Quotes: complicated

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  • August Strindberg
    August Strindberg
    Swedish writer 1849-1912
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    A man with a so-called character is often a simple piece of mechanism; he has often only one point of view for the extremely complicated relationships of life.
  • Pablo Casals
    Pablo Casals
    Spanish cellist, composer, and conductor 1876-1973
    Pablo Casals
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    Each person has inside a basic decency and goodness. If he listens to it and acts on it, he is giving a great deal of what it is the world needs most. It is not complicated but it takes courage. It takes courage for a person to listen to his own goodness and act on it.
  • Paul Valery
    Paul Valery
    French poet 1871-1945
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    A man is infinitely more complicated than his thoughts.
  • Joseph Conrad
    Joseph Conrad
    In Poland born English writer 1857-1924
    Joseph Conrad
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    An artist is a man of action, whether he creates a personality, invents an expedient, or finds the issue of a complicated situation.
  • Bosnia is a complicated country: three religions, three nations and those 'others'. Nationalism is strong in all three nations; in two of them there are a lot of racism, chauvinism, separatism; and now we are supposed to make a state out of that.
  • A. N. Wilson
    A. N. Wilson
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    Brain power improves by brain use, just as our bodily strength grows with exercise. And there is no doubt that a large proportion of the female population, from school days to late middle age, now have very complicated lives indeed.
  • Adrienne Rich
    Adrienne Rich
    American Poet 1929-
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    Every journey into the past is complicated by delusions, false memories, false namings of real events.
  • Wallace Stevens
    Wallace Stevens
    American poet 1879-1955
    Wallace Stevens
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    Everything is complicated; if that were not so, life and poetry and everything else would be a bore.
  • Dave Barry
    Dave Barry
    American humorist, writer
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    Guys are simple... women are not simple and they always assume that men must be just as complicated as they are, only way more mysterious. The whole point is guys are not thinking much. They are just what they appear to be. Tragically.
  • Richard Deupree
    Richard Deupree
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    I don't understand complicated problems. I only understand simple ones.
  • A. N. Wilson
    A. N. Wilson
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    IQ in general has improved since tests first began. Psychologists think that this is because modern life becomes ever more complicated.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
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    It is far more difficult to be simple than to be complicated; far more difficult to sacrifice skill and easy execution in the proper place, than to expand both indiscriminately.
  • Alain de Botton
    Alain de Botton
    Swiss-born British author 1969-
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    It's clear to me that there is no good reason for many philosophy books to sound as complicated as they do.
  • Ludwig Wittgenstein
    Ludwig Wittgenstein
    Austrian - English philosopher 1889-1951
    Ludwig Wittgenstein
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    Language is a part of our organism and no less complicated than it.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
    Confucius
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    Life is really simple, but men insist on making it complicated.
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