E. F. Schumacher Quote

It is rather more difficult to recapture directness and simplicity than to advance in the direction of ever more sophistication and complexity. Any third-rate engineer or researcher can increase complexity; but it takes a certain flair of real insight to make things simple again.


Small Is Beautiful, Part II, Chapter 5 (p. 146), Harper & Row, Publishers. 1973

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It is rather more difficult to recapture directness and simplicity than to advance in the direction of ever more sophistication and complexity. Any...

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It is rather more difficult to recapture directness and simplicity than to advance in the direction of ever more sophistication and complexity. Any...

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It is rather more difficult to recapture directness and simplicity than to advance in the direction of ever more sophistication and complexity. Any...

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It is rather more difficult to recapture directness and simplicity than to advance in the direction of ever more sophistication and complexity. Any...