In anything at all, perfection is finally attained not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away. --Antoine de Saint-Exupery, "Wind, Sand and Stars"
K.I.S.S. - Keep It Simple, Stupid
Become an expert by mastering the basics. --B. Yu
I'm sorry this letter is so long, but I did not have time to make it shorter. --Blaise Pascal
Ultima Ratio Regum.
It's turtles all the way down.