Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius, and a lot of courage, to move in the opposite direction.
- Albert Einstein
If you can't explain something to a six-year-old, you really don't understand it yourself.
- Albert Einstein - Quoted by Code Complete, Chapter 3: Prerequisites to Construction., Code Complete: A Practical Handbook of Software Construction by Steve C McConnell , ISBN: 1556154844
Keep it simple; as simple as possible, but no simpler.
- Albert Einstein - Quoted in The C++ Programming Language by Bjarne Stroustrup.
A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it.
- Albert Einstein