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  1. less is moreproverb

    That which is less complicated is often better understood and more appreciated than what is more complicated; simplicity is preferable to complexity; brevity in communication is more effective than verbosity.

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    Read the full text of the Less Is More poem by Kurt Philip Behm on the Poetry.com website.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of less is more in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of less is more in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of less is more in a Sentence

  1. Mies van der Rohe, Referring to Modern Architecture:

    Less is more.

  2. Paul Hames:

    Less is more, more or less.

  3. The Serb:

    I didn't hit a tennis ball, and it happens sometimes it's actually good to rest your mind and rest your body. Less is more sometimes.

  4. Elizabeth Sulcer:

    I think sometimes less is more and I really loved it in the white — it was bright and very beautiful.

  5. Alan Butler:

    Less is more, these are public health related systems that should be managed by public health departments and should be limited in how they're used to that context. We don't want these to be broad data collection systems for all sorts of different uses that exist far beyond the public health crisis.

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