Inventing Simple Things

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Man makes all his first inventions in the most complex way possible, and it takes him years before he can hit on the simple and obvious way of doing things.
–Peter McArthur

Have you paused lately to say a prayer of thanks for Arial and Times New Roman? 🙂

(Reblogged from Swallow in the Wind 02/16/13)

2 thoughts on “Inventing Simple Things

  1. Glad to hear it! 😉
    Actually we have hundreds readable fonts nowadays—some online sites list hundreds—but I think so many choices complicate life rather than making it easier. Just deciding what font to use on the wedding/anniversary invitations can take half a day. 🙂

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