Inspirational William of Ockham Quotes

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William of Ockham Quotes

“The explanation requiring the fewest assumptions is most likely to be correct.”
― William of Ockham

“When you have two competing theories that make exactly the same predictions, the simpler one is the better.”
― William of Ockham

“Entities should not be multiplied beyond necessity.”
― William of Ockham

“Plurality is never to be posited without necessity.”
― William of Ockham

“It is pointless to do with more what can be done with fewer.”
― William of Ockham quotes

“Keep things simple.”
― William of Ockham quotes

“Logic is the most useful tool of all the arts. Without it no science can be fully known.”
― William of Ockham

“With all things being equal, the simplest explanation tends to be the right one.”
― William of Ockham

“All things being equal, the simplest solution tends to be the best one.”
― William of Ockham

“The simplest explanation is usually the right one”
― William of Ockham

“I have set out opposing assertions in response to your question and I have touched on quite strong arguments in support of each position. Therefore consider now which seems the more probable to you.”
― William of Ockham

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