Pinterest • The world’s catalog of ideas Ockham's Razor - "With all things being equal, the simplest explanation tends to be the right one." One meaning: if it all makes more sense because it is all based on a lie, then it probably is.


Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity. (Page of quotes here called Occam's Razor Quotes)

Occam's razor (also written as Ockham's razor from William of Ockham (c. 1287 – 1347), and in Latin lex parsimoniae) is a principle of parsimony, economy, or succinctness used in problem-solving. It states that among competing hypotheses, the hypothesis with the fewest assumptions should be selected.