Benoit Mandelbrot: Bottomless wonders spring from simple rules repeated without end.
Magnus Lindkvist: We are afraid to say “I don’t know.”
George Whitesides: A stone is simple. But you can build cathedrals of stones.
Alan Siegel: We need to build humanity into our paperwork.
Philip K. Howard: The law must be simple enough that people can internalize it in their daily choices.
Chip Conley: Bhutan’s created the ultimate export: a new global currency of well-being.
(Photos: TED / James Duncan Davidson)