Beauty has its place, but the search for beauty in software - indeed in most things - at the expense of value is an empty pursuit. IEEE 3/4 09, p. 12 Grady Booch Our ability to imagine complex applications will always exceed our ability to develop them. Grady Booch Without a remembrance of things past, without a trained eyed, we miss the beauty and elegance that's present in the mundane. IEEE 3/4 09, p. 13 Grady Booch