I am often amazed at how much more capability and enthusiasm for science there is among elementary school youngsters than among college students.
— Carl Sagan

Excellent! I cried. elementary, said he.
Arthur Conan Doyle elementary quote

My father must have had some elementary education for he could read and write and keep accounts inaccurately
— George Bernard Shaw

If men as individuals surrender to the call of their elementary instincts, avoiding pain and seeking satisfaction only for their own selves, the result for them all taken together must be a state of insecurity, of fear, and of promiscuous misery.
— Albert Einstein

Methinks the human method of expression by sound of tongue is very elementary, and ought to be substituted for some ingenious invention which should be able to give vent to at least six coherent sentences at once.
— elementary quotation by Virginia Woolf