Brevity Quotes

Not that the story need be long, but it will take a long while to make it short.

Brevity may be the soul of wit, but not when someone’s saying “I love you.” When someone’s saying “I love you,” he always ought to give a lot of details: Like, Why does he love you? And, How much does he love you? And, When and where did he first begin to love you? Favorable […]

Let thy speech be short, comprehending much in few words. (Ecclesiasticus 32:8)

Brevity is the best recommendation of speech, whether in a senator or an orator.

No speech can be entirely bad if it is short enough.

I shall be so brief that I have already finished.

Good things, when short, are twice as good.

Whatever your advice, make it brief.

I struggle to be brief, and I become obscure.

There is need of brevity, that the thought may run on.