Quotations on Brevity

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What is a epigram? A dwarfish whole. Its body brevity, and wit its soul.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
(Keywords: Soul, Body, Brevity, Wit)

With this sense of the splendour of our experience and of its awful brevity, gathering all we are into one desperate effort to see and touch, we shall hardly have time to make theories about the things we see and touch.
- Walter Pater
(Keywords: Experience, Time, Brevity, Effort, Sense, Theories)

I find it satisfying and intellectually stimulating to work with the intensity, brevity, balance and word play of the short story.
- Annie Proulx
(Keywords: Work, Balance, Brevity, Play, Word)

Brevity is the soul of wit.
- William Shakespeare
(Keywords: Soul, Brevity, Wit)

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