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I have a talent for silence and brevity. I can keep silent when it seems best to do so, and when I speak I can, and do usually, qu ...
Wit is often concise and sparkling, compressed into an original pun or metaphor. Brevity is said to be its soul. Humor can be more ...
Our senses perceive no extreme. Too much sound deafens us; too much light dazzles us; too great distance or proximity hinders our ...
A good short story is a work of art which daunts us in proportion to its brevity.... No inspiration is too noble for it; no amount ...
... automatically, worn out by the gloomy day and by the perspective of a sad tomorrow, I put in my mouth a spoonful of tea in whi ...
How very paltry and limited the normal human intellect is, and how little lucidity there is in the human consciousness, may be jud ...
Brevity is the soul of wit.
Much wisdom often goes with brevity of speech.
I am a Ford, not a Lincoln.
An earthly dog of the carriage breed;
Who, having failed of the modern speed,
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