Quotation Explorer - 'Brevity'

Brevity is the soul of wit. - William Shakespeare
Brevity is the soul of lingerie. - Dorothy Parker
What is an epigram? A dwarfish whole, its body brevity, and wit its soul. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
To write good poems is the secret of brevity. - Dejan Stojanovic
The brevity of our lives breeds a kind of temporal parochialism—an ignorance of or an indifference to those planetary gears which turn more slowly than our own. - Kathryn Schulz
The dusty tombs of long-dead exorcist priests lay in the alcoves below, surmounted by stone effigies, the features eroded by the passing of time and the reverent caresses of their grateful parishioners, a reminder, she knew all too well, of the brevity of life. - Sarah Ash
It's not my accent, but my brevity makes me stylish. - Amit Kalantri
Life in all its brevity deserved to be lived, for the right reasons. Belonging Places. - M.R. Weston
On the Brevity of Our TiesTies in this world last only for a time. We are husband and wife, parent and child, for a short period only. Once this reality sinks in, we cannot help treasuring each moment of our brief association. - Kentetsu Takamori
Screenwriting is made of brevity. - A.D. Posey
I confess to wincing every so often at a poorly chosen word, a mangled sentence, an expression of emotion that seems indulgent or overly practiced. I have the urge to cut the book by fifty pages or so, possessed as I am with a keener appreciation for brevity. - Barack Obama
But I hasten to finish my story. Brevity is justified at once to those who readily understand, and to those who will never understand. - George Eliot
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