Most popular brevity quotes
It is better not to speak a word at all than to speak more words than we should.
Brevity is the soul of wit.
Words are like leaves; and where they most abound, Much fruit of sense beneath is rarely found.
Brevity and conciseness are the parents of conviction. The leaden bullet is more fatal than when multiplied into shot.
If you would be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams—the more they are condensed, the deeper they burn.
Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say little in many words, but a great deal in a few.
TO SUM UP It may be observed in a general way that life would be better, distinctly, if more of the people with nothing to say were able to say it succinctly.