Four basic premises of writing: clarity, brevity, simplicity, and humanity.
— William Zinsser

The more you say, the less people remember. The fewer the words, the greater the profit.
Francois FeNelon brevity quote

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The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
— Thomas Jefferson

Brevity is the soul of lingerie.
— Dorothy Parker

There's a great power in words, if you don't hitch too many of them together.
— brevity quotation by Josh Billings