In labouring to be concise, I become obscure.
— Horace

Vigorous writing is concise. A sentence should contain no unnecessary words, a paragraph no unnecessary sentences, for the same reason that a drawing should have no unnecessary lines and a machine no unnecessary parts.
William Strunk, Jr. concise quote

Vigorous writing is concise.
— William Strunk, Jr.

Does a black person make them an African American? No. There are Hispanics that are very, very dark skinned so the word has lost its meaning, it's not a very concise or proper word to use even today and it wasn't then.
— Pam Grier

God has stated in clear and concise language how He created the universe and we ought not to doubt His Word.
— Walter Lang