No winter lasts forever; no spring skips it's turn.
— Hal Borland

There have been many times I regretted skipping a run - but there has never been a time I regretted taking one.
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Say all you have to say in the fewest possible words, or your reader will be sure to skip them; and in the plainest possible words or he will certainly misunderstand them.
— John Ruskin

He has only half learned the art of reading who has not added to it the more refined art of skipping and skimming.
— Arthur Balfour

It is excellent discipline for an author to feel that he must say all that he has to say in the fewest possible words, or his readers is sure to skip them.
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