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Brevity Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Brevity.

Brevity is the best recommendation of speech,
whether in a senator or an orator.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Brevity is a great charm of eloquence.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Brevity is the soul of wit.
- William Shakespeare

Infancy is what is eternal, and the rest,
all the rest, is brevity, extreme brevity.
- Antonio Porchia

 

I find it satisfying and intellectually stimulating
to work with the intensity,
brevity, balance and word play of the short story.
- Annie Proulx

Brevity and conciseness are the parents of correction.
- Hosea Ballou

What is a epigram? A dwarfish whole.
Its body brevity, and wit its soul.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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Aim for brevity while avoiding jargon.
- Edsger Dijkstra

With this sense of the splendour of our experience
and of its awful brevity,
gathering all we are into one desperate effort to see and touch,
we shall hardly have time to make theories about the things we see and touch.
- Walter Pater

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

The best and most beautiful things in the world
cannot be seen or even touched.
They must be felt with the heart.
- Helen Keller

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller

The best way to cheer yourself
is to try to cheer someone else up.
- Mark Twain

You may call God love, you may call God goodness.
But the best name for God is compassion.
- Meister Eckhart

The best cure for our own self-inflicted suffering
is often service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do your best, and always accept life as it comes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May love and laughter light your days,
and warm your heart and home.
May good and faithful friends be yours,
wherever you may roam.
May peace and plenty bless your world
with joy that long endures.
May all life's passing seasons
bring the best to you and yours.
- Irish Blessing

Doing your best is taking the action because you love it,
not because you're expecting a reward
- don Miguel Ruiz

The best way to find yourself
is to lose yourself
in the service of others.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Today, I will do my best...
and then relax in the knowing
that I have done all I could.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is best when I wish neither to hurry the future nor to slow it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Give the world the best you have
and it may never be enough.
Give the world your best anyway.
- Mother Teresa

Best Friends: we're a parade - even by ourselves!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Self-care is critical to having a strong inner foundation.
Taking good care of YOU means the people in your life
will receive the best of you rather than what is left of you.
- Lorraine Cohen

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

The best way to destroy an enemy
is to make him a friend.
- Abraham Lincoln

The best way to gain self-confidence
is to do what you are afraid to do.
- Anonymous

Always do your best.
- don Miguel Ruiz

I do my best and accept life as it comes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He who is persistent will realize God.
So try your best to make meditation
a regular experience in your life.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Speak when you are angry -
and you will make the best speech you'll ever regret.
- Laurence J. Peter

The best way to predict the future is to create it.
- Peter F. Drucker

The best road to progress is freedom's road.
- John F. Kennedy

Whatever you do or don't do in your lifetime,
your best contribution to those around you
and to future generations
will be in the happiness and joy
you generated and radiated to those around you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A man's good name is his best monument
- from an old churchyard at Lockerbie, Scotland

One's philosophy is not best expressed in words;
it is expressed in the choices one makes...
and the choices we make
are ultimately our responsibility.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy
is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet,
alone with the heavens, nature and God.
Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be.
- Anne Frank

It is best to avoid the beginnings of evil.
- Henry David Thoreau

I never had a policy;
I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
- Abraham Lincoln

The best relationship is one in which
your love for each other
exceeds your need for each other.
- Anonymous

We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive.
He who is devoid of the power to forgive
is devoid of the power to love.
There is some good in the worst of us
and some evil in the best of us.
When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

You have to accept whatever comes
and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage
and with the best that you have to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Do the best you can. Be proud of your accomplishments -
without comparing yourself to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be yourself. There is nothing more for you to do
than to be the best YOU that you can be -
with no imitation, no pretense, no guilt, no shame.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I do the very best I know how -
the very best I can;
and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.
- Abraham Lincoln

If a man does his best, what else is there?
- George S. Patton

Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it.
- Mark Twain

In the struggle for survival,
the fittest win out at the expense of their rivals
because they succeed in adapting
themselves best to their environment.
- Charles Darwin

In times of great stress or adversity,
it's always best to keep busy,
to plow your anger and your energy
into something positive.
- Lee Iacocca

Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Things are never quite as scary when you've got a best friend.
- Bill Watterson

Sometimes new love comes between old friends.
Sometimes the best love was the one that was always there.
- Anonymous

When the best leader's work is done the people say,
"We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

When it hurts to look back,
and you're scared to look ahead,
you can look beside you
and your best friend will be there.
- Anonymous

In the practice of tolerance,
one's enemy is the best teacher.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

It is no use saying, "We are doing our best."
You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
- Winston Churchill

Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

We fear both the best and the worst in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A true friend sees the good in everything,
and brings out the best in the worst of things.
- Sasha Azevedo

The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing.
The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Success comes from knowing that
you did your best to become the best
that you are capable of becoming.
- John Wooden

The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk.
- Jacqueline Schiff

Work Hard. Do your best. Keep your word.
Never get too big for your britches.
Trust in God. Have no fear;
and Never forget a friend.
- Harry S. Truman

A good example is the best sermon.
- Benjamin Franklin

I want it said of me by those who knew me best,
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

Do not look for approval
except for the consciousness of doing your best.
- Andrew Carnegie

An optimist is one who makes the best
of what he gets the worst of.
- Anonymous

The making of friends, who are real friends,
is the best token we have of a man's success in life.
- Edward Everett Hale


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