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Brevity Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Brevity

May you find great value in these inspirational Brevity Quotes from my large datebase of inspiring quotes and sayings.

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

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

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

Aim for brevity while avoiding jargon.
- Edsger Dijkstra

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


 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sometimes you get the results you wanted,
sometimes you don't.
What matters is that you did your best.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

Be the best that you can be.
- Anonymous

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

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

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

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

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

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

Use what talents you possess.
The woods would be very silent
if no birds sang there,
except those that sang best.
- Henry Van Dyke

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

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

Things turn out best for the people
who make the best of the way things turn out.
- Art Linkletter

Write it on your heart that every day
is the best day in the year.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

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

Always do your best.
- don Miguel Ruiz

When we do the best that we can,
we never know what miracle is wrought in our life,
or in the life of another.
- Helen Keller

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

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

The best is yet to come.
- Ernest Holmes

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

A best friend is like a four leaf clover,
hard to find and lucky to have.
- Anonymous

The Four Agreements
1.Be impeccable with your word.
2.Don't take anything personally.
3.Don't make assumptions.
4.Always do your best.
- don Miguel Ruiz

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

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

The best time to make friends is before you need them.
- Ethel Barrymore

Best friends are the ones who can be the farthest away
but there the fastest when you call.
- Anonymous

The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree
is the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.
- Burton Hills

Success has a simple formula:
do your best, and people may like it.
- Sam Ewing

May you never forget what is worth remembering,
or remember what is best forgotten.
- Anonymous

Experience is the best teacher.
- Proverb

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

My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
- Henry Ford

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


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