Brevity is the soul of wit

Submitted by Juha Rämö on 10.03.2017

Brevity is the soul of wit (English) — Intelligent speech and writing should aim at using few words.

English, explained by Juha Rämö on Fri, 10/03/2017 - 21:33

Brevity is the soul of wit — U mnoštvu reči gubi se smisao.

Serbian, explained by sajlovicnatasa on Mon, 01/05/2017 - 19:53

Translations of "Brevity is the soul of wit"

FinnishLyhyestä virsi kaunis
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GermanIn der Kürze liegt die Würze
Greekτο λακωνίζειν εστί φιλοσοφείν
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Greek #1, #2
RussianКраткость - сестра таланта
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"Brevity is the soul of wit" in lyrics

My phrases you'll note

"This is the short and long of it"
"Brevity is the soul of wit"
"As good luck would have have it"
You can quote

Horrible Histories - William Shakespeare Song