2014-0531

The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter—’tis the difference between the lightning-bug and the lightning.
—Samuel Langhorne Clemens, a.k.a. Mark Twain (1835–1910) via a letter to George Bainton, 10/15/1888

2013-0417

Confusion is a word we have invented for an order that is not understood.
Henry Miller (1891–1980)

2013-0301

Brevity is the soul of wit.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616) via (Polonius in Hamlet)

”Give me my longsword, ho!
—William Shakespeare

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