More quotes on brevity

“Ask me to talk off the cuff and I can speak for two hours. Ask me to talk for 5 minutes and I need six weeks to prepare.” – Sir Winston Churchill

“Sorry for the long letter, if I had more time it would have been shorter.” – Blaise Pascal

By the way, I talked today in chapel for less than 5 minutes. The girl who followed me, however, to give her testimony, took up so much time that the other guy on the schedule didn’t have a chance to share. I guess she didn’t get the memo that said, “Keep it to 5 minutes.”