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Brevity is the soul of...

Posted by Gary Martin on July 02, 2007

In Reply to: Brevity is the soul of... posted by Carole Daniels on July 02, 2007

: 'Brevity is the soul of patience'. I've heard this all my life but have been unable to trace it origin. Help?

You will struggle to find that - the proverbial phrase is 'brevity is the soul of wit'. That's from Hamlet. See