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Short words are the best and old words when short are best of all.

Winston Churchill (1874-1965) British politician.

Prose, words in their best order. Poetry, the best words in the best order.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834) British poet, critic, and philosopher.

Never use big words where a diminutive one will suffice.

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Yes and No are very short words to say, but we should think for some length of time before saying them.

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The limits of my language are the limits of my mind. All I know is what I have words for.

Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951) Austrian-British philosopher.

Man is a creature who lives not upon bread alone, but principally by catch words.

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1895) Scottish essayist, poet and novelist.

The adjective is the banana peel of the parts of speech.

Clifton Fadiman (1904-1999) American editor and writer.

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