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Subject:Re: Help ID a quote... From:Robert Heath <robert -dot- heath -at- FRITZ -dot- COM> Date:Wed, 26 May 1999 14:15:13 -0700
> I need to find a quote, and identify it. I have read it
> numerous times,
> but now that I want it...
> I think it is by Mark Twain and it says something to the
> effect that he
> would write a shorter story (or whatever) if he had more time-pointing
> out it is harder and takes more time to write concisely.
> Can anyone help with this?
The quotation, I believe, actually comes from Blaise Pascal. I remember a
French professor alluding to it a long time ago in college. As to where you
might find it, how about Bartlett's Quotations, which are on the web at: