True brevity of expression consists in everywhere saying only what is worth saying, and in avoiding tedious detail about things which everyone can supply for himself. - Arthur Schopenhauer (The Art of Literature Quotes)

True brevity of expression consists in everywhere saying only what is worth saying, and in avoiding tedious detail about things which everyone can supply for himself.[Die echte Kürze des Ausdrucks besteht darin, daß man überall nur sagt, was sagenswert ist, hingegen alle weitschweifigen Auseinandersetzungen dessen, was jeder selbst hinzudenken kann.]

Source:(Swan Sonnenschein & Co., ed. 1900), Chapter II. On Style, Page 31
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