Charles-Louis de SecondatCharles-Louis de Secondat, (1689-1755) Baron de Montesquieu

Charles-Louis de Secondat Quote

“What orators lack in depth they make up for in length.”

Charles-Louis de SecondatCharles-Louis de Secondat
~ Charles-Louis de Secondat

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Mike, Norwalk

And even at that, it is relative. As a slightly off topic observation, I've noticed the lack of depth and weaker a prosecutor's case, the more they try and gloss over and make up for it in length of their orations (verbal and written). The same is true with legislation.

Bill, Here
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Bill, Here    5/15/12

Or to quote Leonard Wibberly "that yea might be turned into nay, if sufficient verbiage were applied to the matter..."

jim k, Austin, Tx

George Burns once said that the perfect sermon was to have a good opening, a good close, and to keep those as close together as possible.

E Archer, NYC

It takes few words to speak the truth.


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