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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

NUMBER: 2078
AUTHOR: Blaise Pascal (1623–62)
QUOTATION: The present letter is a very long one, simply because I had no leisure to make it shorter.
ATTRIBUTION: BLAISE PASCAL, Pensées, The Provincial Letters, provincial letter 16, p. 571 (1941). See also Oratory.
SUBJECTS: Writers and writing