Quotes of Elaboration

“ No matter how enmeshed a commander becomes in the elaboration of his own thoughts, it is sometimes necessary to take the enemy into account. ”

- Winston Churchill

“ A discerning eye needs only a hint, and understatement leaves the imagination free to build its own elaborations. ”

- Russell Page

“ Wit and Humor — if any difference, it is in duration — lightning and electric light. Same material, apparently; but one is vivid, and can do damage — the other fools along and enjoys elaboration. ”

- Mark Twain
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