Speak properly, and in as few words as you can, but always plainly; for the end of speech is not ostentation, but to be understood.
-- An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come.*
-- Victor Hugo, ' ,' 1852
*I generally stay away from any kind of "war" philosophy - I find I am not able to understand what the heck is being communicated - but, this specific quote makes sense to me . . .
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