Johannes Kepler Quote

Prolixity of phrases has it own obscurity, no less than terse brevity. The latter evades the mind's eye while the former distracts it; the one lacks the light while the other overwhelms with superfluous glitter; the latter does not arouse the sight while the former quite dazzles it.


New Astronomy, Author's introduction (p. 47), At The University Press. 1992

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Prolixity of phrases has it own obscurity, no less than terse brevity. The latter evades the mind's eye while the former distracts it; the one lacks...

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Prolixity of phrases has it own obscurity, no less than terse brevity. The latter evades the mind's eye while the former distracts it; the one lacks...

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Prolixity of phrases has it own obscurity, no less than terse brevity. The latter evades the mind's eye while the former distracts it; the one lacks...

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Prolixity of phrases has it own obscurity, no less than terse brevity. The latter evades the mind's eye while the former distracts it; the one lacks...