Dr Arif Akhtar
May 4, 2017 · 1 min read

“I didn’t have time to write a short letter, so I wrote a long one instead.”

Mark Twain

As Mark Twain suggested I think writing a hundred words probably requires more mental effort than writing a thousand — particularly if you want it to be meaningful.

Distilling the essence of what you want to say and making the effort to cut out what is extraneous requires a lot more cognitive effort.

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