What is short form?

Famous quotes containing the words form and/or short:

    I don’t think of form as a kind of architecture. The architecture is the result of the forming. It is the kinesthetic and visual sense of position and wholeness that puts the thing into the realm of art.
    Roy Lichtenstein (b. 1923)

    Life’s too short for chess.
    Henry J. Byron (1834–1884)