Short Excerpt

Famous quotes containing the words short and/or excerpt:

    Chess is ruthless: you’ve got to be prepared to kill people.
    —Nigel Short (b. 1965)

    The sun rarely shines in history, what with the dust and confusion; and when we meet with any cheering fact which implies the presence of this luminary, we excerpt and modernize it.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)