Erasmus never coins a sentence which, rounded off and pithy, becomes a proverb and in this manner lives.
"Erasmus and the Age of Reformation" by Johan Huizinga
His own oratorical efforts were usually brief, pithy, and to the point.
"Western Characters" by J. L. McConnel
Something plain, pithy, and appropriate is what they like; the shorter the better.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 378, April, 1847" by Various
I had little leisure to turn over the meaning of this interview in my mind, for the address of my learned opponent was very short and pithy.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, No. 382, October 1847" by Various
His pithy sentences, when translated into Italian, became the neatest epigrams in the world.
"The Dodge Club" by James De Mille
The short, pithy sayings have become popular mottoes and household words.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
He was a man of great natural ability and bristling with pithy anecdote.
"Shadow and Light" by Mifflin Wistar Gibbs
Says that good honest prose is the best and the sweetest If the words be well chosen, short, Saxon, and pithy.
"The Busted Ex-Texan and Other Stories" by W. H. H. Murray
The points are pithy and taking.
"Gipsy Life being an account of our Gipsies and their children" by George Smith
The stem is pithy or stuffed, rather wavy and silky, yellowish, base slightly bulbous.
"The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise" by M. E. Hard
Its pages were replete with pithy remarks of wit and wisdom.
"Benjamin Franklin, A Picture of the Struggles of Our Infant Nation One Hundred Years Ago" by John S. C. Abbott
Who does not remember their forcible, pithy sayings?
"Émile" by Jean Jacques Rousseau
How these things promote terseness and pithiness of speech!
"1931: A Glance at the Twentieth Century" by Henry Hartshorne
The best retort for that was the pithy epigram of the working man toiling in honest sweat within the secure bounds of a trade.
"Mascara-Viscera" by Paul Cameron Brown
Many of our common sayings, so trite and pithy, are used without the least idea from whose mouth or pen they first originated.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 1" by Various
The officer then in command embraced the opportunity of addressing us in a pithy oration.
"Tales from "Blackwood," Volume 2" by Various
What he said is lost to fame, though doubtless it was pithy and pointed.
"Where the Pavement Ends" by John Russell
It is the simple, yet dignified strength of the short, pithy, sage Sentences.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57, No. 354, April 1845" by Various
Collections of pithy sayings in the form of proverbs and maxims must have been made at a very early period.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5" by Various
He wastes no time in elaborating and explaining his thought, but embodies it in short, terse, pithy, and pregnant sayings.
"A Critical History of Greek Philosophy" by W. T. Stace
A very clever blogger, short and pithy, comments on the world virtually daily.
But for many Americans, Franklin is most affectionately recalled for his witty remarks and pithy proverbs.
Could you tell your love story in six pithy words.
And Garcia's pithy advice on what to wear to wear.
All the best new music at BSR with pithy commentary from BSR DJs.
Many grades are accompanied by pithy comments of explanation.
Since January 1973, the Intelligencer section has been New York 's weekly home for news, gossip, short takes, and pithy commentary.
Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike Brown's firing draws pithy response from Lawrence Frank.
Using Rap to Teach Pithy Lessons in Business.
Brown's Pithy Veto Messages Could Hint at Future.
Searching Death Row For Pithy Metaphors.
As a complement to the National Center for Employee Ownership's new take on stock option backdating—so much in the news in tech and beyond—Executive Director Corey Rosen has penned a pithy poem on the subject.
WASHINGTON — Airline passengers who get frustrated and kick a wall, throw a suitcase or make a pithy comment to a screener could find themselves in a little-known Homeland Security database.
Pithy verses deal with doomsday.
President Obama, most famous for his soaring speeches, apparently has a knack for the pithy tweet, too.