No time to make it shorter?

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Sat Sep 1 00:27:44 UTC 2007

The following is (I'm told) attributed to Pascal in Bartlett's 16th
edition, but is not in the 14th.

"I'm sorry this is so long. I didn't have time to make it shorter."

What does the Yale Book of Quotations say?


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