Quotes / To Make a Long Story Short

Wadsworth: "To make a long story short..."
Colonel Mustard: "Too late."

"As far as I'm concerned, if something is so complicated that you can't explain it in 10 seconds, then it's probably not worth knowing anyway."
Calvin, Calvin and Hobbes

"Long story short, you have a magical evening. Short Story Long? Anything by Dickens."

"Was ist der langen Rede kurzer Sinn?" ("What is the long oration's short meaning?")
Questenberg responding to Buttler's long speech in Wallenstein by Friedrich Schiller

After showering, the three conversed at great length, almost as if filling in the three-year gap that had separated them.
MOTHER 3, Chapter 4