Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few.
Some words of wisdom from another of the great Greek philosophers. Also for those who remember some of their grade school geometry, this is the fellow for whom the Pythagorean theorem is named. Philosophy and math makes an interesting combination plus he also founded a religious movement called Pythagoreanism.
Okay, how many of you have known someone who, however likable, could talk for an hour and you were none the wiser for having listened? Out of all the words they used, most are repetitious and only a very small percentage of them actually contained any real information. Sometimes it's as if they are on an audio loop and you would desperately like to push pause.
I could spout out a lot of words about why I think this happens based on the individuals and their different life circumstances, but I won't. I'll just leave you with this thought: Talk less and say more.