Demonstrations de L´Institut Gurdjieff
Theatre des Champs Elysees
He was scornful of wordy analysis of philosophical ideas, and his own ideas were always expressed clearly, even crudely, with the earthiness of his peasant stoc ,and seemed to come out of his personal experience and contemplation. Verbosity he always condemned, and in the early days particularly that of Ouspensky, who was an effortless, brilliant but wordy talker.
Anna Butkowsky Hewitt - With Gurdjieff in St.Petersburg and Paris p.142
C.S. Nott - Teachings of Gurdjieff p.107
Dr. Kenneth Walker - Venture with Ideas
Fritz Peters - Gurdjieff Remembered (Chapter X)