Brevity is the soul of wit -- William Shakespeare.
Sorry, can't get through the first sentence of your quote.
The quote is too esoteric for this forum. Perhaps apt for say a advanced theology class.
Here's an example of a great quote that captures everything, including the readers attention.
"God knows everything" -- Psalms 139.
On the contrary, Edwards is always welcome reading, and in this case spot-on. Jonathan Edwards lived long before the era of the vacouus sound-bite and the shrunken attention span. We should not encourage either of those things: they are tools of the enemy.