Title: Simply Put
The main clue is provided by 29-Across: With 44-, 63-, 77-, and 93-Across, a piece of long-winded advice.
The quote running through those four across lines is as follows: Potential consequences of a plan or decision one cannot reverse should be heeded prior to the time an action is effectuated.
The far less convoluted version, a well-known adage, runs down the center of the grid.
24-Down: This puzzle’s long-winded advice, simply put. Answer: Look before you leap.
This puzzle was pretty easy. Only one clue about a person I’ve never heard of.
10 D. Fashion photographer Herb. Answer: Ritts