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Wise Quotes about Short

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Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

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There is no short cut to achievement.
Life requires thorough preparation -
veneer isn't worth anything.
- George Washington Carver

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

If I am happy in spite of my deprivations,
if my happiness is so deep that it is a faith,
so thoughtful that it becomes a philosophy of life.
If, in short, I am an optimist,
my testimony to the creed of optimism is worth hearing.
- Helen Keller
...
Helen Keller (1880-1968) overcame being both deaf and blind
to become a famous author, lecturer, and activist
for women's suffrage, workers' rights, and ending war.

 

Many people know so little about what
is beyond their short range of experience.
They look within themselves - and find nothing!
Therefore they conclude that there
is nothing outside themselves either.
- Helen Keller

Life is short,
Break the Rules.
Forgive quickly,
Kiss SLOWLY.
Love truly.
Laugh uncontrollably
And never regret
ANYTHING
That makes you smile
- Mark Twain

Life is too short, time is too precious,
and the stakes are too high
to dwell on what might have been.
- Hilary Clinton

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It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words
but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?"
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Worry is spiritual short sight.
Its cure is intelligent faith.
- Paul Brunton

Falling out of love is very enlightening.
For a short while you see the world with new eyes.
- Iris Murdoch

Short words are best
and the old words, when short, are best of all.
- Winston Churchill

Embrace your uniqueness.
Time is much too short to be
living someone else's life.
- Kobi Yamada

Walking takes longer...
than any other known form of locomotion except crawling.
Thus it stretches time and prolongs life.
Life is already too short to waste on speed.
- Edward Abbey

Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other.
- Walter Elliot

In youth the days are short and the years are long.
In old age the years are short and day's long.
- Pope Paul VI

Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.
- Socrates

Kind words can be short and easy to speak,
but their echoes are truly endless.
- Mother Teresa

Time is too slow for those who wait,
too swift for those who fear,
too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice,
but for those who love, time is eternity.
- Henry Van Dyke

Anger is a short madness.
- Horace

Work is hard.
Distractions are plentiful.
And time is short.
- Adam Hochschild

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Maturity is only a short break in adolescence.
- Jules Feiffer

Don't hurry. Don't worry.
You're only here for a short visit.
So don't forget to stop and smell the roses.
- Walter Hagen

I love short trips to New York; to me it is the finest three-day town on earth.
- James Cameron

When you choose your friends, don't be short-changed
by choosing personality over character.
- W. Somerset Maugham

I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think,
all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read,
and all the friends I want to see.
- John Burroughs

The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk.
- Jacqueline Schiff

We didn't actually overspend our budget.
The health Commission allocation simply fell short of our expenditure.
- Frank Howard Clark

Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion,
but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

It is very important to generate a good attitude,
a good heart, as much as possible.
From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term
for both yourself and others will come.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

If you don't enjoy your career,
today is the day to begin a long-term plan
for creating a career that interests and excites you.
And, in the short term, even if you hate your job,
look for small joys at work each day,
perhaps in your interactions with customers and co-workers.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every man casts a shadow;
not his body only, but his imperfectly mingled spirit.
This is his grief. Let him turn which way he will,
it falls opposite to the sun;
short at noon, long at eve. Did you never see it?
- Henry David Thoreau

To give a character life in a short space of time,
it helps if you arrive on screen with a past.
- Jeanne Moreau

I'm a fan of short horror fiction...
in fact, the most memorable horror I've read is of the short variety...
but I have a hard time pulling it off myself.
- George Stephen

My time inside there was very short compared to the
amount of time it took to take on and take off this
suit and to test me for how much radioactivity I have.
- William Scranton

The very idea of marriage is basic to recognition as equals in our society;
any status short of that is inferior,
unjust, and unconstitutional.
- Ted Olson

My career at Warner Brothers consisted of one musical short subject.
I was running around in a bear skin.
Very chic.
- Ethel Merman

The belief in the possibility of a short decisive war
appears to be one of the most ancient and dangerous of human illusions.
- Robert Wilson Lynd

I have a really good band, and just returned from a
short tour in California.
It hasn't always gone that well.
- Mick Taylor

A short reign does not spare the masses.
- Publius Papinius Statius

When I was starting out, I did not do short fiction well,
because I kept wanting to write books.
- Elizabeth Moon

You can't pander to your audience.
You might in the short term, but ultimately you can't hoodwink them,
either.
- Peter Maxwell Davies

Life is too short to harbor any hostilities towards anybody.
- Peabo Bryson

Many of my short stories (all unpublished) were horror,
and the novel I'd just finished was horror,
too.
- George Stephen

I declare before you all that my whole life,
whether it be long or short, shall be devoted to your
service and the service of our great imperial family to which we all belong.
- Elizabeth II

Sometimes it's necessary to go a long distance out
of the way in order to come back a short distance correctly.
- Edward Albee

It's good to experience Hollywood in short bursts,
I guess.
Little snippets.
I don't think I can handle being here all the time,
it's pretty nutty.
- Johnny Depp

A man can be short and dumpy and getting bald but if he has fire,
women will like him.
- Mae West

I love experiencing other people's realities,
seeing the world through their eyes for a short period of time.
- Josh Lucas

All I really want to be is boring.
When people talk about me, I'd like them to say,
Carol's basically a short Bill Bradley.
Or, Carol's kind of like Al Gore in a skirt.
- Carol Moseley Braun

For a writer, life is always too short to write.
I will just try my best during what remains of my life.
- Cao Yu

Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases:
If it moves,
tax it.
If it keeps moving, regulate it.
And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
- Ronald Reagan

Time is strange.
A moment can be as short as a breath,
or as long as eternity.
- Ardel Wray

Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

Believe in yourself, not only in swimming,
but in life itself.
You always have to have fun.
You have to have an open mind.
If you're not enjoying it, don't do it.
Life's too short.
- Debbie Meyer

I'm not a risk taker.
I don't do plunging necklines or really short skirts.
I try to stay as classy as possible and provide a little mystery.
- Kristen Bell

The long time to come when I shall not exist has more
effect on me than this short present time,
which nevertheless seems endless.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Life's too short to be working with divas.
- Richard O'Brien

I'm too short to host a late-night talk show.
It's like the bar at an amusement-park ride.
You have to be six foot two or over.
- Jon Stewart

Life is too short to spend hoping that the perfectly
arched eyebrow or hottest new lip shade will mask an ugly heart.
- Kevyn Aucoin

I want to be a hero, a small and good kind of hero,
even though I know heroes have very short lives.
- Boris Becker

When George asked me to be the prequels,
it was the same kind of meeting - it was very short and to the point.
It was nice to see him after a long time,
and we met in a hotel room.
- Ian McDiarmid

Until politics are a branch of science we shall do
well to regard political and social reforms as experiments
rather than short-cuts to the millennium.
- John B. S. Haldane

You have to have a short memory as a closer.
- Frank Robinson

Action leads to Attention.
that in the short-term releases Rewarding brain chemicals
and in the long term improves reproductive success.
- Keith Henson

Well, I know, after all, it is only juxtaposition,
Juxtaposition, in short; and what is juxtaposition?
- Arthur Hugh Clough

In short, the animal and vegetable lines,
diverging widely above, join below in a loop.
- Asa Gray

Life is short and if you're looking for extension,
you had best do well.
'Cause there's good deeds and then there's good intentions.
They are as far apart as Heaven and Hell.
- Ben Harper

My short game's not that good.
It just becomes a matter of getting that weight moving.
- Ozzie Smith

I write short stories, and I wrote a play.
- Rita Dove

There is no tragedy in missing a putt,
no matter how short.
All have erred in this respect.
- Walter Hagen


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