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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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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

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

 

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)

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

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.

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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.

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

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

Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.
- Socrates

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

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

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

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

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

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

Take time to laugh.
It is the music of the soul.
Take time to think.
It is the source of power.
Take time to play.
It is the source of perpetual youth.
Take time to read.
It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to pray.
It is the greatest power on Earth.
Take time to love and be loved.
It is a God-given privilege.
Take time to be friendly.
It is the road to happiness.
Take time to give.
It is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to work.
It is the price of success.
- Anonymous

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Anger is a short madness.
- Horace

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

How sweet for those faring badly to forget their misfortunes even for a short time.
- Sophocles

For one swallow does not make a summer,
nor does one day; and so too one day,
or a short time, does not make a man blessed and happy.
- Aristotle

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

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

I tried painting for a short time and realized that
I was not a child prodigy at painting.
- Kim Weston

Winners live in the present tense.
People who come up short are consumed with future or past.
I want to be living in the now.
- Alex Rodriguez

He's too short, he's too...
tall, he's...
just not going to work.
- Ed Wood

One who imitates what is bad always goes beyond his model;
while one who imitates what is good always comes up short of it.
- Francesco Guicciardini

My marriage had been impulsive.
That marriage should have been short-lived instead
of the 23 years it spanned.
- Joseph Barbera

Law makes long spokes of the short stakes of men.
- William Empson

Life's too short for chess.
- Henry James Byron

Suspense is very important.
Even though this is humor and they're short stories,
that theory of building suspense is still there.
- Sergio Aragones

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

The politician being interviewed clearly takes a great
deal of trouble to imagine an ending to his sentence:
and if he stopped short? His entire policy would be jeopardized!
- Roland Barthes

Being a good psychoanalyst, in short,
has the same disadvantage as being a good parent:
The children desert one as they grow up.
- Morton Hunt

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

I don't want to be an action star, an action star's life is so short.
I want my life to get longer, I want my career to get longer.
- Jackie Chan

We were interested in this notion of compression-
a lot of the songs were really short so that you'd
absorb them in memory rather than when you're actually hearing them.
- Arto Lindsay

The short story, on the other hand, is the perfect American form.
- Tobias Wolff

Directors are never in short supply of girlfriends.
- Bob Fosse

I have worked hard to improve my consistency in my driving,
irons, short game, and putting.
- Natalie Gulbis

The reader really has to step up to the plate and read a short story.
- Tobias Wolff

If you haven't got it.
Fake it!
Too short? Wear big high heels, but do practice walking.
- Victoria Adams

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

Ability hits the mark where presumption overshoots
and diffidence falls short.
- Golda Meir

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

Its visits, like those of angels, short,
and far between.
- Robert Blair

Where there are large powers with little ambition...
nature may be said to have fallen short of her purposes.
- Jonathan Swift

We can only see a short distance ahead,
but we can see plenty there that needs to be done.
- Alan Turing

Regarding one's career: always be prepared,
no short cuts - hard work is the only alternative that really works.
- Kiana Tom

You never realize how short a month is until you pay alimony.
- John Barrymore

You have to be kind of clued into them,
they are a world of their own, and most people find
them disappointing because the best short stories are
not constructed like novels.
- Tobias Wolff

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

I write short, my words tight to the thread of the narrative.
- Carmen Laforet

Young man, young man, your arm's too short to box with God.
- James Weldon Johnson

I was long brought up to think that it was nothing
short of a crime to miss a sale.
- James Cash Penney

My mom is always telling me it takes a long time to get to the top,
but a short time to get to the bottom.
- Miley Cyrus

Everyday I strive to, at least, recognise my short-comings
and the things I have to do to be the best person that I can possibly be.
- Alexander O'Neal

Life is painful, nasty and short...
in my case it has only been painful and nasty.
- Djuna Barnes


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