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Top 48 Very Short But Good Quotes

#1. I think the hedge-fund industry has taken a reputational turn for the worse, this dog-eat-dog stuff. I'm not just talking about Herbalife or J. C. Penney, but in other situations where the media really focuses on who's long and who's short. I don't think it's a good thing for the industry. - Author: Bill Ackman
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#2. Maybe it was being orphaned and alone all my life, but I always steeled for the worst outcome I could envision. That way I could shrug and be almost happy with anything that fell short of the worst. It was a peculiar life skill and one I had gotten damn good at. - Author: James Anderson
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#3. We're here for such a short period of time. Live like you're already dead, man. Have a good time. Do your best. Let it all come ripping right through you. - Author: Jeff Bridges
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#4. Our demand for good looks, expressed in the biting comments that ensue when public figures fall short of perfection, puts enormous pressures on these individuals and may screen out the otherwise qualified. If video killed the radio star, it may also be doing away with the homely politician. - Author: Virginia Postrel
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#5. The short story is very good at looking at shadow psychologies and how the system breaks down underneath. - Author: Sarah Hall
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#6. I believe that if you don't derive a deep sense of purpose from what you do, if you don't come radiantly alive several times a day, if you don't feel deeply grateful at the tremendous good fortune that has been bestowed on you, then you are wasting your life. And life is too short to waste. - Author: Srikumar Rao
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#7. I think the good old British democracy should keep scrutinising and pressing to get the truth out. - Author: Clare Short
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#8. I've learned there's a big difference between a long-focused value investor and a good short-seller. That difference is psychological and I think it falls into the realm of behavioral finance. - Author: James Chanos
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#9. In short, on the basis of horse sense and the best scientific information, there was nothing good to be said for the exploration of space. The time was long past when one nation could seem more glorious than another by hurling some heavy object into nothingness. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#10. Life is simply too short to think about everything you put in your mouth, and it's not good for children to see you picking over bits of salad. - Author: Keeley Hawes
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#11. No, I wasn't. I was just thinking how sad it is that for such a good-looking guy, you're a few crayons short of a rainbow." His - Author: Laurann Dohner
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#12. Living appears good, long, and tiresome, but it is way too short than a single stroke of lightning. - Author: Aniruddha Sastikar
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#13. A bad short story or novel or poem leaves one comparatively calm because it does not exist, unless it gets a fake prestige throughbeing mistaken for good work. It is essentially negative, it is something that has not come through. But over bad criticism one has a sense of real calamity. - Author: Rebecca West
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#14. Most people can start a short story or a novel. If you're a writer, you can finish them. Finish enough of them, and you may be good enough to be publishable. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#15. A good sacrifice is one that is not necessarily sound but leaves your opponent dazed and confused. - Author: Nigel Short
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#16. We live but for a short time, we see but very little, and we know almost nothing; so, at least, let's do some dreaming. Have yourself a very good Sunday, my dear readers. - Author: Orhan Pamuk
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#17. Hemingway is terribly limited. His technique is good for short stories, for people who meet once in a bar very late at night, but do not enter into relations. But not for the novel. - Author: W. H. Auden
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#18. The good things in history are usually of very short duration, but afterward have a decisive influence on what happens over long periods of time. - Author: Hannah Arendt
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#19. I don't want to impose rules on people, but you have only a short window, and you're sorely mistaken if you think you can put off having a family. It's very hard to find a good man, and it's never a 'good time' to have a baby if you have a career. - Author: Mika Brzezinski
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#20. It's very hard sometimes when you can't crack something or can't solve something and you keep trying and trying and you know it's falling a little bit short. That's very hard, but then when you finally do it, it's very rewarding and the process is good too, I like working with people this way. - Author: Steve Martin
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#21. I have, for a few years, been writing comedy prose - short pieces for my blog - because I found it to be a good way to write while I was on a TV show. It was different enough from my scripts that it felt like a break, but it still was comedy and very fun. I like to do comedy! - Author: Megan Amram
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#22. Had my dad not been short and fat and balding, there's no doubt his career would have been very different. But he could do lots of stuff and made a very good career out of it. He had an incredible work ethic because he lost his father when he was very young, and the family had to pull together. - Author: Rory Kinnear
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#23. Life is short, nature is hostile, and man is ridiculous; but oddly enough most misfortunes have their compensations, and with a certain humour and a good deal of horse-sense one can make a fairly good job of what is after all a matter of very small consequence. - Author: W. Somerset Maugham
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#24. We have a large underclass in Britain, and a fairly low standard of education. Our best universities are extremely good, but a very significant proportion of the British population that comes out of compulsory schooling with very low standards of education. - Author: Nigel Short
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#25. A pleasant aperitif, as well as a good chaser for a short quick whiskey, as well again for a fine supper drink, is beer. - Author: M.F.K. Fisher
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#26. I have a musical called Goodbye and Good Luck, based on a Grace Paley short story. I also have King Island Christmas, and there are 20 different productions of it this year. - Author: David Friedman
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#27. Good blurbs are short, sweet, and limited to six. They answer the question Why should I buy this book? - Author: Guy Kawasaki
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#28. A good horse makes short miles. - Author: George Eliot
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#29. It's never too late to start eating well. A good diet can reverse many of those conditions as well. In short: change the way you eat and you can transform your health for the better. - Author: T. Colin Campbell
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#30. I love experimental writing, when it's good, and good examples are much more likely to be found in the short form. - Author: Nicholas Royle
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#31. Life is too short to worry, so do good things to be happy - Author: AKA
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#32. A good short-story writer has an instinct for sketching in just enough background to ground the specific story. - Author: Lynn Abbey
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#33. I want to do some fiction writing, I've had some pretty good luck with short stories, I'd like to do a couple of larger things. - Author: Janis Ian
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#34. The future is too good to waste on lies. And life is way too short to care for the damnation of others, as well as to spend it helping fools with their ideas that are wrong. - Author: Bowe Bergdahl
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#35. Because I am a one-legged, black, short, woman I had to spend every day of my life pushing against what society told me I should be. I had to sell my value every day of my life. Confidence is what enables us to push back on reality. Once you get good at that, you can use it to live your joy. - Author: Bonnie St. John
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#36. was probably significant that he was physically short-sighted. He could not recognise people until almost upon them. Their faces were like so many buns. Good-natured buns, he would have said, but Harriet did not agree. She saw them in detail and did not like them any the better for it. He - Author: Olivia Manning
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#37. You have very short travel blogs, and I think there's a split among travel writers: the service-oriented writers will say, 'Well, the reader wants to read about his trip, not yours.' Whereas I say, the reader just wants to read a good story and to maybe learn something. - Author: Tim Cahill
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#38. Markets do not automatically generate trust, cooperation or collective action for the common good. Quite the contrary: it is in the nature of economic competition that a participant who breaks the rules will triumph - at least in the short run - over more ethically sensitive competitors. - Author: Tony Judt
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#39. Many good poets are really essayists who write very short essays. - Author: Nicholson Baker
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#40. I do Twitter, but I'm still not great on it - I'm not good at writing short little jokes, so my Twitter's not really a jokey thing. - Author: Cecily Strong
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#41. It rained for a short time while I was running, but it was a cooling rain that felt good. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#42. The old expression goes, a good speech is like a woman's skirt: short enough to hold your attention, long enough to cover the subject. - Author: Jonathan Tropper
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#43. When the race is ended, and the play is either won or lost, and ye are in the utmost circle and border of time, and shall put your foot within the march of eternity, all the good things of your short nightdream shall seem to you like ashes of a blaze of thorns or straw. - Author: Samuel Rutherford
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#44. Well, it doesn't look good. Makes me look like one of those unloved latchkey children they make after-school specials about."
"Don't sell yourself short. You're more Masterpiece Theatre. - Author: Marisha Pessl
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#45. It doesn't do any good to wire the world if we short circuit the soul. - Author: Tom Brokaw
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#46. Let every dawn of the morning be to you as the beginning of life. And let every setting of the sun be to you as its close. Then let everyone of these short lives leave its sure record of some kindly thing done for others; some good strength of knowledge gained for yourself. - Author: John Ruskin
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#47. 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. - Author: Johnny Depp
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#48. When I'm makin' lectures to these universities, I tell 'em I like that little building because when I run short a audience, if I can get three people in there I've got a good crowd. - Author: Howard Finster
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