Quotes by short-term

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  • Doug Larson
    Doug Larson
    American columnist and editor 1926-2017
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    A lot of people mistake a short memory for a clear conscience.
  • Bayard Taylor
    Bayard Taylor
    American poet, travel author, and diplomat 1825-1878
    Bayard Taylor
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    A Pike, in the California dialect, is a native of Missouri, Arkansas, Northern Texas, or Southern Illinois. The first emigrants that came over the plains were from Pike County, Missouri; but as the phrase, 'a Pike County man,' was altogether too long for this short life of ours, it was soon abbreviated into 'a Pike.'
  • Miguel de Cervantes
    Miguel de Cervantes
    Spanish writer 1547-1616
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    A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience.
  • Ovid
    Ovid
    Roman poet 43 BC - 17 AD
    Ovid
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    A short absence is the safest.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    A short letter to a distant friend is, in my opinion, an insult like that of a slight bow or cursory salutation - a proof of unwillingness to do much, even where there is a necessity of doing something.
  • John Milton
    John Milton
    English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
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    A short retirement urges a sweet return.
  • Lorrie Moore
    Lorrie Moore
    American fiction writer 1957-
    Lorrie Moore
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    A short story is a love affair, a novel is a marriage. A short story is a photograph; a novel is a film.
    Source: Faceboek (2012)
  • John Locke
    John Locke
    English philosopher 1632-1704
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    A sound mind in a sound body, is a short, but full description of a happy state in this World: he that has these two, has little more to wish for; and he that wants either of them, will be little the better for anything else.
  • Robert M. Hutchins
    Robert M. Hutchins
    American educational philosopher 1899-1977
    Robert M. Hutchins
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    A world community can exist only with world communication, which means something more than extensive short-wave facilities scattered ;about the globe. It means common understanding, a common tradition, common ideas, and common ideals.
  • John Henry Newman
    John Henry Newman
    English theologian 1801-1890
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    Ability hits the mark where presumption overshoots and diffidence falls short.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
    Charles Dickens
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    Accidents will occur in the best-regulated families; and in families not regulated by that pervading influence which sanctifies while it enhances... in short, by the influence of Woman, in the lofty character of Wife, they may be expected with confidence, and must be borne with philosophy.
  • Ben Bernanke
    Ben Bernanke
    American economist 1953-
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    Achieving price stability is not only important in itself, it is also central to attaining the Federal Reserve's other mandate objectives of maximum sustainable employment and moderate long-term interest rates.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    Admiration is a very short-lived passion that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object, unless it be still fed with fresh discoveries, and kept alive by a new perpetual succession of miracles rising up to its view.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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    After a two-term presidency, many young voters seem to want someone who is radically different from, even the opposite of, the commander in chief to whom they have become accustomed. After all, a two-term president will have led their nation for a significant percentage of their lives. That's boring. Isn't it time for a transformation?
  • Carol Moseley Braun
    Carol Moseley Braun
    American diplomat, politician, and lawyer 1947-
    Carol Moseley Braun
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    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.
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