Quotes by short-term

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  • Anne Dudley
    Anne Dudley
    English composer, keyboardist and conductor 1956-
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    Film scores are often based on short themes, and it helps if you've got some way of developing these themes and making them sometimes last 4 minutes and sometimes last 40 seconds. One ends up doing it subconsciously.
  • Bethany McLean
    Bethany McLean
    American journalist 1970-
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    Fixing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in isolation, without looking at the big picture, would be short-sighted.
  • Abraham Cowley
    Abraham Cowley
    English poet
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    Fond archer, Hope! who tak'st thy aim so far,
    That still or short, or wide thine arrows are!
    Source: Against Hope.
  • Cao Yu
    Cao Yu
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    For a writer, life is always too short to write. I will just try my best during what remains of my life.
  • John Milton
    John Milton
    English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
    John Milton
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    For solitude sometimes is best society,
    And short retirement urges sweet return.
    Source: Paradise lost (1667) IX, 249
  • Laura Swenson
    Laura Swenson
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    For some life lasts a short while, but the memories it holds last forever.
  • Sarah Bernhardt
    Sarah Bernhardt
    French stage actress
    Sarah Bernhardt
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    For the theatre one needs long arms; it is better to have them too long than too short. An artiste with short arms can never, never make a fine gesture.
  • Barry Eichengreen
    Barry Eichengreen
    American economist
    Barry Eichengreen
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    For those unfortunate enough to experience it, long-term unemployment - now, as in the 1930s - is a tragedy. And, for society as a whole, there is the danger that the productive capacity of a significant portion of the labour force will be impaired.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
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    Force is all-conquering, but its victories are short-lived.
  • A. Lou Vickery
    A. Lou Vickery
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    Four short words sum up what has lifted most successful individuals above the crowd: a little bit more. They did all that was expected of them and a little bit more.
  • Ann Coulter
    Ann Coulter
    American far-right media pundit and author 1961-
    Ann Coulter
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    Four years of Jimmy Carter gave us two titanic Reagan landslides, peace and prosperity for eight blessed years - and even a third term for his feckless vice president, George H.W. Bush.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Friendship, like love, is destroyed by long absence, though it may be increased by short intermissions.
    Source: Idler
  • Bill Frist
    Bill Frist
    American physician, businessman and politician 1952-
    Bill Frist
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    From slavery to segregation, we remember that America did not always live up to its ideals. In fact, we often fell far short of them. But we also learned that fundamental to our national character is the drive to live out the true meaning of our creed.
  • Alvin Toffler
    Alvin Toffler
    American writer, futurist, and businessman 1928-2016
    Alvin Toffler
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    Future shock is the shattering stress and disorientation that we induce in individuals by subjecting them to too much change in too short a time.
  • Christian Nevell Bovee
    Christian Nevell Bovee
    American writer 1820-1904
    Christian Nevell Bovee
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    Genius makes its observations in short-hand; talent writes them out at length.
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