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  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    There is not, in my opinion, anything more mysterious in nature than this instinct in animals, which thus rise above reason, and yet fall infinitely short of it.
  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
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    Whatever advice you give, be short.
  • Adlai E. Stevenson II
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
    American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
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    Your days are short here; this is the last of your springs. And now in the serenity and quiet of this lovely place, touch the depths of truth, feel the hem of Heaven. You will go away with old, good friends. And don't forget when you leave why you came.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Youth is full of sport,
    age's breath is short;
    youth is nimble,
    age is lame;
    Youth is hot and bold,
    age is weak and cold;
    Youth is wild, and age is tame.
  • Bruce Cockburn
    Bruce Cockburn
    Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist 1945-
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    'Each One Lost' I wrote the day after I got home. My week in Afghanistan was a very short trip, but it was a powerful experience.
  • Bruce Cockburn
    Bruce Cockburn
    Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist 1945-
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    'Gifts' was just a short little one-verse song that I used to close shows in the '60s.
  • Napoleon
    Napoleon
    French Emperor 1769-1821
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    A Constitution should be short and obscure.
  • Ben Horowitz
    Ben Horowitz
    American businessman, investor, blogger, and author 1966-
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    A good engineering interview will include some set of difficult problems to solve. It might even require that the candidate write a short program. In addition, it will test the candidate's knowledge of the tools she uses in great depth.
  • André Maurois
    André Maurois
    French writer (ps. of Émile Herzog) 1885-1967
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    A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.
  • André Maurois
    André Maurois
    French writer 1885-1967
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    A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    A life without adventure is likely to be unsatisfying, but a life in which adventure is allowed to take whatever form it will is sure to be short.
  • Mickey Rooney
    Mickey Rooney
    American actor, vaudevillian, comedian and producer 1920-2014
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    A lot of people have asked me how short I am. Since my last divorce, I think I'm about $100, 000 short.
  • 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
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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.
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