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She was short on intellect, but long on shape.
Intelligence and Intellectuals
George Ade

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The long term versus the short term argument is one used by losers.
Argument
Larry Adler

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The shortest distance between two points is under construction.
Action
Noelie Alito

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Despair, in short, seeks its own environment as surely as water finds its own level.
Despair
A. Alvarez

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You never realize how short a month is until you have to pay alimony.
Diversity
John Barrymore

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Envy and wrath shorten the life. [Ecclesiasticus]
Envy
Bible

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For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. [Romans 3:23]
Sin
Bible

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Life is short, but it's long enough to ruin any man who wants to be ruined.
Life and Living
Josh Billings

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A Constitution should be short and obscure.
Constitutions
Napoleon Bonaparte

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Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.
Laughter
Victor Borge

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Genius makes its observations in short-hand; talent writes them out at length.
Genius
Christian Nevell Bovee

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Pain dies quickly, and lets her weary prisoners go; the fiercest agonies have shortest reign.
Pain
William C. Bryant

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To make pleasures pleasant shorten them.
Pleasure
Charles Buxton

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Life's too short for chess.
Chess
Henry J. Byron

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A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience.
Proverbs
Miguel De Cervantes

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Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Proverbs
Miguel De Cervantes

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Better to have loved a short man than never to have loved a tall.
Love
David Chambless

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

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He that will believe only what he can fully comprehend must have a long head or a very short creed.
Belief
Charles Caleb Colton

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To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
Excess
Confucius

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Life is too short to stuff a mushroom.
Life and Living
Shirley Conran

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Sex is a short cut to everything.
Sex
Anne Cumming

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I've been asked to say a couple of words about my husband, Fang. How about short and cheap?
Words
Phyllis Diller

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Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another.
Perseverance
Walter Elliott

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A day for toil, an hour for sport, but for a friend is life too short.
Friends and Friendship
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun