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I'm lucky that SFWA has such a short memory. I was always the Young Turk, the gadfly. Part of the New Wave, although I didn't fit in there either! I spent years, and two histories, putting the so-called Old Guard in their place, and now I'm one of them!

Brian Wilson Aldiss

The fact that a player is very short of time is, to my mind, as little to be considered an excuse as, for instance, the statement of the law-breaker that he was drunk at the time he committed the crime.

Alexander Alexandrovich Alekhine

The shortest answer is doing the thing.

Ernest Hemingway

To lengthen your life, shorten your meals.

Proverb

A woman may have a witty tongue or a stinging pen but she will never laugh at her own individual shortcomings.

Irvin S. Cobb

Wisdom is like electricity. There is no permanently wise man, but men capable of wisdom, who, being put into certain company, or other favorable conditions, become wise for a short time, as glasses rubbed acquire electric power for a while.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I think the motion picture industry is a stupid business and I despise acting the scenes in short snatches, one at a time. I hate this film work. I am disgusted with myself. On the stage I could never play a part unless I felt it with all my heart and soul.

Conrad Veidt

If Hell were possible, it would be the shortest cut to the highest heaven. For verily God loveth.

Sri Aurobindo

There is no shorter path for joining a neutral existential anthropology, according to philosophy, with the existential decision before God, according to the Bible.

Paul Ricoeur

Double-digit inflation is a terrible thing - and it got up to 14 or 15 percent on a monthly basis for a while, shortly after I became chairman of the Fed.

Paul A. Volcker

Whenever you need me, whenever want me, you know you can call me. I'll be there shortly.

Wiz Khalifa

A sound mind in a sound body is a short but full description of a happy state in this world.

John Locke

The shortest answer is doing the thing.

Ernest Hemingway

To lengthen your life, shorten your meals.

Proverb

Life is too short for traffic.

Dan Bellack
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