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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson A day for toil, an hour for sport, but for a friend is life too short.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher (1803 - 1882)
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  • A. V. Dicey Our constitution, in short, is a judge-made constitution, and it bears on its face all the features, good and bad, of judge-made law.
    Source: Introduction to the Study of the Law of the Constitution
    A. V. Dicey
     
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  • Karl Kraus A child learns to discard his ideals, whereas a grown-up never wears out his short pants.
    Karl Kraus
    Austrian writer and journalist (1874 - 1936)
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  • Calvin Coolidge Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of face within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president (1872 - 1933)
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  • Johann Georg - Ritter von Zimmermann A moral lesson is better expressed in short sayings than in long discourse.
    Johann Georg - Ritter von Zimmermann
    Swiss philosopher, physician and writer (1728 - 1795)
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  • Sophocles A short saying often contains much wisdom.
    Sophocles
    Greek poet (496 - 406)
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  • Shirley Hazzard Children seldom have a proper sense of their own tragedy, discounting and keeping hidden the true horrors of their short lives, humbly imagining real calamity to be some prestigious drama of the grown-up world.
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  • Adlai Stevenson II Communism is the death of the soul. It is the organization of total conformity - in short, of tyranny - and it is committed to making tyranny universal.
    Source: Major Campaign Speeches of Adlai E. Stevenson (1952)
    Adlai Stevenson II
    American politician and governor (1900 - 1965)
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  • Nelson Mandela Communists have always played an active role in the fight by colonial countries for their freedom, because the short-term objects of Communism would always correspond with the long-term objects of freedom movements.
    Nelson Mandela
    South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and political leader (1918 - 2013)
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  • Alfred Adler Death is really a great blessing for humanity, without it there could be no real progress. People who lived for ever would not only hamper and discourage the young, but they would themselves lack sufficient stimulus to be creative.
    Alfred Adler
    Austrian psychiatrist (1870 - 1937)
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  • William Shakespeare Have you not a moist eye, a dry hand, a yellow cheek, a white beard, a decreasing leg, an increasing belly? Is not your voice broken, your wind short, your chin double, your wit single, and every part about you blasted with antiquity?
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet (1564 - 1616)
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  • Charles Caleb Colton He that will believe only what he can fully comprehend must have a long head or a very short creed.
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer (1777 - 1832)
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  • Henry David Thoreau I have lived some thirty-odd years on this planet, and I have yet to hear the first syllable of valuable or even earnest advice from my seniors.
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer (1817 - 1862)
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  • Alfred Marshall In the absence of any short term in common use to represent all desirable things, or things that satisfy human wants, we may use the term Goods for that purpose.
    Alfred Marshall
    British economist (1842 - 1924)
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  • Abraham Lincoln Let reverence for the laws be breathed by every American mother to the lisping babe that prattles on her lap. Let it be taught in schools, in seminaries, and in colleges. Let it be written in primers, spelling books, and in almanacs. Let it be preached from the pulpit, proclaimed in legislative halls, and enforced in the courts of justice. And, in short, let it become the political religion of the nation.
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman (1809 - 1865)
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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher (1803 - 1882)
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  • Henri-Frédéric Amiel Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are travelling the dark journey with us. Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind.
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Swiss philosopher and poet (1821 - 1881)
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  • Shirley Conran Life is too short to stuff a mushroom.
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  • Albert Einstein Only a life lived in the service to others is worth living.
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist (1879 - 1955)
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  • Henry Cuyler Bunner Shake[speare] was a dramatist of note;
    He lived by writing things to quote.
    Source: Shake, Mulleary and Go-ethe II
    Henry Cuyler Bunner
    American writer (1855 - 1896)
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