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R. Z. Sheppard Quotes and Sayings

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The short story is like an old friend who calls whenever he is in town.
We are happy to hear from it; we casually fan the embers of past intimacies,
and buy it lunch.
- R. Z. Sheppard

Some of the characters in the story had a fortune in fantasy lives.
- R. Z. Sheppard

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen PHOTO

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous PHOTO

 

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Don't hurry. Don't worry.
You're only here for a short visit.
So don't forget to stop and smell the roses.
- Walter Hagen

Kind words can be short and easy to speak,
but their echoes are truly endless.
- Mother Teresa

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Take time to laugh.
It is the music of the soul.
Take time to think.
It is the source of power.
Take time to play.
It is the source of perpetual youth.
Take time to read.
It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to pray.
It is the greatest power on Earth.
Take time to love and be loved.
It is a God-given privilege.
Take time to be friendly.
It is the road to happiness.
Take time to give.
It is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to work.
It is the price of success.
- Anonymous

Embrace your uniqueness.
Time is much too short to be
living someone else's life.
- Kobi Yamada

If I am happy in spite of my deprivations,
if my happiness is so deep that it is a faith,
so thoughtful that it becomes a philosophy of life.
If, in short, I am an optimist,
my testimony to the creed of optimism is worth hearing.
- Helen Keller PHOTO
...
Helen Keller (1880-1968) overcame being both deaf and blind
to become a famous author, lecturer, and activist
for women's suffrage, workers' rights, and ending war.

There is no short cut to achievement.
Life requires thorough preparation -
veneer isn't worth anything.
- George Washington Carver

Life is short,
Break the Rules.
Forgive quickly,
Kiss SLOWLY.
Love truly.
Laugh uncontrollably
And never regret
ANYTHING
That makes you smile
- Mark Twain

Life is too short, time is too precious,
and the stakes are too high
to dwell on what might have been.
- Hilary Clinton

It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words
but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?"
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Many people know so little about what
is beyond their short range of experience.
They look within themselves - and find nothing!
Therefore they conclude that there
is nothing outside themselves either.
- Helen Keller

The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk.
- Jacqueline Schiff

Falling out of love is very enlightening.
For a short while you see the world with new eyes.
- Iris Murdoch

Walking takes longer...
than any other known form of locomotion except crawling.
Thus it stretches time and prolongs life.
Life is already too short to waste on speed.
- Edward Abbey

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

Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.
- Socrates

Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion,
but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

We didn't actually overspend our budget.
The health Commission allocation simply fell short of our expenditure.
- Frank Howard Clark

I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think,
all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read,
and all the friends I want to see.
- John Burroughs

The attempt to combine wisdom and power
has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while.
- Albert Einstein

I love short trips to New York; to me it is the finest three-day town on earth.
- James Cameron

Worry is spiritual short sight.
Its cure is intelligent faith.
- Paul Brunton

If you don't enjoy your career,
today is the day to begin a long-term plan
for creating a career that interests and excites you.
And, in the short term, even if you hate your job,
look for small joys at work each day,
perhaps in your interactions with customers and co-workers.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Maturity is only a short break in adolescence.
- Jules Feiffer

Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other.
- Walter Elliot

Time is too slow for those who wait,
too swift for those who fear,
too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice,
but for those who love, time is eternity.
- Henry Van Dyke

In youth the days are short and the years are long.
In old age the years are short and day's long.
- Pope Paul VI

When you choose your friends, don't be short-changed
by choosing personality over character.
- W. Somerset Maugham

Anger is a short madness.
- Horace

Work is hard.
Distractions are plentiful.
And time is short.
- Adam Hochschild

Every man casts a shadow;
not his body only, but his imperfectly mingled spirit.
This is his grief. Let him turn which way he will,
it falls opposite to the sun;
short at noon, long at eve. Did you never see it?
- Henry David Thoreau

I have only ever made one prayer to God,
a very short one: O Lord, make my enemies ridiculous.
And God granted it.
- Voltaire

A good sermon should be like a woman's skirt:
short enough to arouse interest but long enough to cover the essentials.
- Ronald Knox

The list of women to potentially be on a major party ticket,
in both parties, is embarrassingly short.
- Eleanor Clift

Even the distribution of rations leaves much to be desired;
the fatigue party,
well-intentioned and sympathetic though it be,
often finds itself short of provisions.
- Patrick MacGill

With the Ford Foundation grant all of a sudden instead
of being an artist that had made a couple of short films,
I became a filmmaker who dabbled in the arts.
- Bruce Conner

The Span of Life is too short to be trifled away in
unconcerning and unprofitable Matters.
- Mary Astell

If you're not having fun - I don't care what you're doing -
don't do it.
Move on.
Find something else, life's too short.
- Jerry Doyle

Cease-fire is important, but it can last only for a very,
very, very short time.
- Silvan Shalom

My marriage had been impulsive.
That marriage should have been short-lived instead
of the 23 years it spanned.
- Joseph Barbera

Life is very short...
but I would like to live four times and if I could,
I would set out to do no other things than I am seeking now to do.
- William Merritt Chase

Short of genius a rich man cannot even imagine poverty.
- Charles Peguy

I don't want to sell myself short.
You hurt your spouse, not so much by the infidelity,
but by the negative feelings about yourself that you bring home.
- Michael Zaslow

Corn ethanol can help in the short term,
but it has serious limitations, and none of this is
going to work if we don't dramatically improve the
efficiency of our cars and trucks.
- David Friedman

The long and short of it is, we need more rigor in all kinds of programs.
- Margaret Spellings

I was born at St.
John's, where they lived for a short time.
- Maria Monk

I used to have a sort of spiky haircut and it just
feels better to have short hair again.
- Evan Dando

With short hair you have to get a haircut every two or three weeks.
And if you're coloring your hair, you have to color it that often.
Every time I did it, I felt fraudulent.
- Jamie Lee Curtis

One night some short weeks ago, for the first time
in her not always happy life,
Marilyn Monroe's soul sat down alone to a quiet supper
from which it did not rise.
- Clifford Odets

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 Frederic Amiel

I fought tall fighters, short fighters,
strong fighters, slow fighters, sluggers and boxers.
It was either learn or get knocked off.
- Sugar Ray Leonard

There has never been an unexpectedly short debugging
period in the history of computers.
- Steven Levy

The art is long, life is short.
- Hippocrates

I think we will see better vaccines within the next 15 years,
but I'm not a scientist and am focused on the short-term -
what will happen in the interim.
- Paul Farmer

Short waves will be generally used in the kitchen for roasting and baking,
almost instantaneously.
- Lee De Forest

Time is strange.
A moment can be as short as a breath,
or as long as eternity.
- Ardel Wray

In grade school, I was a complete geek.
You know, there's always the kid who's too short,
the kid who wears glasses, the kid who's not athletic.
Well, I was all three.
- Julianna Moore

Do you know why language manifests itself the way it
does in my work? It's because I understand short attention spans.
- Barbara Kruger

I feel with ELP that I wasn't making the most of my
life and I wasn't making the most of my creativity.
I was marking time.
I don't want to do that.
Life is to short.
- Greg Lake

I heard a definition once: Happiness is health and a short memory!
I wish I'd invented it, because it is very true.
- Audrey Hepburn

In short, I'm not sure that the abortion problem can
be solved by legislation.
I think it can only be solved through moral persuasion.
- Tony Campolo

Falling short of perfection is a process that just never stops.
- William Shawn

The talk of winning our share is not the easy one of
disengagement and flight,
but the hard one of work, of short as well as long jumps,
of disappointments, and of sweet success.
- Roy Wilkins

This is the first time in my life I've had hair this short.
It's always been down to my waist.
I can't hide behind my hair any more.
- Melissa Joan Hart

I think it's a short story writer's duty,
as well as writing well about emotions and characters,
to write story.
- Eric Brown

Bring a wife home to your house when you are of the right age,
not far short of 30 years, nor much above;
this is the right time for marriage.
- Hesiod

The attitude is we live and let live.
This is actually an amazing change in values in a rather
short time and it's an example of freedom from religion.
- Tom Wolfe


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