„You're short on ears and long on mouth.“

—  John Wayne

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US-amerikanischer Filmschauspieler, Filmproduzent, Regisseur 1907 - 1979

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„Radio: it ties a million ears to a single mouth.“

—  Anthony Doerr, buch All the Light We Cannot See

Quelle: All the Light We Cannot See

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„You've got one mouth and two ears. There's a reason.“

—  Ron Kaufman American author and consultant 1956

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„We are all gifted of the mouth, retarded of the ear.“

—  Warren Farrell author, spokesperson, expert witness, political candidate 1943

Quelle: Women Can't Hear What Men Don't Say (2000), p. 40.

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„Nature has given us two ears but only one mouth.“

—  Benjamin Disraeli British Conservative politician, writer, aristocrat and Prime Minister 1804 - 1881

Book 6, chapter 24.
Books, Coningsby (1844), Henrietta Temple (1837)

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„We have two ears and one mouth, so we should listen more than we say.“

—  Zeno of Citium ancient Greek philosopher -334 - -263 v.Chr

As quoted in Diogenes Laërtius Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers, vii. 23.
Variant translation: The reason why we have two ears and only one mouth is that we may listen the more and talk the less.

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„The city, that monster with a hundred mouths and a thousand ears, a monster that knows nothing but says everything, had written me off.“

—  Jean-Dominique Bauby, buch The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

Le scaphandre et le papillon (The Diving Bell and the Butterfly: A Memoir of Life in Death), trans. Jeremy Leggatt (Vintage, 1998, ISBN 0-375-70121-4), p. 82

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„Such a long, long time to be gone, and a short time to be here.“

—  Robert Hunter American musician 1941 - 2019

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Song lyrics, American Beauty (1970)

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„The days are long, but the years are short.“

—  Gretchen Rubin American writer 1966

Quelle: The Happiness Project: Or Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun

„Short on glamour and long on tragedy.“

—  Quentin Reynolds American journalist and war correspondent 1902 - 1965

Describing World War II in his autobiography, By Quentin Reynolds (1963).

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„Life is short, but the years are long.“

—  Robert A. Heinlein, buch Methuselah's Children

Part of the secret "call and response" codewords by which members of the long-lived Howard Families can identify others:
: Life is short.
But the years are long.
Not while the evil days come not.
Methuselah's Children (1958)

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„Art is long, life is short.“

—  Horace Roman lyric poet -65 - -8 v.Chr

Seneca's (De Brevitate Vitae, 1.1) Latin translation of the Greek by Hippocrates.
Original: (la) Ars longa, vita brevis.

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„Art indeed is long, but life is short.“

—  Andrew Marvell English metaphysical poet and politician 1621 - 1678

Upon the Death of Lord Hastings (1649), last line
Variante: "Art is long, and time is fleeting." Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, A Psalm of Life (1839).

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„What is the short meaning of the long speech?“

—  Friedrich Schiller, Wallenstein

Act I, sc. ii
Wallenstein (1798), Part I - Die Piccolomini (The Piccolomini)

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