„Life is too short to read a bad book.“

Letzte Aktualisierung 3. Juni 2021. Geschichte
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James Joyce14
irischer Schriftsteller 1882 - 1941
Citát „Life is too short to read a bad book.“

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„Life is too short to live with any but the greatest books.“

—  Leo Strauss Classical philosophy specialist and father of neoconservativism 1899 - 1973

“What is liberal education,” p. 6
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„Life is too short to waste time on books that end badly“

—  Jayne Ann Krentz American novelist 1948

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„Life's too short to drink bad wine or smoke poor cigars.“

—  Don Johnson American actor and singer 1949

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„Reading good books ruins you for enjoying bad books.“

—  Annie Barrows, buch The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Quelle: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

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„Is this a book exhausted from too much reading? Or too little reading?“

—  Peter Greenaway British film director 1942

From the fourth book, "The Book of Impotence"
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„It's up to you how you waste your time and money. I'm staying here to read: life's too short.“

—  Carlos Ruiz Zafón, buch Der Schatten des Windes

Quelle: The Shadow of the Wind

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„Life's too short to be bitter, I'm too short to be bitter.“

—  Madonna American singer, songwriter, and actress 1958


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„If a book is well written, I always find it too short.“

—  Jane Austen, buch Sense and Sensibility

Variante: [I]f a book is well written, I always find it too short.
Quelle: Sense and Sensibility

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„Life is too short, and Proust is too long.“

—  Anatole France French writer 1844 - 1924

Apparently an invention by Maurice Sachs; see discussion in Quotes about Proust.

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„Life's too short for chess.“

—  Henry James American novelist, short story author, and literary critic 1843 - 1916

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„Life is too short to be little.“

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

Quelle: Coningsby, or, The New Generation

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„You're never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child.“

—  Dr. Seuss American children's writer and illustrator, co-founder of Beginner Books 1904 - 1991

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„Life is too short to be lived badly.“

—  Marjane Satrapi Artist 1969

Quelle: Persepolis 2: The Story of a Return

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„Life's too short. Start with Dessert!“

—  Barbra Streisand American singer, actress, writer, film producer, and director 1942

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„Life is too short for non-WOW projects.“

—  Tom Peters American writer on business management practices 1942

Quelle: The Project 50 (Re-Inventing Work Series) (1999), p. 97.

Citát „I am too fond of reading books to care to write them.“
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„I am too fond of reading books to care to write them.“

—  Oscar Wilde, buch Das Bildnis des Dorian Gray

Quelle: The Picture of Dorian Gray

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