„Tremendous, little short of superb. On cracking form.“

David Charter, Joanna Bale, "Tories suggest door will open for Boris Johnson to return", The Times, 15 November 2004, p. 7.
Asked how he was feeling after being sacked as Shadow Arts Minister for having misled Michael Howard.
2000s, 2004

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Boris Johnson
britischer Journalist, Publizist, Schriftsteller und Politi… 1964

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„If you seek just a little truth, as most, you should not ignore abstract forms, the basis from which all short-lived experiences we call reality springs.“

—  Eugene J. Martin American artist 1938 - 2005

Direct Art Magazine, "In Memoriam - Eugene James Martin", Fall-Winter 2006, Vol. 13, p. 87; also http://www.artnet.com/awc/eugene-j-martin.html and http://morayeel.louisiana.edu/ejMARTIN/ejMARTIN-artist.html

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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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„Oh, yeah, she's that snippy little Brit girl who takes all the parts so no one else gets a crack at it.“

—  Tracey Ullman, buch Tracey Takes On...

Rayleen Gibson (Tracey Takes On... character) on Tracey Ullman in "Tracey Takes On... Fame"
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„In the short term, natural selection favors self-propagating systems that pursue their own short-term advantage with little or no regard for long-term consequences.“

—  Theodore Kaczynski American domestic terrorist, mathematician and anarchist 1942

Quelle: Anti-Tech Revolution: Why and How (2015), p. 44

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„For love, as he knew it, was an aberration, a form of temporary insanity, a short-lived state of autosuggestion.“

—  Robert Sheckley American writer 1928 - 2005

Quelle: The 10th Victim (1965), Chapter 15 (p. 132)

Elizabeth Gilbert Foto

„There’s a crack (or cracks) in everyone…that’s how the light of God gets in.“

—  Elizabeth Gilbert, buch Eat, Pray, Love

Quelle: Eat, Pray, Love

„If you give yourself that short little moment of thinking, then you cannot miss it.“

—  Michel Thomas American linguist and language teacher 1914 - 2005

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Joe Hill Foto

„Innocence ain't all it's cracked up to be, you know. Innocent little kids rip the wings off flies, because they don't know any better. innocence.“

—  Joe Hill Swedish-American labor activist, songwriter, and member of the Industrial Workers of the World 1879 - 1915

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„I am going to marry my novels and have little short stories for children.“

—  Jack Kerouac American writer 1922 - 1969

Kerouac, as quoted by Allen Ginsberg in The Book of Martyrdom and Artifice (2006), page 250.

Paul Simon Foto

„A man walks down the street
He says why am I short of attention
Got a short little span of attention
And woe my nights are so long“

—  Paul Simon American musician, songwriter and producer 1941

You Can Call Me Al
Song lyrics, Graceland (1986)

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„A life without adventure is likely to be unsatisfying, but a life in which adventure is allowed to take whatever form it will is sure to be short.“

—  Bertrand Russell logician, one of the first analytic philosophers and political activist 1872 - 1970

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