Quotation Explorer - 'Shorten'

ABRIDGE, v.t. To shorten. When in the course of human events it becomes necessary for people to abridge their king, a decent respect for the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation. --Oliver Cromwell - Ambrose Bierce
Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life. Laughing at someone else's can shorten it. - Cullen Hightower
To shorten winter, borrow some money due in spring. - W. J. Vogel
Naming can satisfy a need, it can shorten a conversation that otherwise might go on for hours. - Nihad Sirees
If you wouldst live long, live well, for folly and wickedness shorten life. - Benjamin Franklin
To make pleasures pleasant, shorten them. - Charles Buxton
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