Quotation Explorer - 'Shorter'

It is very strange that the years teach us patience - that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting. - Elizabeth Taylor
Sometimes your time is shorter than you think and that is why you should be carefully with it! - Pēteris Bitāns
I made this [letter] very long, because I did not have the leisure to make it shorter. - Blaise Pascal
It usually takes a long time to find a shorter way. - Anonymous
The length of words used to explain something does not determine the quality of the thought. Yet, I tend to believe that the shorter one can say something, the better it is. - Eric Roxas
Peter was a superb swordsman, and parried with dazzling rapidity; ever and anon he followed up a feint with a lunge that got past his foe's defense, but his shorter reach stood him in ill stead, and he could not drive the steel home - J.M. Barrie
Sometimes, I feel my breath coming in shorter, quicker, spastic bursts, feel my heart threaten to thunder through my ribs, feel sweat beading on my brow...and I know it’s time to bust out those chocolate frogs from Harry Potter. - Shannon Celebi
Let'sss just kill him," said the shorter Ra'zac. "He has caused us much grief." The taller one ran his finger down his sword. "A good plan. But remember, the king's instructions were to keep them alive."-from Eragon, Chapter Title: The Ra'zac's Revenge. - Christopher Paolini
The longer you wait for the future, the shorter it will be. - Loesje
The greater your love, the shorter the distance to the divine. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I have made this [letter] longer, because I have not had the time to make it shorter. - Blaise Pascal
from Out of the Darkness (book 2):Zoe met Eric's eyes. Even in her platforms she was still a few inches shorter than he was. "And what do you do?"His mouth quirked. "I set people on fire. - Jaime Rush
Rune never said anything about it. But to anyone who had known him a long time, it was as if he grew a few centimetres shorter in the years that followed. As if he sort of crumpled with a deep sigh and never really breathed properly again. - Fredrik Backman
As we grow older, our bodies get shorter and our anecdotes longer. - Robert Quillen
The greater your wisdom, the shorter the distance to success. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The road to success is longer than you'd like, but shorter than you imagine. - Tim Fargo
Childhood is shorter now, but senility lasts longer. - Marty Rubin
Truth is shorter than fiction.
I have made this letter long because i have not the time to make it shorter. - Blaise Pascal
as the words grow shorter and the void grows deeper, all that i treasure are memories others have forsaken - Devjeet Chawdhary
In general, Americans would walk a mile uphill in the rain to avoid pain, unless the walk could be shorter and level and the day sunny, which they’d prefer. - Geoffrey Wood
Life is too short not to eat raw and it's even shorter if you don't. - Marie Sarantakis
I have a friend who likes to date younger women because their stories are shorter. Old men like us, our stories are longer. - Jerry N. Uelsmann
The length of our lives are far shorter then we realise and half of the time when we become aware of such truth, we have lived most of it as someone else. - Nikki Rowe
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