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To be a feminist, you could cut your hair really short. You have to be really angry about something.
I like necklaces that are short, the way skateboarders used to wear them in the seventies.
In the NFL, you have a short shelf life. As a running back, if you're the first pick, and you're NFL life expectancy is only 3.5-6 years, your first big contract might not come until three years in - well, you might never get there. They need to get those signing bonuses up front because nothing is guaranteed.
I loved going to the Knicks because we won the Atlantic Division championship. We went from winning 21 games or 19 games to winning 52 games in a short period of time. I loved coaching Patrick Ewing and Charles Oakley and all those guys.
A long sea implies an uniform and steady motion of long and extensive waves; on the contrary, a short sea is when they run irregularly, broken, and interrupted; so as frequently to burst over a vessel's side or quarter.
Informed by our sad experience of history, we require nothing short of a foundation for lasting democracy.
White Americans have a short memory.
In writing, as in medicine, there are no short cuts. You need stamina.
The politician being interviewed clearly takes a great deal of trouble to imagine an ending to his sentence: and if he stopped short? His entire policy would be jeopardized!
Being short works for me.
Veterans continue to get the short end of the stick when it comes to this administration.
The central bank needs to be able to make policy without short term political concerns.
I wasted a lot of years working on my writing and very grandly saying, 'And now... My Novel!,' which would soon be reduced to a short story, then to a paragraph.
I don't like to spend time in endless meetings talking about stuff that isn't going to get anything done. I have meetings, but they're short, prompt and to the point.
I do like British guys. If I had to pick one it would be Ewan McGregor. I met him once and he was gorgeous, even if he is a little short. He has the most amazing charisma.
In fashion, the time is so short, and even with pre-collection, there are not only dresses, shoes, bags, and furs but now raincoats and T-shirts. It's just an endless amount of work that we have to produce in no time.
I once wrote a short story called 'The Best Blues Singer in the World,' and it went like this: 'The streets that Balboa walked were his own private ocean, and Balboa was drowning.' End of story. That says it all. Nothing else to say. I've been rewriting that same story over and over again. All my plays are rewriting that same story.
When I went to film school about three years ago, the first two years you're required to make a series of short films. I started making films based on short poems.
My music is homegrown from the garden of New Orleans. Music is everything to me short of breathing. Music also has a role to lift you up - not to be escapist but to take you out of misery.
The average mutual fund holding period for equity or fixed income is only about three years. It's too short.
When I look back on my childhood, I think of that short time in Beirut. I know that seeing the city collapse around me forced me to grasp something many people miss: the fragility of peace.
I have a short temper - I think it's part of the Celtic background. I used to be a lot more angry, but I was quite discreet with it.
If you have a lesion in the hippocampus in both sides, you have short term memory, but you can convert that short term memory into long term memory.
I'd wear clogs, short pants and ladies' bracelets. I created this aura for myself.
Life is just a short period of time in which you are alive.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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