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'I am' is reportedly the shortest sentence in the English language. Could it be that 'I do' is the longest sentence?
Great geniuses have the shortest biographies.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The shortest answer is doing the thing.
The Word of God well understood and religiously obeyed is the shortest route to spiritual perfection. And we must not select a few favorite passages to the exclusion of others. Nothing less than a whole Bible can make a whole Christian.
Aiden Wilson Tozer
All those who seek to destroy the liberties of a democratic nation ought to know that war is the surest and shortest means to accomplish it.
Alexis de Tocqueville
The shortest period of time lies between the minute you put some money away for a rainy day and the unexpected arrival of rain.
Jane Bryant Quinn
The oldest, shortest words - 'yes' and 'no' - are those which require the most thought.
It is in life as it is in ways, the shortest way is commonly the foulest, and surely the fairer way is not much about.
Think you're escaping and run into yourself. Longest way round is the shortest way home.
The shortest feedback loop I can think of is doing improvisation in front of an audience.
But the shortest works are always the best.
Jean de La Fontaine
The shortest answer is doing.
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at once.
The proper union of gin and vermouth is a great and sudden glory; it is one of the happiest marriages on earth, and one of the shortest lived.
There are many crooked lines and one straight line. Which is the line of truth? Why the straight line? Truth is always the shortest distance between two points.
Sun Myung Moon
The American Constitution is the greatest governing document, and at some 7,000 words, just about the shortest.
'No' is the second shortest word in the English language, but one of the hardest to say.
We weep over the graves of infants and the little ones taken from us by death; but an early grave may be the shortest way to heaven.
Recreational shopping is the shortest distance between two points: you and broke.
Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.
The shortest and surest way of arriving at real knowledge is to unlearn the lessons we have been taught, to mount the first principles, and take nobody's word about them.
It is of course the nature of historical contraction that the shortest distance to a historical destination is never a straight line.
Get up and dance, get up and smile, get up and drink to the days that are gone in the shortest while.
Pain dies quickly, and lets her weary prisoners go; the fiercest agonies have shortest reign.
William C. Bryant
The shortest distance between two points is under construction.
What is a good performance? It lies in the hands and head of a performer... the shortest way between two people is not a straight line.
English people are famous for never speaking out but only saying what they really feel about you behind your back. Americans believe the shortest distance between two points is a straight line. I like exploring those, er, differences in national snippiness.
We're all very sensitive that Jim has the shortest history with the band. He wants to be somewhat of a free agent. I'm just going to let time dictate how Jim's future evolves.
I will be brief. Not nearly so brief as Salvador Dali, who gave the world's shortest speech. He said I will be so brief I have already finished, and he sat down.
I am the shortest and least funny person in my family.
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