"Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are travelling the dark journey with us. Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind."
"I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: 'O Lord make my enemies ridiculous.' And God granted it."
"Personally, I'm an advocate for short engagements. Long sometimes means there is a reason for it. Two years engaged and no wedding... I'd be upset."
"Life is like a very short visit to a toyshop between birth and death."
"I think it's easiest to teach by example. My dad didn't tell us to work hard we just saw how hard he worked. I know I have shortcomings - like a short fuse - but I've learned you can't come home from a long day of work and snap at the kids."
"Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity, or registering wrongs."
"But short films are not inferior, just different. I think the short gives a freedom to film-makers. What's appealing is that you don't have as much responsibility for storytelling and plot. They can be more like a portrait, or a poem."
"One of the pleasant duties of America's most famous announcers during the relatively short swing era of the big bands was to host late-night remotes from some of the most famous ballrooms throughout the country."
"Informed by our sad experience of history, we require nothing short of a foundation for lasting democracy."
"For one swallow does not make a summer, nor does one day and so too one day, or a short time, does not make a man blessed and happy."