Short Quotes

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Neil Gaiman
“Writing is flying in dreams. When you remember. When you can. When it works. It's that easy.”
Neil Gaiman

Shannon Hale
“I'm Razo, a member of Bayern's Own," he said, stopping himself from adding "Loafing is just a hobby of mine."
"Bayern's Own? But you're a child."
Razo looked up to the sky. "I'm not a child, I'm just short.”
Shannon Hale, River Secrets

William Shakespeare
“Summer's lease hath all too short a date.”
William Shakespeare, Sonnets

Maggie Stiefvater
“It was true that Blue was just shy of five feet and it was also true that she hadn't eaten her greens, but she'd done the research and she didn't think the two were related.”
Maggie Stiefvater, Blue Lily, Lily Blue

Ian Fleming
“It was the short men that caused all the trouble in the world.”
Ian Fleming, Goldfinger

Stephanie Perkins
“Suddenly I register that St. Clair is shorter than Josh. Much shorter. It’s odd I didn’t notice earlier, but he doesn’t carry himself like a short guy. Most are shy or defensive, or some messed-up combination of the two, but St. Clair is confident and friendly and—”
Stephanie Perkins, Anna and the French Kiss

“YOU YOU YOU

your eyes, thick as a high school scrapbook
crackling and yellow, curling at the edges
a book of myths
in which i do not appear.”
Clint Catalyst, Caresses Soft as Sandpaper

Dan Simmons
“Francis Crozier believes in nothing. Life is solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short. It has no plan, no point, no hidden mysteries that make up for the oh-so-obvious miseries and banalities. Nothing he has learned in the past six months has persuaded him otherwise.

Has it?”
Dan Simmons, The Terror

Cao Yu
“For a writer, life is always too short to write. I will just try my best during what remains of my life.”
Cao Yu

Franklin W. Dixon
“The sooner, the better!”
Franklin W. Dixon, Hardy Boys Complete Series Set Books 1-66

William G. Bentrim
“Physical size can not measure the ferocity and compassion of the heart, spirit and soul. Truly in the measure of a person, short or tall doesn’t matter at all.”
William G. Bentrim, Short or Tall Doesn't Matter at All

Israelmore Ayivor
“No matter how short or long your journey to your accomplishment is, if you don't begin you can't get there. Beginning is difficult, but unavoidable!”
Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Sanjo Jendayi
“Life is NOT short! It's just by the time we catch up to appreciating it...we've already left life at least halfway behind us.”
Sanjo Jendayi

Patrick W. Carr
“Short questions with long answers, my boy.”
Patrick W. Carr, The Hero's Lot

Dennis Lehane
“Twelve dead?” I said. “Jesus.”
Dennis Lehane, A Drink Before the War

Toba Beta
“The word far is too short for me to spell.”
Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

Anita R. Sneed-Carter
“Life is short, so live it full! Know that the work that the Lord has begun in you, He will finish it. So, honor Him today with your gift to Him, "steadfastness/endurance to live His work, and not yours. It may get tough along this journey where the enemy speaks "quit", but remember, God is not through with what He began in you. In God, your life shall be made full and complete( whole)!”
Anita R. Sneed-Carter

Talismanist Giebra
“I like a hint but not a full story.
I need an exotic star but not the whole universe.”
Talismanist Giebra, Talismanist: Fragments of the Ancient Fire. Philosophy of Fragmentism Series.

Melissa Checker
“Neither the cat nor I missed you while you were gone. It's worse than that. We danced the visitor-gone dance, flinging our feet (and paws) with particular glee. You remember the dance - the one you do after shutting the door behind a difficult visitor (like a family member)? You hold your breath for 120 seconds then deadbolt the door, race to the bed, leap on to it and jump, twirl, bell-kick and prance, singing all the while, "she's go-onnne, she's gooo-oonne.”
Melissa Checker

Talismanist Giebra
“I wonder the world desperate to find the edge of myself…
Existence is an art.”
Talismanist Giebra, Talismanist: Fragments of the Ancient Fire. Philosophy of Fragmentism Series.

Talismanist Giebra
“Planet Earth is a fantastic destination if you manage to find this surreal sensation of wild liberation.”
Talismanist Giebra, Talismanist: Fragments of the Ancient Fire. Philosophy of Fragmentism Series.

Talismanist Giebra
“To get out of depression, you need to find your exotic connection.”
Talismanist Giebra, Talismanist: Fragments of the Ancient Fire. Philosophy of Fragmentism Series.

Talismanist Giebra
“Welcome to planet Earth, find an exotic version of yourself.”
Talismanist Giebra, Talismanist: Fragments of the Ancient Fire. Philosophy of Fragmentism Series.

Talismanist Giebra
“I prefer to be wrong to save the wildness of the right.”
Talismanist Giebra, Talismanist: Fragments of the Ancient Fire. Philosophy of Fragmentism Series.

Talismanist Giebra
“I will keep falling deep down into my abyss,
until my chaos turns it into an art scene.”
Talismanist Giebra, Talismanist: Fragments of the Ancient Fire. Philosophy of Fragmentism Series.

Talismanist Giebra
“Walk barefoot on your dogma…
Art is a journey into your existential fairytale.”
Talismanist Giebra, Talismanist: Fragments of the Ancient Fire. Philosophy of Fragmentism Series.

Talismanist Giebra
“I keep falling deep down into my dark abyss…
At some point my abyss will turn into a horizon…”
Talismanist Giebra, Talismanist: Fragments of the Ancient Fire. Philosophy of Fragmentism Series.

Talismanist Giebra
“I keep falling deep down into my dark Abyss until my Abyss turns into a horizon…”
Talismanist Giebra, Talismanist: Fragments of the Ancient Fire. Philosophy of Fragmentism Series.

Talismanist Giebra
“Walk barefoot on your convictions and beliefs…
Ask unasked questions about the edge of your existence.”
Talismanist Giebra, Talismanist: Fragments of the Ancient Fire. Philosophy of Fragmentism Series.

Mavis Gallant
“La verdadera vida de Carmela acababa de comenzar y ella no tenía dudas de lo que eso comportaba. Permanecería muda y expectante entre los poderosos y los extraños. Nadaría como un pececillo y aprendería a respirar bajo el agua.”
Mavis Gallant, Las Cuatro Estaciones

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