I am a firm believer that the Lord sometimes has to short-circuit even our best plans for our benefit.— Tony Dungy
Joyful Short Circuit quotations
Long term consistency trumps short term intensity.
It is not enough to wire the world if you short-circuit the soul.
Technology without heart is not enough.
You might be tempted to avoid the messiness of daily living for the tranquility of stillness and peacefulness. This of course would be an attachment to stillness, and like any strong attachment, it leads to delusion. It arrests development and short-circuits the cultivation of wisdom.
Life is too short to silence your personality.
It doesn't do any good to wire the world if we short circuit the soul.
It takes the same energy to complain as it does to compliment.
When there is a short circuit, there is a complaint, and when the energy is flowing, there is a compliment.
The very act of accepting responsibility short-circuits and cancels out any negative emotions you may be experiencing.
Life is short. To just "Do things" is insane. Live with a purpose. Live for a reason.
The moment of truth, the sudden emergence of a new insight, is an act of intuition.
A whole roomful of Jews is like a charged battery.
The vitality sparks seem to fly, and frequently the result is a short circuit.
Detach the writer from the milieu where he has experienced his greatest sense of belonging, and you have created a discontinuity within his personality, a short circuit in his identity. The result is his originality, his creativity comes to an end. He becomes the one-book novelist or the one-trilogy writer.
Life is short. Spend it with people who make you laugh and feel loved.
I don't know about you, but I can never get enough David Letterman.
It will do us little good to wire the world if we limit our vision.
It will do us little good to wire the world if we short circuit our souls.
The cross is the lightning rod of grace that short-circuits God's wrath to Christ so that only the light of His love remains for believers.
Life is very short. If people aren't decent, kind, accountable, responsible, or responsive, man up and get rid of them.
Traditional dinosaur theory is full of short circuits.
Like the antiquated wiring in an old house, the details sputter and burn out when specific parts are tested.
I don't know about you, but I call impromptu vomiting harm.
The alleged short-cut to knowledge, which is faith, is only a short-circuit destroying the mind
Anger is only one letter short of danger.
The hardest thing in golf is trying to two-putt when you have to, because your brain isn't wired that way. You're accustomed to trying to make putts, and when you change that mind-set, your brain short-circuits, especially under pressure.
If Jesus can live in you and you are no different than the world around you, something got short circuited because Jesus makes a difference.
I intend to go right on appointing highly qualified individuals of the highest personal integrity to the bench, individuals who understand the danger of short-circuiting the electoral process and disenfranchising the people through judicial activism.
No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.
The moment of truth, the sudden emergence of a new insight, is an act of intuition. Such intuitions give the appearance of miraculous flushes, or short-circuits of reasoning. In fact they may be likened to an immersed chain, of which only the beginning and the end are visible above the surface of consciousness. The diver vanishes at one end of the chain and comes up at the other end, guided by invisible links.
I have made decisions that turned out to be wrong, and went back and did it another way, and still took less time than many who procrastinated over the original decision. Your brain is capable of handling 140, 000 million bits of information in one second, and if you take hours or days or weeks to reach a vital decision, you are short-circuiting your most valuable property.
I train five days a week hard - but it is short and sharp - 30 to 40 minutes of functional and pretty dynamic body-strength circuits, then I do a good yoga session on the sixth day, then I rest.
Life is too short to be anything but happy.
Sellars's "myth of Jones" is deployed against what Sellars calls "the myth of the categorial Given": the idea that to be aware of something is to be aware of it as something. This short circuit between "awareness of" and "awareness as" inhibits the project of self-understanding because it perpetuates the assumption that there is a point where being and knowing coincide.
I don't know, maybe she [Hillary Clinton] short-circuited when she wiped out 35,000 emails.
Did Hillary Clinton short-circuit when she advocated for the overthrow of Muamar Gaddafi and Libya is now an Islamic State stranglehold?
Life is too short to stress yourself with people who don't even deserve to be an issue in your life.
Donald Trump can say hey, did she [Hillary Clinton] short-circuit when she reset the relationship with Vladimir Putin and now Russia is, according to "The New York Times" article today, Russia is in control in Syria?
I actually saw a kid and went home and drew him.
I don't even know who he was. I was buying a TV set in Circuit City. I was looking at this kid and he was kind of standing there, staring off into space. Kids are pretty chubby nowadays because of all the fast-food places. I grew up eating fast food but now everything is double beef and double cheese. So there are a lot of these chubby boys with long, baggy shorts.
To look for a job before looking deeply inward is likely to short-circuit the process of finding your calling.
Think big and don't listen to people who tell you it can't be done. Life too short to think small
Love requited is a short circuit.
The average person's short-term memory can hold only five to seven bits of data at any one moment. If you put more items in, others fall out. The older you are, the more you have crammed into those memory circuits. Twenty-five-year-olds can remember things because they still have empty space. Some of us take our children to the supermarket in the hope they will remember why we are there.
Traditionally, people have been adapting novels and short stories forever.
Now, they're doing it simultaneously, with an eye towards writing the movie before the novel has even come out or been finished. It's a function of this hyper-accelerated society we live in, where everyone is trying to short circuit the process.
If a book is well written, I always find it too short.
I turned down Short Circuit 2 too and I now wish I hadn't.
Sequels are a lot of fun and you get to hang out with all your friends.
As long as you pretend to be self-sufficient, you short-circuit God's power in your life. You need to admit your inadequacy and say, "God, I can't handle this!"
[A dramatic increase in regulation under the Obama administration is] threatening to short-circuit our recovery and undermine our long-term growth....More importantly , it is suffocating the entrepreneurial spirit so vital to America's success.
It looks perverted and wasteful to us, but then one thing that empires are not about is the efficient use of resources and the spread of happiness; both are typically accomplished despite the economic short-circuiting - corruption and favoritism, mostly- endemic to the system.
Being young and trying to catch a glimpse of the depths, of the true self, of the soul, or whatever human beings have called it over the centuries, we often find ourselves surrounded by bossy, hectoring voices trying to short-circuit our personal experience by super-imposing their own disappointments. Much of this bossiness masquerades as an education.