Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.— Mother Teresa
Unforgettable Short Words quotations
Here in Manto's own words that he wanted to mark his grave with: "In the name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful Here lies Saadat Hasan Manto and with him lie buried all the secrets and mysteries of the art of short-story writing.... Under tons of earth he lies, still wondering who among the two is greater short-story writer: God or He.
The body says what words cannot.
Zoology, eh? That's a big word, isn't it.
" "No, actually it isn't," said Tiffany. "Patronizing is a big word. Zoology is really quite short.
Nothing living should ever be treated with contempt.
Whatever it is that lives, a man, a tree, or a bird, should be touched gently, because the time is short. Civilization is another word for respect for life.
Charity may be a very short word, but with its tremendous meaning of pure love, it sums up man's entire relation to God and to his neighbor.
Prefer the familiar word to the far-fetched.
Prefer the concrete word to the abstract. Prefer the single word to the circumlocution. Prefer the short word to the long. Prefer the Saxon word to the Romance.
Anger is one letter short of danger.
When you're riding, only the race in which you're riding is important.
I notice that you use plain, simple language, short words and brief sentences.
That is the way to write English - it is the modern way and the best way. Stick to it; don't let fluff and flowers and verbosity creep in.
In short, [Coltrane's] tone is beautiful because it is functional.
In other words, it is always involved in saying something. You can't separate the means that a man uses to say something from what he ultimately says. Technique is not separated from its content in a great artist.
Dancing is the last word in life. In dancing one draws nearer to oneself.
Fortunately, I knew the cardinal rule of getting on with one's fellow cooks.
It applies in any kitchen and can be summed up in two short words: bust ass.
Kind words may be short... but their echoes are endless.
Drill for oil? You mean drill into the ground to try and find oil? You're crazy!
We do not need the praises of a Homer, or of anyone else whose words may delight us for the moment, but the estimation of facts will fall short of what is really true.
Don't take life too seriously.
The American dream. Those three short, simple words encompass the hopes and aspirations of all the peoples on earth. The words are not only short and simple. They are also fragile.
One moment it's a cathedral, at another time there is no words to describe it when it ceases, for short periods of time, to have any regard for the proprieties that constitute not only Parliament, but its tradition. I've seen it in all its greatness. I have inwardly wept over it when it is degraded.
Depending on the inflection, ah bon can express shock, disbelief, indifference, irritation, or joy - a remarkable achievment for two short words.
Music is for people. The word 'pop' is simply short for popular. It means that people like it. I'm just a normal jerk who happens to make music. As long as my brain and fingers work, I'm cool.
Your words have come true with a vengeance that I shd [should] be forestalled .
.. I never saw a more striking coincidence. If Wallace had my M.S. sketch written out in 1842 he could not have made a better short abstract! Even his terms now stand as Heads of my Chapters.
What gets posted online is not short term, and is open for easy misinterpretation. Messages and pictures spread faster through the Internet than they ever could by word of mouth.
The religion of the short poem, in every age and in every literature, has a single commandment: Less is always more. The short poem rejects preamble and summary. It's about all and everything, the metaphysics of a few words surrounded by much silence. …The short poem is a match flaring up in a dark universe.
What are letters?” “Kinda like mediaglyphics except they’re all black, and they’re tiny, they don’t move, they’re old and boring and really hard to read. But you can use ’em to make short words for long words.
Short words are the best and old words when short are best of all.
Racism is not about hurtful words, bruised feelings, political correctness, or refusing to call short people 'vertically challenged.' Racism is about the power to treat entire groups of people as something less than human—for the benefit of that power. That’s why a Native American sports mascot is far from harmless.
Sometimes I try my hand at turning out small profundities and uncertain short stories, but I always end up with just one single word: God.
One should not utter a word about his own inadequacies.
In the Oxo it says: 'When a man lets out a single word, the long and short of him will be known.'
Never use a long word where a short one will do.
My goal with The Adventures of Captain Underpants was to invent a style which was almost identical to that of a picture book - in a novel format. So I wrote incredibly short chapters and tried to fill each page with more pictures than words. I wanted to create a book that kids who don't like to read would want to read.
Men who would face torture without a word become blasphemous at the short fourteenth. It is clear that the game of golf may well be included in that category of intolerable provocations which may legally excuse or mitigate behaviour not otherwise excusable.
I'll tell thee what it says; it calls me villain, a treacherous husband, a cruel father, a false brother; one lost to nature and her charities; or to say all in one short word, it calls me - Gamester.
I find it satisfying and intellectually stimulating to work with the intensity, brevity, balance and word play of the short story.
I've been asked to say a couple of words about my husband, Fang. How about short and cheap?