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1. "To take the tops off all the houses and mingle our miseries was too simple a solution, I knew. Houses had windows with shades. Yards had gates and fences. There were carefully planned out sidewalks and roads, and these were the paths that, if you chose to go into someone else's reality, you had to be willing to walk. There were no shortcuts."
Author: Alice Sebold
2. "We all naturally want to become successful... we also want to take shortcuts. And it's easy to do so, but you can never take away the effort of hard work and discipline and sacrifice."
Author: Apolo Ohno
3. "If life takes you long way, take a shortcut!"
Author: Baba
4. "There are no shortcuts to any place worth going."
Author: Beverly Sills
5. "Your audience is your adversary. If you don't have one get one - imagine it. Imagine it now. To whom is your story addressed and why? Audience is always a creative act of the imagination. You can't tell your story effectively and leave it out. It must be alive in you, vividly alive. It is in conflict with everything that is false in what you have written. If it is an audience worthy of your talent and potential, it won't let you slide by the lies, the laziness, the shortcuts. If you don't take audience seriously, you can be sure it will return the favor."
Author: Billy Marshall Stoneking
6. "Metaphors are one of the most powerful weapons in your arsenal as a presenter. In today's fast-paced world of communication, a well-thought-out metaphor acts as a shortcut to meaning."
Author: Bruna Martinuzzi
7. "[God] will not be used as a convenience. Men or nations who think they can revive the Faith in order to make a good society might just as well think they can use the stairs of heaven as a shortcut to the nearest chemist's shop."
Author: C.S. Lewis
8. "Be happy in life. Self contentment is the shortcut for eternal happiness in life. One is bound to enjoy the life as the way it was scripted by destiny. No power, not even the creator, could alter one's course of life as it's pre-planned as well as unalterable. Remember the fact that there are many people around you who would like to have what you have in life, whoever you are."
Author: Chandrababu V.S.
9. "Obvious? Possibly. Sometimes, common sense is only obvious once you have been shown it to be so. Only after a shortcut has been revealed is it an obvious time saver. Before that, it had remained completely unknown to everyone but the enlightened. You can't know what you don't know and, therefore, never seek anyone's tutorage of the subject"
Author: Chris Murray
10. "I now know that success can not choose me. It is waiting on a path that I must walk. In truth, it waits there for everyone. Many do not know where the path begins. Some search for a shortcut to the end. But the majority of the world does not even realise there is a path there at all."
Author: Chris Murray
11. "The trick to forgetting the big picture is to look at everything close-up. The shortcut to closing a door is to bury yourself in the details. This is how we must look to God. As if everything's just fine."
Author: Chuck Palahniuk
12. "Criminals interest me, because they're driven by the same desires as we are, but they take these disastrous shortcuts and end up in a real mess."
Author: Colin Wilson
13. "You'll do fine if you have any strength at all, but listen to your Green angel and give yourself more exit points. You're in for some rude awakenings in battle, and young souls often retreat under fire. You'll end up trying to find a shortcut back home and that always makes a big mess."
Author: Dawn Jayne
14. "I think rap music is rap music. I mean, are there heavy writing aspects of it? Absolutely. In a sense, is it poetry? Yeah. I've heard that so much, growing up in a house with poetry. But I think people like to use that as a shortcut for who's good and who's not. It's like the word 'lyrical' - 'lyrical' is the worst word in the entire world."
Author: Earl Sweatshirt
15. "A shortcut isn't."
Author: Eleanor Brownn
16. "People say jargon is a bad thing, but it's really a shortcut vocabulary professionals use to understand one another."
Author: Erin McKean
17. "If you take shortcuts, you get cut short."
Author: Gary Busey
18. "Because money permits a constant stream of luxuries and indulgences, it can take away their savor, and by permitting instant gratification, money shortcuts the happiness of anticipation. Scrimping, saving, imagining, planning, hoping--these stages enlarge the happiness we feel."
Author: Gretchen Rubin
19. "If you walk 100 miles into the life you don't want. Often, you must walk those same 100 miles to get out of that life. This is the answer to why the journey to fulfillment is often so difficult. However, if you can find a shortcut, a new path, you can get to the life you want much quicker. This is the premise of personal development, self-improvement and self-discovery..!"
Author: James A. Murphy
20. "One bulb at a time. There was no other way to do it. No shortcuts--simply loving the slow process of planting. Loving the work as it unfolded. Loving an achievement that grew slowly and bloomed for only three weeks each year."
Author: Jaroldeen Asplund Edwards
21. "IN THE WORLD OF advertising, every copywriter knows the power of two magic words: "Free!" and "New!" We see them in the supermarket, in the newspaper, on billboards. And consumers respond. In the church today, we are falling prey to the appeal of "New!" The old truths of the gospel don't seem spectacular enough. We're restless for the latest, greatest, newest teaching or technique. We pastors in particular seem to search for a shortcut or some dynamic new strategy that will fire up our churches."
Author: Jim Cymbala
22. "Nobody wanders his or her way to a dream, and nobody achieves a dream by accident. Don't shortcut the process and risk cheating yourself out of your dream!"
Author: John C. Maxwell
23. "Q. What's the secret shortcut to being succesful in life?A. Stop looking for shortcuts."
Author: José N. Harris
24. "No one knows better than I do how far heaven is, but I also know all the shortcuts. The secret is to die, when you want to, and not when He proposes. Or else to force Him to take you before your time."
Author: Juan Rulfo
25. "They're called shortcuts for a reason. The shorter they are, the more they usually cut. Nothing is without price."
Author: Karen Marie Moning
26. "People naturally long for a bit of the wealth that is whorling all around them, and if the work and education available to them won't get them closer to the comforts that they see others enjoying, the temptation to take shortcuts can be fierce."
Author: Katherine Boo
27. "In life, we are all on the same journey, we are all struggling to get from point A to point B. Different people have different point A originations and B destinations, but the path we travel is the same. If you can take what you have learned; share the experience and shortcuts you've discovered along the way, offer time saving tips and how you finally made it - then you can lighten the load of those who are just beginning on a similar path. Getting paid for it is an added bonus. My hope is that you do not end your journey at "I wrote a book" but rather understand that your book is just the beginning. Imagine the products you can create based on the contents of your book. Imagine the opportunities to share your knowledge with more people by speaking, training, coaching. You have an important message to share and the world is waiting..."
Author: Kytka Hilmar Jezek
28. "Perl was designed to work more like a natural language. It's a little more complicated but there are more shortcuts, and once you learned the language, it's more expressive."
Author: Larry Wall
29. "It worries me that young singers think you can shortcut the training and go straight to fame and fortune, and programmes like Pop Idol have encouraged that."
Author: Lesley Garrett
30. "Most everything ‘quick and easy' you bring home is filled with nutritional shortcuts. Be good to yourself and your family: eat quality fuel."
Author: Lisa Morrone
31. "It won't be the same. Just because we have the choice of having anything we want without having to lift a finger, we don't have to take the shortcut. As you've seen, we enjoy doing most of the things by ourselves. Food cooked or a house built by hand is more precious."
Author: Liz Grace Davis
32. "The social function of economic science consists precisely in developing soundeconomic theories and in exploding the fallacies of vicious reasoning. In the pursuit ofthis task the economist incurs the deadly enmity of all mountebanks and charlatanswhose shortcuts to an earthly paradise he debunks. The less these quacks are able toadvance plausible objections to an economist's argument, the more furiously do theyinsult them."
Author: Ludwig Von Mises
33. "If you are not extreme, then people will take shortcuts because they don't fear you."
Author: Marco Pierre White
34. "Yesterday's shortcuts are today's nightmares. The race is quicker when we're stricter. Keep your eyes on today, and declare what you may."
Author: Mark O'Brien
35. "'Cost-saver' in industrial livestock agriculture may usually be taken to mean 'moral shortcut.'"
Author: Matthew Scully
36. "You want to go back to my house the long way?" he asked."Or the shortcut? You have to be cold-""Long way," I replied. "The long way, for sure."
Author: Maureen Johnson
37. "If you do the work you get rewarded. There are no shortcuts in life."
Author: Michael Jordan
38. "The instinctual shortcut that we take when we have "too much information" is to engage with it selectively, picking out the parts we like and ignoring the remainder, making allies with those who have made the same choices and enemies of the rest."
Author: Nate Silver
39. "Think of music as being a great snarl of a city [...]. In the years I spent living there, I came to know its streets. Not just the main streets. Not just the alleys. I knew shortcuts and rooftops and parts of the sewers. Because of this, I could move through the city like a rabbit in a bramble. I was quick and cunning an clever.Denna, on the other hand, had never been trained. She knew nothing of shortcuts. You'd think she'd be forced to wander the city, lost and helpless, trapped in a twisting maze of mortared stone. But instead, she simply walked through the walls. She didn't know any better. Nobody had ever told her she couldn't. Because of this, she moved through the city like some faerie creature. She walked roads no one else could see, and it made her music wild and strange and free."
Author: Patrick Rothfuss
40. "I think there really is no shortcut to sovereignty."
Author: Paul Bremer
41. "Everyone is in a hurry. The persons whom I lead in worship, among whom I counsel, visit, pray, preach, and teach, want shortcuts. They want me to help them fill in the form that will get them instant credit (in eternity). They are impatient for results. They have adopted the lifestyle of a tourist and only want the high points. . . . The Christian life cannot mature under such conditions and in such ways."
Author: R. Albert Mohler Jr.
42. "Having a place out of the city is a shortcut toward the mental reset I need."
Author: Rachel Maddow
43. "Give yourself permission to get the most out of your life. If you're spending all your time scrubbing corners with a toothbrush, you're kind of missing the point. Taking shortcuts doesn't mean shortcutting the end result."
Author: Sandra Lee
44. "To deliver your own personal maximum, you'll realise there are no shortcuts; if you want to be a champion it is all about rolling your sleeves up and getting stuck in."
Author: Steve Backley
45. "Success isn't something you have, it's something you do. Don't be fooled into taking shortcuts, they always lead to a dead-end. Instead, establish a goal, make a plan, and take purposeful action. Those who experience success are those who live it; those who earn it."
Author: Steve Maraboli
46. "The only trouble is that in the spiritual life there are no tricks and no shortcuts. Those who imagine that they can discover spiritual gimmicks and put them to work for themselves usually ignore God's will and his grace."
Author: Thomas Merton
47. "Free thinker walks on shortcuts among wisdoms."
Author: Toba Beta
48. "This, Tony, is a living land, not a construction site. This isreal and breathing, not a fabrication that can be bullied intobeing. When you choose technique over relationship andprocess, when you try and shortcut the speed of growingawareness and force understanding and maturity before its time,this"—he pointed down and over the length"
Author: Wm. Paul Young
49. "I think 'Heroes of Cosplay' will show a lot of the positive things, like how much effort it takes to make a costume. These people on the show aren't taking shortcuts. As long as that effort gets through to the viewers, we will be inspirational. Then there will be people who watch the show that want to get in and hands-on make outfits."
Author: Yaya Han
50. "It's just the problem with those things, and what i've learnt is this: they're meant to be a shortcut to the ultimate... thing, the plane, or whatever you want to say it like, yeah? It's meant to be: here's your thirty quid or whatever, take me to higher consciousness, please. And it don't work that way, bro. You don't get the full benefit. You've got to work your way up that tree, meaning that that is an allegory which is saying: you can't just fly up to the branches. You get me?"
Author: Zadie Smith

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