Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Shorthand Quotes from famous persons: Lisa Edelstein, Ali Wong, Kelly Rowan, Chris Pine, Ari Melber. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Shorthand Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.
With my husband, I do really appreciate the fact that we – even though we’re different kinds of Asian, there is a cultural shorthand between us, and I don’t have to explain anything. I’ve dated guys before who weren’t Asian-American, and it frustrated me when I would have to defend why beans belong in a dessert.
The Bush administration opened several lines of attack against the rule of law and the integrity of an independent Justice Department. The scandals are so famous that they’ve been reduced to shorthand: Abu Ghraib, Guantanamo, NSA, Attorneygate.
We all accept the visual shorthand used throughout comics: if something‘s farther away, it’ll be drawn with a thinner, simpler line, eventually leaving out most visual information and becoming a gesture, a skeletal representation of a thing.
I’m really interested in making a mark on a paper and letting that be cursive shorthand for an idea – that’s the origin of cartooning.
You meet folks who are funny and really smart and persistent and loving that are confronting this thing we call poverty, which is just a shorthand for this way of life that holds you underwater. And you just wonder what our country would be if we allowed these people to flourish and reach their full potential.
Music is the shorthand of emotion.
I would say that there’s definitely some advantages with me being able to talk shop with some of the effects people. Because I come from a post-production world, I can speak shorthand with them. I don’t think many other actors can say that and know how the process 100% works.
The religious imagery and fairytales that formed our shared cultural references have been replaced by the cult of celebrity. Marilyn is the sex goddess, Camilla Parker Bowles is cast as the wicked witch, Che Guevara is the revolutionary. Celebrities have become visual shorthand for narratives that shape our lives.
When you work with somebody for a long period of time, you develop a shorthand with everything.
For storytellers, financiers make ideal rogues. The easiest way to make characters unappealing is to make them rich – shorthand for spoiled, picky, superior, and cold-hearted.
I wrote my first screenplay on a lark, because it was a storytelling format that felt like a familiar shorthand – we all watch movies, don’t we? But even though I grew up in Los Angeles, my family was entirely unconnected with the movie industry, and I never truly believed that it would one day be my fate.
If anything is scary about my writing, it’s that it’s the product of a very particular vision and doesn’t reference common speech that heavily. By ‘common speech,’ I don’t mean language as much as an agreed-on way of seeing, or a shorthand.