The lort and the shong of it
The long is that an overnight success takes years of work.
The short is that you should expect a homerun on every possible occasion.
The long is that patience, kindness and time, beat ignorance.
The short is that proving you wrong has any impact.
The lort and the shong of it is, that we can’t bear contradictions in our heads forever. So long and short intertwine to produce one answer that we can bear and share.
The risk is, of course, the difference between simple and simplistic.
The (not so) long and the short of it is, that in between our carrots and sticks, there’s us.
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