Top 33 Shorthand Quotes

In this post, you will find great Shorthand Quotes from famous people, such as Barbara Hale, Joe Lo Truglio, David Strathairn, Jack Adams, Lisa Edelstein. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

I guess I was just meant to be a secretary who doesn't

I guess I was just meant to be a secretary who doesn’t take shorthand. I’m a lousy typist, too – 33 words a minute.
Barbara Hale
There’s shorthand that happens when you work with someone you know where you can almost finish each other‘s sentences. There’s just a certain back and forth that becomes much easier with someone you’ve worked with for so long.
Joe Lo Truglio
You work enough with someone and you develop a shorthand. You know how he likes to work through the day and he knows where you’re vulnerable and where your weaknesses and strengths are, so it makes for a good team, a team that knows who’s over there behind your back.
David Strathairn
A chief petty officer taught me shorthand, which got me promoted to yeoman first class.
Jack Adams
When you play the same character for a long time, you have a shorthand. You get onto the set, you put on your outfit and two-thirds of your work is done because you’ve built on that work for so many years.
You can tell a lot in shorthand.
I can’t do fiction unless I visualize what’s going on. When I began to write science fiction, one of the things I found lacking in it was visual specificity. It seemed there was a lot of lazy imagining, a lot of shorthand.
My shorthand answer is that I try to write the kind of book that I would like to read. If I can make it clear and interesting and compelling to me, then I hope maybe it will be for the reader.
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 find I like to work with a lot of the same actors, because I find that there’s sort of shorthand there, and there is this unspoken trust, both ways. They trust me and I trust them. And I know what I’m going to get from them, to an extent. It’s just fun, kind of creating this little family.
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.
You can start any ‘Monty Pythonroutine and people finish it for you. Everyone knows it like shorthand.
When you work with somebody for a long period of time, you develop a shorthand with everything.
I went to Willoughby Girls High, I finished my high school certificate and then I did shorthand and typing the next year. Then started travelling and never used it since.
It’s always nice to have the same people that you are familiar with and shorthand with, obviously, to be around you.
Catherine Keener really gets me. She and I have such a shorthand together.
I really like language – and slang in particular, and just the shorthand we use when we communicate with people.
In point of fact, ‘Simpson-Bowles’ has become a symbol, or SimBowl, rather than an actual plan, political shorthand for the process of long-term deficit reduction.
As a Muslim woman, I’m all too familiar with the media shorthand for ‘Muslim’ and ‘woman’ equaling Covered in Black Muslim Woman. She’s seen, never heard. Visible only in her invisibility under that black burka, niqab, chador, etc.
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.
I think titles are extremely important for novels: They can set the tone, tip you off, serve as shorthand for what the essential contents are.
I think saying ‘a John Hughes movie‘ is just shorthand for a lot of people to say ‘a coming-of-age story,’ because I think, when you’re of a certain age, that’s what John Hughes means to you.
When you get a bunch of Latinxs together, we get to handle our stories. A cultural shorthand happens.
Of course it’s always easy when you work with people that worked together, or you work with people that you worked with before, because you develop over years some sort of shorthand of communion that is always very valuable.
Music is the shorthand of emotion.
Irvine, being a planned community, is really good shorthand, especially in a movie or book, for understanding suburban pressures.
It’s a real gift to work with my sister. We obviously have such a shorthand communicating with each other that it makes the process easier. And from growing up together and watching so many films together, we ended up with pretty similar taste.
Jennifer Todd
Being on a successful television show is a good thing. It’s steady work. It’s a chance to work with a group of people in an intimate way… where you develop a sort of shorthand with each other, and a trust.
Kelly Rowan
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.
Nate Powell
To me ‘The Big Easy’ is shorthand for owning big stocks that are easy for wary investors to buy into. These stocks tend to outperform during the back half of bull markets.
There’s an oft-used shorthand for the technologist’s view of the world. It is assumed that libertarianism dominates Silicon Valley, and that isn’t wholly wrong. High-profile devotees of Ayn Rand can be found there.
To me, using music is creating a shorthand with an audi

To me, using music is creating a shorthand with an audience. And I love music so much.
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.