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Length Quotes

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You can't do anything about the length of your life,
but you can do something about its width and depth.
- Evan Esar

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It is not length of life, but depth of life.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The youth gets together his materials
to build a bridge to the moon,
or, perchance, a palace or temple on the earth,
and, at length, the middle-aged man
concludes to build a woodshed with them.
- Henry David Thoreau

 

It is not possible for civilization to
flow backwards while there is youth in the world.
Youth may be headstrong,
but it will advance its allotted length.
- Helen Keller

The length of a film should be directly related to
the endurance of the human bladder.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Dachshunds are ideal dogs for small children,
as they are already stretched and pulled to such a
length that the child cannot do much harm one way or the other.
- Robert Benchley

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There comes a pause, for human strength will not endure
to dance without cessation;
and everyone must reach the point at length of absolute prostration.
- Lewis Carroll

As anyone who has ever been around a cat for any length of time well knows,
cats have enormous patience with the limitations of the human kind.
- Cleveland Amory

The length of this document defends it well
against the risk of its being read.
- Winston Churchill

This report, by its very length, defends itself
against the risk of being read.
- Winston Churchill

There is nothing more tragic than to find an individual
bogged down in the length of life, devoid of breadth.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The only things one can admire at length
are those one admires without knowing why.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The very greatest things - great thoughts,
discoveries, inventions - have usually been nurtured in hardship,
often pondered over in sorrow, and at length established with difficulty.
- Samuel Smiles

I don't want to get to the end of my life and find
that I lived just the length of it.
I want to have lived the width of it as well.
- Diane Ackerman

I longed to arrest all beauty that came before me,
and at length the longing has been satisfied.
- Julia Margaret Cameron

Life's like a play: it's not the length,
but the excellence of the acting that matters.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Please believe that I do this because I am convinced
that my illness cannot be helped for any length of
time and I cannot bear to be a burden on anyone any longer.
- Susannah McCorkle

Who apart from the gods is without pain for his whole lifetime's length?
- Aeschylus

There's an old saying in Hollywood: It's not the length of your film,
it's how you use it.
- Ben Stiller

The length of your education is less important than its breadth,
and the length of your life is less important than its depth.
- Marilyn vos Savant

I have no secrets; all of these things have been discussed
at length in guitar magazines over the years but are
far too elaborate to cover in one article.
- Adrian Belew

To me, length is an artificial and arbitrary factor in a film.
- Frank Darabont

Obviously, the greater the length of a war the higher
is likely to be the number of casualties in it on either side.
- Douglas Haig

It is of great use to the sailor to know the length of his line,
though he cannot with it fathom all the depths of the ocean.
- John Locke

Long stormy spring-time, wet contentious April,
winter chilling the lap of very May;
but at length the season of summer does come.
- Thomas Carlyle

A wife lasts only for the length of the marriage,
but an ex-wife is there for the rest of your life.
- Jim Samuels

It's the degree of success and the length of time that is amazing.
- Ruth Handler

I was always very grateful I was never hot.
In the entire length of my career, I haven't been the most adored.
- Harrison Ford

The value of life lies not in the length of days,
but in the use we make of them...
Whether you find satisfaction in life depends not on your tale of years,
but on your will.
- Michel de Montaigne

I write from the same place I parent,
and since becoming a single parent, I have found it difficult,
if not impossible, to write anything of length.
- Dirk Benedict

You have to pack as much as you can in an hour or 70 minutes.
This time around it was 15 songs, so it was a challenge
to get them all the right length so you could get them all on.
- John Mayall

To insure the adoration of a theorem for any length of time,
faith is not enough, a police force is needed as well.
- Albert Camus

A collective tyrant, spread over the length and breadth of the land,
is no more acceptable than a single tyrant ensconced on his throne.
- Georges Clemenceau

It doesn't use shading, but it does use stroke length variations.
- John Robert Gregg

Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
- Robert Frost

It may be for 20 or 30 years no one has yet been able
to decide the length of the life of the black bass.
- Jay Cooke

I wrote eight full-length adult novels in my twenties.
None of them were published.
- Caroline B. Cooney

TV is a fickle business.
I'm only good for the length of my contract.
- Tom Brokaw

How long it takes to write a book depends on its length.
- Walter Jon Williams

You will, I am sure, agree with me that...
if page 534 only finds us in the second chapter,
the length of the first one must have been really intolerable.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

Hopefully, as a band, it will grow and develop for a good length of time.
- Trevor Dunn

I haven't been the kind of writer about whom book-length
academic studies have been written.
- Manuel Puig

I don't look on poetry as closed works.
I feel they're going on all the time in my head and
I occasionally snip off a length.
- John Ashbery

The only thing I regret about my past is the length of it.
If I had to live my life again I'd make all the same mistakes -
only sooner.
- Tallulah Bankhead

According to USA today, the average length of an attention
span of a man in America is 23 minutes.
- Robert Fripp

It is hard for 2 creative people to work together for
that length of time and not fall out.
- Jim Sullivan

A guy as great as Brett Favre has been for the length of time he's been,
you would hope that he would be able to leave the game
with a positive flavor in his mouth.
- John Elway

The true measure of life is not length,
but honesty.
- John Lyly

Selenite occurs in abundance in well formed clear crystals
of several inches in length.
- George Mercer Dawson

Genius makes its observations in short-hand;
talent writes them out at length.
- Christian Nestell Bovee

As for Tenacious D, of course it could work as a full length movie;
all it requires is a great writer and great director
with an ability to think outside of conventional film comedy.
- David Cross

In the surface of the paper there is only length and
width-there is no such thing as thickness.
- John Clayton

The length of exposure (one minute in sunlight) is
still too long for the portrait.
It was fifteen minutes when I first began my work.
Progress may continue.
- Gabriel Lippmann

What the government has to do, if it wants to govern for any length of time,
is it must appeal primarily to the third parties in
the House of Commons to get them to support it.
- Stephen Harper

Well I directed a few feature length things for HBO in the late eighties.
- Harry Shearer

The cutting room is where you discover the optimal length of the movie.
- Harold Ramis

If you could say of any one individual that the court
as an institution is the length and shadow of that individual,
surely it would be John Marshall.
- William Rehnquist

It's better to be boldly decisive and risk being wrong
than to agonize at length and be right too late.
- Marilyn Moats Kennedy

At the first screening, there were a lot of areas that
we went around and around about.
Then we had our second screening.
It played better.
It's almost a reasonable length film now!
- Terry Gilliam

What orators lack in depth they make up for in length.
- Charles de Montesquieu

I have no history but the length of my bones.
- Robin Skelton

My concern today is not with the length of a person's
hair but with his conduct.
- Richard M. Nixon

I'm very proud this show has been accepted for this length of time.
- Robert Stack

We praise a man who feels angry on the right grounds
and against the right persons and also in the right
manner at the right moment and for the right length of time.
- Aristotle

Because everything we say and do is the length and shadow of our own souls,
our influence is determined by the quality of our being.
- Dale Turner

So, influenced by these advisors and this hope,
I have at length allowed my friends to publish the work,
as they had long besought me to do.
- Nicolaus Copernicus

Whatever glory belongs to the race for a development
unprecedented in history for the given length of time,
a full share belongs to the womanhood of the race.
- Mary McLeod Bethune

I'm not one of these directors, so far,
that wants to have a whole separate director's cut of these things.
So far they've turned out to be kind of the length that they wanted to be.
- Jay Roach

A precisely made iron chain 22 yards in length consisting of 100 links.
- Edmund Gunter

We are to seek wisdom and understanding only in the length of days.
- Robert Hall


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