Length Quotes

[To Kobe] The measure of a man...

[To Kobe] The measure of a man's life is the well spending of it, and not the length. ...Plutarch
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I was wondering if I could receive help in finding a specific quote? The one I'm referring to cov...

I was wondering if I could receive help in finding a specific quote? The one I'm referring to covers hyperinflation in the Weimar Republic, ending with the statement that a German man had enough in his savings to purchase a train ticket home and a length of rope to hang himself. Could anybody help?
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"The length of a film should be d...

"The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder." β€” Alfred Hitchcock
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"The mule always appears to me a most surprising animal. That a hybrid should possess more r...

"The mule always appears to me a most surprising animal. That a hybrid should possess more reason, memory, obstinacy, social affection, powers of muscular endurance, and length of life, than either of its parents, seems to indicate that art has here outdone nature. - Charles Darwin
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"I [prefer] a short lif...

"I [prefer] a short life with width to a narrow one with length." --Avicenna
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"I prefer a short life w...

"I prefer a short life with width to a narrow one with length" - Ibn Sina (1037)
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"The value of life is me...

"The value of life is measured by its beauty and not by its length." -Plutarch
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β€œIt is not length of...

β€œIt is not length of life, but depth of life.” β€” Ralph Waldo Emerson
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"Whenever I dwell for any length of time on my own shortcomings, they gra...

"Whenever I dwell for any length of time on my own shortcomings, they gradually begin to seem mild, harmless, rather engaging little things, not at all like the staring defects in other people's characters." β€” Margaret Halsey
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β€œYou can't do anything about the lengt...

β€œYou can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.” ― H. L. Mencken
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"People go to far greater length...

"People go to far greater lengths to avoid what they fear than to obtain what they desire." - Dan Brown.
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Happiness makes up in...

Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length. -Robert Frost
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I don't want to get to the end of my life and f...

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
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Freedom is a length of ...

Freedom is a length of rope, god wants you to hang yourself with it. -Castiel
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β€œHave you ever been so melancholy, that you wanted to fit in the pa...

β€œHave you ever been so melancholy, that you wanted to fit in the palm of your beloved’s hand? And lie there, for fortnights, or decades, or the length of time between stars? In complete silence?” - Sarah Ruhl
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"Men go to far greater lengths ...

"Men go to far greater lengths to avoid what they fear than to obtain what they desire." -Dan Brown
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β€œIf you find your axe is too short...

β€œIf you find your axe is too short, add to its length by continuing to take steps forward.” --Viking Proverb
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"Give not over thy soul to sorrow; and afflict not thyse...

"Give not over thy soul to sorrow; and afflict not thyself in thy own counsel. Gladness of heart is the life of man and the joyfulness of man is length of days." - Ecclesiastes
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"Never give up on a dream just because of th...

"Never give up on a dream just because of the length of time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway." β€” H. Jackson Brown
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β€œIt is perfectly possible to be staunch and brave, heroic even, in pursuit of undesirable end...

β€œIt is perfectly possible to be staunch and brave, heroic even, in pursuit of undesirable ends. ... [Will] intellectuals ever realize that the worth of a cause is not necessarily proportional to the length to which people will go to promote it?” -- Anthony Daniels ("Utopias Elsewhere")
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β€œMen go to far greater lengths to avo...

β€œMen go to far greater lengths to avoid what they fear than to obtain what they desire.” ― Dan Brown, The Da Vinci Code
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It's not the leng...

It's not the length of life that matters, it's the depth.
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"Wherever your life ends, it is all there. The utility of living consists not in ...

"Wherever your life ends, it is all there. The utility of living consists not in the length of days, but in the use of time; a man may have lived long, and yet lived but a little. Make use of time while it is present with you." -- Michel de Montaigne
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"Humility is not my forte, and whenever I dwell for any length of time on my own sh...

"Humility is not my forte, and whenever I dwell for any length of time on my own shortcomings, they gradually begin to seem mild, harmless, rather engaging little things, not at all like the startling defects in other people's characters." -Margaret Halsey
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"A good man doubles the length of his existence; to...

"A good man doubles the length of his existence; to have lived so as to look back with pleasure on our past life is to live twice." ~ Marcus Valerius Martialis
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Happiness makes up in...

Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length - Robert Frost
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Grief reconfigures time, its length, its texture, its fu...

Grief reconfigures time, its length, its texture, its function: one day means no more than the next, so why have they been picked out and given separate names? - Julian Barnes
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"Happiness makes up in...

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