A collective tyrant, spread over the length and breadth of the land, is no more acceptable than a single tyrant ensconced on his throne.
How long it takes to write a book depends on its length.
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.
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.
I have no history but the length of my bones.
I haven't been the kind of writer about whom book-length academic studies have been written.
The cutting room is where you discover the optimal length of the movie.
There's an old saying in Hollywood: It's not the length of your film, it's how you use it.
It is hard for 2 creative people to work together for that length of time and not fall out.
Who apart from the gods is without pain for his whole lifetime's length?
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.
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.
The length of this document defends it well against the risk of its being read.
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.
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.
There is nothing more tragic than to find an individual bogged down in the length of life, devoid of breadth.
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.
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.
The length of your education is less important than its breadth, and the length of your life is less important than its depth.
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.
Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.
The value of life lies not in the length of days, but in the use we make to them; a man may live long, yet get little from life. Whether you find satisfaction in life depends not on your tale of years, but on your will - Montaigne, Essays
~The value of life lies not in the length of days, but in the use we make of them ~
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