"I tell myself that God gave my children many gifts - spirit, beauty, intelligence, the capacity to make friends and to inspire respect. There was only one gift he held back - length of life."
"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."
"The length of your education is less important than its breadth, and the length of your life is less important than its depth."
"Without fullness of experience, length of days is nothing. When fullness of life has been achieved, shortness of days is nothing. That is perhaps why the young have usually so little fear of death they live by intensities that the elderly have forgotten."
"It is not length of life, but depth of life."
"A wife lasts only for the length of the marriage, but an ex-wife is there for the rest of your life."
"Tell me not of joy: there's none Now my little sparrow's gone He, just as you, Would toy and woo, He would chirp and flatter me, He would hang the wing awhile, Till at length he saw me smile, Lord! how sullen he would be!"
"It's the degree of success and the length of time that is amazing."
"Men seldom, or rather never for a length of time and deliberately, rebel against anything that does not deserve rebelling against."
"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."