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A dead tree, cut into planks and read from one end to the other, is a kind of line graph, with dates down one side and height along the other, as if trees, like mathematicians, had found a way of turning time into form.
In modeling, my height was a big challenge to overcome, because I was pretty much the shortest girl on the runway whenever I was doing the catwalk. The clothes didn't fit and the shoes didn't fit. It was an issue, but luckily, it didn't prevent me from working.
I want to know what they look like, their height, and colouring, physique and speech pattens.
To take my work seriously would be the height of folly.
As you get older, you can suffer from painful hips, and our joints wear a lot quicker than for people of average height.
I reached my full height at age 11, and I was clumsy as all get-out - all elbows and knees, couldn't get up a flight of stairs without falling down. I wanted to be a cute, petite blonde, but I'm a big ol' strapping thing, so I just accept it.
The ideal gymnast would be between 4 feet 7 and 5-2. I wouldn't be able to pinpoint an ideal height, however. It would be foolish to say that a gymnast above 5-2 could not be great.
Senator Douglas was very small, not over four and a half feet height, and there was a noticeable disproportion between the long trunk of his body and his short legs. His chest was broad and indicated great strength of lungs.
I liked teaching Henry James. When you look down at a Henry James novel from a helicopter height, you find an intricate spider web that all clings together.
My goal is just to get healthy as far as what my ideal weight has to be for my height.
I am quite short, but that never comes across when I'm onstage in front of people. When I get offstage and greet an audience afterwards, their first reaction is to comment on my height because it seems like a very drastic difference.
I am an actor who turned hero at age 32, after many years of struggle. I wanted to break the stereotype that only good-looking men with a good complexion, height and physique can be heroes, which I have managed to do.
There is no such thing as a 'correct' weight for any particular height - they are only averages.
All my life I've tried to hide my height. I was taller than everybody else and stood out, so I would slouch and try to hide it.
The biggest issue about the height factor is the bias that the NFL has about it.
Modeling and pageants help me overcome feeling insecure about the way that I look and my height.
Whatever fortune has raised to a height, she has raised only to cast it down.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
It's the height of folly to want to be the only wise one.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
The combination of lentils with rice or bulgur is the absolute height of Levantine comfort food. I could eat it every day.
Your waist size should not be more than half your height.
If the height of the heel is the same as the length of your foot, it starts to look wrong. And if the heel is positioned badly on the sole, you get into ballerina territory, where the body is pushed into a very strange posture. You can exaggerate the arch only so much.
Like most animals, we're wired to associate height with power.
Kids whose puberty begins too soon face not just psychological risks, but physical ones too, with an increased likelihood of cancer, as well as skeletal changes that could prevent them from attaining their full adult height.
I couldn't be happier that President Bush has stood up for having served in the National Guard, because I can finally put an end to all those who questioned my motives for enlisting in the Army Reserve at the height of the Vietnam War.
In 2009, at the height of the global economic crisis, it was clear that we were seeing something new: the impacts of the crisis were flowing across borders at unprecedented velocity.
C. S. Lewis
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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