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Loving oneself isn't hard, when you understand who and what 'yourself' is. It has nothing to do with the shape of your face, the size of your eyes, the length of your hair or the quality of your clothes. It's so beyond all of those things and it's what gives life to everything about you. Your own self is such a treasure.
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
A city is not gauged by its length and width, but by the broadness of its vision and the height of its dreams.
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 a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.
Capital is reckless of the health or length of life of the laborer, unless under compulsion from society.
Life's like a play: it's not the length, but the excellence of the acting that matters.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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.
The secret to my 5 o'clock shadow is a little device called the George Michael 3000 Custom Beard Trimmer and Personal Massager. Just kidding. I actually shave every morning, and thanks to my vast knowledge of Eastern philosophy and mysticism, I will my facial hair to grow to the exact same length each day. Dave Grohl taught me that one.
Proportion is that agreeable harmony between the several parts of a building, which is the result of a just and regular agreement of them with each other; the height to the width, this to the length, and each of these to the whole.
The length of a man's outspread arms is equal to his height.
Leonardo da Vinci
A mentor long departed told me that the greatest gift in political life, in any life, is to view yourself objectively, at arm's length, to make an assessment of yourself. So whom do I rely on? I rely on myself.
While advances in scientific research have led to some new and exciting treatments that have enlarged and enhanced the quality and length of human life, we must not lose sight as to what we are trying to accomplish.
The alternate domination of one faction over another, sharpened by the spirit of revenge natural to party dissension, which in different ages and countries has perpetrated the most horrid enormities, is itself a frightful despotism. But this leads at length to a more formal and permanent despotism.
Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
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.
Like some kind of particularly tenacious vampire the short story refuses to die, and seems at this point in time to be a wonderful length for our generation.
According to USA today, the average length of an attention span of a man in America is 23 minutes.
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.
Nine years ago on September 14, 2001, I placed the lone vote against the 'Authorization for Use of Military Force' - an authorization that I knew would provide a blank check to wage war anywhere, at any time, and for any length.
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.
If I'm on a train, with headphones, MP3s are great. At home, I prefer CD or vinyl, partly because they sound a little better in a quiet room and partly because they're finite in length and separate things, unlike the endless days and days of music stored on my laptop.
A wife lasts only for the length of the marriage, but an ex-wife is there for the rest of your life.
I've just swum the length of the Thames. I feel quite tired.
William Arthur Ward
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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