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Definition of Breadth

Breadth

  1. Distance from side to side of any surface or thing; measure across, or at right angles to the length; width.

Breadth Quotations

Compassion, in which all ethics must take root, can only attain its full breadth and depth if it embraces all living creatures and does not limit itself to mankind.
Albert Schweitzer

There is nothing more tragic than to find an individual bogged down in the length of life, devoid of breadth.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Organizations endure, however, in proportion to the breadth of the morality by which they are governed. Thus the endurance of organization depends upon the quality of leadership; and that quality derives from the breadth of the morality upon which it rests.
Chester Irving Barnard

If you go and talk to most people, they mean well but they don't have much of a breadth on education, of knowledge of understanding what the real issues are and therefore they listen to pundits on television who tell them what they are supposed to think and they keep repeating that until pretty soon they say, 'Oh, well that must be true.'
Benjamin Carson

I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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Breadth Translations

breadth in French is travers
breadth in German is Breite
breadth in Latin is amplitudo
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