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Definition of Duration


  1. The state or quality of lasting; continuance in time; the portion of time during which anything exists.

Duration Quotations

Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
D. H. Lawrence

The value of life is not in its duration, but in its donation. You are not important because of how long you live, you are important because of how effective you live.
Myles Munroe

The measure of a life, after all, is not its duration, but its donation.
Corrie Ten Boom

The measure of life is not its duration, but its donation.
Peter Marshall

Death is not an event in life: we do not live to experience death. If we take eternity to mean not infinite temporal duration but timelessness, then eternal life belongs to those who live in the present.
Ludwig Wittgenstein
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Duration Translations

duration in German is Dauer
duration in Italian is durata
duration in Latin is tentatio-onis
duration in Norwegian is varighet
duration in Swedish is varaktighet
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