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Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.0
Authority founded on injustice is never of long duration.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
American Author 1906-0
Duration is not a test of truth or falsehood.
Joseph A. Schumpeter
Austrian-American economist 1883-19500
For the duration of its collective life, or the time during which its identity may be assumed, each class resembles a hotel or an omnibus, always full, but always of different people.
Spanish Jesuit, writer and philosopher 1601-16580
Fortune pays you sometimes for the intensity of her favors by the shortness of their duration. She soon tires of carrying any one long on her shoulders.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-18820
Higher than the question of our duration is the question of our deserving. Immortality will come to such as are fit for it, and he would be a great soul in future must be a great soul now.
David Herbert Lawrence
English writer 1885-19300
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.
Honoré de Balzac
French writer 1799-18500
The duration of passion is proportionate with the original resistance of the woman.
Corrie Ten Boom
Dutch evangelical en resistance fighter in WW II 1893-19820
The measure of a life, after all, is not its duration, but its donation.
British Clergyman, Poet, Mystic 1636-16740
This moment exhibits infinite space, but there is a space also wherein all moments are infinitely exhibited, and the everlasting duration of infinite space is another region and room of joys.
When you pick up a novel from the bed side table, you put down your own life at the same time and you become another person for the duration.
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-19100
Wit and Humor - if any difference, it is in duration - lightning and electric light. Same material, apparently; but one is vivid, and can do damage - the other fools along and enjoys elaboration.
Austrian - English philosopher 1889-1951-1
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.