Quotes: length

Quotes 31 till 44 of 44.

  • Ben Stiller
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    There's an old saying in Hollywood: It's not the length of your film, it's how you use it.
    Source: Reported in Inside Oscar 2
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
    Winston Churchill
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    This report, by its very length, defends itself against the risk of being read.
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
    Albert Camus
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    To insure the adoration of a theorem for any length of time, faith is not enough, a police force is needed as well.
  • Tom Brokaw
    Tom Brokaw
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    TV is a fickle business. I'm only good for the length of my contract.
  • Carine Roitfeld
    Carine Roitfeld
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    We are very lucky to work in fashion and not work in a hospital or something where the biggest deal we come across is perhaps the length of a skirt.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    We praise a man who feels angry on the right grounds and against the right persons and also in the right manner at the right moment and for the right length of time.
  • Don Marquis
    Don Marquis
    American writer 1878-1937
    Don Marquis
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    We shall problably have nothing to say, but we intend to say it at great length.
  • Baba Kalyani
    Baba Kalyani
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    We've made two products; one is a 155 mm 52-calibre gun with self-propelling and towing capability. This is a field gun - the mainstay of the Indian army like the Bofors guns. Our gun is similar but of a longer range. That was 39 calibre; this is 52. The calibre denotes the length of the barrel and the range.
  • Charles De Montesquieu
    Charles De Montesquieu
    French philosopher 1689-1755
    Charles De Montesquieu
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    What orators lack in depth, they make up to you in length.
  • Margaret Halsey
    Margaret Halsey
    American writer
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    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.
  • Aeschylus
    Aeschylus
    Greek dramatist BC 525-456
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    Who apart from the gods is without pain for his whole lifetime's length?.
  • Lewis Mumford
    Lewis Mumford
    American social philosopher 1895-1990
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    Without fullness of experience, length of days is nothing. When fullness of life has been achieved, shortness of days is nothing. That is perhaps why the young have usually so little fear of death; they live by intensities that the elderly have forgotten.
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    British author 1859-1930
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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    You will, I am sure, agree with me that... if page 534 only finds us in the second chapter, the length of the first one must have been really intolerable.
  • Helen Keller
    Helen Keller
    American writer 1880-1968
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    It is not possible for civilization to flow backwards while there is youth in the world. Youth may be headstrong, but it will advance it allotted length.