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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.
English playwright and poet 1564-16160
The time of life is short: to spend that shortness basely were too long.
American social philosopher 1895-19900
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.