Length Of Life Quotes by Ptolemy, Diane Ackerman, G. H. Hardy, Avicenna, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Rose Kennedy and many others.
The length of life takes the leading place among inquiries about events following birth.
I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.
It is hardly possible to maintain seriously that the evil done by science is not altogether outweighed by the good. For example, if ten million lives were lost in every war, the net effect of science would still have been to increase the average length of life.
Width of life is more important than length of life.
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
I tell myself that God gave my children many gifts – spirit, beauty, intelligence, the capacity to make friends and to inspire respect. There was only one gift he held back – length of life.
Our rate of progress is such that an individual human being, of ordinary length of life, will be called on to face novel situations which find no parallel in his past. The fixed person, for the fixed duties, who, in older societies was such a godsend, in the future will be a public danger.
Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
There is nothing more tragic than to find an individual bogged down in the length of life, devoid of breadth.
Of Belief Human mathematics, so to speak, like the length of life, are subject to the doctrine of chances.
Capital is reckless of the health or length of life of the laborer, unless under compulsion from society.
What is important is not the length of life, but the depth of life. What is important is not to make life longer, but to take your soul out of time, as every sublime act does.
How strangely inaccurate it is to measure length of living by length of life! The space between your birth and death is often far from a true measure of your days of living.