Top 270 Length Quotes

In this post, you will find great Length Quotes from famous people, such as Khris Middleton, Jim Crace, Vikram Bhatt, Shefali Shah, María Blasco Marhuenda. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

It's just using my size. On the defensive end, it's usi

It’s just using my size. On the defensive end, it’s using my length to disturb the smaller guys. On the offensive end, if there’s a post-up advantage, I can take it.
For all the splendours of the world’s greatest galleries, visitors are likely to be kept at arm’s length, spectators of a world that can seem too rarefied to let them in.
Love is the most elusive thing I know. Always an arm’s length away, teasing me and asking me to stretch a bit more and grab it.
Certain things are very important for me while sayingyes‘ to a script. One is obviously the role and its importance to the film. When I say this, I don’t mean the length. And last but not the least – the director.
We can detect very small differences in telomere length, and it is a very simple and fast technique where many samples can be analysed at the same time. Most importantly, we are able to determine the presence of dangerous telomeres – those that are very short.
María Blasco Marhuenda
People used to say my son looked like a Mexican Biggie. And when he was first born, memories of Biggie… you know, we didn’t always have the greatest days. For at least half the length of our marriage we were separated, so everyday was definitely not a good day.
Faith Evans
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.
Life’s like a play: it’s not the length, but the excellence of the acting that matters.
Plot exposition that can be gently wound out by the authorial voice and internal monologue of a character in the length of a page has to be delivered in a matter of seconds on the stage.
Sometimes eight chains go together really well, depending on the length – how short they are, how small they are.
The cutting room is where you discover the optimal length of the movie.
It is of great use to the sailor to know the length of his line, though he cannot with it fathom all the depths of the ocean.
A guy as great as Brett Favre has been for the length of time he’s been, you would hope that he would be able to leave the game with a positive flavor in his mouth.
Hopefully, as a band, it will grow and develop for a good length of time.
Trevor Dunn
The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.
The only things one can admire at length are those one admires without knowing why.
I used to really want to go on the stage and then the last couple of years I’ve done some presenting at some award shows. I was so nervous I thought I was going to be sick, so I don’t think me on stage for any length of time would work too well.
Since I have a petite frame, I have to tailor-make all my clothes so they are of the right fit and length.
There’s been an unquestionable decline in American culture. The education system is thin on the ground. People don’t read as deeply and at length as they used to. And the media has been scattered into so many cable channels.
I think I’m underrated on defense. I try to use my length and feet and put pressure on players.
Tony Snell
As anyone who has covered the company for any length of time knows, Yahoo‘s record on major decision-making has been akin to a hippie commune – a lot of wrangling internally in a culture where everyone seems to have a voice and a reticence to push the button to launch.
For me, a good role, and not the length, is important.
I do not care about the length of my role. But it should make a difference to the story.
Israel is so tiny. It’s, you know, a little less than the length of Manhattan, without the West Bank, without Judea and Samaria.
Who apart from the gods is without pain for his whole lifetime‘s length?
You’re not a historian, but most historians will tell you that they make very discrete judgment as to what facts to omit in order to make their book into some shape, some length that can be managed.
‘One Hundred Years of Solitude‘ is a masterpiece because it is an episodic novel that has a rigorous form – an unprecedented combination. From the very beginning we know the town of Macondo will endure only a century, so there is a limit to the length of the narrative.
Proportion is that agreeable harmony between the several parts of a building, which is the result of a just and regular agreement of them with each other; the height to the width, this to the length, and each of these to the whole.
There were scenes that just for length purposes, and knowing that the attention span of kids is not great, don’t make it much longer than about 90 minutes.
John Badham
I have no secrets; all of these things have been discussed at length in guitar magazines over the years but are far too elaborate to cover in one article.
Adrian Belew
The youth gets together his materials to build a bridge to the moon, or, perchance, a palace or temple on the earth, and, at length, the middle-aged man concludes to build a woodshed with them.
I try to naturally keep things to a manageable storytel

I try to naturally keep things to a manageable storytelling length, which is about two hours, so you try to cut out anything extraneous.
People who say spring training‘s too long, I absolutely disagree. I think it’s the perfect length of time.
What the government has to do, if it wants to govern for any length of time, is it must appeal primarily to the third parties in the House of Commons to get them to support it.
I interviewed more than 100 women about their sisters, but if they also had brothers, I asked them to compare. Most said they talked to their sisters more often, at greater length and, yes, about more personal topics. This often meant that they felt closer to their sisters, but not always.
As to adding variations to my white ball bowling, ever since I started playing IPL, I realised you need variations. You can’t survive on line and length. You need coaches around you who can guide you to get there. I have been lucky that I have had seniors and coaches who have helped me get there.
Someday I want to really talk about religion and blind faith. I explored astrologers, palmistry etcetra at length till I believed it was a scam. Even in ‘3 Idiots‘ I take a dig at them.
With my husband, I have twice sailed across the Atlantic in a sailboat one third the length of the Mayflower. I know Atlantic gales inside and out. I endured one that lasted for three days with winds up to fifty knots.
Pau has a game that’s impossible to imitate. He’s so finesse and so skilled, it’s impossible to imitate. Honestly, I’m a big fan of the game. I’ve never seen a player his size who has so many moves, so many counters and it’s impossible. His length, his size, his skills – I mean, you can’t teach that.
For a spinner growing up in England, it is challenging to become an off-spinner. The line and length needs to be altered on each of the four days of county cricket or five days of Test matches. The pitches in England don’t have a set pattern. It changes with each day, and accordingly, the length varies.
Don’t let anyone make you believe the length of your skirt is a measure of your character.
There is nothing more tragic than to find an individual bogged down in the length of life, devoid of breadth.
That’s the fun thing about fashion: it changes. One day, we’re into short, the next we’re into full length for day, or half short and long.
The sitar is a really difficult instrument to play. Physically it’s taxing because of the cross-legged sitting position, the length of the neck on the shoulder, the thinness of the strings. There’s a lot of pain, especially at the start.
We are using both visual biomarkers, MRI and a panel of blood and tissue testing including work on telomere length with Spectracell and Life Length and epigenetic testing.
I have never been bothered by the length of my role in a film as I want to be associated with good films.
What is important is the character that I play. Making an impact is far more important than the length of the role.
When I published my first book, a memoir, the experience taught me that writing something of any significant length was an endurance sport as much as anything else.
In the surface of the paper there is only length and width-there is no such thing as thickness.
It’s the reason I love doing TVrevisiting stories and characters and the length of the story arcs.
The search for the Torah codes is rooted in the unfathomable theological premise that the Torah – itself a set of five books of limited length – contains literally all truth.
I do not decide that skirts shall be short or long. The shape of the dress itself often dictates the length.
In 2010 I had to learn to walk again when I had my legs made the same length, after living with one leg two inches longer than the other until the age of 51.
I’ve requested Anand Raghav to write a full length comedy for me.
Delhi Ganesh
With skirts even a mid-calf length, the legs are visible almost to the knee when you sit down. And during the summer, with bathing suits and shorts, they really take over. I think every girl should do all she can to make her legs as attractive as possible.
It turns out synthesizing DNA is very difficult. There are tens of thousands of machines around the world that make small pieces of DNA – 30 to 50 letters in length – and it’s a degenerate process, so the longer you make the piece, the more errors there are.
I’m struggling with what is epic. People decided I was epic – if by epic, do you mean a big, heavy book? ‘David Copperfield’ is a big book – is it epic? Amount of time covered, length, drama, or story – that’s the real appeal – if the story is long you have a better chance of becoming more connected.
Of course ankle length socks are cheaper, but they don’t cover the lower leg as hosiery should.
My hair is always going to be purple; that’s kind of my thing. It doesn’t matter what length I make it, as long as it’s purple.
I was very anxious when I was writing ‘Oscar And Lucinda.’ I would take other books off the shelf to check my chapter length was OK.
For under certain conditions the chemical atoms emit light waves of a specific length or oscillation frequency – their familiar characteristic spectra – and these can come in the form of electromagnetic waves only from accelerated electric quanta.
One of my biggest fears as a director is that everything is taking too long on camera. The actor saying their lines, the silence between lines, the length of time it takes to walk from A to B. So you try it at different speeds and then see what sticks in the edit room.
I think the comic that's gotten me the most feedback is

I think the comic that’s gotten me the most feedback is actually the one about the stoplights. Noticing when the stoplights are in sync, or calculating the length of your strides between floor tiles – normal people notice that kind of stuff, but a certain kind of person will do some calculations.
I’m just concentrating on my football. I’m not thinking about the length of my contract.
Capital is reckless of the health or length of life of the laborer, unless under compulsion from society.
If I’m on a train, with headphones, MP3s are great. At home, I prefer CD or vinyl, partly because they sound a little better in a quiet room and partly because they’re finite in length and separate things, unlike the endless days and days of music stored on my laptop.
I tell myself that God gave my children many giftsspirit, beauty, intelligence, the capacity to make friends and to inspire respect. There was only one gift he held back – length of life.
I guess what I’ve been told makes me dangerous is my height and length, so I just use that.
People apparently only read mystery stories of any length. With mysteries, the longer the better, and people will read any damn thing. But the indulgent, 800-page books that were written a hundred years ago are just not going to be written anymore, and people need to get used to that.
Cormac McCarthy
Friends, there are many areas in which I need encouragement, but worrying is not one of them. I worry the way Renee Fleming sings high Cs: Effortlessly. Loudly. At length.
Men seldom, or rather never for a length of time and deliberately, rebel against anything that does not deserve rebelling against.
School divides life into two segments, which are increasingly of comparable length. As much as anything else, schooling implies custodial care for persons who are declared undesirable elsewhere by the simple fact that a school has been built to serve them.
On NBC, MSNBC and Hulu, you can size and cut clips to whatever length you want. Do online clips affect the TV market? I’m guessing not really.
For me, the story must be the hero of the film. The screen space or the length of my role does not matter.
You have to pack as much as you can in an hour or 70 minutes. This time around it was 15 songs, so it was a challenge to get them all the right length so you could get them all on.
John Mayall
I’m very attracted to exile literatureparticularly Nabokov – exactly because the idea of being away from home for any serious length of time is so inconceivable to me.
I’ve done it 30 years. I don’t know what there is to gain by doing it 40. But I think there is something about doing it over that length of time that says something. That’s seven U.S. presidents and five presidents of McDonald‘s.
Don Novello
At the first screening, there were a lot of areas that we went around and around about. Then we had our second screening. It played better. It’s almost a reasonable length film now!
Terry Gilliam
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.
Short fiction is the medium I love the most, because it requires that I bring everything I’ve learned about poetry – the concision, the ability to say something as vividly as possible – but also the ability to create a narrative that, though lacking a novel’s length, satisfies the reader.
Ron Rash
The value of life lies not in the length of days, but in the use we make of them… Whether you find satisfaction in life depends not on your tale of years, but on your will.
Each of my books has taken me a different length of time to write – eight months for ‘Seesaw Girl,’ eight months for ‘Shard,’ three years for ‘When My Name Was Keoko!’ The publisher takes another year and a half to work on the book, so altogether each book can take up to three or four years to publish.
The alternate domination of one faction over another, sharpened by the spirit of revenge natural to party dissension, which in different ages and countries has perpetrated the most horrid enormities, is itself a frightful despotism. But this leads at length to a more formal and permanent despotism.
Bowling on English pitches is not rocket science. If you bowl a good length on off stump, the ball just has to do a fraction, up or down or side to side, and you get someone out.
It’s the degree of success and the length of time that is amazing.
Ruth Handler
I experience for the American officers and soldiers that friendship which arises from having shared with them for a length of time dangers, sufferings, and both good and evil fortune.
I’ve met several times with the Activision guys and we’ve talked at length about Blizzard‘s philosophy on game development and game publishing and all the things that are important to us at Blizzard. We found that we shared a lot of the same values.
Ambition devours gold and drinks blood and climbs so high by other men’s heads, that at the length in the fall, it breaks its own neck; therefore, it is better to live in humble content than in high care and trouble.
Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford
Pretrial detentions of any length can have devastating consequences for a defendant and their families, and therefore should be imposed with great care.
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.
Margaret Halsey
Readers, like writers, are essentially amoral. Arm’s length will never do. We want to get closer.
We started at once to dig our trenches, half of my platoon stepping forward abreast, the men being placed an arm’s length apart. After laying their rifles down, barrels pointing to the enemy, a line was drawn behind the row of rifles and parallel to it.
Fritz Kreisler
One of the reasons it is considered such a privilege to sit on a Man Booker jury is because it is famously rigorous. The judging is not a gig for lightweights. Not only are all five judges expected to have read all 155 books from beginning to end, but they have to be able to talk fluently about every book at length.
My concern today is not with the length of a person's h

My concern today is not with the length of a person’s hair but with his conduct.
Zero-length arrays are useful only in cases where you have a large structure, which contains a field of dynamic length, and you need to share that structure across program or even computer boundaries.
Robert Love
I always sympathize with people who complain about the length of my books. It would take me a year to get through one of them.
I’m not into animal rights. I’m only into animal welfare and health. I’ve been with the Morris Animal Foundation since the ’70s. We’re a health organization. We fund campaign health studies for dogs, cats, lizards and wildlife. I’ve worked with the L.A. Zoo for about the same length of time. I get my animal fixes!
I always try and emphasize on having specific net sessions on ‘death bowling.’ It is similar to length balls – the more you practice, the better you get at it.
Humility is not my forte, and 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.
Margaret Halsey
Limitations are something that I latch onto – like working in genre, or if you’re writing TV, there are act breaks, there’s a length of time it’s supposed to be. The restrictions of budget and sets can be really useful. When you can have everything, it’s very hard to make things feel real and lived in.
Back in the day, years ago, in 1988, the only TV I watched was ‘Doctor Who‘ because I had children and two full-time jobs, and ‘Doctor Who’ was the exact length of time it took to do my nails, so I would watch ‘Doctor Who’ once a week!
A man watches his pear tree day after day, impatient for the ripening of the fruit. Let him attempt to force the process, and he may spoil both fruit and tree. But let him patiently wait, and the ripe pear at length falls into his lap.
My parents were working in a hospital in Memphis. But I didn’t live there for any length of time that I remember. The first thing I remember is the town in Mississippi that I live in now, Charleston.
Sandy Koufax is a great teacher. He just talks about competitiveness and being aggressive – about stride length, power, how to spin the breaking ball. The way he explains pitching is simple, which is something you don’t see a lot.
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
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.
People in the world can never imagine the length of days to those in asylums. They seemed never ending, and we welcomed any event that might give us something to think about as well as talk of.
How often one reads a contemporary full-length novel and thinks quietly, mutinously, that it would have worked out better at half or a third the length.
I just try to use my length to the best of my ability.
Think about what you like and then think about why – was it the shape? The hem length? And then repeat over and over until you find your signature style. And if you ever get sick of your signature style… change it! That’s the beauty of fashion.
When you are busy with all the live shows and bands, world music and jazz music, it takes time to come back and do a pop album. It needs its own length of time.
Harmonics are vibrations a fraction of the length of the vibrating string, which add higher-pitched and more complex content to the notes. With a dull instrument, the harmonics die out, but with a sustaining instrument, the harmonics continue to sound along with the fundamental note.
I suppose I’m considered a little old fashioned, but I still believe the most flattering skirt length is just skimming the middle of the knee.
Medicine has been successful by treating diseases in a very specific way once the damage is done. But telomere length integrates a lot of factors together and gives you an overall picture of risk for what is now emerging as a lot of diseases that tend to occur together, such as diabetes and heart disease.
If you are good enough to play international cricket, you can take wickets – but you have to bowl the right length.
My outlines can be 10-20 pages in length and focus primarily on the physical active plot over the emotional plot.
To insure the adoration of a theorem for any length of time, faith is not enough, a police force is needed as well.
Most players who’ve been around any length of time think of training camp as a time of hard work, frustration and monotony. But I can honestly say I look forward to it.
Women should look at themselves and decide for themselves what color or length they should wear.
Whatever glory belongs to the race for a development unprecedented in history for the given length of time, a full share belongs to the womanhood of the race.
Mary McLeod Bethune
You can sustain visual beauty and innovative visual ideas for a certain length of time, but in a two-hour experience, which is really what movies are, usually audienceswhether they know it or not – most want an emotional connection to character.
It’s things that you find difficult as a bowler in matches that you have to practise more. Some people don’t, they just think line and length and forget about other things.
We are to seek wisdom and understanding only in the length of days.
Robert Hall
I don’t look on poetry as closed works. I feel they’re going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
John Ashbery
I don't look at the length of the role, but yes I'm loo

I don’t look at the length of the role, but yes I’m looking for substance.
If you have read me for any length of time, you know I am less than enthralled with much of what passes for financial news.
It may be for 20 or 30 years no one has yet been able to decide the length of the life of the black bass.
Jay Cooke
Checking your telomere length is a bit like weighing yourself: you get this single number which depends on a lot of factors. Telomere length gives a sense of your underlying health.
I finished my university, was part of NSD, and did full length plays on stages.
I love Mbappe. He is so quick, carries the ball so fast, and can run the length of the pitch.
My short stories have always pushed twenty pages. That’s no length for a short story to be. You either do them short like Carver or you stop trying.
The very greatest things – great thoughts, discoveries, inventions – have usually been nurtured in hardship, often pondered over in sorrow, and at length established with difficulty.
I was always very grateful I was never hot. In the entire length of my career, I haven‘t been the most adored.
Dancing for the length of time that I did, it centered me in such a way to be really in tune with my body, and I just feel like I’m physically able to do things because of my ballet background. Without ballet, I don’t think I’d look graceful at all on screen.
I swam underwater for 50 meters at a time and walked the length of the pool underwater, with a brick in each hand, all on a single breath.
It doesn’t use shading, but it does use stroke length variations.
John Robert Gregg
Long stormy spring-time, wet contentious April, winter chilling the lap of very May; but at length the season of summer does come.
The true measure of life is not length, but honesty.
John Lyly
The idea of copyright did not exist in ancient times, when authors frequently copied other authors at length in works of non-fiction. This practice was useful, and is the only way many authors’ works have survived even in part.
Movies tie things up in an arbitrary length of time, but I have always liked things that aren’t fully realised.
Peter Weir
There’s an old saying in Hollywood: It’s not the length of your film, it’s how you use it.
While advances in scientific research have led to some new and exciting treatments that have enlarged and enhanced the quality and length of human life, we must not lose sight as to what we are trying to accomplish.
The conservative statement is that telomere length is a biomarker, but it’s probably not passive. There are some very intimate relationships between things such as molecular markers for inflammation and telomere health.
I just feel like with my size, I wasn’t blessed with extra long arms, so I feel like with me not being on the taller side and shorter side when it comes to arm length, I feel like I need to be as versatile as I can.
What orators lack in depth they make up for in length.
Working on newspapers, you’re writing to a certain length, often very brief pieces; you tend to look for easy forms of humor – women can’t drive, things like that. That’s about the level of a lot of newspaper humor. It becomes a form of laziness.
I knew I wanted to write about female friendship. I’ve got a few friends I’ve known since we were teenagers, who have spanned the decades, and I do find that a fascinating thing, that friendship can last that length of time.
For me, I have always looked for a challenging look and I genuinely don’t look at the length of the role. All that matters to me is what I am doing and adding to the character.
My main improvement on defense has just been my coaches. They’ve been teaching me defensive schemes, how to guard guys, and how to use my length.
When someone has told me they have the ‘world’s worst knees‘ I’ve done all I can to find them a hem line that hides them. Luckily, as my shop is predominantly vintage, I have clothes from all decades and therefore pieces of all length.
The length of your education is less important than its breadth, and the length of your life is less important than its depth.
On the subject of emigration, it is not my intention to dwell at any length.
Charles Sturt
Since time immemorial we’ve explored these ideas of tragedy, the things people do for love, the great weight that occurs when love is taken away and the great length and the heroism that people will exhibit to fight for the ones that they love.
It’s a debilitating process, working with the studios. With the length of time it takes for drafts and development deals, your enthusiasm is gone before you’re ready to make the film.
State educators have confused the length of formal education with real-life skills.
Wrought upon at length, you may say, by an enthusiasm a

Wrought upon at length, you may say, by an enthusiasm and frenzy that could brook no control – I burst the tyrant bands, which held my sex in awe, and clandestinely, or by stealth, grasped an opportunity, which custom and the world seemed to deny, as a natural privilege.
Deborah Sampson
If you want to write something of length, however modern and radical, you must live the life of an elderly gentleman of the 1950s.
Shortly after the 2004 Indonesian earthquake, I read that the earthquake had affected the rotation of the earth, shortening the length of our 24-hour day. Even though the change was extremely slight – only a few microseconds – I found the idea incredibly haunting.
I recorded 80 per cent of the record in my guest bedroom; then, when ‘Shine‘ went to number one on one of the charts, the label called and said, ‘Can you do an EP?’ Then, ‘Can you do a full length? And can you do it in two weeks?’
Joshua Ostrander
The one thing you can’t do is get carried away with that pace and bounce. There’s a temptation to charge in and just slam the ball into the pitch and you can end up bowling too short. You still have to bowl the right length so that you threaten to take wickets.
I damp my hair, take 2-3 drops of serum, and apply it through the length of my hair – my hair becomes super smooth, letting me style it any way I want, and – it also gets the perfect, glossy finish.
We play a game called, ‘Peru ball,’ it’s a game we invented in Peru. The rules are so simple. You play with a football and one team‘s going one direction, the other team’s going the other direction. Get the ball across the line, the length of a soccer goal. That’s it, that’s the only rules.
The idea of ‘Voice of Witness’ is to let survivors and witnesses of human-rights abuses tell their story at length. It started with a course that I co-taught at U.C. Berkeley journalism school back in 2003.
You talk about crying! The spring of 1988, I spent a fair length of time trying to come to grips with who I was and the habits I had and what they did to people that I truly loved. I really spent a period of time where, I suspect, I cried three or four times a week.
If I asked you to stand in one spot for 35 hours or a certain length of time, you could do it.
The stories I work on, especially for any length of time, do tend to become personal to me.
I didn’t really know my wingspan was that short until it got measured. Either way, I was good with whatever my arm length is.
If I were in charge of the Olympics, I would probably try to put something for the javelin guy to aim at. Not just length, but see if you could spear something.
Tell me not of joy: there’s none Now my little sparrow‘s gone; He, just as you, Would toy and woo, He would chirp and flatter me, He would hang the wing awhile, Till at length he saw me smile, Lord! how sullen he would be!
William Cartwright
When I was writing for children, I was writing genre fiction. It was like making a good chair. It needed four legs of the same length, it had to be the right height and it had to be comfortable.
Take ’39 Steps‘. When I finished writing it, I counted the number of measures in the composition. I always do this because I am interested in the length of a song. So I counted this one a couple of times because 39 is an unusual number of measures for a song.
John Abercrombie
Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves together; that at length they may emerge, full-formed and majestic, into the delight of life, which they are thenceforth to rule.
You have to edit the material. That assumes that some kind of a mind is operating in relation to the material. Not all minds are the same. Every aspect of filmmaking requires choice. The selection of the subject, the shooting, editing and length are all aspects of choice.
Frederick Wiseman
Both films and TV have their compunctions, their positives and negatives. For example, I explored a character at great length in ‘Maryada’… which can be the ultimate high for an actor, but I won’t get this luxury as a film person.
It’s about your heart and about your consciousness. It’s not about length of time you pray. Some of the most powerful prayers I’ve ever heard come from children, who can barely speak.
It’s easy to write a short story and frighten people for five pages, but to work at length, when you do it as in ‘The Turn Of The Screw‘ or ‘A Christmas Carol,’ it’s different; you have to build it and build it.
Taking a shuttle or even paying for a taxi to a rental office that’s a few miles away from the airport can mean a lower rate – 50 percent lower is common – for the same car, from the same company, for the same length of time. Many companies run free shuttles from some of the major airports.
Comedy can be more difficult than drama. It requires more attention to timing. In the theater, you’re always dependent on the audience for the energy, but in comedy the feedback you get is more important. You can judge by the quickness and the length of the laugh just where you stand with the audience.
David Alan Basche
It was indeed not very sound. However, those who had taken it, were in a fairer way of recovery than the others at the end of the fortnight, which was the length of time all these different courses were continued, except the oranges.
James Lind
Drinking lemon water as soon as you wake up spikes your energy levels physically and mentally. Lemon water gives you steady, natural energy that lasts the length of the day by improving nutrient absorption in your stomach.
I always give weightage to performance more than the length of my character. That has always been my criteria for signing a film.
Holding a menu at arm’s length, peering at anything that required reading, made me feel so old.
In this experiment, made on the 9th of October, 1876, actual conversation, backwards and forwards, upon the same line, and by the same instruments reciprocally used, was successfully carried on for the first time upon a real line of miles in length.
McConnell is praised throughout the Republican Party for his focus on confirming originalist judges to federal courts. It’s easily his greatest legacy, and one I wrote about at length in ‘Justice On Trial,’ my book with Carrie Severino.
I’m going to start work on developing a series for HBO, because I’m naturally given to episodic stories of considerable length. And I won’t have to listen to complaints about how wordy and long my work is if you can watch it on your telephone on the subway: You can make it conform to your day as if it were a book.
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.
For me, quality of role is important than the length of

For me, quality of role is important than the length of the role.
The terms of copyright last far too long: either the life of the author plus 70 years after death for a personal work or 95 years for a corporate work. That length doesn’t encourage more authorship – it merely limits the speakers who could share powerful speeches, books, and films.
If you could say of any one individual that the court as an institution is the length and shadow of that individual, surely it would be John Marshall.
William Rehnquist
Please believe that I do this because I am convinced that my illness cannot be helped for any length of time and I cannot bear to be a burden on anyone any longer.
Susannah McCorkle
What is the point of doing a long length character if that does not make sense or create an impact on story?
I’m very wary of fawning too much over heroes. There’s an old adage that heroes are best kept at arm’s length, and in a few instances in my life, that’s been true.
I danced a lot when I was younger, and I’ve always had decent, shapely legs and thought it’s now or never. I mean, when you’re pushing 40, are you really going to wander around in a dress that’s midthigh length?
Democratic candidates who run from President Obama in red states where he is unpopular are making a big mistake. Their holding Obama at arm’s length deprives voters of a clear choice at the ballot box.
A wife lasts only for the length of the marriage, but an ex-wife is there for the rest of your life.
Jim Samuels
I’m ready to try anything. It’s not the length of the role or that I won’t play a mother.
I do play tennis in shorts, I have driven across the length and breadth of the country from Khardung La pass to Kanyakumari in my beloved Ambassador car, and I did compile my 100 Lyrics book, inspired by Lyrics by Sting. I don’t subscribe to any definition of an Urdu poet.
The main factors in terms of how tiring a season can be are governed by the number of races and the length of time between the first and the last.
You know that I write slowly. This is chiefly because I am never satisfied until I have said as much as possible in a few words, and writing briefly takes far more time than writing at length.
Carl Friedrich Gauss
I longed to arrest all beauty that came before me, and at length the longing has been satisfied.
Julia Margaret Cameron
You are going in one second the length of a football field. That means you brain is receiving information from your body what the car is doing physically, bumping, balance, performance.
Emerson Fittipaldi
How I view my body hasn’t been uncomplicated, but that was because my body was discussed and dissected at great length in a very public forum, when I was at a formative age.
Common Core reminds us what testing can do right. Modeled on standards of the world’s education superpowers, questions demand critical thinking and creativity. Students are asked to write at length, show their work, and explain their reasoning.
I just love to work and spend time with my family. And that’s the reason I don’t look at the length of the role, but what it has to offer me.
Bonanza’ was on too long. I’ve never believed any TV show should go on that length of time.
I want to leave a mark in the film and I never look at the length of my role.
What is important is that in a capital-scarce country like India, the real interest rate needs to be positive enough to encourage healthy growth of financial savings; we get into macro difficulties when real rates on financial savings become negative for a length of time.
I’ve just swum the length of the Thames. I feel quite tired.
Measurements of the specific ionization of both the positive and negative particles, by counting the number of droplets per unit length along the tracks, showed the great majority of both the positive and negative particles to possess unit electric charge.
Carl D. Anderson
I had grown up seeing people in school where I felt like I needed to keep them at arm’s length, or on the picket line, where there was a tonne of hostility and no time to build rapport with people.
There are some days on which we have smart running sessions, which I like. A smart run is to practice running between wickets, so we run the length of the pitch. But runs that are 35-40 minutes long, I find tough.
When I do actual sequential work, I really want a story I can get a behind: a story that really holds my attention for, like, the length of what I’ll be working on.
How long it takes to write a book depends on its length.
So, influenced by these advisors and this hope, I have at length allowed my friends to publish the work, as they had long besought me to do.
I love having the opportunity to explore a part for a great length of time, really get deeper and deeper into it, because you only have a chance to do that once or twice in a career.
No level of border security, no wall, doubling the size of the border patrol, all these things will not stop the illegal migration from countries as long as a 7-year-old is desperate enough to flee on her own and travel the entire length of Mexico because of the poverty and the violence in her country.
Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.
If someone wants to say 'I love you' in a straight play

If someone wants to say ‘I love you‘ in a straight play, they say it, and then it’s the other person’s turn to talk. But in a song, you can sing about it for another three minutes. The musical form has that unique opportunity to express at length what joy really feels like.
Marsha Norman
TV is a fickle business. I’m only good for the length of my contract.
But I still serve pretty big and that’s one of my biggest weapons, so if my shoulder holds up and I can count on it, I can win a few matches and then you never know how the other guys are going to react to the fatigue and the length of the matches.
Guy Forget
One thing I always loved about vinyl was the length of a side, around 20 or 22 minutes. That’s the perfect length of an attention span for listening time, you know? You could listen and give it all your attention. Put on something that’s 70 minutes, and nobody‘s sticking around past the first 20 or 30 minutes.
If you watch animals objectively for any length of time, you’re driven to the conclusion that their main aim in life is to pass on their genes to the next generation.
Dachshunds are ideal dogs for small children, as they are already stretched and pulled to such a length that the child cannot do much harm one way or the other.
There are times I do single wicket bowling, and there are times I try, practise, hitting a specific length.
I suppose, counting back, if the Beatles had been influenced by music in the same length of time ago – you’d have to put that into better English for me, thank you – they would have been like a banjo orchestra. They would have been doing show tunes.
In one session, I saw a lady and a man learn to swim for the first time. Within an hour, the man swam front crawl for half a length, and the lady finished a full length with her head under water.
If you look at all the great shot-blockers of all time, they had length, and they had instincts. Even when you look at guards, like Dwyane Wade. He’s one of the best shot-blocking guards ever, and he has great instincts. He’s kind of cat-like.
I can speak at length and use my brain. It’s nice to be able to show that side of me.
In 1978, Elizabeth Blackburn, working with Joe Gall, identified the DNA sequence of telomeres. Every time a cell divides, it gets shorter. But telomeres usually don’t. So there must be something happening to the telomeres to keep their length in equilibrium.
Carol W. Greider
I write from the same place I parent, and since becoming a single parent, I have found it difficult, if not impossible, to write anything of length.
You know, there’s an economy in lyric-writing that doesn’t afford you, or at least me – I usually start off with nine or 10 verses and then boil it down to two or three that are half the length of the original verses.
When a hospital isn’t under as much pressure, you start to see things slowing down, and it might take five, six, seven days to get the person discharged, and that’s the length of stay, so it’s all these different factors come into play all the time.
I have no history but the length of my bones.
Robin Skelton
About the gnostic writers themselves and the setting in which they lived we know little, although gnostic Christians were influential enough to be denounced at length.
I didn’t mind going to any length to make people believe that a puny hero had me at his mercy.
Bob Christo
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.
To be a leader, you have to travel through the entire length and breadth of the country.
There are different types of cornerbacks: you’ve got your longer guys that will try to get physical with you and use their length, and you’ve got your quick guys that will try to use their quickness, and then you’ve got your ‘tweener’ guys that will try to use both.
The proper eyebrows can balance wide cheekbones or make the length of the face appear more proportionate.
First off, I don’t want anyone to think I’m this huge thing in Japan. Every group from here that’s made any records over any length of time – even indie bands – have a Cheap Trick effect in Japan.
Like some kind of particularly tenacious vampire the short story refuses to die, and seems at this point in time to be a wonderful length for our generation.
So with the skinnier guys, you definitely want to make sure you get a body on them; that’s how you take away big guy‘s length, by getting into their bodies.
In no way am I demeaning writing or any other form of art because it’s popular. What I’m saying is that anything fed into the industrial machinery to comply with rules of size and length and shelf-life has a hard time surviving as art.
Alberto Manguel
When you do something in music and see it happen again in the next generation, you know you’re on the right wave length.
It is hard for 2 creative people to work together for that length of time and not fall out.
Jim Sullivan
I am not concerned about the age of the character or the length of my role in a film. What matters is its quality.
Look at the exposure I am getting, and look at what I am learning from people at literally an arm’s length. I am truly privileged to have that experience and even sitting and working with people who I have grown up with. You learn a lot from their experiences.
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.
It is not known, now, for what length of time the Tuath

It is not known, now, for what length of time the Tuatha de Danaan had the sway over Ireland, and it is likely it was a long time they had it, but they were put from it at last.
It is upon the length and breadth and span of a body sustained in muscular action that dance invokes its image.
We want to be a studio that makes a whole bunch of stuff we believe in, in all ranges of scale and time and length, and own as much as that IP ourselves and generate as much of that IP ourselves as possible.
I don’t care about the length of anything I play, as long as it’s a good character.
I go by the content of the script and not the length of the role.
As for Tenacious D, of course it could work as a full length movie; all it requires is a great writer and great director with an ability to think outside of conventional film comedy.
I think one of the most exciting things about the whole digital side of publishing is that it eventually allows you to operate at any length. That also means shorter stuff, too.
Most elite players want to maximize the length of the contract, no matter the money.
Nine years ago on September 14, 2001, I placed the lone vote against the ‘Authorization for Use of Military Force‘ – an authorization that I knew would provide a blank check to wage war anywhere, at any time, and for any length.
Barbara Lee
Chemical propulsion is obsolete to go anywhere other than the moon. Three days – that’s acceptable. But for Mars, we need propulsion technologies to get us there in, say, 60 days – then spend whatever length of time we want to spend and return when we want to come home.
I’ve been debating with people over what an album actually means in 2018. Certain artists who have paid their dues and proven themselves have almost the privilege to put out a full length album.
According to USA today, the average length of an attention span of a man in America is 23 minutes.
It’s not uncommon for some Khmer boxers to fight with dangerous frequency, sometimes as often as weekly or bi-weekly, getting up to three hundred or more fights in a career, with the length of a career varying from fighter to fighter, some engaging in bouts far past their prime.
I think an actor should look for a good role irrespective of its length.
My pride is the length of time I have worked in the industry without any major controversy.
The length of exposure (one minute in sunlight) is still too long for the portrait. It was fifteen minutes when I first began my work. Progress may continue.
Gabriel Lippmann
What is the distance between here and there, between now and then, between right and wrong? In Greg Baxter’s pellucid first novel, ‘The Apartment,’ it may be simply the length of a day – but a day in which one travels surprisingly far, literally and figuratively.
When you use the word ‘filibuster,’ most of us in America – and I count myself among them – envision it as the ability to hold the floor on rare occasions to speak at length and make your point emphatically and even delay progress by taking hours.
Jeff Merkley
They call me ‘sweet,’ and ‘gentle’; and some of the men go the length of calling me ‘endearing,’ and I laugh in my sleeve and think, ‘Oh, Lord! If you but knew what a brimstone of a creature I am behind all this beautiful amiability!’
I have an obsession with making an album rather than a collection of tracks. For me it’s like making a film – it’s the perfect length of time to tell a story.
Marcus Trescothick. No question. I hate bowling to him. I pitch it up, he drives me through the covers. I bowl back of a length, he runs me down to third-man. I go short, and he lifts me over the keeper or pulls me for four.
At four lines, with the quatrain, we reach the basic stanza form familiar from a whole range of English poetic practice. This is the length of the ballad stanza, the verse of a hymn, and innumerable other kinds of verse.