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 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.
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.
‘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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It’s the reason I love doing TV – revisiting stories and characters and the length of the story arcs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
For me, the story must be the hero of the film. The screen space or the length of my role does not matter.
I’m very attracted to exile literature – particularly 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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Readers, like writers, are essentially amoral. Arm’s length will never do. We want to get closer.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 audiences – whether they know it or not – most want an emotional connection to character.
We are to seek wisdom and understanding only in the length of days.
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.
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.
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.
It doesn’t use shading, but it does use stroke length variations.
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.
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.
What orators lack in depth they make up for in length.
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.
The length of your education is less important than its breadth, and the length of your life is less important than its depth.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
I always give weightage to performance more than the length of my character. That has always been my criteria for signing a film.
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 the role.
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.
What is the point of doing a long length character if that does not make sense or create an impact on story?
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.
I’m ready to try anything. It’s not the length of the role or that I won’t play a mother.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
There are times I do single wicket bowling, and there are times I try, practise, hitting a specific length.
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.
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.
I have no history but the length of my bones.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
According to USA today, the average length of an attention span of a man in America is 23 minutes.
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.
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.
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.