Duration Related Quotes



The truest comparison we can make of love is to liken it to a fever; we have no more power over the one than the other, either as to its violence or duration.

Francois De La Rochefoucauld


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There are two specific objections to use of psychedelic drugs.First,use of these drugs may be dangerous.Howev er,every worth-while exploration is dangerous-climb ing mountains,testi ng aircraft,rocket ing into outer space,or collecting botanical specimens in jungles.But if you value knowledge & the actual delight of exploration more than mere duration of uneventful life,you are willing to take the risks.

Alan Watts


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While nothing is more uncertain than a single life, nothing is more certain than the average duration of a thousand lives.

Elizur Wright


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In short, you can't let the deadline define the mission. The mission has to define the duration.

Richard Holbrooke


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I do not think that any sorrow of youth or manhood equalled in intensity or duration the black and hopeless misery which followed the wrench of transference from a happy home to a school.

Henry George


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I sometimes think that the most plaintive ditty has brought a fuller joy and of longer duration to its composer that the conquest of Persia to the Macedonian.

Walter Savage Landor


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It's not the intensity of the man, but the duration of his intensity that makes the man great.

Friedrich Nietzsche


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When you pick up a novel from the bed side table, you put down your own life at the same time and you become another person for the duration.

Barbara Kingsolver


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“Ask what Time is, it is nothing else but something of eternal duration become finite, measurable and transitory.”

William Law


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The perception of duration itself presupposes a duration of perception.

Edmund Husserl


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