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.
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.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
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.
Israel is so tiny. It’s, you know, a little less than the length of Manhattan, without the West Bank, without Judea and Samaria.
Men seldom, or rather never for a length of time and deliberately, rebel against anything that does not deserve rebelling against.
A collective tyrant, spread over the length and breadth of the land, is no more acceptable than a single tyrant ensconced on his throne.
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.
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.