Quotation Explorer - 'Span'

Human beings are born into this little span of life of which the best thing is its friendships and intimacies and yet they leave their friendships and intimacies with no cultivation, to grow as they will by the roadside, expecting them to "keep" by force of mere inertia. - William James
On what grounds would God be told that He can bring death to millions of people at the end of a normal life span, but that He may not do it in any other way? - Donald Grey Barnhouse
The concept of Time is but the span of our memory. - Marie Sabillo
Our span of life is brief, but is long enough for us to live well and honestly. - Cicero
Almost everybody today believes that nothing in economic history has ever moved as fast as, or had a greater impact than, the Information Revolution. But the Industrial Revolution moved at least as fast in the same time span, and had probably an equal impact if not a greater one. - Peter Drucker
Over a seven year span, only 10% of college slaying remained in place. - Connie Eble
Only a generation of readers will span a generation of writers. - Steven Spielberg
The universe is a deep, still body of water in which we all swim. Every move that we make creates a ripple that echoes across reality and the deeper that we swim, the more force those waves carry and the farther they may span. - Cristen Rodgers
It's ONLY with a NEW MINDSET and a SWIFT Action that you can span the gap between WHO and WHERE you are, and WHO and WHERE/WHAT you want to BE, DO and HAVE - Tony Dovale
It's ONLY with a NEW MINDSET and SWIFT Action that you can span the gap between WHO and WHERE you are, and WHO and WHERE/WHAT you want to BE, DO and HAVE - Tony Dovale
A survey of Canadian media consumption by Microsoft concluded that the average attention span had fallen to eight seconds, down from 12 in the year 2000. - Timothy Egan
Mountains inspire awe in any human person who has a soul. They remind us of our frailty, our unimportance, of the briefness of our span upon this earth. They touch the heavens, and sail serenely at an altitude beyond even the imaginings of a mere mortal. - Elizabeth Aston
A woman keeps her kitchen like her heart: Well stocked and labelled and shelved, with lots of air and light, spick and span and filled with love - Prabhukrishna M
What a large volume of adventures may be grasped within the span of his little life by him who interests his heart in everything. - Laurence Sterne
It's not my fault you have the attention span of a gnat, capable of only thumbing through the crap on Facebook, instead of reading something of worth that can change your life. No, I'm not talking about Oprah's or Ellen's book either. - Dara Reidyr
In the wilderness of lifeHappiness is looking for youIn the jungles of dreams and desires,In the beauty of shrubs and flowers,In the span of sadness and kindness. In the deepness of hearts and minds. - Debasish Mridha
You think maybe if you just work harder and faster, you can hold off the chaos, but then one day you’re changing a patio light bulb with a five-year life span and you realize how you’ll only be changing this light maybe ten more times before you’ll be dead. - Chuck Palahniuk
ERUDITION, n. Dust shaken out of a book into an empty skull. So wide his erudition's mighty span, He knew Creation's origin and plan And only came by accident to grief -- He thought, poor man, 'twas right to be a thief. Romach Pute - Ambrose Bierce
People only worry about the uncanny for about a week; that's the end of their attention span. After that, suspicions turn into shtick. - Scott Westerfeld
What I love is the span between 'Action' and 'Cut'. What I do in that span is what I love about my job". - Kunal Karan Kapoor
Hasn't it dawned on your twilight mind,even in the seconds span of a falling star, that you might be missing something more than your sleep? - Heather Johann
Time’s relativity is considered and abandoned, for the more revelatory experiences of starlightin strands, and pearly floors that span as far as absolute compassion... - Kristen Henderson
The attention span of a computer is only as long as its electrical cord.
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