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Welcome to these Long Quotes of the Day from my large collection of positive, romantic, and funny quotes.

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide

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In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves.
The process never ends until we die.
And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

How you think when you lose
determines how long it will be until you win.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

I think we dream so we don't have to be apart for so long.
If we're in each other's dreams, we can be together all the time.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

 

We can do anything we want to
if we stick to it long enough.
- Helen Keller

As long as one keeps searching, the answers come.
- Joan Baez

In the long run, men hit only what they aim at.
Therefore, they had better aim at something high.
- Henry David Thoreau


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Avoiding danger is no safer
in the long run than outright exposure.
he fearful are caught as often as the bold.
- Helen Keller

Time stays long enough for anyone who will use it.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Everything deep is also simple
and can be reproduced simply
as long as its reference
to the whole truth is maintained.
But what matters is not what is witty
but what is true.
- Albert Schweitzer

A man is what he thinks about all day long.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are risks and costs to action.
But they are far less than the long range
risks of comfortable inaction.
- John F. Kennedy

We are not afraid to follow truth
wherever it may lead,
nor to tolerate any error
so long as reason is left free to combat it.
- Thomas Jefferson

Brief is life but love is long.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

It had long since come to my attention
that people of accomplishment
rarely sat back and let things happen to them.
They went out and happened to things.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Life is a long lesson in humility.
- James M. Barrie

Make your important choices in life
based on your values and your long-term objectives
rather than on a need for approval.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As long as a man stands in his own way,
everything seems to be in his way.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When one door closes, another opens.
But often we look so long, so regretfully,
upon the closed door,
that we fail to see the one that is opened for us.
- Helen Keller

Since it is not granted to us to live long,
let us transmit to posterity some memorial that we have at least lived.
- E. Joseph Cossman

In order to discover new lands,
one must be willing to lose sight
of the shore for a very long time.
- Anonymous

Three things cannot be long hidden:
the sun, the moon, and the truth.
- The Buddha

Not everything that casts a long shadow is to be feared.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Just smiling goes a long way toward
making you feel better about life.
And when you feel better about life, your life is better.
- Art Linkletter

Give me a lever long enough
and a fulcrum on which to place it,
and I shall move the world.
- Archimedes

People travel to wonder at the height of mountains,
at the huge waves of the sea,
at the long courses of rivers,
at the vast compass of the ocean,
at the circular motion of the stars;
and they pass by themselves without wondering.
- St. Augustine

So long as you have courage and a sense of humor,
it is never too late to start life afresh.
- Freeman Dyson

I would rather try to persuade a man to go along,
because once I have persuaded him, he will stick.
If I scare him, he will stay just as long
as he is scared, and then he is gone.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Only good comes from being honest and true.
Only harm and suffering cone from falsehood.
It doesn't always feel as if good comes from truth and honesty,
but, in the long run, it does.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The highest result of education is tolerance.
Long ago men fought and died for their faith;
but it took ages to teach them the other kind of courage, -
the courage to recognize the faiths of their brethren
and their rights of conscience.
- Helen Keller

It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words
but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?"
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Life is not about perfection -
or a quest for perfection.
Life is about enjoying what we have -
for as long as we have it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The good news is that you aren't
as important as you thought you were.
Relax. The weight of the world
is not on your shoulders.
Take a day off.
Go for a long silent walk in the woods.
The world will still be there tomorrow -
as good and as bad as ever.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I long to accomplish a great and noble task,
but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks
as if they were great and noble.
- Helen Keller

For as long as I can remember, I've been searching for something,
some reason why we're here. What are we doing here? Who are we?
If this is a chance to find out
even just a little part of that answer...
I don't know, I think it's worth a human life. Don't you?
- the Jodie Foster movie Contact (1997)

So long as the memory of certain
beloved friends lives in my heart,
I shall say that life is good.
- Helen Keller

So long as we are loved by others,
I would almost say that we are indispensable;
and no man is useless while he has a friend.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

It doesn't matter how long my hair is
or what color my skin is
or whether I'm a woman or a man.
- John Lennon

Every good relationship, especially marriage, is based on respect.
If it's not based on respect,
nothing that appears to be good will last very long.
- Amy Grant

Relax. Take a day off.
Go for a long silent walk in the woods.
The world will still be there tomorrow -
as good and as bad as ever.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One movement toward light becomes a clear signpost on a long road.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If I had no sense of humor,
I would long ago have committed suicide.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

It takes a long time to grow an old friend.
- John Leonard

Stop wishing and fearing the future
long enough to be fully present in TODAY.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In the long history of humankind (and animal-kind, too)
those who learned to collaborate and
improvise most effectively have prevailed.
- Charles Darwin

As long as any adult thinks that he,
like the parents and teachers of old,
can become introspective,
invoking his own youth to understand
the youth before him,
he is lost.
- Margaret Mead

So many people try to grow up too fast,
and it's not fun!
You should stay a kid as long as possible!
- Vanessa Hudgens

Aging seems to be the only available way to live a long life.
- Kitty O'Neill Collins

Fame will go by and, so long, I've had you,
fame.
If it goes by, I've always known it was fickle.
So at least it's something I experience,
but that's not where I live.
- Marilyn Monroe

In youth the days are short and the years are long.
In old age the years are short and day's long.
- Pope Paul VI

Age is not a particularly interesting subject.
Anyone can get old.
All you have to do is live long enough.
- Don Marquis

Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone
planted a tree a long time ago.
- Les Brown

Staying married may have long-term benefits.
You can elicit much more sympathy from friends over
a bad marriage than you ever can from a good divorce.
- P. J. O'Rourke

Everybody gets so much information all day long that
they lose their common sense.
- Gertrude Stein

Informed decision-making comes from a long tradition
of guessing and then blaming others for inadequate results.
- Scott Adams

The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon,
but that we wait so long to begin it.
- Anonymous

Those Marriages generally abound most with Love and Constancy,
that are preceded by a long Courtship.
- Joseph Addison

I happen to think that computers are the most important
thing to happen to musicians since the invention of
cat-gut which was a long time ago.
- Robert Moog

I have long believed that sacrifice is the pinnacle of patriotism.
- Bob Riley

Millions long for immortality who don't know what to
do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.
- Susan Ertz

He hits it long.
His shoulders are impressively quick through the ball.
That's where he's getting his power from.
He's young and has great elasticity.
- Nick Faldo

I don't care what anybody says about me
as long as it isn't true.
- Truman Capote

So long as you have food in your mouth,
you have solved all questions for the time being.
- Franz Kafka

Dreams will get you nowhere, a good kick in the pants
will take you a long way.
- Baltasar Gracian

I don't go long without eating.
I never starve myself: I grab a healthy snack.
- Vanessa Hudgens

It takes a long while for a naturally trustful person
to reconcile himself to the idea that
after all God will not help him
- H. L. Mencken

It seems a long time since the morning mail could be called correspondence.
- Jacques Barzun

He hits the ball a long way and he knows how to win.
- Gary McCord

The creative act lasts but a brief moment,
a lightning instant of give-and-take,
just long enough for you to level the camera and to
trap the fleeting prey in your little box.
- Henri Cartier-Bresson

Security is mostly a superstition.
It does not exist in nature,
nor do the children of men as a whole experience it.
Avoiding danger is no safer
in the long run than outright exposure.
Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
- Helen Keller

It is not easy to see how the more extreme forms of
nationalism can long survive when men have seen the
Earth in its true perspective as a single small globe against the stars.
- Arthur C. Clarke


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