A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience.
I believe there's no proverb but what is true; they are all so many sentences and maxims drawn from experience, the universal mother of sciences.
Life is short, art long, opportunity fleeting, experience treacherous, judgment difficult.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
With photography a new language has been created. Now for the first time it is possible to express reality by reality. We can look at an impression as long as we wish, we can delve into it and, so to speak, renew past experiences at will.
Every man casts a shadow; not his body only, but his imperfectly mingled spirit. This is his grief. Let him turn which way he will, it falls opposite to the sun; short at noon, long at eve. Did you never see it?
Life is too short for a long story.
It's good to experience Hollywood in short bursts, I guess. Little snippets. I don't think I can handle being here all the time, it's pretty nutty.
Life can seem short or life can seem long, depending on how you live it.
No good movie is too long and no bad movie is short enough.
My mom is always telling me it takes a long time to get to the top, but a short time to get to the bottom.
Hold a picture of yourself long and steadily enough in your mind's eye, and you will be drawn toward it.
Life is short, the art long.
The art is long, life is short.
It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.
The life so short, the craft so long to learn.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Annette, with great patience and good spirit, tolerated my many long absences when experiments were carried out at distant laboratories.
Since long I've held silence a remedy for harm.
The SETI research has certainly its authorization, even if we will probably never experience over radio waves from the existence of strange cultures.
Many a trip continues long after movement in time and space have ceased.
As long as you smile, have sparkly eyes and stick your shoulders back, nobody's going to notice your bum or your waist or your feet, for that matter.
I had a heartbreaking experience when I was 9. I always wanted to be a guard. The most wonderful girl in the world was a guard. When I got polio and then went back to school, they made me a guard. A teacher took away my guard button.
Sailed this day nineteen leagues, and determined to count less than the true number, that the crew might not be dismayed if the voyage should prove long.
It is the weight, not numbers of experiments that is to be regarded.