Quotations on Longevity

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I think it's important to take a break, you know, from the public eye for a while, and give people a chance to miss you. I want longevity. I don't want to get out there and run myself ragged and spread myself thin.
- Aaliyah
(Keywords: People, Chance, Eye, Longevity, Public, Want)

Although approximately 80% of osteoporosis sufferers are women, as the longevity of the male population increases, the disease will assume increasing importance in men.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Keywords: Men, Women, Disease, Importance, Longevity, Population, Will)

If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress and tension. And if you didn't ask me, I'd still have to say it.
- George Burns
(Keywords: Key, Longevity, Stress, Tension, Worry)

I realize now I could have gotten a whole book out of that and so I think that was a big mistake. But the truth is you write in the moment and with your head down and there is no way back then that I could have conceived of Harry having the longevity that he has had.
- Michael Connelly
(Keywords: Truth, Mistake, Longevity, Now)

A stricken tree, a living thing, so beautiful, so dignified, so admirable in its potential longevity, is, next to man, perhaps the most touching of wounded objects.
- Edna Ferber
(Keywords: Living, Longevity, Man, Potential)

Longevity conquers scandal every time.
- Shelby Foote
(Keywords: Time, Longevity, Scandal)

We were surprised that the television series had the kind of longevity that it had after only four years of filming it and the reception in 6 countries around the world was quite extraordinary.
- Paul M. Glaser
(Keywords: Countries, Longevity, Television, World, Years)

Mere longevity is a good thing for those who watch Life from the side lines. For those who play the game, an hour may be a year, a single day's work an achievement for eternity.
- Helen Hayes
(Keywords: Life, Work, Achievement, Day, Eternity, Longevity, May, Play)

So I try not to do press and if you can keep the balance of keeping a certain degree of anonymity and do interesting work then you can hope for a degree of career longevity.
- Charlie Hunnam
(Keywords: Work, Hope, Balance, Career, Longevity, Press)

If we carry on filling up the calendar, we keep on pushing the athlete, we shorten the athletes longevity. The risk is to shorten a career that could have lasted 10 years because the athlete is burnt out.
- Alberto Juantorena
(Keywords: Athletes, Career, Longevity, Risk, Years)

A man ninety years old was asked to what he attributed his longevity. I reckon, he said, with a twinkle in his eye, it because most nights I went to bed and slept when I should have sat up and worried.
- Garson Kanin
(Keywords: Bed, Eye, Longevity, Man, Old, Years)

You could argue that war is always an irrational act, and yet many states enter into military conflict out of rational calculation or national interest or the stability or longevity of their regime.
- William Kirby
(Keywords: War, Act, Conflict, Interest, Longevity, Military, Stability, states)

My career has been a gradual climb. I think that's part of the reason why I've had longevity.
- Lenny Kravitz
(Keywords: Career, Longevity, Reason)

I'm just one of the lucky people. I have no other reason for my longevity.
- Johnny Mathis
(Keywords: People, Longevity, Reason)

I definitely feel a difference about my place in the industry. I feel like I have some longevity now.
- Martina McBride
(Keywords: Difference, Longevity, Now)

I know that producing will ultimately mean more longevity in the business, so when I'm tired of everything else and want to be behind the cameras, I know that I can produce.
- Maria Menounos
(Keywords: Business, Longevity, Want, Will)

I wasn't thinking of the longevity of any of my songs, but I am extremely pleased with the lasting effect.
- Graham Nash
(Keywords: Effect, Longevity, Songs, Thinking)

When I started out in 1960, I thought it might possibly last a couple of years. I never expected it to last 42. I take great satisfaction in that longevity.
- Bob Newhart
(Keywords: Thought, Longevity, Satisfaction, Years)

And me, myself personally, in order for there to be any kind of longevity there's gotta be some history.
- Edwin Starr
(Keywords: History, Longevity, Order)

Ayurveda is a sister philosophy to yoga. It is the science of life or longevity and it teaches about the power and the cycles of nature, as well as the elements.
- Christy Turlington
(Keywords: Life, Power, Science, Nature, Sister, Longevity, Philosophy, Yoga)

If our soldiers are not overburdened with money, it is not because they have a distaste for riches; if their lives are not unduly long, it is not because they are disinclined to longevity.
- Sun Tzu
(Keywords: Money, Longevity, Soldiers)

I think one of the most difficult challenges in show business is the challenge of longevity and to constantly realize and reveal what's already been there - like doing stage and singing and dancing in New York. I haven't been that far out of my comfort zone in a while.
- Blair Underwood
(Keywords: Business, Challenge, Comfort, Dancing, Longevity, Singing, Zone)

The great increase in longevity has produced a surge in the desire to accumulate assets for retirement. It has outpaced the ability of the private sector to produce assets, so we need a larger government debt.
- William Vickrey
(Keywords: Government, Ability, Debt, Desire, Longevity, Retirement)

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