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God doesn't need to punish us. He just grants us a long enough life to punish ourselves. - Barbara Kingsolver

Had she been light, like you, Of such a merry, nimble, stirring spirit, She might ha' been a grandam ere she died; And so may you, for a light heart lives long. (Love's Labor's Lost) - William Shakespeare

You live and you learn, or you don't live long. - Robert A. Heinlein

From that day forth, in peace and joyous bliss They lived together long without debate; Nor private jars, nor spite of enemies, Could shake the safe assurance of their state. - Edmund Spenser

Glory long has made the sages smile; 'tis something, nothing, words, illusion, wind. - Lord Byron

Go with me, like good angels, to my end; And, as the long divorce of steel falls on me Make of your prayers one sweet sacrifice, And lift my soul to heaven. - William Shakespeare

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

Great captains do never use long orations when it comes to the point of execution. - Sir Philip Sidney

From hence, no question, has sprung an observation - confirmed now into a settled opinion, that some long experienced souls in the world, before their dislodging, arrive to the height of prophetic spirit. (Praise of Folly) - Desiderius Gerhard Erasmus