Famous quotes containing the words length and/or scales:
“He thought he saw an Elephant,
That practiced on a fife:
He looked again, and found it was
A letter from his wife.
At length I realize, he said,
The bitterness of Life!”
—Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] (18321898)
“For these have governed in our lives,
And see how men have warred.
The Cross, the Crown, the Scales may all
As well have been the Sword.”
—Robert Frost (18741963)