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Distance Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Distance

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Find a time and place of solitude.
Look into the distance, and into the future.
Visualize the tomorrow you are going to build -
and begin to build that tomorrow, today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Inspirational Values Positive Motivational Purpose Life-Purpose

Distance cannot matter - ours is a friendship of the heart.
- Mary Anne Radmacher PHOTO

A part of you has grown in me.
And so you see, it's you and me
together forever and never apart,
maybe in distance, but never in heart.
- Anonymous

The human voice can never reach the distance
that is covered by the still small voice of conscience.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship
of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth.
- Robert Southey

Put some distance between yourself
and whatever is concerning you.
Distance in space or time
always creates a new perspective.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance;
the wise grows it under his feet.
- J. Robert Oppenheimer


 

Do more than is required.
What is the distance between someone who achieves their
goals consistently and those who spend their lives
and careers merely following? The extra mile.
- Gary Ryan Blair

Distance does not decide who is your brother and who is not.
- Bono

Real love is never a selfish emotion.
If you want something from someone -
especially if that something is sex -
what you are feeling is not true love.
True love is about wanting happiness for the person you love -
and not about seeking happiness for yourself.
Fortunately, in most cases our own loving presence
is the greatest gift we can give to a person we love.
Nonetheless, the litmus test of love is knowing
we would choose never to see that person again
if we believed that distance would bring them greater happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Telephone, n. An invention of the devil which abrogates
some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance.
- Ambrose Bierce

Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time.
- Steven Wright

Laughter gives us distance.
It allows us to step back from an event,
deal with it and then move on.
- Bob Newhart

We should not judge people by their peak of excellence;
but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started.
- Henry Ward Beecher

The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success.
- Bruce Feirstein

Once the realization is accepted that even between
the closest human beings infinite distances continue,
a wonderful living side by side can grow,
if they succeed in loving the distance between them
which makes it possible for each to see the other whole against the sky.
- Rainer Maria Rilke

We criticize mothers for closeness.
We criticize fathers for distance.
How many of us have expected less from our fathers
and appreciated what they gave us more? How many of
us always let them off the hook?
- Ellen Goodman

Look at this butterfly, so beautiful, so delicate.
I can enjoy this butterfly from a distance,
but if I touched her, she would die.
While not quite as delicate as butterflies,
people also need private space and private time
away from the demands of the world -
even away from the attentions of those
with whom they are most bonded.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You need to become more than one type of athlete.
You have to be a sprinter, a weight man and a distance guy all in one.
- Dan O'Brien

For the cause that lacks assistance,
the wrong that needs resistance,
for the future in the distance, and the good that I can do.
- George Linnaeus Banks

To play in the men's tournaments I have to keep getting
stronger and get more distance.
- Michelle Wie

I know from the middle distance I give off the look of being prolific,
which is a funny compliment to receive.
- Joseph Epstein

Civilization is the distance man has placed between himself and his excreta.
- Brian Aldiss

People are trading distance for dollars.
- Ray Brown

I like to get within handshaking distance of the crowd.
If it happens, they know it, we know it,
and that's all we came here for.
- Levon Helm

The most sinister aspect of Jack is his detachment,
his ability to distance himself from his feelings.
- Victor Garber

Everybody is improving but I am improving slowly,
which seemingly widens our distance.
- Yao Ming

It's too hard a life for me.
I could only do it - check out in that sense -
if I checked out somewhere that was luxurious and within
hailing distance of civilization.
- Derek Jacobi

Be able to back up a car for a considerable distance
in a straight line and back out of a driveway.
- Marilyn vos Savant

We are creating a unique experience.
It's starts with how you see the building from a distance.
- Helmut Jahn

Men at a distance, who have admired our systems of
government unfounded in nature,
are apt to accuse the rulers, and say that taxes have
been assessed too high and collected too rigidly.
- Henry Knox

I suggested that we might compare earthquakes in terms
of the measured amplitudes recorded at these stations,
with an appropriate correction for distance.
- Charles Francis Richter

The closer the look one takes at a word,
the greater distance from which it looks back.
- Karl Kraus

My own reaction from a distance is that Pol Pot's demise
as the leader of the Khmer Rouge was inevitable,
and that his own paranoia did him in as much as anything else.
- Sydney Schanberg

There were two free public libraries within walking distance of my home;
I remember taking six books home from every visit,
the limit set by the library.
- Martin Lewis Perl

Our grand business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance,
but to do what lies clearly at hand.
- J. W. Eagan

Technology gives us the facilities that lessen the
barriers of time and distance -
the telegraph and cable,
the telephone, radio, and the rest.
- Emily Greene Balch

We sometimes laugh from ear to ear, but it would be
impossible for a smile to be wider than the distance between our eyes.
- Malcolm De Chazal

Somewhere we know that without silence words lose their meaning,
that without listening speaking no longer heals,
that without distance closeness cannot cure.
- Henri Nouwen

Tis distance lends enchantment to the view,
and robes the mountain in its azure hue.
- Thomas Campbell

For time is the longest distance between two places.
- Tennessee Williams

You know it's only 50 miles from Grand River to Canton,
but it took me 67 years to travel that distance.
- Don Shula

Estrangement shows itself precisely in the elimination
of distance between people.
- Theodor Adorno

The natural urge when running a distance is to push
harder and finish sooner -
to race against time.
Every second behind a deadline is a little defeat.
- Joe Henderson

To be consistently effective, you must put a certain
distance between yourself and what happens to you on the golf course.
This is not indifference, it's detachment.
- Sam Snead

Distance not only gives nostalgia, but perspective,
and maybe objectivity.
- Robert Morgan

Along the borders to Ethiopia and Somalia,
anarchy reigns, the police and military have retreated quite some distance.
- Richard Leakey

I once tried standing up on my toes to see far out in the distance,
but I found that I could see much farther by climbing to a high place.
- Xun Zi

Love knows not distance; it hath no continent;
its eyes are for the stars.
- Gilbert Parker

It is one of the primary motives of modern art that
it wants to abolish the distance which the viewer,
the consumer, the audience maintain vis-a-vis a work of art.
- Hans-Georg Gadamer

There is no greater distance than that between a man in prayer and God.
- Ivan Illich

We tell stories.
We talk about statistics.
And in 1978, we added an element of the show that gave it its heartbeat:
the long distance dedication.
- Casey Kasem

The civilizing process has increased the distance between
behavior and the impulse life of the animal body.
- Shoshana Zuboff

It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.
- Aesop

Weekends are a bit like rainbows; they look good from
a distance but disappear when you get up close to them.
- John Shirley

When you practice reporting for as long as I have,
you keep yourself at a distance from True Believers.
Either conservatives or liberals or Democrats or Republicans.
- Bob Woodward

I like the storytelling and reading the letters,
the long-distance dedications.
Anytime in radio that you can reach somebody on an emotional level,
you're really connecting.
- Casey Kasum

Unhappy is that Grandeur which makes us too great to be good;
and that Wit which sets us at a distance from true Wisdom.
- Mary Astell

The man who says he is willing to meet you halfway
is usually a poor judge of distance.
- Laurence J. Peter

I maintain my sanity by keeping my distance.
- Luis Miguel

My guess is many top athletes, distance runners included,
use performance-enhancing drugs, enough so that the problem must be tackled.
- Bill Rodgers

There is no morality in war.
Morality is the privilege of those judging from the distance.
War is only death and destruction.
- John Cory

There are many crooked lines and one straight line.
Which is the line of truth? Why the straight line?
Truth is always the shortest distance between two points.
- Sun Myung Moon

I wish I wrote more about the world at more distance from myself.
- Sharon Olds

The Russians imitate French ways, but always at a distance of fifty years.
- Stendhal

Distance makes the heart grow fonder,
and familiarity breeds contempt.
According to this my soul mate should be in Thailand.
- Jason Zebehazy

Never have I found the limits of the photographic potential.
Every horizon, upon being reached, reveals another
beckoning in the distance.
Always, I am on the threshold.
- W. Eugene Smith

The second principle of magic: things which have once
been in contact with each other continue to act on
each other at a distance after the physical contact has been severed.
- James G. Frazer

My father kept his distance from working-class American blacks.
- Constance Baker Motley

We're going in really fresh.
We're going to have fresh legs and bodies,
we're going to be able to stay the distance,
and that's our goal.
- Serena Williams

All of us are experts at practicing virtue at a distance.
- Theodore Hesburgh


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