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Distant Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Distant

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Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek,
but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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My progress was rendered delightful by the sylvan elegance of the groves,
chearful meadows, and high distant forests,
which in grand order presented themselves to view.
- William Bartram

Dreaming of a to-morrow, which to-morrow,
will be as distant then as 'tis to-day.
- Lope de Vega

The girl of my dreams is my mother's shadow,
cast upon the distant movie screen of my future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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All successful people men and women are big dreamers.
They imagine what their future could be,
ideal in every respect,
and then they work every day toward
their distant vision,
that goal or purpose.
- Brian Tracy

It is hard to feel individually responsible with respect
to the invisible processes of a huge and distant government.
- John W. Gardner

It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers,
but for powers equal to our tasks,
to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door
of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal.
- Helen Keller


 

It is the around-the-corner brand of hope that prompts people to action,
while the distant hope acts as an opiate.
- Eric Hoffer

The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive.
The great opportunity is where you are.
- John Burroughs

War will exist until that distant day
when the conscientious objector
enjoys the same reputation and prestige
that the warrior does today.
- John F. Kennedy

Start where you are.
Distant fields always look greener, but opportunity
lies right where you are.
Take advantage of every opportunity of service.
- Robert Collier

Naturally, love's the most distant possibility.
- Georges Bataille

Love is not the dying moan of a distant violin -
it's the triumphant twang of a bedspring.
- S. J. Perelman

There is no road too long to the man who advances deliberately and without undue haste;
there are no honors too distant to the man who prepares
himself for them with patience.
- Jean de la Bruyere

To write regular verses destroys an infinite number of fine possibilities,
but at the same time it suggests a multitude of distant
and totally unexpected thoughts.
- Paul Valery

Our sympathy is cold to the relation of distant misery.
- Edward Gibbon

I wanted to rock back and forth between myth and distant futures,
yesterday, today, and tomorrow.
It felt a bit like prophecy and a bit like storytelling.
- George Murray

You feel quite distant by playing at huge stadiums year after year,
where you only can see a great darkness in front of you.
- Robert Plant

I am more exempt and more distant than any man in the world.
- Pierre de Fermat

A filmmaker can never be distant from his roots.
- Walter Salles

The noise resembles the roar of heavy,
distant surf.
Standing on the stirring ice one can imagine it is
disturbed by the breathing and tossing of a mighty giant below.
- Ernest Shackleton

Sweet is the memory of distant friends!
Like the mellow rays of the departing sun,
it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart.
- Washington Irving

The more love I craved, the more distant and abusive he grew.
The role I longed to play was never written into Ryan's script:
daughter.
- Tatum O'Neal

Whoever wants to reach a distant goal must take small steps.
- Saul Bellow

To die is landing on some distant shore.
- John Dryden

Love of our neighbour, then, has just the same respect to,
is no more distant from, self-love, than hatred of our neighbour,
or than love or hatred of anything else.
- Joseph Butler

God be thanked for books; they are the voices of the distant and the dead,
and make us heirs of the spiritual life of past ages.
- William Ellery Channing

I think of art, at its most significant,
as a DEW line, a Distant Early Warning system that
can always be relied on to tell the old culture what
is beginning to happen to it.
- Marshall McLuhan

Passing into practical life, illustrations of this
fact are found everywhere;
the distant,
or the unseen, steadies and strengthens us against
the rapid whirl of things around us.
- Matthew Simpson

At some future period, not very distant as measured by centuries,
the civilized races of man will almost certainly exterminate,
and replace the savage races throughout the world.
- Charles Darwin

There are many young Americans that are very distant
from our political process.
- Kurt Angle

Distant replay morphs into instant replay,
and future replay cannot be far off.
- John Thorn

The art of motion pictures is pictorial and language comes a distant second.
- Jean-Jacques Annaud

A nomad I will remain for life, in love with distant and uncharted places.
- Isabelle Eberhardt

All historical experience demonstrates the following:
Our earth cannot be changed unless in the not too distant
future an alteration in the consciousness of individuals is achieved.
- Hans Kung

I love grabbing my wife and going to a distant location to film.
- Donald Sutherland

Perspective:
Do you always look at life from the same point-of-view?
Consider viewing a situation as another might view it.
Look from behind, underneath, from the distant heavens.
View the situation as someone of a different religion,
race, or nationality might view it.
Pretend you are an alien from a distant galaxy -
that should be good for a laugh.
Troubles only appear troubling to those close to them.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Death is a distant rumor to the young.
- Andy Rooney

A distant enemy is always preferable to one at the gate.
- Emile M. Cioran

Perhaps when distant people on other planets pick up
some wavelength of ours all they hear is a continuous scream.
- Iris Murdoch

As long as your body is healthy and under control and death is distant,
try to save your soul; when death is immanent what can you do?
- Chanakya

Death is the sound of distant thunder at a picnic.
- W. H. Auden

American soldiers had to guard prisoners on the inside
while receiving mortar and weapons fire from the outside.
Guantanamo is distant from any battlefield,
making it far more secure.
- John Yoo

You will seek not a near but a distant objective,
and you will not be satisfied with what you may have done.
- Abbott L. Lowell

If Beethoven and Bach hooked up with Mozart and made a band,
they could be a distant runner up to The D. - Jack Black

One may understand the cosmos, but never the ego;
the self is more distant than any star.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

The nation can no longer afford to continue policies
that hasten the flight of persons to the distant suburbs.
- Jane Byrne

Film, therefore, is part of society,
not distant from it,
easy to experience for people regardless of class.
- Mark Poster

Art at its most significant is a Distant Early Warning
System that can always be relied on to tell the old
culture what is beginning to happen to it.
- Marshall McLuhan

Let us cherish the hope that the day is not far distant
when we will be in the midst of this next adventure.
- Ernest Lawrence

October is the fallen leaf, but it is also a wider
horizon more clearly seen.
It is the distant hills once more in sight,
and the enduring constellations above them once again.
- Hal Borland

Since the invention of steamships distant countries
have become like those that are near at hand.
- Townsend Harris

It is sound judgment to hope that in the not too distant
future we shall be competent to understand so simple a thing as a star.
- Arthur Eddington

Live your questions now, and perhaps even without knowing it,
you will live along some distant day into your answers.
- Rainer Maria Rilke

Often, before returning home, I would take a long and
roundabout way and pass by the peaceful ramparts from
where I had glimpses of other provinces,
and a sight of the distant country.
- Pierre Loti

The dawn is not distant, nor is the night starless;
love is eternal.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

A gentleman has his eyes on all those present;
he is tender toward the bashful,
gentle toward the distant, and merciful toward the absent.
- Lawrence G. Lovasik

As winter strips the leaves from around us,
so that we may see the distant regions they formerly concealed,
so old age takes away our enjoyments only to enlarge
the prospect of the coming eternity.
- Jean Paul

For over two billion years, through the apparent fancy
of her endless differentiations and metamorphosis the Cell,
as regards its basic physiological mechanisms,
has remained one and the same.
It is life itself, and our true and distant ancestor.
- Albert Claude

Writing fantasy lets me imagine a great deal more than,
say, writing about alligators, and lets me write about
places more distant than Florida,
but I can tell you things about Florida and alligators,
let you make the connection all on your own.
- Terry Brooks

The advanced levels which the democratic world has
attained at the end of lengthy processes may have created
the perception in the region that democracy is a distant concept;
this perception can be addressed.
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan

The events of September 11 and what has happened since
have made people understand that even a small,
distant and far away country like Afghanistan cannot
be left to break up into anarchy and chaos without
consequences for the whole world.
- Lakhdar Brahimi

I was glad to hear of that determination as I detest
the practice of cousins marrying or any marriage between
persons in which there can be traced the most distant relationship.
I go for the improvement instead of the deterioration of our race.
- Ezra Cornell

Television broadcasts have, in the main,
been more suggestive, less specific,
more distant in their images than the print press:
often you knew that lump was a dead body only because
a chattering reporter told you it was.
- Bruce Jackson

We would fight not for the political future of a distant city,
rather for principles whose destruction would ruin
the possibility of peace and security for the peoples of the earth.
- Neville Chamberlain

This fact immediately suggested a singular event -
that at some time in the distant past the universe
began expanding from an extremely small size.
To many people this inference was loaded with overtones
of a supernatural event -
the creation,
the beginning of the universe.
- Michael Behe

Beware the cute, hot guy who kind of reminds you of
the parent you don't get along with:
your cold,
distant father who left when you were a kid or your
hot-tempered mother whom you could never please.
- Merrill Markoe

There is no racial or ethnic involvement in Thanksgiving,
and people who may be very distant from the Christian
system can see the beauty and the positive spirit that comes from the holiday.
- John Clayton

Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing,
only a signal shown, and a distant voice in the darkness;
So on the ocean of life,
we pass and speak one another, only a look and a voice,
then darkness again and a silence.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The house burned an hour before midnight on the last day of April.
The wild, distant ringing of the fire bells woke George Hazard.
He stumbled through the dark hallway,
then upstairs to the mansion tower, and stepped outside into the narrow balcony.
- John Jakes

The plane is simply abstracting the power stored in
the wave by a distant gale,
and using it to counteract gravity.
And if the work be continued long enough,
or a multitude of planes be continually drawing on the reservoir of power,
the wave must inevitably be flattened.
- Lawrence Hargrave


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