Quotes by distance

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  • Ben E. King
    Ben E. King
    American soul and R&B singer 1938-2015
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    One minute we can be in a small club, the next minute we can be in a coliseum, and the next minute we can be in a small auditorium. It varies, depending on the promoter, the budget, and the travelling distance.
  • Graham Greene
    Graham Greene
    English writer 1904-
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    A petty reason perhaps why novelists more and more try to keep a distance from journalists is that novelists are trying to write the truth and journalists are trying to write fiction.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
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    Age, like distance lends a double charm.
  • Alejandro Amenabar
    Alejandro Amenabar
    Spanish-Chilean film director, screenwriter and composer 1972-
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    An Oscar means a lot of things because it's like the ultimate award for a filmmaker so it feels great. But I think you have to consider awards with some distance and not get obsessed with it. When you're creating you shouldn't think about it.
  • Barry Unsworth
    Barry Unsworth
    English writer 1930-2012
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    Angels are not complete, they need their counterparts, the dark needs the bright, the hidden needs the open, and vice versa. Sometimes they meet and recognise each other. Sometimes, as with Horatio and me, the pairing occurs over spaces of time and distance.
  • Candice Millard
    Candice Millard
    American writer and journalist 1968-
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    As someone who has long loved history and reads a lot of history, especially when you get a distance like 130 years, these people can seem almost mythical, and you need something tangible to make them real.
  • Alfred Noyes
    Alfred Noyes
    English poet, short-story writer and playwright 1880-1958
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    At a certain stage in his evolution, man himself had been able to lay hold upon a higher order of things, which raised him above the level of the beasts that perish, and enabled him to see, at least in the distance, the shining towers of the City of God.
  • Bayard Taylor
    Bayard Taylor
    American poet, travel author, and diplomat 1825-1878
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    Bathed in the tenderest purple of distance, Tinted and shadowed by pencils of air, Thy battlements hang o'er the slopes and the forests, Seats of the gods in the limitless ether, Looming sublimely aloft and afar.
  • Candice Bergen
    Candice Bergen
    American actress 1946-
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    Beauty set up distance between other people and me. It warped their behavior.
  • Caleb Cushing
    Caleb Cushing
    American Democratic politician and diplomat 1800-1879
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    Cruel war, war at home; and in the perspective distance, a man on horseback with a drawn sword in his hand, some Atlantic Caesar, or Cromwell, or Napoleon.
    Source: On what the impending civil strife would mean to the nation. Speech, Bangor, Maine, 11 January 1860.
  • Bono
    Bono
    Irish singer, songwriter, philanthropist, activist and businessman 1960-
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    Distance does not decide who is your brother and who is not. The church is going to have to become the conscience of the free market if it's to have any meaning in this world - and stop being its apologist.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Distance has the same effect on the mind as on the eye.
  • Rohinton Mistry
    Rohinton Mistry
    Indian-born Canadian writer 1952-
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    Distance was a dangerous thing, she knew. Distance changed people.
    Source: Een wankel evenwicht (2016) 316
  • Burton Richter
    Burton Richter
    American physicist 1931-2018
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    During my years at the synchrotron laboratory, I had become interested in the theory of quantum electrodynamics and had decided that what I would most like to do after completing my dissertation work was to probe the short-distance behavior of the electromagnetic interaction.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Every male copulating with a woman returns to his origins in the womb. Goethe postponed intercourse until he was forty. This must be related to his self-imposed distance from his forceful mother. To refuse phallic penetration is to refuse surrender to the female matrix.
    Source: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990)
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