Quotes by distance

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  • Leonardo Da Vinci
    Leonardo Da Vinci
    Italian painter, inventor and musician 1452-1519
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    Every now and then go away, have a little relaxation, for when you come back to your work your judgment will be surer. Go some distance away because then the work appears smaller and more of it can be taken in at a glance and a lack of harmony and proportion is more readily seen.
  • Benedict Cumberbatch
    Benedict Cumberbatch
    English actor 1976-
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    Fame is a weird one. You need to distance yourself from it. People see a value in you that you don't see yourself.
  • Jonathan Franzen
    Jonathan Franzen
    American novelist and essayist 1959-
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    Fiction is a particularly effective way for strangers to connect across time and distance.
  • Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    English writer 1865-1936
    Joseph Rudyard Kipling
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    Fill the unforgiving minute with sixty seconds worth of distance run.
  • Tennessee Williams
    Tennessee Williams
    American playwright 1911-1983
    Tennessee Williams
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    For time is the longest distance between two places.
  • Bobby Jones
    Bobby Jones
    American golfer 1902-1971
    Bobby Jones
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    Golf is a game that is played on a five-inch course - the distance between your ears.
  • Bertolt Brecht
    Bertolt Brecht
    German - Austrian writer 1898-1956
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    High above the lake a bomber flies.
    From the rowing boats
    Children look up, women, an old man. From a distance
    They appear like young starlings, their beaks
    Wide open for food.
    Source: Poems, 1913-1956 This Summers Sky [Der Himmel dieses Sommers], (195
  • Bruce Springsteen
    Bruce Springsteen
    American singer-songwriter 1949-
    Bruce Springsteen
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    I have spent my life judging the distance between American reality and the American dream.

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  • Bruce Sterling
    Bruce Sterling
    American science fiction author 1954-
    Bruce Sterling
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    I wouldn't describe that "position" as "parasitic." I'd describe that experience as "edifying." I don't merely write from a critical intellectual distance. I actually live around here.
  • Bruce Sterling
    Bruce Sterling
    American science fiction author 1954-
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    I wouldn't describe that 'position' as 'parasitic.' I'd describe that experience as 'edifying.' I don't merely write from a critical intellectual distance. I actually live around here.
  • Beth Gutcheon
    Beth Gutcheon
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    I've found in the past that the more closely I identify with the heroine, the less completely she emerges as a person. So from the first novel I've been learning techniques to distance myself from the characters so that they are not me and I don't try to protect them in ways that aren't good for the story.
  • John Galsworthy
    John Galsworthy
    British writer, playwright 1867-1933
    John Galsworthy
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    Idealism increases in direct proportion to one's distance from the problem.
  • Bob Newhart
    Bob Newhart
    American stand-up comedian and actor 1929-
    Bob Newhart
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    Laughter gives us distance. It allows us to step back from an event, deal with it and then move on.
  • Victor Borge
    Victor Borge
    Danish-American comedian, conductor, and pianist 1909-2000
    Victor Borge
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    Laughter is the closest distance between two people.
  • Victor Borge
    Victor Borge
    Danish-American comedian, conductor, and pianist 1909-2000
    Victor Borge
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    Laughter is the shortest distance between people.
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