Quotes by distance

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  • Michael Korda
    Michael Korda
    American publisher 1919-
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    Success has always been easy to measure. It is the distance between one's origins and one's final achievement.
  • William Wordsworth
    William Wordsworth
    English poet 1770-1850
    William Wordsworth
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    t Is distance lends enchantment to the View.
  • Akhenaton
    Akhenaton
    Egyptian King, Monotheist BC -~1375
    Akhenaton
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    The ambitious will always be first in the crowd; he presseth forward, he looketh not behind him. More anguish is it to his mind to see one before him, than joy to leave thousands at a distance.
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    Austrian writer and journalist 1874-1936
    Karl Kraus
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    The closer the look one takes at a word, the greater distance from which it looks back.
  • Bob Mayer
    Bob Mayer
    American author 1959-
    Bob Mayer
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    The distance between me and my readers is the Internet. I can communicate with them and respond to every email I get or every mention on Twitter.
  • Jane Austen
    Jane Austen
    English writer 1775-1817
    Jane Austen
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    The distance is nothing when one has a motive.
  • J. Robert Oppenheimer
    J. Robert Oppenheimer
    American theoretical physicist and professor of physics 1904-1967
    J. Robert Oppenheimer
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    The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; The wise grows it under his feet.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
    Bill Dedman
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    The main threads running through the lives of W. A. Clark and his daughter Huguette include the costs of ambition, the burdens of inherited wealth, the fragility of reputation, the folly of judging someone's life from the outside, and the tension between engaging with the world, with all its risks, and keeping a safe distance from danger.
  • Beth Simone Noveck
    Beth Simone Noveck
    American professor 1971-
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    The same technologies enabling us to work together at a distance are creating the expectation to do better at governing ourselves.
  • Barbara Kingsolver
    Barbara Kingsolver
    American novelist, essayist and poet 1955-
    Barbara Kingsolver
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    The very least you can do in your life is to figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under its roof.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    There are charms made only for distance admiration.
  • Og Mandino
    Og Mandino
    American author 1923-1996
    Og Mandino
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    There is an immeasurable distance between late and too late.
  • Ivan Illich
    Ivan Illich
    Austrian-American theologist, writer 1926-
    Ivan Illich
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    There is no greater distance than that between a man in prayer and God.
  • Aaron Copland
    Aaron Copland
    American composer and writer
    Aaron Copland
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    There is something about music that keeps its distance even at the moment that it engulfs us. It is at the same time outside and away from us and inside and part of us. In one sense it dwarfs us, and in another we master it.
  • Dorothy Parker
    Dorothy Parker
    American humoristic writer 1893-1967
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    There's a helluva distance between wisecracking and wit. Wit has truth in it; wisecracking is simply calisthenics with words.
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