Quotes by distance
Quotes 61 till 75 of 78.
American musician 1941-
There's seven people dead
On a South Dakota farm
Somewhere in the distance
There's seven new people bornSource: The Times They Are A-Changin (1964)
Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
To contemplate a thing implies maintaining oneself OUTSIDE it, resolved to keep a distance between it and ourselves.Source: The Warrior Within : The Philosophies of Bruce Lee (1996)
Carrie Chapman Catt
American women's suffrage leader 1859-1947
To the wrongs that need resistance, To the right that needs assistance, To the future in the distance, Give yourselves.
English writer 1894-1963
To travel is to discover that everybody is wrong. The philosophies, the civilizations which seem, at a distance, so superior to those current at home, all prove on a close inspection to be in their own way just as hopelessly imperfect.
Russian revolutionary and writer 1879-1940
Under all conditions well-organized violence seems to him the shortest distance between two points.
American politican and statesman 1745-1796
Upon the whole it was a Glorious day-Our men are in the Spirits-and I am confident we shall give them a total defeat the next Action; which is at no great distance.
English mathematician and computer scientist 1912-1954
We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done.
American actor 1980-
We live in this thought web; we identify things and put them away and distance ourselves from them. But to be completely present? That is source, that is art, that is spirituality. And meditation is a way to defy fear and experience that source.
Henry Ward Beecher
American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started.
Malcolm de Chazal
French writer 1902-1981
We sometimes laugh from ear to ear, but it would be impossible for a smile to be wider than the distance between our eyes.
Dwight L. Moody
American evangelist 1837-1899
We talk about heaven being so far away. It is within speaking distance to those who belong there. Heaven is a prepared place for a prepared people.
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.
American actress 1949-
When I hit New York in 1972, I thought I was a sprinter. I thought that I would star in a Broadway show and do a movie and win an Oscar by the time I was 25. It turned out that I'm a long distance runner.
American novelist 1947-
When I lived in New York, not only did I have safety locks on the door but I had the music going, keeping the city at a distance, trying to find creative time and peace and so forth.
American investigative journalist 1943-
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.
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