Distance Quotes

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.

Leonardo da Vinci

Distance is a great promoter of admiration!

Denis Diderot

Etiquette is the invention of wise men to keep fools at a distance.

Sir Richard Steele

Sorrows are like thunderclouds - in the distance they look black, over our heads scarcely gray.

Jean Paul Richter

There is no greater distance than that between a man in prayer and God.

Ivan Illich

The shortest distance between two points is under construction.

Noelie Altito

The shortest distance between two jokes makes a perfect speech.

Orlando A. Battista

Any baseball is beautiful. No other small package comes as close to the ideal in design and utility. It is a perfect object for a man's hand. Pick it up and it instantly suggests its purpose: it is meant to be thrown a considerable distance-thrown hard and with precision

Roger Angell

The distance is nothing it is only the first step that costs.

Madame Marie du Deffand

Respect is greater from a distance.

Latin Proverb

Old people see best in the distance.

German Proverb

Distance lends enchantment to the view.

Mark Twain

Distance is a great promoter of admiration!.

Denis Diderot

Distance has the same effect on the mind as on the eye.

Samuel Johnson

Distance either of time or place is sufficient to reconcile weak minds to wonderful relations.

Samuel Johnson
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