You have just dined, and however scrupulously the slaughterhouse is concealed in the graceful distance of miles, there is complicity.
Authority doesn't work without prestige, or prestige without distance
Genius is its own end, and draws its means and the style of its architecture from within, going abroad only for audience, and spectator, as we adapt our voice and phrase to the distance and character of the ear we speak to
Distance makes the heart grow fonder, and familiarity breeds contempt.
Men of noble birth are noted to be envious towards new men when they rise. For the distance is altered, and it is like a deceit of the eye, that when others come on they think themselves go back.
There are goods so opposed that we cannot seize both, but, by too much prudence, may pass between them at too great a distance to reach either.
That time plus distance equaled moving on from your ex.
Go some distance away because 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.
The past is a candle at great distance: too close to let you quit, too far to comfort you.
Distance of time and place generally cure what they seem to aggravate; and taking leave of our friends resembles taking leave of the world, of which it has been said, that it is not death, but dying, which is terrible.
No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth.
Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance;
the wise grows it under his feet.
Experience needs distance and what you write of at a distance tells not so much what you were like as what you have discovered since.
Reduce the layers of management. They put distance between the top of an organization and the customers.
Water . . . which, though not absolutely necessary to a beautiful composition, yet occurs so often, and is so capital a feature, that is is always regretted when wanting; and no large place can be supposed, a little spot can hardly be imagined in which it may not be agreeable; it accommodates itself to every situation; is the most interesting object in a landscape, and the happiest circumstance in a retired recess; captivates the eye at a distance; invites approach, and is delightful when near; it refreshes an open exposure; it animates a shade; cheers the dreariness of a waste, and enriches the most crowded view; in form, in style, and in extent, may be made equal to the greatest compositions, or adapted to the least; it may spread in a calm expanse to sooth the tranquillity of a peaceful scene; or hurrying along a devious course, add splendor to a gay, and extravagance to a romantic situation.
Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time.
Good things come slow - especially in distance running.
Authority doesn't work without prestige, or prestige without distance.
Civilization is the distance man has placed between himself and his excreta.
Distance not only gives nostalgia, but perspective, and maybe objectivity.
Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time.
For time is the longest distance between two places.
It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.
Where there is love, distance doesn't matter.