Distance Quotes

Authority doesn't work without prestige, or prestige without distance.

Charles de Gaulle

Age, like distance lends a double charm.

Oliver Herford

A thing is mighty big when time and distance cannot shrink it.

Zora Neale Hurston

In true love the smallest distance is too great, and the greatest distance can be bridged.

Hans Nouwens

Love knows not distance; it hath no continent; its eyes are for the stars.

Gilbert Parker

There is a cheap literature that speaks to us of the need of escape. It is true that when we travel we are in search of distance. But distance is not to be found. It melts away. And escape has never led anywhere. The moment a man finds that he must play the races, go the Arctic, or make war in order to feel himself alive, that man has begin to spin the strands that bind him to other men and to the world. But what wretched strands! A civilization that is really strong fills man to the brim, though he never stir. What are we worth when motionless, is the question.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Of all the inventions that have helped to unify China perhaps the airplane is the most outstanding. Its ability to annihilate distance has been in direct proportion to its achievements in assisting to annihilate suspicion and misunderstanding among provincial officials far removed from one another or from the officials at the seat of government

Madame Chiang

Familiarity breeds contempt; distance breeds respect.

Nigerian Proverb

The human voice can never reach the distance that is covered by the still small voice of conscience.

Mahatma Gandhi

I hope you never fear those mountains in the distance. Never settle for the path of least resistance. Livin' might mean takin' chances but they're worth takin'. Lovin might be a mistake but it's worth makin

Lee Ann Womack

A heart truly in love never loses hope but always believes in the promise of love, no matter how long the time and how far the distance.

Unknown

"Returning home is the most difficult part of long-distance hiking; You have grown outside the puzzle and your piece no longer fits."

Cindy Ross

I have argued in this book that we are human in good part because of the particular way we affiliate with other organisms. They are the matrix in which the human mind originated and is permanently rooted, and they offer the challenge and freedom innately sought. To the extent that each person can feel like a naturalist, the old excitement of the untrammeled world will be regained. I offer this as a formula of enchantment to invigorate poetry and myth: mysterious and little known organisms live within walking distance of where you sit. Splendor awaits in minute proportions.

Edward O. Wilson

They throw their clubs backwards, and that's wrong. You should always throw a club ahead of you so that you don't have to walk any extra distance to get it.

Tommy Bolt

I'm about five inches from being an outstanding golfer. That's the distance my left ear is from my right.

Ben Crenshaw
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