Distance Quotes

Conversation shortens the distance, singing lightens the load.

Russian Proverb

Where there is love, distance doesn't matter.

Mata Amritanandamayi

It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.

Aesop

For time is the longest distance between two places.

Tennessee Williams

Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time.

Steven Wright

Distance not only gives nostalgia, but perspective, and maybe objectivity.

Robert Morgan

Civilization is the distance man has placed between himself and his excreta.

Brian Aldiss

Good things come slow - especially in distance running.

Bill Dellinger

Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time.

Steven Wright

On the whole, "organic" illnesses of the body are viewed as a misfortune over which the victim has little control. Not so for "mental" illnesses. These diseases of the mind become diseases of the "self." We (our "selves") can distance ourselves from our "bodily" illnesses: "my leg is broken" or "my heart is failing." But, because of mind-body dualism, our mind is our self. "My mind is sick" is not differentiated psychologically from "I am sick." We cannot distance ourselves, take a detached view of our minds: we are our minds. When a disease affects brain function, the afflicted person and those around him feel that the "self" must be somehow in control of the disorder of "self."

Jean M. Goodwin

For the cause that lacks assistance, The wrong that needs resistance, For the future in the distance, And the good that I can do.

George Linnaeus Banks

Laughter gives us distance. It allows us to step back from an event, deal with it and then move on.

Bob Newhart

Laughter is the closest distance between two people.

Victor Borge

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.

Thomas Whately

Never mistake a clear view for a short distance.

Paul Saffo

To accomplish our destiny it is not enough to merely guard prudently against road accidents. We must also cover before nightfall the distance assigned to each of us.

Alexis Carrel

Everything is determined, the beginning as well as the end, by forces over which we have no control. It is determined for the insect, as well as for the star. Human beings, vegetables, or cosmic dust, we all dance to a mysterious tune, intoned in the distance by an invisible piper.

Albert Einstein

A person should go out on the water on a fine day to a small distance from a beautiful coast, if he would see Nature really smile. Never does she look so delightful, as when the sun is brightly reflected by the water, while the waves are gently rippling, and the prospect receives life and animation from the glancing transit of an occasional row-boat, and the quieter motion of a few small vessels. But the land must be well in sight; not only for its own sake, but because the immensity and awfulness of a mere sea-view would ill accord with the other parts of the glittering and joyous scene. ~Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare, Guesses at Truth

Two Brothers

Distance Never Separates Two Hearts That Really Care

Emily Matthews

A person should go out on the water on a fine day to a small distance from a beautiful coast, if he would see Nature really smile. Never does she look so delightful, as when the sun is brightly reflected by the water, while the waves are gently rippling, and the prospect receives life and animation from the glancing transit of an occasional row-boat, and the quieter motion of a few small vessels. But the land must be well in sight; not only for its own sake, but because the immensity and awfulness of a mere sea-view would ill accord with the other parts of the glittering and joyous scene

Augustus William Hare

If you've never stared off into the distance, then your life is a shame.

Adam Duritz

Reduce the layers of management. They put distance between the top of an organization and the customers.

Donald Rumsfeld

Teamwork doesn't tolerate the inconvenience of distance.

Unknown

We sometimes laugh from ear to ear, but it would be impossible for a smile to be wider than the distance between our eyes.

Chazal
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