Quotation Explorer - 'Distance'

The range of human knowledge today is so great that we're all specialists and the distance between specializations has become so great that anyone who seeks to wander freely between them almost has to forego closeness with the people around him. - Robert M. Pirsig
My first kiss. A new kind of kiss, like the new kind of music still playing, softly, in the distance - wild and arrhythmic, desperate. Passionate. - Lauren Oliver
difference, distance, absence and seperation lie 'at the heart' of meaning, being and reality - Maggie MacLure
In Jesus Christ, there is no distance or separation between the medium and the message: it is the one case where we can say that the medium and the message are fully one and the same. - Marshall McLuhan
Distance can make a love fade, while closeness can make hate flare; as distance can make hate fade, while closeness can make love flare. - Anthony Liccione
Films are about entering the world from distance... little being part of all people, series are all about entering the whole world with both feet... being part of all main characters or not only the main... but the killers... victims. - Deyth Banger
Distance yourself from negative people who try to lower your motivation and decrease your ambition. Create space for positive people to come into your life. Surround yourself with positive people who believe in your dreams, encourage your ideas, support your ambitions, and bring out the best in you. - Roy Bennett
Distance is but metrics, unmeasurable is the heart - Dimitri Debaene
How flat all sounds are at the seaside, flat and yet emphatic, like the sound of gunshots heard at a distance. - John Banville
Sorrow is what I feel for people who aren’t doing what they love. I keep my distance from them as though they’re contagious. They are, I believe. - Darnell Lamont Walker
Romance takes place in the middle distance. Romance is looking in at yourself through a window clouded with dew. Romance means leaving things out: where life grunts and shuffles, romance only sighs. - Margaret Atwood
Forgive me, Magnus.’‘I don’t know if I can.’‘You must.’Still looking into the distance, he said, ‘You need my forgiveness?’‘No. I’m dead. You can do nothing for me. You need to forgive me so you can live. - Raymond E. Feist
The distance between you and the door when you have had enough of your spouse is love. - Matshona Dhliwayo
If you distance yourself from reality and just cling to cliches about democracy find yourself a different job than analyzing politics - Hany Ghoraba
Even now I remember those pictures, like pictures in a storybook one loved as a child. Radiant meadows, mountains vaporous in the trembling distance; leaves ankle-deep on a gusty autumn road; bonfires and fog in the valleys; cellos, dark window-panes, snow. - Donna Tartt
In a world where very few people care if you live or die, there is a light that shines in the distance. It has a name that they call hope and it carries with it people that never stop caring. They learned long ago that extending mercy was not a choice, but a place where God lives. - Shannon L. Alder
When you are nearer, you will understand how much your eyesight is deceived by distance. Therefore, push yourself a little harder. - Dante Alighieri
I felt the need to distance myself from my problems, instead of dealing with them. My mother said It’s not uncommon for people to run away from their fears to start somewhere new with a better attitude. - Documentary Recordings
Distance between two people is inconsequential when their souls are united. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The longer a life, the challenge is not the distance between destinations, but the difficulty of travelling light. My soul’s a portmanteau packed full, one half filled with what was, the other with what is, what should be. - Jamie A. Hughes
Keep five yards from a carriage, ten yards from a horse, and a hundred yards from an elephant; but the distance one should keep from a wicked man cannot be measured. - Indian Proverb
I am foolish in the way distance makes me feel partial. - Taylor Patton
The mass of your visions depends on the size of your dreams and distance they can cover within a given period of your life. - Israelmore Ayivor
For the multiculturalist, white Anglo-Saxon Protestants are prohibited, Italians and Irish get a little respect, blacks are good, native Americans are even better. The further away we go, the more they deserve respect. This is a kind of inverted, patronising respect that puts everyone at a distance. - Slavoj Žižek
Learning to distance yourself from all the negativity is one of the greatest lessons to achieve inner peace. - Roy Bennett
The distance a goldfish swims is not controlled by the bowl. - Les Coleman
The immense distance between God and humanity is the indispensable backdrop to a Christian idea of revelation. To reduce God to the level of human thought and human imagination, so that we can comprehend God, is to lose a sense of the very thing that distinguishes God as God. - A.J. Conyers
The distance between who I am, and who I want to be is measure only, by my actions. - Anonymous
The distance you walk on water depends on how great your faith is. - Matshona Dhliwayo
When someone loves you, you can feel it from a far distance. - Debasish Mridha
The shortest distance between two points is under construction. - Noelie Altito
Civilization is the distance man has placed between himself and his excreta.
We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started. - Henry Ward Beecher
We can love anyone at a safe distance, but loving people in the thick of their mess takes the supernatural love of Jesus working in us. - Alisa Hope Wagner
if you keep a distance to get a respect, keep a distance to keep the respect - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Distance and time might keep people apart, but the heart and mind will always stay connected by memories, miracles and the power of two unlikely souls that were destined to meet. - Shannon L. Alder
Anywhere is walking distance, if you've got the time. - Steven Wright
The physical reinvention of the world is endless, relentless, fascinating, exhaustive; nothing that seems solid is. If you could stand at just a little distance in time, how fluid and shape-shifting physical reality would be, everything hurrying into some other form, even concrete, even stone. - Mark Doty
Writing a novel is like going a great distance to take a small shit. - Harlan Ellison
Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes. - Henry David Thoreau
Our main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand. - Thomas Carlyle
Distance is a bridge, not a gulf, between lovers. - Marty Rubin
Distance sometimes lets you know who is worth keeping, and who is worth letting go. - Lana Del Rey
As any distance we take from things give us an outside perspective, so does taking a geographical distance—offering us a new vantage point over our lives. - lauren klarfeld
If the people like a person’s face online but not what he says honestly, then it is better he stays away from them; and if he still enjoys it, then it is better they always keep a safe distance from him. - Anuj Somany
Creation, in all its forms, is where I find beauty. If I could travel as far outward as I have inward, I would know with the utmost conviction that distance does not exist. - L.A. Rosenberg
No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth. - Robert Southey
They couldn't hit an elephant at this distance.
It is easy to be brave from a safe distance. - Aesop
Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time. - Steven Wright
The distance to the corner shops of childhood becomes unfathomable, immeasurable; the candy bars have changed. And change has changed. - Ilse Aichinger
of all the weapons of destruction that man could invent, the most terrible-and the most powerful-was the word. Daggers and spears left traces of blood; arrows could be seen at a distance. Poisons were detected in the end and avoided. But the word managed to destroy without leaving clues. - Paulo Coelho
TELEPHONE n. An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance. - Ambrose Bierce
Putting heart & soul & contributing to what you are good at... is only for that movement. All is forgotten & people sitting far a distance knowingly wouldn't accept the same. Ultimately we make no difference & ground zero reality is never taken into account. - Stephen Manoharan
Terus saja merajut mimpi dengan ilusi-ilusi yang tidak pernah pasti. Tapi, tidak di iringi oleh aksi-aksi yang berarti. Ketahuilah "The distance between dreams and reality is called actions - Alfisy0107
We distance ourselves for protection,Wear scarves when it’s cold. What seems most outlandish in our autobiography Is what really happened. - Steve Abbott
We may go to the moon, but that's not very far. The greatest distance we have to cover still lies within us. - Charles de Gaulle
Long distance relationship is like a dream,It can be SWEET,It can be SADandIt can also be a NIGHTMARE. - Bradley B. Dalina
Faith is like radar that sees through the fog -- the reality of things at a distance that the human eye cannot see. - Corrie ten Boom
In reality, we live in everyone. I live in you. You live in me. There is no gap, no distance. We all are eternally one. - Amit Ray
The distance between what you know and don't is your mission.The distance between what you do and should is your task.The distance between what you say and ought is your responsibility.The distance between who you are and should be is your assignment. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The attractive power of love is intensified proportional to the intensity of thoughts, perception of duration, and the perceived distance. - Debasish Mridha
Perimeter is not meaning, but it changes meaning,/as wit increases distance, and compassion erodes it. - Jane Hirshfield
Laughter gives us distance. It allows us to step back from an event, deal with it and then move on. - Bob Newhart
The shortest distance between two points is not a very interesting journey.
Distance lasts a day. But reality lasts a lifetime. - Dr. Laura Schlessinger
Time is a curious thing. When you have it before you, it's something you take for granted and it moves slowly. Then, as you get older, it accelerates. When I look back, it seems such a long distance travelled, so long ago, so dream-like. - Bernard Sumner
Friendship is a special kind of love. More than endless, more than true. When friends parted ways no matter the distance, expect them to keep coming back to you. - John K.
The greater your love, the shorter the distance to the divine. - Matshona Dhliwayo
But instability like mine needs considerable distance to pass for mere quirkiness. - Terri Cheney
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
Distance is meaningless, as is time, when minds and souls intertwine.-Gerome in CHANGELING- - Vaun Murphrey
The distance between you and everyone is love. - Debasish Mridha
I live for those who love me, for those who know me true; for the heaven that smiles above me and awaits my spirit too. For the cause that lacks assistance, for the wrong that needs resistance, for the future in the distance, and the good that I can do. - George Linnaeus Banks
The distance of a voice, is only a short time away from touch. - Anthony Liccione
Time & distance does wonders for healing & rejuvenating your soul. - April Mae Monterrosa
Distance starts in hearts,confirms in mind & actions from tongue.... - Adil Adam Memon
You can kill people with sound. And if you can kill, then maybe there is also the sound that is opposite of killing. And the distance between these two points is very big. And you are free--you can choose. In art everything is possible, but everything is not necessary. - Arvo Pärt
The disadvantage of not being together at same place, not meeting each other personally, not able to talk with each other eye into eye, not able to feel each others touch; makes it difficult for a Long Distance Relationship to work. - Abhijeet Sawant
One should always maintain a safe distance from the people who like a person’s online post but refrain to do so the same for the same post on others social media account UNDER IDENTICAL CONDITION. - Anuj Somany
I've never believed in measuring one's worth by the size of his or her bank account. I prefer to look at distance traveled. - Dan Rather
Laughter is the shortest distance between two people. - Victor Borge
The volume of twaddle from critics is directly proportional to the distance you keep from them. There is always room to spread your wings when you fly solo. - J.N. Race
There's no secret on how to attain a greater height, just keep climbing the ladder, don't look at the dreadful distance, lock up that negative thoughts today, and fulfil your dreams. - Michael Bassey Johnson
In science, work (W) is done when force (F) move a body through a distance (D). It is the same with our every day affairs. When you don't progress, no work is done irrespective of the force (power) you have - Israelmore Ayivor
Perhaps that's why they had been so happy to learn a new tongue in the first place : the self consciousness of it, the effort of it, the grammar of it, pulled you up; a new language provided distance and kept the heart intact. - Kiran Desai
Distance lends enchantment to the view. - Mark Twain
We sometimes laugh from ear to ear, but it would be impossible for a smile to be wider than the distance between our eyes.
Distance is an outer phenomenon. In the inner world, everything is connected with love. - Debasish Mridha
Sometimes we must forge distance to gauge clarity in our vision and perception. - Aisha Mirza
The shortest distance between two people is a smile. - Victor Borge
I'm impressed when men go the distance to show they give a damn. That says nothing about the woman and everything about the man. - Donna Lynn Hope
I covet solitude and storms…and rain, with its geography of dark silence and distance - John J. Geddes
What separates man from animal is not the things we build or the ideas we stand behind. Its our ability to kill from a distance that makes us different - Peyton J Glenn
...beauty is a spark which flares up when two ages meet across the distance of time,...beauty is a clean sweep of chronology, a rebellion against time. - Milan Kundera
Distance does not define your destination; it is defined by your thoughts. - Debasish Mridha
A story is the shortest distance between being a stranger and being a friend. - Paul Smith
Belief that we know all & we are always right Leads to distance & silenceKeep learning & Keep Expressing.... - Adil Adam Memon
the great mountain when seen from a distance shall always seem closer to us but to get to it, and to climb to its apex to get the best view, we may need to take and experience the real walk with resilience and tenacity. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
If you can capture a woman's imagination, then you will have her. But imagination is a strange creature. It needs time and distance to function properly. - Kathleen Tessaro
Time doesn't heal all wounds, only distance can lessen the sting of them. - Shannon L. Alder
The less you obey the Word of God, the more you distance yourself from God in the spiritual realm - Sunday Adelaja
Lack of communication can drive a spike between two people wider than any physical distance. - Mark W. Boyer
All know that they must die; but many are deceived by picturing to themselves death at such a distance as if it could never come near them. - Alfonso Maria de Liguori
Whether it is your body, your mind, or the world the idea of keeping a distance from it is to have a better perspective of everything. - Sadghuru
The greater your wisdom, the shorter the distance to success. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Sometimes you have to love people from a distance and give them the space and time to get their minds right before you let them back into your life. - Robert Tew
Once the realization is accepted that even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue, a wonderful living side by side can grow, if they succeed in loving the distance between them which makes it possible for each to see the other whole against the sky. - Rainer Maria Rilke
The blue distance, the mysterious Heavens, the example of birds and insects flying everywhere —are always beckoning Humanity to rise into the air. - Konstantin Tsiolkovsky
A mirror creates the illusion of distance which makes the client feel more comfortable as he or she shares deep, personal details with their stylist. - StacyK
There's a hell of a distance between wise-cracking and wit. Wit has truth in it; wise-cracking is simply calisthenics with words."[Interview, The Paris Review, Summer 1956] - Dorothy Parker
Time laughs in the distance as I cling to the belief memories of you will fade. - Raine Cooper
Distance is not a gulf but a bridge between lovers. - Marty Rubin
You never give such relationships a thought, To give a thought, to take a thought is a function of dissociation, distance. You can't exercise memory until you've removed yourself from memory's source. - Joyce Carol Oates
The roses, the lovely notes, the dining and dancing are all welcome and splendid. But when the Godiva is gone, the gift of real love is having someone who'll go the distance with you. Someone who, when the wedding day limo breaks down, is willing to share a seat on the bus. - Oprah Winfrey
When you are seeking love, from the distance, in silence, love is attracting you. - Debasish Mridha
Distance unites missing beats of two hearts in love - Munia Khan
Viewed from a distance, everything is beautiful. - Tacitus
He tells me to hold back the tears and winds me up like a toy, telling me that men don’t cry. He tells me no more because he’s gone and off with his own kids. I see him in the distance, proud and enlivened. He taught me how to cry and how to be strong at the same time. For others. - Joe Cao
Distance reflects the true intensity of the relationship.. Some people come too close & Some forgets that u exist too.. - Vineet Upadhyay
Idealism increases in direct proportion to one's distance from the problem.
Laughter is the closest distance between two people. - Victor Borge
Do not stand at a distance and wave hands. Get closer and hug. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I soon realized that no journey carries one far unless, as it extends into the world around us, it goes an equal distance into the world within. - Lillian E. Smith
He who sits/stands in front of the fire sees more than the flames.. He feels the heat! Too often from a distance others observe the flames only as a source of light. - Lennox D. Lampkin
Do not distance yourself from people who need you most today, because tomorrow you will need them the most. - Gift Gugu Mona
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
Looking back, it made no sense for my college friends and me to distance ourselves from the hard-won achievements of earlier feminists. We should have cheered their efforts. Instead, we lowered our voices, thinking the battle was over, and with this reticence we hurt ourselves. - Sheryl Sandberg
Never underestimate the distance that one simple act of kindness can carry you. - Thurman P. Banks Jr.
The distance doesn't matter; it is only the first step that is difficult. - Mari de Vichy-Chamrond Marquise du Deffand
Correction badly undertaken creates distance. - Kevin Thoman
Fate rolls with laughter in the distance. - Trish Millburn
Patience is inversely proportional to the distance from the front of the queue. - John Day
DISTANCE, n. The only thing that the rich are willing for the poor to call theirs, and keep. - Ambrose Bierce
The man who says he is willing to meet you halfway is usually a poor judge of distance. - Laurence J. Peter
Painting is concerned with all the 10 attributes of sight; which are: Darkness and Light, Solidity and Color, Form and Position, Distance and Propinquity, Motion and Rest. - Leonardo da Vinci
I build boxesand place them at your feet,to measure the distance between dreams and reality. - Jessica Kristie
There was an immeasurable distance between the quick and the dead: they did not seem to belong to the same species; and it was strange to think that but a little while before they had spoken and moved and eaten and laughed. - W. Somerset Maugham
Don't let people drive you crazy when you know it's in walking distance. - Unknown
A smile is the shortest distance between two people. - Victor Borge
You may have the greatest vision, plans or goals as you may term it. You can call it Vison 2020, Vision 2045 or whatever. But remember, not work is done unless a distance is covered! - Israelmore Ayivor
You will never overcome your self righteousness if you continue to believe that God prefers you over other people. The moment you feel entitled is the moment you feel superior and distance yourself from a humble heart that believes God knows what he is doing. - Shannon L. Alder
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance. The wise grows it under his feet. - James Oppenheim
Achieving a goal is important, but what is more important is the distance that you have to travel with its ups and downs, fears and failures. - Debasish Mridha
The very least you can do in your life is to figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance, but live right in it, under its roof. - Shannon L. Alder
Have you ever stopped to realize the disrespect that is afoot in our society? From the White House to God's House, and even Mom's house... Just remember that disrespect creates distance. How far have we strayed from home? - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
You have just dined, and however scrupulously the slaughterhouse is concealed in the graceful distance of miles, there is complicity. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Whatever you do in your life, always go the distance. - Ken Norton
The distance between success and your dreams is hard work. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Mars is essentially in the same orbit... Mars is somewhat the same distance from the Sun, which is very important. We have seen pictures where there are canals, we believe, and water. If there is water, that means there is oxygen. If oxygen, that means we can breathe. - Dan Quayle
The air is cold and dusk has descended. In the distance lightning flickers and a far away rumble of thunder awakens my thoughts and makes me remember. - Donna Lynn Hope
If a man makes me keep my distance, the comfort is, he keeps his at the same time. - Jonathan Swift
In truth, I am nothing but a plodding mediocrity please observe, a plodding mediocrity for a mere mediocrity does not go very far, but a plodding one gets quite a distance. There is joy in that success, and a distinction can come from courage, fidelity and industry. - Benjamin N. Cardozo
There's a hell of a distance between wisecracking and wit. Wit has truth in it; wisecracking is simply calisthenics with words.
We are like dwarfs on the shoulders of giants, so that we can see more than they, and things at a great distance, not by virtue of any sight on our part, or any physical distinction, but because we are carried high and raised up by their giant size.
Ironically, the only way to see clearly is to stand at a distance. You might be focused, but that doesn't mean you are seeing correctly. Sometimes, you have you to grab the camera from the idiot taking all the shots in your life because they don't realize the lens is dirty. - Shannon L. Alder
Do not distance yourself from the people who need you most today, because tomorrow you will need them the most. - Gift Gugu Mona
True love is unbounded, unmitigated, and lasts forever. It never diminishes with time and distance. - Debasish Mridha
No separation of distance; no separation of time; no separation of any kind need lessen compassion. - Zechariah Barrett
Sometimes, inflexibility creates a callus, scarring over all the bitterness and disappointment improperly, and there is no honest way to break that silence or that infinite distance, not even in death, not even in memory. - Víctor del Árbol
We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there thats needs to be done. - Alan Turing
Sometimes you have to keep a considerable amount of distance with people; Let them stay on the outside, looking in.. - Andrea L'Artiste
Sometimes you just need to distance yourself from people. If they care, they'll notice. If they don't, you know where you stand. - Ziad K. Abdelnour
Can you feel it? I asked her...my heart beating so hard, so strong that wants to get out of my chest, and travel trough the distance just to feel your heart beating so close to join on a single rhythm. - Elkin Salcedo
Don't go the distance trying to fit in the crowd and be accepted by others. Accept and respect yourself first. Loving thyself also goes with this."-Elizabeth's Quotes - Elizabeth E. Castillo
The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success. - Bruce Feirstein
To win the hearts of beautiful creatures, your stories must always be told with a joyful face, full of sweetness and love, seen at a distance with kindness. - Auliq Ice
Love has no distance or barrier, it's instantaneous. - Debasish Mridha
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