Quotation Explorer - 'Miles'

The solution is so obvious, but for so many of us we would travel a hundred miles out of the way to avoid it, gather a thousand opinions on the way and take a pit stop in fear to check our map before we proceed through hell. Heaven was always a direct flight with no layovers. - Shannon L. Alder
If the 'Journey of 1000 miles begins with a single step' - that is prescribed to - ALIGN - Priyavrat Thareja
Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil, and you're a thousand miles from the corn field. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
Don't get me wrong: I love nuclear energy! It's just that I prefer fusion to fission. And it just so happens that there's an enormous fusion reactor safely banked a few million miles from us. It delivers more than we could ever use in just about 8 minutes. And it's wireless! - William McDonough
We read to under­stand our intu­ition of the world, to dis­cover that some­one a thou­sand miles and years away has put into words our most inti­mate desires and our most secret fears. Reading is a col­lab­o­ra­tive act. - Alberto Manguel
Men read maps better than women because only men can understand the concept of an inch equaling a hundred miles. - Roseanne Barr
The Duke of Dunstable had one-way pockets. He would walk ten miles in the snow to chisel an orphan out of tuppence. - P.G. Wodehouse
Is it a fact or have I dreamt it that, by means of electricity, the world of matter has become a great nerve, vibrating thousands of miles in a breathless point of time? - Nathaniel Hawthorne
Skiing consists of wearing $3,000 worth of clothes and equipment and driving 200 miles in the snow in order to stand around at a bar and drink. - P. J. O'Rourke
The woods are lovely, dark, and deep, But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep, And miles to go before I sleep. - Robert Frost
Light yourself on fire with passion and people will come from miles to watch you burn. - John Wesley
What matters is not how many miles you run… What matters is whether you are having Fun! - - RVM
Wadsworth MoorWhere the millstone of skyGrinds light and shadow so purple-fineAnd has ground it so longGrinding the skin off the earthEarth bleeds her raw true darknessA land naked now as a woundThat the sun swabs and dabsWhere the miles of agony are numbnessAnd harebell and heather a euphoria - Ted Hughes
You have just dined, and however scrupulously the slaughterhouse is concealed in the graceful distance of miles, there is complicity. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Some songs can make you to travel a million miles inside your head - Pradeepa Pandiyan
Can miles truly separate you from friends... If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there? - Richard Bach
You can kiss your family and friends good-bye and put miles between you, but at the same time you carry them with you in your heart, your mind, your stomach, because you do not just live in a world but a world lives in you. - Frederick Buechner
We can taste what's in our mouths, touch what's within our reach, smell within hundreds of metres and hear within tens of miles. But it's only through our vision that we are in communication with the sun and stars. - Gavin Francis
My daddy has a chain five miles long, on each link a heart for a lover he has lost. - Dolly Parton
When I reached 70, the doc said I should try walking 5 miles a day. At 72, I'm still trying to find my way home ☺️ - Jacqueline Creek
-to me, the future doesn't seem real. It's just this magical place where I can put my responsibilities so that I don't have to be scared while hurtling toward failure at eight hundred miles per hour. - Allie Brosh
If the automobile had followed the same development cyclee as the computer, a Rolls-Royce would today cost $100, get a million miles per gallon, and explode once a year, killing everyone inside." - Robert X. Cringely
Going to work for a large company is like getting on a train - Are you going sixty miles an hour or is the train going sixty miles an hour and you're just sitting still? - J. Paul Getty
No one wants to die or even plans to die, at least not when you are young and living life on top of everything, stepping on gold, running the miles with hot chicks on tow, but even if I wasn’t a rock star, and just a normal civilian, I still wouldn’t plan to die young. Death is so boring. - Sofea Shah
The details of my thoughts bled into thin pieces of paper, spread across miles to touch hearts of the people; who've lost their truest homes- themselves. - Nikki Rowe
A lillion miles of journey starts with a foot stamp - oladosu feyikogbon
Brass bands are all very well in their place - outdoors and several miles away. - Sir Thomas Beecham
If you run a hundred miles in your heart, you are ready to run a hundred miles on your feet. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The distant soul can shake the distant friend's soul and make the longing felt, over untold miles. - John Masefield
Love builds bridges between two hearts when lovers are thousands of miles apart. - Debasish Mridha
Durante centenares de miles de años, el hombre luchó para abrirse un lugar en la naturaleza. Por primera vez en la historia de nuestra especie, la situación se ha invertido y hoy es indispensable hacerle un lugar a la naturaleza en el mundo del hombre. - Santiago Kovadloff
How many miles to Babylon?Three score and ten!Can I get there by candle light?Yes, and back again! - E.Nesbit
I can see clouds a thousand miles away, hear ancient music in the pines. - Ikkyu
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. LaoTzu. Just make sure that you step in the right direction. - Lao Tzu
You can go a hundred miles a second Don't have to drive no lousy cab Got everything you want and more man And the King picks up the tab You walk around on streets of gold all day And you never have to listen To what these customers say and I know... - Marc Cohn
With my love, I am touching your heart, even though we are a thousand miles apart. - Debasish Mridha
But here, two thousand miles from home, there was a real shipwreck, a real hope. A choice big enough to change our lives forever. - Gordon Korman
A railroad station? That was sort of a primitive airport, only you didn't have to take a cab 20 miles out of town to reach it. - Russell Baker
My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the hell she is. - Ellen DeGeneres
A journey of 1000 miles starts with asking God for guidance & protection... 'a single step' is secondary! - Mwirigi LG
The Screamingflashed me back to a timewhen mom and dad were still togetherif you could call miles apart together. - Ellen Hopkins
A rose that blooms in the desert has the privilege of being the only flower for miles. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Watch your step. - Lao Tzu
Better to live under one tyrant a thousand miles away, than a thousand tyrants one mile away. - Daniel Bliss
The yardstick that we frequently use to determine if something can be restored is based on the handful of inches that we bring to the process, when God shows up with an infinite amount of miles. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
From out there on the moon, international politics looks so petty. You want to grab a politician by the scruff of the neck, drag him a quarter of a million miles out, and say, 'Look at that, you son of a bitch. - Ed Mitchell
Everything is old, here. We are old - the Masters.""You're not," Irian said. She thought him between thirty and forty[...]"But I came far. Miles can be years. - Ursula K. Le Guin
See men for miles around give nature what she needs,rivers and rivers and rivers of it. You exhale with perfecthappiness. Nature turned you down in high school. Now you can come in her eye. - Patricia Lockwood
I suppose because I grew up a thousand miles from the sea and missed the great age of passenger liners, I have always been subject to a romantic longing for ocean travel. - Bill Bryson
You can think of your body in two ways: 1. As mechanical, like an automobile worth only so many miles or 2. As a living breathing energetic vessel manifested from spirit. Either way will greatly effect the length and quality of your life. Choose wisely. - Gary Hopkins
Love is an attraction. It draws one person to another even though they are a thousand miles apart. - Debasish Mridha
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." . "Just try to make sure that you step in the right direction. - Lao Tzu
From my mother's sleep I fell into the State,And I hunched in its belly till my wet fur froze.Six miles from earth, loosed from the dream of life,I woke to black flak and the nightmare fighters.When I died they washed me out of the turret with a hose. - Randall Jarrell
The chandelier's teardrop crystals twinkled above them like stars. It was easy to imagine that they were miles away from London, and that only the two of them existed. - Anna Bennett
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." . "Just try to ensure that you step in the right direction." SB - Lao Tzu
Smell is a potent wizard that transports you across thousand of miles and all the years you have lived. - Helen Keller
We've sent a man to the moon, and that's 290,000 miles away. The center of the Earth is only 4,000 miles away. You could drive that in a week, but for some reason nobody's ever done it. - Andy Rooney
And miles to go before I sleep, And miles to go before I sleep. - Robert Frost
The path to heaven runs through miles of clouded hell. - Imagine Dragons
If I were dropped out of a plane into the ocean and told the nearest land was a thousand miles away, I'd still swim. And I'd despise the one who gave up. - Abraham H. Maslow
Who told you that your journey is a thousand miles? - John Lomacang
A cannonball travels only two thousand miles an hour; light travels two hundred thousand miles a second. Such is the superiority of Jesus Christ over Napoleon. - Victor Hugo
The 2 prime movers in the Universe are Time and Luck.As the tag line of my favorite dirty joke would have it: "Keep your hat on. We could wind up miles from here. - Kurt Vonnegut
MEANDER, n. To proceed sinuously and aimlessly. The word is the ancient name of a river about one hundred and fifty miles south of Troy, which turned and twisted in the effort to get out of hearing when the Greeks and Trojans boasted of their prowess. - Ambrose Bierce
Ho! Ho! Ho! To the bottle I goTo heal my heart and drown my woeRain may fall, and wind may blowAnd many miles be still to goBut under a tall tree will I lieAnd let the clouds go sailing by - J.R.R. Tolkien
Its never the miles of traveling that counts,its what you have done along the way - Narjit Singh
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step unless you missed it. - Ashwin Sanghi
There is no telling how many miles you will have to run while chasing a dream. -- Author unknown - Shelley K. Wall
If the automobile had followed the same development cycle as the computer, a Rolls-Royce would today cost $100, get a million miles per gallon, and explode once a year, killing everyone inside. - Robert X. Cringely
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. - Lao Tzu
Someone told me the delightful story of the crusader who put a chastity belt on his wife and gave the key to his best friend for safekeeping, in case of his death. He had ridden only a few miles away when his friend, riding hard, caught up with him, saying 'You gave me the wrong key! - Anaïs Nin
Except a living man there is nothing more wonderful than a book! A message from the dead - from human souls we never saw, who lived, perhaps, thousands of miles away. And yet these, in those little sheets of paper, speak to us, arouse us, terrify us, comfort us, open their hearts to us as brothers. - Charles Kingsley
No matter how many miles I move away, my love will always remain within the boundary of your heartLines from Love Vs Destiny... - Atul Purohit
He who hesitates is not only lost, but miles from the next exit. - Unknown
Extra miles, extensive preparation and exhaustive efforts usually show astonishing results. - Roopleen
A journey is best measured in friends rather than miles. - Tim Cahill
What one learns in a classroom is just a very small part of learning process . The real learning starts when one crosses borders and travels miles for the real knowledge. - vivek sahni
Do you know what you get when you try to escape? When you drive for miles in a deserted city or swim for hours in a shoreless sea? You get yourself. - Kamand Kojouri
A self-balancing, 28-jointed adaptor-based biped; an electro-chemical reduction plant, integral with segregated stowages of special energy extracts in storage batteries, for subsequent actuation of thousands of hydraulic and pneumatic pumps, with motors attached; 62,000 miles of capillaries.... - R. Buckminster Fuller
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. - Lao-tzu
A garden, you know, is a very usual refuge of a disappointed politician. Accordingly, I have purchased a few acres about nine miles from town, have built a house, and am cultivating a garden. - Alexander Hamilton
My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the heck she is. - Ellen DeGeneres
It was one of those days when I was thinking too much, too fast. Only it was more like the thoughts had a mind of their own and going all by themselves at a hundred miles a second, and I was just sitting back, feeling the growing paranoia inside of me. - Sasha Mizaree
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