Quotation Explorer - 'Yard'

I don't visit my parents often because Delta Airlines won't wait in the yard while I run in.
Many call it the 1000 yard stare and can't realize the pain when PTSD takes us there - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Inch by inch it's all a cinch, by the yard it's hard. Go for it -- no matter how slow or long the process seems at first. - Mardi Ballou
It's frustrating to witness how popular Fairtrade bananas, coffee and tea have become with shoppers and supermarkets while plenty of unfair trade goes on, largely unnoticed, in our own back yard. - Rose Prince
I say, "You a kind girl," and she nod, repeat it back to me. But before I can do another one, she get up and chase that poor dog around the yard and laugh and that's when I get to wondering, what would happen if I told her she something good, ever day? - Kathyrn Stockett
If you stand a Yard away from God Today, you will see your kids standing a Mile away from God Tomorrow. - Santosh Thankachan
Mile by mile, it's a trial; yard by yard, it's hard; but inch by inch, it's a cinch. - Gabrielle Giffords
Metric is definitely communist. One monetary system, one language, one weight and measurement system, one world - all communist! We know the West was won by the inch, foot, yard, and mile.
Being born in a duck yard does not matter, if only you are hatched from a swan's egg. - Hans Christian Andersen
For their holidays: the rich’s kids travel the world; the poor’s kids roam around their grandparents’ yard. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
We never plant trees in other people's yard and hope them to grow. We plant them in ours, water them and take care of them. We should do the same with our lives. Never lay it on others. - Saru Singhal
You may not have the greenest yard, but you can take the shit you're given and fertilize your grass into something beautiful! - L.M. Fields
He who thinks by the inch and talks by the yard deserves to be kicked by the foot. - Unknown
In a patriarchal society, one of the most important functions of the institution of the family is to make feel like a somebody whenever he is in his own yard a man who is a nobody whenever he is in his employer’s yard. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Whether it is big or small, the size of a poor man’s yard incessantly reminds him that he is poor. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Some want to live within the soundOf church or chapel bell;I want to run a rescue shop,Within a yard of hell. - C.T. Studd
After that, he tried to go upstairs through the broom cupboard, and then the yard. This seemed to puzzle him a little. But finally he discovered the stairs, all except the bottom on, and fell up them on his face. The whole castle shook. - Diana Wynne Jones
OPIATE, n. An unlocked door in the prison of Identity. It leads into the jail yard. - Ambrose Bierce
How much living have you done?From it the patterns that you weaveAre imaged:Your own life is your totem pole,Your yard of cloth,Your living.How much loving have you done?How full and free your giving?For living is but lovingAnd loving only giving. - Georgia Douglas Johnson
Finishing a book is just like you took a child out in the back yard and shot it. - Truman Capote
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