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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
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
The human voice can never reach the distance that is covered by the still small voice of conscience.
Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time.
Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes.
Henry David Thoreau
Love knows not distance; it hath no continent; its eyes are for the stars.
There is an immeasurable distance between late and too late.
For time is the longest distance between two places.
Our main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at hand.
One sees qualities at a distance and defects at close range.
We talk about heaven being so far away. It is within speaking distance to those who belong there. Heaven is a prepared place for a prepared people.
Dwight L. Moody
A thing is mighty big when time and distance cannot shrink it.
Zora Neale Hurston
Somewhere we know that without silence words lose their meaning, that without listening speaking no longer heals, that without distance closeness cannot cure.
Telephone, n. An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance.
Fill the unforgiving minute with sixty seconds worth of distance run.
No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth.
A civilization is a heritage of beliefs, customs, and knowledge slowly accumulated in the course of centuries, elements difficult at times to justify by logic, but justifying themselves as paths when they lead somewhere, since they open up for man his inner distance.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Time is the longest distance between two places.
Do more than is required. What is the distance between someone who achieves their goals consistently and those who spend their lives and careers merely following? The extra mile.
Gary Ryan Blair
Opinion is like a pendulum and obeys the same law. If it goes past the centre of gravity on one side, it must go a like distance on the other; and it is only after a certain time that it finds the true point at which it can remain at rest.
There are goods so opposed that we cannot seize both, but, by too much prudence, may pass between them at too great a distance to reach either.
Laughter gives us distance. It allows us to step back from an event, deal with it and then move on.
Life is like a landscape. You live in the midst of it but can describe it only from the vantage point of distance.
Age, like distance lends a double charm.
The Russians imitate French ways, but always at a distance of fifty years.
Distance not only gives nostalgia, but perspective, and maybe objectivity.
Morality without religion is only a kind of dead reckoning - an endeavor to find our place on a cloudy sea by measuring the distance we have run, but without any observation of the heavenly bodies.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
American stuntmen are smart - they think about safety. When they do a jump in a car, they calculate everything: the speed, the distance... But in Hong Kong, we don't know how to count. Everything we do is a guess. If you've got the guts, you do it. All of my stuntmen have gotten hurt.
Breaking up is just hard, even if you're the one breaking up. It's not fun. It can be dramatic and complicated. And then you get a little distance and you think, why did it have to be so complicated and dramatic?
Distance does not decide who is your brother and who is not. The church is going to have to become the conscience of the free market if it's to have any meaning in this world - and stop being its apologist.
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