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As a black person in America, I am twice as likely as a white person to live in an area where air pollution poses the greatest risk to my health. I am five times more likely to live within walking distance of a power plant or chemical facility - which I do.
A perfect run has nothing to do with distance. It's when your stride feels comfortable.
Our main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at hand.
There is no object so large but that at a great distance from the eye it does not appear smaller than a smaller object near.
Leonardo da Vinci
One sees qualities at a distance and defects at close range.
Age, like distance lends a double charm.
Telephone, n. An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance.
The man who says he is willing to meet you halfway is usually a poor judge of distance.
Laurence J. Peter
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.
We humans are hard to deal with. We are a loud, complex and demanding bunch. Often, we are best dealt with from a safe distance and for only brief periods of time. This could be why a lot of marriages fail.
I wonder if it is Australia's great distance from more populated land masses that allows its inhabitants to be left to their own devices, to be incredibly creative and, at times, to be wonderfully weird.
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
When I was about 12, I had my first paying gig - 8 dollars to play rhythm guitar in a polka band. Pretty soon, I ended up playing in all the bars within driving distance of Abbott, Texas.
I think about myself as like an ocean liner that's been going full speed for a long distance, and the captain pulls the throttle back all the way to 'stop,' but the ship doesn't stop immediately, does it? It has its own momentum and it keeps on going, and I'm very flattered that people are still finding me useful.
Vanity can apply to both insecurity and egotism. So I distance myself, because I feel everything.
Ships at a distance have every man's wish on board.
Zora Neale Hurston
Laughter gives us distance. It allows us to step back from an event, deal with it and then move on.
Jesus is the inspiration for anyone to go the distance.
The Russians imitate French ways, but always at a distance of fifty years.
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.
It's easy to demonize from a distance.
Reduce the layers of management. They put distance between the top of an organization and the customers.
Estrangement shows itself precisely in the elimination of distance between people.
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?
Authority doesn't work without prestige, or prestige without distance.
Charles de Gaulle
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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