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Don't pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches.
The average pencil is seven inches long, with just a half-inch eraser - in case you thought optimism was dead.
Victory is won not in miles but in inches. Win a little now, hold your ground, and later, win a little more.
They that die by famine die by inches.
You can't reason yourself back into cheerfulness any more than you can reason yourself into an extra six inches in height.
I'm not overweight. I'm just nine inches too short.
For a while there, I was a stringer. The expression comes from the old habit of stringing together the column inches that you had written. They'd measure it and pay you 10 cents an inch for your printed copy.
I don't care who you are, you're going to choke in certain matches. You get to a point where your legs don't move and you can't take a deep breath. You start to hit the ball about a yard wide, instead of inches.
On my income tax 1040 it says 'Check this box if you are blind.' I wanted to put a check mark about three inches away.
What was called extreme 20 years ago definitely isn't extreme anymore. When I started, I remember people saying, 'Oh my God, I can't walk in that!' It was like, three inches - they look like kitten heels now.
When I get off the plane in England I always feel about two inches shorter.
A few words about Sarah Palin: She is one of the most fascinating women I have ever met. She crackles with energy like a live electrical wire and on first meeting gets about three inches from your face.
If you have two steaks, one that's an inch thick, one that's 2 inches thick, how much longer does the thicker one need to cook? It's four times as long. It goes roughly like the square. How come cookbooks don't tell you that?
What did I do in high school? I grew from 5 feet 4 inches to 6 feet 2 inches.
Although the French were very friendly and helpful. On one location we were to film at the top of the Eiffel Tower but we couldn't, as it was so misty with four inches of snow on the ground. We couldn't see a thing but we finally got it done.
I love watching Anthony Kim play, but I'm not a fan of the way he grips down a good two inches on his full-swing shots. Choking down lightens the club's swingweight and effectively makes the shaft stiffer.
I had these shoes made and 2 to 3 inch lifts inside and the heel was another 2 and half inches. I walked around that way, wherever I could without falling over.
Baseball is only a game, a game of inches and a lot of luck. During a time of all-out war, sports are very insignificant.
Baseball is a spirited race of man against man, reflex against reflex. A game of inches. Every skill is measured. Every heroic, every failing is seen and cheered, or booed. And then becomes a statistic.
Baseball is a game of inches.
I grew six inches in a year.
My view of life is, 'If you're going to miss Heaven, why miss it by two inches? Miss it!
Eighteen months ago I weighed 95kg and had a 40-inch waist. Now the waist is down to 34 inches and I weigh nearly 98kg.
I would say my best feature has to be my legs - they are 41.5 inches long!
Animal hoarding was a dirty secret until hoarders appeared on our TV screens and showed how they are compelled to collect so many dogs, cats or parrots that the animals end up in cages only inches bigger than their own bodies. For life.
The fact is, presidential politics has become a game of inches.
Designing is a lot like a high-wire act - if the tightrope walker is only six inches off the ground, where's the excitement?
I've always been a late bloomer. My body developed late. From ninth to 10th grade, I grew like 3 inches. Just kind of stretched out. I was like 6-1, grew to 6-4 in 10th grade.
On December 17, 1984, I had surgery to remove two inches of my left lung due to pneumonia. After two hours of surgery the doctors told my mother I had AIDS.
When I grew up there wasn't air-conditioning or anything of that nature, and this old car had a wall thickness of about ten inches. So we had a little warmer house in the winter and a little cooler in the summer.
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