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Victory is won not in miles but in inches. Win a little now, hold your ground, and later, win a little more.
Don't pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches.
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.
My view of life is, 'If you're going to miss Heaven, why miss it by two inches? Miss it!
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.
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.
Once I had asked God for one or two extra inches in height, but instead, he made me as tall as the sky, so high that I could not measure myself... By giving me this height to reach people, he has also given me great responsibilities.
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'm not overweight. I'm just nine inches too short.
I'm a whopping 5 foot 4 inches tall. I'm not going to get any taller.
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.
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 only a game, a game of inches and a lot of luck. During a time of all-out war, sports are very insignificant.
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.
What did I do in high school? I grew from 5 feet 4 inches to 6 feet 2 inches.
You won't often find me in a pair of killer heels: my heel height doesn't rise above two and a half inches, as I would just fall over!
Back when I was a professional model-maker at Industrial Light & Magic, my specialty was hard-edged construction - spaceships, miniature sets, and architectural stuff. These objects were sometimes just 12 inches across yet needed enough detail to fill a movie screen.
Your calves, biceps and neck should always be the same size in inches. Mine are 16 inches - anything bigger or smaller and you know you're going wrong! Most men ignore working out the legs and glutes, not realising that they are the pillars of our core.
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.
The eldest and biggest of the litter was a dog cub, and when he drew his first breath he was less than five inches long from his nose to where his tail joined his back-bone.
With two people and luggage on board she draws four inches of water. Two canoe paddles will move her along at a speed reasonable enough in moderate currents.
C. S. Forester
Americans enjoy uniformity in a way that the British don't; they wanted everybody of a sort of nice chorus line height and here I was, this person who was a good three inches taller than anyone else on the end of the line.
Fifty thousand dollars' worth of cabinets isn't going to make you a better cook; cooking is going to make you a better cook. At the end of the day, you can slice a mushroom in about three inches of space, and you can carve a chicken in a foot and a half. So it doesn't matter how big the kitchen is.
I have no trouble with the twelve inches between my elbow and my palm. It's the seven inches between my ears that's bent.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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