An inch of time cannot be bought with an inch of gold.
— Chinese Proverbs

By the yard, life is hard. By the inch, it's a cinch.
American Proverbs inches quote

People who think by the inch and talk by the yard deserve to be kicked by the foot.
— Anonymous

To me every hour of the light and dark is a miracle. Every cubic inch of space is a miracle.
— Walt Whitman

Give a critic an inch, he'll write a play.
— inches quotation by John Steinbeck