125 Miles Away Quotes To Inspire You

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The Most Famous Miles Away Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Can miles truly separate us from friends? If we want to be with someone we love, aren't we already there? — Richard Bach

Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes. — Henry David Thoreau

If one is far away, one also gets far from the heart. — Turkish Proverbs

I am too far away from what I love and my distance is without remedy. — Albert Camus

The friends of the unfortunate live a long way off. — Seneca

Distance has the same effect on the mind as on the eye. — Samuel Johnson

A journey of a thousand miles starts in front of your feet. A tower nine stories high is built from a small heap of earth. A journey of a thousand miles starts in front of your feet. — Lao Tzu

If you get far enough away you'll be on your way back home. — Tom Waits

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Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one. — Japanese Proverbs

Distance is a great promoter of admiration! — Denis Diderot

Short Miles Away Quotes

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  • The sun is the only safe nuclear reactor, situated as it is some ninety-three million miles away. — Stephanie Mills
  • What is told into the ear of a man is often heard a hundred miles away. — Chinese Proverbs
  • Why does the U.S. care which flag will be hoisted on a small piece of land thousands of miles away? — Ron Paul
  • If I could start again, a million miles away, I would keep myself, I would find a way. — Trent Reznor
  • Many miles away there's a shadow on the door of a cottage on the Shore of a dark Scottish lake. — Sting
  • Many miles away there's a shadow on the door of a cottage on the Shore of a dark Scottish lake. — Walter Scott
  • Brass bands are all very well in their place - outdoors and several miles away. — Thomas Beecham
  • Oh, I can spot a phoney a mile away. — Dolly Parton
  • Kids can spot a phony a mile away. — Fred Rogers
  • Charlie …" Silena’s eyes were a million miles away. "See Charlie. — Rick Riordan

Miles Away Image Quotes

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Miles away quote Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your p
Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your peace of mind, self respect, values, morals and self worth.

A Million Miles Away Quotes

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The fact that we live at the bottom of a deep gravity well, on the surface of a gas covered planet going around a nuclear fireball 90 million miles away and think this to be normal is obviously some indication of how skewed our perspective tends to be. — Douglas Adams

My grandmother and I followed my mother here, to a house a block north of Hollywood Boulevard but a million miles away from Hollywood, if you know what I mean. We would hang out behind the ropes and look at the movie stars arriving at the premieres. — Carol Burnett

Where are you originally from?” “The planet Lorien, three hundred million miles away.” “Must have been a long trip, John Smith.” “Took almost a year. Next time I’m bringing a book. — Pittacus Lore

Miles away quote Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it.
Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass away.

Out there in the spotlight you're a million miles away and every ounce of energy you try to give away as the sweat pours out your body like the music that you play. — Jon English

I'm a million miles away, and at the same time I'm right here in your picture frame. — Jimi Hendrix

You cannot underestimate the sharpness of people’s BS radar. They can spot a soulless, bureaucratic tactic a million miles away. — Gary Vaynerchuk

Miles away quote One of the most important decisions you'll ever face in life is choosing whether
One of the most important decisions you'll ever face in life is choosing whether to walk away or try harder.

Anyway, I'm sure the guy lives a million miles away." "Or he could live right in your backyard. You never know." I nodded, keeping a poker face, even though the idea of Sir Leo living in my backyard was extremely appealing. — Mari Mancusi

You cannot underestimate people's ability to spot a soulless, bureaucratic tactic a million miles away. It's a big reason why so many companies that have dipped a toe in social media waters have failed miserably. — Gary Vaynerchuk

Taking part on this show is a million miles away from my normal acting jobs. — Nikki Sanderson

Silicon Valley is 130 miles from Sacramento, but it might as well be a million miles away given how it operates. — Meg Whitman

Thousand Miles Away Quotes

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If I were dropped out of a plane into the ocean and told the nearest land was a thousand miles away, I'd still swim. And I'd despise the one who gave up. — Abraham Maslow

When your mind is clear and your third eye is open, you can see and know things that are taking place thousands of miles away from you. — Frederick Lenz

Sittin' here resting my bones, this loneliness won't leave me alone. Two thousand miles I roam, just to make this dock my home. I'm just gon' sit at the dock of the bay, watching the tide roll away. Sittin' on the dock of the bay, wastin' time. — Otis Redding

Miles away quote A strong person loves, forgives, walks away, lets go, tries again, perseveres...
A strong person loves, forgives, walks away, lets go, tries again, perseveres... No matter what life throws at them.

If there were a mile high mountain of granite, and once every ten-thousand years a bird flew past and brushed it with a feather, by the time that mountain was worn away, a fraction of a second would have passed in the context of eternity — Lois Duncan

Long distance relationships are living proof that love is not just physical. I can feel you next to me even when you're thousands of miles away. Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worst kind of suffering. — Paulo Coelho

I don't see a great difference between someone sending a robot or a drone to bomb people and controlling it on a PlayStation from another country. It's thousands of miles away as opposed to someone in an airplane who is thousands of feet away releasing a bomb. — Gary Oldman

Miles away quote You can't get away from yourself by moving from one place to another.
You can't get away from yourself by moving from one place to another.

In our interdependent world, our neighbors are not only on our street, but can be ten thousand miles away on an island in rising seas. — Achim Steiner

High in the North in a land called Svithjod there is a mountain. It is a hundred miles long and a hundred miles high and once every thousand years a little bird comes to this mountain to sharpen its beak. When the mountain has thus been worn away a single day of eternity will have passed — Hendrik Willem Van Loon

The format of the nightly newscasts is still very much 1981 - "Tremble, onlookers! I am the anchorman and now here is a miracle: a report by satellite from many thousands of miles away. I will return to introduce another one in due course." — Keith Olbermann

Maybe it's important to open up I people- people who are right there with you, not some thousand miles away in another universe. Or maybe it's something else. Maybe I should just settle for not knowing. Maybe it's just good to know that you're not the only one who doesn't know. — Bryan Lee O'Malley

Miles Apart Quotes

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What sets a canoeing expedition apart is that it purifies you more rapidly and inescapably than any other. Travel a thousand miles by train and you are a brute; pedal five hundred on a bicycle and you remain basically a bourgeois; paddle a hundred in a canoe and you are already a child of nature. — Pierre Trudeau

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The trees in Siberia are miles apart, that is why the dogs are so fast. — Bob Hope

We connect through our dreams. Like we could be a thousand miles apart and I'd still know you were there. — Pete Hautman

Miles away quote The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.
The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.

It's weird how me and that insect are miles apart in terms of lifestyle, yet we both like a biscuit. — Karl Pilkington

Stations were built at intervals averaging fifteen miles apart. A rider's route covered three stations, with an exchange of horses at each, so that he was expected at the beginning to cover close to forty-five miles - a good ride when one must average fifteen miles an hour. — Buffalo Bill

I ran three miles, staggered into the lobby, and took the elevator back to my apartment. No point to overdoing this exercise junk. --Stephanie Plum — Janet Evanovich

People with yuan fen are destined to like one another; Friendship develops even if a thousand miles apart. But should yuan fen be absent between two individuals, They will remain strangers despite sitting face-to-face — Adeline Yen Mah

Beside every great success are the seeds of enormous failure. In every failure, there's the opportunity seeds of great success. They're not miles apart. So if they're that close together, and if you're really working, you're always gonna have that likelihood that something's not going to work. — Peter Guber

I mean she's Cleopatra... shouldn't she and Antony have known better? They were so different..." "Variety is the spice of life" "And from a thousand miles apart" "Absence makes the heart grow fonder — Ally Carter

If the atoms in [a] decimetre cube of lead were all put into a chain side by side the same distance apart as they are in the normal lead, the strings of atoms so formed would reach over six million million miles. — Francis William Aston

Far Away Quotes

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If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. — Henry David Thoreau

A house should not be built so close to another that a chicken from one can lay an egg in the neighbor's yard, nor so far away that a child cannot shout to the yard of his neighbor. — Julius Nyerere

Wisdom leads to unity, but ignorance to separation. So long as God seems to be outside and far away, there is ignorance. But when God is realised within, that is true knowledge. — Ramakrishna

Those are the same stars, and that is the same moon, that look down upon your brothers and sisters, and which they see as they look up to them, though they are ever so far away from us, and each other. — Sojourner Truth

I think the reason we sometimes have the false sense that God is so far away is because that is where we have put him. We have kept him at a distance, and then when we are in need and call on him in prayer, we wonder where he is. He is exactly where we left him. — Ravi Zacharias

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Better do a good deed near at home than go far away to burn incense. — Chinese Proverbs

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing. — Theodore Roosevelt

Never hesitate to go far away, beyond all seas, all frontiers, all countries, all beliefs. — Amin Maalouf

Someday I'll wish upon a star And wake up where the clouds Are far behind me Where troubles melt like lemon drops Away above the chimney tops that's where you'll find me — Eva Cassidy

Though everything else may appear shallow and repulsive, even the smallest task in music is so absorbing, and carries us so far away from town, country, earth, and all worldly things, that it is truly a blessed gift of God. — Felix Mendelssohn

Thousand Miles Quotes

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The journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step. — Chinese Proverbs

Step by step walk the thousand-mile road. — Miyamoto Musashi

Thanksgiving is an emotional holiday. People travel thousands of miles to be with people they only see once a year. And then discover once a year is way too often. — Johnny Carson

Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you're a thousand miles from the corn field. — Dwight D. Eisenhower

According to the ancient Chinese proverb, A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step. — John F. Kennedy

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. — English Proverbs

Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time. — Lyndon B. Johnson

I never found even in my juvenile hours that it was necessary to go a thousand miles in search of themes for moralizing. — Horace Walpole

The day after that wedding night I found that a distance of a thousand miles, abyss and discovery and irremediable metamorphosis, separated me from the day before. — Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. — Lao Tzu

Far Distance Quotes

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Success isn't how far you got, but the distance you traveled from where you started. — Unknown

We may go to the moon, but that' s not very far. The greatest distance we have to cover still lies within us. — Charles De Gaulle

Remember how far you've come, not just how far you have to go. You are not where you want to be, but neither are you where you used to be. — Rick Warren

A good neighbour is better than a brother far off. — Danish Proverbs

It's about how you're like a lighthouse, always searching far into the distance. But the thing you're looking for is usually close to you and always has been. That's why you have to look within yourself to find answers instead of searching beyond. — Susane Colasanti

Success isn't how far you got, but the distance you traveled from where you started. — Steve Prefontaine

There is no distance on this earth as far away as yesterday. — Robert Nathan

It is possible that a picture will move far away from Nature and yet find its way back to reality. The faculty of memory, experience at a distance produces pictorial associations. — Paul Klee

God reveals Himself in rearview mirrors. And I've an inkling that there are times when we need to drive a long, long distance, before we can look back and see God's back in the rearview mirror. Maybe sometimes about as far as heaven -- that kind of distance. — Ann Voskamp

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

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Before you judge a man, walk a mile in his shoes. After that who cares?... He's a mile away and you've got his shoes! — Billy Connolly

It is unfortunate when final decisions are made by chieftains headquartered miles away from the front, where they can only guess at conditions and potentialities known only to the captain of the battlefield. — Attila the Hun

I can smell bullshit from a mile away but it's so much harder to detect when it's around you all day. — Dane Cook

Have Tottenham closed the gap on Arsenal? Last time I checked they were still 4 miles and 11 titles away — Arsene Wenger

At its closest point, Japan is 120 miles away from the Eurasian landmass, which is among the reasons why it has never been successfully invaded. The Chinese are some 500 miles away and the Russian forces are usually far away because of the extremely inhospitable climate and sparse population on their eastern shore. — Tim Marshall

Before you criticize a man, walk a mile in his shoes. That way, when you do criticize him, you'll be a mile away and have his shoes. — Steve Martin

In a single breath, more molecules of air will pass through your nose than all the grains of sand on all the world’s beaches – trillions and trillions of them. These little bits of air come from a few feet or several yards away. As they make their way toward you, they’ll twist and spool like the stars in a van Gogh sky, and they’ll keep twisting and spooling and scrolling as they pass into you, traveling at a clip of about five miles per hour. — James Nestor

Moscow, breathing fire like a human volcano with its smoldering lava of passion, ambition and politics, its hurly-burly of meetings and entertainment, Moscow is less than twenty miles away. It's always thirsting for something new, the newest events, the latest sensation. — Svetlana Alliluyeva

I grew up in New Hampshire. My closest neighbor was a mile away. The deer and the raccoons were my friends. So I would spend time walking through the woods, looking for the most beautiful tropical thing that can survive the winter in the woods in New Hampshire. — Steven Tyler

The magic of Bitcoin isn’t the transfer of money to someone 10,000 miles away – it is the transfer of money to someone 10,000 days away. — Michael Saylor

To be seventy years old is like climbing the Alps. You reach a snow-crowned summit, and see behind you the deep valley stretching miles and miles away, and before you other summits higher and whiter, which you may have strength to climb, or may not. Then you sit down and meditate and wonder which it will be. — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I remember one winter, when I was about five or six, I spent three days with another boy, tracking a bobcat that had been sighted in another county fifty miles away, but which I was sure had come into our neighborhood. — Terry Brooks

When your about to criticize someone walk a mile in thier shoes, that way when you criticize them you're a mile away from them and you have their shoes — Ann Brashares

According to Rutgers anthropology professor Robin Fox, 80% of all marriages in history have been between second cousins or closer. The reason for this is that for most of human history, people spent most of their lives in the same five mile radius, and the other people in that same area tended to be immediate and extended family. To get away from their extended family when courting, men would have to walk over five miles away, which after a long day of hunting you just don’t feel like doing. — Tim Urban

I do not believe in genetic causes; I am miles away from there. I believe rather that all people who embrace our [european] values, our laws and our constitution are full members of our society. — Geert Wilders

The view of the Earth from the Moon fascinated me -- a small disk, 240,000 miles away. . . . Raging nationalistic interests, famines, wars, pestilence, don't show from that distance. — Frank Borman

I find brass bands have a melancholy sound. All right out of doors, of course - fifty miles away. Like bagpipes, they turn what had been a dream into a public nuisance. — Thomas Beecham

You and I can turn and look at the silent river and wait. We know the current is there, hidden; and there are comings and goings from miles away that hold the stillness exactly before us. What the river says, that is what I say. — William Stafford

It takes so little, so infinitely little, for a person to cross the border beyond which everything loses meaning: love, convictions, faith, history. Human life -- and herein lies its secret -- takes place in the immediate proximity of that border, even in direct contact with it; it is not miles away, but a fraction of an inch. — Milan Kundera

Do the United States need this? What for? Thousands of miles away from your national territory. Don’t you have anything better to do? You have issues on the border. Issues with migration. Issues with the national debt. More than 33 trillion dollars. You have nothing better to do, so you should fight with Ukraine? Wouldn’t it be better to negotiate with Russia? — Vladimir Putin

I like people. I like watching them. It's just that I'd prefer to do it from a mile away using very powerful binoculars. — Geraldine McCaughrean

Cause I might be naked and lonely Shaking branches for bones But I'm still time zones away From who I was the day before we met You were the first mile Where my heart broke a sweat And I wish you were here I wish you'd never left But mostly I wish you well I wish you my very very best. — Andrea Gibson

There is but one Earth, tiny and fragile, and one must get 100,000 miles away to appreciate fully one's good fortune in living on it. — Michael Collins

I lived in a small town. It was 2,000 people in Canada. A little river that went through it and we swam in the - you know, there was a lot of water around. Niagara Falls was about four or five miles away. — James Cameron

Holy smoke! We lost our last match and there's a storm coming! Party On! A flash flood swept away all our gear and we're twenty miles from the trailhead! Party On! My femur bone's sticking through my skin and I've gotta cross that river! Party On! — Cody Lundin

I think the one overwhelming emotion that we had was when we saw the Earth rising in the distance over the lunar landscape - it makes us realize that we all do exist on one small globe. For from 230,000 miles away, it really is a small planet. — Frank Borman

My school was six miles away from where I lived on the farm. I had to walk and run, there and back every day, through gorges and over rivers. If I was late, there was a very big stick waiting for me. — Haile Gebrselassie

A doctor says to a man, "You want to improve your love life? You need to get some exercise. Run ten miles a day." Two weeks later, the man called the doctor. The doctor says, "How is your love life since you have been running?" "I don't know, I'm 140 miles away!" — Henny Youngman

...the world is a giant community now. This excuse of distance, time, doesn't work...We're all so connected. We can't spend every second of our lives worrying about another family miles away but we somehow have to factor it in where we can. — Ralph Fiennes

We have been the cowards lobbing cruise missiles from 2,000 miles away. That's cowardly. Staying in the airplane when it hits the building, say what you want about it, it's not cowardly. — Bill Maher

Why cross and ocean when you can cross a river? Why should we sail to Washington when we can meet right away 10 miles from here? — Shimon Peres

So much destruction in modern war takes place miles and miles away from the source of the destruction, the human being who has caused it. — James Dickey

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