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Farther Quotes

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The farther backward you can look,
the farther forward you can see.
- Winston Churchill

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Pay It Forward.
Gift future generations in proportion to your gratitude.
The nature of life is that we pay forward
our biological creation and nurture.
Our parents gift us with life and nurture,
and we gift our children with life and nurture.
While this much is essential to continued human existence,
choose to take "pay it forward" farther - much farther.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can't put a limit on anything.
The more you dream, the farther you get.
- Michael Phelps

Youth sees too far to see how near it is To seeing farther.
- Edwin A. Robinson

 

It seems the farther away we are from Hollywood,
the better the ratings.
- Martin Milner

The only books that influence us are those for which we are ready,
and which have gone a little farther down our particular
path than we have yet got ourselves.
- E. M. Forster

You will be courteous to your elders who have explored
to the point from which you may advance;
and helpful to your juniors who will progress farther
by reason of your labors.
- Abbott L. Lowell

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Nothing is farther than earth from heaven;
nothing is nearer than heaven to earth.
- Augustus Hare

A dwarf standing on the shoulders of a giant may see
farther than a giant himself.
- Robert Burton

Ambition leads me not only farther than any other man has been before me,
but as far as I think it possible for man to go.
- James Cook

You can get much farther with a kind word and a gun
than you can with a kind word alone.
- Al Capone

The heart which finds life in material wealth is usually
certain to go farther and seek for more in the satisfaction
of base and sullen appetites.
- George A. Smith

The harder you grip the bat, the more you can swing it through the ball,
and the farther the ball will go.
- George Herman

So I've been pushed farther and farther out into the mountains,
but at the same time realizing that that experience
is really nice and I'm glad I'm getting pushed out there farther.
- Craig Kelly

The barriers are not erected which can say to aspiring talents and industry,
"Thus far and no farther."
- Ludwig van Beethoven

I had ambition not only to go farther than any man had ever been before,
but as far as it was possible for a man to go.
- Joseph Conrad

The older you get, the farther from the camera you need to be.
- Heather Locklear

The secret of success is to be in harmony with existence,
to be always calm to let each wave of life wash us
a little farther up the shore.
- Cyril Connolly

It was as though all my hostilities,
anxieties,
and conflicts were in one ball that was flying away into space,
farther from me all the time, leaving me content with myself.
- Bobby Darin

There the wild animals wandered and fed as though they
were in a pasture that stretched much farther than a man could see,
and there were no settlers.
Only Indians lived there.
- Laura Ingalls Wilder

The farther reason looks the greater is the haze in which it loses itself.
- Johann G. Hamann

Ever notice that the whisper of temptation can be heard
farther than the loudest call to duty.
- Earl Wilson

Some minds improve by travel, others,
rather, resemble copper wire, or brass,
which get the narrower by going farther.
- Thomas Hood

One rich Man hath Lands, not only more than he can manage,
but so much, that letting them out to others,
he is supplied with a large over-plus,
so needs no farther care.
- Dudley North

Today the U.S.
is farther from being nourished by poetry than it was a hundred years ago,
when books of poems were best-sellers.
- James Broughton

I've always been into powder, that's what I like riding,
and now you've got to go farther to get it.
- Craig Kelly

On the 27th we came to the Cascade Rapids.
The first or Little Cascade has about two feet fall,
the second or Grand Cascade, a mile farther,
is about a six foot sheer drop.
- Ernest Thompson Seton

I also tell them that your education can take you way farther than a football,
baseball, track, or basketball will -
that's just the bottom line.
- Bo Jackson

The farther a society progresses, the more clearly
the individual becomes the antithesis of the group.
- Herbert Read

I once tried standing up on my toes to see far out in the distance,
but I found that I could see much farther by climbing to a high place.
- Xun Zi

Now I'm this far up the ladder and I've got so much
farther to go with what I want to achieve with it.
- Karl Urban

We now need to look beyond our immediate future and aim higher and farther.
- Paul Biya

Go as far as you can see; when you get there you'll be able to see farther.
- Thomas Carlyle

As I got farther and farther along in the series I
did less and less preparation.
I didn't use outlines or sketches.
I just had a vague idea of what I wanted to tell and
then the dialogue just came to me as I was inking the page.
- Jhonen Vasquez

For it goes without saying that this great recognition
at this time will aid tremendously our efforts to find
the necessarily large funds for the next voyage of
exploration farther into the depths of the atom.
- Ernest Lawrence

I've been an inveterate reader of literary magazines since I was a teenager.
There are always discoveries.
You're sitting in your easy chair, reading;
you realize you've read a story or a group of poems four times,
and you know, Yes, I want to go farther with this writer.
- Marilyn Hacker

One of the things I noticed more in this draft than
in any recent drafts was the importance of the character issue.
Players who had baggage, like Justice,
fell much farther than his talent dictated.
But a lot of coaches didn't want to take the chance.
- Ron Jaworski

Sometimes you get a glimpse of a semicolon coming,
a few lines farther on, and it is like climbing a steep
path through woods and seeing a wooden bench just at
a bend in the road ahead,
a place where you can expect to sit for a moment,
catching your breath.
- Lewis Thomas

I go farther, and say, that it is plainly our duty
to desire pastors and teachers to take the care of such congregations,
and that God did raise up such in the church as we see it in the word.
- John Nelson Darby

We're going to be focusing our science on things that
will take us farther and longer into space.
For many of those experiments, the crew members are human guinea pigs,
which is fine; that's part of my job.
I don't mind being a human guinea pig.
- John L. Phillips

The way they were writing Christine as this older woman who got married,
which she shouldn't have.
Obviously got divorced right away.
Reached the glass ceiling in the police precinct.
So there is a part of her that died because she knows
she couldn't go any farther.
- Sharon Gless

The great medley of Oregon and California emigrants,
at their camps around Independence, had heard reports
that several additional parties were on the point of setting out from St.
Joseph's farther to the northward.
- Francis Parkman

For to tempt and to be tempted are things very nearly allied -
whenever feeling has anything to do in the matter,
no sooner is it excited than we have already gone vastly
farther than we are aware of.
- Catherine II

My wife volunteered her services as Red Cross nurse,
insisting upon being sent to the front,
in order to be as near me as could be,
but it developed later that no nurse was allowed to
go farther than the large troop hospitals far in the
rear of the actual operations.
- Fritz Kreisler

The very first time I was on a car in Atlanta,
I saw the conductor - all conductors are white -
ask a Negro woman to get up and take a seat farther
back in order to make a place for a white man.
I have also seen white men requested to leave the Negro section of the car.
- Ray Stannard Baker

I now add, farther, that the apostle's argument is
so far from proving it to be the duty of people to obey,
and submit to, such rulers as act in contradiction to the public good,
and so to the design of their office,
that it proves the direct contrary.
- Jonathan Mayhew

The more consciously democratic Americans became,
however, the less they were satisfied with a conception of the Promised Land,
which went no farther than a pervasive economic prosperity
guaranteed by free institutions.
- Herbert Croly

You set your goals to a point where they're attainable,
but far enough away that you have to really go get them.
And every year I push my goals a little bit farther away,
and every year I work a little bit harder to get them.
- Rafael Palmeiro

On the steps is a machine-gun ready for action.
The square is empty; only the streets that lead into
it are jammed with people.
It would be madness to go farther - the machine-gun is covering the square.
- Erich Maria Remarque

Just as your car runs more smoothly and requires less
energy to go faster and farther when the wheels are in perfect alignment,
you perform better when your thoughts,
feelings, emotions, goals, and values are in balance.
- Brian Tracy

Go far - too far you cannot, still the farther.
The more experience finds you: and go sparing.
One meal a week will serve you, and one suit,
through all your travels; for you'll find it certain.
- John Fletcher

Thought once awakened does not again slumber;
unfolds itself into a System of Thought;
grows,
in man after man, generation after generation,
- till its full stature is reached, and such System
of Thought can grow no farther,
but must give place to another.
- Thomas Carlyle

We find them smaller and fainter, in constantly increasing numbers,
and we know that we are reaching into space,
farther and farther, until, with the faintest nebulae
that can be detected with the greatest telescopes,
we arrive at the frontier of the known universe.
- Edwin Powell Hubble

On the other hand, the artist has much to do in the
realm of color construction,
which is so little explored and so obscure,
and hardly dates back any farther than to the beginning of Impressionism.
- Robert Delaunay

Nature is forever arriving and forever departing,
forever approaching, forever vanishing;
but in her vanishings there seems to be ever the waving of a hand,
in all her partings a promise of meetings farther along the road.
- Richard Le Gallienne

My host at Richmond, yesterday morning,
could not sufficiently express his surprise that I
intended to venture to walk as far as Oxford,
and still farther.
He however was so kind as to send his son,
a clever little boy, to show me the road leading to Windsor.
- Karl Philipp Moritz

I've reached a point in my life where it's the little things that matter...
I was always a rebel and probably could have got much
farther had I changed my attitude.
But when you think about it, I got pretty far without changing attitudes.
I'm happier with that.
- Veronica Lake

The Earth reminded us of a Christmas tree ornament
hanging in the blackness of space.
As we got farther and farther away it diminished in size.
Finally it shrank to the size of a marble,
the most beautiful marble you can imagine.
- James Irwin

Ned made a tremendous rattling, at which Bullet took fright,
broke his bridle, and dashed off in grand style;
and would have stopped all farther negotiations by going home in disgust,
had not a traveller arrested him and brought him back;
but Kit did not move.
- Augustus Baldwin Longstreet

The sparrow that is twittering on the edge of my balcony
is calling up to me this moment a world of memories
that reach over half my lifetime,
and a world of hope that stretches farther than any flight of sparrows.
- Donald G. Mitchell

Although farming of any sort was almost as impossible
in the plains as in the dry regions of winter rains farther west,
the abundance of buffaloes made life much easier in many respects.
- Ellsworth Huntington

Take a chance! All life is a chance.
The man who goes farthest is generally
the one who is willing to do and dare.
- Dale Carnegie

Best friends are the ones who can be the farthest away
but there the fastest when you call.
- Anonymous

Of all the music that reached farthest into heaven,
it is the beating of a loving heart.
- Henry Ward Beecher

You've got to appreciate the things that come from
the art of the Negro and from the heart of the man farthest down.
- William Christopher Handy

In the road ships must ride in 30, 40,
or 50 fathom water, not above half a mile from the shore at farthest:
and if there are many ships they must ride close one by another.
- William Dampier

Happiness comes only when we push our brains and hearts
to the farthest reaches of which we are capable.
- Leo Rosten

Pick a flower on Earth and you move the farthest star.
- Paul Dirac

Men, like bullets, go farthest when they are smoothest.
- Jean Paul

After Mary Queen of Scots, I turned to the farthest subject possible:
Cromwell.
- Antonia Fraser

The person who goes farthest is generally the one who
is willing to do and dare.
The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
- Dale Carnegie


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