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Miles Quotes

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A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
- Lao Tzu (Chinese Proverb)

Related topics: Positive Inspirational Motivational Live-By Action Perseverance

To know God, watch a butterfly return to the same tree -
after a year and a thousand miles.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Do the difficult things while they are easy
and do the great things while they are small.
A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
- Lao Tzu

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

 

I have been through various fitness regimes.
I used to run about five miles a day and I did aerobics for a while.
- Sting

A journey by Sea and Land, Five Hundred Miles,
is not undertaken without money.
- Lewis Hallam

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

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Can miles truly separate you from friends...
If you want to be with someone you love,
aren't you already there?
- Richard Bach

Trees go wandering forth in all directions with every wind,
going and coming like ourselves,
traveling with us around the sun two million miles a day,
and through space heaven knows how fast and far!
- John Muir

Auto racing is boring except when a car is going at
least 172 miles per hour upside down.
- Dave Barry

I love to swim for miles; I could just go back and forth.
- Jill Clayburgh

Going to work for a large company is like getting on a train.
Are you going sixty miles an hour or is the train going
sixty miles an hour and you're just sitting still?
- J. Paul Getty

My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty.
She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the hell she is.
- Ellen DeGeneres

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

Tires were so bald on the truck that the air was showin' through,
and I had to drive fifty miles an hour all the way out there,
because the vibration was so bad.
- Chris LeDoux

An expert is somebody who is more than 50 miles from home,
has no responsibility for implementing the advice he gives,
and shows slides.
- Edwin Meese

My husband travels a lot with his job,
so we have a lot of frequent flyer miles so we can
hop on a plane with no notice.
That's a nice luxury and he is very supportive.
- Jeri Ryan

Dizzy used to tell me that I am playing too hard.
He used to say to not give everything.
Miles used to tell me that too.
- Freddie Hubbard

In one year I travelled 450,000 miles by air.
- Jackie Stewart

A pat on the back, through only a few vertebrae removed
from a kick in the pants,
is miles ahead in results.
- Bennett Cerf

I don't mind being compared to Whitney,
there are people miles worse to be compared to.
- Mariah Carey

I admit, I have a tremendous sex drive.
My boyfriend lives forty miles away.
- Phyllis Diller

But you can travel on for ten thousand miles,
and still stay where you are.
- Harry Chapin

When I'm not involved in an acting job I try to run 10 miles a day.
- Joan Van Ark

Consultant: any ordinary guy more than fifty miles from home.
- Eric Sevareid

Victory is won not in miles but in inches.
Win a little now, hold your ground, and later,
win a little more.
- Louis L'Amour

Many a thief is a better man than many a clergyman,
and miles nearer to the gate of the kingdom.
- George MacDonald

In Sierra Leone last year there was just the two of
us hanging out of a helicopter and,
when we were in Bosnia, I drove an armoured vehicle,
thousands of miles.
- Kate Adie

You don't run 26 miles at five minutes a mile on good
looks and a secret recipe.
- Frank Shorter

I run six-to-eight miles a day, plus weights and aerobics in the lunch hour.
I also lie a lot, which keeps me thin.
- Hugh Laurie

I sounded like myself.
People be saying I sound like Miles or Clifford Brown.
- Wynton Marsalis

Detroit, the heart of the country...
I grew up on 10 Mile, 2 miles better than 8 Mile.
- Kristen Bell

My playing started to develop through the Miles Davis
stuff I was listening to.
- Robert Quine

I'm not particularly impressed with going 50 miles per gallon.
That doesn't impress me when we can go to the moon.
- Alexandra Paul

I started in law school in '71 and graduated in '74.
So I was training for the Olympics, running or averaging
around 20 miles a day and going to law school full time.
- Frank Shorter

I don't need somebody behind a desk to tell me what
a marketing survey says is funny.
I got 3 million miles and 70,000 tickets sold,
telling me that I know how to make people laugh.
- D. L. Hughley

You have to stay in shape.
My grandmother, she started walking five miles a day when she was 60.
She's 97 today and we don't know where the hell she is.
- Ellen DeGeneres

But my attitude about it is I have miles to go before I sleep.
- Peabo Bryson

As a boy, because I was born and raised in Ohio,
about 60 miles north of Dayton, the legends of the
Wrights have been in my memories as long as I can remember.
- Neil Armstrong

The first trip of the Pony Express was made in ten days -
an average of two hundred miles a day.
But we soon began stretching our riders and making better time.
- Buffalo Bill

If we don't act, drilling will be allowed only 3 miles
off Florida's east coast beaches.
- Ric Keller

Over the years, I've covered 22,000 miles.
- Kenneth H. Cooper

I used to be friends with Miles Davis.
He didn't like many folks.
I lived across the street from him.
- Rip Torn

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

I was raised on a little farm about 12 miles out of Portsmouth,
Ohio.
- Roy Rogers

When I go fishing I like to know that there's nobody within five miles of me.
- Norman MacCaig

It always rains on tents.
Rainstorms will travel thousands of miles,
against prevailing winds for the opportunity to rain on a tent.
- Dave Barry

Wynton told us that Miles sold out, just wanted to make more money,
just wanted to sell more records.
I don't believe that Miles sold out but I'm not in a position to say.
- Ken Burns

Human beings will line up for miles to buy a bucket of catastrophes,
but don't try selling sunshine and light -
you'll go broke.
- Chuck Jones

You know it's only 50 miles from Grand River to Canton,
but it took me 67 years to travel that distance.
- Don Shula

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

Natural erosion had reduced the critical barrier islands in the Gulf,
the result of the destruction of some 300,000 acres of wetlands.
This amounted to 30 miles of marshlands.
- Mortimer Zuckerman

When you can throw 97 miles an hour and put the ball
over the plate anytime you want,
it's fun.
- Randy Johnson

General Washington had rather incautiously encamped
the bulk of his army on Long Island -
a large and plentiful district about two miles from the city of New York.
- Mercy Otis Warren

From 8,000 miles away...
I would not judge a fellow soldier from a friendly
nation and how they are employing their resources.
- Peter Pace

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

How do I know why Miles walks off the stage? Why don't
you ask him? And besides,
maybe we'd all like to be like Miles,
and just haven't got the guts.
- Dizzy Gillespie

I have been doing 120 miles a week, when normally I would do about 140.
- Paula Radcliffe

On other shows, guys can't wait to put 3000 miles between them during hiatus.
- Martin Milner

They think they can make fuel from horse manure -
now,
I don't know if your car will be able to get 30 miles to the gallon,
but it's sure gonna put a stop to siphoning.
- Billie Holiday

We are not about to send American boys 9 or 10 thousand
miles away from home to do what Asian boys ought to be doing for themselves.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

Many miles away there's a shadow on the door of a cottage
on the Shore of a dark Scottish lake.
- Walter Scott

A journey of four hundred and thirty miles can be made
in any part of the United States,
but in Turkey it takes as many days.
- Ellsworth Huntington

Miles Davis was doing something inherently African,
something that has to do with all forms of American music,
not just jazz.
- Cassandra Wilson

Jazz fans love Miles and I love him for a myriad of reasons,
but the overviews are always too simplistic.
- Branford Marsalis

I'm a professional cook.
I've worked with other cooks from all over the world,
but my family is not that way - they're always lived
within 25 miles of my hometown!
- Paul Prudhomme

Simply raising fuel economy standards for passenger
cars and light trucks to 33 miles per gallon would
eliminate our oil imports from the Persian Gulf.
- Jan Schakowsky

I like to listed to the adventurous guys -
the Coltranes,
Miles Davis, the guys who just let it loose.
- Herb Alpert

Major North and myself went out in advance of the command
several miles and killed a number of buffaloes.
- Buffalo Bill

People in London think of London as the center of the world,
whereas New Yorkers think the world ends three miles outside of Manhattan.
- Toby Young

Memory is a net: one that finds it full of fish when
he takes it from the brook,
but a dozen miles of water have run through it without sticking.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes


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