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Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek,
but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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The girl of my dreams is my mother's shadow,
cast upon the distant movie screen of my future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

War will exist until that distant day
when the conscientious objector
enjoys the same reputation and prestige
that the warrior does today.
- John F. Kennedy

All successful people men and women are big dreamers.
They imagine what their future could be,
ideal in every respect,
and then they work every day toward
their distant vision,
that goal or purpose.
- Brian Tracy

 

Dreaming of a to-morrow, which to-morrow,
will be as distant then as 'tis to-day.
- Lope de Vega

My progress was rendered delightful by the sylvan elegance of the groves,
chearful meadows, and high distant forests,
which in grand order presented themselves to view.
- William Bartram

It is hard to feel individually responsible with respect
to the invisible processes of a huge and distant government.
- John W. Gardner

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The more love I craved, the more distant and abusive he grew.
The role I longed to play was never written into Ryan's script:
daughter.
- Tatum O'Neal

Death is the sound of distant thunder at a picnic.
- W. H. Auden

I am more exempt and more distant than any man in the world.
- Pierre de Fermat

Often, before returning home, I would take a long and
roundabout way and pass by the peaceful ramparts from
where I had glimpses of other provinces,
and a sight of the distant country.
- Pierre Loti

At some future period, not very distant as measured by centuries,
the civilized races of man will almost certainly exterminate,
and replace the savage races throughout the world.
- Charles Darwin

God be thanked for books; they are the voices of the distant and the dead,
and make us heirs of the spiritual life of past ages.
- William Ellery Channing

If Beethoven and Bach hooked up with Mozart and made a band,
they could be a distant runner up to The D. - Jack Black

There is no road too long to the man who advances deliberately and without undue haste;
there are no honors too distant to the man who prepares
himself for them with patience.
- Jean de la Bruyere

Love is not the dying moan of a distant violin -
it's the triumphant twang of a bedspring.
- S. J. Perelman

To die is landing on some distant shore.
- John Dryden

Naturally, love's the most distant possibility.
- Georges Bataille

The art of motion pictures is pictorial and language comes a distant second.
- Jean-Jacques Annaud

All historical experience demonstrates the following:
Our earth cannot be changed unless in the not too distant
future an alteration in the consciousness of individuals is achieved.
- Hans Kung

You will seek not a near but a distant objective,
and you will not be satisfied with what you may have done.
- Abbott L. Lowell

One may understand the cosmos, but never the ego;
the self is more distant than any star.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Sweet is the memory of distant friends!
Like the mellow rays of the departing sun,
it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart.
- Washington Irving

There are many young Americans that are very distant
from our political process.
- Kurt Angle

October is the fallen leaf, but it is also a wider
horizon more clearly seen.
It is the distant hills once more in sight,
and the enduring constellations above them once again.
- Hal Borland

The dawn is not distant, nor is the night starless;
love is eternal.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I wanted to rock back and forth between myth and distant futures,
yesterday, today, and tomorrow.
It felt a bit like prophecy and a bit like storytelling.
- George Murray

Film, therefore, is part of society,
not distant from it,
easy to experience for people regardless of class.
- Mark Poster

Let us cherish the hope that the day is not far distant
when we will be in the midst of this next adventure.
- Ernest Lawrence

A gentleman has his eyes on all those present;
he is tender toward the bashful,
gentle toward the distant, and merciful toward the absent.
- Lawrence G. Lovasik

It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers,
but for powers equal to our tasks,
to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door
of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal.
- Helen Keller

American soldiers had to guard prisoners on the inside
while receiving mortar and weapons fire from the outside.
Guantanamo is distant from any battlefield,
making it far more secure.
- John Yoo

Our sympathy is cold to the relation of distant misery.
- Edward Gibbon

Art at its most significant is a Distant Early Warning
System that can always be relied on to tell the old
culture what is beginning to happen to it.
- Marshall McLuhan

The nation can no longer afford to continue policies
that hasten the flight of persons to the distant suburbs.
- Jane Byrne

The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive.
The great opportunity is where you are.
- John Burroughs

A nomad I will remain for life, in love with distant and uncharted places.
- Isabelle Eberhardt

It is the around-the-corner brand of hope that prompts people to action,
while the distant hope acts as an opiate.
- Eric Hoffer

I love grabbing my wife and going to a distant location to film.
- Donald Sutherland

The noise resembles the roar of heavy,
distant surf.
Standing on the stirring ice one can imagine it is
disturbed by the breathing and tossing of a mighty giant below.
- Ernest Shackleton

Distant replay morphs into instant replay,
and future replay cannot be far off.
- John Thorn

Live your questions now, and perhaps even without knowing it,
you will live along some distant day into your answers.
- Rainer Maria Rilke

A filmmaker can never be distant from his roots.
- Walter Salles

Start where you are.
Distant fields always look greener, but opportunity
lies right where you are.
Take advantage of every opportunity of service.
- Robert Collier

Perhaps when distant people on other planets pick up
some wavelength of ours all they hear is a continuous scream.
- Iris Murdoch

Love of our neighbour, then, has just the same respect to,
is no more distant from, self-love, than hatred of our neighbour,
or than love or hatred of anything else.
- Joseph Butler

Passing into practical life, illustrations of this
fact are found everywhere;
the distant,
or the unseen, steadies and strengthens us against
the rapid whirl of things around us.
- Matthew Simpson

Whoever wants to reach a distant goal must take small steps.
- Saul Bellow

A distant enemy is always preferable to one at the gate.
- Emile M. Cioran

As long as your body is healthy and under control and death is distant,
try to save your soul; when death is immanent what can you do?
- Chanakya

You feel quite distant by playing at huge stadiums year after year,
where you only can see a great darkness in front of you.
- Robert Plant

Death is a distant rumor to the young.
- Andy Rooney

To write regular verses destroys an infinite number of fine possibilities,
but at the same time it suggests a multitude of distant
and totally unexpected thoughts.
- Paul Valery

It is sound judgment to hope that in the not too distant
future we shall be competent to understand so simple a thing as a star.
- Arthur Eddington

Since the invention of steamships distant countries
have become like those that are near at hand.
- Townsend Harris

I think of art, at its most significant,
as a DEW line, a Distant Early Warning system that
can always be relied on to tell the old culture what
is beginning to happen to it.
- Marshall McLuhan

The accumulation of skill and science which has been
directed to diminish the difficulty of producing manufactured goods,
has not been beneficial to that country alone in which it is concentrated;
distant kingdoms have participated in its advantages.
- Charles Babbage

We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation,
and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers
so badly that beyond doubt,
if they were able to formulate a religion,
they would depict the Devil in human form.
- William Ralph Inge

I certainly feel that the time is not far distant when
a knowledge of the principles of diet will be an essential part of one's education.
Then mankind will eat to live, be able to do better
mental and physical work and disease will be less frequent.
- Fannie Farmer

I was glad to hear of that determination as I detest
the practice of cousins marrying or any marriage between
persons in which there can be traced the most distant relationship.
I go for the improvement instead of the deterioration of our race.
- Ezra Cornell

For over two billion years, through the apparent fancy
of her endless differentiations and metamorphosis the Cell,
as regards its basic physiological mechanisms,
has remained one and the same.
It is life itself, and our true and distant ancestor.
- Albert Claude

Paramount among the responsibilities of a free press
is the duty to prevent any part of the government from
deceiving the people and sending them off to distant
lands to die of foreign fevers and foreign shot and shell.
- Hugo Black

I am undecided whether or not the Milky Way is but
one of countless others all of which form an entire system.
Perhaps the light from these infinitely distant galaxies
is so faint that we cannot see them.
- Johann Heinrich Lambert

The plane is simply abstracting the power stored in
the wave by a distant gale,
and using it to counteract gravity.
And if the work be continued long enough,
or a multitude of planes be continually drawing on the reservoir of power,
the wave must inevitably be flattened.
- Lawrence Hargrave

Writing fantasy lets me imagine a great deal more than,
say, writing about alligators, and lets me write about
places more distant than Florida,
but I can tell you things about Florida and alligators,
let you make the connection all on your own.
- Terry Brooks

This fact immediately suggested a singular event -
that at some time in the distant past the universe
began expanding from an extremely small size.
To many people this inference was loaded with overtones
of a supernatural event -
the creation,
the beginning of the universe.
- Michael Behe

During exposure, interference takes place between the
incident rays and those reflected by the mirror,
with the formation of interference fringes half a wavelength distant from each other.
- Gabriel Lippmann

Perspective:
Do you always look at life from the same point-of-view?
Consider viewing a situation as another might view it.
Look from behind, underneath, from the distant heavens.
View the situation as someone of a different religion,
race, or nationality might view it.
Pretend you are an alien from a distant galaxy -
that should be good for a laugh.
Troubles only appear troubling to those close to them.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Like the winds that we come we know not whence and
blow whither soever they list,
the forces of society are derived from an obscure and distant origin.
They arise before the date of philosophy,
from the instincts, not the speculations of men.
- Adam Ferguson

The house burned an hour before midnight on the last day of April.
The wild, distant ringing of the fire bells woke George Hazard.
He stumbled through the dark hallway,
then upstairs to the mansion tower, and stepped outside into the narrow balcony.
- John Jakes

The government wants to control the banks,
just as it now controls GM and Chrysler,
and will surely control the health industry in the not-too-distant future.
Keeping them TARP-stuffed is the key to control.
- Stuart Varney


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