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Miles Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Miles.

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

Can miles truly separate you from friends...
If you want to be with someone you love,
aren't you 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

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

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

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

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

I throw the ball ninety-two miles an hour,
but they hit it back just as hard.
- Joaquin Andujar

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

Too often I would hear men boast of the miles covered that day,
rarely of what they had seen.
- Louis L'Amour

Coltrane was moving out of jazz into something else.
And certainly Miles Davis was doing the same thing.
- Jan Garbarek

The magic is in the man, not the 100 miles.
- Bill Bowerman

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

Time means a great deal to every runner.
It means everything to me, because most days miles don't count;
only minutes do.
- Joe Henderson

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

In my solitude, many miles from men and houses,
I am in a childishly happy and carefree state of mind,
which you are incapable of understanding unless someone explains it to you.
- Knut Hamsun

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

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

New York is only 97 miles from Philadelphia but was
the Big Time as no other American city has ever been.
- Ethel Waters

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

His name, Buzz, fits.
He can buzz along at 40 miles an hour when his genetic memory moves him.
- Joe Henderson

Later, in the early teens, I used to ride my bike every
Saturday morning to the nearest airport,
ten miles away, push airplanes in and out of the hangars,
and clean up the hangars.
- Alan Shepard

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

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

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

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

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

I'm actually a very quiet person off the golf course.
I talk 150 miles per hour when I'm at the course,
but when in private I very seldom ever open my mouth.
- Lee Trevino

Miles Davis is one who writes songs when he plays.
- Gerry Mulligan

In 1978, the tradition of running from village to village
with a message was revived.
that first run was from Davis to Los Angeles,
a distance of 500 miles.
- Dennis Banks

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

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

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

In 1990 we ran across Europe through 13 countries and covering 7,130 miles.
- Dennis Banks

We were concerned with having good songs,
not just songs that go two hundred miles per hour.
- Travis Barker

The woods are lovely, dark and deep.
But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.
- Robert Frost

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

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

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

When I was 2, we moved into an imposing country mansion 8 miles west of Cardiff,
Wales.
- Roald Dahl

The 6th of August in the morning we saw an opening
in the land and we ran into it,
and anchored in 7 and a half fathom water,
2 miles from the shore, clean sand.
- William Dampier

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

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

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

Man is the animal that intends to shoot himself out
into interplanetary space,
after having given up on the problem of an efficient
way to get himself five miles to work and back each day.
- Bill Vaughan

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

But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep,
and miles to go before I sleep.
- Robert Frost

I was so wild and crazy and dumb in my car.
It didn't run but 30 miles an hour.
You made do.
- Muddy Waters

I know what I've done for music, but don't call me a legend.
Just call me Miles Davis.
- Miles Davis

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

Miles Davis turned his back to the audience when he came out on stage,
and he offended people.
But, he wasn't there to entertain; he was all about the music.
I kind of do that.
- Bobby McFerrin

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

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

We get picked up in these Rolls Royces and get three
miles down the highway and five cop cars pull us over.
- Johnny Thunders

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

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

A pat on the back is only a few vertebrae removed from a kick in the pants,
but is miles ahead in results.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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 beginning of 1856 found me teaching in the family
of a planter named Bryan,
residing in Prince George County, Md.,
some fifteen or twenty miles from Washington.
- Simon Newcomb

Miles' sessions were not typical of anybody else's sessions.
They were totally unique.
- Herbie Hancock


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