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" A career in showbiz is like a distance run. You have to have patience and pace yourself. "
" A civilization is a heritage of beliefs, customs, and knowledge slowly accumulated in the course of centuries, elements difficult at times to justify by logic, but justifying themselves as paths when they lead somewhere, since they open up for man his inner distance. "
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
" Actually, the curious thing is that the more you become a subject of admiration or loathing, the more you're examined under a microscope, the distance seems to open up between who you really are and the portrayals that people impose on you. "
" Age, like distance lends a double charm. "
" Alicia Silverstone from 'Clueless' plays the role of the quintessential buttoned-up beauty who still knows how to throw down. She's intimidating from a distance but happy to befriend the new girl and show her the lay of the land. "
" All I had done for five years was work 18 hours a day all over the world. I needed to step back and distance myself from it. "
" All novelists I speak to about how they started usually say it was by pulling up their roots and going to live somewhere else. You see the shape of your life at a distance. "
" All of us are experts at practicing virtue at a distance. "
" Along the borders to Ethiopia and Somalia, anarchy reigns, the police and military have retreated quite some distance. "
" A lot of journalists like to suck up to celebrities, and then as soon as they're a safe distance away at their computers, they take shots. But that's the way society has become, especially in pop culture. "
" Although the attorney general is a part of the president's team, you're really separate and apart. You have a special responsibility as the nation's chief law enforcement officer. There has to be a distance that you keep - between this department and the White House. "
" Angels are not complete, they need their counterparts, the dark needs the bright, the hidden needs the open, and vice versa. Sometimes they meet and recognise each other. Sometimes, as with Horatio and me, the pairing occurs over spaces of time and distance. "
" An Oscar means a lot of things because it's like the ultimate award for a filmmaker so it feels great. But I think you have to consider awards with some distance and not get obsessed with it. When you're creating you shouldn't think about it. "
" A novelist's lack of awareness of and critical distance to his own body of work is due to a phenomenon that I have noticed in myself and many others: as soon as it is written, every new book erases the last one, leaving me with the impression that I have forgotten it. "
" A perfect run has nothing to do with distance. It's when your stride feels comfortable. "
" A petty reason perhaps why novelists more and more try to keep a distance from journalists is that novelists are trying to write the truth and journalists are trying to write fiction. "
" As a means to an end, modelling was good, but I had to distance myself from it when I started working as an actress, because even though I wasn't high-profile, I found in my first write-ups that I'd be referred to as 'model Gemma Chan.' "
" As an actor, I always like some tension, some distance, between me and the character I'm playing. "
" As an actor, you always feel like you're not going to work again. You're always unsure about how things are going to work out, and you start thinking you're going to just fade off into the distance. "
" As far as I'm concerned, ageing is humanity's worst problem, by some serious distance. "
Aubrey de Grey
" As he enters his final term, with the elegiac music playing out there in the distance, Barack Obama will use the history that he has come to embody and, perhaps, even to fulfill, as part of a larger project that never will be completed but only finished, over and over again. "
" A short story is the shortest distance between two points; a novel is the scenic route. "
Robert J. Sawyer
" As prime minister, I was the Israeli leader who walked the greatest distance in his offers to the Palestinians. "
" At a certain stage in his evolution, man himself had been able to lay hold upon a higher order of things, which raised him above the level of the beasts that perish, and enabled him to see, at least in the distance, the shining towers of the City of God. "
" A thing is mighty big when time and distance cannot shrink it. "
Zora Neale Hurston
" At the World Cup, there is a constant risk that you might find a bag or some object that has been left behind, and no one is quite sure what it is. To bring in a full bomb-disposal team for each item can be very time-consuming. The PackBot can go over rough terrain, climb stairs, pick things up, and also be operated from a safe distance. "
" Authority doesn't work without prestige, or prestige without distance. "
Charles de Gaulle
" Beauty set up distance between other people and me. It warped their behavior. "
" Big plays are such a huge factor in the outcome of games. It is so difficult to go the distance on a defense. "
" Breaking up is just hard, even if you're the one breaking up. It's not fun. It can be dramatic and complicated. And then you get a little distance and you think, why did it have to be so complicated and dramatic? "
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