65 Inch Quotes On Success In Life

These inch quotes will inspire you. The inch (symbol: in or ″) is a unit of length in the British imperial and the United States customary systems of measurement.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging inch quotes, inch sayings, and inch proverbs.

Best Inch Quotes

  1. “Don’t think about what you want, think about what the world needs, and strive to fill that gap. Success is a game of inches.” ~ Justine Musk
  2. “The little bit (two inches wide) of ivory on which I work with so fine a brush as produces little effect after much labour.” ~ Jane Austen
  3. “A reflection of an exact image is the closest thing to you-so that you can see it-but it’s far enough away so that you really understand it. There is real life in this movie, but it hovers just an inch above reality.” ~ Wes Bentley
  4. “For a while there, I was a stringer. The expression comes from the old habit of stringing together the column inches that you had written. They’d measure it and pay you 10 cents an inch for your printed copy.” ~ Charles Kuralt

  5. “Fifty years from now I’ll be just three inches of type in a record book.” ~ Brooks Robinson
  6. “Don’t pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches.” ~ Andy Warhol
  7. “On my income tax 1040, it says ‘Check this box if you are blind.’ I wanted to put a checkmark about three inches away.” ~ Tom Lehrer
  8. “Competitive golf is played mainly on a five-and-a-half-inch course… the space between your ears.” ~ Bobby Jones

  9. “I just found out that I’m one inch taller than I thought.” ~ Christie Brinkley
  10. “Selenite occurs in abundance in well-formed clear crystals of several inches in length.” ~ George Mercer Dawson
  11. “You can’t live on amusement. It is the froth on water – an inch deep and then the mud.” ~ George MacDonald
  12. “A 41-inch bust and a lot of perseverance will get you more than a cup of coffee – a lot more.” ~ Jayne Mansfield

  13. “Getting an inch of snow is like winning 10 cents in the lottery.” ~ Bill Watterson
  14. “I have no trouble with the twelve inches between my elbow and my palm. It’s the seven inches between my ears that’s bent.” ~ Tug McGraw
  15. “The number of strokes to the inch controls the pitch of the note: the more, the higher the pitch; the fewer, the lower the pitch, the size of the stroke controls the loudness… the tone quality is the most difficult element to control, it is made by the shape of the strokes.” ~ Norman McLaren
  16. “I’m not overweight. I’m just nine inches too short.” ~ Shelley Winters

  17. “Now we’re in the midst of not just advocating for change, not just calling for change – we’re doing the grinding, sometimes frustrating work of delivering change – inch by inch, day by day.” ~ Barack Obama
  18. “He is every other inch a gentleman.” ~ Rebecca West
  19. “Americans enjoy uniformity in a way that the British don’t; they wanted everybody of a sort of nice chorus line-height and here I was, this person who was a good three inches taller than anyone else on the end of the line.” ~ Jeremy Irons
  20. “Wild Bill was a strange character. In-person he was about six feet and one inch in height. He was a Plains-man in every sense of the word.” ~ Buffalo Bill

  21. “Jordan has a strange, haunting beauty and a sense of timelessness. Dotted with the ruins of empires once great, it is the last resort of yesterday in the world of tomorrow. I love every inch of it.” ~ King Hussein I
  22. “I am actually 7 foot and one-half inches tall. I say Seven two because it’s easier. Unlike some tall skinny guys I am really “big” weighing around 350 pounds.” ~ Richard Kiel
  23. “Though I still have no semblance of a life outside of Nine Inch Nails at the moment, I realize my goals have gone from getting a record deal or selling another record to being a better person, more well-rounded, having friends, having a relationship with somebody.” ~ Trent Reznor
  24. “I had these shoes made and 2 to 3-inch lifts inside and the heel was another 2 and half inches. I walked around that way, wherever I could without falling over.” ~ Bobby Darin

  25. “This hype word bothers me though It always sounds like an accusation, what does it mean, advertising, column inches in the press? Bands themselves are never really responsible for all of that. That is something that happens to you when you sell millions of records.” ~ Holly Johnson
  26. “There is but an inch of difference between a cushioned chamber and a padded cell.” ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton
  27. “A thousand painters ought to be killed yearly. Say what you like: I’m every inch a painter.” ~ Paul Cezanne
  28. “Push yourself again and again. Don’t give an inch until the final buzzer sounds.” ~ Larry Bird

  29. “I don’t care who you are, you’re going to choke in certain matches. You get to a point where your legs don’t move and you can’t take a deep breath. You start to hit the ball about a yard wide, instead of inches.” ~ Arthur Ashe
  30. “Everyone carries his own inch rule of taste, and amuses himself by applying it, triumphantly, wherever he travels.” ~ Henry Adams
  31. “There came to port last Sunday night The queerest little craft, Without an inch of rigging on; I looked and looked–and laughed. It seemed so curious that she Should cross the unknown water, And moor herself within my room– My daughter! O my daughter!” ~ George Washington
  32. “You can’t reason yourself back into cheerfulness any more than you can reason yourself into an extra six inches in height.” ~ Stephen Fry

  33. “I will be as harsh as truth, and uncompromising as justice… I am in earnest, I will not equivocate, I will not excuse, I will not retreat a single inch, and I will be heard.” ~ William Lloyd Garrison
  34. “How can a man be said to have a country when he has not right of a square inch of it.” ~ Henry George
  35. “They that die by famine die by inches.” ~ Matthew Henry
  36. “The issue for my character and the issue of the show is, how dirty do your feet have to get without suffocating yourself in the mud in order to get an inch of what you really want done?” ~ Bradley Whitford

  37. “When I grew up there wasn’t air-conditioning or anything of that nature, and this old car had a wall thickness of about ten inches. So we had a little warmer house in the winter and a little cooler in the summer.” ~ Merle Haggard
  38. “What did I do in high school? I grew from 5 feet 4 inches to 6 feet 2 inches.” ~ Gregory Peck
  39. “Doing things the way you see it, going by your own heart and soul, that is pure artistic integrity. Whether the hair is six or sixty inches long, the eyes have make-up or not, the riffs are in ‘E’ or ‘F’ sharp, the amps are Marshall or not, all those things don’t matter if you are doing it for the right reason, which to me means doing it for yourself!!” ~ Lars Ulrich
  40. “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

  41. “Inch by inch, life’s a cinch. Yard by yard, life’s hard.” ~ John Bytheway
  42. “Inch by inch, it’s a cinch.” ~ Robert H. Schuller
  43. “I grew six inches in a year.” ~ Karlie Kloss
  44. “The average pencil is seven inches long, with just a half-inch eraser – in case you thought optimism was dead.” ~ Robert Breault

  45. “Baseball is a game of inches.” ~ Branch Rickey
  46. “Although the French were very friendly and helpful. On one location we were to film at the top of the Eiffel Tower but we couldn’t, as it was so misty with four inches of snow on the ground. We couldn’t see a thing but we finally got it done.” ~ Lalla Ward
  47. “Give a critic an inch, he’ll write a play.” ~ John Steinbeck
  48. “I’ve always liked the heavier stuff. I’ve always loved Tool and System of a Down, Korn and Nine Inch Nails.” ~ Rick Springfield

  49. “Sometimes, when I’m alone, I put on six-inch heels and wear nothing else and dance around in front of the mirror and do my little stripper dance.” ~ Tori Spelling
  50. “Democracy’s a very fragile thing. You have to take care of democracy. As soon as you stop being responsible to it and allow it to turn into scare tactics, it’s no longer democracy, is it? It’s something else. It may be an inch away from totalitarianism.” ~ Sam Shepard
  51. “We would sift through every inch of what it was that worked, or if it didn’t, and wonder what was effective in it, in terms of paint, the subject matter, the size, the drawing.” ~ Helen Frankenthaler
  52. “When I get off the plane in England I always feel about two inches shorter.” ~ Alan Rickman

  53. “To me, every hour of the light and dark is a miracle. Every cubic inch of space is a miracle.” ~ Walt Whitman
  54. “A man finds room in the few square inches of the face for the traits of all his ancestors; for the expression of all his history, and his wants.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  55. “Golf is a game that is played on a five-inch course” ~ Bobby Jones
  56. “Be aware that a halo has to fall only a few inches to be a noose.” ~ Clinton D. McKinnon

  57. “Inches make a champion.” ~ Vince Lombardi
  58. “There is no neutral ground in the universe. Every square inch, every split second is claimed by God, and counterclaimed by Satan.” ~ C. S. Lewis
  59. “Inches make champions.” ~ Vince Lombardi
  60. “When I was young I used to have this thing where I wanted to see everything I used to think ‘How can I die without seeing every inch of this world?'” ~ Leonardo DiCaprio

  61. “The theory which I would offer, is simply, that as the land with the attached reefs subsides very gradually from the action of subterranean causes, the coral-building polypi soon raise again their solid masses to the level of the water: but not so with the land; each inch lost is irreclaimably gone; as the whole gradually sinks, the water gains foot by foot on the shore, till the last and highest peak is finally submerged.” ~ Charles Darwin
  62. “But the Jews are so hardened that they listen to nothing; though overcome by testimonies they yield not an inch. It is a pernicious race, oppressing all men by their usury and rapine. If they give a prince or magistrate a thousand florins, they extort twenty thousand from the subjects in payment. We must ever keep on guard against them.” ~ Martin Luther
  63. “Thank you,” he was whispering, “thank you, thank you.…” And then he was kissing my face, every inch of it he could find, wiping away the tears and soot, chanting my name.” ~ Alexandra Bracken

  64. “After another half-second, he’s locked me in a bear hug, crushing me into his chest and lifting my feet a couple inches off the ground as I kick furiously with my heels, twisting my head back and forth, snapping at his forearm with my teeth. And the whole time his lips tickled the delicate skin of my ear. “Cassie. Don’t. Cassie…” “Let…me…go.” “That’s been the whole problem. I can’t.” ~ Rick Yancey
  65. “Normal and I parted ways when Pateir1ch strolled into my life. Patch has seven inches on me, operates on cold, hard logic, moves like smoke, and lives alone in a supersecret, super swanky studio beneath Delphic Amusement Park. The sound of his voice, low and sexy, can melt my heart in three seconds flat. He’s also a fallen angel, kicked out of heaven for his flexibility when it comes to following rules. I personally believe Patch scared the pants off normal, and it took off running for the far side of the world.” ~ Becca Fitzpatrick

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