Inspirational Miles Quotes On Success In Life

These miles quotes will inspire you. Miles a very long way or a very great amount; or by a great amount or a long way.

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

Best Miles Quotes

  1. “I like to listed to the adventurous guys – the Coltranes, Miles Davis, the guys who just let it loose.” ~ Herb Alpert
  2. “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
  3. “Eugene is located in western Oregon, approximately 278 billion miles from anything.” ~ Dave Barry
  4. “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

  5. “Early on the next morning, we reached Kansas, about five hundred miles from the mouth of the Missouri.” ~ Francis Parkman
  6. “I read and walked for miles at night along the beach, writing bad blank verse and searching endlessly for someone wonderful who would step out of the darkness and change my life. It never crossed my mind that that person could be me.” ~ Anna Quindlen
  7. “Everybody knows that the great reversed triangle of land, with its base in the north and its apex in the south, which is called India, embraces fourteen hundred thousand square miles, upon which is spread unequally a population of one hundred and eighty millions of souls.” ~ Jules Verne
  8. “New York is only 97 miles from Philadelphia but was the Big Time as no other American city has ever been.” ~ Ethel Waters

  9. “Miles Davis was a master. In every phase of his career, he understood that this music was a tribute to the African muse.” ~ Cassandra Wilson
  10. “I love my friends and family, but I also love it when they can’t find me and I can spend all day reading or walking all alone, in silence, eight thousand miles away from everyone. All alone and unreachable in a foreign country is one my most favorite possible things to be.” ~ Elizabeth Gilbert , Thousand miles quotes
  11. “We will never make a journey of a thousand miles by fretting about how long it will take or how hard it will be. We make the journey by taking each day step by step and then repeating it again and again until we reach our destination.” ~ Joseph B. Wirthlin
  12. “In 1990 we ran across Europe through 13 countries and covering 7,130 miles.” ~ Dennis Banks

  13. “Now I say that if you run more than 15 miles a week, it’s for something other than aerobic fitness. Once you pass 15 miles, you do not see much further improvement.” ~ Kenneth H. Cooper
  14. “Thinking fascinates me, and I probably spend too much time in my mind. My wife says that my perfect world is to be in the Suburban driving, with her next to me and the boys in the back seat and complete silence for two thousand miles.” ~ John Larroquette
  15. “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
  16. “I didn’t really escape that gravity until I moved 300 miles south to go to college at 18, where authorship no longer seemed something liable to induce vengeful punishment.” ~ David Knopfler

  17. “I can’t remember faces, don’t remember names, but after a while and a thousand miles it all becomes the same.” ~ Billy Joel
  18. “In one year I traveled 450,000 miles by air.” ~ Jackie Stewart
  19. “Thanksgiving is an emotional holiday. People travel thousands of miles to be with people they only see once a year. And then discover once a year is way too often.” ~ Johnny Carson
  20. “It always rains on tents. Rainstorms will travel thousands of miles, against prevailing winds for the opportunity to rain on a tent.” ~ Dave Barry

  21. “Brass bands are all very well in their place – outdoors and several miles away.” ~ Thomas Beecham , Miles quotes away
  22. “Major North and myself went out in advance of the command several miles and killed a number of buffaloes.” ~ Buffalo Bill
  23. “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
  24. “I admit, I have a tremendous sex drive. My boyfriend lives forty miles away.” ~ Phyllis Diller

  25. “It’s never crowded along the extra mile.” ~ Wayne Dyer
  26. “Miles’ sessions were not typical of anybody else’s sessions. They were totally unique.” ~ Herbie Hancock
  27. “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 Sr.
  28. “Smell is a potent wizard that transports you across thousands of miles and all the years you have lived.” ~ Helen Keller

  29. “Too often I would hear men boast of the miles covered that day, rarely of what they had seen.” ~ Louis L’Amour
  30. “Many a thief is a better man than many a clergyman, and miles nearer to the gate of the kingdom.” ~ George MacDonald
  31. “We have been the cowards lobbing cruise missiles from 2,000 miles away. That’s cowardly. Staying in the airplane when it hits the building, say what you want about it, it’s not cowardly.” ~ Bill Maher
  32. “I have been doing 120 miles a week when normally I would do about 140.” ~ Paula Radcliffe

  33. “I was raised on a little farm about 12 miles out of Portsmouth, Ohio.” ~ Roy Rogers
  34. “Many miles away there’s a shadow on the door of a cottage on the Shore of a dark Scottish lake.” ~ Walter Scott
  35. “You don’t run 26 miles at five minutes a mile on good looks and a secret recipe.” ~ Frank Shorter
  36. “We get picked up in these Rolls Royces and get three miles down the highway and five cop cars pull us over.” ~ Johnny Thunders

  37. “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
  38. “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
  39. “Distance never separates two hearts that really care, for our memories span the miles and in seconds we are there. But whenever I start feeling sad cuz I miss you I remind myself how lucky I am to have someone so special to miss.” ~ Henri Nouwen
  40. “I throw the ball ninety-two miles an hour, but they hit it back just as hard.” ~ Joaquin Andujar

  41. “You know it’s only 50 miles from Grand River to Canton, but it took me 67 years to travel that distance.” ~ Don Shula
  42. “On other shows, guys can’t wait to put 3000 miles between them during hiatus.” ~ Martin Milner
  43. “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
  44. “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

  45. “Problems look mighty small from 150 miles up.” ~ Roger B. Chaffee
  46. “I took Laura on a trip once where we followed the Immigrant Trail for about six hundred miles. She really learned a lesson. People forget too often how it was back then.” ~ Bruce Dern
  47. “When you can throw 97 miles an hour and put the ball over the plate anytime you want, it’s fun.” ~ Randy Johnson
  48. “Miles Davis is one who writes songs when he plays.” ~ Gerry Mulligan

  49. “In 1862, Abraham Lincoln signed the Homestead Act, a bill opening one half million square miles of territory in the western United States for settlement.” ~ Peter Agre
  50. “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
  51. “As horrific as this impact has been on my constituents, it is only a small part of the overwhelming destruction covering 90,000 square miles of the Gulf Coast.” ~ Jo Bonner
  52. “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

  53. “The only very rugged part of the route is in crossing the Big Horn mountain, which is about 30 miles wide.” ~ William Henry Ashley
  54. “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
  55. “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
  56. “But my attitude about it is I have miles to go before I sleep.” ~ Peabo Bryson

  57. “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
  58. “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
  59. “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
  60. “When Attenborough asked me to do Gandhi it was almost like stepping off one boat and stepping on to another, even though both boats are going at 60 miles per hour.” ~ Ben Kingsley

  61. “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
  62. “We have 45,000 square miles of geography in Ohio.” ~ Ken Blackwell
  63. “Detroit, the heart of the country… I grew up on 10 Mile, 2 miles better than 8 Mile.” ~ Kristen Bell

  64. “But you can travel on for ten thousand miles, and still stay where you are.” ~ Harry Chapin
  65. “Until I was four years old I lived in the house of my paternal grandfather, about two miles from the pretty little village of Wallace, at the mouth of the river of that name.” ~ Simon Newcomb

Miles used to say something is much greater or better than something else; or a unit of distance equal to 1,760 yards or 1.6 kilometers.

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