Miles Quotes

“If you hit the wrong note, it...

“If you hit the wrong note, it’s the next note that determines if it’s good or bad.”—Miles Davis
📅︎ Jan 29
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You have just dined, and however scrupulously the...

You have just dined, and however scrupulously the slaughterhouse is concealed in the graceful distance of miles, there is complicity. -Ralph Waldo Emerson
📅︎ Mar 10
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A journey is best...

A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.
📅︎ Feb 18
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"You'll never have that kind of relationship in a world where y...

"You'll never have that kind of relationship in a world where you're always afraid to take the first step because all you see is every negative thing then miles down the road". -Good Will Hunting
📅︎ Feb 13
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"The journey of a th...

"The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step." ( Lao Tzu)
📅︎ Feb 12
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“Anybody can play. The note is only 20 ...

“Anybody can play. The note is only 20 percent. The attitude of the motherfucker who plays it is 80 percent.” ― Miles Davis
📅︎ Jan 29
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"Times is not the ma...

"Times is not the main thing. It's the olny thing." By Miles Davis
📅︎ Feb 04
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"Nostalgia is a liar and how it montages our best mem...

"Nostalgia is a liar and how it montages our best memories, while omitting our truths, and the truth is not every experience is meant to last forever." - Miles Carter
📅︎ Jan 20
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"Do the difficult things while they are easy and do ...

"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
📅︎ Dec 23
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"You have to stay in shape. My grandmother, she started...

"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
📅︎ Nov 24
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"Try your best, even if you fail...

"Try your best, even if you fail you are miles ahead of those not trying." I don't know who said this.
📅︎ Dec 22
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You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knee...

You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees for a hundred miles through the desert, repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves. MARY OLIVER
📅︎ Dec 24
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“The fact that we live at the bottom of a deep gravity well, on the surface of a gas cov...

“The fact that we live at the bottom of a deep gravity well, on the surface of a gas covered planet going around a nuclear fireball 90 million miles away and think this to be normal is obviously some indication of how skewed our perspective tends to be.” ― Douglas Adams
📅︎ Aug 30
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"A journey of a thous...

"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step" - Confucius
📅︎ Nov 10
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"Too often I would hear men boast ...

"Too often I would hear men boast of the miles covered that day, rarely of what they had seen." -Louis L'Amour
📅︎ Oct 18
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"We're all lights in the darkness for one another. When one light goes out, it mak...

"We're all lights in the darkness for one another. When one light goes out, it makes it that much more dark for the rest of us. The human eye can see a single candle from four miles away. You never know when your light is the only light someone can see."
📅︎ Jul 22
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Do the difficult things while they are easy and do th...

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- Laozi/ Lao Tzu
📅︎ Oct 01
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"Skiing consists of wearing $3,000 worth of clothes ...

"Skiing consists of wearing $3,000 worth of clothes and equipment and driving 200 miles in the snow in order to stand around at a bar and drink." — P. J. O'Rourke
📅︎ Aug 28
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“Knowledge is knowing a tomato i...

“Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.” - Miles Kington
📅︎ Mar 24
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“Do the difficult things while they are easy and do ...

“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
📅︎ Apr 26
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"Knowledge is knowing a tomato i...

"Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad." - Miles Kington
📅︎ Oct 09
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"If the automobile had followed the same development cycle as the comp...

"If the automobile had followed the same development cycle as the computer, a Rolls-Royce would today cost $100, get a million miles per gallon, and explode once a year, killing everyone inside." — Robert X. Cringely
📅︎ Aug 26
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“May you never forget how far you have co...

“May you never forget how far you have come and all the miles you have traveled just to get to this place” -Morgan Harper Nichols
📅︎ Apr 15
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"Sometimes it takes a lon...

"Sometimes it takes a long time to learn how to play like yourself." -Miles Davis
📅︎ Mar 20
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"My grandmother started walking five miles a day...

"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
📅︎ Feb 27
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"We live in a strange world where t...

"We live in a strange world where the poor walk miles to get food and rich walk miles to digest it." —Ismail Menk
📅︎ Mar 05
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"He who hesitates is no...

"He who hesitates is not only lost, but miles from the next exit." — Unknown
📅︎ Jan 18
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Thanksgiving is an emotional holiday. People travel thou...

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
📅︎ Nov 20
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"In the US, 100 years is a lon...

"In the US, 100 years is a long time, but in Europe, 100 miles is a long way" -Guy from Newark Bar
📅︎ Mar 26
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“A journey is best ...

“A journey is best measured in friends, not miles” - Tim Cahill
📅︎ Oct 10
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“The journey of a tho...

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” -Lao Tzu
📅︎ May 22
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"In 1492 Christopher Columbus missed his mark by five thousand miles. He c...

"In 1492 Christopher Columbus missed his mark by five thousand miles. He called Native Americans Indians. He missed the hemisphere. Yet we still make statues to this moron and have named a day after him." -John "Bradshaw" Layfield
📅︎ Apr 05
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“The fact that we live at the bottom of a deep gravity well, on the surface of a g...

“The fact that we live at the bottom of a deep gravity well, on the surface of a gas covered planet going around a nuclear fireball 90 million miles away and think this to be normal is obviously some indication of how skewed our perspective tends to be.”
📅︎ Dec 13
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" The journey of a ...

" The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step." _Lao Tzu
📅︎ Sep 09
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"From out there on the moon, international politics look so petty. You want to gra...

"From out there on the moon, international politics look so petty. You want to grab a politician by the scruff of the neck and drag him a quarter of a million miles out and say, ‘Look at that, you son of a bitch.'” - Edgar Mitchell, Apollo 14 Astronaut
📅︎ Jan 27
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"You have just dined, and however scrupulously the...

"You have just dined, and however scrupulously the slaughter-house is concealed in the graceful distance of miles, there is complicity" - Ralph Waldo Emerson
📅︎ Jan 17
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"He who hesitates is no...

"He who hesitates is not only lost, but miles from the next exit." — Unknown
📅︎ Aug 28
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"The journey of a tho...

"The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step" - Lao Tzu
📅︎ Jun 05
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"Do not forget the miles! Many people remember to include miles to t...

"Do not forget the miles! Many people remember to include miles to their clients or vendors. However, what about those trips to the office supply store, bank, post office? These miles add up.” - Jeffrey Schneider
📅︎ Apr 02
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