Quotes of Ell

“ Distance changes utterly when you take the world on foot. A mile becomes a long way, two miles literally considerable, ten miles whopping, fifty miles at the very limits of conception. The world, you realize, is enormous in a way that only you and a small community of fellow hikers know… ”

- Bill Bryson

“ Camille came inland about a mile and a half. Katrina's awesome strength moved inland for several miles and hit several communities up to Jackson. ”

- Pete Johnson

“ And this is the fashion which thou shalt make it of: The length of the ark shall be three hundred cubits, the breadth of it fifty cubits, and the height of it thirty cubits. ”

- Bible

“ But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep, and miles to go before I sleep. ”

- Robert Frost

“ The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep. ”

- Robert Frost

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

- Richard Bach

“ There are no traffic jams in the second mile. ”

- Unknown

“ There are no traffic jams when you go the extra mile. ”

- Anonymous

“ 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

“ Every mile is two in winter. ”

- George Herbert

“ An inch in a miss is as good as an ell. ”

- William Camden

“ It is the vice of a vulgar mind to be thrilled by bigness, to think that a thousand square miles are a thousand times more wonderful than one square mile, and that a million square miles are almost the same as heaven. ”

- E. M. Forster

“ And he stood before the altar of the LORD in the presence of all the congregation of Israel, and spread forth his hands: / For Solomon had made a brasen scaffold of five cubits long, and five cubits broad, and three cubits high, and had set it in the midst of the court: and upon it he stood, and kneeled down upon his knees before all the congregation of Israel, and spread forth his hands toward heaven. ”

- Bible

“ To make a change often takes a lot of initial energy and effort. This is not unlike a rocket that expends most of its energy in the first few miles even though its destination may be hundreds of thousands of miles away. ”

- Unknown

“ To make a change often takes a lot of initial energy and effort. This is not unlike a rocket that expends most of its energy in the first few miles even though its destination may be hundreds of thousands of miles away. ”

- Unknown
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