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Top 84 Paces Quotes

#1. He may be King Redrought Strong-in-the-Arm Lindenshield, Bear of the North, Defender of the Realm, Descendent of Thor, but to Thirrin he was just Dad, a man with a fondness for cats, a taste for comfy slippers and a huge laugh that could dent pewter at fifty paces. - Author: Stuart Hill
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#2. The march of good fortune has backward slips: to retreat one or two paces gives wings to the jumper. - Author: Saib Tabrizi
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#3. We live in a culture that paces itself to the speed of machines. We are trying like good little robots to match our speed with theirs. Humans cannot move at the same rate as machines. When we attempt to, we lose contact with our own humanness. - Author: Tian Dayton
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#4. Time travels in divers paces with divers persons. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#5. She cares about fall's magnificence in the rain
The dipping raindrops' dance assigning thence Indicated rhyme that eases her refrain
Before they met - her paces commence. - Author: Victoria Haugnes
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#6. Friendship may sometimes step a few paces in advance of truth. - Author: Walter Savage Landor
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#7. I don't work on poems and essays at once. They walk on different legs, speak with different tongues, draw from different parts of the psyche. Their paces are also different. - Author: Jane Hirshfield
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#8. And it's not that going out for a hack is wrong or bad, I certainly don't view it as that; it's just that there's something about the dressage, being put through your paces, that makes you better. - Author: Julia Ormond
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#9. It's about putting in the hours and going through the paces. - Author: Shawn Johnson
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#10. Technology paces industry, but there's a long lag in the process. - Author: R. Buckminster Fuller
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#11. Why didn't you tell us you were the Alexander Black who can stand atop a cantering horse and shoot a hole through a plum at a hundred paces?"
With a snort, Alec jerked his gaze away. "More like a cantaloupe. The thing shrinks with every retelling. Soon they'll have me shooting at a mustard seed. - Author: Sabrina Jeffries
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#12. Jumped and spun. Ten paces back along the path stood a luminous woman dressed in - Author: Eileen Wilks
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#13. He could cut a Trolloc in half with a gateway at three hundred paces, and summon fire from inside Dragonmount itself, and he still wanted to carry a sword. It was, she decided, a male thing. - Author: Robert Jordan
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#14. The lion was quite close to him now - but a few paces intervened - he crouched, and then, with a deafening roar, he sprang. - Author: Edgar Rice Burroughs
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#15. And balancing on eye beams/ above a sea of faces/ paces his way/ to the other side of day
pg. 30// // A Coney Island of the Mind - Author: Lawrence Ferlinghetti
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#16. Shave a gorilla and it would be almost impossible, at twenty paces, to distinguish him from a heavyweight champion of the world. Skin a chimpanzee, and it would take an autopsy to prove he was not a theologian. - Author: H.L. Mencken
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#17. I'm not method or anything like that, but sometimes you get the scenes and you're like 'Really, Damon [Lindelof]? More of this? Can I have one scene where it's a walk in the park?' But he doesn't do that. He puts every character through their paces. - Author: Justin Theroux
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#18. Demelza was beginning to feel like a lion tamer who has been putting his pets through their paces and finds them getting out of hand. - Author: Winston Graham
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#19. Even films without music are inspiring, as I think a good story is full of changes, different paces, and ideas. - Author: Volker Bertelmann
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#20. While running simple errands I often became hopelessly confused in the maze of crowded, filthy streets that began twenty paces beyond the north gate of the bridge, and as I limped back to my shelves of books I would feel as if I were returning from exile. - Author: Ross King
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#21. Standing this close to her, he could begin to see the difference. She was still looking down, still acting shy and quiet so that anyone more than three paces away would have no idea what she was saying. But there was a little more excitement in her hands. Her lips twitched, on the verge of smiling. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#22. May I make a suggestion," said Will. "About twenty paces behind us, in the Council room, is Benedict. If you'd like to go back in there and try kicking him, I recommend aiming upward and a little to the left- - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#23. The crowd will follow a leader who marches twenty paces ahead of them, but if he is a thousand paces ahead of them, they will neither see nor follow him. - Author: Georg Brandes
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#24. Time paces forward with exquisite regularity, at precisely the same velocity in every corner of space. Time is an infinite ruler. Time is absolute. - Author: Alan Lightman
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#25. Her careless beauty so huge it had to walk a few paces ahead of her, announcing itself. - Author: Jandy Nelson
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#26. Giza clocked on 24 paces daily. - Author: Ibrahim Ibrahim
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#27. Creostus's booming laugh leaves gooseflesh upon my arms. He paces close to me. "Jealous, Priestess? Do you wish to compete for my affections? I should like to see that." "I'm sure you would. But you will die first and so let us journey to Philon, if you please. - Author: Libba Bray
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#28. Charley is a mind-reading dog. There have been many trips in his lifetime, and often he has to be left at home. He knows we are going long before the suitcase has come out, and he paces and worries and whines and goes into a state of mild hysteria. - Author: John Steinbeck
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#29. Nature paces its change in gradual steps, and in this time of renewal, I danced in sync to the rhythm of life. - Author: Lynn C. Tolson
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#30. It was wearying, trying to adjust to all the paces life required. - Author: Larry McMurtry
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#31. Father Wolf ran out a few paces and heard Shere Khan - Author: Rudyard Kipling
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#32. When she spoke at last, I knew at once that she was rather drunk. "Seen something you fancy, Nancy? ... " she said.
I swallowed, unsure of what reply to make to her. She walked closer, then stopped a few paces from me, and continued to fix me with the same even, arrogant gaze. - Author: Sarah Waters
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#33. walked a few paces away from her, then turned his whole body towards the south; in this flat desert, it wasn't impractical to triple his axial span. He - Author: Greg Egan
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#34. Words were numbers were codes were formulae. Words held secret maps, the measuring of paces, the patterns of mortal minds, of histories, of cities, of continents and warrens. - Author: Steven Erikson
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#35. He'd been prowling this bedchamber every night, driven wild by the knowledge only two oaken doors and some fifty paces of wainscoted corridor lay between him and the woman he'd crossed a continent to hold.

-Luke's thoughts - Author: Tessa Dare
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#36. Hey, you wanna drop back a few paces? Did you forget how spying works? You're supposed to at least aim for unobtrusive. The others pretty much have it down, but you're about as inconspicuous as a drag queen at a Girl Scout meeting. - Author: Rachel Vincent
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#37. She had gone quite a distance. He had to backtrack a significant way, stopping to call out every few paces. When at last he found Yorda, the sight of her slender frame sent a stab of pain through Ico's chest as he remembered the girl he had seen in the water.
He reached out his hand to her. - Author: Miyuki Miyabe
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#38. Emotionlessly she kissed me in the vineyard and walked off down the row. We turned at a dozen paces, for love is a duel, and looked up at each other for the last time. - Author: Jack Kerouac
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#39. Mariam knew that life for the most part had been unkind to her. But as she walked the final twenty paces, she could not help but wish for more of it. - Author: Khaled Hosseini
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#40. Her hand holding his for a dozen paces. His, resting on the small of her back for a moment. Touches that had no real purpose but to say I'm here and We are together still. - Author: Veronica Rossi
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#41. She left the web, she left the loom, She made three paces through the room - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#42. In the centre of our line, eighty paces to my left, I felt Cadus raise his hand; I did not need to look.
'Sound,' he said. That was all. - Author: M.C. Scott
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#43. What a shot! Now tell me Zurov wastes his time making holes in five-kopeck pieces! From forty paces straight into the back of the head, and you have to take the poor light into account. - Author: Boris Akunin
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#44. Life is short. From here to that old car you know so well there is a stretch of twenty, twenty-five paces. It is a very short walk. Make those twenty-five steps. Now. Right now. Come just as you are. And we shall live happily ever after. - Author: Vladimir Nabokov
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#45. In the presence of the storm, thunderbolts, hurricane, rain, darkness, and the lions, which might be concealed but a few paces away, he felt disarmed and helpless. - Author: Henryk Sienkiewicz
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#46. Whenever you squander attention on something that doesn't put your brain through its paces and stimulate change, your mind stagnates a little and life feels dull. - Author: Winifred Gallagher
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#47. I watch the sky progress through its morning paces, the light turning from rose to saffron as the sun ascends, its rays like ribbons tangling in the tops of trees. - Author: Lauren Slater
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#48. Monique stood, arms akimbo, some six or seven paces away from Sophronia, and letting forth a scream of unadulterated anger, she hurled a cheese pie at Sophronia's head. - Author: Gail Carriger
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#49. twenty, thirty paces without stopping or turning - that was - Author: Tim Vicary
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#50. Ill-weaved ambition, how much art thou shrunk! When that this body did contain a spirit a kingdom for it was to small a bound. But now two paces of the vilest earth are room enough - Author: William Shakespeare
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#51. We turned at a dozen paces, for love is a duel, and looked at each other for the last time. - Author: Jack Kerouac
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#52. On a good day her breath could drop a bull at a hundred paces. This was definitely not one of her good days. She was filthy and unappealing in every possible way. - Author: Michael R. Fletcher
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#53. It was a Magnum .32, CIA issue, gray, mean, heavy, capable of blowing a man away at thirty paces, and leaving nothing more than a red mist, a ghastly mess, and a certain amount of paperwork. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#54. There is music wherever there is harmony, order and proportion; and thus far we may maintain the music of the spheres; for those well ordered motions, and regular paces, though they give no sound unto the ear, yet to the understanding they strike a note most full of harmony. - Author: Thomas Browne
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#55. We put these things through their paces." He tensed suddenly. "Have you been using these the whole time we've been apart?" I knew what he was asking. "Only when I was by myself." I'd kept the sheets faithful to Tristan. Bully for me. We were so freaking screwed up. So freaking screwed. - Author: R.K. Lilley
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#56. Simon's dark eyes were serious. "I trust you," he said "I don't trust him." He cut his glance toward Jace, who was walking a few paces ahead of them, apparently conversing with the cat. Clary wondered what they were talking about. Politics? Opera? The high price of tuna? - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#57. Honey, I can smell the scent of another woman from 500 paces. - Author: Bette Midler
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#58. Physicists have yet to find anything capable of exceeding our known speed of light. The Tao cannot be named, and so I say there is one thing that out-paces all things: we call it "thought." I can fill a room a with light before I'm anywhere near the switch. - Author: Laurie Perez
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#59. Close your eyes and listen, then walk twenty paces farther than you thought necessary. Just when you're certain you've lost your way completely, you'll be there. Open your eyes. - Author: Alice Hoffman
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#60. The shots had dispersed the birds; there remained only two marabous, standing between ten and twenty paces away and plunged in reverie. They were like two old men with bald heads pressed between the shoulders. - Author: Henryk Sienkiewicz
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#61. I have never been the mousy, stand-two-paces-behind, obedient 'little woman' type. - Author: Joan Collins
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#62. Where are you actually going?" My voice rings down the empty street. "I just told you. I'm going out stalking." "What, on foot?" I come closer by another six paces. "You were going to walk?" "I was going to run down the middle of the street like the Terminator. - Author: Sally Thorne
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#63. In Cintra, as she remembered, an attractive man was one whose head reached the ceiling, whose shoulders were as broad as a doorway, who swore like a dwarf, roared like a buffalo and stank at thirty paces of horses, sweat and beer, regardless of what time of day or night it was. - Author: Andrzej Sapkowski
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#64. I can disintegrate a virgin's inhibitions at fifty paces, but I can't last two weeks at a job where I'm wearing a stupid hairnet and a paper hat. - Author: Jim Butcher
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#65. I liked this shop very much, it has a cynical and obstinate look, it insolently recalled the rights of dirt and vermin, only two paces from the most costly church in France. - Author: Jean-Paul Sartre
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#66. Little Richard walked a few paces back, armed with a flintlock pistol, which he hoped would be effective against spiders. - Author: Dave Barry
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#67. For the climber averse to avoidable acrobatics a given niche may lie so many paces or meters to east or west of the woman vanquished without of course his naming her thus or otherwise even in his thoughts. - Author: Samuel Beckett
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#68. That disapproving look was back in her eyes. Her teacher face. The one that could make you squirm from ten paces, even if you were innocent. And I hadn't been innocent for years. - Author: Laurell K. Hamilton
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#69. Tomorrow, sell our camel and buy a horse. Camels are traitorous: they walk thousands of paces and never seem to tire. Then suddenly, they kneel and die. But horses tire bit by bit. You always know how much you know you can ask of them, and when it is that they are about to die. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#70. I can't not be with you, Nathan. I wanted to leave you in that grave and walk away but I couldn't. I can't walk ten paces away from you without it hurting me. I treasure every second with you. Every second. More than you know. - Author: Sally Green
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#71. I'm not looking for fate. I'm seventeen. I'm looking for kissing, and to move forward a few paces on the game board. You know, do some Living. (With my lips.) - Author: Laini Taylor
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#72. Thou hast had thty day, old dame, but thy sun has long been set. Thou art now the very emblem of an old warhorse turned out on the barren heath; thou hast had thy paces in thy time, but now a broken amble is the best of them. - Author: Walter Scott
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#73. Sir, I can use profanity in more than a thousand languages, some having curses that will addle an egg at a hundred paces. - Author: Robert A. Heinlein
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#74. Fenworth owned a world-famous library. More rooms held books than beds. Pillows stuffed in niches and comfortable chairs scattered throughout each room offered abundant paces to curl up and read. - Author: Donita K. Paul
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#75. It was the usual sort of academic battle: footnotes at ten paces, bolstered by snide articles in academic journals and lots of sniping about methodology, a thrust and parry of source and countersource. My sources had to be better. - Author: Lauren Willig
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#76. She did not hesitate. Right into the hole she went, which was high enough to let her walk without stooping. For a little way there was a brown glimmer, but at the first turn it all but ceased, and before she had gone many paces she was in total darkness. - Author: George MacDonald
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#77. The whole point of writing something down is that your voice will then carry for thousands of miles, whereas in direct conversation it fades at a hundred paces. - Author: Matteo Ricci
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#78. We stayed like that, him watching me crying, for as long as we could stand it. Then he took a couple of paces away. The room needed a window for him to go to and look out of. I could feel the grammar of the moment demanding it. - Author: Glen Duncan
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#79. I am the Great White Buffalo and I play an American-made Gibson guitar that can blow your head clean off at 100 paces. - Author: Ted Nugent
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#80. If I might make a suggestion," said Will. "About twenty paces behind us, in the Council room, is Benedict. If you'd like to go back in there and try kicking him, I recommend aiming upward and a bit to the left - - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#81. Frau Elena paces the parlor, her slippers whispering left, whispering right. Coal cars grind past in the wet dark. Machinery hums in the distance: pistons throbbing, belts turning. Smoothly. Madly. - Author: Anthony Doerr
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#82. The strategy of keeping the studio close, like an outbuilding five paces from the house, or in the loft next door, or with the studio on one end and the bed on the other - makes art always available. - Author: Sara Genn
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#83. The bell of public opinion is today making the Morgan-Rockefeller-Vanderbilt class jump. Nor are the strongest of our corporations immune. The railroads have had to jump pretty lively, and certain gigantic industrial combinations are also being put through their paces. - Author: B.C. Forbes
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#84. Worlds of my own creation are erected with walls that are within but a few scant paces of each other. The world that God creates for me has no idea what walls are. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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