Quotes of Miles

  1. In Sierra Leone last year there was just the two of us hanging out of a helicopter and, when we were in Bosnia, I drove an armoured vehicle, thousands of miles – Kate Adie
  2. Brass bands are all very well in their place- outdoors and several miles away. – Thomas Beecham
  3. Detroit, the heart of the country... I grew up on 10 Mile, 2 miles better than 8 Mile. – Kristen Bell
  4. We have 45, 000 square miles of geography in Ohio. – Kenneth Blackwell
  5. Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you're a thousand miles from the corn field. – Dwight D. Eisenhower
  6. Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time. – Lyndon B. Johnson
  7. The sediments of the past are many miles in collective thickness: yet the feeble silt of the rivers built them all from base to summit. – John Joly
  8. Too often I would hear men boast of the miles covered that day, rarely of what they had seen. – Louis L'Amour
  9. There's no sort o' mistake in little Bullet. He can pick up miles on his feet, and fling 'em behind him as fast as the next man's hoss, I don't care where he comes from. And he can keep at it as long as the sun can shine without resting. – Augustus Baldwin Longstreet
  10. You can tell by looking at me that I've got more miles behind me than I've got in front of me. When you reach that point, if you've got some good years left, you want to make sure that you use them wisely. – Tom Osborne
  11. My husband travels a lot with his job, so we have a lot of frequent flyer miles so we can hop on a plane with no notice. That's a nice luxury and he is very supportive. – Jeri Ryan
  12. We get picked up in these Rolls Royces and get three miles down the highway and five cop cars pull us over. – Johnny Thunders
  13. I was always looking ahead. I used to do all kinds of things for entertainment. When I was young, we had no radio, no TV. We were 30 miles from the public library, out in the sticks in Western Kansas, and so I'd do arithmetic exercises. – Clyde Tombaugh
  14. Everything officers go through in any chase anywhere in the country, but amped up 100 times! I'm right in the thick of things in a car going like 80 miles an hour, and doing 360s in the middle of the road. It was a wild ride. – Amy Weber
  15. At the outset, at least, all three groups had something else to recommend them, as well: They were headquartered 3, 000 miles away from the East Side of Manhattan. – Thomas Wolfe

Usage examples for Miles

  1. Listen to that, Pa, a post office in four miles of us." – Land of the Burnt Thigh by Edith Eudora Kohl
  2. And so for four years they lived within three miles of each other and never met. – Round the Red Lamp Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life by Arthur Conan Doyle
  3. It's five miles away by the road. – Love Eternal by H. Rider Haggard
  4. Perhaps even a few thousand miles away. – Brain Twister by Gordon Randall Garrett Laurence Mark Janifer
  5. There were no men and women for miles round. – Folk-Tales of Bengal by Lal Behari Day
  6. I was an hundred and twenty miles away from this place then, at Abbotsbury in Dorsetshire, and there are a hundred people I can bring to prove it. – The Strange Story Book by Mrs. Andrew Lang
  7. " I live about two miles off," she said, " at Emmerton Cottage; but I am here a great deal." – Amy Herbert by Elizabeth Sewell
  8. " It's only four miles – The Son of his Father by Ridgwell Cullum
  9. The earth shook for three miles round. – The Revolt of The Netherlands, Complete by Frederich Schiller
  10. At four miles and five and six.... – Space Platform by Murray Leinster
  11. It isn't more than two or three miles across, is it?" – The Go Ahead Boys on Smugglers' Island by Ross Kay
  12. " Very well, Miles said Strong. – Treachery in Outer Space by Carey Rockwell and Louis Glanzman
  13. Can you drive forty miles – On the Frontier by Bret Harte
  14. Miles away, perhaps, but close! – The Desert of Wheat by Zane Grey
  15. A. Not more than three or four miles – Trial of the Officers and Crew of the Privateer Savannah, on the Charge of Piracy, in the United States Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York by A. F. Warburton
  16. And it is only thirty miles – The-Motor-Girls-on-a-Tour by Penrose, Margaret
  17. This, said he, is nothing to another a few miles off. – A Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland by Samuel Johnson
  18. It's all right- only a few miles back. – The Magnetic North by Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
  19. The distance was twenty miles and the stage made it in four hours. – A Boy's Town by W. D. Howells
  20. The next place I live in, he said, will be more than a hundred miles away. – The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins

Rhymes for Miles