Push yourself again and again. Don't give an inch until the final buzzer sounds.
Not an inch of our territory or a stone of our fortresses.
Golf is a game that is played on a five inch course the distance between your ears.Bobby Jones
A cubic inch of some stars weighs a hundred tonsBlue tit, who could measure the power of your tiny spark of energy?Norman Alexander MacCaig
The ground which a colored man occupies in this country is, every inch of it, sternly disputed.frederick douglass
"Oh, no single piece of our mental world is to be hermetically sealed off from the rest, and there is not a square inch in the whole domain of our human existence over which Christ, who is Sovereign over all, does not cry: 'Mine!'" ()
Give him an inch and he'll take a yard.
Variant: Give him an inch and he'll take a mile.
A miss by an inch is a miss by a mile.
For while the tired waves vainly breaking Seem here no painful inch to gain, Far back, through creeks and inlets making, Comes silent, flooding in, the main.arthur hugh clough
With all this bulk there's nothing lost in Og, For every inch that is not fool is rogue:;: A monstrous mass of fuul corrupted matter, As all the devils had spew'd to make the baiter. When wine has given him courage to blaspheme, He curses God, but God before curst him:;; And, if man could have reason, none has more. That made his paunch so rich, and him so poor.john dryden
“How can a man be said to have a country where he has no right to a square inch of soil...”henry george
America stands strongest in challenging terrorism when we do not give up an inch of our civil liberties.dennis kucinich
You ask what a nice girl will do? She won't give an inch, but she won't say no.
An inch of foreknowledge is worth ten miles of after-thought.jack vance
Brethren, is not this the Saviour that you need? one who can save you from the utmost depths of depravity, in the utmost corner of the earth, on the utmost inch of time? One who can save you amidst the utmost urgency of fierce temptations, and who in the uttermost extreme of exhausted nature, when heart and flesh do faint and fail, completes the work, and seals the salvation for evermore?
One inch of joy surmounts of grief a span, because to laugh is proper to the man.
Iran is the country of the poorest of the poor and the richest of the rich. The lot of the majority of people in Iran has not moved forward even an inch during the last fifty years of the Pahlavi dynasty's reign, though the seven-year-old middle-class boy of fifty years ago, namely, the present Shah of Iran, has grown to be one of the richest men on earth.
We do not want a single foot of foreign territory; but of our territory we shall not surrender a single inch to anyone.
He had discovered that a cubic inch of marble consisted of about half its weight of pure lime, and as much air as would fill a vessel holding six wine gallons. ... What could be more singular than to find so subtle a substance as air existing in the form of a hard stone, and its presence accompanied by such a change in the properties of that stone? ... It is surely a dull mind that will not be animated by such a prospect.
I’ll not budge an inch.