Distance lends enchantment
distance lends enchantment (to the view)
When one is removed from something, it becomes deceptively appealing. But you hated that rickety old house when we lived there! Remember that distance lends enchantment to the view.
Distance lends enchantment (to the view).
Prov. Things that are far away from you appear better than they really are. Jill: High school was the happiest time of my life. Jane: But that was fifteen years ago. I think distance lends enchantment to the view.