Quotes of the Day for 6 August 2000 – Distance
Boats, planes, or the family station wagon, everybody's on the road. Today we have some thoughts on Distance.
If I have been able to see farther than others, it was because I stood on the shoulders of giants.
- Isaac Newton
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet.
- James Oppenheim
The journey is difficult, immense. We will travel as far as we can, but we cannot in one lifetime see all that we would like to see or to learn all that we hunger to know.
- Loren Eiseley
Slight not what's near through aiming at what's far.
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