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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.

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The quotes:

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.
     - Euripides


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