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Quotes of the Day for 9 November 2000 – Touch

The old AT&T urged us to "reach out and touch somebody," but suggested that instead of touching them we should call them from a long distance. Many of you have written to say that I've touched you with a timely quote, but I never got within a hundred miles of most of you. Touch is touch, no distance and needing no words, contact.

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The quotes:

Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.
     - Charles Dickens

A child's hand in yours - what tenderness and power it arouses. You are instantly the very touchstone of wisdom and strength.
     - Marjorie Holmes

In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.
     - Leonardo da Vinci

I had only one superstition. I made sure to touch all the bases when I hit a home run.
     - Babe Ruth

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