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Quotes of the Day for 24 September 2001 – The Hour

It was on this day in 1968 that CBS first aired "Sixty Minutes." To mark the anniversary, here are quotes relating to the significance of the hour.

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The quotes:

Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
     - D. H.Lawrence

Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duty, and so bear ourselves that, if the British Empire and its Commonwealth lasts for a thousand years, men will still say, 'This was their finest hour.'
     - Winston Churchill

Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage and then is heard no more: it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.
     - William Shakespeare, Macbeth

When a man sits with a pretty girl for an hour, it seems like a minute. But let him sit on a hot stove for a minute - and it's longer than any hour. That's relativity.
     - Albert Einstein

With every passing hour our solar system comes forty-three thousand miles closer to globular cluster M13 in the constellation Hercules, and still there are some misfits who continue to insist that there is no such thing as progress.
     - Ransom K. Ferm


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