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Quotes of the Day for 8 April 2003 – Records

I've never been much of a sports fan, but even I've heard of baseball players at the level of Babe Ruth and Hank Aaron. It was on this day in 1974 that Hank Aaron hit his 715th home run, eclipsing Ruth's lifetime record. Today's theme is setting and breaking Records.

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The quotes:

America is a country that doesn't know where it is going, but is determined to set a speed record getting there.
     - Laurence Johnston Peter, 1919 - 1990

Somebody will always break your records. It is how you live that counts.
     - Earl Campbell

Our business in life is not to get ahead of others, but to get ahead of ourselves - to break our own records, to outstrip our yesterday by our today.
     - Stewart B. Johnson

Libraries keep the records on behalf of all humanity ... the unique and the absurd, the wise and [the] fragments of stupidity.
     - Vartan Gregorian

Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.
     - William A. Ward

There isn't a flaw in his golf or his makeup. He will win more majors than Arnold Palmer and me combined. Somebody is going to dust my records. It might as well be Tiger, because he's such a great kid.
     - Jack Nicklaus


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