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Quotes of the Day for 14 September 2003 – Alone

Jack Moore was born at Chicago on this day in 1914 and was working as a circus acrobat by age eight. At twenty he was modeling in New York, started doing bit parts and stunts in movies in 1938. He changed his name to Clayton before the war, and focused on western roles after the war, putting a mask on for the first time to play the title role in "Ghost of Zorro" in 1949. Starting in 1952, he really only had one role, again wearing a mask - he played the Lone Ranger on the TV show and in two movies, not to mention countless personal appearances. Here's to the man in the mask, riding off into the sunset, Alone.

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The quotes:

The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.
     - Alan Ashley-Pitt

Certain springs are tapped only when we are alone.
     - Anne Morrow Lindbergh, 1906 - 2001

In any great organization it is far, far safer to be wrong with the majority than to be right alone.
     - John Kenneth Galbraith

I am sure of this, that by going much alone a man will get more of a noble courage in thought and word than from all the wisdom that is in books.
     - Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803 - 1882

The right to be let alone is indeed the beginning of all freedom.
     - William O. Douglas, 1898 - 1980

An intellectual snob is someone who can listen to the William Tell Overture and not think of The Lone Ranger.
     - Dan Rather


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