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Quotes of the Day for 10 September 2004 – The Road

Today's theme is The Road. Charles Kuralt, who made a career of finding interesting things along quiet parts of America's byways, was born on this day in 1934. Also, on this day in 1913 the Lincoln Highway opened for traffic, the first coast-to-coast paved road in the US.

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The quotes:

It does no harm just once in a while to acknowledge that the whole country isn't in flames, that there are people in the country besides politicians, entertainers, and criminals.
     - Charles Kuralt, 1934 - 1997

Never look down to test the ground before taking your next step; only he who keeps his eye fixed on the far horizon will find the right road.
     - Dag Hammarskjold, 1905 - 1961

There is no road too long to the man who advances deliberately and without undue haste; there are no honors too distant to the man who prepares himself for them with patience.
     - Jean de La Bruyère, 1645 - 1696

There's nothing in the middle of the road but a yellow stripe and dead armadillos.
     - Jim Hightower

Throughout the centuries there were men who took first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.
     - Ayn Rand, 1905 - 1982

I have been told I was on the road to hell, but I had no idea it was just a mile down the road with a Dome on it.
     - Abraham Lincoln, 1809 - 1865


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