Quotes of the Day for 14 September 2006 – 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 it, 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.
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
Fainthearted animals move about in herds. The lion walks alone in the desert. Let the poet always walk thus.
- Alfred Victor Vigny, 1797 - 1863
Sometimes I think we're alone in the universe, and sometimes I think we're not. In either case the idea is quite staggering.
- Arthur C. Clarke
People who take time to be alone usually have depth, originality, and quiet reserve.
- John Miller
Down to Gehenna or up to the Throne,
He travels fastest who travels alone.
- Joseph Rudyard Kipling, 1865 - 1936
If you are afraid of being lonely, don't try to be right.
- Jules Renard, 1864 - 1910
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