Trip Quotes (7 quotes)
If I had my way every French boy would be required to take a trip to America as part of his education.
If our intention had been merely to bring back a handful of soil and rocks from the lunar gravel pit and then forget the whole thing, we would certainly be history's biggest fools. But that is not our intention nowit never will be. What we are seeking in tomorrow's [Apollo 11] trip is indeed that key to our future on earth. We are expanding the mind of man. We are extending this God-given brain and these God-given hands to their outermost limits and in so doing all mankind will benefit. All mankind will reap the harvest . What we will have attained when Neil Armstrong steps down upon the moon is a completely new step in the evolution of man.
Kilometers are shorter than miles. Save gas, take your next trip in kilometers.
Qualified scientists in Washington believe that the atom-blasting of Japan is the start toward heating plants the size of telephone booths for great factories, and motor-car trips of 1,000 hours on one gram of fuel. One expert estimated that with a few grams of uranium it might be possible to power the Queen Mary from Europe to the U.S. and back again. One of Americas leading scientists, Doctor Vollrath, said that the new discovery brings mans attempt to reach the moon within bounds of possibility.
The Humorless Person: I have a friend who has about as much sense of humor as the wooden Indian of commerce. Some time ago he made a trip through the Mammoth Cave of Kentucky. He did his sight-seeing very thoroughly. He didnt miss a single ramification in that great crack in the face of Mother Nature. I asked him what he thought of the Mammoth Cave. Well, said he, taking it as a hole, it is all right.
Travel by canoe is not a necessity, and will nevermore be the most efficient way to get from one region to another, or even from one lake to another anywhere. A canoe trip has become simply a rite of oneness with certain terrain, a diversion off the field, an art performed not because it is a necessity but because there is value in the art itself.
[American] Fathers are spending too much time taking care of babies. No other civilization ever let responsible and important men spend their time in this way. They should not be involved in household details. They should take the children on trips, explore with them and talk things over. Men today have lost something by turning towards the home instead of going out of it.