Quotations that match 'highway'.

The reason the Romans built their great paved highways was because they had such inconvenient footwear. Charles de Montesquieu
[ Because Built Great Had Highways Inconvenient Paved Reason Romans Such Their]
I'd rather break stones on the king's highway than hem a handkerchief. Anne Sullivan Macy
[ Break Handkerchief Hem Highway King Rather Stones Than]
Discount air fares, a car in every parking space and the interstate highway system have made every place accessible - and every place alike. Ronald Steel
[ Accessible Air Alike Car Discount Every Fares Highway Interstate Made Parking Place Space System]
Dear motorist on the information superhighway. I'm sorry I do not have a car. Eric San
[ Car Dear Information Sorry]
People think our work is monumental because it's art, but human beings do much bigger things: they build giant airports, highways for thousands of miles, much, much bigger than what we create. Christo
[ Airports Art Because Beings Bigger Build Create Giant Highways Human Miles Monumental Much Our Than Things Think Thousands Work]
While America's infrastructure needs are substantial, there is no reason to delay completion of the highway bill. Every day of delay means jobs lost, investment opportunities missed and growth sacrificed. John Engler
[ America Bill Completion Day Delay Every Growth Highway Infrastructure Investment Jobs Lost Means Missed Needs Opportunities Reason Sacrificed Substantial While]
After two years of hard work and debate, Congress has passed a highway bill that will help fuel our economy by creating roughly 500,000 new jobs, as well as address many critical transportation needs in Ohio and the 18th Congressional District. Bob Ney
[ Address After Bill Congress Congressional Creating Critical Debate District Economy Fuel Hard Help Highway Jobs Many Needs New Ohio Our Passed Roughly Transportation Two Well Will Work Years]
The most excellent and divine counsel, the best and most profitable advertisement of all others, but the least practiced, is to study and learn how to know ourselves. This is the foundation of wisdom and the highway to whatever is good. Pierre Charron
[ Advertisement Best Counsel Divine Excellent Foundation Good Highway How Know Learn Least Most Others Ourselves Practiced Profitable Study Whatever Wisdom]
We measure our days out in steps of uncertainty not turning to see how far we've come. And peer down the highway from here to eternity and reach out for love on the run. Al Stewart
[ Come Days Down Eternity Far Here Highway How Love Measure Our Out Peer Reach Run See Steps Turning Uncertainty]
What our children have to fear is not the cars on the highways of tomorrow but our own pleasure in calculating the most elegant parameters of their deaths. J. G. Ballard
[ Calculating Cars Children Deaths Elegant Fear Highways Most Our Own Parameters Pleasure Their Tomorrow]
A man's conscience, like a warning line on the highway, tells him what he shouldn't do - but it does not keep him from doing it. Frank Howard Clark
[ Conscience Does Doing Highway Him Keep Line Man Tells Warning]
I remember coming to this college in the 1960s as a new legislator when a road divided the campus - and it was not fully paved at that - and no wall defined the campus from the highway. Michael N. Castle
[ Campus College Coming Defined Divided Fully Highway Legislator New Paved Remember Road Wall]
By failing to keep their end of the bargain, the Bush administration would allow New Jersey projects to deteriorate and make New Jersey highways and bridges less safe. Robert Menendez
[ Administration Allow Bargain Bridges Bush Deteriorate End Failing Highways Jersey Keep Less Make New Projects Safe Their Would]
Until the people, by amendment, change the constitution, I urge that the counties cooperate with one another, that future road work be more uniform, and done in such a way that it will result in connected and continuous highways. Arthur Capper
[ Amendment Another Change Connected Constitution Continuous Cooperate Counties Done Future Highways More Result Road Such Uniform Until Urge Way Will Work]
Take the back roads instead of the highways. Minnie Pearl
[ Back Highways Instead Roads Take]
We continue to subsidize highways and aviation, but when it comes to our passenger rail system, we refuse to provide the money Amtrak needs to survive. Corrine Brown
[ Amtrak Aviation Comes Continue Highways Money Needs Our Passenger Provide Rail Refuse Subsidize Survive System]
As a kid, we would drive up and down 77 North - that's our highway - there would be office buildings on the side of the highway and I'd be like, that's what my house is going to look like when I get older. I'm going to start making my house look like this. LeBron James
[ Buildings Down Drive Get Going Highway House Kid Look Making North Office Older Our Side Start Up Would]
I've seen every highway in the United States, and they all look alike to me. Loretta Lynn
[ Alike Every Highway Look Seen States United]
A modern fleet of ships does not so much make use of the sea as exploit a highway. Joseph Conrad
[ Does Exploit Fleet Highway Make Modern Much Sea Ships Use]
These were big ones. Those companies would then go in and build an electrical system or ports or highways, and these would basically serve just a few of the very wealthiest families in those countries. John Perkins
[ Basically Big Build Companies Countries Electrical Families Few Go Highways Just Ones Ports Serve System Then These Those Very Wealthiest Were Would]
My driver Kellie Frost and I would race these fellows home and they were always faster on the highway. We did the same with Daniel and his driver, and thus began a long series of jokes and competitions to alleviate the impossible hours and tensions this film provoked. Madeleine Stowe
[ Alleviate Always Began Competitions Daniel Did Driver Faster Fellows Film Frost Highway His Home Hours Impossible Jokes Long Provoked Race Same Series Tensions These Thus Were Would]
The man who cannot endure to have his errors and shortcomings brought to the surface and made known, but tries to hide them, is unfit to walk the highway of truth. James Allen
[ Brought Cannot Endure Errors Hide Highway His Known Made Man Shortcomings Surface Them Tries Truth Unfit Walk]
Because you remember Meredith was walking along the highway there and somebody shot him. Charles Phillips
[ Along Because Highway Him Meredith Remember Shot Somebody Walking]
We all know we have a problem, a broad problem. Ninety-eight percent of the fuel that is used by our vehicles, our autos and trucks for personal and commercial purposes, for highway and air travel operates on oil. The world has the same problem. John Olver
[ Air Autos Broad Commercial Fuel Highway Know Oil Operates Our Percent Personal Problem Purposes Same Travel Trucks Used Vehicles World]
During three decades, along all the highways of my youth, Frank had always been there for me. Sammy Davis, Jr.
[ Along Always Been Decades During Frank Had Highways Three Youth]
Beyond highways and roads, we need more money for mass transit, intercity passenger rail and freight rail. We have a long way to go to bridge the funding gaps. Bill Lipinski
[ Beyond Bridge Freight Funding Gaps Go Highways Long Mass Money More Need Passenger Rail Roads Transit Way]
Thanks to the Interstate Highway System, it is now possible to travel across the country from coast to coast without seeing anything. Charles Kuralt
[ Across Anything Coast Country Highway Interstate Now Possible Seeing System Thanks Travel Without]
When somebody blazes a path to a highway that never end, you should appreciate 'em some. Brownie McGhee
[ Appreciate Blazes Em End Highway Never Path Should Some Somebody]
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air. Wilbur Wright
[ Air Ancestors Birds Desire Down Fly Freely Handed Highway Idea Infinite Looked Our Soaring Space Through Us]
I went across the fields to avoid the straight highways, along the firing lines where people were shooting at a small wooded hill, which is now covered with wooden crosses and lines of graves instead of spring flowers. Max Beckmann
[ Across Along Avoid Covered Crosses Fields Firing Flowers Graves Highways Hill Instead Lines Now Shooting Small Spring Straight Went Were Where Which Wooden]
Riding a motorcycle on today's highways, you have to ride in a very defensive manner. You have to be a good rider and you have to have both hands and both feet on the controls at all times. Evel Knievel
[ Both Controls Defensive Feet Good Hands Highways Manner Motorcycle Ride Rider Riding Times Today Very]
We were also able to do a great deal of work to improve highways, airports and airways, waterways, and railways, all of which are important and have provided a better quality of life and economic development opportunities for my constituents. Nick Lampson
[ Able Airports Airways Also Better Constituents Deal Development Economic Great Highways Important Improve Life Opportunities Provided Quality Railways Were Which Work]
If there's an intellectual highway, there's also an intellectual subway. Stanley Crouch
[ Also Highway Intellectual Subway]
I admire David Lynch so much, and I think he made some bad decisions with Lost Highway. Greg Egan
[ Admire Bad David Decisions Highway Lost Lynch Made Much Some Think]
America's highways, roads, bridges, are an indispensable part of our lives. They link one end of our nation to the other. We use them each and every day, for every conceivable purpose. Christopher Dodd
[ America Bridges Conceivable Day Each End Every Highways Indispensable Link Lives Nation Other Our Part Purpose Roads Them Use]
It's a family that's loaded with grudges and passion. We come from a long line of robbers and highwaymen in Italy, you know. Killers, even. Nicolas Cage
[ Come Even Family Grudges Italy Killers Know Line Loaded Long Passion Robbers]
It's been my policy to view the Internet not as an 'information highway,' but as an electronic asylum filled with babbling loonies. Mike Royko Computers
[ Asylum Babbling Been Electronic Filled Highway Information Internet Policy View]
The best path through life is the highway. Henri Frederic Amiel
[ Best Highway Life Path Through]
This is absolutely bizarre that we continue to subsidize highways beyond the gasoline tax, airlines, and we don't subsidize, we don't want to subsidize a national rail system that has environmental impact. Joe Biden
[ Absolutely Airlines Beyond Bizarre Continue Environmental Gasoline Highways Impact National Rail Subsidize System Tax Want]
Sound character provides the power with which a person may ride the emergencies of life instead of being overwhelmed by them. Failure is... the highway to success. Og Mandino
[ Being Character Emergencies Failure Highway Instead Life May Overwhelmed Person Power Provides Ride Sound Success Them Which]
That fateful stretch of road has since been dubbed the Highway of Death. John Whitehead
[ Been Death Dubbed Highway Road Since Stretch]
The tax code can be used to eliminate the toll booths on the information superhighway. Jerry Weller
[ Booths Code Eliminate Information Tax Toll Used]
I forged myself out of a vacuum. I crawl along the highway on hacked off stumps year after year. Some wonder how and why. I never do. Henry Rollins
[ After Along Crawl Forged Hacked Highway How Myself Never Off Out Some Stumps Vacuum Why Wonder Year]
Parenting is the most important job on the planet next to keeping Gary Busey off the nation's highways. Dennis Miller
[ Gary Highways Important Job Keeping Most Nation Next Off Parenting Planet]
Al Gore may think Medicare is at a crossroads, but his plan puts it on a highway to bankruptcy. Dan Bartlett
[ Al Bankruptcy Crossroads Gore Highway His May Medicare Plan Puts Think]
That is the land of lost content, I see it shining plain, the happy highways where I went and cannot come again. A. E. Housman
[ Again Cannot Come Content Happy Highways Land Lost Plain See Shining Went Where]
If there were a major earthquake in Los Angeles, with bridges and highways and railroads and airports all shut down and huge buildings collapsing, I don't care how much planning you do, the first 72 hours is going to be chaotic. Warren Rudman
[ Airports Angeles Bridges Buildings Care Chaotic Collapsing Down Earthquake First Going Highways Hours How Huge Los Major Much Planning Railroads Shut Were]
We are also ignoring and underfunding high speed rail which is one of the best ways to move citizens and improve congestion on our highways. Corrine Brown
[ Also Best Citizens Congestion High Highways Ignoring Improve Move Our Rail Speed Ways Which]
Gamesters and highwaymen are generally very good to their whores, but they are very devils to their wives. John Gay
[ Devils Generally Good Their Very Whores Wives]
We'd like to build a highway for healing and unity. Bill McCartney
[ Build Healing Highway Unity]
Nowhere in this country should we have laws that permit drinking and driving or drinking in vehicles that are on American highways. This is not rocket science. We know how to prevent this, and 36 states do. Byron Dorgan
[ American Country Drinking Driving Highways How Know Laws Nowhere Permit Prevent Rocket Science Should States Vehicles]
We have an extensive system of highways, ports, locks and dams, and airports. Jerry Costello
[ Airports Dams Extensive Highways Locks Ports System]
I went to my room and packed a change of clothes, got my banjo, and started walking down the road. Soon I found myself on the open highway headed east. Burl Ives
[ Banjo Change Clothes Down East Found Got Headed Highway Myself Open Packed Road Room Soon Started Walking Went]
They came out over the highway and they stopped and that's when Barney got out, with the binoculars to try and identify the craft. I mean, he'd been in the military in World War Two, he's puzzled. Betty Hill
[ Barney Been Binoculars Came Craft Got Highway Identify Mean Military Out Over Puzzled Stopped Try Two War World]
With more than 67 percent of the Nation's freight moving on highways, economists believe that our ability to compete internationally is tied to the quality of our infrastructure. Dennis Hastert
[ Ability Believe Compete Economists Freight Highways Infrastructure Internationally More Moving Nation Our Percent Quality Than Tied]
In these highways our engineering will reflect the National Socialist movement. Fritz Todt
[ Engineering Highways Movement National Our Reflect Socialist These Will]
We get picked up in these Rolls Royces and get three miles down the highway and five cop cars pull us over. Johnny Thunders
[ Cars Cop Down Five Get Highway Miles Over Picked Pull Rolls These Three Up Us]
It's like a blind turn on a highway: You can't see what's coming, so you don't really know how to prepare. Piper Perabo
[ Blind Coming Highway How Know Prepare Really See Turn]
That feeling of freedom, open highways of possibilities, has kind of been lost to materialism and marketing. Sheryl Crow
[ Been Feeling Freedom Highways Kind Lost Marketing Materialism Open Possibilities]
Safety on our highways has improved significantly, with the help of the Legislature and the media. Jane D. Hull
[ Help Highways Improved Legislature Media Our Safety Significantly]