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The Oxhill News

July 2003


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Quotations of the Month

K2 (8611 m or 28 250 ft) was first climbed on 31 July, 1954, by an Italian team. It was named K2 as it was the second peak to be measured in the Karakoram Range.

That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.

Neil A. Armstrong, on landing on the moon, 21 July 1969

The Tory Party ... So far as I am concerned they are lower than vermin.

Aneurin Bevan, Speech at Manchester, 4 July 1948

Idleness is only the refuge of weak minds.

Earl of Chesterfield, 20 July 1749

Prose = words in their best order; poetry = the best words in the best order.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Table Talk, l2 July 1827

La distance n’y fait rien; il n’y a que le premier pas qui coûte.
(The distance is nothing; it is only the first step that is difficult.)

Mme. Du Deffand, Commenting on the legend that St. Denis, carrying his head in his hands, walked two leagues. Letter to d’Alembert, 7 July 1763

We must indeed all hang together, or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.

Benjamin Franklin, Remark to John Hancock, at the Signing of the Declaration of Independence, 4 July 1776

The noblest prospect which a Scotchman ever sees is the high road that leads him to England!

Samuel Johnson, 6 July 1763

You ain’t heard nothin’ yet, folks.

Al Jolson, in the first talking film, The Jazz Singer, July 1927

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