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John Moody Quotes and Sayings

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Horses and mules, and even sail cars,
made more rapid progress than did the earliest locomotive.
- John Moody

Consequently many large railroad systems of heavy capitalization
bid fair to run into difficulties on the first serious
falling off in general business.
- John Moody

The history of the Erie Railroad ever since 1901 has
been a record of progress.
- John Moody

The railroad originally was as completely dissociated
from steam propulsion as was the ship.
- John Moody

 

While no one railroad can completely duplicate another line,
two or more may compete at particular points.
- John Moody

The financial history of the Baltimore and Ohio since
the close of the nineteenth century is interesting
chiefly in connection with changes in the control of the property.
- John Moody

With the reorganization of 1898 finished,
the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad entered a new period in its history.
- John Moody

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In the decade before the Civil War various north and
south lines of railway were projected and some of these
were assisted by grants of land from the Federal Government.
- John Moody

In the United States three new methods of transportation
made their appearance at almost the same time -
the steamboat,
the canal boat, and the rail car.
- John Moody

As the contest proceeded, public interest increased
and the entire country watched to see which company
would win the big government subsidies through the mountains.
- John Moody

The United States as we know it today is largely the
result of mechanical inventions,
and in particular of agricultural machinery and the railroad.
- John Moody

Great men are usually the products of their times and
one of the men developed by these times takes rank
with the greatest railroad leaders in history.
- John Moody

The States which form the northern border of the United
States westward from the Great Lakes to the Pacific
coast include an area several times larger than France
and could contain ten Englands and still have room to spare.
- John Moody

The nation did not begin to realize the extraordinary
possibilities of the vast Western territory until its
attention was thus suddenly and definitely concentrated
on the Pacific by the annual addition of over fifty
million dollars to the circulating medium.
- John Moody

The close relationship between railroad expansion and
the genera development and prosperity of the country
is nowhere brought more distinctly into relief than
in connection with the construction of the Pacific railroads.
- John Moody

Many of the railroad evils were inherent in the situation;
they were explained by the fact that both managers
and public were dealing with a new agency whose laws
they did not completely understand.
- John Moody

Yet, in 1850 nearly all the railroads in the United
States lay east of the Mississippi River,
and all of them, even when they were physically mere
extensions of one another,
were separately owned and separately managed.
- John Moody

People began to understand that with the acquisition
of California the nation had obtained practically half a continent,
of which the future possibilities were almost unlimited,
so far as the development of natural resources and
the genera production of wealth were concerned.
- John Moody

When the scheme for the construction of a railroad
from Baltimore to the waters of the Ohio River first began to take form,
the United States had barely emerged from the Revolutionary period.
- John Moody

The construction of extensive railways,
however, and particularly the consolidation of small,
experimental lines into large systems,
dates from the days of the discovery of gold in California.
- John Moody

The public conviction that a railroad linking the West
and the East was an absolute necessity became so pronounced
after the gold discoveries of '49 that Congress passed
an act in 1853 providing for a survey of several lines
from the Mississippi to the Pacific.
- John Moody

Farmers, merchants, manufacturers, and the traveling
public have all had their troubles with the transportation lines,
and the difficulties to which these struggles have
given rise have produced that problem which is even
now apparently far from solution.
- John Moody

I can make more generals, but horses cost money.
- Abraham Lincoln

I loved to get all dusty and ride horses and plant potatoes and cotton.
- Dorothy Malone

I grew up on the beaches of Southern California surfing
and sailing and I've always loved horses so it was
part of my dream that I was able to fulfill to have horses.
- Bo Derek

The only sport I'm not interested in is horse racing.
That's because I don't know the horses personally.
- Nat King Cole

One might as well try to ride two horses moving in different directions,
as to try to maintain in equal force two opposing or
contradictory sets of desires.
- Robert Collier

The manager of a team is like a stagecoach,
he can't move unless he has the horses.
- Pete Rose

Happens to everybody.
Horses, dogs, men.
Nobody gets out of life alive.
- Irving Ravetch

If wishes were fishes we'd all be throwing nets.
If wishes were horses we'd all ride.
- Douglas Horton

We were in all four men with eight animals;
for besides the spare horses led by Shaw and myself,
an additional mule was driven along with us as a reserve in case of accident.
- Francis Parkman

I'm hostile to men, I'm hostile to women,
I'm hostile to cats, to poor cockroaches,
I'm afraid of horses.
- Norman Mailer

Owing to the difficulty of obtaining horses,
Mr. Henry returns from this place.
In descending the Mississippi I will request him to pay his respects to you.
- Zebulon Pike

Trends, like horses, are easier to ride in the direction they are going.
- John Naisbitt

After an unremitting and severe labour of two days,
we returned to our old encampment with the loss of some of my horses,
and my men excessively fatigued.
- William Henry Ashley

I go about looking at horses and cattle.
They eat grass, make love, work when they have to,
bear their young.
I am sick with envy of them.
- Sherwood Anderson

They were conspiring to desert us in the night and
steal some of our horses...
we engaged a spy.
- Zebulon Pike

I played a great horse yesterday!
It took seven horses to beat him.
- Henny Youngman

I ride my horses three to four times a week.
- Eric Roberts

But I never worked with a northern horse before.
They are very different from western horses.
- Julie Benz

Think of me as the weathered sheriff coming back into
Dodge 'cause the youngsters are shooting up the church
and scaring the horses and not doing right by the women.
- Frank Miller

It's thrilling.
There's birth and death and frustration and victory in raising horses.
It's like a little microcosm of life is built into
the short lives of these creatures.
- John Phillips

I've been around horses, but I certainly wouldn't call
myself a horseman by any means.
It's a combination of being very aware of them,
and not trusting them.
- Chris Cooper

We continued to move forward without loss of time,
hoping to be able to reach the wood described by the
Indians before all our horses should become exhausted.
- William Henry Ashley

Men are not hanged for stealing horses,
but that horses may not be stolen.
- George Savile

Large increases in cost with questionable increases
in performance can be tolerated only in race horses and women.
- Lord Kelvin

Horses pretty much broke as a record in England.
- Patti Smith

Competitions are for horses, not artists.
- Bela Bartok

Horses make a landscape look beautiful.
- Alice Walker

A horse never runs so fast as when he has other horses to catch up and outpace.
- Ovid

We also have 2 horses, but they're not allowed in the house.
- Martin Milner

My two great loves are music and horses.
- Betty Buckley

I have horses, I drive a truck, and I wear cowboy boots.
First I'm a Texan.
- Henry Thomas

We had a great many horses, of which we gave Lewis
and Clark what they needed,
and they gave us guns and tobacco in return.
- Chief Joseph

Why is it there are so many more horses' asses than there are horses?
- G. Gordon Liddy

It would take wild horses to get me to talk.
- Gene Scott

I've got a farm in England where I breed horses.
- Davy Jones

A wise man looks upon men as he does on horses;
all their comparisons of title,
wealth, and place, he consider but as harness.
- Robert Cecil

The first movie I appeared in was Carry On Cowboy,
though not as an actor.
I was just riding horses.
- Richard O'Brien

The tigers of wrath are wiser than the horses of instruction.
- William Blake

I was one of the many horses pulling the wagon and
couldn't escape left or right because of the will of the driver.
- Adolf Eichmann

Making movies is just like betting on horses at the racetrack.
- Maureen O'Hara

Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them
if you wish to keep them in working order.
- John Adams

It's weird because horses kind of come and go in my life.
- Danny Bonaduce

I've always ridden horses.
- Katie Price

But in the east the sky was pale and through the gray
woods came lanterns with wagons and horses,
bringing Grandpa and Grandma and aunts and uncles and cousins.
- Laura Ingalls Wilder

Anybody who finds it easy to make money on the horses
is probably in the dog food business.
- Franklin P. Jones

I represent a district in Nevada, a state that is home
to more wild horses than all other states combined.
- Jon Porter

What do we, as a nation, care about books? How much
do you think we spend altogether on our libraries,
public or private, as compared with what we spend on our horses?
- John Ruskin

One time they traded me for seven horses.
Seven stunt horses.
- James Stewart

I began when I was a child, because I was born and
grew up in a little village.
And many people ride the horses.
So, it was a big - it has been a big passion for me.
- Andrea Bocelli


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