Quotation Explorer - 'Railroad'

The human brain is like a railroad freight car -- guaranteed to have a certain capacity but often running empty. - Unknown
A critic is a gong at a railroad crossing clanging loudly and vainly as the train goes by. - Christopher Morley
Boys did not go to work on the railroad simply because their fathers did. What fetched them were sights and sounds of moving trains, and above all the whistle of a locomotive. I've heard of the call of the wild, the call of the law, the call of the church. There is also the call of the railroad. - Gary Krist
... A man's wife can hold him devilish uneasy, if she begins to scold and fret, and perplex him, at a time when he has a full load for a railroad car on his mind already. - David Crockett
If a railroad is bent, the train shall turn over; if a man’s character is bent, he shall turn over just like that train. - Mehmet Murat ildan
A railroad station? That was sort of a primitive airport, only you didn't have to take a cab 20 miles out of town to reach it. - Russell Baker
RAILROAD, n. The chief of many mechanical devices enabling us to get away from where we are to wher we are no better off. For this purpose the railroad is held in highest favor by the optimist, for it permits him to make the transit with great expedition. - Ambrose Bierce
A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad. - Theodore Roosevelt
A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education he may steal the whole railroad. - Theodore Roosevelt
Give me a moment I am preparing to drawback to screamLouder than a train overhead below a railroad bridge - John E. Wordslinger
A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad. - Theodore Roosevelt
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