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I hit the third rail. You cannot criticize Israel in this country and survive.
Pipelines are by far the safest way to transport petroleum. They are safer than tankers, safer than trucks, safer than rail.
Rail travel for me is the most relaxing, most scenic way to see the country.
John Paul DeJoria
I'll rail against what I think is wrong.
When younger, I was thin as a rail. As I've grown older, I've put on weight. I have continued to love myself in all those roles. Part of my spirituality, I always tell people, is to accept yourself for who you are.
I just want someone to explain to the American public why investing in transportation in Iraq is so much more important than investing in passenger rail right here in the United States of America.
You come to Washington, there's a rail bill, there's a highway bill, there's a aviation bill. But when you go home, there's an airport, there's a highway, there's a rail, there's transit. It all has to work together.
The more you travel, the better you get at it. It sounds silly, but with experience you learn how to pack the right way. I remember one of my first trips abroad, travelling around Europe by rail, fresh out of high school. I brought all these books with me and a paint set. I really had too much stuff, so I've learnt to be more economical.
Our notions of self-determination are, on the whole, something of a myth. We are governed almost exclusively by our own peculiar habits, which makes those who rail against them that much more remarkable.
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.
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.
The passage of time is likely to make high-speed rail more and more desirable, making it critical that politicians of today think ahead to tomorrow.
You look at the pillars of the state: politics, the media, police, lawyers - they've all got their formal role, and then nestling above that is that power elite who are networked in through soft, social links, that are actually running the show. Why didn't I know that 10 years ago, and why didn't I rail against it? Why did I become part of it?
Tom A. Watson
Know how to travel from your town to a nearby town without a car, either by bus or by rail.
Marilyn vos Savant
Some folks rail against other folks, because other folks have what some folks would be glad of.
All presidents rail against the press. It goes with the turf.
The vast majority of the people employed by Wall Street are the secretary who goes in to work on the Long Island Rail Road, who makes fifty, sixty, seventy thousand dollars a year.
I do not object to the construction of rail roads and canals.
I had many decades of me time and now I just don't have that anymore. There are days when I rail against it.
It has become fashionable to rail against government intervention in the economy, and the FHA is a favorite example by those trying to show the government's overreach. In reality, the FHA shows how government action during the Great Recession forestalled a much worse economic fate.
Passengers want options, and when they have options, like passenger rail, they choose them.
There is no such thing as a Democratic or Republican road, bridge, port, airfield or rail system.
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.
Monorails have their own fan club, which claims more than 2,500 members who swap monorail toys and trinkets. Modern light rail can claim no such devoted fan base.
Brendan I. Koerner
Not only should we be giving Amtrak the money it needs to continue to provide services; we should be providing security money to upgrade their tracks and improve safety and security measures in the entire rail system.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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