Quotations on canal

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One learns little more about a man from the feats of his literary memory than from the feats of his alimentary canal.
- Frank Moore Colby
(Keywords: canal, Literary, Man, Memory)

Regarding the Panama Canal Treaty negotiations, they will find us standing up or dead, but never on our knees; NEVER!
- Omar Torrijos Herrera
(Keywords: canal, Panama, Will)

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
(Keywords: Car, Time, Appearance, canal, states, United)

Finally, as the digestive canal is a complex system, a series of separate chemical laboratories, I cut the connections between them in order to investigate the course of phenomena in each particular laboratory; thus I resolved the digestive canal into several separate parts.
- Ivan Pavlov
(Keywords: canal, Order)

As was to be expected, the discovery of the nervous apparatus of the salivary glands immediately impelled physiologists to seek a similar apparatus in other glands lying deeper in the digestive canal.
- Ivan Pavlov
(Keywords: Discovery, canal, Lying)

The digestive canal represents a tube passing through the entire organism and communicating with the external world, i.e. as it were the external surface of the body, but turned inwards and thus hidden in the organism.
- Ivan Pavlov
(Keywords: Body, canal, World)

Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.
- Ronald Reagan
(Keywords: Government, Appetite, Baby, End, canal, Responsibility, Sense)

I took the Canal Zone and let Congress debate; and while the debate goes on, the canal does also.
- Theodore Roosevelt
(Keywords: Congress, Debate, canal, Zone)

The most important event I covered was the Panama Canal debate, which dragged on for months.
- Jessica Savitch
(Keywords: Debate, canal, Months, Panama)

A beam of luminous hydrogen canal rays has, owing to its velocity, exactly the same direction as that of the electric field in which it may be made to move.
- Johannes Stark
(Keywords: Direction, canal, May)

Which I would've done 'cause I volunteered for the draft which meant that I only had to do two years. But when the Cubans had missiles in the Canal and Kennedy made the extension, I was one of the ones who had enough time to be extended.
- Edwin Starr
(Keywords: Time, Draft, canal, Years)









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