Satellite View of North America’s
August 2003 Power Outage

Lights Out, New York!



2003 Power Outage Satellite View

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He lights up a room when he leaves it. - Henny Youngman

When I was your age, television was called books. - William Goldman

Power is the ability to do good things for others. - Brooke Astor

A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle. - Unknown

Kids don't remember their best day of television. - Unknown

Power is nothing unless you can turn it into influence. - Condoleezza Rice

A bore is a person who lights up the room simply by leaving it. - L.J. Peter

A power greater than any human being helped make this decision. - Herbert J Stiefel

Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. - Lord Acton

May it be a light to you in dark places, when all other lights go out. - JRR Tolkien

Men don't care what's on TV. They only care what else is on TV. - Jerry Seinfeld

The human race is faced with a cruel choice: work or daytime television. - Dave Barry

Getting an award from TV is like being kissed by someone with bad breath. - Mason Williams

Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did, and it never will. - Frederick Douglass

The dinosaurs became extinct because they didn't have a space program. - Larry Niven

There was nothing in the dark that wasn't there when the lights were on. - Rod Serling

Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe. - Unknown

There's so much comedy on television. Does that cause comedy in the streets? - Dick Cavett

There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast. - Charles Dickens

Do you realize if it weren't for Edison we'd be watching TV by candlelight? - Al Boliska

Enthusiasm is the greatest asset in the world. It beats money and power and influence. - Henry Chester

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any. - Alice Walker

The difference between a rebel and a patriot depends upon who is in power at the moment. - Sidney Sheldon

Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys. - P.J. O'Rourke

Happiness is beneficial for the body but it is grief that develops the power of the mind. - Marcel Proust

For those of you watching who do not have television sets, live commentary is on Radio 2. - David Coleman

The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it. - George Bernard Shaw

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The fly that doesn't want to be swatted is most secure when it lights on the fly-swatter. - G.C. Lichtenberg

Don't let negative and toxic people rent space in your head. Raise the rent and kick them out. - Zig Ziglar

The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved. - Cornelius Nepos

I am an expert of electricity. My father occupied the chair of applied electricity at the state prison. - WC Fields

Believe there is a great power silently working all things for good, behave yourself and never mind the rest. - Beatrix Potter

There is no way you can get people to believe you on screen if they know who you really are through television. - Jack Nicholson

Our whole constitutional heritage rebels at the thought of giving government the power to control men's minds. - Thurgood Marshall

Oh my. Space travel sounds rather perilous. I can assure you they will never get me on one of those dreadful Star Ships. - C-3PO

This is one of the miracles of love: it gives a power of seeing through its own enchantments and yet not being disenchanted. - C S Lewis

Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life itself, power and glory, or happiness. - Aristotle

One night I walked home very late and fell asleep in somebody's satellite dish. My dreams were showing up on TV's all over the world. - Steven Wright

Religions, which condemn the pleasures of sense, drive men to seek the pleasures of power. Throughout history power has been the vice of the ascetic. - Bertrand Russell


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