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Signal Hill Wireless, St. John's, Newfoundland

Where Marconi RECEIVED the 1st Transatlantic Wireless Signal

Signal Hill Wireless, St. John's, Newfoundland thanks to joe-kster

Signal Hill Wireless, St. John's, Newfoundland thanks to joe-kster

Did you know that Marconi’s company was selected to supply the wireless for the first (maiden, and last) voyage of the Titanic (15-Apr-1912)? Unfortunately, the wireless operator on duty that fateful night was so preoccupied with sending a huge backlog of passenger wireless messages (to Cape Race, Newfoundland) that he didn't pass on the last 2 warning messages of nearby icebergs to the Titanic captain...

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I am at two with nature. - Woody Allen

Choose only one master, Nature. - Rembrandt

Nature can do more than physicians. - Oliver Cromwell

Disease is the retribution of outraged nature. - Hosea Ballou

Adopt the pace of nature. Her secret is patience. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

The most beautiful view is the one I share with you. - Unknown

Death is nature's way of telling you to slow down. - Unknown

A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

That most elusive organ that nature has ever yet created. - Stanley Baldwin

You can tell the nature of the man by the words he chooses. - Edwin L Cole

Mother is the home we come from. She is nature, soil, ocean. - Erich Fromm

Nature seems to have implanted gratitude in all living creatures. - Samuel Johnson

When you're on a merry-go-round, you miss a lot of the scenery. - Neil Diamond

Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature's delight. - Marcus Aurelius

Light is the greatest disinfectant in nature and also in organizations. - Stephen Covey

Study nature. Love nature. Stay close to nature. It will never fail you. - Frank Lloyd Wright

All my life through, the new sights of Nature made me rejoice like a child. - Marie Curie

The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking. - John Kenneth Galbraith

Moving doesn't change who you are. It only changes the view outside your window. - Rachel Hollis

If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere music. - Thomas Carlyle

Middle Age is the awkward period when Father Time starts catching up with Mother Nature. - Harold Coffin

Like a great poet, nature knows how to produce the greatest effects with the most limited means. - Heinrich Heine

The heights charm us, but the steps do not; with the mountain in our view we love to walk the plains. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I just want to make pictures that are entertaining. I'll leave the scenery chewing to someone else. - Alan Ladd

By its very nature the beautiful is isolated from everything else. From beauty no road leads to reality. - Hannah Arendt

For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled. - Richard P Feynman

The wireless music box has no imaginable commercial value. Who would pay for a message sent to nobody in particular? - David Sarnoff

New Zealand was one of the most beautiful countries to drive through for the scenery and the vast scale of the place. - Louise Nurding

Menopause: because nature decided that pregnancy, labor, delivery, breastfeeding, and stretch marks wasn't enough. - Unknown

At twilight, nature is not without loveliness, though perhaps its chief use is to illustrate quotations from the poets. - Oscar Wilde

All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion and desire. - Aristotle

It is not in the nature of politics that the best men should be elected. The best men do not want to govern their fellowmen. - George MacDonald

Men became scientific because they expected law in nature and they expected law in nature because they believed in a lawgiver. - Ravi Zacharias

Here's good advice for practice: go into partnership with nature; she does more than half the work and asks none of the fee. - Martin H. Fischer

To conquer oneself is the best and noblest victory; to be vanquished by one's own nature is the worst and most ignoble defeat. - Plato

In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they're still beautiful. - Alice Walker

And why should it not be terrifying? A little terror, in my view, is good for the soul, when it is terror in the face of a noble object. - Robertson Davies

Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain. - Henry David Thoreau

When a poet digs himself into a hole, he doesn't climb out. He digs deeper, enjoys the scenery, and comes out the other side enlightened. - Criss Jami

Today was about chasing sun-rays, beach waves, and sunsets. All things beautiful that give you peace are worth chasing. Everything else isn't. - April M. Monterrosa


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