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Prior to 1914, there had been several attempts to create automobile traffic signals similar to those used by railroads, but it was only after a four-way electric signal was installed in Cleveland, Ohio, that the modern traffic light system began to take root. The signal had only two colors, green and red, but the three-color [...]
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge. -Weil, Simone
Flower in the crannied wall, I pluck you out of the crannies, I hold you here, root and all, in my hand, Little flower—but if I could understand What you are, root and all, all in all, I should know what God and man is. – Flower in the Crannied Wall by Lord Alfred Tennyson
“Develop the habit of getting up early and sitting in silence. Read a peaceful thought and reflect on it. Write down some ideas about this thought. Return to silence, allowing these ideas to take root inside you. Share your ideas with a person close to you. This practice will help you accept and cope with [...]
Christianity is the root of all democracy, the highest fact in the rights of men. -Novalis
“Like a grain of fire.. God plants His undivided power Buries His thoughts too vast for words In seed and root and blade and flower.” ~Thomas Merton
“Growth is like a vine that when it is first growing and trying to take root,it bares little or no fruit at all.” ~Gene Parker, FB