Fourth Week of August-The Bicycle

The bicycle is the most efficient and civilized conveyance known to man. Other forms of transport grow daily more nightmarish. Only the bicycle remains pure in heart.

Iris Murdoch, The Green and the Red

It is important to remember this statement from Iris Murdoch. We need to appreciate the bicycle. Using a bicycle is a good thing. It is efficient, saves the environment, and is good exercise.

Even if we do not bicycle let us share the road with the noble bicycle. Let us be on the lookout for the noble bicycle. Let us applaud those who use this noble means of transportation.

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One Response to “Fourth Week of August-The Bicycle”

  1. These are some of the Favorite Bicycling quotes: The bicycle surely should always be the vehicle of novelists and poets. To keep your balance you must keep moving. Albert Einstein. It would not be at all strange if history came to the conclusion that the perfection of the bicycle was the greatest incident of the nineteenth century. Author Unknown. Newspapers are unable seemingly to discriminate between a bicycle accident and the collapse of civilization. George Bernard Shaw. Toleration is the greatest gift of the mind it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle. Helen Keller. All creatures who have ever walked have wished that they might fly.

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