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Do you have the Hell on Wheels quote: "The only sport that ennobles its audience"?

Old 01-24-07, 02:31 AM
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Do you have the Hell on Wheels quote: "The only sport that ennobles its audience"?

I saw Hell on Wheels the whole way through finally. I was moved by the quote the historian made regarding cycling being the only sport that ennobles its audience. Would someone please write the script from that section of the movie for me here or post a link if it is written somewhere online?
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Old 01-24-07, 03:16 PM
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Strange statement, I must admit....
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What's "Hell on Wheels?" Seriously, I don't know.
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Don't know about Hell on Wheels, but a google search got me this. They are talking about the Peace Corp.

"[T]hey enrich and ennoble the whole human race one person at a time"

That has nothing to do with the topic, of course, but I suppose you could argue it's valid for a bicycle.
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I prefer the Simpsons quote: "The spirit of Jebediah embiggens us all."
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Originally Posted by Adamsrjc
I saw Hell on Wheels the whole way through finally. I was moved by the quote the historian made regarding cycling being the only sport that ennobles its audience. Would someone please write the script from that section of the movie for me here or post a link if it is written somewhere online?

'The athlete's come to the audience on the tour and treats them like nobility.
the whole thing is free,the riders come to you, Hinault, Lapize, Indurian and Armstrong come to you,
the regular guy,the loser,the metro commuter.
Cycling is the only sport that enobles it's audience"

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Old 01-26-07, 02:39 PM
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Allright, Rasher. You're the bomb. Two gold stars for you! I was starting to lose hope.
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Old 01-26-07, 04:33 PM
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Originally Posted by Adamsrjc
Allright, Rasher. You're the bomb. Two gold stars for you! I was starting to lose hope.
No bother, your inquiry got me motivated to watch the DVD again.

Great flic...

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