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Graham Bell Quote

English translation: Don't keep forever on the public road, going only where others have gone.

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Portuguese term or phrase:Graham Bell Quote
English translation:Don't keep forever on the public road, going only where others have gone.
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23:17 Feb 18, 2008
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Portuguese term or phrase: Graham Bell Quote
Would anyone know what the correct translation is for the following quotation:

Nunca andes por caminho traçados, pois eles conduzem somente até onde outros já foram
Silvia Rebelo
Local time: 22:02
Don't keep forever on the public road, going only where others have gone.
Explanation:
Don't keep forever on the public road, going only where others have gone. Leave the beaten track occasionally and dive into the woods ...

Essa frase tem sido citada de formas diferentes, por diversos autores, talvez porque Bell a tenha repetido de forma ligeiramente diferente, seja porque são relatos indiretos.

De qualquer forma, a idéia é essa. Veja as citações:

Alexander Graham Bell - Wikiquote
Don't keep forever on the public road, going only where others have gone. Don't keep forever on the public road, going only where others have gone. ...
http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Alexander_Graham_Bell

Design of Devices and Systems - Google Books Result
by William H. Middendorf, Richard H. Engelmann - 1998 - Technology - 584 pages
ALTERNATIVE DESIGNS AND INVENTIONS Don't keep forever on the public road, going only where others have gone. Leave the beaten track occasionally and dive ...
http://books.google.com/books?isbn=0824799240...

All Outdoors, April 2, 1999
"Don't keep forever on the public road. Leave the beaten track occasionally and dive into the woods. You will be certain to find something worth thinking ...
http://mdc.mo.gov/news/out/1999/040299.html

Quotes & Sayin's
Don’t keep forever on the public road, going only where others have gone. Leave the beaten track occasionally and drive into the woods. ...
http://cheyennemoon.name/quotes.htm
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rhandler
Local time: 18:02
Grading comment
Thank you, that´s exactly it!

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4 +1Don't keep forever on the public road, going only where others have gone.rhandler


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Don't keep forever on the public road, going only where others have gone.


Explanation:
Don't keep forever on the public road, going only where others have gone. Leave the beaten track occasionally and dive into the woods ...

Essa frase tem sido citada de formas diferentes, por diversos autores, talvez porque Bell a tenha repetido de forma ligeiramente diferente, seja porque são relatos indiretos.

De qualquer forma, a idéia é essa. Veja as citações:

Alexander Graham Bell - Wikiquote
Don't keep forever on the public road, going only where others have gone. Don't keep forever on the public road, going only where others have gone. ...
http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Alexander_Graham_Bell

Design of Devices and Systems - Google Books Result
by William H. Middendorf, Richard H. Engelmann - 1998 - Technology - 584 pages
ALTERNATIVE DESIGNS AND INVENTIONS Don't keep forever on the public road, going only where others have gone. Leave the beaten track occasionally and dive ...
http://books.google.com/books?isbn=0824799240...

All Outdoors, April 2, 1999
"Don't keep forever on the public road. Leave the beaten track occasionally and dive into the woods. You will be certain to find something worth thinking ...
http://mdc.mo.gov/news/out/1999/040299.html

Quotes & Sayin's
Don’t keep forever on the public road, going only where others have gone. Leave the beaten track occasionally and drive into the woods. ...
http://cheyennemoon.name/quotes.htm


rhandler
Local time: 18:02
Native speaker of: Portuguese
PRO pts in category: 26
Grading comment
Thank you, that´s exactly it!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Humberto Ribas: Não posso afirmar,mas parece-me que esta frase foi dita a Bell por D. Pedro II, na Exposição de Filadélfia quando o Imperador experimentou o telefone e foi traduzida para Bell, por ele. Don't quote me.
6 hrs
  -> Obrigado, Humberto. Como eu disse acima, a frase foi usada por Bell em diversas ocasiões, e essa pode haver sido uma delas.
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