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Quotations of the day

Posted August. 21, 2000 19:17,   


¡°The disconnected lifeline of the peninsula has paralyzed the Koreas.¡± Millennium Democratic Party leader Suh Young-Hoon at the end of the Kyongui Railway in Munsan, Kyonggi province, saying that reconnecting the defunct South-North railway will help revive inter-Korean relations.

¡°It reminded me of the 14th century scholar Moon Ik-Jum, who brought cotton seeds back from China.¡± Sheraton Walker Hill Hotel employee Monday, commenting on a North Korean farmer who, hoping to grow melons in North Korea, brought back dried melon seeds he obtained while visiting his family in the South.