Quotations About / On:
Each day is gold, each hour silver, each minute bronze and each second a new day
'There are higher forms of madness like there are higher forms of silver.'
(- Nathan Coppedge (2014) .)
PucciniSilver macaroni, exquisitely tangled
(H.L. (Henry Lewis) Mencken (1880-1956), U.S. journalist, critic. Originally published in the Smart Set (May 1912). The Vintage Mencken, ch. 26, p. 141, ed. Alistair Cooke, Vintage (1956).)
Every cloud must have a silver lining.
(George A. Norton (1880-1923), U.S. songwriter. "My Melancholy Baby," Morris Music Co. (1912).
Music composed by Ernie Burnett (1884-1959).)
People who say 'it never rains but pours' have never been patient for the silver lining after the storm.
True life is not with silver and gold! However, competitions are part of human nature.
some were born with silver spoons but i was born with a golden pen in the land of the scribes.
(writing as a gift)
Wisdom is better than gold! Understanding is better than silver; and, knowledge is better than bronze.
Finishing second in the Olympics gets you silver. Finishing second in politics gets you oblivion.
(Richard M. Nixon (b. 1913), U.S. Republican politician, president. Quoted in Sunday Times (London, November 13, 1988).
Referring to the defeat of Michael Dukakis by George Bush in the 1988 presidential election.)
Poor George, he can't help it. He was born with a silver foot in his mouth.
(Ann Richards (b. 1933), U.S. Democrat, Texas governor. Quoted in Independent (London, July 20, 1988).)