Quotations About / On: SILVER

  • 1.
    Puccini—Silver 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).)
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  • 2.
    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).)
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  • 3.
    Gaining wisdom and understanding in life is better than silver and gold.

    By Edward Kofi Louis.
    (Advice.)
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  • 4.
    Desire the truth more than gold and silver.

    By Edward Kofi Louis.
    (Wisdom.)
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  • 5.
    'There are higher forms of madness like there are higher forms of silver.'
    (- Nathan Coppedge (2014) .)
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  • 6.
    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.)
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  • 7.
    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).)
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  • 8.
    what you mean to me, is more than what i can express...
    a belief, a hope, a silver lining, for my life and bless...
    (manauwer)
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  • 9.
    When I was a kid I used to tell myself the moon was a silver gong and if I could climb high enough to beat on it with both hands all my wishes would come true.
    (John Dos Passos (1896-1970), U.S. novelist, poet, playwright, painter. Originally performed as The Moon Is A Gong in 1925 by the Harvard Dramatic Club. Tom in The Garbage Man, pt. 2, sc. 1, Three Plays, Harcourt, Brace and Company (1934).)
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  • 10.
    One of the weaknesses in the cooperative is that it has never been sufficiently leavened by the imagination. This is a quick-silver faculty, and likely to be a cause of worry to any collective settlement.
    (Edward Dahlberg (1900-1977), U.S. author, critic. "Our Vanishing Cooperative Colonies," Alms for Oblivion (1964).)
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