Quotations About / On: SILVER

  • 1.
    Each day is gold, each hour silver, each minute bronze and each second a new day
    (Karen Gonzalez-Videla)
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    'There are higher forms of madness like there are higher forms of silver.'
    (- Nathan Coppedge (2014) .)
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    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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    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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    some were born with silver spoons but i was born with a golden pen in the land of the scribes.
    (writing as a gift)
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    Wisdom is better than gold! Understanding is better than silver; and, knowledge is better than bronze.
    (Wisdom)
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    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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    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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    Gold and silver are but merchandise, as well as cloth or linen; and that nation that buys the least, and sells the most, must always have the most money.
    (Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (1694-1773), British statesman, man of letters. Letter, "Miscellaneous Pieces," Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl, Earl of Chesterfield, to his Son, Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl, Esq, 5th ed., vol. IV, p. 332, London (1774).)
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    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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