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Melting Quote of the Day

Welcome to these Melting Quotes of the Day from my large collection of positive, romantic, and funny quotes.

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

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We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic.
Different people, different beliefs,
different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.
- Jimmy Carter

Beauty is our weapon against nature;
by it we make objects,
giving them limit, symmetry, proportion.
Beauty halts and freezes the melting flux of nature.
- Camille Paglia

I hear that melting-pot stuff a lot,
and all I can say is that we haven't melted.
- Jesse Jackson

 

The formation of glass from the melting is like starting a clock.
It resets the time for us to determine billions of years later.
- Robert Duncan

I travel the world, and I'm happy to say that America
is still the great melting pot -
maybe a chunky stew rather than a melting pot at this point,
but you know what I mean.
- Philip Glass

I love Caribbean food.
It's a great melting pot of so many cultures including the Native Americans.
- Bob Greene


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Race wasn't an issue.
My family was French, but Yorkville was a melting pot of races and cultures.
- Bob Cousy

Though this nation has proudly thought of itself as an ethnic melting pot,
in things racial we have always been and continue to be,
in too many ways, essentially a nation of cowards.
- Eric Holder

Future generations are not going to ask us
what political party were you in.
They are going to ask what did you do about it,
when you knew the glaciers were melting.
- Martin Sheen

This country isn't a melting pot.
Think of this country as a stir fry.
That's what this country should be.
A place where people are appreciated for who they are.
- Jane Elliott

America is not a melting pot.
It is a sizzling cauldron.
- Barbara Mikulski

Not only is New York City the nation's melting pot,
it is also the casserole, the chafing dish and the charcoal grill.
- John Lindsay

America is God's Crucible, the great Melting-Pot where
all the races of Europe are melting and re-forming!
- Israel Zangwill

We don't need a melting pot in this country,
folks.
We need a salad bowl.
In a salad bowl, you put in the different things.
You want the vegetables - the lettuce,
the cucumbers, the onions, the green peppers -
to maintain their identity.
You appreciate differences.
- Jane Elliot

I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble
races of red men who are now spread over these trackless
forests and boundless prairies,
melting away at the approach of civilization.
- George Catlin

I then realized that I could never be satisfied again
with the mere natural charm of my voice,
that I had to constantly paint when singing,
melting all the colors, expressing reds and blacks
that had to be less primary but bursting with subtly colored combinations.
- Placido Domingo

To become an American citizen, we require people to read,
write and speak in English.
That is to help them to assimilate in our melting pot,
truly to become Americans.
We mock that when the cherished right to vote does
not involve English any more.
- Ernest Istook

I have the utmost respect for those who have come to
this country legally and have contributed to the great
melting pot that is America today.
But those who have crossed our borders illegally have
broken the law and the law ought to be enforced.
- Bob Ney

Constant kindness can accomplish much.
As the sun makes ice melt,
kindness causes misunderstanding,
mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.
- Albert Schweitzer

Most of our obstacles would melt away if,
instead of cowering before them, we should make up
our minds to walk boldly through them.
- Orison Swett Marden

Now Autumn's fire burns slowly along the woods and
day by day the dead leaves fall and melt.
- William Allingham

Words impress me.
If a man can speak eloquently and beautifully to me,
I just melt on the floor.
- Catherine Zeta-Jones

It's frightening and unnerving to watch a stone melt.
- Andy Goldsworthy

Accustom yourself continually to make many acts of love,
for they enkindle and melt the soul.
- Saint Teresa

None of us are nuclear experts, but we know that if
there is a melt-down and breach of containment,
that's clearly the most odious thing that could happen.
- William Scranton

We build statues out of snow, and weep to see them melt.
- Walter Scott

Mirrors are ice which do not melt: what melts are those
who admire themselves in them.
- Paul Morand

Since both its national products, snow and chocolate,
melt, the cuckoo clock was invented solely in order
to give tourists something solid to remember it by.
- Alan Coren

She looked as if butter wouldn't melt in her mouth -
or anywhere else.
- Elsa Lanchester

In time your relatives will come to accept the idea
that a career is as important to you as your family.
Of course, in time the polar ice cap will melt.
- Barbara Dale

Human speech is like a cracked kettle on which we tap
crude rhythms for bears to dance to,
while we long to make music that will melt the stars.
- Gustave Flaubert

Now I know that that is just the phenomena of eating this way.
Most all of my letters say I hit a plateau and then
one morning I woke up and the melt had happened.
- Suzanne Somers

Yet, taught by time, my heart has learned to glow for other's good,
and melt at other's woe.
- Homer

Take to every Gallon of Honey, three Gallons of water,
and put them both together, and set them over so soft a fire,
that you may endure to melt and break the honey with your hands.
- Kenelm Digby

Genius is present in every age, but the men carrying
it within them remain benumbed unless extraordinary
events occur to heat up and melt the mass so that it flows forth.
- Denis Diderot

It's so wonderful...
if your whole day is rotten, once they start the music,
it seems to melt away.
- Donald O'Connor

Some days I would go without any fire at all,
and eat raw frozen meat and melt snow in my mouth for water.
- Buffalo Bill

My mother had a beautiful, soothing voice that made me melt.
- Gloria Estefan

Do you think when two representatives holding diametrically
opposing views get together and shake hands,
the contradictions between our systems will simply
melt away? What kind of a daydream is that?
- Nikita Khrushchev

To take a photograph is to participate in another person's mortality,
vulnerability, mutability.
Precisely by slicing out this moment and freezing it,
all photographs testify to time's relentless melt.
- Susan Sontag

Whether the ice caps melt, or expand -
whatever happens -
the anthropogenic global warming theorists claim it confirms their theory.
A perfect example of a pseudo-science like astrology.
- Frank Tipler

I know great songwriters.
Fred Neil would come up when he was in L.A.,
we all used to hang out.
He would sit there and sing, and we would just melt.
I mean, we would go to his recording sessions.
- Barry McGuire

I wrap the potential for bitterness,
resentment, martyrdom in the blanket of forgiveness
and just set it down.
Then it just melts in the warmth. And goes away.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Thaw with her gentle persuasion is more powerful
than Thor with his hammer.
The one melts, the other breaks into pieces.
- Henry David Thoreau

Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
- Anais Nin

The Universal view melts things into a blur.
- Emile M. Cioran

Love melts the rigor which the rocks have bred;
a flint will break upon a feather bed.
- John Cleveland

Gold like the sun, which melts wax, but hardens clay,
expands great souls.
- Antoine Rivarol

In Japanese houses the interior melts into the gardens of the outside world.
- Stephen Gardiner

If this ice melts in Greenland it can shut down the Gulf Current.
- Jay Inslee

But love, like the sun that it is, sets afire and melts everything.
what greed and privilege to build up over whole centuries
the indignation of a pious spirit,
with its natural following of oppressed souls,
will cast down with a single shove.
- Jose Marti

My husband melted my heart the day he asked me,
"Can I participate in your wonder?"
In whose wonder do you get to participate today?
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Lights became so hot they melted mascara on women's
faces in early television.
- Johnny Olson

Global warming has melted the polar ice caps,
raised the levels of the oceans and flooded the earth's great cities.
Despite its evident prosperity, New Jersey is scarcely Utopia.
- Godfried Danneels

The acceptance that all that is solid has melted into the air,
that reality and morality are not givens but imperfect human constructs,
is the point from which fiction begins.
- Salman Rushdie

Must all of them and their families be physically abolished?
Of course not? They must be 'liquidated' or melted
in the hot fire of exile and labor into the proletarian masses.
- Walter Duranty

In a confrontation with the politics of power,
the soft center has always melted away.
- Lord Hailsham

Earth teach me to forget myself as melted snow forgets its life.
Earth teach me resignation as the leaves which die in the fall.
Earth teach me courage as the tree which stands all alone.
Earth teach me regeneration as the seed which rises in the spring.
- William Alexander

And then '74 as I mentioned and then the 1990 world
cup was our team was the team of the reunification you know,
so we were the team for both sides of Germany so now,
you know throughout the last 16 years,
we've melted together.
And now comes the next milestone.
- Jurgen Klinsmann

Most men, no matter how well or badly dressed,
carry overstuffed, beat up wallets that should have been replaced years ago.
Why is that? Every time I see a guy take out a wallet anywhere,
it looks like a piece of old melted chocolate cake-with strings.
- Jonathan Carroll

I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Before I met my husband, I'd never fallen in love.
I'd stepped in it a few times.
- Rita Rudner

Beauty, n: the power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.
- Ambrose Bierce

Watching your husband become a father is really sexy and wonderful.
- Cindy Crawford

It's not beauty but fine qualities, my girl,
that keep a husband.
- Euripides

My husband and I are either going to buy a dog or have a child.
We can't decide whether to ruin our carpet or ruin our lives.
- Rita Rudner

But I have to be careful not to let the world dazzle
me so much that I forget that I'm a husband and a father.
- Herbie Hancock

But, alas!
what poor Woman is ever taught that she should have
a higher Design than to get her a Husband?
- Mary Astell

A husband is what is left of a lover,
after the nerve has been extracted.
- Helen Rowland

A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.
- Michel de Montaigne


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