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Coal Quotes

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Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

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I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man.
At a very early age, I knew I didn't want to do what my dad did,
which was work in an office.
- Harrison Ford

Today's vote ensures that coal will continue to be
an important part of our nation's energy policy,
with strong parameters to make it cleaner and more efficient.
- Ron Lewis

In addition to the clean coal provisions,
the energy conference agreement contains provisions
instrumental in helping increase conservation and lowering consumption.
- Jerry Costello

 

And we have abundant natural energy resources in the country.
We haven't been taking adequate advantage of them,
and we can burn coal in a clean way;
we could improve the grid.
- John W. Snow

Who deserves more credit than the wife of a coal miner? Mother was one.
- Merle Travis

It is easy enough to be moral after a good dinner beside a snug coal fire,
and with our hearts well warmed with fine old port.
- Henry Mayhew

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Mystery is a resource, like coal or gold,
and its preservation is a fine thing.
- Tim Cahill

My father and brothers were coal miners.
- Merle Travis

The coal mining industry is very destructive and it doesn't have to be.
- Kevin Richardson

It proved easier to buy the farm to get the mineral
rights than to buy the coal rights alone.
- Orville Redenbacher

The kind of event on a conveyor belt that causes a
fire occurs in a variety of industrial environments,
not uniquely in coal environments.
- Richard Price

Like the canary in the coal mine, the climate changes
already evident in the Arctic are a call to action.
- Susan Collins

Then there was the whole concept of coal mining,
which is a culture unto itself, the most dangerous occupation in the world,
and which draws and develops a certain kind of man.
- Martin C. Smith

Football is a game designed to keep coal miners off the streets.
- Jimmy Breslin

We're not saying that you don't need coal,
but when you do mine the coal there are responsibilities to it.
It may cost a little more, but it is the right thing to do.
- Kevin Richardson

Electricity is derived from many non-renewable energy sources like oil,
natural gas and coal.
- Lamar S. Smith

This island is made mainly of coal and surrounded by fish.
Only an organizing genius could produce a shortage
of coal and fish at the same time.
- Aneurin Bevan

Here in the United States, we have between 250 and
300 years of a coal supply.
That is more than the amount of recoverable oil contained in the entire world.
- Tim Holden

Not all the coal that is dug warms the world.
- Mary Harris Jones

One pound of uranium is worth about 3 million pounds worth of coal or oil.
- James Lovelock

The experience reminds me of a favorite saying:
Most of the yield from research efforts comes from
the coal that is mined while looking for diamonds.
- Paul D. Boyer

Coal is absolutely critical to our nation's economic
health and global competitiveness.
- Jerry Costello

Coal companies have a lot of power in the media,
and unfortunately a lot of information doesn't get out.
- Kevin Richardson

To shipbrokers, coal was black gold.
- Roald Dahl

Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs.
- Malcolm Forbes

Writing was like digging coal.
I sweat blood.
The spell is on me.
- Zane Grey

My great-grandfather was a coal miner,
who worked in Pennsylvania mines when carts were pulled
by mules and mines were lit by candles.
Mining was very dangerous work then.
- Tim Murphy

Coal research and development provides huge benefits for the nation,
and pay for itself many times over through taxes flowing
back to the Treasury from expanded economic activity.
- Tim Holden

Envy's a coal comes hissing hot from Hell.
- Philip James Bailey

I would much prefer to be a judge than a coal miner
because of the absence of falling coal.
- Peter Cook

The really tough thing would have been to decide to
take Woodward and Bernstein off the story.
They were carrying the coal for us -
in that their stories were right.
- Ben Bradlee

I think of doing a series as very hard work.
But then I've talked to coal miners,
and that's really hard work.
- William Shatner

The government is shutting down the coal industry,
they say it's cheaper to draw nuclear power off the
French grid and cheaper to buy coal from Colombia.
- Martin C. Smith

In that sense, I became politicized because the people
in the coal mining villages who were involved in the
struggle knew why they were there.
But they couldn't understand why some pop star from
London would want to be there.
- Billy Bragg

I know many married men, I even know a few happily married men,
but I don't know one who wouldn't fall down the first
open coal hole running after the first pretty girl who gave him a wink.
- George Jean Nathan

I have myself no more doubt that these metals were
prepared by the Almighty for this very purpose,
than I have that iron and coal were prepared for the
purposes in which they are being used.
- Hugh McCulloch

Everyone except the far right wing of the Republican Party realizes that oil,
gas and coal burning are the main activities that have
sent the climate into bigger floods,
droughts, hurricanes, and El Ninos.
- Donella Meadows

You know, when something like, even like a coal mine disaster,
or something like this, you think that well everybody's
going to make a run to be able to get out,
but it happened to fast that they were just all dead.
- Richard Grimes

Fertile soil, level plains, easy passage across the mountains,
coal, iron, and other metals imbedded in the rocks,
and a stimulating climate, all shower their blessings upon man.
- Ellsworth Huntington

Further, the United States is moving ahead in the development
of clean coal technology.
There are vast coal reserves in our country,
and when it is burned cleanly, coal can provide a resource
to supply a large amount of our energy requirements.
- Virgil Goode

For over 15 years, through the clean coal programs
of the Department of Energy,
the Federal Government has been a solid partner,
working jointly with private companies and the states
to develop and demonstrate a new generation of environmentally
clean technology using coal.
- Tim Holden

One out of six women are toxic with mercury.
Mercury comes out of coal plants and chlorine plants.
I am toxic, I deal with symptoms, children are born with,
you know, autism - there is an epidemic in this country.
This is like, the air that we breath.
- Daphne Zuniga

I'm lying in my bed, blanket is warm,
this body will never keep me safe from harm.
I still feel your hair, black ribbons of coal.
Touch my skin to keep me whole.
If only you'd come back to me.
To feel you at my side, wouldn't need no Mojo Pin to keep me satisfied.
- Jeff Buckley

Nearly all of our existing power sources are generators which use a heat cycle.
This includes our coal, oil, and gas fired utilities,
our automobiles, trucks, and trains,
and even our nuclear fission utility power plants.
- Wilson Greatbatch

My father was in the coal business in West Virginia.
Both dad and mother were, however, originally from Massachusetts;
New England,
to them, meant the place to go if you really wanted an education.
- John Knowles

Sometimes it seemed to me I could not look at those silent little figures;
that I must go north,
to the grim coal fields, to the Rocky Mountain camps,
where the labor fight is at least fought by grown men.
- Mary Harris Jones

The coal industry has helped fuel this Nation for 150 years,
and coal can be used to heat our homes,
power our economy, and protect our Nation for at least
another 150 years if we continue to use it.
- Tim Murphy

For some reason, on that sparkling afternoon last week,
I actually saw the coal that was passing by and it
set me to thinking how important coal was to our everyday
lives when I was a little boy.
- Nick Clooney

People always fear change.
People feared electricity when it was invented,
didn't they? People feared coal, they feared gas-powered engines...
There will always be ignorance, and ignorance leads to fear.
But with time, people will come to accept their silicon masters.
- Bill Gates

Since 1850, burning of fossil fuels,
coal,
oil and natural gas has increased 100 times to produce
energy as the world has industrialized to serve the
world's more than 6 billion and growing population.
- John Olver

Remember in 1973 the same science chatter said that
the coming Ice Age is going to occur,
we're going to lose millions of people.
And the politicians knew how to solve it,
they just didn't have the courage to solve it;
they were going to put coal dust on the Arctic.
- Don Young

Eating coals of fire has always been one of the sensational feats of the Fire Kings,
as it is quite generally known that charcoal burns
with an extremely intense heat.
- Harry Houdini

Another method of eating burning coals employs small
balls of burned cotton in a dish of burning alcohol.
- Harry Houdini

Perhaps he wanted to be alone with Dr. G., who was
here, but he should have let me know.
At Hoffmann's I felt I was sitting on hot coals,
expecting him to arrive every moment.
- Eva Braun

Jealousy is cruel as the grave: the coals thereof are coals of fire.
- Solomon Ibn Gabirol

Love is like a friendship caught on fire.
In the beginning a flame, very pretty,
often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering.
As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals,
deep-burning and unquenchable.
- Bruce Lee

Young love is a flame; very pretty, often very hot and fierce,
but still only light and flickering.
The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals,
deep-burning, unquenchable.
- Henry Ward Beecher

I'm not trying to be coy here; we're just not prepared
to give a lot of detail about our thinking,
but we will be making some announcements in the coming months.
- Jim Walton

I knew that this was what I wanted to talk about on stage.
There was no point being coy about it,
or pretending that I wasn't gay.
That was the substance of my whole act.
If you took that away, there would be nothing left.
- Julian Clary

If 'pro' is the opposite of 'con' what is the opposite of 'progress'?
- Paul Harvey

Can't you read? The score demands "con amore,"
and what are you doing? You are playing it like married men!
- Arturo Toscanini

I love nerds.
Comic-Con junkies are the tastemakers of tomorrow.
Isn't that funny? The tables have turned.
- Kristen Bell

To some it is Napoleon, to some it is a philosophical struggle,
to me it is allegro con brio.
- Arturo Toscanini

At school I was always trying to con my teachers into
letting me act out book reports instead of writing them.
- Laura Linney

Politics, in a sense, has always been a con game.
- Joe McGinniss

This is the ultimate con game - I'm having fun and people pay me to do it.
- Adam Osborne

I'm a con artist in that I'm an actor.
I make people believe something is real when they know perfectly well it isn't.
- John Lithgow

In the U.S the right is very wide.
From Neo con's to almost Anarchist.
- Tom Metzger

I've always loved movies about con men.
I think con men are as American as apple pie.
- Bill Paxton

It's a big con job.
We have sold the myth of Dublin as a sexy place incredibly well;
because it is a dreary little dump most of the time.
- Roddy Doyle


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