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Quotes about miner (16 Quotes)


  • In isolation I ruthlessly plow the deep silences, seeking my opportunities like a miner seeking veins of treasures. In what shallow glimmering space shall I find what glimmering glory.
    (Jamaica Kincaid)
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  • Who deserves more credit than the wife of a coal miner? Mother was one.
    (Merle Travis)
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  • All in all I'd rather have been a judge than a miner. And what is more, being a miner, as soon as you are too old and tired and sick and stupid to do the job properly, you have to go. Well, the very opposite applies with the judges.
    (Peter Cook)
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  • Neither you nor I nor anybody else knows what makes a mathematician tick. It is not a question of cleverness. I know many mathematicians who are far abler than I am, but they have not been so lucky. An illustration may be given by considering two miners. One may be an expert geologist, but he does not find the golden nuggets that the ignorant miner does.
    (L.J. Mordell)
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  • Genius is the gold in the mine talent is the miner who works and brings it out.
    (Marguerite Blessington)
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  • I am not strictly speaking mad, for my mind is absolutely normal in the intervals, and even more so than before. But during the attacks it is terrible - and then I lose consciousness of everything. But that spurs me on to work and to seriousness, as a miner who is always in danger makes haste in what he does.
    (Vincent Van Gogh)
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  • Every game is still important. It's always tough on the road. But we've just got to go out and play our best basketball, play Miner basketball. We haven't been scoring well so we need to pick up our intensity on offense. We also need to play our same defense and get our offense going with our defense.
    (Kevin Henderson)
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  • What one state could not get alone, what one miner against a powerful corporation could not achieve, can be achieved by the union.
    (Mary Harris Jones)
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  • One possibility is that the administration of oxygen displaced carbon monoxide from his blood and so it's in his body but we're they're not measuring it yet. Another possibility is that the temperature in the mine, about 55 degrees, can actually affect this blood test, which is challenging to do. And, of course, it's possible, that one miner had a working oxygen mask and was protected from the carbon monoxide to which the other miners were exposed and there may have been a mix of gases.
    (Dr. Katz)
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  • You can mine 4 tons of coal in a couple of minutes. It's cheaper to exceed the dust limits, expose a miner to black lung and pay the fine than it is to do the right thing.
    (Tony Oppegard)
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  • I was born and raised in the high desert of Nevada in a tiny town called Searchlight. My dad was a hard rock miner. My mom took in wash. I grew up around people of strong values - even if they rarely talked about them.
    (Harry Reid)
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  • 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)
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  • My physics teacher, Thomas Miner was particularly gifted. To this day, I remember how he introduced the subject of physics. He told us we were going to learn how to deal with very simple questions such as how a body falls due to the acceleration of gravity.
    (Steven Chu)
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  • I would much prefer to be a judge than a coal miner because of the absence of falling coal.
    (Peter Cook)
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  • The miner that survived thus far is younger than everyone else, and his body might be more resistant to that oxygen deprivation if it did occur.
    (Dr. Katz)
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