Quotes and Sayings about Mercury



"President Bush's mercury rule is a gift to the big energy companies that helped put him in office."
- Tom Allen
(Related: Energy, Mercury, Office, President)

"The mercury rule writers also ignored mercury's special qualities."
- Tom Allen
(Related: Mercury, Writers)

"But like the rest of the country, Maine has reached an impasse, for most of the mercury that fouls our skies, waters and land comes from outside our borders."
- Tom Allen
(Related: Country, Land, Mercury, Rest)

"How is it that mercury is not safe for food additives and Over the Counter drug products, but it is safe in our vaccines and dental amalgams?"
- Dan Burton
(Related: Food, Mercury)

"I was growing up listening to Queen. Freddie Mercury threw those incredible melodies into his songs."
- Gary Cherone
(Related: Growing up, Listening, Mercury, Queen, Songs)

"Mercury emissions will continue to harm the environment and to endanger the health of children and pregnant women, until this Administration puts public health before politics."
- Mark Dayton
(Related: Health, Politics, Women, Children, Environment, Harm, Mercury, Public, Will)

"I don't want to be nasty but let's just say Robbie Williams is no Freddie Mercury."
- John Deacon
(Related: Mercury, Want)

"The industry does have some influence on who gets other awards. With the Mercury Prize, they don't. Jon comes from the business, but his heart is still very much in the music. Currently, we have about 12 major names that have said they want to be a part of MUDDA."
- Peter Gabriel
(Related: Business, Music, Heart, Awards, Influence, Mercury, Names, Want)

"I grew up watching a lot of the coverage of the early U.S. space program, all the way back starting with Mercury and then through Gemini and Apollo and of course going to the moon as the main part of the Apollo program."
- Linda M. Godwin
(Related: Mercury, Moon, Space)

"Sudden resolutions, like the sudden rise of mercury in a barometer, indicate little else than the variability of the weather."
- David Hare
(Related: Mercury, Weather)

"I do care about the mercury contamination which this country will be experiencing because of the attempted sellout by this administration to special interests which will result in more mercury in the blood of young children in America."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: America, Blood, Care, Children, Country, Mercury, Result, Will)

"In 1950, when the Giants signed me, they gave me $15,000. I bought a 1950 Mercury. I couldn't drive, but I had it in the parking lot there, and everybody that could drive would drive the car. So it was like a community thing."
- Willie Mays
(Related: Car, Community, Giants, Mercury)

"We're a bit flashy, but the music's not one big noise."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Music)

"Is Billy Idol just doing a bad Elvis pout, or was he born that way?"
- Freddie Mercury
"It destroys the soul to hear that you're all hype, that you have no talent, and that your whole career has been contrived."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Talent, Soul, Career)

"You know, I designed the Queen crest. I simply combined all the creatures that represent our star signs-and I don't even believe in astrology."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Astrology, Queen)

"Money may not buy happiness, but it can damn well give it!"
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Money, Happiness, May)

"Years ago, I thought up the name Queen. It's just a name. But it's regal, obviously, and -sounds splendid."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Thought, Name, Queen, Years)

"One night Roger was in a foul mood and he threw his entire bloody drumset across the stage. The thing only just missed me - I might have been killed."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Night)

"Onstage, I am a devil. But I'm hardly a social reject."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Devil)

"The lavish presentation appeals to me, and I've got to convince the others."
- Freddie Mercury
"The others don't like my interviews. And frankly, I don't care much for theirs."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Care)

"Who wants to live forever?"
- Freddie Mercury
"We were disliked by the press in the early days because they couldn't put their finger on us, and that was the case with Zeppelin as well."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Press)

"We're a very expensive group; we break a lot of rules. It's unheard of to combine opera with a rock theme, my dear ."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Opera, Rules)

"We've gone overboard on every Queen album. But that's Queen."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Queen)

"What will I be doing in twenty years' time? I'll be dead, darling! Are you crazy?"
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Time, Will, Years)

"When I'm dead, I want to be remembered as a musician of some worth and substance."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Want, Worth)

"When the whole point of Queen was to be original."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Queen)

"In the early days, we just wore black onstage. Very bold, my dear. Then we introduced white, for variety, and it simply grew and grew."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Variety)

"I won't be a rock star. I will be a legend."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Will)

"The reason we're successful, darling? My overall charisma, of course."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Successful, Charisma, Reason)

"Back in the old days, we were often compared to Led Zeppelin. If we did something with harmony, it was the Beach Hoys. Something heavy was Led Zeppelin."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Beach, Harmony, Old)

"I'm just a musical prostitute, my dear."
- Freddie Mercury
"And, we have no such thing as a budget anymore. Our manager freaks when we show him the bill. We're lavish to the bone, but all our money goes back into the product."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Money, Manager)

"If we're weird onstage, I don't know what you'd call the Tubes."
- Freddie Mercury
"But, you know, we spent two years putting our act together."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Act, Years)

"I always knew I was a star And now, the rest of the world seems to agree with me."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Now, Rest, World)

"I dress to kill, but tastefully."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Dress)

"I got my diploma from Ealing College of Art, in graphics and illustration."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Art, College)

"I guess I've always lived the glamorous life of a star. It 's nothing new - I used to spend down to the last dime."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Life, Nothing)

"I like to be surrounded by splendid things."
- Freddie Mercury
"I think my melodies are superior to my lyrics."
- Freddie Mercury
"I want to lead the Victorian life, surrounded by exquisite clutter."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Life, Want)

"I was never too keen on the British music press. They've called us a supermarket hype, and they used to suggest that we didn't write our own songs."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Music, Press, Songs)

"I'm hopeless with money; I simply spend what I've got."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Money)

"I'm not into business at all."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Business)

"I'm very emotional; I think I may go mad in several years' time."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Time, May, Years)

"I have fun with my clothes onstage; it's not a concert you're seeing, it's a fashion show."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Clothes, Fashion, Fun)

"A concert is not a live rendition of our album. It's a theatrica! event."
- Freddie Mercury
"This is our mercury, our lunary, but whosoever thinks of any other water besides this, is ignorant and foolish, never attaining to the desired effects."
- George Ripley
(Related: Mercury, Water)

"Is it a surprise that into the vessel, in which the mercury has no inclination and no repugnance, not even the slightest, to being there, it should enter and should rise in a column high enough to make equilibrium with the weight of the external air which forces it up?"
- Evangelista Torricelli
(Related: Being, Mercury, Weight)

"We have made many glass vessels... with tubes two cubits long. These were filled with mercury, the open end was closed with the finger, and the tubes were then inverted in a vessel where there was mercury."
- Evangelista Torricelli
(Related: End, Mercury, Open)

"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
(Related: Women, Children, Country, Mercury, Plants)