Best Bronze Quotes : Bronze Sayings In Life

These bronze quotes will inspire you. Bronze is a yellowish-brown alloy of copper with up to one-third tin or make (a person or part of the body) suntanned.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging bronze quotes, bronze sayings, and bronze proverbs.

Famous Bronze Quotes

  1. “I see no reason why I should tickle stones or waste time on polishing bronze.” ~ Louise Berliawsky Nevelson
  2. “Bronze is the mirror of form, wine of the heart.” ~ Aeschylus
  3. “My favorite look would be a fresh, dewy face with a bronze, sun-kissed glow. It looks so tropical and reminds me of a place that feels like true home.” ~ Mya
  4. “Stone Age. Bronze Age. Iron Age. We define entire epics of humanity by the technology they use.” ~ Reed Hastings

  5. “You can keep the things of bronze and stone and give me one man to remember me just once a year.” ~ Damon Runyon
  6. “Tom’s great yellow bronze mask all draped upon an iron framework. An inhibited, nerve-drawn; dropped face – as if hung on a scaffold of heavy private brooding; and thought.” ~ Virginia Woolf
  7. “When two people are at one in their inmost hearts, they shatter even the strength of iron or bronze.” ~ Cassandra Clare
  8. “I have a bronze statue of myself, naked. I have these really big curls and water comes out of every curl. It’s hot.” ~ Macy Gray

  9. “I’m also interested in creating a lasting legacy for collectors because bronze will last for thousands of years so I’m not really selling the art to this particular collector but it is being passed on.” ~ Richard MacDonald
  10. “I have erected a monument more lasting than bronze.” ~ Horace
  11. “Out of the closets and into the museums, libraries, architectural monuments, concert halls, bookstores, recording studios, and film studios of the world. Everything belongs to the inspired and dedicated thief…. Words, colors, light, sounds, stone, wood, bronze belong to the living artist. They belong to anyone who can use them. Loot the Louvre! A bas l’originalité, the sterile and assertive ego that imprisons us as it creates. Vive le vol-pure, shameless, total. We are not responsible. Steal anything in sight.” ~ William S. Burroughs
  12. “In the fifties, I had dreams about touching a naked woman and she would turn to bronze or the dream about hot dogs chasing donuts through the Lincoln Tunnel.” ~ Robert Klein

  13. “I would be happy with an Olympic bronze. What I don’t have is an Olympic medal.” ~ Paula Radcliffe
  14. “My view is that climate changes have happened in the last 80 years, that is, the world has got a little bit warmer, although not as warm as it has been in Medieval times, or the Bronze Age.” ~ Piers Corbyn , Bronze quotes age
  15. “My dad was dean of fine arts at the university. I was casting bronzes in the school foundry. I was using the university as a playground.” ~ Maya Lin
  16. “I have had sculptures cast in bronze, silver, and aluminum. My drawings are all graphite or pigment ink and gouache on paper.” ~ Patricia Piccinini

  17. “As bronze may be much beautified by lying in the dark damp soil, so men who fade in dust of warfare fade fairer, and sorrow blooms their soul.” ~ Wilfred Owen
  18. “Ordinary men died, men of iron were taken prisoner: I only brought back with me men of bronze.” ~ Napoleon Bonaparte
  19. “Some of us awake in the night with strange phantasms of enchanted hills and gardens, of fountains that sing in the sun, of golden cliffs overhanging murmuring seas, of plains that stretch down to sleeping cities of bronze and stone, and of shadowy companies of heroes that ride caparisoned white horses along the edges of thick forests, and then we know that we have looked back through the ivory gates into that world of wonder that was ours before we were wise and unhappy.” ~ H. P. Lovecraft
  20. “I might have preferred iron – but bronze will do. It won’t rust. This time I hope, the head will stay on.” ~ Margaret Thatcher

  21. “Long cold nights mark November’s return, grey rains fall, wind walks in the bronze oak leaves.” ~ Gladys Taber
  22. “Here and there on the branch of an oak a congress of leaves still clung, rigid as flakes of bronze.” ~ Martha Ostenso
  23. “The monument of a great man is not of granite or marble or bronze. It consists of his goodness, his deeds, his love and his compassion.” ~ Alfred Armand Montapert
  24. “I got a bronze medal and I can’t complain about that, the only African-American to get a medal in the Winter Olympics.” ~ Debi Thomas

  25. “When the peacock has presented his back, the spectator will usually begin to walk around him to get a front view; but the peacock will continue to turn so that no front view is possible. The thing to do then is to stand still and wait until it pleases him to turn. When it suits him, the peacock will face you. Then you will see in a green-bronze arch around him a galaxy of gazing, haloed suns.” ~ Flannery O’Connor
  26. “Hundreds of years ago, Indian artists created visual images of dancing Shivas in a beautiful series of bronzes. In our time, physicists have used the most advanced technology to portray the patterns of the cosmic dance. The metaphor of the cosmic dance thus unifies ancient mythology, religious art and modern physics.” ~ Fritjof Capra
  27. “Poetry is a plan for a slit in the face of a bronze fountain goat and the path of fresh drinking water.” ~ Carl Sandburg
  28. “Colours in vibration, peeling like silver bells and clanging like bronze bells, proclaiming happiness, passion and love, soul, blood and death.” ~ Emil Nolde

  29. “I’d walk into the school, smell that institutional smell of the tomato soup, peanut butter, disinfectant, and boys room. Pass the lunchroom, see the familiar lunchroom lady with the white dress and net on her hair. At the end of 50 years of distinguished service the Board of Education gives her a bronze net – with her name on it. It stems from the Board of Education rule to keep her hair out of the food.” ~ Robert Klein
  30. “Nature, when undisturbed, is never monotonous, you know. Even when using green, the most frequent color on her palette, she throws in contrasting tints by way of expression, and you will seldom see two sides of a leaf of the same hue, and the leaf stem frequently gives a good dash of bronze or purple.” ~ Mabel Osgood Wright
  31. “There’s this Indian fellow who worked out a cycle like the idea of stone-age, bronze-age, only he did it on an Indian one. The cycle goes from nothing until now and 20th century and then on and right around the cycle until the people are really grooving and then just sinks back into ignorance until it gets back into the beginning again. So the 20th century is a fraction of that cycle, and how many of those cycles has it done yet? It’s done as many as you think and all these times it’s been through exactly the same things, and it’ll be this again.” ~ George Harrison
  32. “You may chisel a boy into shape, as you would a rock, or hammer him into it, if he be of a better kind, as you would a piece of bronze. But you cannot hammer a girl into anything. She grows as a flower does.” ~ John Ruskin

  33. “I once loved a girl, her skin it was bronze With the innocence of a lamb, she was gentle like a fawn I courted her proudly but now she is gone Gone as the season she’s taken” ~ Bob Dylan
  34. “The shadow had followed behind them, clinging to their steps; and the two children little suspected its presence when they at last sat down, trustingly, under the mighty protection of Apollo, who, with a great bronze gesture, lifted his huge lyre to the heart of a crimson sky.” ~ Gaston Leroux
  35. “A tempest ceases, a cyclone passes over, a wind dies down, a broken mast can be replaced, a leak can be stopped, a fire extinguished, but what will become of this enormous brute of bronze?” ~ Victor Hugo
  36. “The basic material of photographs is not intrinsically beautiful. It’s not like ivory or tapestry or bronze or oil on canvas. You’re not supposed to look at the thing, you’re supposed to look through it. It’s a window.” ~ John Szarkowski

  37. “I have never got a grip on when the past begins or where it ends, but if cities map the past with statues made from bronze forever frozen in one dignified position, as much as I try to make the past keep still and mind its manners, it moves and murmurs with me through every day.” ~ Deborah Levy
  38. “Definitely gymnastics, because I was a gymnast for 11 years. That’s my thing. My girlfriend Betty Okino was in the 1992 Olympics and won a bronze medal. She’s a gymnast. So I’m a huge fan.” ~ Jaime Pressly
  39. “The Olympics is my favorite sporting event. Although I have a problem with that silver medal. When you think about it, you win the gold – you feel good, you win the bronze – you think, ‘Well at least I got something’. But when you win silver, it’s like, ‘Congratulations, you ‘almost’ won. Of all the losers, you came in first of that group. You’re the number one ‘loser.’ No one lost ahead of you.” ~ Jerry Seinfeld , Bronze quotes medal
  40. “Pete Rose is too rich a character to fit on a bronze plaque. He requires a good, trenchant, poignant (ah, Petey) book, and this is it.” ~ Roy Blount, Jr.

  41. “When the long, varnished buds of beech Point out beyond their reach, And tanned by summer suns Leaves of bright bryony turn bronze, And gossamer floats bright and wet From trees that are their own sunset, Spring, summer, autumn I come here, And what is there to fear? And yet I never lose the feeling That someone else behind is stealing Or else in front has disappeared; Though nothing I have seen or heard, Makes me still walk beneath these boughs With cautious step as in a haunted house.” ~ Andrew Young
  42. “With each success the ability to change is reduced. My longtime friend and coach Grandmaster Yuri Dokhoian, aptly compared it to being dipped in bronze. Each victory added another coat.” ~ Garry Kasparov
  43. “The coast is an edgy place. Living on the coast presents certain stark realities and a wild, rare beauty. Continent confronts ocean. Weather intensifies. It’s a place of tide and tantrum; of flirtations among fresh- and saltwaters, forests and shores; of tense negotiations with an ocean that gives much but demands more. Every year the raw rim that is this coast gets hammered and reshaped like molten bronze. This place roils with power and a sometimes terrible beauty. The coast remains youthful, daring, uncertain about tomorrow. The guessing, the risk; in a way, we’re all thrill seekers here.” ~ Carl Safina
  44. “We want and expect to win the silver or gold. A bronze would be a step back. In fact, we think it would be a put-down if we don’t win the silver or gold.” ~ Betty Okino

  45. “In living and in seeing other men, the heart must break or become as bronze.” ~ Nicolas Chamfort
  46. “I took part in the sun-tanning Olympics – I just got bronze.” ~ Tim Vine
  47. “I give you five minutes to spare your blushes. here is the little bronze key that opens the ebony caskets on the mantle piece in the Louise-Phillipe room. In one of the caskets you will find a scorpion, in the other, a grasshopper, both very cleverly imitated in Japanese bronze: they will say yes or no for you. If you turn the scorpion round, that will mean to me, when I return that you have said yes. The grasshopper will mean no… The grasshopper, be careful of the grass hopper! A grasshopper does not only turn: it hops! It hops! And it hops jolly high!” ~ Gaston Leroux
  48. “It is entirely seemly for a young man killed in battle to lie mangled by the bronze spear. In his death all things appear fair.” ~ Homer

  49. “For some people, history is simply what your wife looks good standing in front of. It’s what’s cast in bronze, or framed in sepia tones, or acted out with wax dummies and period furniture. It takes place in glass bubbles filled with water and chunks of plastic snow; it’s stamped on souvenir pencils and summarized in reprint newspapers. History nowadays is recorded in memorabilia. If you can’t purchase a shopping bag that alludes to something, people won’t believe it ever happened.” ~ Elizabeth McCracken
  50. “You may name a bronze statue ‘Liberty,’ or a painted figure in a city hall ‘Commerce,’ or a marble form in a temple ‘Athene’ or ‘Venus;’ but what is really there is only a representation of a single woman.” ~ George Edward Woodberry
  51. “If you want someone to be ignored then build a life-size bronze statue of them and stick it in the middle of town. It doesn’t matter how great you were, it’ll always take an unfunny drunk with climbing skills to make people notice you.” ~ Banksy
  52. “Annabeth came up to me. She was dressed in black camouflage with her Celestial bronze knife strapped to her arm and her laptop bag slung over her shoulder—ready for stabbing or surfing the Internet, whichever came first.” ~ Rick Riordan

  53. “Nothing is so foolish, they say, as for a man to stand for office and woo the crowd to win its vote, buy its support with presents, court the applause of all those fools and feel self-satisfied when they cry their approval, and then in his hour of triumph to be carried round like an effigy for the public to stare at, and end up cast in bronze to stand in the market place.” ~ Desiderius Erasmus
  54. “Vlad twisted his wrist, pinching his fingers together, spinning the bronze coin on the table. When it fell, he picked it up and did it again, counting. Thirty-two times it had fallen Slayer Society up. Twenty-two times it was down.” ~ Heather Brewer
  55. “And may my bronze name / touch always her thousand fingers / grow brighter with her weeping / until I am fixed like a galaxy / and memorized / in her secret and fragile skies.” ~ Leonard Cohen
  56. “Destroy it?’ Leo was appalled. ‘You’ve got a life-size bronze dragon, and you want to destroy it?’ ‘It breathes fire,’ Nyssa explained. ‘It’s deadly and out of control.’ ‘But it’s a dragon!” ~ Rick Riordan

  57. “In our town there is a secret spot where you can still see the stars at night, believe it or not. It is the only spot like that left, unclouded by the dwindling skyscrapers rising nearby. It is a good place to go to walk and talk in whispers. Following the little hill that rises from the park to a small clearing which overlooks the statue of the armless general on his bronze steed, most of us later remember this spot as the first place we knew we might be in love.” ~ Joe Meno
  58. “You must try, the voice said, to become colder. I understood at once. It’s like the bodies of gods: cast in bronze, braced in stone. Only something heartless could bear the full weight.” ~ Jane Hirshfield
  59. “When the Dark comes rising six shall turn it back; Three from the circle, three from the track; Wood, bronze, iron; Water, fire, stone; Five will return and one go alone. Iron for the birthday; bronze carried long; Wood from the burning; stone out of song; Fire in the candle ring; water from the thaw; Six signs the circle and the grail gone before. Fire on the mountain shall find the harp of gold Played to wake the sleepers, oldest of old. Power from the Green Witch, lost beneath the sea. All shall find the Light at last, silver on the tree.” ~ Susan Cooper
  60. “Convince yourself that you are working in clay, not marble, on paper not eternal bronze: Let that first sentence be as stupid as it wishes.” ~ Jacques Barzun

  61. “A Vampire!” I stammered. Then I noticed her legs. Below the cheerleader skirt, her left leg was brown and shaggy with a donkey’s hoof. Her right leg was shaped like a human leg was it was made of bronze. “Uhh, a vampire with-” “Don’t mention the legs!” Tammi snapped. “It’s rude to make fun.” ~ Rick Riordan
  62. “Mythologically speaking, if there’s anything I hate worse than trios of old ladies, it’s bulls. Last summer, I fought the Minotaur on top of Half-Blood Hill. This time what I saw up there was even worse: two bulls. And not just regular bulls – bronze ones the size of elephants. And even that wasn’t bad enough. Naturally they had to breathe fire, too.” ~ Rick Riordan
  63. “New lesson, class. Most monsters will vaporize when sliced with a celestial bronze sword. This change is perfectly normal, and will happen to you right now if you don’t BACK OFF!” – Percy” ~ Rick Riordan

  64. “I go dreaming into the future, where I see nothing, nothing. I have no plans, no idea, no project, and, what is worse, no ambition. Something – the eternal ‘what’s the use?’ – sets its bronze barrier across every avenue that I open up in the realm of hypothesis.” ~ Gustave Flaubert
  65. “Jumping out a window five hundred feet above ground is not usually my idea of fun. Especially when I’m wearing bronze wings and flapping my arms like a duck.” ~ Rick Riordan

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