Mercury quotes

  • A lot of my male vocal influences are British - people like David Bowie, Freddie Mercury and Robert Plant.
    -- Adam Lambert

    #People #Mercury #Males

  • A Mercury is not made out of any block of wood.
    -- Apuleius

    #Block #Sculpture #Mercury

  • A mathematician believes that describing the speed of Mercury with equations amounts to science.
    -- Bill Gaede

    #Believe #Mercury #Speed

  • My songwriting is so influenced by orchestrated music, dramatic, super glam rock-y stuff. Two of my biggest influences in songwriting were Elton John and Freddie Mercury.
    -- Brandi Carlile

    #Rocks #Two #Mercury

  • Paris Hilton is one of the hosts for Nicole Richie’s baby shower, and they’re serving sushi. Awesome, Paris—sushi, the one thing pregnant women are forbidden to eat. Thanks for the mercury.
    -- Chelsea Handler

    #Baby #Paris #Mercury

  • I watched him, and I watched him die, and it was so painful for me, because I really loved Freddie Mercury, the way that he just truly went with his voice.
    -- Dave Mustaine

    #Voice #Mercury #Way

  • I used to eat a lot of fish, but I've been shying away from it because of the mercury thing. I eat more beef and chicken now.
    -- Dennis Quaid

    #Beef #Mercury #Used

  • Theres so many fish in the sea That only rise up in the sweat and smoke like mercury
    -- Elvis Costello

    #Sea #Sweat #Mercury

  • 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

    #Air #Weight #Mercury

  • I'm a Freddie Mercury fan. (In response to an interviewer backstage at a Queen concert at the LA Forum, who asked: Can I tell my viewers that Michael Jackson is a Queen fan?
    -- Freddie Mercury

    #Queens #Fans #Mercury

  • The experiment left no doubt that, as far as accuracy of measurement went, the resistance disappeared. At the same time, however, something unexpected occurred. The disappearance did not take place gradually but abruptly. From 1/500 the resistance at 4.2K, it could be established that the resistance had become less than a thousand-millionth part of that at normal temperature. Thus the mercury at 4.2K has entered a new state, which, owing to its particular electrical properties, can be called the state of superconductivity.
    -- Heike Kamerlingh Onnes

    #Doubt #Owing #Mercury

  • Toxins love to get you while you're young. Lead, mercury, secondhand smoke and sundry other environmental nasties do a lot more damage when tissue is immature, vulnerable and growing than when it's mature and comparatively fixed.
    -- Jeffrey Kluger

    #Immature #Environmental #Mercury

  • I don't want to be nasty but let's just say Robbie Williams is no Freddie Mercury.
    -- John Deacon

    #Want #Mercury #Nasty

  • Well, Freddie Mercury is a really huge rock star in my head. I've always thought he was just so tough and such an amazing entertainer, really a contradiction in many ways as well. So he was incredible.
    -- Karen O

    #Stars #Rocks #Mercury

  • Given that I can't sing like Freddie Mercury, obviously I'm not going to pursue it as a career. What would be the point?
    -- Kate Beckinsale

    #Careers #Would Be #Mercury

  • You are my mate, Ria. In my soul. You are my mate. ~ Mercury
    -- Lora Leigh

    #Soul #Mercury #Mates

  • I say, when Mercury arrives, we just pretend we’re not here.” Lawe tipped back his whiskey and swallowed in a single drink. “Stay real quiet. Don’t make eye contact.” They all nodded.
    -- Lora Leigh

    #Real #Eye #Mercury

  • 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

    #Children #Pregnancy #Mercury

  • Happines is like mercury. Hard to hold, and when we drop it, it shatters into a million pieces. Maybe the bravest of all are those who have the courage to reach for it again.
    -- Mary Higgins Clark

    #Happiness #Mercury #Pieces

  • I'd never compare myself to Freddie Mercury because I look up to him far too much. As an artist, not necessarily as a person.
    -- Mika

    #Artist #Looks #Mercury

  • Yes. The whole point about laughter is it’s like mercury: you can’t catch it, you can’t catch what motivates it—that’s why it’s funny,
    -- Mike Nichols

    #Laughter #Mercury

  • One of the oldest mythological fables tells of Mercury playing at dice with Selene and winning from her the five days of the epact (thus totaling the 365 days of the year and harmonizing the lunar and solar calendars).
    -- Richard Arnold Epstein

    #Winning #Years #Mercury

  • Freddie Mercury taught me 3 thingsdon't take anything too seriously, have fun and always fly first class.
    -- Roy Thomas Baker

    #Fun #Class #Mercury

  • I've been blessed. I grew up and played and worked and created with the Freddie Mercury, the Jimi Hendrix, the Keith Richards, the John Paul Jones of my generation
    -- Steven Adler

    #Blessed #Keith #Mercury

  • I dreamed that I was being raped by Freddy Mercury.
    -- Tank Abbott


  • 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

    #Car #Community #Mercury

  • Pythagoras used to say that he had received as a gift from Mercury the perpetual transmigration of his soul, so that it was constantly transmigrating and passing into all sorts of plants or animals.
    -- Diogenes Laertius

    #Animal #Soul #Mercury

  • If you loved music, you loved Freddie Mercury.
    -- Neil Sedaka

    #Mercury #Ifs

  • Mercury pollution from power plants is a national problem that requires a national response
    -- Tom Allen

    #Mercury #Problem #Plant

  • The mercury rule writers also ignored mercury's special qualities
    -- Tom Allen

    #Special #Quality #Mercury