Quotes of gallon

  1. Drilling in the refuge will not solve America's energy problem. The Energy Department's own figures show that drilling would not change gas prices by more than a penny a gallon and this would be 20 years from now. – Lois Capps
  2. Take to every Gallon of Honey, three Gallons of water, and put them both together, and set them over so soft a fire, that you may endure to melt and break the honey with your hands. – Kenelm Digby
  3. Following the devastation of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, $3 per gallon gasoline became common and our nation has come under considerable strain. – Paul Gillmor
  4. We have gasoline at $2 a gallon If that doesn't drive demand, I don't know what will. – Jennifer M. Granholm
  5. When you buy a gallon of gas, over 60 percent of the energy you pay for goes out the radiator in the form of waste heat? That's why you have a radiator in your car in the first place. – Wilson Greatbatch
  6. They think they can make fuel from horse manure- now, I don't know if your car will be able to get 30 miles to the gallon but it's sure gonna put a stop to siphoning. – Billie Holiday
  7. The technology is just so far gone. It's just like back in the day you needed a suitcase just to have a cell phone. The battery was so heavy, it was like carrying a gallon of soda around with you all day. – Jam Master Jay
  8. It's not just a hurricane. It's the demand for gas in China... We're paying $3 a gallon and the oil companies are making historic profits every quarter. – Ron Klein
  9. Scientists at MIT and engineering schools all across America say that they could improve the fuel economy standards for the existing set of vehicles by 10 miles per gallon using existing technology, without compromising safety or comfort at all. – Ed Markey
  10. The price of crude oil accounts for 55 percent of the price of a gallon of gasoline, driven by global supply and demand. The United States depends on foreign sources of oil for 62 percent of our nation's supply. By 2010, this is projected to jump to 75 percent. – Gary Miller
  11. A pint of sweat will save a gallon of blood. – Austin O'Malley
  12. We never had it as rough as the kids have it today. Look at the price of a gallon of gas or a piece of real estate or a college education. – Suze Orman
  13. In addition to contributing to erosion, pollution, food poisoning, and the dead zone, corn requires huge amounts of fossil fuel- it takes a half gallon of fossil fuel to produce a bushel of corn. – Michael Pollan

Usage examples for gallon

  1. When they told him it was 29 cents a gallon he said, " Put in one gallon – The-Life-of-Me-an-autobiography by Johnson, Clarence Edgar
  2. In 1838 the Massachusetts Legislature passed what was known as the Fifteen- Gallon Law. – Reminiscences of Sixty Years in Public Affairs, Vol. 1 by George Boutwell
  3. The oil was gathered by digging trenches, and was sold at $ 1 a gallon – Inventors by Philip Gengembre Hubert
  4. A two- gallon camp- kettle of sheet- iron was suspended upon it and over the fire, and the water in the kettle was just beginning to boil. – The Boy Hunters by Captain Mayne Reid
  5. The lawyer enjoyed, by anticipation, the happiness of once more filling his half- gallon flask, and the doctor promised to give us dishes of his own invention, as soon as he could meet with a frying- pan. – Monsieur Violet by Frederick Marryat
  6. Hence, reckoning sixty drops to a dram, there would be a number in a gallon of water exceeding, by one half the amount of the population of the whole globe! – The Ocean and its Wonders by R.M. Ballantyne
  7. Pine tar 1 gallon – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  8. Fill up the tank- and better give me half a gallon of oil. – The White Desert by Courtney Ryley Cooper
  9. Let them settle, then pour in one gallon of the best wine vinegar; and add to every four gallons, one gallon of foreign brandy. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  10. Then after thinking it over for about two seconds, he said, " No, put in a half- gallon – The-Life-of-Me-an-autobiography by Johnson, Clarence Edgar
  11. A tent with loose curtain flapping in the breeze stood on a slight rise, with sundry piles of boards and framed timber lying on the grass about it, while Thorne and a young lad stood beside a fire above which a four- gallon coal- oil can hung boiling. – A Prairie Courtship by Harold Bindloss
  12. The method on this was to use the five- gallon gasoline cans. – A Yankee in the Trenches by R. Derby Holmes
  13. Every Man is allowed a Pound of Biscuit, Averdupoiz Weight, and a Gallon of Beer, Wine Measure, per Day. – An Account of the Diseases which were most frequent in the British military hospitals in Germany by Donald Monro
  14. Add a gallon of the best brandy, stop it close, and bottle it off in six months. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  15. It is poor economy to buy vinegar by the gallon Buy a barrel, or half a barrel, of really strong vinegar, when you begin house- keeping. – The American Frugal Housewife by Lydia M. Child
  16. Drank between us one evening at Essex's gallon and half Champagne and Burgundy apiece. – Richard Carvel, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  17. At 9 we resumed our journey, there being about half a gallon a- piece for the horses just before we started; but although this, and the short rest they had, had relieved them, they got on slowly; and it was not until after midnight of the 27th, a. – Expedition into Central Australia by Charles Sturt
  18. The bartender would just have to take back his half- gallon – The-Life-of-Me-an-autobiography by Johnson, Clarence Edgar
  19. You will carry with you beyond One Ton Camp one X. S. ration, including biscuit and one gallon of paraffin, and of course you will not wait beyond the time when you can safely return on back depots. – South with Scott by Edward R. G. R. Evans

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