Quotes of MINES

  1. Robots of the world, you are ordered to exterminate the human race. Do not spare the men. Do not spare the women. Preserve only the factories, railroads, machines, mines and raw materials. Destroy everything else. Then return to work. Work must not cease. – Karel Capek
  2. All the fascination of King Solomon's Mines seems to be behind those great mountains and this I may add is a bit of advance work for mother, an entering wedge to my disappearing from sight for years and years in the Congo. – Richard H. Davis
  3. A test of a people is how it behaves toward the old. It is easy to love children. Even tyrants and dictators make a point of being fond of children. But the affection and care for the old, the incurable, the helpless are the true gold mines of a culture. – Abraham Joshua Heschel
  4. It's a business. If I could make more money down in the zinc mines I'd be mining zinc. – Roger Maris
  5. I asked a Burmese why women, after centuries of following their men, now walk ahead. He said there were many unexploded land mines since the war. – Robert Mueller
  6. 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
  7. In my judgment, if we had pursued this course, the zones would have been of short duration. England would have been compelled to take her mines out of the North Sea in order to get any supplies from our country. – George William Norris
  8. Gold and silver, like other commodities, have an intrinsic value, which is not arbitrary, but is dependent on their scarcity, the quantity of labour bestowed in procuring them, and the value of the capital employed in the mines which produce them. – David Ricardo
  9. But at the same time I went down into the mines with working miners who are still young men, younger than I am, who are aware that their working life is coming to an end and they feel suddenly cut off. – Martin C. Smith
  10. Well, mines was a sub machine gun. That was my personal weapon with being the first person in the patrol. I used to lead the patrol. Used to have a leading scout, a second scout and then the officer. The officer would be third. As I say, it was educational. – David Walker

Usage examples for MINES

  1. It may be that of mines the best, Will be found in Ontario West, Stretching towards the interior, Three hundred miles west of Superior. – Poems of James McIntyre by James McIntyre
  2. It would then have been easy, from motives of public utility, to unite it to the new School of Mines – Paris As It Was and As It Is by Francis W. Blagdon
  3. Yes, sir, after being charged with illicit- diamond- dealing with the Kaffirs working at the great Kimberley mines and we want you to give orders for the wagon he had with him to be searched. – A Dash from Diamond City by George Manville Fenn
  4. Whether the mines need me or not, I shall come. – For the Allinson Honor by Harold Bindloss
  5. He told me that when he was discharged he intended to return and work the mines – A Soldier in the Philippines by Needom N. Freeman
  6. You will find it needful to come over and see how the mines are working now and then. – For the Allinson Honor by Harold Bindloss
  7. " No. The mines around there played out, oh, ten, fifteen years ago. – The Legion of Lazarus by Edmond Hamilton
  8. They called him the Parson because he was certainly the profanest man in all the mines – First Fam'lies of the Sierras by Joaquin Miller
  9. But gold- mines are lodgeings, not homes. – One of Our Conquerors, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  10. A letter had come from Gold Hill, asking him where his report of the mines was. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  11. As a boy, he was himself a laborer in the mines – The Young Man and the World by Albert J. Beveridge
  12. A little gold had been found in the southern part of the State, but nobody expected to find valuable gold mines – Stories of American Life and Adventure by Edward Eggleston
  13. The Queen also visited the Restormel iron- mines – Life of Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen, (Victoria) Vol II by Sarah Tytler
  14. Then they are goin' ter raid all the American mines and get the gold." – The Border Boys Across the Frontier by Fremont B. Deering
  15. He imagined he had made the line secure, and had worked among treacherous gravel in shallow mines long enough to know something about the job. – Partners of the Out-Trail by Harold Bindloss
  16. The coal mines were abandoned. – The Blue Germ by Martin Swayne
  17. The mines are now worked down to water- level and costs are increasing. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  18. Father doesn't believe in gold- mines – Betty Trevor by Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey
  19. And what they had done in the country of Spain, for the winning of the mines of the silver and gold which are there. – Boswell's Correspondence with the Honourable Andrew Erskine, and His Journal of a Tour to Corsica by James Boswell
  20. John Gordon had gone out to Kimberley, and had returned the owner of many shares in many mines – An Old Man's Love by Anthony Trollope

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