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

Almighty Bronze quotations

In Amsterdam the water is the mistress and the land the vassal.

throughout the city there are as many canals and drawbridges as bracelets on a Gypsy's bronzed arms.

What is Africa to me: Copper sun or scarlet sea, Jungle star or jungle track, Strong bronzed men, or regal black Women from whose loins I sprang When the birds of Eden sang?

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.

I'm not disappointed with bronze. It's always good to come away with a medal.

I have a bronze statue of myself, naked.

I have these really big curls and water comes out of every curl. It's hot.

The man who offers an insult writes it in sand, but for the man who receives it, it's chiseled in bronze.

There is a way to play this game physically, but it's the mental part that's going to separate gold from silver and silver from bronze.

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.

Stone Age. Bronze Age. Iron Age. We define entire epics of humanity by the technology they use.

Putting up a statue to someone who tried to stop a war is not very, um, statuesque. Of course, if you had butchered five hundred of your own men out of arrogant carelessness, we'd be melting the bronze already.

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.

You can keep the things of bronze and stone and give me one man to remember me just once a year.

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.

Colours in vibration, peeling like silver bells and clanging like bronze bells, proclaiming happiness, passion and love, soul, blood and death.

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.

I might have preferred iron - but bronze will do.

It won't rust. This time I hope, the head will stay on.

Ah, steeds, steeds, what steeds! Has the whirlwind a home in your manes? Is there a sensitive ear, alert as a flame, in your every fiber? Hearing the familiar song from above, all in one accord you strain your bronze chests and, hooves barely touching the ground, turn into straight lines cleaving the air, and all inspired by God it rushes on!

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.

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.

The 2012 Olympics is going to cost £8 billion which is a lot of money.

It'll probably bankrupt London. But you can't put a price on two bronze medals in cycling.

I took part in the sun-tanning Olympics – I just got bronze.

For we constantly deal with practical problems, with molders, contractors, derricks, stone-men, ropes, builders, scaffoldings, marble assistants, bronze-men, trucks, rubbish men, plasterers, and what-not else, all the while trying to soar into the blue.

Spring is the fresh green of young corn and the pink blush of blossoms.

Autumn contrasts the yellowed foilage with violet hues. Winter is the white of snow against its black forms ... Summer is the contrast of blues and the golden bronze of the corn.

The best pastas are cut with bronze dies that give them a rough texture and allow the sauce to cling.

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

Shatter the icons of slavery and fear.

Replace the leer of the minstrel's burnt-cork face with a proud, serene and classic bronze of Benin.

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.

In accordance with the foregoing investigations on mathematical principles, let bronze vessels be made, proportionate to the size of the theatre, and let them be so fashioned that, when touched, they may produce with one another the notes of the fourth, the fifth, and so on up the double octave.

Gentlemen, if ever a generation will come after us which is so weak and soft-hearted that it doesn't understand our task, then indeed the whole of National Socialism has been in vain. To the contrary, in my opinion one should bury bronze plates on which it is recorded that we have had the courage to carry out this great and so necessary work.

The society that will organize production on the basis of a free and equal association of the producers will put the whole machinery of the state where it will then belong: into the museum of antiquities, by the side of the spinning wheel and the bronze axe.

Now I know the difference between a rousing reception and a pat on the back.

Now I know the difference between a gold in Commonwealth Games and a bronze in Olympics.

Up from the bronze, I saw Water without a flaw Rush to its rest in air Reach to its rest, and fall.

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?

Nico di Angelo ran up to me with a big grin on his face. "Percy, this is awesome!" His blue-feathered bronze helmet was falling in his eyes, and his breastplate was about six sizes too big. I wondered if there was any way I'd looked that ridiculous when I'd first arrived.