quote by Martin Cooper

People want to talk to other people - not a house, or an office, or a car. Given a choice, people will demand the freedom to communicate wherever they are, unfettered by the infamous copper wire. It is that freedom we sought to vividly demonstrate in 1973.

— Martin Cooper

Sentimental Copper quotations

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?

Somewhere the sense makes copper roses steel roses — The rose carried weight of love but love is at an end — of roses It is at the edge of the petal that love waits.

Bend color names which should be made of neon or copper tubing.

Place an object on a surface - trace the object - then bend the object - leaving some part of it attached.

Through Love all that is bitter will be sweet, Through Love all that is copper will be gold, Through Love all dregs will become wine, through Love all pain will turn to medicine.


Some minds improve by travel, others, rather, resemble copper wire, or brass, which get the narrower by going farther.

Comics, which are really best described as an arrangement of images in a sequence that tell a story - an idea - is a very old form of graphic communication. It began with the hieroglyphics in Egypt, it first appeared in a recognizable form in the Medieval times as copper plates produced by the Catholic church to tell morality stories.

The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.

At 7:45 p.m. I was shot in the left arm by a friend. The bullet was a copper jacket 22 long rifle. My friend was standing about fifteen feet from me.

Give an Irishman lager for a month and he's a dead man.

An Irishman's stomach is lined with copper, and the beer corrodes it. But whiskey polishes the copper and is the saving of him.


The Crafty Cockney had a picture of the owner dressed up as a copper, so I brought it home, wore it on TV and the name just stuck.

Even before the discovery of copper South Australia had turned the corner.

My ignorance of science is such that if anyone mentioned copper nitrate I should think he was talking about policemen's overtime.

You should see my corgis at sunset in the snow.

It's their finest hour. About five o'clock they glow like copper. Then they come in and lie in front of the fire like a string of sausages.

An intense copper calm, like a universal yellow lotus, was more and more unfolding its noiseless measureless leaves upon the sea.


If complete and utter chaos was lightning, then he'd be the sort to stand on a hilltop in a thunderstorm wearing wet copper armour and shouting 'All gods are bastards!

From myself I am copper, through you, friend, I am gold.

From myself I’m a stone, but through you, I am a gem!

I had seen a herd of Buffalo, one hundred and twenty-nine of them, come out of the morning mist under a copper sky, one by one, as if the dark and massive, iron-like animals with the mighty horizontally swung horns were not approaching, but were being created before my eyes and sent out as they were finished.

Of all the works of man I like best Those which have been used.

The copper pots with their dents and flattened edges The knives and forks whose wooden handles Have been worn away by many hands: such forms Seemed to me the noblest.

Human material existence is limited by ideas, not stuff, people don't need copper wires they need ways to communicate, oil was a contaminant, then it became a fuel


The Philippines has vast minerals that are still untapped.

It has one of the world's largest deposits of gold, nickel, copper and chromite. Through responsible mining, we intend to generate more revenues from the extraction of these resources.

The sunset caught me, turned the brush to copper,/ set the clouds/ to one great roof of flame/ above the earth.

The hair of his face, on the contrary, carroty and flaming, resembled a growth of copper wire clipped short to the line of the lip; while, no matter how close he shaved, fiery metallic gleams passed, when he moved his head, over the surface of his cheeks.

Robert was the true steel. Stannis is pure iron, black and hard and strong, yes, but brittle, the way iron gets. He'll break before he bends. And Renly, that one, he's copper, bright and shiny, pretty to look at but not worth all that much at the end of the day.

When a man comes to me and tries to convince me that he is not a thief, then I take care of my coppers.


If you want to be a conduit for God's grace, you don't have to be lined with gold. Copper will do.

There's something about materials like copper, woods, stone, trees, shells.

You walk outside and these materials are part of the world before we touched anything. There's a feeling of pleasure that many of us have in materials that have some presence before us, like clay and wood and copper.

Through love scraps of copper are turned to gold.

Politicians wanted to mine the Grand Canyon for zinc and copper, and Theodore Roosevelt said no.

Just because there's tarnish on the copper, doesn't mean there's not a shine beneath.


Chocolate is an extraordinary source of key stress-fighting minerals including: magnesium, iron, chromium, vanadium, copper, zinc, manganese, and phosphorus. These minerals favorably influence a woman's hormone system, which explains why chocolate has always been considered important for a woman's monthly cycle.

Hallo! A great deal of steam! the pudding was out of the copper.

A smell like a washing-day! That was the cloth. A smell like an eating-house and a pastrycook's next door to each other, with a laundress's next door to that. That was the pudding.

The vessel, though her masts be firm,Beneath her copper bears a worm.

Brass is polished by ashes; copper is cleaned by tamarind; a woman, by her menses; and a river by its flow.

Arizona, our beautiful state, was built on mining.

Copper is huge here, and now uranium. And then we have the federal government coming in, writing all these rules and regulations and telling us that we can't do this and we can't do that. We need concise, clear answers.

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