The United States has been called the melting pot of the world. But it seems to me that the colored man either missed getting into the pot or he got melted down.— Thurgood Marshall
Profound Melting Pot quotations
Be like melting snow. Wash yourself of yourself.
We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic.
Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.
We don't need a melting pot in this country, folks.
We need a salad bowl. In a salad bowl, you put in the different things. You want the vegetables — the lettuce, the cucumbers, the onions, the green peppers — to maintain their identity. You appreciate differences.
America is not a melting pot. It is a sizzling cauldron.
I am visible-see this Indian face-yet I am invisible.
I both blind them with my beak nose and am their blind spot. But I exist, we exist. They'd like to think I have melted in the pot. But I haven't. We haven't.
The British are so funny. It's like they can't believe I lived in Hackney. 'You could live in Bondi Beach. Why would you want to live in 'Ackney?' But Hackney's fantastic. I'm serious. There are so many artists there. I loved the markets, the parks, the pubs, the diversity. It was a cultural melting-pot.
Devils used to be God's angels that fell from the top.
There is no diversity cos we're burnin in the melting pot.
Ukraine is a vital link for Europe: our energy transportation networks;
our location between the European Union and Eurasia. We're the melting pot of Catholicism and Orthodox Christianity. The democracy we founded with the Orange Revolution has to be an example for other post-Soviet states.
I travel the world, and I'm happy to say that America is still the great melting pot - maybe a chunky stew rather than a melting pot at this point, but you know what I mean.
Some years ago I said in an opinion that if this country is a melting pot, then either the Afro-Americans didn't get in the pot or he didn't get melted down.
Melting pot Harlem-Harlem of honey and chocolate and caramel and rum and vinegar and lemon and lime and gall. Dusky dream Harlem rumbling into a nightmare tunnel where the subway from the Bronx keeps right on downtown.
Houston is kind of a melting pot. There are many different cultures and ethnicities represented out there.
that strange conflict in the American character: we pride ourselves on being the melting pot of the world but we insist on regarding most immigrants with suspicion.
I hear that melting-pot stuff a lot, and all I can say is that we haven't melted.
Every now and then, you get people who tend to forget what this country is about, which is a melting pot of races and cultures and freedom of speech.
If America is a melting pot, then to me India is a thali--a selection of sumptuous dishes in different bowls. Each tastes different, and does not necessarily mix with the next but they belong together on the same plate, and they complement each other in making the meal a satisfying repast.
The United Nations is an organizational body where people, through their Governments, come together; and it can be the only place where there can be a melting pot.
America is a such a melting pot, I'm not sure if roast chicken is the classic comfort food for everybody.
Canada is not a melting-pot. Canada is an association of peoples who have, and cherish, great differences but who work together because they can respect themselves and each other.
I don't think any other holiday embraces the food of the Midwest quite like Thanksgiving. There's roasted meat and mashed potatoes. But being here is also about heritage. Cleveland is really a giant melting pot - not only is my family a melting pot, but so is the city.
America is God's Crucible, the great Melting-Pot where all the races of Europe are melting and re-forming!
America is a melting pot of immigrants.
So actually, if you took all of the immigrants outside of America, you'd be missing a lot of flavor, starting with the food, with the culture, with the dance, with everything.
Give me a platter of choice finnan haddie, freshly cooked in its bath of water and milk, add melted butter, a slice or two of hot toast, a pot of steaming Darjeeling tea, and you may tell the butler to dispense with the caviar, truffles and nightingales' tongues.
Not only is New York City the nation's melting pot, it is also the casserole, the chafing dish and the charcoal grill.
In grade school I was taught that the United States is a melting pot.
People from all over the world come here for freedom and to pursue a better life. They arrive with next to nothing, work incredibly hard, learn a new language and new customs, and in a generation they become an integral part of our amazing nation.
Jazz has always been a melting pot of influences and I plan to incorporate them all.
The thing I love about Vegas is that it's a melting pot. It's like working Ellis Island.
America is a melting pot for all different groups of people, historically.
And it's rare that the story of all of these people will be told in the history books. So I always felt I had to find out my history for myself and research my roots.
America is a melting pot, and education has been a mainspring for our democracy and freedom, a means of providing gifts of knowledge and opportunity to all citizens, no matter how humble their background, so they could climb higher, help build the American dream, and leave a better life for those who follow.
I have the utmost respect for those who have come to this country legally and have contributed to the great melting pot that is America today. But those who have crossed our borders illegally have broken the law and the law ought to be enforced.
Race wasn't an issue. My family was French, but Yorkville was a melting pot of races and cultures.
Sydney in general is eclectic. You can be on that brilliant blue ocean walk in the morning and then within 20 minutes you can be in a completely vast suburban sprawl or an Italian or Asian suburb, and it's that mix of people, it's that melting pot of people that give it its vital personality.
Only in the case of the Negro has the melting pot failed to bring a minority into the full stream of American life.
Miami is a melting pot in which none of the stones melt. They rattle around.
My family is just an amazing melting pot of wonderful religions and faiths.