I weigh the man, not his title; 'tis not the king's stamp can make the metal better.
— William Wycherley

Constancy... that small change of love, which people exact so rigidly, receive in such counterfeit coin, and repay in baser metal.
Lord Byron metal quote

Why not a space flower? Why do we always expect metal ships?
— W. D. Richter

An excellent man, like precious metal, is in every way invariable; A villain, like the beams of a balance, is always varying, upwards and downwards.
— John Locke

They credited us with the birth of that sort of heavy metal thing. Well, if that's the case, there should be an immediate abortion.
— metal quotation by Ginger Baker