quote by Celia Thaxter

He who is born with a silver spoon in his mouth is generally considered a fortunate person, but his good fortune is small compared to that of the happy mortal who enters this world with a passion for flowers in his soul.

— Celia Thaxter

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Silver spoons quote Don't gain the world and lose your soul. Wisdom is better than silver and gold.
Don't gain the world and lose your soul. Wisdom is better than silver and gold.

You don't need to be born with a silver spoon to reach for the brass ring

I was born with a plastic spoon in my mouth.

Silver spoons quote Don't gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold.
Don't gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold.

Over coaching is the worst thing you can do to a player.

Popular music had never had lyrical sophistication of this type [like Bob Dylan]; wit, to be sure, but "Darkness at the break of noon/Shadows even the silver spoon/The handmade blade, the child's balloon/Eclipses both the sun and moon/To understand you know too soon/ There is no sense in trying"? No.


If someday, in a morning, you see you, in a mirror or the dent of a spoon, and wonder Where is my soul and Where has it gone, remember this: Catch the gaze of a woman on the metro, subway, tram. Look at a man. Seek and you will find you in the silvered space, a flash between souls.

The great ones in life are not those who are handed silver spoons.

Their excellence comes from digging into the raw ore of their own character, through hard work, persistence and faith turning whatever they touch into gold.

A man with a silver spoon may get his share of supporters, but he can never be an inspiration for somebody! Patience and hard work are the key to every man's success.

And the cat's in the cradle and the silver spoon, Little boy blue and the man in the moon. "When you coming home, dad?" "I don't know when, But we'll get together then. You know we'll have a good time then.

Ah! There you are! he exclaimed, looking at Jean Valjean.

I'm so glad to see you. Well, but how is this? I gave you the candlesticks too, which are of silver like the rest, and for which you can certainly get two hundred francs. Why did you not carry them away with your forks and spoons?


[on going to Sunday school:] It looks like rain, and I hope it will rain cats and dogs and hammers and pitchforks and silver sugar spoons and hay ricks and paper-covered novels and picture frames and rag carpets and toothpicks and skating rinks and birds of paradise and roof gardens and burdocks and French grammars before Sunday school time.

I've never felt like I was born with a silver spoon at all, although I've felt like howling at the moon a lot of times!

One man is born with a silver spoon in his mouth, and the other with a wooden ladle.

Frankly, I was born with a silver spoon.

I wasn't born with a silver spoon in my mouth;

I came from really humble beginnings - the projects of New York City - and I worked my way to get to where I am.


Seine and Piave are silver spoons, But the spoonbowl-metal is thin and worn

Every man was not born with a silver spoon in his mouth.

I was not, though, born with a silver spoon in my mouth. Despite what people seem to think.

I wasn't born with a silver spoon in my mouth.

I saw that the State was half-witted, that it was timid as a lone woman with her silver spoons, and that it did not know its friends from its foes, and I lost all my remaining respect for it, and pitied it.


And the cat's in the cradle and the silver spoon Little boy blue and the man in the moon.

I feel cheesy when I see Silver Spoons.

Some of it was funny, but some of it was just cheese! My kids love it, but I look at it and cringe.

If you are born into a family with little money but a lot of love, you will find yourself more content than one who is born with a silver spoon and an empty home.

The story of my life can be told in silver: in chocolate mills, serving spoons, and services for twelve. The story of my life has nothing to do with me. The story of my life is things. Things that aren’t mine, that won’t ever be mine. It’s all I’ve ever known. I wish it wasn’t.

To be born in Wales, not with a silver spoon in your mouth, but, with music in your blood and with poetry in your soul, is a privilege indeed.


I wasn't born with a silver spoon in Beverly Hills, but I was born with a great deal of self-worth.

I wish people knew how down to earth and cool I am.

A lot of people think that I'm this high and mighty, bourgeoise girl born with a silver spoon in her mouth. I'm a super fun girl that is obsessed with my family and friends and just love to have fun and be a blessing to people! That's it! I'm very simple!

I did not grow up with silver spoon in my mouth.

We're leaving the House to people who either were born with a silver spoon in their mouth... or couldn't get better jobs in the first place.

I'm incredibly boring; I had a very happy childhood. I never starved, nor did I have a silver spoon in my mouth. I'm one of those terribly middle-of-the-road, British middle class, South London gents.


I'm a simple man. Grew up in a small town. Came from humble beginnings. No silver spoon.

When you're young and you don't grow up with a silver spoon in your mouth, what do you do? You do stuff that you're positive about to help you better your family and your life. That's basically where I was. I wanted to sing, that's what I knew I could do. With that, I really didn't know what that meant. Along the journey I realized what that meant and why I wanted to sing.

So powerfully does fortune appear to sway the destinies of men, putting a silver spoon into one man's mouth, and a wooden one into another's, that some of the most sagacious of men, as Cardinal Mazarin and Rothschild, seem to have been inclined to regard luck as the first element of worldly success; experience, sagacity, energy, and enterprise as nothing, if linked to an unlucky star.

During a campaign speech in Ohio, President Obama said, 'I wasn't born with a silver spoon in my mouth'. So to be fair, he wants to take your silverware and spread it around.

There's no silver spoon treatment in this place.

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