Quotes of Crucible

“ America is God's Crucible, the great Melting-Pot where all the races of Europe are melting and re-forming! ”

- Israel Zangwill

“ No… the real American has not yet arrived. He is only in the crucible, I tell you — he will be the fusion of all races, perhaps the coming superman. ”

- Israel Zangwill

“ Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character. ”

- Anthony Robbins

“ If man has good corn, or wood, or boards, or pigs to sell, or can make better chairs or knives, crucibles, or church organs, than anybody else, you will find a broad, hard-beaten road to his house, though it be in the woods. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Professional critics are incapable of distinguishing and appreciating either diamonds in the rough or gold in bars. They are traders, and in literature know only the coins that are current. Their critical lab has scales and weights, but neither crucible or touchstone. ”

- Joseph Joubert
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