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Quotations on Coins

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Designs in connection with postage stamps and coinage may be described, I think, as the silent ambassadors of national taste.

~ William Butler Yeats

Authors, like coins, grow dear as they grow old.

~ Alexander Pope

The shrewd guess, the fertile hypothesis, the courageous leap to a tentative conclusion - these are the most valuable coins of the thinker at work. But in most schools guessing is heavily penalized and is associated somehow with laziness.

~ Jerome Seymour Bruner

Life is like a coin. You can spend it any way you wish, but you only spend it once.

~ Lillian Dickson

In most cases, strengths and weaknesses are two sides of the same coin. A strength in one situation is a weakness in another, yet often the person can't switch gears. It's a very subtle thing to talk about strengths and weaknesses because almost always they're the same thing.

~ Steve Jobs

In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later.

~ Harold S. Geneen

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