Marbles Quotes

Quotes tagged as "marbles" (showing 1-8 of 8)
Ava Gardner
“And I won 'em back fair and square. So what are you going to do about it? Want to fight? Who wants the first bloody nose?”
Ava Gardner, Ava: My Story

Stephen Crane
“A man with a full stomach and the respect of his fellows had no business to scold about anything that he might think to be wrong in the ways of the universe, or even with the ways of society. Let the unfortunates rail; the others may play marbles.”
Stephen Crane, The Red Badge of Courage

“Who is that blond child laughing as he runs after his colored marbles? [my marbles]

It's me

And who is the poet writing this poem?

That blond child who laughed as he ran after his colored marbles”
Pierre Albert-Birot, The Cubist Poets in Paris: An Anthology

H.P. Lovecraft
“Success is a relative thing―and the victory of a boy at marbles is equal to the victory of an Octavius at Actium when measured by the scale of cosmic infinity.”
H.P. Lovecraft

José María Arguedas
“We were fascinated by the little glass spheres, by those dark waves of color, some narrow and drawn out into several swirls, and others that widened out in the center of the marble into a single bundle and thinned out smoothly at the ends. There were reddish streaks in Añuco's new marbles, but in the cloudy, chipped ones the bands of color also appeared, strangely and inexplicably.”
José Maria Arguedas, Antología poética

Alexis  Hall
“Thank you," I said bravely, dropping the syllables cleanly, like marbles, and secretly full of the most pathetic pride imaginable. I had spoken to strangers.”
Alexis Hall, Waiting for the Flood

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Going Granite

“Oh My MARBLES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”