Famous quotes containing the word owner:

    There is a small steam engine in his brain which not only sets the cerebral mass in motion, but keeps the owner in hot water.
    —Unknown. New York Weekly Mirror (July 5, 1845)

    I am the owner of the sphere,
    Of the seven stars and the solar year,
    Of Caesar’s hand, and Plato’s brain,
    Of Lord Christ’s heart, and Shakspeare’s strain.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    The only thing that was dispensed free to the old New Bedford whalemen was a Bible. A well-known owner of one of that city’s whaling fleets once described the Bible as the best cheap investment a shipowner could make.
    —For the State of Massachusetts, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)