Suspended Matter

Famous quotes containing the words suspended and/or matter:

    Next week Reagan will probably announce that American scientists have discovered that the entire U.S. agricultural surplus can be compacted into a giant tomato one thousand miles across, which will be suspended above the Kremlin from a cluster of U.S. satellites flying in geosynchronous orbit. At the first sign of trouble the satellites will drop the tomato on the Kremlin, drowning the fractious Muscovites in ketchup.
    Alexander Cockburn (b. 1941)

    Sir Richard cried in his English pride,
    ‘We have fought such a fight for a day and a night
    As may never be fought again!
    We have won great glory, my men!
    And a day less or more
    At sea or ashore,
    We die—does it matter when?
    Alfred Tennyson (1809–1892)