“This Melting Pot of ours absorbs the second generation over a flame so high that the first is left encrusted on the rim.”
“You can’t be the "melting pot" if one or some ingredients refuse to intertwine with the rest. You’re more like the sorted piles on a chopping board.”
C. A. McCay
“The way we speak of our parents teaches our children the way
they will speak of us to our grandchildren.”
“Our friends show us what we can do; our enemies teach us what we must do.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“I hear that melting-pot stuff a lot, and all I can say is that we haven't melted.”
“Mirrors are ice which do not melt: what melts are those who admire themselves in them.”
“We have never been a melting pot. The fact is we are more like a tossed salad. We are green, some of us are oily and there's a little vinegar injected when you get up to Ottawa.”
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