Quotation Explorer - 'Ate'

Looking back, retrospectively on the events of that evening, I can see the irony the shrink whose cat ate his own tail. At the time of the incident, however, humor was not in my emotional repertoire; it was the furthest thing from my mind. - Jacqueline Simon Gunn
What’s that supposed to mean, ‘a passin’ hunger?’ I ATE my fuckin’ girlfriend! An’ we ain’t talkin’ little fuckin’ love bites or a bit of a chew—I went wild kingdom on her ass! It was like a pig pickin’ after fuckin’ Lent-FUCK! - E.V. Iverson
Rough palms cradled my face while my fingers gripped the pillow on either side of his. Lips, teeth, tongue, mingled together. I ate him up and didn’t let go until I had to come up for air. - Priya Ardis
When I was foolish, I detested sagacity. I ate the fruits of my foolishness and ignorance. I thank God because I was once foolish. It was from my foolishness that I learnt and understood the true savour of sagacity. - Ogwo David Emenike
I held my breath tightly against the shivers coursing through my body. Darkness ate away the edges of my vision and numbness stole away my fingers. I kept holding though. Watching the last bubble of precious air escape my lips. Then it became all black. But I never let go. - Hubert Martin
A healthy man watched what he ate. An intelligent man watched what he watched. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The need of exercise is a modern superstition, invented by people who ate too much and had nothing to think about. - George Santayana
They ate my humanity but no humanity in beginning humans Earth dust atomsClever microorganisms defy godsBut defy nothingPhantom of truth Beneath reality's facade - A.R. LaBaere
I went to sit in the bus station and think this over. I ate another apple pie and ice cream; that’spractically all I ate all the way across the country, I knew it was nutritious and it was delicious, ofcourse. - Jack Kerouac
Shukhov ate his supper without bread--a double portion and bread on top of it would be too rich. So he'd save the bread. You get no thanks from your belly--it always forgets what you've just done for it and comes begging again the next day. - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
A recent survey or North American males found 42% were overweight, 34% were critically obese and 8% ate the survey. - Banksy
But it was not the poor who ate the zoo animals in Paris. - Ceridwen Dovey
Last night I dreamed I ate a ten-pound marshmallow, and when I woke up the pillow was gone. - Tommy Cooper
EUCHARIST, n. A sacred feast of the religious sect of Theophagi. A dispute once unhappily arose among the members of this sect as to what it was that they ate. In this controversy some five hundred thousand have already been slain, and the question is still unsettled. - Ambrose Bierce
He burst into the house and ate Grandma, an entirely valid course of action for a carnivore such as himself. - James Finn Garner
I know for an absolute fact that if I ate a meal at one of Gordon Ramsay's restaurants, I would be able to taste his anger. - John Cheese
Isn't post-modernism really one big cover-up for the failure of the French to write a truly interesting novel ever since a sports car ate ? John Leonard - Albert Camus
He was a bold man that first ate an oyster. - Jonathan Swift
Rock and roll is the hamburger that ate the world. - Peter York
I crept in to find my father with pennies on his eyes - and looking closer I saw they were made of foil-covered chocolate. Of course I stole and ate them. Magical guilt? Tell me about it - Steve Aylett
The three of us ate a fine supper of grilled trout with sorrel cream sauce, and red potatoes out of Britney's old garden behind the ruins of the Watling place, and watercress sautéed in butter for hardly a moment with a dash of vinegar, and cream custard with wild blackberries for dessert. - James Howard Kunstler
The grown-ups, or maybe I should say the parents, ate in the dining room. - Ann Darby
What is patriotism but the love of the food one ate as a child? - Lin Yutang
Carcharadon carcharias. Six thousandpounds of muscle powering a hoopof butcher's knives. The only animalthat ate its weaker siblings in the womb.Immune from cancer. Constantly awake. - Mark Haddon
You mean other than the wings? I once ate nine snicker bars in a row without barfing. It was a record. - James Patterson
GRACES, n. Three beautiful goddesses, Aglaia, Thalia and Euphrosyne, who attended upon Venus, serving without salary. They were at no expense for board and clothing, for they ate nothing to speak of and dressed according to the weather, wearing whatever breeze happened to be blowing. - Ambrose Bierce
When you love someone, you don’t care that she ate your sandwich. You only hope she found it delicious. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Some people ate less food less often when they each had a home than they now do as hobos. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
We must stop eating!' cried Toad as he ate another. - Arnold Lobel
I ate mythology & dreamt'- (Blackberries) - Yusef Komunyakaa
I don’t remember his face or the place we ate. I only remember how he grabbed my hand and his voice when he spoke of his dad. - Dominic Riccitello
...probably the greatest concentration of talent and genius in this house except for perhaps those times when Thomas Jefferson ate alone. - John F. Kennedy
I don't know why they call them Cheerios, I ate an entire box and didn't feel any happier!! - Neil Leckman
Life after love was possible. I was proof. Loss taught you about yourself, burrowed in the dark parts of your soul and ate you from the inside out. - Hailey Edwards
As far as I'm concerned, the gator that ate T.C. deserves a medal from Crime Stoppers. - Carl Hiaasen
He ate and drank the precious words,His spirit grew robust;He knew no more that he was poor,Nor that his frame was dust.He danced along the dingy days,And this bequest of wingsWas but a book. What libertyA loosened spirit brings! - Emily Dickinson
Silent as a flower, her face fell in dismay, aware that the ghost of lust ate and left, sensing that there was a different scent of perfume consuming the room, and that she had numbered and counted the he loves me, he loves me not of each petal, where the lifeless dust had settle. - Anthony Liccione
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