Quotation Explorer - 'Dirt'

Nothing can contaminate the purity of my love—not even the dirt of hateful thoughts. - Debasish Mridha
There is no need to do any housework at all. After the first four years the dirt doesn't get any worse. - Quentin Crisp
Don’t beat yourself up, son. I’m sure there is a culture on this spinning ball of dirt where you can be pretty. If not, do rock ‘n roll, or practice words. That shit’s pretty as well. - R.X. Bird
If you play with dirt, no matter if you win or lose, either way you will get dirty. - Debasish Mridha
Ever felt like you are more than flesh and bones and blood that decay back into cosmic dirt? You are. Your existence did not begin with your birth and it will not end with your death. Your soul lived before and will live on and on and on...so what you do now matters later. Choose wisely. - Toni Sorenson
You read enough books in which people like you are disposable, or are dirt, or are silent, absent, or worthless, and it makes an impact on you. Because art makes the world, because it matters, because it makes us. Or breaks us. - Rebecca Solnit
I don’t trust the answers or the people who give me the answers. I believe in dirt and bone and flowers and fresh pasta and salsa cruda and red wine. I don’t believe in white wine; I insist on color. - Charles Bowden
Why must some of us deliberate between brands of toothpaste while others deliberate between damp dirt and bone dust to quiet the fire of an empty stomach lining? - Barbara Kingsolver
There's only so much room at the top of the heap. The rest of us are fill dirt. - Sue Grafton
Always polish the dirt for a refreshing start and seek out to build new mental structures that can help you to become rejuvenated. - Saaif Alam
Priceless diamonds often shape in worthless dirt. - Matshona Dhliwayo
[W]hat should I have done? Gather dirt in my purse? - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
We are all children coming inside from recess with varying degrees of dirt on us. - Shannon L. Alder
Look! A trickle of water running through some dirt! I'd say our afternoon just got booked solid! - Bill Watterson
Every seed must rise through dirt to enjoy the sunshine. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Be like seeds; do not see dirt thrown at you as your enemy, but as ground to grow. - Matshona Dhliwayo
It is ironic that we are particular about flushing out all the dirt through the Drain, but we continue to retain a lot of it in our Brain. - RVM
People are complaining of having rags and not riches, but I find it a blessing just to have rags, to wipe away the dirt and dust that may come in the course of life. - Anthony Liccione
I cannot be afraid of being afraid. Rather, I need to realize that it is my fear that gives me the energy to wrestle that which I fear into the dirt that is soon to become the road underneath my feet. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The trick about falling is to catch yourself before you hit the dirt. - William Ritter
It is when we notice the dirt that God is most present in us; it is the very sign of His presence. - C.S. Lewis
I meet many a man, working ridiculous house for a wage that merely adds to their happiness, and if man can be so pre-occupied in waking for another's dream; than my experience has taught me one thing, the magic of our world exists in those who create alchemy from the dirt they have been shoved upon. - Nikki Rowe
Feminism is not inherently bourgeois, but bourgeois feminism is the only one given voice in our society. That is why women’s issues discuss glass ceilings rather than dirt floors. - James Rozoff
Disgust with dirt can be so great that it prevents us from cleaning ourselves - from "justifying" ourselves. - Friedrich Nietzsche
I'm better than dirt. Well, most kinds of dirt, not that fancy store-bought dirt... I can't compete with that stuff. - Matt Groening
I won't regret, because you can grow flowers where dirt used to be. - Kate Nash
When you dig a well, there's no sign of water until you reach it, only rocks and dirt to move out of the way. You have removed enough; soon the pure water will flow," said Buddha. - Deepak Chopra
You need to be buried deep in the dirt before you can find your bloom. - Roz Inga
Some people have goodness and merit buried deep inside and we glimpse it and see its value but ultimately it's covered by so much dirt that it's a 24/7 exercise in archaeology. - Kelli Jae Baeli
Back in Russia we were dirt-poor. Here in the West we are still poor but have risen above the dirt to tower alongside stalks of grass! - Vera Nazarian
Eventually everyone dies, but death, in various forms and ways, still comes as a shock. Then they throw dirt in your face. Then the worms eat you. Or they consign you to flames. The flesh sizzles and the bones crackle. be grateful it happens in that order. - Mahendra Jakhar
Great things take time; that is why seeds persevere through rocks and dirt to bloom. - Matshona Dhliwayo
there is no girl we are not always already making into a woman from the moment she is born making a city in the dirt next to the boot of a man. It could be rage or love in his feet. The girl could be me or any other girl. - Lidia Yuknavitch
he citizens must begin to work to clean the city and country of any dirt. - Lailah Gifty Akita
As I like to put it, we have hit pay dirt. The effort to cure the resource curse is a good example of what private foundations working with NGOs can accomplish. - George Soros
I wanted to say a lot but wasn't sure where to start; people don't want to hear about how your heart has melted into the dirt under your house. - Dee Williams
I could go to a dozen houses, scrape away the dirt, and find his footprints, but my own prints evaporated before I ever looked back. - Brenda Sutton Rose
Spring shows the power and love of the earth; she can grow magnificent flowers from the dirt. - Debasish Mridha
Pull yourself out of the dirt, dust yourself off, and get back on the horse and ride towards the sunset. - Michael Dean Russell Jr.
Though people are laughing at the dirt surrounding you, they are missing to see the seeds also planted, growing silently within. - Anthony Liccione
I am the dust and dirt from which this earth grows. - Sima Mittal
God hides treasure in dirt, so that only those humble enough to dig through it find it. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Anyone can find the dirt on someone, but very few can wipe it from their own shoes. - Shannon L. Alder
No dirt can touch me, like an ocean, everything that comes to me becomes clean. - Debasish Mridha
A Sufi will say Everything is beautiful, even the dirt that clings beneath my feet. - Zarina Bibi
The only love you have to prove in life is your love of God and helping others. Anyone that can't see that has proven themselves to be unworthy of your time because why would you spend your life with someone that can't tell the difference between a diamond and dirt? - Shannon L. Alder
Before you look for dirt in people, look for treasure. - Matshona Dhliwayo
We are pieces of ancient Earth, bits of sacred story soaked in intellect and dirt. - Oak Chezar
I have my own ego, greed, love and a passion but sometime that same greed and ego kneels me down. In that moment I don't kneel and cry for my ego but I will clear a dirt over my pant and run for my passion. Ego can kill us but not your passion not your love. Move On!!! - Sakin Maharjan
I bequeath myself to the dirt to grow from the grass I loveIf you want me again look for me under your boot-soles.You will hardly know who I am or what I meanBut I shall be good health to you nonethelessAnd filter and fibre your blood. - Walt Whitman
Learn from seeds; they don’t die when you throw dirt at them; they grow. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Homeschooling allows you the freedom to step off the highway of learning and take a more scenic route along a dirt road. - Tamara L. Chilver
I am in awe of flowers. Not because of their colors, but because even though they have dirt in their roots, they still grow. They still bloom. - D. Antoinette Foy
Use the dirt life throws at you to plant the seeds of your success. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Life is like the dirt we bury our dreams and fears in. It blemishes the way. As things tend to grow by the rain of our belief or doubts. - Anthony Liccione
I didn't say you weren't, but moving on the hope that some man will hire you seems a bit risky.''No more so than diggin' in the dirt for your dreams—only to find it's your grave you've been diggin'. - Judith Pella
Many times in our lives, we are dropped, crumpled, and ground into dirt by the decisions we make and the circumstances that come our way. We feel as though we are worthless. But no matter what has happened or what will happen, we will never lose our value in God’s eyes. - Joyce Meyer
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