Quotation Explorer - 'Nose'

Man has six organs to serve him and he is master only of three. He cannot control his eye, ear or nose, but he can his mouth, hand and foot. - Leone Levi
People say 'It's as plain as the nose on your face.' But how much of the nose on your face can you see, unless someone holds up a mirror for you? - Isaac Asimov
Some breakfast food manufacturer hit upon the simple notion of emptying out the leavings of carthorse nose bags, adding a few other things like unconsumed portions of chicken layer's mash, and the sweepings of racing stables, packing the mixture in little bags and selling them in health food shops. - Frank Muir
He sniffed until the long hairs of his mustache had been sucked up into his nose and out of his leafy ears." Bats 2015 - Fred Barnett
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it. - Julie Andrews Edwards
Amy pulls away and looks into my face. Her pale skin is blotchy red, her eyes are veined and shadowed, and a shiny line of snot trickles from her nose to the top of her lip.She wipes her face and with her arm, smearing tears and mucus. She never looked more BEAUTIFUL to me. - Beth Revis
O jest unseen, inscrutable, invisible, As a nose on a man's face, or a weathercock on a steeple. - William Shakespeare
Far more wondrous than the wonders of the world are wonders of the human body . . . the Eyes, the Ears, the Nose, the Mouth, the Hands, the Head and the Heart. - RVM
Please don´t drown into his fears, his concrete fists don´t let him again, break the bridge of your nose with his cruel born hits. Then disappear into that mask of misery. - Anthony Liccione
I just inhaled kimchi ramen. Nose on fire. Next chapter may be obscured by tears. - MCM
First draft: let it run. Turn all the knobs up to 11. Second draft: hell. Cut it down and cut it into shape. Third draft: comb its nose and blow its hair. I usually find that most of the book will have handed itself to me on that first draft. - Terry Pratchett
But if government is in the business of promoting what is good and suppressing the bad, that is a license for it to stick it’s nose into virtually every human activity. - John Stossel No They can t Pg 32 Threshold Editions New York New York 2012
A good businessman must have nose for business the same way a journalist has nose for news. In places where people see a lot of obstacles, I see a lot of opportunities. A good businessman sees where others don’t see. - Orji Uzor Kalu
BOTTLE-NOSED, adj. Having a nose created in the image of its maker. - Ambrose Bierce
A ceremony in which rings are put on the finger of the lady and through the nose of the gentleman. - Herbert Spencer
A red nose is the clown's mask and my moustache is mine. - Nuno Roque
Either I’ve got a wart on my nose they find curious, or I’ve grown a tail, Albie Merani muttered to himself. Just then he thought. I’d better get a move on, got work to do. He hurried across to some stairs, heading down deeper into station, then followed the signs to the pod station. - R.W. Rivers
Fearlessness is better than a faint heart for any man who puts his nose out of doors. The length of my life and the day of my death were fated long ago. - Kevin Crossley-Holland
Grief is Newark. It's there. Can't avoid it. The idea is to hold your nose, hope the traffic's not too bad and get on to Manhattan as quickly as possible. - Eli Attie
Zoe leaned closer to Ruth, nearly nose to nose. If they were made from better stuff, they would have pretended the fault was theirs. They would have made a moment of it--a pretty moment. - Michael Benzehabe
I wish my nose would blow me for once. - Brian Celio
She stops chewing and brings the chains on her wrist up to her nose and sniffs. She pulls away with a mild disgusted expression. "Definitely smells like a skank... - J.A. Redmerski
Joy, temperance, and repose,Slam the door on the doctor's nose. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
ALLEGIANCE, n. This thing Allegiance, as I suppose, Is a ring fitted in the subject's nose, Whereby that organ is kept rightly pointed To smell the sweetness of the Lord's anointed. G.J. - Ambrose Bierce
The weirder you are going to behave, the more normal you should look. It works in reverse, too. When I see a kid with three or four rings in his nose, I know there is absolutely nothing extraordinary about that person. - P. J. O'Rourke
The nose of a mob is its imagination. By this, at any time, it can be quietly led. - Edgar Allan Poe
A mother's body remembers her babies-the folds of soft flesh, the softly furred scalp against her nose. Each child has it's own entreaties to body and soul. - Barbara Kingsolver
Private Benjamin lives next door but one to Bob Cryer from The Bill. I once saw him crouching down behind a sycamore tree and using his nose as an Allen Key to release a starving rat. - St John Morris
People get so caught in how they don’t like one part of themselves; nose, thighs, tummy, whatever.Things like flour and baking powder go into cakes and those things are gross alone, but the cake is pretty damn delicious. - Todd El Holley
Always hold your head up, but be careful to keep your nose at a friendly level. - Max L. Forman
PERORATION, n. The explosion of an oratorical rocket. It dazzles, but to an observer having the wrong kind of nose its most conspicuous peculiarity is the smell of the several kinds of powder used in preparing it. - Ambrose Bierce
My nose is broken," I said. Damn that Dumbo. Made me self-conscious."My ankle's broken," he said."Then I'll come to you. - Rick Yancey
Sometimes oppurtunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it. - Julie Andrews Edwards
Do what you love, love what you do, leave the world a better place and don't pick your nose. - Jeff Mallett
Do you have any idea who Erin was kissing?""Yeah, so we'll brush out teeth really, really thoroughly afterwards," I said, bumping her nose with mine gently. I wasn't going to let anyone spoil this moment. - Stacey Kade
Cheaper'n recyclin' yer nose tissues. --Mema - K.D. Harp
Your right to swing your arms ends just where the other man’s nose begins. - Zechariah Chafee Jr.
A man never reaches that dizzy height of wisdom that he can no longer be led by the nose. - Mark Twain
You must thrive to flood the nose and mouth of those who hate you and can't wait to see you fail. - John Yang aka Private83
The act of copulation is like that of picking the nose. It's all right to be doing it yourself but it is a singularly unattractive spectacle for the onlooker. - Roald Dahl
Have you ever paused to be Grateful? For eyes to see, nose to smell, ears to hear, tongue to taste, hands to feel, head to think and heart to love? - RVM
PILGRIM, n. A traveler that is taken seriously. A Pilgrim Father was one who, leaving Europe in 1620 because not permitted to sing psalms through his nose, followed it to Massachusetts, where he could personate God according to the dictates of his conscience. - Ambrose Bierce
If you can't take a little bloody nose, maybe you ought to go back home, and crawl under your bed. It's not safe out here! It's wondrous...with treasures to satiate desires both subtle and gross; but it's not for the timid. - Q
To see what is in front of one's nose needs a constant struggle. - George Orwell
My Date was waiting for me at the kitchen door, ears perked, tail wagging and bits of wicker clinging to his nose and mouth" --Abby Shaw, Sucker Punched - Sammi Carter
You failed -your fart was not silent, my nose heard it's deafening noise. - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
All men are born with a nose and ten fingers, but no one was born with a knowledge of God. - Voltaire
You never really get the smell of burning flesh out of your nose entirely, no matter how long you live. - J.D. Salinger
Many a man's tongue broke his nose.
RESPIRATOR, n. An apparatus fitted over the nose and mouth of an inhabitant of London, whereby to filter the visible universe in its passage to the lungs. - Ambrose Bierce
The right to swing my fist ends where the other man's nose begins. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
If you turn your nose up to people, God will turn down your prayers. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Morality is simply a device for leading people around by the nose. - Marty Rubin
To see what is in front of one’s nose needs a constant struggle. - George Orwell
I know every book of mine by its smell, and I have but to put my nose between the pages to be reminded of all sorts of things. - George Gissing
I’m not scared any more,’ said Midge. ‘Thank you, Kevin. Sometimes you can be very kind.’‘Yes,’ said Kevin. ‘And if you tell that to any of the other trolls I will pull off your nose and feed it to a bear. - Doug MacLeod
Man is a natural polygamist: he always has one woman leading him by the nose, and another hanging on to his coattails. - H. L. Mencken
Morality is the greatest of all tools for leading mankind by the nose. - Friedrich Nietzsche
There is a big difference between ideas and beliefs. Ideas live above your nose. Beliefs make it all the way to your toes.
It is scarcely the same thing to put a man on the moon as to put a bone in your nose. - William Henry III
If you must write prose or poems, the words you use should be your own. Don't plagiarize or take 'on loan'. There's always someone, somewhere, with a big nose, who knows, who'll trip you up and laugh when you fall. - Morrissey
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