Quotation Explorer - 'Pocket'

PHILANTHROPIST, n. A rich (and usually bald) old gentleman who has trained himself to grin while his conscience is picking his pocket. - Ambrose Bierce
What torture, this life in society! Often someone is obliging enough to offer me a light, and in order to oblige him I have to fish a cigarette out of my pocket. - Karl Kraus
If the pocket goes dry but the mind is fertile, awake and plant something noble in the mind and you shall surely reap something noble in the end, no matter what! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Don't drive a car in the dream, else you won't drive it on earth. Don't wish to become, else you won't become. Don't associate with fools, else your ancestors will be insulted. Don't be addicted to wine, else your pocket will be empty. Don't be drunk, else you'll be attacked. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The power of a successful salesman is not putting his hand in the customer's pocket to pull his money out. but rather manipulate the customer's mind to let him put his hand and happily pull the money and give it to you - Hisham Fawzi
I carry death in my left pocket. Sometimes I take it out and talk to it: "Hello, baby, how you doing? When you coming for me? I'll be ready. - Charles Bukowski
In some ways, com­ing to terms with my­self and work­ing to­ward re­cov­ery has been like say­ing I love you to some­one but keep­ing a loaded gun hid­den in your back pocket, just in case that per­son pisses you off enough. - Kiera Van Gelder
DENTIST, n. A prestidigitator who, putting metal into your mouth, pulls coins out of your pocket. - Ambrose Bierce
God has called 'chit prasannta' (blissful state of chit) as happiness. Even when someone swears at you, picks your pocket; the 'chit prasannta' doesn’t go away! Even at two o’clock in the morning, the 'chit prasannta' does not go away. - Dada Bhagwan
With no sense of smell, your memories dropped like pennies out of a ripped pocket, until the past was ashes and your parents were blanks: nothing more than the holes in Swiss cheese. - Ilsa Bick
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. But it does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods, or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg. - Thomas Jefferson
God is an ever-receding pocket of scientific ignorance. - Neil deGrasse Tyson
I keep a vivid memory of failure in my back pocket, so no matter how much I accomplish I stay grounded. - Noel DeJesus
A poet ought not to pick nature's pocket. Let him borrow, and so borrow as to repay by the very act of borrowing. Examine nature accurately, but write from recollection, and trust more to the imagination than the memory. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The safest way to double your money is to fold over once and put it in your pocket.
AUCTIONEER, n. The man who proclaims with a hammer that he has picked a pocket with his tongue. - Ambrose Bierce
PHRENOLOGY, n. The science of picking the pocket through the scalp. It consists in locating and exploiting the organ that one is a dupe with. - Ambrose Bierce
I never trust a man unless I've got his pecker in my pocket.
The economy is getting tough yet we all needs to be happy. It may be difficult to get a job yet we needs to be happy. We may not have money in our pocket yet we needs to be happy so what can you offer to make someone happy even when you don't have a job, money or gifts to offer. Just Smile..... - Anthony Iwuchukwu
The safest way to double your money is to fold it over and put it in your pocket. - Kin Hubbard
QUOTIENT, n. A number showing how many times a sum of money belonging to one person is contained in the pocket of another -- usually about as many times as it can be got there. - Ambrose Bierce
There's no praise to beat the sort you can put in your pocket. - Moliere
Prosperity starts in ones heart not their pocket. - Ricky Maye
I dreamt we walked together along the shore. We made satisfying small talk and laughed. This morning I found sand in my shoe and a seashell in my pocket. Was I only dreaming? - Maya Angelou
Why not have a God in your back pocket for when you need Him? That’s all most of them mean by 'Christian. - Geoffrey Wood
Remember that the one person who can make you joyous and happy is YOU! You do not have to put the key to your own happiness in someone else's pocket! - Sanchita Pandey
A book is a whole world that you can fit into your pocket. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Never seem more learned than the people you are with. Wear your learning like a pocket watch and keep it hidden. Do not pull it out to count the hours, but give the time when you are asked. - Lord Chesterfield
It’s remarkable that a device, which fits in your pocket, can hold thousands of books. But a room full of books is an entirely different kind of remarkable. - Brandt Legg
POCKET, n. The cradle of motive and the grave of conscience. In woman this organ is lacking; so she acts without motive, and her conscience, denied burial, remains ever alive, confessing the sins of others. - Ambrose Bierce
Sometimes, when I'm alone, I take the pearl from where it lives in my pocket and try to remember the boy with the bread - Suzanne Collins
The quickest way to double your money is to fold it in half and put it in your back pocket. - Will Rogers
Once I pulled a job, I was so stupid. I picked a guy's pocket on an airplane and made a run for it. - Rodney Dangerfield
LECTURER, n. One with his hand in your pocket, his tongue in your ear and his faith in your patience. - Ambrose Bierce
The true wealth of a man is not what's in his pocket, but what's in his heart. - Unarine Ramaru
One thing that needs to carry in your pocket, all the time, by going through all the different experiences of life, either on spiritual or religious path or with your daily life is that, unless you experience yourself as God, there are more steps to cover ahead, on the journey called life. - Roshan Sharma
Lila backed away toward the curtain. "Do you just... stand here until I need you?"The woman smiled and dug a volume from a pocket. "I have a book.""Let me guess, a religious text?""Actually," said Ister, perching on the low couch, "it's about pirates."Lila smiled. - V.E. Schwab
For several days after my first book was published, I carried it about in my pocket and took surreptitious peeps at it to make sure the ink had not faded. - James M. Barrie
It doesn't matter who you are, or where you come from, or how much money you've got in your pocket. You have your own destiny and your own life ahead of you. - Lady Gaga
With some money in your pocket you walk confidently, you talk confidently and you work confidently. - Amit Kalantri
Be with people for whom your empty pocket does not matter. - Pratik Akkawar
A rich person who has no love in his heart is poorer than a poor person who has no money in his pocket. - Debasish Mridha
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg. - Thomas Jefferson
HAND, n. A singular instrument worn at the end of the human arm and commonly thrust into somebody's pocket. - Ambrose Bierce
RHADOMANCER, n. One who uses a divining-rod in prospecting for precious metals in the pocket of a fool. - Ambrose Bierce
You will never be alone with a poet in your pocket. - John Adams
A book is like a garden carried in the pocket. - Chinese Proverb
A year ago I came here without a nickle in my pocket, now, I've got a nickle in my pocket. - Groucho Marx
Eating healthy is expensive. Not eating healthy is expensive. One dents your pocket. The other dents your health. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Its easier to feel a little more spiritual with a couple of bucks in your pocket. - Craig Ferguson
This nation is like all the others that have been spewed upon the earth--ready to shout for any cause that will tickle its vanity or fill its pocket. What a hell of a heaven it will be when they get all these hypocrites assembled there!- Letter to J. H. Twichell, 1/29/1901 - Mark Twain
COMMERCE, n. A kind of transaction in which A plunders from B the goods of C, and for compensation B picks the pocket of D of money belonging to E. - Ambrose Bierce
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