Quotation Explorer - 'Pockets'

Dentist, n.: A Prestidigitator who, putting metal in one's mouth, pulls coins out of one's pockets. - Ambrose Bierce
A poor man knows the true value of money and will not dare waste it, but a rich man is extravagant and always looking for an opportunity to empty his pockets. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Making money is good, but there's no pockets in a shroud. - Terry Pratchett
The war has put its skeleton fingers even into our pockets. (pg:40) - Virginia Woolf
If frogs had side pockets, they'd carry hand guns. - Dan Rather
When one has much to put into them, a day has a hundred pockets. - Friedrich Nietzsche
If you make any money, the government shoves you in the creek once a year with it in your pockets, and all that don't get wet you can keep. - Will Rogers
Money is always there, but the pockets change. - Gertrude Stein
Reading opens up other pockets of the mind. - A.D. Posey
A man's looks are measured by the depth of his pockets. - Elizabeth Aston
The only thing almost all people don’t understand is something whose monetary benefits they don’t find it coming in their pockets or hand. - Anuj Somany
The problem with defending the purity of the English language is that English is about as pure as a cribhouse whore. We don't just borrow words; on occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary. - James D. Nicoll
We might do well to take a look at what we’ve crammed into our pockets as it will say much about what we’ve crammed into our hearts. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
ALLIANCE, n. In international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply inserted in each other's pockets that they cannot separately plunder a third. - Ambrose Bierce
I'll never suppress my identity -- that's like filing away your fingerprints so the money can slide into your pockets easier. - Jonathan Heatt
Deep pockets and empty hearts rule the world. We unleash them at our peril. - Stefan Molyneux
When you optimize your talents very well, you can pick money from people's pockets and nobody will ever get the guts to call you a thief. - Israelmore Ayivor
My preference is for prose with more silence in it, language that contains more pockets of strangeness. - Anthony Doerr
The Duke of Dunstable had one-way pockets. He would walk ten miles in the snow to chisel an orphan out of tuppence. - P.G. Wodehouse
The pale fabric of reality has so many hidden pockets that we can find some change in here somewhere - you just have to dig a little deeper to avoid the chewing gum and past mistakes. - Corey Taylor
Always the following wind of historyOf others' wisdom makes a buoyant airTill we come suddenly on pockets where Is nothing loud but us; where voices seemAbrupt, untrained, competing with no lieOur fathers shouted once. - W.H. Auden
Bombs on my backpack lunchbox full of fivestar crackers pockets loaded with rockets im gonna spit fireworks explosive rhymes connected like judas belt here comes my ride a mother rocket fly so high reach and bursts into the night sky - patrick cruz
My pockets had always puzzled Weena, but at the last she had concluded that they were an eccentric kind of vase for floral decoration. - H.G. Wells
I wished I hadn’t majored in women filling their pockets with stones and sticking their heads into ovens. Maybe tomorrow the pinhole would widen and I would want to be a marine biologist. - Kat Clark
Even if your pockets are empty, never forget to fill your heart with love. - Debasish Mridha
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