Quotation Explorer - 'Snake'

More and more I knew my budding world was ruined if he were free in it. As a specimen Mr. Wallace might be my pride. Glory to him in a jar. But free! Better to release the sweet moving tiger or the delicate snake, the monumental elephant. I was just a castaway to be devoured. - William H. Gass
A snake must be treated as a snake, forgiving it every time it showed you its fangs, will not transform into a garland of flowers. - Himmilicious
Owing to ignorance of the rope the rope appears to be a snake; owing to ignorance of the Self the transient state arises of the individualized, limited, phenomenal aspect of the Self. - Guru Nanak
Use your enemy's hand to catch a snake. - Persian Proverb
If you don't like your own character there may be a new one ready-made and waiting for you. The snake sheds its skin with impunity, relying on the same nature which you rely on.
I like to keep a bottle of stimulant handy in case I see a snake, which I also keep handy.
With every morn my life afresh must breakThe crust of self, gathered about me fresh;That thy wind-spirit may rush in and shakeThe darkness out of me, and rend the meshThe spider-devils spin out of the flesh-Eager to net the soul before it wake,That it may slumberous lie, and listen to the snake. - George MacDonald
It is dark. You cannot see. Only the hint of stars out the broken window. And a voice as old as the Snake from the Garden whispers, 'I will hold your hand. - John Wick
EDIBLE, adj. Good to eat, and wholesome to digest, as a worm to a toad, a toad to a snake, a snake to a pig, a pig to a man, and a man to a worm. - Ambrose Bierce
The snake which cannot cast its skin has to die. As well the minds which are prevented from changing their opinions; they cease to be mind. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Some people are just like snake, they will never understand your love. - Raaz Ojha
All day and all night my desire for you unwinds like a poisonous snake. - Samar Sen
She knew herself, how she had slowly, over years, become a cat, a wolf, a snake, anything but a girl. How she had wrung out her girlhood like death. - Catherynne M. Valente
Yes, reason has been a part of organized religion, ever since two nudists took dietary advice from a talking snake. - Jon Stewart
Success takes patience like a snake stalking it's prey. - Brigitta Moon
A snake lurks in the grass. - Virgil
I know who I am. No one else knows who I am. If I was a giraffe, and someone said I was a snake, I'd think, no, actually I'm a giraffe. - Richard Gere
If you invite a snake into your home,do not be surprised if it bites you. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I don't purchase people with money, or hiss like a snake to attract their attention, all i do is to rest on my couch because i have the conviction that no human can progress with an exception without a power behind. - Michael Bassey Johnson
When a man finds the woman he really loves, the one he respects and wants to call wife, there is nothing on earth he won't do for her. No mountain he won't hike. No river he won't wade. No door he won't open. She is Eve and there's not a snake crawling that can keep them apart. - Yolanda Joe
I'm not the one who's so far awayWhen I feel the snake bite enter my veins.Never did I wanna be here again,And I don't remember why I came. - Sully Erna
You never die from a snake bite, you can't be unbitten it's in the way, what continues to pour through you long after the bite has taken place. - Bob Proctor
ADDER, n. A species of snake. So called from its habit of adding funeral outlays to the other expenses of living. - Ambrose Bierce
If you see a snake just kill it. Don't appoint a committee on snakes.
I have no fear of losing my life - if I have to save a koala or a crocodile or a kangaroo or a snake, mate, I will save it. - Steve Irwin
Just as a snake sheds its skin, we must shed our past over and over again. - Gautama Buddha
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