Quotation Explorer - 'Worm'

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
It costs me never a stab nor squirm / To tread by chance upon a worm. / Aha, my little dear, / I say, Your clan will pay me back one day. - Dorothy Parker
The early bird gets the first worm, but the wisest bird gets the fastest one. - Matshona Dhliwayo
They floated for a while, two flesher-shaped creatures and a giant worm in a cloud of spinning metal fragments, an absurd collection of imaginary debris, glinting by the light of the true stars. - Greg Egan
The worm in the radish doesn't think there is anything sweeter. - Sholem Aleichem
The heart is a place with worm holes made by feelings you aren't supposed to have but do. - Elizabeth Scott
That old saw about the early bird just proves that the worm should have stayed in bed. - Robert Heinlein
God gives every bird his worm, but he does not throw it into the nest. - Swedish Proverb
Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched. - Bible
We didn't install the [Code Red] patch on those DMZ systems because they were only used for development and testing. Anonymous client, shortly after spending 48 continuous hours removing 2001's Code Red worm from internal corporate servers - Mark G. Graff
Man is certainly stark mad. He cannot make a worm, and yet he will be making gods by dozens. - Michel de Montaigne
A man may fish with the worm that hath eat of a king, and eat of the fish that hath fed of that worm. - William Shakespeare
You're probably on the right track if you feel like a sidewalk worm during a rainstorm. - Larry Page
A wise bird would rather lose a worm than a feather. - Matshona Dhliwayo
One who makes himself a worm cannot complain afterwards if people step on him. - Immanuel Kant
CANONICALS, n. The motley worm by Jesters of the Court of Heaven. - Ambrose Bierce
I think we consider too much the good luck of the early bird, and not enough the bad luck of the early worm. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
The fact that when we die we are nothing more than worm meat---I just don't think about it. - Robin Green and Mitchell Burgess
The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese. - Willie Nelson
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