Quotes by grub-worm

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  • Bill Engvall
    Bill Engvall
    American comedian and actor 1957-
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    (mimicking a fish's gills wither side of his neck) Hey... (cracks) You paid to see it... hey... Ever eaten a worm? (2nd fish) What? When did you eat a worm? Oh I was on the riverbank... catching my breath... - thank you, those of you who got that...
    Source: 15 degrees Off Cool
  • Emily Dickinson
    Emily Dickinson
    American poet 1830-1886
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    Drab Habitation of Whom? Tabernacle or Tomb - or Dome of Worm - or Porch of Gnome - or some Elf's Catacomb?
  • Man cannot produce a single work without the assistance of the slow, assiduous, corrosive worm of thought.
  • William E. Vaughan
    William E. Vaughan
    American columnist and author 1915-1977
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    A three year old child is a being who gets almost as much fun out of a fifty-six dollar set of swings as it does out of finding a small green worm.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Fly fishing may be a very pleasant amusement; but angling or float fishing I can only compare to a stick and a string, with a worm at one end and a fool at the other.
  • P. D. James
    P. D. James
    English crime writer 1920-2014
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    God gives every bird his worm, but He does not throw it into the nest.
  • Bertolt Brecht
    Bertolt Brecht
    German - Austrian writer 1898-1956
    Bertolt Brecht
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    Grub first, then ethics.
  • Bill Vaughan
    Bill Vaughan
    American columnist and author 1915-1977
    Bill Vaughan
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    In the next century it will be the early mechanical bird which get the first plastic worm out of the artificial grass.
  • Jonathan Swift
    Jonathan Swift
    English writer 1667-1745
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    O Grub Street! how do I bemoan thee, whose graceless children scorn to own thee! . Yet thou hast greater cause to be ashamed of them, than they of thee.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
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    Oh senseless man, who cannot possibly make a worm, and yet will make Gods by dozens.
  • Georges Bataille
    Georges Bataille
    French Novelist, Critic 1897-1962
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    Pleasure only starts once the worm has got into the fruit, to become delightful happiness must be tainted with poison.
  • Wyndham Lewis
    Wyndham Lewis
    British painter and author 1882-1957
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    Prostration is our natural position. A worm-like movement from a spot of sunlight to a spot of shade, and back, is the type of movement that is natural to men.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    The perch swallows the grub-worm, the pickerel swallows the perch, and the fisherman swallows the pickerel; and so all the chinks in the scale of being are filled.
  • Mikhail Bakunin
    Mikhail Bakunin
    Russian politicial theorist 1814-1876
    Mikhail Bakunin
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    To revolt is a natural tendency of life. Even a worm turns against the foot that crushes it. In general, the vitality and relative dignity of an animal can be measured by the intensity of its instinct to revolt.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    We are all worms. But I believe that I am a glow-worm.
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