Insects Quotes

What do you suppose? A bee sat on my nose. Then what do you think?
He gave me a wink And said, “I beg your pardon, I thought you were the garden.
– England proverb

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Snails don’t walk. They slither and slide Along wet pathways Gleam and glide, Squeezed between The grasses green, Polished houses shell like gleam.
– Theresa Heine

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Nothing seems to please a fly so much as to be taken for a currant; and if it can be baked in a cake and palmed off on the unwary, it dies happy.
– Mark Twain

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Some primal termite knocked on wood; and tasted it, and found it good. That is why your Cousin May fell through the parlor floor today.
– Ogden Nash

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Though snails are exceedingly slow, There is one thing I’d like to know. If I out run ’em round the yard, How come they beat me to the chard?
– Allen Klein

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Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
– Nathaniel Hawthorne

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 Paker

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With six small diamonds for his eyes He walks upon the summer skies,
Drawing from his silken blouse The lacework of his dwelling house.
– Robert P. Tristram

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We hope that, when the insects take over the world, they will remember with gratitude how we took them along on all our picnics.
– Bill Vaughan

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That is your trick, your bit of filthy magic: invisibility, and the anaesthetic power to deaden my attention in your direction.
– D. H. Lawrence

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I never kill insects. If I see ants or spiders in the room, I pick them up and take them outside. Karma is everything.
– Holly Valance

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This great purple butterfly, In the prison of my hands, Has a learning in his eye Not a poor fool understands.
– William Butler

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As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic insect.
– Franz Kafka

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How doth the little busy bee Improve each shining hour, And gather honey all the day From every opening flower!
– Isaac Watts

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Great fleas have little fleas upon their backs to bite ’em and little fleas have lesser fleas and so ad infinitum.
– DeMorgan

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A man thinks he amounts to a great deal but to a flea or a mosquito a human being is merely something good to eat.
– Don Marquis

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The earth without worms would soon become cold, hard-bound, and void of fermentation, and consequently sterile.
– Gilbert White

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