Similes Quotes

Collection of top 31 famous quotes about Similes

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Similes Quotes By Giannina Braschi: Metaphors and Similes are the beginning of the Metaphors and Similes are the beginning of the democratic system of envy. Giannina Braschi
Similes Quotes By Tim Heaton: Magic of Southern expressions? Similes and metaphorical allusions. Magic of Southern expressions? Similes and metaphorical allusions. They are the yellow highlighter of conversation. — Tim Heaton
Similes Quotes By William Shakespeare: Thou hast the most unsavoury similes. Thou hast the most unsavoury similes. — William Shakespeare
Similes Quotes By George Saunders: Kissing him last night at the pep rally Kissing him last night at the pep rally had been like kissing an underpass. — George Saunders
Similes Quotes By Osip Mandelstam: Where to start? Everything cracks and shakes, The Where to start? Everything cracks and shakes, The air trembles with similes, No one world's better than another; the earth moans with metaphors. — Osip Mandelstam
Similes Quotes By Aaron Davidson: Metaphors are like similes, the only difference is. Metaphors are like similes, the only difference is. — Aaron Davidson
Similes Quotes By Madeline Miller: And her skin shone luminous and impossibly pale, And her skin shone luminous and impossibly pale, as if it drank light from the moon. — Madeline Miller
Similes Quotes By Robert South: Similes prove nothing, but yet greatly lighten and Similes prove nothing, but yet greatly lighten and relieve the tedium of argument. — Robert South
Similes Quotes By Henry David Thoreau: Each reader discovers for himself that, with respect Each reader discovers for himself that, with respect to the simpler features of nature, succeeding poets have done little else than copy his similes. — Henry David Thoreau
Similes Quotes By William Wordsworth: Oft on the dappled turf at ease I Oft on the dappled turf at ease I sit, and play with similes, Loose type of things through all degrees. — William Wordsworth
Similes Quotes By Haruki Murakami: I don't know a whole lot about symbolism. I don't know a whole lot about symbolism. There seems to me to be a potential danger in symbolism. I feel more comfortable with metaphors and similes. — Haruki Murakami
Similes Quotes By Arthur Schopenhauer: great intelligence in a writer if his similes great intelligence in a writer if his similesArthur Schopenhauer
Similes Quotes By Horace Walpole: There is no bombast, no similes, flowers, digressions, There is no bombast, no similes, flowers, digressions, or unnecessary descriptions. Everything tends directly to the catastrophe. — Horace Walpole
Similes Quotes By Rainbow Rowell: Talking to Reagan was like standing in front Talking to Reagan was like standing in front of an oncoming train. — Rainbow Rowell
Similes Quotes By Dean Koontz: A plot without action is like pasta without A plot without action is like pasta without garlic, like Dolly Parton without cleavage, and like a writer without his similes. — Dean Koontz
Similes Quotes By James J. Kilpatrick: Good similes depend upon close observation. They depend Good similes depend upon close observation. They depend upon brevity and wit ... They have to fit in context. — James J. Kilpatrick
Similes Quotes By Richard Hoffman: Love's language is hyperbole, but whispered,sibilant similes and Love's language is hyperbole, but whispered,
sibilant similes and promises sotto voce.
It's easy to imagine you've misheard, — Richard Hoffman
Similes Quotes By Clive Barker: The sun rose like a stripper, keeping its The sun rose like a stripper, keeping its glory well covered by cloud till it seemed there'd be no show at all. — Clive Barker
Similes Quotes By H. Dean: Similes are like metaphors. Similes are like metaphors. — H. Dean
Similes Quotes By H.L. Mencken: An idealist is one who, on noticing that An idealist is one who, on noticing that a rose smells better than a cabbage, concludes that it makes a better soup. — H.L. Mencken
Similes Quotes By Charles Dickens: [T]he wisdom of our ancestors is in the [T]he wisdom of our ancestors is in the simile. — Charles Dickens
Similes Quotes By Holly Schindler: My tears are like a whole pack of My tears are like a whole pack of dogs on leashes; no matter how I try to tug them back, they just keep barreling forward. — Holly Schindler
Similes Quotes By Tove Jansson: She was tired and in no mood for She was tired and in no mood for anyone's similes but her own. — Tove Jansson
Similes Quotes By Chris Ware: Newly Found Sugary Spill: Tastes Like Dried Spit Newly Found Sugary Spill: Tastes Like Dried Spit or Old Soda — Chris Ware
Similes Quotes By Franz Kafka: In argument similes are like songs in love; In argument similes are like songs in love; they describe much, but prove nothing. — Franz Kafka
Similes Quotes By Evelyn Waugh: One has to regard a man as a One has to regard a man as a Master who can produce on average three uniquely brilliant and entirely original similes to every page. — Evelyn Waugh
Similes Quotes By Raymond Chandler: The voice was cool, drawling, and insolent, but The voice was cool, drawling, and insolent, but the eyes were something else. She looked about as hard to get as a haircut. — Raymond Chandler