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Mud Quotes

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The reason why men do not obey us,
is because they see the mud at the bottom of our eye.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Spirit is always waiting to rush into us,
but we are too full of worldly things.
It is like trying to pour fine wine into a cup filled with mud -
the wine is waiting, but the mud must be removed first.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful.
- e. e. cummings

I have tried to lift France out of the mud.
But she will return to her errors and vomitings.
I cannot prevent the French from being French.
- Charles de Gaulle

 

The body, what is it, Father, but a sign To love the force that grows us,
to give back What in Thy palm is senselessness and mud?
- Karl Shapiro

I think people expect mud at festivals,
I think you'd be asking for your money back if you didn't get it.
- Peter Hook

You can't live on amusement.
It is the froth on water - an inch deep and then the mud.
- George MacDonald

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He who slings mud generally loses ground.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

I like my women to be feminine, not sliding into tackles and covered in mud.
- Brian Clough

I could have ended the war in a month.
I could have made North Vietnam look like a mud puddle.
- Barry Goldwater

Life is made up of marble and mud.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

Even Woodstock turned out to be a disaster.
Everybody was stuck in the mud and people got sick.
- Johnny Rivers

When you reach for the stars you may not quite get one,
but you won't come up with a handful of mud either.
- Leo Burnett

An election is a moral horror, as bad as a battle except for the blood;
a mud bath for every soul concerned in it.
- George Bernard Shaw

War has rules, mud wrestling has rules -
politics has no rules.
- Ross Perot

If you see a defense team with dirt and mud on their
backs they've had a bad day.
- John Madden

You pray for rain, you gotta deal with the mud too.
That's a part of it.
- Denzel Washington

I think it's really important to use your hands and get close to materials.
To be up close to real things like rain and mud;
to have contact with nature.
- Robin Day

Congratulations, you have a sense of humor.
And to those who didn't: Go stick your head in the mud.
- Jesse Ventura

Writing is like walking in a deserted street.
Out of the dust in the street you make a mud pie.
- John le Carre

Two men look out the same prison bars;
one sees mud and the other stars.
- Beck

So is the savage buffalo, especially delighting in dark places,
where he can wallow in the mud and slake his thirst without much trouble;
and here also we find the wild pig.
- John H. Speke

My own brain is to me the most unaccountable of machinery -
always buzzing,
humming, soaring roaring diving, and then buried in mud.
And why? What's this passion for?
- Virginia Woolf

Truth, which is important to a scholar,
has got to be concrete.
And there is nothing more concrete than dealing with babies,
burps and bottles, frogs and mud.
- Jeane Kirkpatrick

It is only when the hearts of the Women are in the mud,
that the People are destroyed.
- Morning Star

The Devil is like a strainer that separates the mud from the gold.
- Carlos Santana

You gotta do it with class and integrity.
If not, you're gonna drag yourself through the mud.
- Solomon Burke

This magnificent butterfly finds a little heap of dirt and sits still on it;
but man will never on his heap of mud keep still.
- Joseph Conrad

Pigs prefer to wallow in clean mud, but if nothing else is available,
they will frequently wallow in their own urine,
giving rise to the notion that they are dirty animals.
- Marvin Harris

We sit in the mud...
and reach for the stars.
- Ivan Turgenev

I had been found in a mud puddle at 4:30 in the morning.
- Lance Loud

I remember my mother finding mud somehow and putting it on the sting.
- John Hawkes

There is an eagle in me that wants to soar,
and there is a hippopotamus in me that wants to wallow in the mud.
- Carl Sandburg

They teach anything in universities today.
You can major in mud pies.
- Orson Welles

You have to lift your head up out of the mud and just do it.
- Teri Garr

I made all my generals out of mud.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

Mud-pies gratify one of our first and best instincts.
So long as we are dirty, we are pure.
- Charles Dudley Warner

We grew up founding our dreams on the infinite promise of American advertising.
I still believe that one can learn to play the piano
by mail and that mud will give you a perfect complexion.
- Zelda Fitzgerald

In the shallow parts of many Swiss lakes,
where there is a depth of no more than from 5 to 15 feet of water,
ancient wooden piles are observed at the bottom sometimes
worn down to the surface of the mud,
sometimes projecting slightly above it.
- Charles Lyell

About fifteen miles above New Orleans the river goes very slowly.
It has broadened out there until it is almost a sea
and the water is yellow with the mud of half a continent.
Where the sun strikes it, it is golden.
- Frank Yerby

Well, what I try to do is throw as much mud on the
wall as I possibly can and just see what sticks,
what shines as quirky or more interesting that the others,
and I try to cling onto that one, somehow join a link from there to there.
- Guy Ritchie

Most regular superhero books are designed to go on forever;
of course,
very few of them do, but the point is they are trying
to throw mud against the wall and hope it will stick,
and most of it slides off.
- Garth Ennis

I see it all the time in politics.
If a candidate gets caught in a lie,
he quickly tries to change the subject by throwing
more mud at his opponent.
The mud keeps flying until some of the slanderous material sticks.
- Joe Scarborough

In 35 years of being in the media, I've had all this mud flung at me many,
many times.
It's not the first time.
It's nothing unusual.
I've been through it all before and the best way to
deal with it is not to read them.
- Delia Smith

Before I was humiliated I was like a stone that lies in deep mud,
and he who is mighty came and in his compassion raised
me up and exalted me very high and placed me on the top of the wall.
- Saint Patrick

The wretch who lives without freedom feels like dressing
in the mud from the streets Those who have you,
o Liberty, do not know.
you.
Those who do not have you should not speak of you,
but win you.
- Jose Marti

The issue for my character, and the issue of the show is,
how dirty do your feet have to get without suffocating
yourself in the mud in order to get an inch of what you really want done?
- Bradley Whitford

When I started workin' with Muddy.
That convinced me that I could get away with doin' the blues.
- Johnny Winter

Well, one of the best things is workin' with Muddy.
- Johnny Winter

This whole thing about winning and losing is muddy waters.
But I can remember, as a young actor,
just walking around this city and not being able to get arrested.
- Jeffrey Tambor

An adventure may be worn as a muddy spot or it may
be worn as a proud insignia.
It is the woman wearing it who makes it the one thing or the other.
- Norma Shearer

Marriage may often be a stormy lake,
but celibacy is almost always a muddy horse pond.
- Thomas Love Peacock

You had to go to a different part of town from where
I was to get Muddy Waters singles.
I had him on singles.
- Warren Zevon

No, I wasn't doin' any heroin when I was with Muddy.
- Johnny Winter

At the Muddy Waters thing, I played the first song
by myself on an acoustic guitar.
I thought that was great that y'all did that tribute to Muddy Waters.
I had a real good time.
- Gregg Allman

Science, which cuts its way through the muddy pond
of daily life without mingling with it,
casts its wealth to right and left, but the puny boatmen
do not know how to fish for it.
- Alexander Herzen

Invention flags, his brain goes muddy,
and black despair succeeds brown study.
- William Congreve

I stone got crazy when I saw somebody run down them
strings with a bottleneck.
My eyes lit up like a Christmas tree and I said that I had to learn.
- Muddy Waters

I rambled all the time.
I was just like that, like a rollin' stone.
- Muddy Waters

I went to school, but they didn't give you too much
schooling because just as soon as you was big enough,
you get to working in the fields.
I guess I was a big boy for my age.
- Muddy Waters

If you got something you don't want other people to know,
keep it in your pocket.
- Muddy Waters

Robert Johnson? No, I didn't know him,
personally.
- Muddy Waters

Man, you don't know how I felt that afternoon when
I heard that voice and it was my own voice.
- Muddy Waters

I was messing around with the harmonica...
but I was 13 before I got a real good note out of it.
- Muddy Waters

James Cotton is a real blues guy, and he played with Muddy Waters,
and it surprised me that they would want me to make a record with them,
that he called me to do this record.
I'd never done anything like that before.
But I love blues, so I was very happy.
- Charlie Haden

The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and
character from all other rivers in the world;
there is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt,
the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
- George Catlin

Of course that was my idol, Son House.
I think he did a lot for the Mississippi slide down there.
- Muddy Waters

I was staying with my sister and messing around with
the guitar every day for my own amusement.
Then she took me around and introduced me to Muddy Waters,
Jimmy Rogers, Little Walter, and the first time I saw that onstage,
it inspired me to play.
I thought that was the world.
- Otis Rush

I been in the blues all my life.
I'm still delivering 'cause I got a long memory.
- Muddy Waters

One of the last episodes was all about a flood.
We were working in the rain till all hours,
and it was muddy and it was cold and it was damp,
and it was hours under the hoses.
That was not pleasant.
That was not pleasant.
- Derek Jacobi

That Mississippi sound, that Delta sound is in them old records.
You can hear it all the way through.
- Muddy Waters


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