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Oyster Quotes

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He was a bold man that first eat an oyster.
- Jonathan Swift

Related topics: Food

The first man gets the oyster, the second man gets the shell.
- Andrew Carnegie

All art is autobiographical.
The pearl is the oyster's autobiography.
- Federico Fellini

Like the sand and the oyster, it's a creative irritant.
In each poem, I'm trying to reveal a truth,
so it can't have a fictional beginning.
- Carol Ann Duffy

 

What can be more foolish than to think that all this
rare fabric of heaven and earth could come by chance,
when all the skill of art is not able to make an oyster!
- Anatole France

No good poem, however confessional it may be,
is just a self-expression.
Who on earth would claim that the pearl expresses the oyster?
- C. Day Lewis

People, when they first come to America,
whether as travelers or settlers, become aware of a
new and agreeable feeling:
that the whole country is their oyster.
- Alistair Cooke

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I had rather be an oyster than a man,
the most stupid and senseless of animals.
- George Berkeley

So I was getting into my car, and this bloke says to
me 'Can you give me a lift?' I said 'Sure,
you look great, the world's your oyster,
go for it.'
- Tommy Cooper

Get action.
Seize the moment.
Man was never intended to become an oyster.
- Theodore Roosevelt

In the United States, there one feels free...
Except from the Americans - but every pearl has its oyster.
- Randall Jarrell

The life of man is of no greater importance to the
universe than that of an oyster.
- David Hume

I do not weep at the world I am too busy sharpening my oyster knife.
- Zora Neale Hurston

I don't know any other lifestyle.
I get up in the morning and I really do feel that the world is my oyster,
and I start that way, the same as I would if I were
preparing to write a song:
put a blank piece of paper up on the piano and you go for it.
- Lesley Gore

I will not eat oysters.
I want my food dead.
Not sick.
Not wounded.
Dead.
- Woody Allen

We also have favourite place in France,
called Charlot Premier in Nice, which does excellent oysters.
- Roger Moore

Pearl is a disease of oysters.
Levant is a disease of Hollywood.
- Kenneth Tynan

You needn't tell me that a man who doesn't love oysters
and asparagus and good wines has got a soul,
or a stomach either.
He's simply got the instinct for being unhappy highly developed.
- Hector Hugh Munro

Anybody who spends time off of Louisiana's shores can
recognize that these oysters are not endangered.
To classify them as such risks great harm to not only
fishermen who make their living collecting oysters in the Gulf,
but also to Louisiana's economy in total.
- Bobby Jindal

Ten percent of the big fish still remain.
There are still some blue whales.
There are still some krill in Antarctica.
There are a few oysters in Chesapeake Bay.
Half the coral reefs are still in pretty good shape,
a jeweled belt around the middle of the planet.
There's still time, but not a lot, to turn things around.
- Sylvia Earle

She kindly laments that I am not of the party,
and to be sure I honour great ladies,
and I admire great wits, but I am of the same opinion
in regard to assemblies that is held concerning oysters,
that they are never good in a month that has not the letter R in it.
- Elizabeth Montagu

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
- Rabindranath Tagore

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

I am not afraid of storms
for I am learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

The beauty does not live out there;
the beauty's in my eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Treat those who are good with goodness,
and also treat those who are not good with goodness.
Thus goodness is attained.
Be honest to those who are honest,
and be also honest to those who are not honest.
Thus honesty is attained.
- Lao Tzu

Everything is a miracle,
not just the beautiful and lovely things.
- Anonymous

What you leave behind is not what
is engraved in stone monuments,
but what is woven into the lives of others.
- Pericles

Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers
but to be fearless when facing them.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Sometimes we need the fog to remind ourselves
that all of life is not black and white.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not follow where the path may lead.
Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our lives are defined not by the challenges we encounter,
but by how we respond to those challenges.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

Do not blame the thistle that you see no beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Treat the earth well.
It was not given to you by your parents,
it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.
- Native American traditional

Life is not supposed to be fair.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

Do first things first, and second things not at all.
- Peter F. Drucker

Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek,
but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Life may not be the party we hoped for,
but while we are here we might as well dance.
- Anonymous

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide

Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
- George Eliot

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
- Oscar Wilde

It's not the size of the dog in the fight,
it's the size of the fight in the dog.
- Mark Twain

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue,
but the parent of all other virtues.
- Cicero

Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession
as they torment us with their loss.
- Epicurus

If things are not as you wish,
wish them as they are.
- Yiddish Proverb

A bird does not sing because it has an answer.
It sings because it has a song.
- Chinese Proverb

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors,
we borrow it from our children.
- Native American Proverb

Do not let Sunday be taken from you.
If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
- Albert Schweitzer

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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