Dirt Quotes

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

Confession of errors is like a broom which sweeps away the dirt and leaves the surface brighter and clearer. I feel stronger for confession.

Mohandas Gandhi

In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.

Margaret Atwood

French is the language that turns dirt into romance

Stephen King

Gold's father is dirt, yet it regards itself as noble.

Yiddish Proverb

Instead of dirt and poison, we have rather chosen to fill our hives with honey and wax, thus furnishing mankind with the two noblest of things, which are sweetness and light.

Jonathan Swift

People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die.

Plato

Words are the dress of thoughts; which should no more be presented in rags, tatters, and dirt than your person should

Lord Chesterfield

For the rest, Whatever we have got has been by infinite labor, and search, and ranging through every corner of nature; the difference is that instead of dirt and poison, we have rather chosen to fill our hives with honey and wax, thus furnishing mankind with the two noblest of things, which are sweetness and light.

Jonathan Swift

Through the years of experience I have found that air offers less resistance than dirt.

Jack Nicklaus

Normally, your wife can hear things that no one else on earth can hear. She can hear a dab of jam fall onto a carpet two rooms away. She can hear spilled coffee being furtively mopped up with a good bathtowel. She can hear dirt being tracked across a clean floor. She can hear you just thinking about doing something you shouldn't do. But get yourself stuck in a loft hatch and suddenly it is as if she has been placed in a soundproof chamber.

William Cullen Bryant

French is the language that turns dirt into romance.

Stephen King

Tee your ball high...the air offers less resistance than dirt

Jack Nicklaus

Through years of experience I have found that air offers less resistance than dirt.

Jack Nicklaus

If you could equate the amount of time and effort put in mentally and physically into succeeding on the baseball field and measured it by the dirt on your uniform, mine would have been black.

Mike Schmidt

In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt

Margaret Atwood

A book reads the better which is our own, and has been so long known to us, that we know the topography of its blots, and dog's ears, and can trace the dirt in it to having read it at tea with buttered muffins.

Charles Lamb

You can bury a lot of troubles digging in the dirt

Unknown

You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I'll rise.

Maya Angelou

Throw dirt on me, and grow a wild flower.

Lil Wayne

And I swear to everything when I leave this earth, its gonna be on both feet never knees in the dirt.

Lil Wayne

Throw dirt on me and grow a wild flower.

Lil Wayne

Oh the harsh snarl of guitar strings roaring! Heavenly distensions of our throats! Trousers stiff with dirt and love! Such whoring! Long green slimy nights: we were like stoats.

Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht

This morning, when I got my mail there's concrete all over the ground cement, you know and these little clovers the little green clovers, like from St. Patrick's Day the plant were growing up out of the cement no dirt and no nothing and no rain and there they were, growing up out of the cement, and I was thinking "that's like me."

MaryAnne Ysabella

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