Peeing is like a good book in that it is very, very hard to stop once you start.
Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Character is like a tree and reputation its shadow. The shadow is what we think it is and the tree is the real thing.
We lead our lives like water flowing down a hill, going more or less in one direction until we splash into something that forces us to find a new course.
A good speech should be like a woman's skirt; long enough to cover the subject and short enough to create interest.
A Woman in harmony with her spirit is like a river flowing. She goes where she will without pretense and arrives at her destination prepared to be herself and only herself
To choose doubt as a philosophy of life is akin to choosing immobility as a means of transportation.
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Boys think girls are like books, If the cover doesn't catch their eye they won't bother to read what's inside.
Accept the children the way we accept trees-with gratitude, because they are a blessing-but do not have expectations or desires. You don't expect trees to change, you love them as they are.
The heart of man is very much like the sea, it has its storms, it has its tides and in its depths it has its pearls too
Fate is like a strange, unpopular restaurant filled with odd little waiters who bring you things you never asked for and don't always like.
Anxiety's like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but it doesn't get you very far.
Remembrance of God is to the heart as water is to a fish; see what happens to a fish when it is taken out of water
The world is changed because you are made of ivory and gold. The curves of your lips rewrite history.
Girls are like buses, miss one, next fifteen, one comin.
When you part from your friend, you grieve not; For that which you love most in him may be clearer in his absence, as the mountain to the climber is clearer from the plain.
To argue with a man who has renounced the use and authority of reason, and whose philosophy consists in holding humanity in contempt, is like administering medicine to the dead, or endeavoring to convert an atheist by scripture.
Hopes are like hair ornaments. Girls want to wear too many of them. When they become old women they look silly wearing even one.
Whiskey, like a beautiful woman, demands appreciation. You gaze first, then it's time to drink.
Once again, you show all the sensitivity of a blunt axe.
Anxiety is love's greatest killer. It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you with his panic.
Strange as it may seem, I still hope for the best, even though the best, like an interesting piece of mail, so rarely arrives, and even when it does it can be lost so easily.
Getting an education was a bit like a communicable sexual disease. It made you unsuitable for a lot of jobs and then you had the urge to pass it on.
Mocking a woman is like drinking too much wine. It may be fun for a short time, but the hangover is hell.
Limitless undying love which shines around me like a million suns it calls me on and on across the universe.
Love like rain, can nourish from above, drenching couples with a soaking joy. But sometimes under the angry heat of life, love dries on the surface and must nourish from below, tending to its roots keeping itself alive.
Words are like eggs dropped from great heights; you can no more call them back than ignore the mess they leave when they fall.
Love doesn't just sit there, like a stone, it has to be made, like bread; remade all the time, made new.
Fiction is like a spider's web, attached ever so lightly perhaps, but still attached to life at all four corners.
Loneliness is worse when you return to it after a reprieve-like the soul's version of putting on a wet bathing suit, clammy and miserable.
Just let go - and fall like a little waterfall
I can't write without a reader. It's precisely like a kiss-you can't do it alone.
She walks in beauty, like the night Of cloudless climes and starry skies; And all that's best of dark and bright Meet in her aspect and her eyes...
Sometimes writing is running downhill, your fingers jerking behind you on the keyboard the way your legs do when they can't quite keep up with gravity.
The way I feel about him is like a heartbeat -- soft and persistent, underlying everything.
We are like roses that have never bothered to bloom when we should have bloomed and it is as if the sun has become disgusted with waiting
There is no point treating a depressed person as though she were just feeling sad, saying, 'There now, hang on, you'll get over it.' Sadness is more or less like a head cold- with patience, it passes. Depression is like cancer.
Does she realize she looks like a sunflower, ready to rain sunlight on all who look down upon her?
You look as scary as a buttered muffin.
i felt her absence. it was like waking up one day with no teeth in your mouth. you wouldn't need to run to the mirror to know they were gone
Today was a very cold and bitter day, as cold and bitter as a cup of hot chocolate, if the cup of hot chocolate had vinegar added to it and were placed in a refrigerator for several hours.
Some people are like Slinkies. They aren't really good for anything, but they still bring a smile to my face when I push them down a flight of stairs.