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Quotes About Mud

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J.K. Rowling
“The opportunity was too perfect to miss. Harry crept silently around behind Malfoy, Crabbe, and Goyle, bent down, and scooped a large handful of mud out of the path.
'We were just talking about your friend Hagrid,'
Malfoy said to Ron. 'Just trying to imagine what he's saying to the Committee for the Disposal of Dangerous Creatures. D'you think he'll cry when they cut off his hippogriff's—'
SPLAT.
Malfoy's head jerked back as the mud hit him; his silverblond hair was suddenly dripping in muck.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Joyce Cary
“Nothing like poetry when you lie awake at night. It keeps the old brain limber. It washes away the mud and sand that keeps on blocking up the bends.
Like waves to make the pebbles dance on my old floors. And turn them into rubies and jacinths; or at any rate, good imitations.”
Joyce Cary, The Horse's Mouth

Lorine Niedecker
“I rose from marsh mud
algae, equisetum, willows,
sweet green, noisy
birds and frogs.”
Lorine Niedecker

Bear Grylls
“Many people find it hard to understand what it is about a mountain that draws men and women to risk their lives on her freezing, icy faces - all for a chance at that single, solitary moment on the top. It can be hard to explain. But I also relate to the quote that says, Iif you have to ask, you will never understand.”
Bear Grylls, Mud, Sweat and Tears

Molly Harper
“And soon we were just rolling around on the ground, cursing and screeching and ripping out handfuls of hair.
Without super hearing, I wouldn't have heard Zeb whisper, "This is the coolest thing I have ever seen."
"Maybe they'll get muddy," Dick said. "Please, Lord, let them get muddy.”
Molly Harper, Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs

Eileen Myles
“If passion was a substance I would say it is dark brown, and then blood red. It's like wet grass, tons of it soaked in mud. It's warm and it stinks like shit and it's unaccountably and endlessly good. It's thick and it goes on for miles and it isn't so much deep as bottomless and it holds you in its grip, you never drown. And then it goes. That's all you know.”
Eileen Myles, Inferno

Mia Kirshner
“We stepped carefully, so softly, over thorny plants. The dust had turned to mud, splattering our shoes, socks, and legs. By the time we reached the boat, our clothes were clinging to our flesh and stained with the bloody remains of mosquitoes.”
Mia Kirshner, I Live Here

Jarod Kintz
“I use my windshield wipers when it’s not raining. I’m an umbrellaless pedestrian, and I can’t tell the difference between Starbucks’ coffee and a mud puddle in a cup.
”
Jarod Kintz, I love Blue Ribbon Coffee

Stephen Crane
“The girl, Maggie, blossomed in a mud puddle.”
Stephen Crane, Maggie: A Girl of the Streets
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Jay Woodman
“Through the Mud
(from the book Blue Bridge)

A line of robots,
We approach a wall of mud,
Some of us carrying flowers.
The others laugh
Bit when we enter that wall
It is the flowers
That will make us an ark
To carry us on through the darkness,
Sailing through
With our symbols the only light
Until we fly
Out over the fields
On the other side of midnight
And all our wires
And bits of metal fall off.-
And our souls are bright again,
So new and light
They shoot up –
Up to plant our brilliant flowers
Like stars
In the face of heaven.”
Jay Woodman

Mehmet Murat ildan
“If you have to live in the mud for a while, you must not resist being a frog for a while!”
Mehmet Murat ildan
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László Krasznahorkai
“caked in mud”
László Krasznahorkai, Satantango
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“Your pants are filthy, as if you rolled in the dirt before coming here. I would expect nothing less from the boy I remember”
Jennifer A. Nielson
tags: humor, mud

Olaotan Fawehinmi
“A Child raised in the Mud should never point an accusing finger at a Pig.”
Olaotan Fawehinmi

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