Leeches Quotes

Quotes tagged as "leeches" (showing 1-7 of 7)
Emilie Autumn
“If leeches ate peaches instead of my blood, then I would be free to drink tea in the mud!”
Emilie Autumn, The Asylum for Wayward Victorian Girls

Georgette Heyer
“My lord said, amongst other things, that he did not propose to burden the doctor with the details of his genealogy. He consigned the doctor and all his works, severally and comprehensively described, to hell, and finished up his epic speech by a pungent and Rabelaisian criticism of the whole race of leeches.”
Georgette Heyer, Devil's Cub

Lemony Snicket
“It was impossible to tame, like leeches.”
Lemony Snicket, Who Could That Be at This Hour?

“The more leeches there are affixed to a host, the less resources there are to siphon from said hosts, per parasite. The ability to only absorb energy, without the ability or desire to reproduce it in a productive manner, is a dangerous, unsustainable, albeit attractive long term method of collapse and decline.”
Justin K. McFarlane Beau

Amanda Brooke
“They clung to her like leeches, draining her spirit & dragging her down a dark world”
Amanda Brooke, The Goodbye Gift

“...man is as much a parasite on the cow as the tapeworm is on man: We have sucked their udders like leeches. "Man the cow parasite" is probably how non-man defines man in his zoology books”
Unbearable Lightness of Being

“Some people do just enough to keep you around because they are AFRAID to know what life would be like without you”
O. S. Hickman