Leeches Quotes

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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

“...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

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

William Faulkner
“… they are beating their brains out against one of the foundation rocks of our national character itself. Which is the premise that politics and political office are not and never have been the method and means by which we can govern ourselves in peace and dignity and honor and security, but instead are our national refuge for our incompetents who have failed at every other occupation by means of which they might make a living for themselves and their families; and whom as a result we would have to feed and clothe and shelter out of our own private purses and means.”
William Faulkner, The Mansion

“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

“I'm so sick and tired of leeches; blood sucking individuals with no remorse. It's now time to cut them off and get rid of them from my life. The hungry consultants, unscrupulous professional advisors, fake friends, dubious investors, bogus business partners, self-anointed good-soil for seed ministries, selfish relatives and those who feel I don't deserve!”
Dr. Lucas D. Shallua