Simile Quotes

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Marcus Tullius Cicero
“A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero

Steve Martin
“A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.”
Steve Martin

Nicholas Sparks
“Love is like the wind, you can't see it but you can feel it.”
Nicholas Sparks, A Walk to Remember

Albert Einstein
“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”
Albert Einstein

Stephenie Meyer
“He's like a drug for you, Bella.”
Stephenie Meyer, Eclipse

Lemony Snicket
“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.”
Lemony Snicket

Nicholas Sparks
“Life, he realize, was much like a song. In the beginning there is mystery, in the end there is confirmation, but it's in the middle where all the emotion resides to make the whole thing worthwhile.”
Nicholas Sparks, The Last Song

Horace Mann
“A house without books is like a room without windows.”
Horace Mann

Patricia Briggs
“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.”
Patricia Briggs, Iron Kissed

Frank Zappa
“A mind is like a parachute. It doesn't work if it is not open.”
Frank Zappa

John Green
“Peeing is like a good book in that it is very, very hard to stop once you start.”
John Green, Paper Towns

Terry Pratchett
“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.”
Terry Pratchett, Hogfather

Richelle Mead
“And than suddenly he was there, charging down the hallway like death in a cowboy duster.”
Richelle Mead, Vampire Academy

Rick Riordan
“I felt like one of Apollo's sacred cows- slow, dumb, and bright red.”
Rick Riordan, The Last Olympian

Abraham Lincoln
“Character is like a tree and reputation its shadow. The shadow is what we think it is and the tree is the real thing.”
Abraham Lincoln

Thomas Paine
“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.”
Thomas Paine, The American Crisis

J.K. Rowling
“Once again, you show all the sensitivity of a blunt axe.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Winston S. Churchill
“A good speech should be like a woman's skirt; long enough to cover the subject and short enough to create interest.”
Winston S. Churchill

Cassandra Clare
“He'd felt like a jack-o-lantern for the past few days, as if his guts had been yanked out with a fork and dumped in a heap while a grinning smile stayed plastered on his face.”
Cassandra Clare, City of Ashes

Suzanne Collins
“Delly lost her temper at Peeta over how he treated you. She got very squeaky. It was like someone stabbing a mouse with a fork repeatedly.”
Suzanne Collins , Mockingjay

Lemony Snicket
“Deciding whether or not to trust a person is like deciding whether or not to climb a tree because you might get a wonderful view from the highest branch or you might simply get covered in sap and for this reason many people choose to spend their time alone and indoors where it is harder to get a splinter.”
Lemony Snicket, The Penultimate Peril

Mark Twain
“Why do you sit there looking like an envelope without any address on it?”
Mark Twain

Jodi Picoult
“Anxiety's like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but it doesn't get you very far.”
Jodi Picoult, Sing You Home

Jodi Picoult
“Normal, in our house, is like a blanket too short for a bed--sometimes it covers you just fine, and other times it leaves you cold and shaking; and worst of all, you never know which of the two it's going to be.”
Jodi Picoult, My Sister's Keeper

Rachel Hill
“Yes, boys are a little like shoes. Why? Well...They can be useful. But mainly...They are nice to look at. Getting the right one can be a lovely accessory to an outfit. There are times when you couldn't do without them. And there are times when you'd rather do without them. Get the wrong ones and they can hurt. There are many types and often the ones that look the nicest are completely unpractical.”
Rachel Hill, A Girl's Guide to Guys: Meeting Them, Managing Them and All That Love Stuff

Dan Brown
“Telling someone about what a symbol means is like telling someone how music should make them feel.”
Dan Brown, The Da Vinci Code

“My mind is a warehouse of carefully organized human emotions.
I lock away the things that do not serve me.”
Tahereh Mafi, Destroy Me

Simone Elkeles
“Opinions are like assholes, everyone has one but they think each others stink.”
Simone Elkeles

Rick Riordan
“The wind blowing through my ripped clothes was so cold that I felt like a Percysicle.”
Rick Riordan, The Titan's Curse

George R.R. Martin
“The man is as useless as nipples on a breastplate.”
George R.R. Martin, A Feast for Crows

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