Quotes About Simile

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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

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

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

Lemony Snicket
“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.”
Lemony Snicket

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

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

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

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

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

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

Terry Pratchett
“Grinning like a necrophiliac in a morgue.”
Terry Pratchett, The Light Fantastic

Carl Sandburg
“Life is like an onion; you peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep.”
Carl Sandburg

Margaret Atwood
“I wonder which is preferable, to walk around all your life swollen up with your own secrets until you burst from the pressure of them, or to have them sucked out of you, every paragraph, every sentence, every word of them, so at the end you're depleted of all that was once as precious to you as hoarded gold, as close to you as your skin - everything that was of the deepest importance to you, everything that made you cringe and wish to conceal, everything that belonged to you alone - and must spend the rest of your days like an empty sack flapping in the wind, an empty sack branded with a bright fluorescent label so that everyone will know what sort of secrets used to be inside you?”
Margaret Atwood, The Blind Assassin

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