Insect Quotes

We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole sy...

We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act. ...Charles Darwin
📅︎ Mar 08
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"We hope that, when the insects take over the ...

"We hope that, when the insects take over the world, they will remember with gratitude how we took them along on all our picnics." — Bill Vaughan
📅︎ Feb 09
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“You can't discuss the ocean with a well frog - he's lim...

“You can't discuss the ocean with a well frog - he's limited by the space he lives in. You can't discuss ice with a summer insect - he's bound to a single season.” ― Zhuangzi
📅︎ May 25
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"We hope that, when the insects take over the ...

"We hope that, when the insects take over the world, they will remember with gratitude how we took them along on all our picnics." — Bill Vaughan
📅︎ Aug 07
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“if all insects on Earth disappeared, within 50 years all life...

“if all insects on Earth disappeared, within 50 years all life on Earth would end. If all human beings disappeared from the Earth, within 50 years all forms of life would flourish.” Jonas Salk
📅︎ Aug 16
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"We are such dreary liars. Our one idea is to lie to ourselves. We have an ideal of a perfect wor...

"We are such dreary liars. Our one idea is to lie to ourselves. We have an ideal of a perfect world, clean and straight and sufficient. So we cover the earth with foulness; life is a blotch of labour, like insects scurrying in filth, so that... you can have a butler and a motor-car" - D.H.Lawrence
📅︎ Nov 18
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"A fly, Sir, may sting a stately horse and...

"A fly, Sir, may sting a stately horse and make him wince; but one is but an insect, and the other is a horse still." -Samuel Johnson
📅︎ Jan 14
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“I had that trapped feeling, like some sort of a poor insect that you've put inside a...

“I had that trapped feeling, like some sort of a poor insect that you've put inside a downturned glass, and it tries to climb up the sides, and it can't, and it can't, and it can't.” ― Cornell Woolrich, Blues of a Lifetime: The Autobiography of Cornell Woolrich
📅︎ Apr 02
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"Everything is determined by forces over which we have no control. It is determined fo...

"Everything is determined by forces over which we have no control. It is determined for the insect as well as for the star. Human beings, vegetables, or cosmic dust - we all dance to a mysterious tune, intoned in the distance by an invisible piper." -Albert Einstein
📅︎ Dec 07
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