Quotations About / On: FROG

  • 1.
    To kiss a lot of frogs to find a prince may well give you warts.
    (my thoughts)
  • 2.
    'I read tea leaves, look at frog entrails, ascertain realities and blow doors open.'
  • 3.
    Not all tadpoles will evolve into royal frogs....
  • 4.
    I have tried being surreal, but my frogs hop right back into their realistic ponds.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Twelfth Selection, New York (1993).)
  • 5.
    If a frog had wings, it wouldn't bump its ass so much.
    (Robert Altman, U.S. director, screenwriter, and Brian Mckay. Robert Altman. McCabe (Warren Beatty), McCabe and Mrs. Miller (1971).)
  • 6.
    A frog in love would not be enchanted to learn that her beloved had turned into Prince Charming.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, New York (1984).)
  • 7.
    Frogs are slightly better than Huns or Wops, but abroad is unutterably bloody and foreigners are fiends.
    (Nancy Mitford (1904-1973), British author. Uncle Matthew, in The Pursuit of Love, ch. 15 (1945). "Uncle Matthew's four years in France and Italy between 1914 and 1918 had given him no great opinion of foreigners.")
  • 8.
    Like a frog, the aphorist waits for something to fly by that he can catch with his tongue.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
  • 9.
    "As for myself, I am simply Hop-Frog, the jester—and this is my last jest."... The Work of vengeance was complete.
    (Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), U.S. author. "Hop-Frog," The Flag of Our Union (1849). Humor and violence in the aesthetic of vengeance.)
  • 10.
    If we dote on every beauty our frog eyes ever see, we just might not be able to be a good guy. Don't you think?
    (We all know beautiful things can make one do something above normal.. sp then what about if we are obsessed about the beautiful that we see everyday.. we might not be then a saint.)
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