45 Quotes About Snakes in the Grass

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Having a idea of what lies beyond the wall will let you see the truth for what it is. Being careful of where you step next will help you to avoid disaster. These quotes about snakes in the grass are encouraging to hear.

“A human being is still more likely to die of a bee sting, snake bite or, Lord knows, automobile accident than by shark attack. We do not execute the perpretrators of death by car. We should not butcher an animal for an inadvertent homicide.”

“Actually, I have this random fear, and it’s of bees and wasps. Bees and wasps actually scare me just a little bit. I’d rather have a snake or a crocodile, yes… I appreciate them, and I love them, but I have a slight fear.”

“Always carry a flagon of whiskey in case of snakebite and furthermore always carry a small snake.”

“An indigo snake leaves a lasting impression.”

“Death consists, indeed, in a repeated process of unrobing, or unsheathing. The immortal part of man shakes off from itself, one after the other, its outer casings, and – as the snake from its skin, the butterfly from its chrysalis – emerges from one after another, passing into a higher state of consciousness.”

“Edible – good to eat and wholesome to digest, as a worm to a toad, a toad to a snake, a snake to a pig, a pig to a man, and a man to a worm.”

“Even if a snake is not poisonous, it should pretend to be venomous.”

“Every great story seems to begin with a snake.”

“Every orchid or rose or lizard or snake is the work of a dedicated and skilled breeder. There are thousands of people, amateurs and professionals, who devote their lives to this business. Now imagine what will happen when the tools of genetic engineering become accessible to these people.”

“Have you ever held a snake? They are so strong. You can see why there are so many myths about them: they are unlike any other creature. It’s extraordinary how that little brain can keep everything moving in different directions.”

“He that has been bitten by a snake is afraid of a rope.”

“I always keep a supply of stimulant handy in case I see a snake, which I also keep handy.”

“I am surprised you didn’t whack your head on an overhanging branch back there. I have never seen anyone leap straight up off the ground the way you did when you saw that snake!”

“I am working on a new book about a boa constrictor and a litter of hyenas. The boa constrictor swallows the babies one by one, and the mother hyena dies laughing.”

“I do feel like by buying rats from a pet store, you are saving them because if not, they would get fed to a snake or something.”

“I don’t live in L.A. on purpose because I don’t wanna be immersed in that. I have to have a real life, with real people, in order to inform what I’m doing; otherwise, it just becomes the snake eating its own tail. Vampirism.”

“I have no fear of losing my life – if I have to save a koala or a crocodile or a kangaroo or a snake, mate, I will save it.”

“I like to keep a bottle of stimulant handy in case I see a snake, which I also keep handy.”

“I really liked the snake that breaks out of the cage in the beginning of the movie. I saw it in real life, and it was really cool. Really big and fat. The owls are cool as well, but you can’t really pet them.”

“I think it’s been hard for people to understand how Islam can be a good religion, and yet the Islamists are evil. Those of us who have had experience with Islam understand this, just as we understand the difference between snake handlers and people going to church on Sunday morning.”

“I’d like to make it very clear that getting bitten by a venomous snake is dumb, clumsy and nothing to be proud of.”

“If you see a snake, just kill it – don’t appoint a committee on snakes.”

“I’m embracing new technology to record my songs, and it’s a wonderful way to interact with people who love Whitesnake and help spread the gospel of the ‘Snake, and I’m having fun doing it.”

“I’m fascinated by the whole concept of snake handling. When you read about the Pentecostal snake handlers, what strikes you the most is their commitment.”

“I’m not about to go out and buy a snake for a pet. I mean, I may have faced a few fears but I’m not insane.”

“I’m one of those people who snake through the crowd, keep my head low. I’m not looking for attention.”

“In neurotics, worm phobias are usually found as well as snake phobias.”

“In social matters, pointless conventions are not merely the bee sting of etiquette, but the snake bite of moral order.”

“I’ve eaten lion, leopard, crocodile, python. I don’t recommend lion. It tastes exactly like when a tomcat comes into your house and sprays. Snake and crocodile are great – a cross between lobster and chicken.”

“I’ve only seen one snake out in the wilderness, not behind glass, and I froze. I literally couldn’t move. So to say I have a fear of snakes would be true.”

“Kill the snake of doubt in your soul, crush the worms of fear in your heart and mountains will move out of your way.”

“Method is more important than strength, when you wish to control your enemies. By dropping golden beads near a snake, a crow once managed To have a passer-by kill the snake for the beads.”

“My favorite moments? Where it’s all going swimmingly, the sun’s out and I’ve got a fire going and a nice snake on the barbecue.”

“Owing to ignorance of the rope the rope appears to be a snake; owing to ignorance of the Self the transient state arises of the individualized, limited, phenomenal aspect of the Self.”

“Propaganda is a soft weapon; hold it in your hands too long, and it will move about like a snake, and strike the other way.”

“Self-love for ever creeps out, like a snake, to sting anything which happens to stumble upon it.”

“Sin penetrates to the heart, darkens and hardens it until it extinguishes the light of belief. Each sin has a path that leads to unbelief. Unless that sin is swiftly obliterated by seeking God’s forgiveness, it grows from a worm into a snake that gnaws at the heart.”

“Some people are just like snake, they will never understand your love.”

“The crookedness of the serpent is still straight enough to slide through the snake hole.”

“The hardest thing about my job isn’t the snake bites or the crocodiles, it’s being away from my children. I have a really religious satellite phone call every day back to the boys, wherever we are, whatever time zone, to say goodnight.”

“The snake kills by squeezing very slowly. This is how the civilized world slowly, slowly pushes into the forest and takes away the world that used to be.”

“The world of men is dreaming, it has gone mad in its sleep, and a snake is strangling it, but it can’t wake up.”

“Truth is as straight as an arrow, while a lie swivels like a snake.”

“When a woman teams up with a snake a moral storm threatens somewhere.”

“You can’t talk of the dangers of snake poisoning and not mention snakes.”

Looking at the world around you will let you experience and discover new things you never knew existed.