I only hope that we never lose sight of one thing — that it all started with a mouse.
The mouse that always trusts to one poor holeCan never be a mouse of any soul.Alexander Pope
It is not the mouse who is the thief, it is the hole that allows the mouse in.
'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.Clement Moore
A woman and a mouse, they carry a tale wherever they go.gelett burgess
Took cover. In the action business, when you don't want to say you ran like a mouse, you call it 'taking cover.' It's more heroic.jim butcher
Burn not your house to rid it of the mouse. (Strauss, 1994 p. 568)
"The water in music the oar forsakes." The air in music the wing forsakes. All things move in music and write it. The mouse, lizard, and grasshopper sing together on the Turlock sands, sing with the morning stars.john muir
The old proverb was now made good, "the mountain had brought forth a mouse."Plutarch
The trouble with most Englishwomen is that they will dress as if they had been a mouse in a previous incarnation... they do not want to attract attention.edith sitwell
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.desmond tutu
A harvest mouse goes scampering by, With silver claws and silver eyewalter de la mare
I think if she lived in A little shoe-house That little old woman was Surely a mouse!beatrix potter
The city mouse lives in a house, The garden mouse lives in a bowerchristina rossetti
The mouse that hath but one hole is quickly taken.George Herbert
It had need to bee A wylie mouse that should breed in the cat's eare.john heywood
The early bird may catch the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.
The old proverb was now made good, "the mountain had brought forth a mouse."
The mountain was in labour, and Jove was afraid, but it brought forth a mouse.
You'll say that I'm in charge of a Mickey mouse project.Peter Mandelson
I said, `Now, wait a minute, so you're telling me you want this fish who lives in a fish tank in a dentist's office to be a fictitious character from an NBC sitcom?' I mean, it just doesn't make any sense to me. It's like, why would you want Mickey mouse to be the lead in the `House of the Seven Gables' or something.megan mullally
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