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 has been usual to catch a mouse or two (for form's sake) in public once a year.thomas gray
Youcandropa mouse downathousand-yard mineshaft; and, on arriving at the bottom, it gets a slight shock and walks away. A rat is killed, a man is broken, a horse splashes.
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
It had need to beeA wylie mouse that should breed in the cats eare.john heywood
There is no human law or law of God or national law that states that any healthy being has to permit the snake to eat the mouse - but on the other hand, it is perfectly justified to defend the mouse.ernst kaltenbrunner
Flies can eat toads! (Although astonishment may be lessened in noting that the tiny toads are much smaller than enormous fly larvae.) Unusually large insects and maximally small vertebrates have also been featured in the few other recorded cases of such reversals - frogs, small birds, even a mouse, consumed by praying mantids, for example.stephen jay gould
"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
Note: Ratigan's henchman Bartholomew falls into some alcohol and emerges very drunk and calls his boss "the world's greatest rat". Since Ratigan hates being called a rat and prefers the term of "a big mouse", he sentences him to death at the hands of his pet cat, who eats him up while he's still drunkenly singing of Ratigan's glory, unaware of what is about to happen despite Ratigan telling him.
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.
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 mouse ne'er shunn'd the cat as thev did budge From rascals worse than they.william shakespeare
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.
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.
I love Mickey mouse more than any woman I have ever known.walt disney
When people laugh at Mickey mouse, it's because he's so human; and that is the secret of his popularity.walt disney
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