I never thrust my nose into other men's porridge. It is no bread and butter of mine. Every man for himself and God for us all.
His mind is concrete and fastidious,His nose is remarkably big;His visage is more or less hideous,His beard it resembles a wig.Edward Lear
The point of poetry is to be acutely discomforting, to prod and provoke, to poke us in the eye, to punch us in the nose, to knock us off our feet, to take our breath away.paul muldoon
It is not altogether a bad thing to have criminal ancestors. An arsonist grandfather may bequeath one a nose for smelling smoke.ursula k. le guin
How easy it is to call rogue and villain, and that wittily! But how hard to make a man appear a fool, a blockhead, or a knave, without using any of those opprobrious terms! Tosparethegrossness ofthenames, and to dothe thing yet moreseverely, isto drawa full face, and tomake the nose and cheeks stand out, and yet not to employ any depth of shadowing.john dryden
Bah! the thing is not a nose at all, but a bit of primordial chaos clapped on to my face.
Your right to swing your arms ends just where the other man's nose begins.zechariah chafee
I think I was once given cocaine but I sneezed so it didn't go up my nose. In fact, it may have been icing sugar.Boris Johnson
They loved that I put a bone through my nose. They loved that I had my penis pushed back inside me.bruce parry
Now in war we are confronted with conditions which are strangeIf we accept them we will never win.Since being realistic, as in mundane combats fisticWe will get a bloody nose and that's a sin.george s. patton
Painting can never show her nose in company with architecture but to have it snubbed.j. m. w. turner
Those who in quarrels intepose Must often wipe a bloody nose.john gay
His voice rose under the black smoke before the burning wreckage of the island; and infected by that emotion, the other little boys began to shake and sob too. And in the middle of them, with filthy body, matted hair, and unwiped nose, Ralph wept for the end of innocence, the darkness of man's heart, and the fall through the air of the true, wise friend called Piggy.william golding
Certainly, for a newspaper director, to have within arm's reach a Travaglio, about whom every starring actor, supporting cast and extra of Italian political life he is ready upon cold request to provide an inquiry brief refined in the most minute details is a nice comfort. But also a bit unsettling. The day I asked him if in that archive, into which no one is allowed to stick their nose, there were a brief with my name on it, Marco changed the subject.indro montanelli
Now I know how Joan of Arc felt, As the flames rose to her Roman nose And her Walkman started to melt...morrissey
There is a thing that happens when you are not as privileged and you start hanging out with a seedier crowd because you can afford to do the same things, [...] And all of a sudden the big night out is sitting in somebody's trailer, smoking something or getting hold of something to put up to your nose.eddie vedder
Failure makes success so much sweeter, and allows you to thumb your nose at the crowds.
Plain as a nose in a man's face.
Tobacco is a traveler, Come from the Indies hither; It passed sea and land Ere it came to my hand, And 'scaped the wind and weather. Tobacco's a musician. And in a pipe delighteth; It descends in a close, Through the organ of the nose, With a relish that inviteth.
Ho! why dost thou shiver and shake, Gaffer Grey? And why does thy nose look so blue?
I am thankful for laughter, except when milk comes out of my nose.woody allen
Midnight, yet not a nose from Tower Hill to Piccadilly snored!