The time is right to mix sentences with dirt and the sun with punctuation and rain with verbs.
He picked her up out of the dirt and turned her into the clod she was today.lisa alther
There was no need to do any housework after all. After the first four years the dirt doesn't get any worse.Quentin Crisp
Ulysses?is a dogged attempt to cover the universe with mud, an inverted Victorianism, an attempt to make crossness and dirt succeed where sweetness and light failed, a simplification of the human character in the interests of Hell.
If I had a hammer, I'd build a city on stilts so my feet would stay dry when God's wine glass tilts. If I had a shovel, I'd dig a hole in the dirt and I'll be hiding when his drunken stupor lands upon earth
This morning, when I got my mail — there's concrete all over the ground — cement, you know — and these little clovers — the little green clovers, like from St. Patrick's Day — the plant — were growing up out of the cement — no dirt and no nothing and no rain — and there they were, growing up out of the cement, and I was thinking — "that's like me."ysabella brave
The greater the wealth the thicker will be the dirt.john kenneth galbraith
Nothing would give up life:Even the dirt kept breathing a small breath.theodore roethke
My life and work have been far from free of blemish, and so I think it would be unpardonable for a biographer not to dish up the dirt.william styron
Pretty! in amber to observe the formsOf hairs, of straws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms!The things, we know, are neither rich nor rare,But wonder how the devil they got there.Alexander Pope
To science, not even the bark of a tree or a drop of pond water is dull or a handful of dirt banal. They all arouse awe and wonder.jane jacobs
Werner, nobody will read this book if I don't write bad stuff about you. If I wrote that we get along well together, nobody would buy it. The scum only wants to hear about the dirt, all the time.klaus kinski
"There's no courage", The Prophet said, "before the war has begun." Drunkards vaunt their bravery when you speak of war. But in the blaze of battle they scatter like mice. I'm astonished by the man who wants purity And yet trembles when the harshness of polishing begin... When a man beats a carpet again and again It's not the carpet he's attacking, but the dirt in it.jalal al-din muhammad rumi
That, as far as she could tell, was the purpose of the religion she had been brought up in: It made people feel better when really horrible things happened, and it offered a repertoire of ceremonies that were used to add a touch of class to such goings-on as shacking up with someone and throwing dirt on a corpse.neal stephenson
I hate the countrie's dirt and manners, yet I love the silence; I embrace the wit; A courtship, flowing here in full tide. But loathe the expense, the vanity and pride. No place each way is happy.William Habington
Their feet through faithless leather met the dirt, And oftener chang'd their principles than shirt.Edward Young
A diamond was laying in the street covered with dirt. Many fools passed by. Someone who knew diamonds picked it up.
Underneath this crust Lies the mouldering dust Of Eleanor Batchelor Shoven, Well versed in the arts Of pies, custards and tarts, And the lucrative trade of the oven. When she lived long enough, She made her last puff, A puff by her husband much praised, And now she doth lie And make a dirt pie, In hopes that her crust may be raised.
God … created this Speck of dirt and the human Species for his glory: and with the deliberate design of making nine tenths of our Species miserable forever, for his glory. This is the doctrine of Christian Theologians in general: ten to one.
A diamond was laying in the street covered with dirt. Many fools passed by. Someone who knew diamonds picked it up.kabir