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
Fancy being remembered around the world for the invention of a mouse!
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.
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
We felt that the public, and especially the children, like animals that are cute and little. I think we are rather indebted to Charlie Chaplin for the idea. We wanted something appealing, and we thought of a tiny bit of a mouse that would have something of the wistfulness of Chaplin — a little fellow trying to do the best he could.walt disney
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
The only free cheese is in the mouse trap.
So knives out Catch the mouse Squash his head Put him in the potthom yorke
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
But evil fortune has decreed, (The foe of mice as well as men) The royal mouse at last should bleed, Should fall ne'er to arise again.michael bruce
It had need to bee A wylie mouse that should breed in the cats eare.
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.
It had need to bee A wylie mouse that should breed in the cat's eare.john heywood
"Once on a time there was a mouse," quoth she, "Who sick of worldly tears and laughter, grew Enamoured of a sainted privacy; To all terrestrial things he bade adieu, And entered, far from mouse, or cat, or man, A thick-walled cheese, the best of Parmesan."
The mouse that always trusts to one poor hole Can never be a mouse of any soul.Alexander Pope
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.
Not a mouse stirring.
I never kill'd a mouse, nor hurt a fly.
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