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.
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
So knives out Catch the mouse Squash his head Put him in the potthom yorke
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.
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
"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.
The early bird may catch the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.
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
You'll say that I'm in charge of a Mickey mouse project.Peter Mandelson