"Into the Mystic" (1970)
All creatures give out a smell when aroused, it seems; certainly humans do.James Lees-Milne
It was the best place to be, thought Wilbur, this warm delicious cellar, with the garrulous geese, the changing seasons, the heat of the sun, the passage of swallows, the nearness of rats, the sameness of sheep, the love of spiders, the smell of manure, and the glory of everything.
My favorite thing about the Internet is that you get to go into the private world of real creeps without having to smell them.penn jillette
That's the beauty of the Web: You can roll around in a stranger's obsession without having to smell his or her house. You can amscray whenever you want without being rude. The site gets its "hit" and you know more about our species' diversity.penn jillette
The smell of opium is the least stupid smell in the world.pablo picasso
A man should not love the moon. An ax should not lose weight in his hand. His garden should smell of rotting apples And grow a fair amount of nettles.czesław miłosz
In the summertime, because it gets so hot here, you could literally smell the tourists coming.harry reid
The smell of mustard gas and roses.
You smell gas?! (Andienne: There he is! He went that...) No problem!
You smell a rose through a fence: If two should smell it, what matter?
I have nothing against the smell of rot but something against what hides the smell of rot in the United States of America."
The sense of smell can be extraordinarily evocative, bringing back pictures as sharp as photographs of scenes that had left the conscious mind.
But aesthetics is not religion , and the origins of religion lie somewhere completely different. They lie anyway, these roses smell too sweet and the deep roar of the breaking waves is too splendid, to do justice to such weighty matters now.
So that was Chris and her reading and schooling, two Chrisses there were that fought for her heart and tormented her.You hated the land and the coarse speak of the folk and learning was brave and fine one day and the next you'd waken with the peewits crying across the hills, deep and deep, crying in the heart of you, and the smell of the earth in your face, almost you'd cry for that, the beauty of it and the sweetness of the Scottish land and skies.Lewis Grassic Gibbon
I seem to smell the stench of appeasement in the air.
For a long time we dreamed of a real leather ball, and at last my brother had one for his birthday. The feel of the leather, the stitching round it, the faint gold letters stamped upon it, the touch of the seam, the smell of it, all affected me so deeply that I still have that ache of beauty when I hold a cricket ball.Alison Uttley
Quoth Hudibras, "I smell a rat! Ralpho, thou dost prevaricate."
Stay with me to-night; you must see me die. I have long had the taste of death on my tongue, I smell death, and who will stand by my Constanze, if you do not stay?wolfgang amadeus mozart
Over Central Europe there rises the heavy smell of boiled cabbage, stale beer, and the soapy whiff of overripe water melons (...) The frontiers are vague and irrational; and it is only the smell which permits one to identify [the region] with absolute certainty.
I smell like vitamin C, rose-oil and old smelly socks.flea