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Letter "E" » Eels
«I am not eccentric. It's just that I am more alive than most people. I am an unpopular electric eel set in a pond of goldfish.»
Author: Dame Edith Sitwell
, electric eel
, set in
«Take every gain without showing remorse about missed profits, because an eel may escape sooner than you think.»
«I am an unpopular electric eel in a pool of catfish.»
«1) She doesn't get eaten by the eel at this time. 2) WHAT!? 1) I'm explaining to you because you look nervous. 1)I'm not nervous. Well, maybe I was a bit...concerned but that's not the same thing.»
«POLITICIAN, n. An eel in the fundamental mud upon which the superstructure of organized society is reared. When we wriggles he mistakes the agitation of his tail for the trembling of the edifice. As compared with the statesman, he suffers the disadvantage of being alive.»
Author: Ambrose Bierce
, organized society
, The Statesman
«In Spain, attempting to obtain a chicken salad sandwich, you wind up with a dish whose name, when you look it up in your Spanish-English dictionary, turns out to mean: Eel with big abscess.»
Author: Dave Barry
, chicken salad
, English Dictionary
, wind up
«There is no eel so small but it hopes to become a whale»
«Marriage is like putting your hand into a bag of snakes in the hope of pulling out an eel.»
«He who has been bitten by a snake is afraid of an eel»
«Learn to get used to it [bombing]. Eels get used to skinning.»