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The early bird gets the worm. The early worm... gets eaten.
Norman Ralph Augustine
If man makes himself a worm he must not complain when he is trodden on.
Is it sin, which makes the worm a chrysalis, and the chrysalis a butterfly, and the butterfly dust?
To revolt is a natural tendency of life. Even a worm turns against the foot that crushes it. In general, the vitality and relative dignity of an animal can be measured by the intensity of its instinct to revolt.
God gives every bird his worm, but He does not throw it into the nest.
P. D. James
Pleasure only starts once the worm has got into the fruit, to become delightful happiness must be tainted with poison.
It's hard to know which stars in the sky will turn into black holes. And which ones will open up worm holes into entire new universes.
The early bird may get the worm, but its the second mouse that gets the cheese.
I think we consider too much the good luck of the early bird and not enough the bad luck of the early worm.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Edible - good to eat and wholesome to digest, as a worm to a toad, a toad to a snake, a snake to a pig, a pig to a man, and a man to a worm.
In software systems it is often the early bird that makes the worm.
In neurotics, worm phobias are usually found as well as snake phobias.
Sometimes the early bird gets the worm, but sometimes the early bird gets frozen to death.
The message is not so much that the worms will inherit the Earth, but that all things play a role in nature, even the lowly worm.
Worm or beetle - drought or tempest - on a farmer's land may fall, Each is loaded full o' ruin, but a mortgage beats 'em all.
Great indebtedness does not make men grateful, but vengeful; and if a little charity is not forgotten, it turns into a gnawing worm.
The early bird catches the worm.
I mean you really can target your answers to get the instant response and I think that is a very manipulative type of polling. I really have no time for that worm at all.
I was home schooled in high school but was definitely the nerd in middle school. I was in three academic clubs, a huge book worm, and the teacher's pet. I was kind of an easy target for bullies.
Envy, like the worm, never runs but to the fairest fruit; like a cunning bloodhound, it singles out the fattest deer in the flock.
If you stay with this game long enough, the worm is bound to turn.
Edible, adj.: Good to eat, and wholesome to digest, as a worm to a toad, a toad to a snake, a snake to a pig, a pig to a man, and a man to a worm.
I feel like I just grabbed a big juicy worm with a right sharp hook in the middle of it.
Lyndon B. Johnson
The Carter Center has the only existing international taskforce on disease eradication. Which means a total elimination of a disease on the face of the Earth. In the history of the world, there's only been one disease eradicated: smallpox. The second disease, I think, is gonna be guinea worm.
A three year old child is a being who gets almost as much fun out of a fifty-six dollar set of swings as it does out of finding a small green worm.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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My sun sets to rise again.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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