Conscience is the dog that can't bite, but never stops barking.
Friendship should be more than biting time can sever.
Don't be distracted by criticism. Remember the only taste of success some people have is when they take a bite out of you.
The proverb warns; Don't bite the hand that feeds you. But maybe you should, if it prevents you from feeding yourself.
If you live among dogs, keep a stick.
After all, this is what a hound has teeth for-to bite when he feels like it!
People who keep dogs are cowards who haven't got the guts to bite people themselves.
Thus, with child to speak, and helpless in my throes, biting my truant pen, beating myself for spite: Fool! said my muse to me, look in thy heart, and write.
Freedom suppressed and again regained bites with keener fangs than freedom never endangered.
Plan more than you can do, then do it.
Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it. Hitch your wagon to a star, keep your seat, and there you are
Thoughts, like fleas, jump from man to man, but they don't bite everybody.
My stories run up and bite me in the leg -- I respond by writing them down - everything that goes on during the bite. When I finish, the idea lets go and runs off.
Literature is a toil and a snare, a curse that bites deep.
I think remorse ought to stop biting the consciences that feed it.
An entrepreneur tends to bite off a little more than he can chew hoping he'll quickly learn how to chew it.
Mankind is like dogs, not gods - as long as you don't get mad they'll bite you - but stay mad and you'll never be bitten. Dogs don't respect humility and sorrow.
You just need to be a flea against injustice.
Enough committed fleas biting strategically can make even the biggest dog uncomfortable and transform even the biggest nation.
I still bite my nails.
I got rabies shots for biting the head off a bat but that's OK - the bat had to get Ozzy shots.
Mad, is he? Then I hope he will bite some of my other generals.
The lower animals, like man, manifestly feel pleasure and pain, happiness and misery. Happiness is never better exhibited than by young animals, such as puppies, kittens, lambs, &c., when playing together, like our own children. Even insects play together, as has been described by that excellent observer, P. Huber, who saw ants chasing and pretending to bite each other, like so many puppies.
In business, the competition will bite you if you keep running, if you stand still, they will swallow you.
Children are born true scientists. They spontaneously experiment and experience and reexperience again. They select, combine, and test, seeking to find order in their experiences - which is the mostest? which is the leastest? They smell, taste, bite, and touch-test for hardness, softness, springiness, roughness, smoothness, coldness, warmness: the heft, shake, punch, squeeze, push, crush, rub, and try to pull things apart.
I am not a sound bite person. I prefer to run at the mouth.
A cowardly cur barks more fiercely than it bites.
How vainly shall we endeavor to repress crime by our barbarous punishment of the poorer class of criminals so long as children are reared in the brutalizing influences of poverty, so long as the bite of want drives men to crime.
The fox when it sees a flock of herons or magpies or birds of that kind, suddenly flings himself on the ground with his mouth open to look as he were dead; and these birds want to peck at his tongue, and he bites off their heads.