All slang is metaphor, and all metaphor is poetry.
— G. K. Chesterton

Unregulated competition is a naive metaphor for anarchy.
John Ralston Saul metaphor quote

God is a metaphor for that which transcends all levels of intellectual thought. It's as simple as that.
— Joseph Campbell

A library, to modify the famous metaphor of Socrates, should be the delivery room for the birth of ideas a place where history comes to life.
— Norman Cousins

Sports is a metaphor for overcoming obstacles and achieving against great odds. Athletes, in times of difficulty, can be important role models.
— Bill Bradley