The only good imitations are those that poke fun at bad originals.
— Francois de la Rochefoucauld

Smile, it's better than a poke in the eye.
Doug Horton poke quote

You may poke a man's fire after you've known him for seven years.
— English Proverbs

When you ask "why," and defy the system, and poke at what seems broken, you become the revolution by spurring the transformation from what is - into what will be.
— Bryant H. McGill

The public is like a piano. You just have to know what keys to poke.
— Al Capp