Because we focused on the snake, we missed the scorpion.
— Egyptian Proverbs

He who has been bitten by a snake fears a piece of string.
Proverbs snakes quote

Marriage is like putting your hand into a bag of snakes in the hope of pulling out an eel.
— Leonardo da Vinci

I have no fear of losing my life - if I have to save a koala or a crocodile or a kangaroo or a snake, mate, I will save it.
— Steve Irwin

This face is a dog's snout sniffing for garbage, snakes nest in that mouth, I hear the sibilant threat.
— snakes quotation by Walt Whitman