Thursday, November 16, 2006

Quotable Similes, Part 1

Some bon mots from

Well, I'm about as tall as a shotgun, and just as noisy. (Truman Capote)

Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days. (Benjamin Franklin)

Inflation is as violent as a mugger, as frightening as an armed robber and as deadly as a hit man. (Ronald Reagan)

Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop. (H.L. Mencken)

The happiest women, like the happiest nations, have no history. (George Eliot)

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