Many proverbs and quotes contain comparisons between objects or words. Here are some proverbs and quotes with analogies or similar comparisons.

Fish without a bicycle
… like a fish without a bicycle.

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A beautiful woman is like an axe in one's life.

A cat has nine lives, as the onion seven skins.

A child without a mother is like a fish in shallow water.

A cooked tomato is like a cooked oyster: ruined.
Andre Simon

A cunning person's kiss is like that of a mosquito.

A kind word is like a spring day.

A kiss without a beard is like an egg without salt.
A boy should be older than the girl he is kissing.

A man without religion is like a horse without a bridle.

A plant is like a self-willed man, out of whom we can obtain all which we desire, if we will only treat him his own way.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A vacation is like love: anticipated with pleasure, experienced with discomfort, and remembered with nostalgia.
Evan Esar

A woman is like an artichoke, you must work hard to get to her heart.
(unknown author)
Source: The Pink Panther, 2006
Quoted: Inspector Jacques Clouseau

A woman is like the moon - some nights it is silver others gold.

A world without tomatoes is like a string quartet without violins.
Laurie Colwin

All our lauded technological progress, our very civilization, is like the axe in the hand of the pathological criminal.
Albert Einstein

All the sounds of the earth are like music.
Oscar Hammerstein

An apple-pie without some cheese is like a kiss without a squeeze.

As the garden grows so does the gardener.

As the sun colors flowers, so does art color life.
John Lubbock

As the tree, so the fruit.

As the tree, so the fruit; as the mistress, so the maid.

Black as the devil, Hot as hell, Pure as an angel, Sweet as love.
Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand

Bureaucracy is like a fungus that contaminates everything.
Jaime Lerner

Compliments are like mushrooms, the most beautiful are the most poisonous.

Computers are like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy.
Joseph Campbell

Confidence is like a dragon where, for every head cut off, two more heads grow back.
Criss Jami

Everyone is like a butterfly, they start out ugly and awkward and then morph into beautiful graceful butterflies that everyone loves.
Drew Barrymore

Everyone is like a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.
Mark Twain

Experimenting with drugs is like target practice where your head is the bull.
Michael Josephson

Falling in love is like eating mushrooms, you never know if it's the real thing until it's too late.
Bill Balance

Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Nathaniel Hawthorne

His branches shall spread, and his beauty shall be as the olive tree, and his smell as Lebanon.

His talent was as natural as the pattern that was made by the dust on a butterfly's wings. At one time he understood it no more than the butterfly did and he did not know when it was brushed or marred.
Ernest Hemingway

Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.
John Steinbeck

Kissing is like drinking salted water, you drink and your thirst increases.
Jan Harper

Knowledge is like a garden: if it is not cultivated, it cannot be harvested.

Laws are like cobwebs where the small flies are caught and the big ones break through.

Life is like eating artichokes, you have got to go through so much to get so little.
Thomas Aloysius Dorgan

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
Kahlil Gibran

Love is like a butterfly, hold it to tight it will crush, hold it to loose, it will fly.

Love is like the moon: now full, now dark.

Luck is like having a rice dumpling fly into your mouth.

Man is like a banana: when he leaves the bunch, he gets skinned.

Many men are like clocks that show one hour and strike another.

Marriage is like watching the color of leaves in the fall; ever changing and more stunningly beautiful with each passing day.
Fawn Weaver

Math is like going to the gym for your brain. It sharpens your mind.
Danica Mckellar

Math is like love -- a simple idea but it can get complicated.
(unknown author)

Mathematics is like childhood diseases. The younger you get it, the better.
Arnold Sommerfeld

Modern paintings are like women, you'll never enjoy them if you try to understand them.
Freddie Mercury

My armour is like tenfold shields, my teeth are swords, my claws spears, the shock of my tail a thunderbolt, my wings a hurricane, and my breath death!
J.R.R. Tolkien
Source: The Hobbit - Chapter 12 - Inside Information
Quoted: Smaug

My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing.
Aldous Huxley

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