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Letter "A" » ape
«It is disturbing to discover in oneself these curious revelations of the validity of the Darwinian theory. If it is true that we have sprung from the ape, there are occasions when my own spring appears not to have been very far.»
«[It] is not a monkey, not an ape and not a human, but it's a common ancestor of them all.»
«Civilization today reminds me of an ape with a blowtorch playing in a room full of dynamite. It looks like the monkeys are about to operate the zoo, and the inmates are taking over the asylum.»
Author: Vance Havner
, operating room
, taking over
«Greatness, in order to gain recognition, must all too often consent to ape greatness.»
«Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn sunsets exquisitely dying.»
«It is as truly folly for the poor to ape the rich, as for the frog to swell, in order to equal the ox»
«At 20 a man is a peacock, at 30 a lion, at 40 a camel, at 50 a serpent, at 60 a dog, at 70 an ape, and at 80 nothing.»
«He doth like the ape, that the higher he clymbes the more he shows his ars»
«A genius can't be forced; nor can you make an ape an alderman.»
«A trained ape could not teach gym»