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Get action. Seize the moment. Man was never intended to become an oyster.
What can be more foolish than to think that all this rare fabric of heaven and earth could come by chance, when all the skill of art is not able to make an oyster!
The first man gets the oyster, the second man gets the shell.
The life of man is of no greater importance to the universe than that of an oyster.
I do not weep at the world I am too busy sharpening my oyster knife.
Zora Neale Hurston
He was a bold man that first ate an oyster.
All art is autobiographical. The pearl is the oyster's autobiography.
So I was getting into my car, and this bloke says to me 'Can you give me a lift?' I said 'Sure, you look great, the world's your oyster, go for it.'
So I was getting into my car, and this bloke says to me 'Can you give me a lift?' I said 'Sure, you look great, the world's your oyster, go for it.''
In the United States, there one feels free... Except from the Americans - but every pearl has its oyster.
I had rather be an oyster than a man, the most stupid and senseless of animals.
Like the sand and the oyster, it's a creative irritant. In each poem, I'm trying to reveal a truth, so it can't have a fictional beginning.
Carol Ann Duffy
I can't think of anyone I admire who isn't fuelled by self-doubt. It's an essential ingredient. It's the grit in the oyster.
People, when they first come to America, whether as travelers or settlers, become aware of a new and agreeable feeling: that the whole country is their oyster.
Shy is the oyster, fervent is the clam, peaceful is the ocean floor rocked by the sands of time.
If I want my daughter to try something, I eat it in front of her repeatedly without forcing the issue and, with some trial and error, the world is our oyster!
I don't know any other lifestyle. I get up in the morning and I really do feel that the world is my oyster, and I start that way, the same as I would if I were preparing to write a song: put a blank piece of paper up on the piano and you go for it.
No good poem, however confessional it may be, is just a self-expression. Who on earth would claim that the pearl expresses the oyster?
C. Day Lewis
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