Dirt Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old dirt quotes, dirt sayings, and dirt proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.     

Margaret Atwood

Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.     

John Muir

It is not dirt but the fear of dirt which is the sign of man's degeneration, and it is dangerous to judge a man's physical and moral sanity by outside standards.     

Lin Yutang

It is almost impossible to throw dirt on someone without getting a little on yourself.     

Abigail Van Buren

It is when we notice the dirt that God is most present in us; it is the very sign of His presence.     

C. S. Lewis

People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die.     

Plato

Dirt used to be a badge of honor. Dirt used to look like work. But we've scrubbed the dirt off the face of work, and consequently we've created this suspicion of anything that's too dirty.     

Mike Rowe

It is the dirt within men’s hearts that is most offensive; the filth you cannot see.     

Jocelyn Murray

Every day is one day closer to the dirt, so you got to go hard.     

Greg Jackson

If dirt were trumps, what hands you would hold!     

Charles Lamb

When you mix dirt with water, the dirt doesn't get clean. The water just gets dirty.     

Amanda Hocking

Dirt makes a man look masculine. Let your hair blow in the wind, and all that. It's OK. All you have to do is look neat when you have to look neat.     

Hedy Lamarr

Have a little faith, kick a little dirt.     

Diane Ladd

Dirt is not dirty, but only something in the wrong place.     

Henry John Temple

If you want to make something dirt cheap, make it out of dirt–preferably dirt that is locally sourced.     

Donald Sadoway

As soon as the dirt is hitting the casket, it'll all be forgotten.     

Eric Bogosian

Nothing would give up life: Even the dirt keeps breathing a small breath.     

Theodore Roethke

Who touches money touches dirt; and the less religion has to do with it, the better.     

Philip Schaff

Money is a necessity; so is dirt.     

Thomas Chandler Haliburton

There's nothing like a shovel full of dirt to encourage literacy.     

Margaret Atwood

Never mind a little dirt, if the goal is splendid!     

Fyodor Dostoevsky

Turn down a chance to feel magic for fear of a little dirt?     

Wendelin Van Draanen

Revenge leads to an empty fullness, like eating dirt.     

Mignon McLaughlin

Hence money may be dirt, although dirt is not money.     

Karl Marx