Simile Sayings and Quotes

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


A girl without braids is like a city without bridges.     

Roman Payne

Worrying is like paying a debt you don't owe.     

Mark Twain

An anxious heart is like a string that's out of tune.     

Naguib Mahfouz

Anxiety's like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but it doesn't get you very far.     

Jodi Picoult

A simile is like a pair of eyeglasses, one side sees this, one side sees that, the device brings them together.     

George McWhirter

The sun rose like a stripper, keeping its glory well covered by cloud till it seemed there'd be no show at all.     

Clive Barker

A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.     

Steve Martin

A room without books is like a body without a soul.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Love is like a booger, you pick and pick at it. Then when you get it you wonder how to get rid of it.     

Mae West

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.     

Albert Einstein

People are like music, some speak the truth and others are just noise.     

Bill Murray

Life is like an onion. You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep.     

Carl Sandburg

Life is like a box of chocolate. Taste every bit of it, and you will realise, each chocolate has different taste.     

Ghazala Tasneem

Love is like the wind, you can't see it but you can feel it.     

Nicholas Sparks

A house without books is like a room without windows.     

Horace Mann

Life is like the river, sometimes it sweeps you gently along and sometimes the rapids come out of nowhere.     

Emma Smith

Life is like an onion; you peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep.     

Carl Sandburg

Character is like a tree and reputation its shadow. The shadow is what we think it is and the tree is the real thing.     

Abraham Lincoln

Humans are so much like bubbles. Vivid and pretty to look at, But prick them once and they burst.     

Anonymous

A mind is like a parachute. It doesn't work if it is not open.     

Frank Zappa