Germs Quotes by Joseph Joubert, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Gerald Massey, John Muir, Leigh Newman, Freeman Dyson and many others.
When we get there, if we don’t find
any life on Mars
, from that point
on there will be life on Mars because we’ll bring
it there, whether
it’s germs and leftover urine bags
Growth itself contains
the germ of happiness.
of Zenger in 1735 was the germ of American
freedom, the morning
star of that liberty
which subsequently revolutionized America.
I think we all have the germ of every other person inside
The “germ,” wherever
gathered, has ever been for me, “the germ of a story,” and most of the stories
strained to shape
under my hand
from a single small seed, a seed as remote and windblown as a casual hint
How are the germs made into a ring? By adding and multiplying
I’m a big
; most people are.
An idea is like a cold germ: sooner
someone always catches it.
I think if I weren’t so squeamish, I would have been some sort of forensic analyst
. And I can’t do anything
with a microscope, because then I start thinking
about the world of germs around us.
Dead men may envy
living mites in cheese
Or good germs even. Microbes
have their joys
And subdivide, and never come to death.
The terrain is everything; the germ is nothing.
Are partly primal
germs of things, and partly
deriving from the primal germs.