Metaphor quotes

Welcome to our collection of Metaphor quotes! Metaphors are powerful literary devices that add depth and meaning to our language. They allow us to express complex ideas and emotions by drawing unexpected connections between different objects or concepts. Whether you're a lover of poetry, literature, or simply intrigued by the beauty of language, you're sure to find inspiration in these carefully curated metaphoric expressions.

Within this category, you will discover a rich tapestry of metaphors that span across various aspects of life. From love and relationships to nature, art, and even everyday experiences, metaphors have the ability to captivate our imaginations and provoke deeper contemplation. As you explore these quotes, be prepared to encounter vivid imagery, creative comparisons, and thought-provoking insights that will expand your perception of the world around you.

Our diverse collection of metaphors showcases the talent and creativity of writers, poets, philosophers, and thinkers throughout history. These quotes offer a glimpse into the vast potential of language to evoke emotions, challenge ideas, and inspire change. Whether you're seeking a fresh perspective or simply looking to marvel at the beauty of words, we invite you to delve into the profound world of metaphoric expressions through these carefully selected quotes.

So, take some time to immerse yourself in the realm of metaphors and let your imagination soar. Let these quotes serve as a reminder of the power of figurative language to illuminate the human experience and ignite our innermost thoughts and emotions. Enjoy your journey through the enchanting world of metaphors!

If I'm writing, I'll say something metaphorical or approximate, whereas scientists are very precise.
There's no need to build a labyrinth when the entire universe is one.
I dreamt -- marvellous error! -- that I had a beehive here inside my heart. And the golden bees were making white combs and sweet honey from my old failures.
Timothy Leary
Timothy Leary
American psychologist and author
Science is all metaphor.
Aisha Tyler
Aisha Tyler
American actress, comedian, director, and talk show host
Marriage isn't a carnival ride.
Craig Stone
Craig Stone
English footballer
Some days I am the flower beneath the machine. And the machine rolls slowly on, blocking the sun, without a care for what it tramples beneath.
Like a flame is real enough, isn't it, while it's burning?-even if there's a time it goes out?
Censorship is the mother of metaphor.
... such speculation is like staring into the hot white sun. you know the sun is there but you can't see a thing.
The Falklands thing was a fight between two bald men over a comb.
I can entertain the proposition that life is a metaphor for boxing--for one of those bouts that go on and on, round following round, jabs, missed punches, clinches, nothing determined, again the bell and again and you and your opponent so evenly matched it's impossible not to see that your opponent is you.... Life is like boxing in many unsettling respects. But boxing is only like boxing.
A man sets out to draw the world. As the years go by, he peoples a space with images of provinces, kingdoms, mountains, bays, ships, islands, fishes, rooms, instruments, stars, horses, and individuals. A short time before he dies, he discovers that the patient labyrinth of lines traces the lineaments of his own face.