Top 73 Snake Quotes

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“One of the first auditions I had in New York was for a commercial where I had to go in and audition to be a snake charmer… It was either some bank commercial or something where they wanted a guy charming a snake… I remember they wanted to know if I actually knew how to snake charm.”

― Aasif Mandvi

“Meditation isn’t snake oil. For some people, meditation might be the most efficient way to reduce stress and cultivate mindfulness. But it isn’t a panacea. If you don’t meditate, there’s no need to stress out about it.”

― Adam Grant

“I play my Xbox and PlayStation at home. Then, when I’m on the road, I’ll bring my Vita with me to play games like ‘Snake Eater.’”

― AJ Lee

“I don’t live in L.A. on purpose because I don’t wanna be immersed in that. I have to have a real life, with real people, in order to inform what I’m doing; otherwise, it just becomes the snake eating its own tail. Vampirism.”

― Alan Arkin

“Edible – good to eat and wholesome to digest, as a worm to a toad, a toad to a snake, a snake to a pig, a pig to a man, and a man to a worm.”

― Ambrose Bierce

“Edible, adj.: Good to eat, and wholesome to digest, as a worm to a toad, a toad to a snake, a snake to a pig, a pig to a man, and a man to a worm.”

― Ambrose Bierce

“I think there’s a point to regulating, because there are snake oil companies.”

― Anne Wojcicki

“My favorite moments? Where it’s all going swimmingly, the sun’s out and I’ve got a fire going and a nice snake on the barbecue.”

― Bear Grylls

“You can’t talk of the dangers of snake poisoning and not mention snakes.”

― C. Everett Koop

“The Snake and Columbia river system is vital to the Pacific Northwest.”

― Cathy McMorris Rodgers

“Even if a snake is not poisonous, it should pretend to be venomous.”

― Chanakya

“Snake Plissken walks in the room, any young actor is going to be a bit speechless.”

― Chris Sullivan

“I always wanted to be a snake. Every time I saw a snake on TV. I’d always say ‘Why not me?’”

― Dane Cook

“I’m embracing new technology to record my songs, and it’s a wonderful way to interact with people who love Whitesnake and help spread the gospel of the ‘Snake, and I’m having fun doing it.”

― David Coverdale

“You never know: the next DJ Snake, the next Skrillex, the next big DJs might wait outside of the club. You gotta give back and listen to the next generation and show some love.”

― DJ Snake

“When I started DJing, because everyone called me ‘Snake’ in my city first, I was like, ‘DJ Snake – OK, let’s go for it.’ The name sucks, but it’s too late now.”

― DJ Snake

“He that has been bitten by a snake is afraid of a rope.”

― Edward Albee

“No, I’m not a student of Snake Eyes, but we trained in the same dojo.”

― Elodie Yung

“I have my tombstone already. A tombstone company in the East gave it to me when I jumped Snake Canyon. My plot is in Montana.”

― Evel Knievel

“In social matters, pointless conventions are not merely the bee sting of etiquette, but the snake bite of moral order.”

― Florence King

“I’m not one of those James Joyce intellectuals who can stand back and look at the whole edifice… It was a slow process for me to just crawl out of it, like a snake leaving his skin behind.”

― Frank McCourt

“I could never date a guy with a pet snake.”

― Genesis Rodriguez

“Owing to ignorance of the rope the rope appears to be a snake; owing to ignorance of the Self the transient state arises of the individualized, limited, phenomenal aspect of the Self.”

― Guru Nanak

“I’m like a snake sleeping on a rock. I won’t bother you unless you poke a stick at me.”

― Harlan Ellison

“Never wound a snake; kill it.”

― Harriet Tubman

“Method is more important than strength, when you wish to control your enemies. By dropping golden beads near a snake, a crow once managed To have a passer-by kill the snake for the beads.”

― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“You can’t play a guy who’s just a snake, because what do you draw on?”

― J. K. Simmons

“The snake will always bite back.”

― Jake Roberts

“I’m still stupid. I still do what I’m not supposed to do. Are you serious? I’m Jake ‘The Snake,’ man. I never claimed to be the sharpest knife in the drawer.”

― Jake Roberts

“The snake kills by squeezing very slowly. This is how the civilized world slowly, slowly pushes into the forest and takes away the world that used to be.”

― James Cameron

“Propaganda is a soft weapon; hold it in your hands too long, and it will move about like a snake, and strike the other way.”

― Jean Anouilh

“I’ve only seen one snake out in the wilderness, not behind glass, and I froze. I literally couldn’t move. So to say I have a fear of snakes would be true.”

― Jeff Nichols

“I go around the country and do a simple gag like, ‘The property ladder is now a snake’ and get a real laugh.”

― Jimmy Carr

“When I was a kid, I wanted to be a pro wrestler. Other kids wanted to be cops and astronauts, but I wanted to be Hulk Hogan, the Ultimate Warrior, ‘Macho Man’ Randy Savage, Brutus ‘The Barber’ Beefcake, and Jake ‘The Snake.’ I wanted to be those guys! I used to tape matches on my trampoline and body-slam my brother.”

― Josh Segarra

“I’m one of those people who snake through the crowd, keep my head low. I’m not looking for attention.”

― Julian Lennon

“In neurotics, worm phobias are usually found as well as snake phobias.”

― Karl Abraham

“Jake ‘The Snake’ Roberts of Stone Mountain, Georgia, was the darkest! I mean, he could’ve been a movie villain, he was so intense! He also had the hardest finishing move of all time, the DDT.”

― Killer Mike

“I’m not about to go out and buy a snake for a pet. I mean, I may have faced a few fears but I’m not insane.”

― Kristin Davis

“Snake has been everything to me. Look at where I was when I started with the company in 1988 and where I’m at now. I mean, he’s shown me just about everything on and off the race track.”

― Larry Dixon

“I had a moment – and I don’t know if it was funny, necessarily, but I realized the effect I could have on people – when I was doing a production of ‘The Little Prince,’ and I played the snake.”

― Lennon Parham

“The first time I showed the tattoo, it was big news in the newspaper: ‘She has a tattoo with a snake.’ It’s not a snake.”

― Li Na

“Self-love for ever creeps out, like a snake, to sting anything which happens to stumble upon it.”

― Lord Byron

“I’m fascinated by the whole concept of snake handling. When you read about the Pentecostal snake handlers, what strikes you the most is their commitment.”

― Lucinda Williams

“I’ve played a ghost, cat, snake. I’ve been funny, sad. I’ve been filmed flying on screen. So why not spend time on something else? I don’t need to accept everything I’m offered.”

― Maggie Cheung

“I grew up in Florida, so every now and then, we’d have a garter snake in the lawn. But I’m not super okay with them.”

― Maulik Pancholy

“My Mother was a very wild Australian woman. When we were in Africa she could kill a snake with one blow from a crow bar, which she kept at the back door.”

― Mem Fox

“Roger became a part of me, and when he went off the deep end and became a mad snake, I felt sorry for him.”

― Michael Zaslow

“Have you ever held a snake? They are so strong. You can see why there are so many myths about them: they are unlike any other creature. It’s extraordinary how that little brain can keep everything moving in different directions.”

― Michelle Paver

“When I first started, you couldn’t mention divorce or death. You couldn’t show smelly socks. You couldn’t show a snake. They took a skunk out of my strip one time.”

― Mort Walker

“Every great story seems to begin with a snake.”

― Nicolas Cage

“I do feel like by buying rats from a pet store, you are saving them because if not, they would get fed to a snake or something.”

― Nikki Reed

“I don’t have any irrational fears. Obviously, if I was walking through the outback, and I saw a snake, I wouldn’t go up and stroke it, but I wouldn’t run screaming from it, either.”

― Ophelia Lovibond

“An indigo snake leaves a lasting impression.”

― Padgett Powell

“Many parks in Florida have information kiosks with colorful enamel signs showing the special flora and fauna in the park. The gopher tortoise, the scrub jay, the indigo snake. At no park with an indigo snake on its kiosk signs could I find an indigo.”

― Padgett Powell

“I never thought, as a kid, that I’d have an action figure, much less an action figure sold in a two-pack with Jake The Snake.”

― Randy Orton

“I was even more of a fan of Jake The Snake than I was of my dad when I was a kid, and that’s because of the snake. Jake used to have his snake, Damien, out in the locker room slithering around the showers. In the locker room, they would actually block off one of the showers just so Damien could roll around, and I’d sit there and watch him.”

― Randy Orton

“The martial arts that I got into was because of Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan, because of all of the animal styles at the time. It was around about the time when Jackie was doing ‘Drunken Master,’ and, like, Snake versus this and that.”

― Ray Park

“My hike up the Snake Path at Masada was mystical. The fog rolled in, enveloping the entire mountain.”

― Richard Edelman

“I’d like to make it very clear that getting bitten by a venomous snake is dumb, clumsy and nothing to be proud of.”

― Romulus Whitaker

“If you see a snake, just kill it – don’t appoint a committee on snakes.”

― Ross Perot

“Americans are the great Satan, the wounded snake.”

― Ruhollah Khomeini

“We’ve gone from the image of India as land of fakirs lying on beds of nails, and snake charmers with the Indian rope trick, to the image of India as a land of mathematical geniuses, computer wizards, software gurus.”

― Shashi Tharoor

“If you don’t put your crew on your album, you’re a snake.”

― Skepta

“One of my friends is Snake from Skid Row.”

― Steve Brown

“You know, you can touch a stick of dynamite, but if you touch a venomous snake it’ll turn around and bite you and kill you so fast it’s not even funny.”

― Steve Irwin

“I’ve probably saved thousands of peoples’ lives with my educational message on snake bites, how to get in around venomous anything.”

― Steve Irwin

“Everybody has ways in which they’ve been lucky in life, and everybody also has ways in which they’ve definitely rolled snake eyes.”

― Tana French

“There’s a snake lurking in the grass.”

― Virgil

“Always carry a flagon of whiskey in case of snakebite and furthermore always carry a small snake.”

― W. C. Fields

“I like to keep a bottle of stimulant handy in case I see a snake, which I also keep handy.”

― W. C. Fields

“I always keep a supply of stimulant handy in case I see a snake, which I also keep handy.”

― W. C. Fields

“I’ve eaten lion, leopard, crocodile, python. I don’t recommend lion. It tastes exactly like when a tomcat comes into your house and sprays. Snake and crocodile are great – a cross between lobster and chicken.”

― Wilbur Smith

“I’m like Loki in Nordic mythology: one day I’ll be a woman and the next day a snake.”

― Yung Lean
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