„I smell like vitamin C, rose-oil and old smelly socks.“

—  Flea

Quoted from the 'Off The Map' Dvd (2001)

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"Every old sock meets an old shoe"
Isn't that a great saying?“

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„Our wasted oil unprofitably burns,
Like hidden lamps in old sepulchral urns.“

—  William Cowper (1731–1800) English poet and hymnodist 1731 - 1800

Fonte: Conversation (1782), Line 357.

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General sources
Contexto: Who and from where are you Dionysus?
Since by the true Bacchus,
I do not recognize you; I know only the son of Zeus.
While he smells like nectar, you smell like a goat.
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„An idealist is one who, on noticing that a rose smells better than a cabbage, concludes that it is also more nourishing.“

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"A Few Pages of Notes," http://books.google.com/books?id=hXVHAAAAYAAJ&q=%22An+idealist+is+one+who+on+noticing+that+a+rose+smells+better+than+a+cabbage+concludes+that+it+is+also+more+nourishing%22&pg=PA435#v=onepage The Smart Set (January 1915); later published in A Little Book in C Major http://books.google.com/books?id=EAJbAAAAMAAJ&q=%22An+idealist+is+one+who+on+noticing+that+a+rose+smells+better+than+a+cabbage+concludes+that+it+is+also+more+nourishing%22&pg=PA19#v=onepage (1916)
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