When someone is unaware of a threat, it is said that they are “snakes in the grass.”
The phrase may also be used to describe any circumstance in which a person is unaware of their surroundings.
If you are strolling through the grass, you need to be careful since you can tread on a snake and get bitten.
Snake in the Grass Quotes
A snake in the grass is deadlier than a lion in a tree. ~ Matshona Dhliwayo.
Life feels like a game of Snakes and Ladders, but without any ladders. ~ David Moody.
I’m a tiger when I want love, but I’m a snake if we disagree. ~ Jethro Tull.
The snake which cannot cast its skin has to die. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche.
The hearings are just like a snake about to devour people. ~ Pat Nixon.
I’m telling you – guys like Gavin, they’re real snakes in the grass. ~ Heather Demetrios.
Description needs to slide into a story like a snake through grass – silently, almost invisibly, without calling attention to itself. It should enrich every story moment without slowing the action. ~ Marion Dane Bauer.
Best Snake in the Grass Quotes
Every great story seems to begin with a snake. ~ Nicolas Cage.
I have no fear of losing my life – if I have to save a koala or a crocodile or a kangaroo or a snake, mate, I will save it. ~ Steve Irwin.
The world of men is dreaming, it has gone mad in its sleep, and a snake is strangling it, but it can’t wake up. ~ D. H. Lawrence.
Even if a snake is not poisonous, it should pretend to be venomous. ~ Chanakya.
He that has been bitten by a snake is afraid of a rope. ~ Edward Albee.
If you don’t put your crew on your album, you’re a snake. ~ Skepta.
You can’t play a guy who’s just a snake, because what do you draw on? ~ J. K. Simmons.
If I could send myself a bunch of snake emojis, I probably would. ~ Alaska.
Top Snake in the Grass Quotes
Actually, I have this random fear, and it’s of bees and wasps. Bees and wasps actually scare me just a little bit. I’d rather have a snake or a crocodile, yes… I appreciate them, and I love them, but I have a slight fear. ~ Bindi Irwin.
Snakes hide in grass, people behind their lies. ~ Nopain.
Death consists, indeed, in a repeated process of unrobing, or unsheathing. The immortal part of man shakes off from itself, one after the other, its outer casings, and – as the snake from its skin, the butterfly from its chrysalis – emerges from one after another, passing into a higher state of consciousness. ~ Annie Besant.
In social matters, pointless conventions are not merely the bee sting of etiquette, but the snake bite of moral order. ~ Florence King.
Famous Snake in the Grass Quotes
If there is a snake in the grass, you have to set the field on fire to draw it out. ~ Matshona Dhliwayo.
There’s a snake hidden in the grass. ~ Virgil.
Everything that I’m saying You can say it just as good. ~ Bob Dylan.
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.
I always wanted to be a snake. Every time I saw a snake on TV. I’d always say ‘Why not me?’ ~ Dane Cook.
You can’t talk of the dangers of snake poisoning and not mention snakes. ~ C. Everett Koop.
Even snakes are afraid of snakes. ~ Steven Wright.
The Snake in the fence is now inside the lungi. ~ Sidin Vadukut.
In Haydn’s oratorios, the notes present to the imagination not only motions, as, of the snake, the stag, and the elephant, but colors also; as the green grass. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Popular Snake in the Grass Quotes
To the unspoiled, even a snake bite is a loving kiss. But to the spoiled even a loving kiss is a snake bite. ~ Mikhail Naimy.
Truth is as straight as an arrow, while a lie swivels like a snake. ~ Suzy Kassem.
Americans are the great Satan, the wounded snake. ~ Ruhollah Khomeini.
The snake will always bite back. ~ Jake Roberts.
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.
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.
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.
Make sure you cut the grass low so the snakes show. ~ Banky W.
Never in my wildest dreams did I think I would look people in the face and be like, ‘Your snake cake’s not good.’ ~ Nicole Byer.
The hardest thing about my job isn’t the snake bites or the crocodiles, it’s being away from my children. I have a really religious satellite phone call every day back to the boys, wherever we are, whatever time zone, to say goodnight. ~ Bear Grylls.
When you’re a snake charmer, you’re gonna get bit. ~ LaVar Ball.
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