Mouse Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old mouse quotes, mouse sayings, and mouse proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

One for the mouse, one for the crow, one to rot, one to grow. Anonymous
The best-laid plans of mice and comedians usually wind up on the cutting-room floor. Jon Stewart
A mouse is small and can go unnoticed: but there is no limit to what a brave heart and a fearless spirit can achieve. Brian Jacques
The mouse that always trusts to one poor hol can never be a mouse of any soul. Alexander Pope
A mouse can be just as dangerous as a bullet or a bomb. Lamar S Smith
If a rat is a good model for your emotional life, you're in big trouble. Robert M. Sapolsky
A mouse who wishes to fool the cat doesn't simply scamper out of its hole whenever it feels the slightest urge. Arthur Golden
Mice are very difficult to do front on, but they have nicely human little hands and feet, and whiskers and tails are great for expressing emotion. Helen Craig
Rodents can come across as being quite vacant in the personality stakes. Julian Clary
A mouse never entrusts his life to only one hole. Plautus
The rats we met the size of small dogs and they watched us go by like they'd figured out that what People were for was feeding rats. Sarah Monette
The mouse that always trusts to one poor hole can never be a mouse of any soul. Alexander Pope
A little mouse of thought appears in the room, and even the mightiest potentates are thrown into panic. They make frantic efforts to bar our thoughts and words; they are afraid of the workings of the human mind. Winston Churchill
The mouse that hath but one hole is quickly taken. George Herbert
Only a rat can win a rat race. Michael Franti
The mouse is a fair treat but this one would talk the hind legs off a donkey. C S Lewis
Rats and roaches live by competition under the laws of supply and demand; it is the privilege of human beings to live under the laws of justice and mercy. Wendell Berry
If one mouse is a spark then ten thousand are a conflagration. Carmen Agra Deedy
The history of using mice to stand in for humans in medical experiments is replete with failures. Gary Wolf
With the exception of certain rodents, no other vertebrate except Homo sapiens habitually destroys members of his own species. Anthony Storr
The mice which helplessly find themselves between the cats teeth acquire no merit from their enforced sacrifice. Mahatma Gandhi
A rat in a maze is free to go anywhere, as long as it stays inside the maze. Margaret Atwood
Mice are terribly chatty. They will chat about anything, and if there is nothing to chat about, they will chat about having nothing to chat about. Compared to mice, robins are reserved. Robin McKinley
Mice deficient in this protein, called p11, display depression-like behaviors, while those with sufficient amounts behave as if they have been treated with antidepressants. Paul Greengard