Nothing like poetry when you lie awake at night. It keeps the old brain limber. It washes away the mud and sand that keeps on blocking up the bends. Like waves to make the pebbles dance on my old floors. And turn them into rubies and jacinths; or at any rate, good imitations.
Whenever you should doubt your self-worth, remember the lotus flower. Even though it plunges to life from beneath the mud, it does not allow the dirt that surrounds it to affect its growth or beauty.
I draw from the well what I like. The well has both mud and water.
Just as it takes time for the mud in muddy water to settle, meditation only yields fruit if it is practiced regularly for a long time.
If the farmer is rich, then so is the nation.
A farmer is a magician who produces money from the mud.
To a farmer dirt is not a waste, it is wealth.
My first acting gig was a skit for Jay Leno on 'The Tonight Show.' It was this Barbie commercial where I got to pour mud all over Barbie dolls and watch the heads pop off. It was so exciting, a lot of fun.
There is an eagle in me that wants to soar, and there is a hippopotamus in me that wants to wallow in the mud.
I made all my generals out of mud.
The wussiest thing a guy can do is drive a clean truck. Dents, scratches and mud - that's manly.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
They teach anything in universities today. You can major in mud pies.
War has rules, mud wrestling has rules - politics has no rules.
The Devil is like a strainer that separates the mud from the gold.
I could have ended the war in a month. I could have made North Vietnam look like a mud puddle.
When you reach for the stars you may not quite get one, but you won't come up with a handful of mud either.
We sit in the mud... and reach for the stars.
I like my women to be feminine, not sliding into tackles and covered in mud.
The 'Jamestown' set was so convincing. It had been raining for a few days before we started filming, and when we turned up, we were knee-high in mud. There were pigs and goats everywhere, too, which meant the whole place smelled pretty ripe. It definitely helped us enter the 'Jamestown' world immediately.