The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you're still a rat.
I will not join the rat race because I'm not a rat. And I will not blindly follow a specific faith because I'm not a bat. The only race I'll take part in is for humans being humane. It's called the human race, and sadly it's got the least participants.
Time really is one big continuous cloth, no? We habitually cut out pieces of time to fit us, so we tend to fool ourselves into thinking that time is our size, but it really goes on and on.
Grooming oneself with all the crazed compulsion of an under-exercised lab rat in order to hook a rich man and obtain a lush lifestyle makes a certain (albeit seedy) sense.
He and I were about as compatible as a rat and a boa constrictor.
The clever cat eats cheese and breathes down rat holes with baited breath.
It would be ugly to watch people poking sticks at a caged rat. It is uglier still to watch rats poking sticks at a caged person.
Once I left out what I then considered my best line because there was a suspected column rat in the house.
Fate is not an eagle, it creeps like a rat.
I was so enthralled watching 'Guys and Dolls' and learning about the Rat Pack.
By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.
I have one chocolate Lab named Jasmine. I also had a rat named Sky.
A squirrel is just a rat with a cuter outfit!
I am a recovering rat racer.
I wouldn't mind the rat race - if the rats would lose once in a while.
It was at one of the parties at our house that The Rat Pack got started.
I loved to party with the Rat Pack; they were so much fun.
The Rat Pack was the piece that really kicked me out of that little funk that I was in and then Ted called me up and asked me if I wanted to be the dad in Blow.
I am not in a hurry to be number one. I don't want to be in the rat race in that sense.
I didn't miss the rat race, but I kinda missed the rats.