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maritalbliss at 5:58PM, May 29, 2007
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Random Quotes about Spiders.
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Written laws are like spiders' webs, and will, like them, only entangle and hold the poor and weak, while the rich and powerful will easily break through them.

—Anacharsis

I've also seen this version:

“Written laws are like spider's webs; they will catch, it is true, the weak and the poor, but would be torn in pieces by the rich and powerful.”

—Anacharsis
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maritalbliss at 6:00PM, May 29, 2007
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A pretty little collection of weaknesses and a terror of spiders are our indispensable stock-in-trade with the men.

—Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
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maritalbliss at 6:01PM, May 29, 2007
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There's a lot to do when you're a kid - spiders to catch, girls to poke in the eye - stuff to be getting on with.

—Alan Davies
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maritalbliss at 6:03PM, May 29, 2007
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“The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship.”

—William Blake, (YES! William Blake!)
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maritalbliss at 6:05PM, May 29, 2007
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“The means to gain happiness is to throw out from oneself like a spider in all directions an adhesive web of love, and to catch in it all that comes.”

—Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
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maritalbliss at 6:06PM, May 29, 2007
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“When spider webs unite, they can tie up a lion.”

—Ethiopian Proverb
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maritalbliss at 6:07PM, May 29, 2007
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Laws: We know what they are, and what they are worth! They are spider webs for the rich and mighty, steel chains for the poor and weak, fishing nets in the hands of the government.

—Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
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Our souls sit close and silently within, And their own webs from their own entrails spin; And when eyes meet far off, our sense is such, That, spider-like, we feel the tenderest touch.

—John Dryden
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maritalbliss at 6:08PM, May 29, 2007
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“I have drunk, and seen the spider.”

—William Shakespeare
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maritalbliss at 6:11PM, May 29, 2007
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“In the spider-web of facts, many a truth is strangled.”

—Paul Eldridge
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maritalbliss at 6:11PM, May 29, 2007
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Experience is never limited, and it is never complete; it is an immense sensibility, a kind of huge spider-web of the finest silken threads suspended in the chamber of consciousness, and catching every air-borne particle in its tissue.

—Henry James
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maritalbliss at 6:12PM, May 29, 2007
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“Fiction is like a spider's web, attached ever so lightly perhaps, but still attached to life at all four corners. Often the attachment is scarcely perceptible.”

—Virginia Woolf
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maritalbliss at 6:13PM, May 29, 2007
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“The spider's touch, how exquisitely fine! Feels at each thread, and lives along the line.”

—Alexander Pope

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maritalbliss at 6:14PM, May 29, 2007
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“Whose hope shall be cut off, and whose trust shall be a spider's web. (Job 8:14)”

—The Bible
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maritalbliss at 6:15PM, May 29, 2007
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“Touch but a cobweb in Westminster Hall, and the old spider of the law is out upon you with all his vermin at his heels.”

—Henry Fox
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maritalbliss at 6:16PM, May 29, 2007
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“It appears to me that almost any man may like the spider spin from his own inwards his own airy citadel.”

—John Keats
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maritalbliss at 6:16PM, May 29, 2007
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“Any act often repeated soon forms a habit; and habit allowed, steady gains in strength, At first it may be but as a spider's web, easily broken through, but if not resisted it soon binds us with chains of steel.”

—Tryon Edwards
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maritalbliss at 6:18PM, May 29, 2007
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“The difference between utility and utility plus beauty is the difference between telephone wires and the spider web.”

— Edwin Way Teale
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maritalbliss at 6:20PM, May 29, 2007
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“With great power comes great responsibility.”

Spider Man's mantra.
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