2. “Two conspirators with a frog, following the line of a whiffletree.” – Witold Gombrowicz

3. “We are born princes and the civilizing process makes us frogs.” – Eric Berne

4. “If you want to travel the Way of Buddhas and , then expect nothing, seek nothing, and grasp nothing.” – Dōgen Zenji

5. “If frogs had side pockets, they’d carry handguns.” – Dan Rather

6. “He wondered what kind of life it would be, having to keep swimming all the time to stay exactly in the same place. Pretty similar to his own, he decided.” – Terry Pratchett

7. “Don’t be a fish; be a frog. Swim in the water and jump when you hit the ground.” – Kim Young-Ha

8. “You cannot eat every tadpole and frog in the pond, but you can eat the biggest and ugliest one, and that will be enough, at least for the time being.” –

9. “It wasn’t a kiss that changed the frog, but the fact that a young girl looked beneath warts and slime and believed she saw a prince. So he became one.” – Richelle E. Goodrich

10. “A frog in the mud is happier than a man because he has no ambition to reach the stars!” – Mehmet Murat İldan

11. “There are a lot of things that we could do to minimize what we’re doing, but we’re not getting back those frogs that I saw that no longer exist.” – Elizabeth Kolbert

12. “‘If you have to eat two frogs, eat the ugliest one first.’ This is another way of saying that if you have two important tasks before you, start with the biggest, hardest, and most important task first.” – Brian Tracy

13. “Even a frog would bite if it had teeth.” – Irish Proverb

14. “There is no way I am kissing a frog and eating a bug on the same day.” – Tiana

15. “If you can’t be a frog, marry a prince.” – Loesje

16. “That is the way it is done, the way it has always been done. Frogs have every right to expect it will always be done that way.” – John Steinback

17. “There is no place in a city that can’t be better. There is no toad that can’t be a princess, no frog that can’t become a prince.” – Jaime Lerner

18. “Frog who wants to be a king of the lake by terrorizing other frogs is not a frog but a scorpion or a snake!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

19. “The frog does not run in the daytime for nothing.” – Igbo

​​20. “Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog—few people are interested, and the frog dies of it.” – E.B. White

21. “Theories pass. The frog remains.” – Jean Rostand

22. “If you are a mouse don’t follow frogs.” – Italian Proverb

23. “If a frog becomes a king, he will make the whole kingdom muddy!” – Mehmet Murat İldan

24. “The toad and the frog kind of split up the vote and allowed the salamander to slip in.” – Pat Quinn

25. “Amphibians—the word comes from the Greek meaning ‘double life.’” – Elizabeth Kolbert

26. “You can’t tell by the look of a frog how far they’ll jump.” – Paul Doiron

27. “At this point in our cultural history, we are becoming like the tadpoles of a new kind of humanity. It remains to be seen if one day we will become frogs.” – Robert Pogue Harrison

28. “I’d rather be ignored as a frog than eaten as a human.” – E.D. Baker

29. “Like a frog, the aphorist waits for something to fly by that he can catch with his tongue.” – Mason Cooley

30. “If it’s your job to eat a frog, it’s best to do it first thing in the morning. And if it’s your job to eat two frogs, it’s best to eat the biggest one first.” –

31. “Never try to catch two frogs with one hand.” – Chinese Proverb

32. “If you were called , never end up hopping like the frog. Rise up for greatness.” – Israelmore Ayivor

33. “Though you seat the frog on a golden stool, he’ll soon jump off again into the pool.” – German Proverb

34. “The hasty hand catches frogs for fish.” – Arab Proverb

35. “Eat a live frog first thing in the morning and nothing worse will happen to you the rest of the day.” – Mark Twain

36. “These days, when you kiss a prince, you often run the risk of turning him into a frog. But don’t let the ogres in shining armor get you down. There is no need for distress—you don’t want to be anyone’s damsel anyway. Simply remind yourself that you are busy racking up those ‘frequent failure points’ that will eventually pay for an all expenses paid trip to Mr. Right.” – Anthon St. Maarten

37. “Kiss a frog with your eyes wide open. If he turns into a prince, you won’t miss the transformation. But if he doesn’t, you won’t be fooled by some wishful illusion in your head.” – Richelle E. Goodrich

38. “The frog croaks loud, and maidens dare not pass but fear the noisome toad and shun the grass.” – John Clare

39. “I wish you were a frog. You could change with just a kiss to brace, you will make me toad I could fill pails with tears.” – Deci Hernandez

40. “You can keep your willpower, frog. I am going home to bake a cake.” – Arnold Lobel

41. “I’d kiss a frog even if there was no promise of a Prince Charming popping out of it. I love frogs.” – Cameron Diaz

42. “Don’t be impatient with me. Bear in mind that I hop around among all of you big beasts like a harmless and helpless frog who is afraid of being squashed.” – Paul Ehrenfest

43. “The pike does not ask the frog’s permission before dining.” – Robert Jordan

43. “It’s not easy being green.” – Kermit The Frog

45. “I’d like to know how to catch a girl. I’ve caught frogs, I’ve caught snakes, earthworms.” – Sam The Sham

46. “I’m not a diva. I’m a tadpole trying to be a frog.” – Toni Braxton

47. “I felt like a toilet frog during the last three decades of the preceding century.” – Frans De Waal

48. “I enjoy music—lots of different types of music. So, I wanted to go with some kind of musical frog.” – Andrea Cooper

49. “Men look like frogs to me. No matter how you kiss ’em, as far as I’m concerned, frogs are what they say.” –

50. “No frogs can sing as well as Polish ones.” – Adam Mickiewicz

51. “Nights can never be real and enjoyable without the croaking of frogs and the chirping of crickets.” – Michael Bassey Johnson

52. “Frogs have it made—they get to eat what bugs them.” – Anonymous

53. “Be kind and tender to the frog and do not call him names.” – Hilaire Belloc

54. “The frog is justly sensitive to epithets like these. No animal will more repay a treatment kind and fair.” – Hilaire Belloc

55. “Well, the frogmen finally got Rosie.” – Art Donovan

56. “Everybody loves listening to frog calls.” – Charles Carson

57. “Frog—a reptile with edible legs.” – Ambrose Bierce

58. “A frog in a well-shaft seeing the sky.” – Chinese Proverb

59. “I spent six hours becoming one with a shrubbery last night. There were three cloudbursts and a rain of small and very confused frogs.” – Charles Stross

60. “Three women, three geese, and three frogs make a fair.” – German Proverb

61. “I’ve heard that people stand in bad situations because a relationship like that gets turned up by degrees. It is said that a frog will jump out of a pot of boiling water. Place him in a pot and turn it up a little at a time, and he will stay until he is boiled to death. Us frogs understand this.” – Dave Caletti

62. “Leap frog , then leap back home to me!” – Lauren Thompson

63. “Some women have kissed—and some are kissing—a lot of frogs, even though the very first man that they have each kissed was and is still a prince.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

64. “No one today can credibly claim to know how the future will turn out. I have been told that while all frogs begin their lives as tadpoles, not all tadpoles become frogs. It seems that in certain artificially controlled environments—and who will deny that our environments are increasingly artificial—some will remain tadpoles their entire lives.” – Robert Pogue Harrison

65. “The tadpole poet will never grow into anything bigger than a frog.” – Algernon Charles Swinburne

66. “When they speak, dead frogs fall out of their mouths.” – David Hare

67. “If we can discover the meaning in the trilling of a frog, perhaps we may understand why it is for us not merely noise but a song of poetry and emotion.” – Adrian Forsyth

68. “A fast tongue is a sign of a slow brain.” – Abu Fennek

69. “When the master is absent, the frogs hop into the house.” – Buganda Proverb

70. “We think too small, like the frog at the bottom of the well. He thinks the sky is only as big as the top of the well. If he surfaced, he would have an entirely different view.” – Mao Zedong

71. “Learning how not to do things is as hard as learning how to do them. Harder, maybe. There’d be a sight more frogs in this world if I didn’t know how not to turn people into them. And big pink balloons, too.” – Terry Pratchett

72. “He has no faith in principles, only in frogs.” – Ivan Turgenev

73. “Bull father frog was on the log while many a little fellow around the pool. Upon his stool sat learning how to bellow.” – John Bannister Tabb

74. “A huge frog and I, staring at each other, neither of us moves.” – Kobayashi Issa

75. “The disappearance of the frog—as you know, the frog is dying worldwide—I don’t think that has had any political repercussions other than the fact that that is happening.” – Frederick Seitz

76. “It is at courts as it is in ponds; some fish, some frogs.” – English Proverb

77. “The frog started to loosen last week and shed during the gallop.” – Richard Mandella

78. “I like snakes. I like . There’s nothing on earth I don’t like. Frogs. Salamanders. The bunnies, the giraffes, the hippopotamuses.” – Ted Turner

79. “Coraline also explored animals. She found a hedgehog, and a , but no snake, and a rock that looked just like a frog, and a toad that looked just like a rock.” – Neil Gaiman

80. “Frog in a little pond can be much happier than fish in a vast ocean!” – Mehmet Murat İldan

81. “An old frog lived in a dismal swamp, in a dismal kind of way. And all that he did, whatever befell was to croak the livelong day. Croak, croak, croak. When darkness filled the air and croak, croak, croak, when the skies were bright and fair.” – Horatio Alger Jr.

82. “The best thing that the frog could do was to gleefully skip around; croak discordantly to pollute the mystical ambience around.” – Nikhil Parekh

83. “The frog, by nature, is both damp and cold. Her mouth is large, her belly much will hold. She sits somewhat ascending, loves to be croaking in gardens, though unpleasantly.” – John Bunyan

84. “If you’re in California and it’s raining, stay home, because nobody can drive in the rain. It’s like it’s raining frogs. They’re terrified.” – Adam Ferrara

85. “We praise like frogs, swear like frogs, turn midgets into heroes, and heroes into scum. We never stop and think.” – Nizar Qabbani

86. “I like frogs. I am not crazy about their legs in a buffet, but I like their casual approach to life.” – Sandi Toksvig

87. “What is ? In the deepest sense, magic is an experience. It’s the experience of finding oneself alive within a world that is itself alive. It is the experience of contact and communication between oneself and something that is profoundly different from weaving its web.” – David Abram

88. “In fairy tales, the princesses kiss the frogs, and the frogs become princes. In real life, the princesses kiss princes, and the princes turn into frogs.” –

89. “Though boys throw stones at frogs in sport, the frogs do not die in sport, but in earnest.” – Bion of Borysthenes

90. “I suppose frogs pay no attention to being frogs. They take it for granted. What interests a frog are differences among frogs. From our point of view, they are more or less the same, from their point of view they are all radically different.” – Noam Chomsky

91. “I cleared my throat— it isn’t frogs you get in your throat; it’s memories.” – Martha Grimes

92. “One of the big questions in the climate change debate—are humans any smarter than frogs in a pot? If you put a frog in a pot and slowly turn up the heat, it won’t jump out. Instead, it will enjoy the nice warm bath until it is cooked to death. We humans seem to be doing pretty much the same thing.” – Jeff Goodell

93. “If you’re going to have to swallow a frog, you don’t want to have to look at that sucker too long!” –

94. “Truth, which is important to a scholar, has to be concrete. And there is nothing more concrete than dealing with babies, burps and bottles, frogs and mud.” – Jeane Kirkpatrick

95. “Where there are no swamps, there are no frogs.” – German Proverb

96. “I liked the name Frog Brigade because it lent itself to a lot of cool imagery with the whole frog thing.” – Les Claypool

97. “Eye of newt, and toe of frog, wool of bat, and tongue of dog. Adder’s fork, and blind worm’s sting, ;lizard’s leg, and owlet’s wing. For a charm of powerful trouble, like a hell-broth boil and bubble.” –

98. “Sometimes, you have to kiss a lot of frogs before you find your prince.” – Bianca Frazier

99. “And I kissed a lot of frogs as well, but no, I kissed a lot of frogs and now I’ve found my prince.” – Joan Collins

100. “Life isn’t all fricasseed frogs and eel pie.” – C.S. Lewis

101. “Height of bad luck will be when I will dare to kiss a prince and he will turn into a frog.” – Upasana Banerjee

102. “Whatever sense of professional competence we feel in adult life is less the sum of accomplishment than the absence of impossibility. It’s really our relief at no longer having to do things we were never good at doing in the first place—relief at never again having to dissect a frog or memorize the periodic table.” – Adam Gopnik

103. “A sliver of the moon lost in the belly of a golden frog.” – Carl Sandburg

104. “A frog in a well does not know the great sea.” – Chris Bradford

105. “My used to call me ‘The Little Frog,’ because whenever they asked how I knew something, I’d say ‘read it,’ which sounds a bit like a frog croak.” – Talulah Riley

106. “Joe Schmidt—he couldn’t motivate a frog.” – Howard Cosell

107. “I think, looking back to my own childhood, the fact that so many of the stories I read allowed the possibility of frogs turning into princes, whether that has a sort of insidious effect on rationality, I’m not sure. Perhaps it’s something for research.” – Richard Dawkins

108. “I want you to begin keeping a calendar of who you see and when—the first day each year you see buttercups, the first day frogs start singing, the last day you see robins in the fall, the first day for grasshoppers. In short, I want you to pay attention.” – Derrick Jensen

109. “Style is like a frog—you can dissect the thing, but it somehow dies in the process.” – Arthur Quinn

110. “If frogs could fly, well, we’d still be in this mess, but wouldn’t it be neat?” – Drew Carey

111. “Kissing the frog to get the prince is a waste of a perfectly good frog.” – Jim Benton

112. “The man was the finest preacher. He could make a frog stand up straight and get happy with Jesus.” – James McBride

113. “Time can do all sorts of things. It’s almost like a magician. It can turn autumn into spring and babies into children, seeds into flowers and tadpoles into frogs, caterpillars into cocoons, and cocoons into butterflies. And life into death. There’s nothing that time can’t do, except run backwards. That’s its trouble really, it can only go one way.” – Alex Shearer

114. “There were frogs all right, thousands of them. Their voices beat the night, they boomed and barked and croaked and rattled. They sang to the stars, to the waning moon, to the waving grasses. They bellowed long songs and challenges.” –

115. “Did you hear about the frog that double parked? He was toad away?” – Anonymous

116. “I have four dogs, four horses, , and a bunch of wild frogs.” – Daryl Hannah

117. “I’m finer than frog hair split four ways.” – Anonymous

118. “I and fireflies, but not frogs.” – Anne Sexton

119. “Floating in this cosmic jacuzzi, we are all like frogs oblivious to the water starting to boil. No one flinches. We all float face-down.” – Brandon Boyd

120. “When we have our frog jumping contests, we have to import frogs.” – Delphine Palmer

121. “When I was really young, I used to collect frog spawn. I made a pond out of an old sink and I loved to spend hours watching the frogs grow.” – Beth Orton

122. “I think that for me, growing up, my dad was in the Navy; we went all over the world. I love things the weirder the better. The idea that I could eat things like snails or frogs legs or things like that was mind-blowingly cool.” – Graham Elliot

123. “When I drove for British teams, they called me ‘The Tadpole’ because I was too small to be a frog.” – Alan Prost

124. “Too hard for any frog’s digestion, to have his frog hood call’d in question!” – Christopher Smart

125. “More fun than a frog in a glass of milk.” – Bob Weir

126. “Three million frogs’ legs are served in Paris daily. Nobody knows what became of the rest of the frogs.” – Fred Allen

127. “Frog catching is the most fun a human being can have while on this earth.” – Jase Robertson

128. “I have tried being surreal, but my frogs hop right back into their realistic ponds.” – Mason Cooley


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