It's just that romance, with its dips and turns and glooms and highs, its swoops and swoons and blues, is a natural metaphor for music itself
The dictionary contains no metaphors.
I don't look for things to see how they function as metaphors. . . . You can't photograph the sublime. You can only traffic in the specific and its relationship to the symbolic.
I’ll always marvel at the liveliness of southern speech-so full of metaphor and hyperbole, quirks and vividness.
It is by metaphor that language grows.
The voice within is what I'm married to. All marriage is a metaphor for that marriage. My lover is the place inside me where an honest yes and no come from. That's my true partner. It's always there. And to tell you yes when my integrity says no is to divorce that partner.
You live for pretentious metaphors.
There are few things as toxic as a bad metaphor. You can't think without metaphors.
The system metaphor is a story that everyone--customers, programmers, and managers--can tell about how the system works.
50 Cent is a metaphor for "change". But originally it was a gangster from Fort Greene Projects named 50 Cent and I took the name when he passed and because he's not active, I thought it'd be cool to take it.
I started to think of Grace of Monaco as a metaphor for women in general.
You have to put your own oxygen mask before you put on others. . . It's a good metaphor for parenting
The metaphor is the story, not the character.
Censorship is the mother of metaphor.
I had then and still retain an interest in science for its own sake and as a metaphor for our current lives.
The greatest thing by far is to have a command of metaphor. This alone cannot be imparted by another; it is the mark of genius, for to make good metaphors implies an eye for resemblances.
You know what’s a great metaphor for love? Sleeping beauty. Because you have to plow through this incredible thicket of thorns in order to get to beauty, and even then, when you get there, you still have to wake her up. — Tiny Cooper
The metaphor is~ an origin, the origin of an image which acts directly, immediately.
The movie is a metaphor for the power of delusional hype--a metaphor for itself.
Photographs offer more than decisive moments. They are not alone, they add and subtract and change with time. They are metaphors for our lives. . . Even a static photograph can change in the blink of a day or decade.
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