Smells - Smelling Quotes

Nothing revives the past so completely as a smell that was once associated with it.

Hay smells different to lovers and horses.

Where there is a stink of shit there is a smell of being.

A woman states, “Dr. Johnson, you smell!” Johnson replies, “No, Madam. You smell, I stink!”

The fragrance always stays in the hand that gives the rose.

And the smell of war is pungent On cordite-laden breath.

In the depths of a man’s being there was something that responded with a quack to such perfume. Quack! A sexual reflex that had nothing to do with age or subtlety, wisdom, experience, history, Wissenschaft, Bildung, Wahrheit. In sickness or health there came the old quack-quack at the fragrance of a perfumed, feminine skin.

Smell is a potent wizard that transports us across thousands of miles and all the years we have lived.

Nose, n. The extreme outpost of the face. It has been observed that one’s nose is never so happy as when thrust into the affairs of others, from which some physiologists have drawn the inference that the nose is devoid of the sense of smell.

Celine Dion has come out with a perfume. Now there are two ways to spoil a perfectly good elevator ride.