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.
Smells - Smelling Quotes
Celine Dion has come out with a perfume. Now there are two ways to spoil a perfectly good elevator ride.
Quoth Hudibras, I smell a rat; Ralpho, thou dost prevaricate.
Generally, your taste sensation is overwhelmed by the smell sensation, to the extent that the taste sensation is almost imperceptible.
The past is the only dead thing that smells sweet.
Earth just doens’t smell like home. However good a road it is, however, good a motel it is, however a good training camp it is, it is not home. Heaven is.
The sanitary and mechanical age we are now entering makes up for the mercy it grants to our sense of smell by the ferocity with which it assails our sense of hearing.
Americans have an ambivalent attitude towards smells, evident in the fact that the very word “smell” has a negative connotation. We prefer aroma, which sounds romantic, or scents, which sounds useful and decorative. Aromas and scents mask smells, smother smells, replace them. “Aroma” conjures up warm fresh bread; “Scents” brings to mind curtains waving in […]
Be scared. You can’t help that. But don’t be afraid. Ain’t nothing in the woods going to hurt you unless you corner it, or it smells that you are afraid. A bear or a deer, too, has got to be scared of a coward the same as a brave man got to be.
Smell is the most evocative of the senses, the one most closely tied to memory, but it’s taken for granted in most instances and suppressed in others. When we plug in an air-freshener or spray something in a room, it’s not so much because we want to experience an aroma – it’s because we want […]