96+ Best Rhyming Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational rhyming quotes will challenge the way you think, and make your life worth living.

Famous Rhyming Quotes

Taking on a challenge is a lot like riding a horse, isn’t it? If you’re comfortable while you’re doing it, you’re probably doing it wrong.

I have to think that I think it’s always been a horse race between this administration’s temporary political acumen and their completely, utterly, totally bankrupt policies. And they’re coming home to roost. It was always a question of time. These guys aren’t conservative. These guys are radicals.

If that’s a joke, I love it. If not, can’t wait to unpack that with you later.

A friend is like a flower, a rose to be exact, or maybe like a brand new gate that never comes unlatched. 

I always figured that tea was just gonna taste like hot brown water. And you know what? I was right. Yeah, it’s horrible. No, thank you.

You need to be real enough to be believable, but you don’t necessarily have to be real enough to be real. There is a distinction.

Tea is horrible. Absolute garbage water. I don’t know why y’all do that.

I feel a little dizzy, said Orion. But also wonderfully elated. I feel that I am on the verge of finding a rhyme for the word orange.

If you would have told me that I’d be drinking tea at 3 o’clock every day, about a year ago I would have punched you in the mouth.

Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

Be honest with me. It’s a prank, right? The tea? Like when us tourist folks aren’t around, y’all know it tastes like garbage? You don’t love it. It’s pigeon sweat.

A friend is like an owl, both beautiful and wise. Or perhaps a friend is like a ghost, whose spirit never dies 

 On whether or not he believes in ghosts: I do. But more importantly, I think they need to believe in themselves. You know?

Infuse your life with action. Don’t wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. 

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Back where I’m from, you try to end a game in a tie; well, that might as well be the first sign of the apocalypse.

Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs, honor your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happen yourself, right now, right down here on Earth.

A friend is like a heart that goes strong until the end. Where would we be in this world if we didn’t have a friend?

On famous soccer players: You got Ronaldo and the fellow who bends it like himself.

We’re gonna call this drill ‘The Exorcist’ ’cause it’s all about controlling possession.

When you act, you’re always playing a version of yourself. You can’t bring more to the role than what you are.

You know what the happiest animal on Earth is? It’s a goldfish. Y’know why? It’s got a 10 second memory. Be a goldfish.

From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.

If the internet has taught us anything, it’s that sometimes it’s easier to speak our minds anonymously.

Everyone wants happiness. No one wants pain. But you can have a rainbow without a little rain.

I’m not sure what y’all’s smallest unit of measurement is here, but that’s about how much headway I made.

Forget the rest, and be your BEST.

 On Rebecca: She’s got some fences, alright, but you just gotta hop over ’em.

Maybe Christmas, he thought, ‘doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas perhaps means a little bit more!

 Explaining the offside rule in soccer: “I’m gonna put it the same way the US Supreme Court did back in 1964 when they defined pornography. It ain’t easy to explain, but you know it when you see it.

Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.

I think I literally have a better understanding of who killed Kennedy than what is offside. It was the mob.

Flowers will die, the sun will set, but you are a friend, I won’t forget. Your name is so precious, it will never grow old. Its engraved in my heart, in letters of gold.

Jamie, I think that you might be so sure that you’re one in a million, that sometimes you forget that out there, you’re just 1 of 11. And if you just figure out someway to turn that ‘me’ into us the sky’s the limit for you.

Perfect rhyme. A rhyme where both words share the exact assonance and number of syllables. Also known as an exact rhyme, a full rhyme, or a true rhyme.

I come bearing sweet treats to numb the sting of defeat.

I start to think, and then I sink Into the paper like I was ink When I’m writing, I’m trapped in between the lines I escape when I finish the rhyme. Rakim

On Rebecca attending team branding meetings: I always feel so bad for the cows, but you gotta do it; otherwise, they get lost. That was a branding joke. If we were in Kansas right now, I’d just be sitting here waiting for you to finish laughing.

So ahead of my time even when i rhyme about the future I be reminiscing J. Cole

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For me, success is not about the wins and losses. It’s about helping these young fellas be the best versions of themselves on and off the field.

I hope there is something worthy in my writings and not merely the novelty of a black face associated with the power to rhyme that has attracted attention. Paul Laurence Dunbar

If I didn’t have any confidence, I never would’ve worn pajamas to my prom and ended up in jail the rest of that night.

I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle and end. Gilda Radner

You two knuckleheads have split our locker room in half. And when it comes to locker rooms, I like ’em just like my mother’s bathing suits. I only wanna see ’em in one piece, you hear?

Experts in literacy and child development have discovered that if children know eight nursery rhymes by heart by the time they’re four years old, they’re usually among the best readers by the time they’re eight. Mem Fox

Here’s an idea that’s gonna help a little or hurt a whole lot. Who needs a drink?

Everybody happy, hair still nappy, Gonna steal a gift for my old grandpappy.  Snoop Dogg

You know how they say that ‘youth is wasted on the young’? Well, I say don’t let the wisdom of age be wasted on you. I just came up with that. I feel pretty good about it.

Behind it, the invisible ultraviolet. Roses are Red, Violets are Blue. Poor violet, violated for a rhyme. Derek Jarman

On scones: It’s like a muffin, except it sucks all the spit out of your mouth.

I appreciate this moment in time ball players and actors be knowing my rhymes. Common

Coach Beard’s views on romantic relationships are not too dissimilar from his views on cooking steak. You know, you spend any more than five minutes on one  it loses its flavor.

The career of a sage is of two kinds: He is either honored by all in the world, Like a flower swaying its head, Or else he disappears into the silent forest. Laozi

I gotta say, man, sometimes you remind me of my grandma with the channel hopper. You just push all the wrong buttons.

Shakespeare wrote his sonnets within a strict discipline, fourteen lines of iambic pentameter, rhyming in three quatrains and a couplet. Were his sonnets dull? Mozart wrote his sonatas within an equally rigid discipline  exposition, development, and recapitulation. Were they dull?. David Ogilvy

I feel like we fell out of a lucky tree, hit every branch on the way down, ended up in a pool full of cash and Sour Patch Kids.

Take these words home and think it through; Or the next rhyme I write might be about you. Prodigy

What I can tell you is that with the exception of the wit and wisdom of Calvin and Hobbes, not much lasts forever.

For we live with those retrievals from childhood that coalesce and echo throughout our lives, the way shattered pieces of glass in a kaleidoscope reappear in new forms and are songlike in their refrains and rhymes, making up a single monologue. We live permanently in the recurrence of our own stories, whatever story we tell. Michael Ondaatje

I think one of the neatest things about being a coach is the connection you get to make with your players. That’s a loss that hits me a lot harder and is gonna stay with me a lot longer than anything that happens while playing a game on a patch of grass.

It can come from real life and then turn into fantasy, stuff just rhyming. And write about what you know. I just like to tell stories that have not been told or [told] from my perspective.

Anybody with half a brain is going to be able to tell when I’m joking and when I’m serious. Eminem

Sounds to me like someone’s trapped inside life’s most complicated shape: a love triangle. Second place of course is the ‘I just walked in on my mother in law changing into her swimsuit’ dodecahedron.

In our language rhyme is a barrel. A barrel of dynamite. The line is a fuse. The line smolders to the end and explodes; and the town is blown sky high in a stanza. Vladimir Mayakovsky

 On the Diamond Dogs: It’s just a group of people who care, Roy. Not unlike folks at a hip hop concert whose hands are not in the air.

We gave them nursery rhymes and they gave back film. Televised riots are as American as Barbie/ Big Macs. Tomorrow the riots will be forgotten but Mickey mouse will still be there. Welcome to Disneyland. Richey Edwards

 On gambling: Well, as my doctor told me when I got addicted to fettuccine Alfredo, that’s a little rich for my blood.

Sometimes sense hides behind walls. You must find a window and stick your head right in before you can see it. Katherine Catmull

Guys have underestimated me my entire life. And for years, I never understood why. It used to really bother me. But then one day, I was driving my little boy to school, and I saw this quote by Walt Whitman, and it was painted on the wall there. It said, ‘Be curious, not judgmental.’ I like that.

That’s when I really started listening to hip hop music. John Cena

You beating yourself up is like Woody Allen playing the clarinet. I don’t wanna hear it. All right?

I like Fisher Price music, nursery rhymes, and the alphabet song. Tre Cool

Our goal is to go out like Willie Nelson, on a high.

From that time unto this season, I received nor rhyme nor reason. Edmund Spenser

If y’all were really introverts, you would’ve been quiet as a church mouse. Unless that church was Westboro Baptist. Those turkeys won’t shut up.

Mama, Mama, put me to bed I won’t make it home, I’m already half dead I met an Invalid, and fell for his art. He showed me his smile, and went straight for my heart. Lauren Oliver

Divorce is hard. It doesn’t matter if you’re the one leaving or if you’re the one who got left. It makes folks do crazy things.

Barney rubble ‘trouble Are you making Barney Rubble again?

I think that if you care about someone and you got a little love in your heart, there ain’t nothing you can’t get through together.

She bath’d with roses red, and violets blew, And all the sweetest flowres, that in the forest grew.

All right, fellas, you gotta remember, your body is like day old rice. If it ain’t warmed up properly, something real bad could happen.

Loved you once, love you still, always have, always will.

We all know speed is important. But being able to stop and change directions quickly? Well, that’s like Kanye’s 808s & Heartbreak. It don’t get nearly enough credit.

I don’t want to be your favorite or your best. I want to be your only and forget the rest.

Ice cream’s the best. It’s kinda like seeing Billy Joel live. Never disappoints.

A hundred hearts would be too few To carry all my love for you.

If God wanted games to end in a tie, She wouldn’t have invented numbers, all right?

With my lost saints,  I love thee with the breath, Smiles, tears, of all my life!  and, if God choose, I shall but love thee better after death.

The idea behind every trick play is to have chaos rain down upon your opponents and stun them. Much like the lava did to those poor folks in Pompeii.

I love thee to the level of every day’s  Most quiet need, by sun and candlelight.  I love thee freely, as men strive for Right; I love thee purely, as they turn from Praise.

On Jamie: That’s a special young man right there. Got talent for days, works hard, and he’s got a jawline like the White Cliffs of Dover. I’m always rootin’ for him.

So I’ve been hearing this phrase y’all got over here that I ain’t too crazy about. ‘It’s the hope that kills you.’ Y’all know that? I disagree, you know? I think it’s the lack of hope that comes and gets you. See, I believe in hope. I believe in belief.

Look, we are not playing for a tie. Ain’t nobody here gonna kiss their sister which is an American phrase that I’m now realizing does not exist here, and that’s good, ’cause it’s creepy, and I hate it myself; I don’t know why I said it.

This is a sad moment right here. For all of us. And there ain’t nothing I can say, standing in front of you right now, that can take that away. But please do me this favor, will you? Lift your heads up and look around this locker room. Yeah? Look at everybody else in here. And I want you to be grateful that you’re going through this sad moment with all these other folks. Because I promise you, there is something worse out there than being sad, and that is being alone and being sad. Ain’t nobody in this room alone. Let’s be sad now. Let’s be sad together. And then we can be a gosh darn goldfish. Onward. Forward.

There’s two buttons I never like to hit, alright? And that’s ‘panic’ and ‘snooze.

It’s funny to think about the things in your life that can make you cry just knowing that they existed, can then become the same thing that make you cry knowing that they’re now gone.