99+ Best Spider Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Famous Spider Quotes

Our souls sit close and silently within, And their own web from their own entrails spin; And when eyes meet far off, our sense is such, That, spider-like, we feel the tenderest touch. — John Dryden

I’m delirious. Spots are crawling before my eyes. Those are spiders. — Diana Wynne Jones

Spiders so large they appear to be wearing the pelts of small mammals. — Dave Barry

I want to be in ‘Avatar’. I want somebody to hire me to be Superman, a Chinese Superman or Spider-Man. — Jackie Chan

As far as what I’m afraid of, I hate spiders. I’m pretty good at being not afraid of almost anything, except for spiders. — Josh Hutcherson

So the false spider, when her nets are spread, deep ambushed in her silent den does lie. — John Dryden

Will you walk into my parlour? Said the spider to a fly: ‘Tis the prettiest little parlour That ever you did spy. — Mary Howitt

I just went to work for a vampire, was scared by a spider, and got knocked down by a tanning bomb. And that’s just my day, not my week. — Rachel Caine

Cole chuckled, saying, “Fear of spiders is arachnophobia, and fear of tight spaces is claustrophobia, but fear of Ali Bell is just called logic. — Gena Showalter

I’m really afraid of spiders and my own feelings. — Julie Klausner

Ron: Why spiders? Why couldn’t it be follow the butterflies? — J. K. Rowling

Laws are like spider’s webs: If some poor weak creature comes up against them, it is caught; but a big one can break through and get away. — Solon

Too many bugs and leeches and spiders and spiderwebs. Please spray the wilderness to rid the area of these pests. — Dave Barry

If I’d been offered ‘Spider-Man,’ I probably would have done it. I don’t think it’s bad to go and do those things. — Ben Wheatley

In Fleetwood Mac I have a persona, I call myself the ‘Spider Woman’. I try to imagine myself putting on a spider mask. I become very subdued and quieter, I don’t move so fast., I’m in a state of suspended animation. — Stevie Nicks

But with my last film, Spider it was agony. The money was always disappearing, nobody got paid, it was very difficult – and it’s very distracting from the process of making the movie, of course. So I think things have been getting harder and harder. — David Cronenberg

You are Spider-Man!” she exclaimed. Simon glanced down from his perch halfway up the pillar. “That makes you Mary Jane. She has red hair, — Cassandra Clare

Let me sit in a flowerpot, The spiders won’t notice. My heart is a stopped geranium. — Sylvia Plath

When I go to the garage to pick up my clubs, I clean the spider webs off. — John Ratzenberger

Not a fan of spiders. I saw the movie ‘Arachnophobia,’ which was single-handedly rated in the top three worst choices of my life. — Chris Pine

I hope you told him you were bitten by a gay spider. — Cassandra Clare

I sing Connecticut, her charms / Of rivers, orchards, blossoming ridges. / I sing her gardens, fences, farms, / Spiders and midges. — Phyllis McGinley

A pretty little collection of weaknesses and a terror of spiders are our indispensable stock-in-trade with the men. — Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

We live on the circumference of a hollow circle. We draw the circumference, like spiders, out of ourselves: it is all criticism of criticism. — Laura Riding

They were frightfully angry. Quite apart from the stones no spider has ever liked being called Attercop, and Tomnoddy of course is insulting to anybody. — J. R. R. Tolkien

The spider is the chamberlain in the Palace of the Caesars The owl is the trumpeter on the battlements of Afrasiyah. — Bill Vaughan

Apparently, as a kid, I used to eat spiders. Maybe there’s some Freudian significance behind that. — Matt Smith

Victory to the spider. Patience wins the day. And today my patience ends. (Apollymi) — Sherrilyn Kenyon

Oh, come on, Clary said. You’re a vampire, not Spider-Man. — Cassandra Clare

You don’t work with spiders very long before you start noticing how important silk is to their life and just how special that is for spiders. — Cheryl Hayashi

I want to be a superhero, I want to be Spider-Man or Batman. Will you let me know if you have any connections? Let’s make it happen. — Stephan James

Time overlaps itself. A breath breathed from a passing breeze is not the whole wind, neither is it just the last of what has passed and the first of what will come, but is more–let me see–more like a single point plucked on a single strand of a vast spider web of winds, setting the whole scene atingle. That way; it overlaps … as prehistoric ferns grow from bathtub planters. — Ken Kesey

Be able to recognize the dangerous snakes, spiders, insects, and plants that live in your area of the country. — Marilyn vos Savant

Biologically inspired materials could revolutionize materials science. People looking at spider silk and abalone shells are looking for new ways to make materials better, cheaper, and with less toxic byproducts. — Janine Benyus

We suddenly saw how people reacted in the event of massive social upheaval, and the way that the little problems in your life don’t go away. You don’t stop being frightened of spiders just because the world’s blown up. — Simon Pegg

Every time I got ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ or ‘Fantastic Four’ or another book firmly on the rails, we got pulled into some big event book or crossover and it cost momentum and messed badly with the pacing and structure of the book. — J. Michael Straczynski

In the spider-web of facts, many a truth is strangled. — Paul Eldridge

It’s like the spiders are sharing an ancient secret with me, and that’s why I’m going to spend the rest of my life studying spider silk. — Cheryl Hayashi

In the name of what – except perhaps the coefficient of rarity – does man adorn himself with necklaces of shells and not spider’s webs, with fox fur and not fox innards? In the name of what I don’t know. Don’t dirt, trash and filth, which are man’s companions during his whole lifetime, deserve to be dearer to him and isn’t it serving him well to remind him of their beauty? — Jean Dubuffet

I excel at pulling strings!” said Arachne. “I’m a spider! — Rick Riordan

Spiders are relatively high in protein, but they tickle. — Kehlog Albran

She is a girl so I wouldnt slap her. I would lock her in a room full of spiders and let her think about what shes doing to the youth of America. — Brandon Boyd

I came from a family of repairers. The spider is a repairer. If you bash into the web of a spider, she doesn’t get mad. She weaves and repairs it. — Louise Bourgeois

With all due respect to arachnophobes, I love spiders. Some might call me obsessed, but I’ve been studying spiders and spider silks for many years now and don’t see an end in sight. There is simply too much to do. — Cheryl Hayashi

There are occasions when I would rather feel like a fly than a spider. — E. M. Forster

The biggest thing I’ve learned is to smash my own spiders and get on with my day. There will be another! — Hoda Kotb

On more than one occasion David, in his urge to explore the darker corners of the bookshelves, had found himself wearing strands of spider silk in his face and hair, causing the web’s creator to scuttle into a corner and crouch balefully, lost in thoughts of arachnoid revenge. — John Connolly

Spiders’ webs only have to be large enough to catch flies. — Neil Gaiman

Spider-Man has always been a symbol of goodness and doing the right thing and looking after your fellow man. — Andrew Garfield

Cold metal walks across my forehead, spiders search for my heart. It is a light that goes out in my mouth… — Georg Trakl

I would rather be trampled by thousands of children than touch a spider. — Frank Iero

I saw the spiders marching through the air,Swimming from tree to tree that mildewed dayIn latter August when the hayCame creaking to the barn. — Robert Lowell

If I’m interviewing someone I need to know everything about them – I do these massive spider diagrams. Everything under different categories, and certain questions in other categories. — Cat Deeley

I don’t eat animals. I rescue strays and take injured pigeons to the wildlife rehab. I carry spiders and wasps outside in a cup covered with a 3×5 card. It would only follow that I’d take pause when contemplating the abrupt and apparently brutal ending of a tiny human being’s life, or even a potential human being’s life. — Victoria Moran

Unlike New Zealand, which has nothing especially predatory, Australia is full of spiders and crocodiles and all kinds of animals that will eat you and sting you. — Brian Cox

I’m not scared of snakes, spiders or heights. I have three children; as a mum, you can’t be afraid of things like that. — Britt Ekland

Most spiders eat and remake their webs every night. — Alice Oswald

What I am interested in with birds, just as I am with spiders or monkeys, is what they do and why they do it. — David Attenborough

Real-life things, like spiders and snakes, that doesn’t scare me, but if it’s a monster or a ghost or an alien, that will always scare me. — Claire Coffee

At what point is a wasp ever going to have a chat with a spider? — Karl Pilkington

A spider brings good luck before midnight and bad luck after. — Joanne Harris

Compared to the bugs and the spiders and flies, I am an apeman. — Ray Davies

A spider web of ‘patriots for profit’, operating from the highest positions of special trust and confidence, have successfully circumvented our constitutional system in pursuit of a New World Order. — Bo Gritz

Experience is never limited, and it is never complete — Henry James

Like delicate lace, So the threads intertwine, Oh, gossamer web Of wond’rous design! Such beauty and grace Wild nature produces… Ughh, look at the spider Suck out that bug’s juices! — Bill Watterson

I’m scared of failure so much more than any of the other girls I compete against that I work so much harder than they possibly could. I’m totally down with spiders and frogs and heights and snakes – everything; I’m cool with it. — Ronda Rousey

Cold and wet weather also destroys the webs that are exposed, … It was a good summer for spiders around here. — Steve Jacobs

If you can feel like a good man in your 40s, you can feel like a better man in your 50s, a Superman in your 60s, and maybe a Spider-Man in your 70s. — Tom Hanks

But we have received a sign, Edith – a mysterious sign. A miracle has happened on this farm… in the middle of the web there were the words ‘Some Pig’… we have no ordinary pig. Well, said Mrs. Zuckerman, it seems to me you’re a little off. It seems to me we have no ordinary spider. — E. B. White

I used to feed spiders in the hedgerow where my grandmother used to live. I used to spend hours just lying on the front lawn watching ants go by. — Nicholas Martin

Thus I, gone forth, as spiders do, In spider’s web a truth discerning, Attach one silken strand to you For my returning. — E. B. White

Sometimes it looks like I’m dancing, but it’s just that I walked into a spider web. — Demetri Martin

I take my hat off to you — or I would, if I were not afraid of showering you in spiders. — J. K. Rowling

Gummi tarantulas and spiders are flying off the shelves, … abduct your tastebuds. — Chris Pratt

If it weren’t for men, this planet would be overrun with giant spiders. — Daniel Tosh

Luck was with me. I saw no spiders. Luck was against me. I saw no specters. — Gail Carson Levine

I wouldn’t hurt a flea. I’d finger a spider though. — Bob Saget

I just imagine all the other runners are big spiders, and then I get super scared, — Usain Bolt

Spiders don’t chew. They send a special liquid into their prey. The prey’s insides turn to mush. Then the spider sucks up its tasty lunch! — Julie Murphy

Your wickedness makes you as it were heavy as lead, and to tend downwards with great weight and pressure towards hell; and if God should let you go, you would immediately sink and switfly descend and plunge into the bottomless gulf, and your healthy constitution, and your own care and prudence, and best contrivance, and all your righteousness, would have no more influence to uphold you and keep you out of hell, than a spider’s web would have to stop a fallen rock. — Jonathan Edwards

Patience to the spider — Sherrilyn Kenyon

The very first thing on the docket is to have the opportunity to travel to look at spiders in other parts of the world. I know there are really cool silks out there. — Cheryl Hayashi

We live in a state that has fire ants that actually kill people. We have scorpions and spiders and boa constrictors and all those scary things. — Jerry Hayes

Where did you get that? Jace looked down and saw that the spider demon’s poison had eaten a hole in his shirt, leaving a good deal of his left shoulder bare. The shirt? At Macy’s Winter sale. — Cassandra Clare

You can’t get away, you can’t escape. You’ll jump through a plate-glass window several times and end up being right back in the spider’s web. — Tobe Hooper

Is there anything in the universe more beautiful and protective than the simple complexity of a spider’s web? — E. B. White

Myrnin: I shall name him Bob, Bob the spider Claire: You’re insane. Myrnin: Why Claire, I thought that was part of my charm. (something like that) — Rachel Caine

Im massively scared of spiders. Even small ones scare the life out of me. — Robert Kazinsky

I grew up in Canada and was a huge Spider-Man fan, and never thought of Spider-Man as an American hero. — Jake Epstein

There are spiders living comfortably in my house while the wind howls outside. They aren’t bothering anybody. If I were a fly, I’d have second thoughts, but I’m not, so I don’t. — Richard Brautigan

If I’m around spiders, my fear isn’t so much the spider, but my fear is that I’m somewhere rustic and that spiders are crawling around. I must be in the woods. — Chuck Klosterman

It was definitely something to see. I’ve lived around here for 40 years and have seen some big spiders but never anything like that. — Bill Farmer

If I see a spider in my house, I put it in a cup, and then I take it outside. I save it. What is wrong with me? — Jacqueline Emerson

The God that holds you over the pit of hell, much as one holds a spider… abhors you, and is dreadfully provoked: his wrath towards you burns like fire; he looks upon you as worthy of nothing else, but to be cast into the fire. — Jonathan Edwards

I was into Spider Man when I was a kid and that was the only comic I’ve ever read. — Idris Elba

I’m very uncomfortable with the idea of vaginas. They bother me in the way that spiders bother some people. — Boy George

It’s kind of ridiculous, but I hate creepy crawlers. Like centipedes. It’s just the fact that they have so many legs! I am not great with spiders either. That absolutely creeps me out. — Rose Leslie

When I arrived at the broken pip, after crawling several yards under my house in the mud, grumpily; the black widow spiders noted my ire and fled. So, I was able to fix the leak unharmed by neurotoxic venom. — Owen McClain

I’m filled with awe, as I always am, as I watch her transform from a woman who calls me to kill a spider to a woman immune to fear. — Suzanne Collins

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