49 Oyster Quotes and Saying

“Oyster” is a type of shellfish that has a calcareous shell and is relatively flat and is a marine animal known for producing pearls. In addition, oysters are one of the export commodities in the marine cultivation sector, which have high economic value as a pearl producer. Oysters live naturally in the sea, but nowadays, they can be cultivated. Oysters have a good source of iron, zinc, calcium, and selenium, as well as vitamin A and vitamin B12. There are many collections of oyster quotes and sayings that you can use as motivation.

Get action. Seize the moment. Man was never intended to become an oyster. – Theodore Roosevelt

The man who doesn’t like oysters, the woman who cannot abide sardines. We know the type.” – Harold Nicolson

What strikes the oyster shell doesn’t damage the pearl. – Rumi

Eating a raw oyster is like french kissing a mermaid. – Tom Robbins

No good poem, however confessional it may be, is just a self-expression. Who on earth would claim that the pearl expresses the oyster? – C. S. Lewis

The world was my oyster but I used the wrong fork. – Oscar Wilde

What will happen to me, as the oyster said when he very inadvertently swallowed the gooseberry bush, nobody can tell.” – Edward Lear

The world is an oyster, but you don’t crack it open on a mattress. – Arthur Miller

The real writer learns nothing from life. He is more like an oyster or a sponge. – Gore Vidal

Life is too short to not have oysters and champagne sometimes. – Christie Brinkley

Like the sand and the oyster, it’s a creative irritant. In each poem, I’m trying to reveal a truth, so it can’t have a fictional beginning. – Carol Ann Duffy

So many pearls to be had, if you were in the mood to open oysters. – Maggie Stiefvater

Oysters are very unsatisfactory food for the labouring men, but will do for the sedentary, and for a supper to sleep on.” – Albert J. Bellows

The life of man is of no greater importance to the universe than that of an oyster. – David Hume

So, have you heard about the oyster who went to a disco and pulled a mussel? – Billy Connolly

The world is your oyster. It’s up to you to find the pearls. – Chris Gardner

We girls aren’t supposed to fall for the good boys. We are supposed to like a bit of grit in our oyster. That’s how you get a pearl, after all. – James Lovegrove

Any good kitchen should be stocked up in oysters, shouldn’t they? – Michael Fassbender

Oyster, n. A slimy, gobby shellfish which civilization gives men the hardihood to eat without removing its entrails!” – Ambrose Bierce

Minds are like oysters. They spoil if you pry them open. – Willa Gibbs

Obviously, if you don’t love life, you can’t enjoy an oyster. – Eleanor Clark

All art is autobiographical. The pearl is the oyster’s autobiography. – Federico Fellini

Get action. Seize the moment. Man was never intended to become an oyster. – Theodore Roosevelt

I prefer my oysters fried; That way I know my oysters died.” – Roy Blount, Jr.

It’s important that your shucked oyster is clean and pristine. – Tom Douglas

I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead. Not sick, not wounded, dead.” – Woody Allen

I do not weep at the world I am too busy sharpening my oyster knife. – Zora Neale Hurston

An oyster leads a dreadful but exciting life. – M. F. K. Fisher

It is, after all, the dab of grit that seeps into an oyster’s shell that makes the pearl, not pearl-making seminars with other oysters. – Stephen King

Rich honesty dwells like a miser, Sir, in a poor house; as your pearl in your foul oyster. – William Shakespeare

Sand irritates the oyster and the oyster responds by becoming a beautiful pearl. Allow difficulties to serve your transformation in the blossoming consciousness that you are. – Urban Saying

Pearl is a disease of oysters. Levant is a disease of Hollywood. – Kenneth Tynan

He was a very valiant man who first adventured on eating of oysters.” – James I

Contentment is not happiness. An oyster may be contented. Happiness is compounded of richer elements. – Christian Nestell Bovee

Life is hard, we say. An oyster’s life is worse. She lives motionless, soundless, her own cold ugly shape her only dissipation. – M. F. K. Fisher

The life of man is of no greater importance to the universe than that of an oyster. – David Hume

He was a bold man that first eat an oyster.” – Jonathan Swift

Shy is the oyster, fervent is the clam, peaceful is the ocean floor rocked by the sands of time. – Bradley Chicho

There is no irritant as painful as an ace up your sleeve that you can never use; it’s the kind of thing that causes oysters to produce pearls. – Sheila Ballantyne

Wisdom is a pearl whose oyster is truth. – Matshona Dhliwayo

Poor Britons, there is some good in them after all — they produced an oyster.” – Roman historian

The world is your oyster. Yes, but in that oyster is the pearl; and to get to the pearl one has to first discard the shell and the flesh. – Ian Gardner

Poverty and oysters always seem to go together. – Charles Dickens

We are bound to our bodies like an oyster to its shell. – Plato T

Oysters are the usual opening to a winter breakfast….Indeed, they are almost indispensable.” – Grimod de la Reyniere

The first man gets the oyster, the second man gets the shell. – Andrew Carnegie

No oyster in the world tastes as good as a Gulf oyster. – Steve Scalise

Give me oysters and beer, for dinner every day of the year, and I’ll be fine. – Jimmy Buffett

Truth is what every man sees lurking at the bottom of his own soul, like the oyster shell housewives put in the kitchen kettle to collect the lime from the water. By and by each man’s iridescent oyster shell of Truth becomes coated with the lime of prejudice and hearsay. – Christopher Morley

Some expressions from various quotes about oysters can make you lead a more vibrant life, and the above quotes on can be used as motivation to change your life for the better.