Ants As Quotes

Ants As Quotes: If army ants are wandering around and they get lost, they start to follow a simple rule:Just do what the ant in front of you does. The ants eventually end up in a circle. There's this famous example of one that was 1,200 feet long and lasted for two days; the ants just kept marching around and around in a circle until they died.
Naw, it's like ants up there, man. Like ants that sound like lions!
Ants are more like the parts of an animal than entities on their own. They are mobile cells, circulating through a dense connective tissue of other ants in a matrix of twigs. The circuits are so intimately interwoven that the anthill meets all the essential criteria of an organism.
Author: Lewis Thomas
I don't only write about English literature; I also write about chaos theory and... ants. I can understand ants.
Author: A. S. Byatt
I won't compare ants and people, but ants give us a useful model of how single members of a community can become so organized that they end up resembling, in effect, one big collective brain. Our own exploding population and communication technology are leading us that way.
Author: Lewis Thomas
One difference between ants and humans is that while ants send their old women off to war, humans send their young men.
Author: E. O. Wilson
Some people are like ants. Give them a warm day and a piece of ground and they start digging. There the similarity ends. Ants keepon digging. Most people don't. They establish contact with the soil, absorb so much vernal vigor that they can't stay in one place, and desert the fork or spade to see how the rhubarb is coming and whether the asparagus is yet in sight.
Author: Hal Borland
No one feels good at four in the morning. If ants feel good at four in the morning
I wonder what ants do on rainy days?
Ants, fighting together, will vanquish the lion.
Author: Saadi
All good work is done the way ants do things: Little by little.
Ants and savages put strangers to death.
Ants are good citizens: they place group interests first.
Author: Clarence Day
When they were naming the animals, somebody got lazy: anteater? What's it doing? It's eating ants. DONE!
Ants are creatures of little strength, yet they store up their food in the summer;