|C.N. Douglas, comp. Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical. 1917.|
| Dirt is not dirt, but only something in the wrong place.|
| Dirt has been shrewdly termed misplaced material.|
| By those who look close to the ground dirt will be seen. I hope I see things from a greater distance.|
| I confess I could never see any good reason why dirt should always be a necessary concomitant of poverty.|
W. G. Clark.
| In Nature there is no dirt, everything is in the right condition; the swamp and the worm, as well as the grass and the bird,all is there for itself. Only because we think that all things have a relation to us, do they appear justifiable or otherwise.|
| Ignorance, says Ajax, is a painless evil; so, I should think, is dirt, considering the merry faces that go along with it.|