Quotes of Bee

“ To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, One clover, and a bee, And revery. The revery alone will do, If bees are few. ”

- Emily Dickinson

“ It is not enough to be industrious; so are the ants. What are you industrious about? ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ Aerodynamically the bumblebee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumblebee doesn't know that so it goes on flying anyway. ”

- Mary Kay Ash

“ Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break through. ”

- Jonathan Swift

“ How doth the little busy bee Improve each shining hour, And gather honey all the day From every opening flower. ”

- Isaac Watts

“ It's not so much how busy you are, but why you are busy. The bee is praised. The mosquito is swatted. ”

- Mary O’Connor

“ The pedigree of honey Does not concern the bee; A clover, any time, to him Is aristocracy. ”

- Emily Dickinson

“ Aerodynamically the bumble bee should not be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn't know it so it goes on flying anyway. ”

- Mary Kay Ash

“ That which is not good for the bee-hive cannot be good for the bees. ”

- Marcus Aurelius

“ As the Silks walk around the Establishment and poke it with a stick flocks of multicolored anecdotes rise into the air on flapping wings, and, occasionally, a bee stings. ”

- John Leonard

“ The air came laden with the fragrance it caught upon its way, and the bees, upborne upon its scented breath, hummed forth their drowsy satisfaction as they floated by. ”

- Charles Dickens

“ The hum of bees is the voice of the garden. ”

- Elizabeth Lawrence

“ Example is a dangerous lure: where the wasp got through the gnat sticks fast. ”

- Jean de La Fontaine

“ Love, in my bosom, like a bee, Doth suck his sweet; Now with his wings he plays with me, Now with his feet. ”

- Thomas Lodge

“ The bee that hath honey in her mouth hath a sting in her tail. ”

- John Lyly

“ Bee to the blossom, moth to the flame; Each to his passion; what's in a name? ”

- Helen Hunt Jackson

“ My father told me all about the birds and the bees, the liar - I went steady with a woodpecker till I was twenty-one. ”

- Bob Hope

“ The Bee Gees are a fly-by-night sort of group. ”

- Barry Gibb

“ I'll be floating like a butterfly and stinging like a bee. ”

- Muhammad Ali

“ What a kid I got, I told him about the birds and the bee and he told me about the butcher and my wife. ”

- Rodney Dangerfield

“ You've never seen death? Look in the mirror every day and you will see it like bees working in a glass hive. ”

- Jean Cocteau

“ Hello again, everybody. It's a bee-yooo-tiful day for baseball. ”

- Harry Caray

“ Burly, dozing humblebee, Where thou art is clime for me. Let them sail for Porto Rique, Far-off heats through seas to seek. I will follow thee alone, Thou animated torrid-zone! ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ The solitary Bee Whose buzzing was the only sound of life, Flew there on restless wing, Seeking in vain one blossom where to fix. ”

- Robert Southey

“ Listen! O, listen! Here come the hum the golden bees Underneath full blossomed trees, At once with glowing fruit and flowers crowned. ”

- James Russell Lowell

“ His labor is a chant, His idleness a tune; Oh, for a bee's experience Of clovers and of noon! ”

- Emily Dickinson

“ The careful insect 'midst his works I view, Now from the flowers exhaust the fragrant dew, With golden treasures load his little thighs, And steer his distant journey through the skies. ”

- John Gay

“ Bees work for man, and yet they never bruise Their Master's flower, but leave it having done, As fair as ever and as fit to use; So both the flower doth stay and honey run. ”

- George Herbert

“ Seeing only what is fair, Sipping only what is sweet,.... Leave the chaff, and take the wheat. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Bees do have a smell, you know, and if they don't they should, for their feet are dusted with spices from a million flowers. ”

- Ray Bradbury
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