Quotes of Berry

“ All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn. American writing comes from that. There was nothing before. There has been nothing as good since. ”

- Ernest Hemingway

“ There is a devil in every berry of the grape. ”

- The Koran

“ A girl told me my lips looked like somebody had pressed strawberry yogurt against my face. ”

- Katherine Heigl

“ We may say of angling, as Dr. Boteler said of strawberries, "Doubtless God could have made a better berry, but doubtless God never did"; and so, if I might be judge, God never did make a more calm, quiet, innocent recreation than angling. ”

- Izaak Walton

“ Noting that Huckleberry Finn was originally both valued and reviled because it shows the reader that the accepted moral code and social hierarchy is not always correct. ”

- Robert Vaughan

“ The tartness of his face sours ripe grapes. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ The past should be culled like a box of fresh strawberries, rinsed of debris, sweetened judiciously and served in small portions, not very often. ”

- Laura Palmer

“ Darryl Strawberry has been voted to the Hall of Fame five years in a row. ”

- Ralph Kiner

“ I've been into the habit of freezing white grapes and using them as a snack. Instead of eating peanuts or popcorn or something like that or pretzels, I just eat the white grapes. ”

- Mike Ditka

“ You should go to a pear tree for pears, not to an elm. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ I never ate of the grapes nor feared of the eruptions. ”

- David O. Selznick

“ What I do and what I dream include thee, as the wine must taste of its own grapes. ”

- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

“ It's so wrong when I pick up a new edition of Huckleberry Finn and I look at the last page and it doesn't say, Yours truly, at the end. ”

- Leslie Fiedler

“ If there are occasions when my grape turned into a raisin and my joy bell lost its resonance, please forgive me. Charge it to my head and not to my heart. ”

- Jesse Jackson

“ Acting in 'Star Wars' I felt like a raisin in a giant fruit salad, and I didn't even know who the cantaloupes were. ”

- Mark Hamill

“ Don't expect mangoes when you plant papayas. ”

- Mimfa A. Gibson

“ He is the very pineapple of politeness! ”

- Richard Brinsley Sheridan

“ One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste. ”

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“ We ought to do good to others as simply and naturally as a horse runs, or a bee makes honey, or a vine bears grapes season after season without thinking of the grapes it has borne. ”

- Marcus Aurelius

“ Lucy Liu, give me a call. Jennifer Lopez, we can dance meringue. Halle Berry, I understand. I will listen to you! ”

- Usher Raymond

“ Doubtless God could have made a better berry but doubtless God never did. ”

- William Allen Butler

“ I am like a songwriter/guitar player without a band, like Chuck Berry. ”

- Michael Bruce

“ When the water of a place is bad it is safest to drink none that has not been filtered through either the berry of a grape, or else a tub of malt. These are the most reliable filters yet invented. ”

- Samuel Butler

“ Some eyes threaten like a loaded and levelled pistol, and others are as insulting as hissing or kicking; some have no more expression than blueberries, while others are as deep as a well which you can fall into. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ The measure of achievement is not winning awards. It's doing something that you appreciate, something you believe is worthwhile. I think of my strawberry souffle. I did that at least twenty-eight times before I finally conquered it. ”

- Julia Child

“ And they ascended by the south, and came unto Hebron; where Ahiman, Sheshai, and Talmai, the children of Anak, were. (Now Hebron was built seven years before Zoan in Egypt.) / And they came unto the brook of Eshcol, and cut down from thence a branch with one cluster of grapes, and they bare it between two upon a staff; and they brought of the pomegranates, and of the figs. ”

- Bible

“ Talking of Pleasure, this moment I was writing with one hand, and with the other holding to my Mouth a Nectarine — how good how fine. It went down all pulpy, slushy, oozy, all its delicious embonpoint melted down my throat like a large, beautified Strawberry. ”

- John Keats

“ Seasonable tokens are about. Red berries shine here and there in the lattices of Minor Canon Corner; Mr. and Mrs. Tope are daintily sticking sprigs of holly into the carvings and sconces of the Cathedral stalls, as if they were sticking them into the coat-button-holes of the Dean and Chapter… ”

- Charles Dickens

“ One of the joys our technological civilization has lost is the excitement with which seasonal flowers and fruits were welcomed; the first daffodil, strawberry or cherry are now things of the past, along with their precious moment of arrival. Even the tangerine — now a satsuma or clementine — appears de-pipped months before Christmas. ”

- Derek Jarman

“ I found a sound that people really liked - I found this basic concept and all I did was change the lyrics and the melody a little bit. My songs, if you listen to them, they're quite a lot alike, like Chuck Berry. ”

- Buck Owens
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