Quotation Explorer - 'Bees'

Our followers are like bees which live among birds. None of the birds recognize the bees because of their small size and weakness. They would not treat them this way if they realized that these very small bees can carry honey which is very valuable in their stomachs. - Hazrat Ali Ibn Abu-Talib A.S
Man may be considered as a superior species of animal who produces philosophies and poems in about the same way a silkworm produces their cocoons and bees their hives.
I don't like to hear cut and dried sermons. No—when I hear a man preach, I like to see him act as if he were fighting bees. - Abraham Lincoln
Honey does not lose its sweetness because it is made by bees that sting. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Like the bees, we are - only looking for sweet honey in the flowers, we are -sensitive and at the same time carefully;but we never destroy them. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
Logan was her entire world and she was his. She could taste the raw honey and bits of bees still on his tongue. She enjoyed the sweet flavor and kept her promise of kissing him even though he was a bug-eating bear. - Jess Hayek
Honey is sweet but bees sting. - French Proverb
Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind. - James Russell Lowell
Paradoxes are what draws Wisdom like bees to honey! Hence, where there is no paradox (Complexity), there is no need for Wisdom.... - Amit Chatterjee
We are bees then; our honey is language. - Robert Bly
Lies can live for thousands of years and deceitful but truth will always penetrate to the darkness of surfaces and show the light to the merciful ones and evils one shall be ashamed and flee away like bees. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
One can no more approach people without love than one can approach bees without care. Such is the quality of bees... - Leo Tolstoy
Some people like bees, always can get out and always can start chasing you. - Deyth Banger
Bees will not work except in darkness;Thought will not work except in Silence;neither will Virtue Work except in secrecy. - Maurice Maeterlinck, The Treasure of the Humble – Silence
I love bright words, words up and singing early;Words that are luminous in the dark, and sing;Warm lazy words, white cattle under trees;I love words opalescent, cool, and pearly,Like midsummer moths, and honied words like bees, Gilded and sticky, with a little sting. - Elinor Wylie
Bees sting us to remind us we're real. - Marty Rubin
The world moves fast, and so do the bees. Can we find the stillness to see them? - Hattie Ellis
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
The greater your love of honey the lesser your fear of bees. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Whoever is out of patience is out of possession of his soul. Men must not turn into bees, and kill themselves in stinging others. - Sir Francis Bacon
I dreamt -- marvellous error! -- that I had a beehive here inside my heart. And the golden bees were making white combs and sweet honey from my old failures. - Antonio Machado
You are the ocean, let the rivers come to you. You are the flower, let the bees come to you. - Amit Ray
What a kid I got, I told him about the birds and the bees and he told me about the butcher and my wife. - Rodney Dangerfield
A PHD is not the end of education. Education exists even among the bees who feed their queen only with the purest - Sahndra Fon Dufe
One who is too wise an observer of the business of others, like one who is too curious in observing the labor of bees, will often be stung for his curiosity. - Alexander Pope
Bees that have honey in their mouths have stings in their tails. - Scottish Proverb
If bees die, people will die. Only ignorance never dies! ("Why step out of nature ?") - Erik Pevernagie
When you go in search of honey, you must expect to be stung by bees. - Joseph Joubert
Coat your words with honey if you want to catch bees. - Matshona Dhliwayo
No sun - no moon! No morn - no noon - No dawn - no dusk - no proper time of day. No warmth, no cheerfulness, no healthful ease, No comfortable feel in any member - No shade, no shine, no butterflies, no bees, No fruits, no flowers, no leaves, no birds, November!
Watch an Ant, Watch the bees, feel wind move the leaves. Touch your smile above your chin from the glorious world we all live in. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
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