Fruit Quotes

Envy, like the worm, never runs but to the fairest fruit; like a cunning bloodhound, it singles out the fattest deer in the flock. Abraham's riches were the Philistines' envy; and Jacob's blessing bred Esau's hatred.

J. Beaumont

As the soil, however rich it may be, cannot be productive without cultivation, so the mind without culture can never produce good fruit.

Seneca

Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration.

Abraham Lincoln

But the fruit that can fall without shaking Indeed is too mellow for me

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

Native ability without education is like a tree without fruit

Aristippus

Then bless thy secret growth, nor catch At noise, but thrive unseen and dumb; Keep clean, be as fruit, earn life, and watch, Till the white-wing'd reapers come.

Henry Vaughan

Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

I struck the board, and cried, No more: I will abroad. What? shall I ever sigh and pine? My lines and life are free; free as the road, Loose as the wind, as large as store. Shall I be still in suit? Have I no harvest but a thorn To let me blood, and not restore What I have lost with cordial fruit? Sure there was wine Before my sighs did dry it; there was corn Before my tears did drown it; Is the year only lost to me? Have I no bays to crown it?

George Herbert

Thought is the blossom; language the bud; action the fruit behind it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I value my garden more for being full of blackbirds than of cherries, and very frankly give them fruit for their songs.

Joseph Addison

The smallest seed of faith is better than the largest fruit of happiness.

Henry David Thoreau

Youth is the first victim of war; the first fruit of peace. It takes 20 years or more of peace to make a man; it takes only 20 seconds of war to destroy him.

Baudouin I

If the family were a fruit, it would be an orange, a circle of sections, held together but separable - each segment distinct.

Letty Cottin Pogrebin

Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within the reach of every hand.

Mother Teresa

Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually

Stephen R. Covey

Related Quotes

Quote of the Day

Social Media
Our Partners