Sweet November Quotes

Love is a sweet tyranny, because the lover endureth his torments willingly.

Proverb

Health and appetite impart the sweetness to sugar, bread, and meat.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The fly that touches honey cannot use its wings; so too the soul that clings to spiritual sweetness ruins its freedom and hinders contemplation.

Ghose Aurobindo

Nor waste their sweetness in the desert air.

Charles Churchill

It is not with saying, Honey, Honey, that sweetness will come into the mouth.

African Proverb

In real life, unlike in Shakespeare, the sweetness of the rose depends upon the name it bears. Things are not only what they are. They are, in very important respects, what they seem to be.

Hubert H. Humphrey

If sweetness be excessive, it is no longer sweetness.

African Proverb

The pursuit of perfection, then, is the pursuit of sweetness and light.

Matthew Arnold

Growing old is not all sweetness and light. Old women especially are invisible.

Ruth Rendell

When we are thirsty, we drink the white waters of the pool, the sweetness of our mournful childhood.

Georg Trakl

For above all things Love means sweetness, and truth, and measure; yea, loyalty to the loved one and to your word. And because of this I dare not meddle with so high a matter.

Marie de France

Nobody's interested in sweetness and light.

Hedda Hopper

Instead of dirt and poison, we have rather chosen to fill our hives with honey and wax, thus furnishing mankind with the two noblest of things, which are sweetness and light.

Jonathan Swift

Culture is the passion for sweetness and light, and (what is more) the passion for making them prevail.

Matthew Arnold

Be humble as the blade of grass that is being trodden underneath the feet. The little ant tastes joyously the sweetness of honey and sugar. The mighty elephant trembles in pain under the agony of sharp goad.

John Ruskin

Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air.

Thomas Gray

The honey in the flower or lotus does not crave for bees; they do not plead with the bees to come. Since they have tasted the sweetness, they themselves search for the flowers and rush in. They come because of the attachment between themselves and sweetness. So, too, is the relationship between the woman who knows the limits and the respect she evokes.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

The bitter and the sweet come from the outside, the hard from within, from one's own efforts.

Albert Einstein

There are many kinds of smiles, each having a distinct character. Some announce goodness and sweetness, others betray sarcasm, bitterness and pride; some soften the countenance by their languishing tenderness, others brighten by their spiritual vivac.

Johann Kaspar Lavater

If a sudden jar can cause me to speak an impatient, unloving word, then I know nothing of Calvary love. For a cup brimful of sweet water cannot spill even one drop of bitter water, however suddenly jolted.

Amy Carmichael

The sweet remembrance of the just shall flourish when he sleeps in dust.

Nahum Tate

I know I have sex appeal, but I've never felt like an actual sex symbol. Fans sometimes think I am. The majority of them are sweet about it, but occasionally somebody weird becomes totally fixated upon me.

Teena Marie

In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures

Kahlil Gibran

When the Sultan Shah-Zaman Goes to the city Ispahan, Even before he gets so far As the place where the clustered palm-trees are, At the last of the thirty palace-gates The pet of the harem, Rose-in-Bloom, Orders a feast in his favorite room-- Glittering square of colored ice, Sweetened with syrup, tinctured with spice, Creams, and cordials, and sugared dates, Syrian apples, Othmanee quinces, Limes and citrons and apricots, And wines that are known to Eastern princes.

Thomas Bailey Aldrich

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