Sweetness Quotes

The bitterness of poor quality is remembered long after the sweetness of low price has faded from memory.

Aldo Gucci

If sweetness be excessive, it is no longer sweetness.

African Proverb

The sweetness of food doesnt last long, but the sweetness of good words do.

Thai Proverb

For love is a willful stirring of our thoughts unto God, so that it receive nothing that is against the love of Jesus Christ, and therewith that it be lasting in sweetness of devotion; and that is the perfection of this life.

Richard Rolle

For what is more glorious than music, which modulates the heavenly system with its sonorous sweetness, and binds together with its virtue the concord of nature which is scattered everywhere?

Flavius Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator

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

Kahlil Gibran

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

Emerson

Pleasant words are like a honeycomb, Sweetness to the soul and health to the bones

Bible

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

Thomas Gray

The horse through all its trials has preserved the sweetness of paradise in its blood.

Johannes Jensen

Gardening, I told myself, is the most sociable of hobbies. The very nature of one's field of activities demands an audience. No one wants flowers to blush unseen or waste their sweetness.

Barbara Cheney

Between a man and his wife nothing ought to rule but love. Authority is for children and servants, yet not without sweetness.

William Penn

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

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

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

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

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

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