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Quotes About Fruit

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Brian Jacques
“Don't be ashamed to weep; 'tis right to grieve. Tears are only water, and flowers, trees, and fruit cannot grow without water. But there must be sunlight also. A wounded heart will heal in time, and when it does, the memory and love of our lost ones is sealed inside to comfort us.”
Brian Jacques, Taggerung

Mahatma Gandhi
“It's the action, not the fruit of the action, that's important. You have to do the right thing. It may not be in your power, may not be in your time, that there'll be any fruit. But that doesn't mean you stop doing the right thing. You may never know what results come from your action. But if you do nothing, there will be no result.”
Mahatma Gandhi

Jarod Kintz
“I want to lose weight by eating nothing but moon pies, which have significantly less gravity than earthier foods such as fruits and vegetables.”
Jarod Kintz, I Want

Jarod Kintz
“I don’t want my love with her to wither like grapes on a vine, so I’ll water it with romance to turn it into wine.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

Jarod Kintz
“When bananas blush, they turn brown, not red. And when tomatoes blush, you’ve probably said something really naughty.”
Jarod Kintz, 99 Cents For Some Nonsense

Shel Silverstein
“Ol' man Simon, planted a diamond. Grew hisself a garden the likes of none. Sprouts all growin' comin' up glowin' Fruit of jewels all shinin' in the sun. Colors of the rainbow. See the sun and the rain grow sapphires and rubies on ivory vines, Grapes of jade, just ripenin' in the shade, just ready for the squeezin' into green jade wine. Pure gold corn there, Blowin' in the warm air. Ol' crow nibblin' on the amnythyst seeds. In between the diamonds, Ol' man Simon crawls about pullin' out platinum weeds. Pink pearl berries, all you can carry, put 'em in a bushel and haul 'em into town. Up in the tree there's opal nuts and gold pears- Hurry quick, grab a stick and shake some down. Take a silver tater, emerald tomater, fresh plump coral melons. Hangin' in reach. Ol' man Simon, diggin' in his diamonds, stops and rests and dreams about one... real... peach.”
Shel Silverstein, Where the Sidewalk Ends: The Poems and Drawings of Shel Silverstein

Samuel Butler
“Autumn is the mellower season, and what we lose in flowers we more than gain in fruits.”
Samuel Butler

Gena Showalter
“Marcus: Cherry?
Jillian: My ten-year-old niece.
Marcus: She's named after a piece of fruit?
Jillian nodded.
Jillian: So is her twin sister, Apple.
Marcus: You're kidding me.
Jillian: Unfortunately, I'm serious. Their father is fond of fruit pies and thought it would be cute.
Marcus: And their mother didn't protest?
Jillian: She thinks Steven's cute, so she gives him whatever he wants.”
Gena Showalter

Natsuki Takaya
“Why does that kid think so highly of himself?"
"Kids that think they're so smart.They're everywhere! Destroy is self-esteem!"
"Yes...I really do think highly of myself.People like me should get a taste of the ups and downs of life! Sorry I'm so envious.I will reflect upon this. Please don't be angry.
"Ah..um.."
"There, I said it now. Are you satisfied?"
........
"Bye bye!"
Beat him.....Beat him until he reaches heaven...!!!
-random people and Hiro-chan

Natsuki Takaya, Fruits Basket, Vol. 7

Walt Whitman
“Give me juicy autumnal fruit, ripe and red from the orchard."

[Give me the splendid silent sun]”
Walt Whitman, The Complete Poems

“And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat.”
Anonymous, Holy Bible: King James Version

Friedrich Nietzsche
“What is happening to me happens to all fruits that grow ripe.
It is the honey in my veins that makes my blood thicker, and my soul quieter.”
Friedrich Nietzsche

Israelmore Ayivor
“If you really want to eat, keep climbing. The fruits are on the top of the tree. Stretch your hands and keep stretching them. Success is on the top, keep going.”
Israelmore Ayivor

Tetsuya Nomura
“ If two people share one, their destinies become intertwined. They'll remain a part of each other's lives no matter what.”
Tetsuya Nomura

Jarod Kintz
“The beautiful part about killing someone with an icicle is the murder weapon melts and then evaporates. And your assassination can be fruit flavored!”
Jarod Kintz, A Zebra is the Piano of the Animal Kingdom

Jarod Kintz
“I'm not interested in you as a person. I am, however, interested in you as a banana.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

Alain de Botton
“Blind impatience is equally evident in the fruit section. Our ancestors might have delighted in the occasional handful of berries found on the underside of a bush in late summer, viewing it as a sign of the unexpected munificence of a divine creator, but we became modern when we gave up on awaiting sporadic gifts from above and sought to render any pleasing sensation immediately and repeatedly available.”
Alain de Botton, The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work

Jarod Kintz
“A banana is not a pistol. Still, please don’t point one at me.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book Has No Title

Jarod Kintz
“I watched a bowl of fruit on the table remain motionless. Just another example of life imitating art.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

Adam Leith Gollner
“As Marshall McLuhan pointed out, we've become so removed from reality that we're starting to prefer artificiality.”
Adam Leith Gollner, The Fruit Hunters: A Story of Nature, Adventure, Commerce, and Obsession

Rajiv Joseph
“At first it's pretty cool: the limitless fruit of knowledge hanging low in your path. Then you realize it's the only thing to eat around here.”
Rajiv Joseph, Three Plays: Gruesome Playground Injuries / Animals Out of Paper / Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo

Adam Leith Gollner
“The playwright Edward Albee has characterized [the suddenness of the appearance of fruits and flowers in evolutionary history] as 'that heartbreaking second when it all got together: the sugars and the acids and the ultraviolets, and the next thing you knew there were tangerines and string quartets.”
Adam Leith Gollner, The Fruit Hunters: A Story of Nature, Adventure, Commerce, and Obsession

Jarod Kintz
“I'm all about safe fruit. After I peel a banana, I roll on a condom.”
Jarod Kintz, How to construct a coffin with six karate chops

Jarod Kintz
“I had a dream about you. I was a painter, and you were a nude banana. You wanted me to paint you in a still life, and I asked you to put some peels on. Your nudity made me feel naked as a person. Also having no clothes on made me feel naked, and that’s why I couldn’t see you, because seeing you made me see who I was as a man and as a fruit. I’m more banana than baby carrot, if you know what I mean.
”
Jarod Kintz, We Had A #Dream About You

Adam Leith Gollner
“To experience biophilia is to love a diversity that, as limitless as it is fragile, both haunts us and fills us with hope. ”
Adam Leith Gollner, The Fruit Hunters: A Story of Nature, Adventure, Commerce, and Obsession

Rebecca Solnit
“The planting of [orchards] represents a reduction of a complex ecology into the monocultural grid of modern agriculture, and the transformation of a complex symbiosis with the land into the simpler piecework or agricultural labour for surplus and export.”
Rebecca Solnit, Storming the Gates of Paradise: Landscapes for Politics

Jarod Kintz
“I’ll tell you, I go absolutely bananas for phallic-shaped fruit.”
Jarod Kintz, At even one penny, this book would be overpriced. In fact, free is too expensive, because you'd still waste time by reading it.

“I spent 33 years and 4 months in active military service . . . And during that period I spent most of my time as a high-class muscle man for Big Business, for Wall Street and the bankers. In short, I was a racketeer, a gangster for capitalism.

Thus, I helped make Mexico and especially Tampico safe for American oil interests in 1914. I helped make Haiti and Cuba a decent place for the National City Bank boys to collect revenues in. I helped in the raping of half a dozen Central American republics for the benefit of Wall Street.

I helped purify Nicaragua for the international banking house of Brown Brothers in 1902–1912. I brought light to the Dominican Republic for American sugar interests in 1916. I helped make Honduras right for American fruit companies in 1903. In China in 1927, I helped see to it that Standard Oil went on its way unmolested.

Our boys were sent off to die with beautiful ideals painted in front of them. No one told them that dollars and cents were the real reason they were marching off to kill and die.”
General Smedley Butler

Jarod Kintz
“The raspberry is the Rasputin of the fruit world. And the elderberry would be the Jarod Kintz of the fruit world, but I’m entirely too young to be an elder.”
Jarod Kintz, The Merits of Marthaism, and How Being Named Susan Can Benefit You

Jarod Kintz
“My banana is decomposing in my pocket. I was happy to see you, but now I’m brown and soft and sort of squishy.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

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