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Quotes About Grapes

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Rick Riordan
“Ceres wanted a united front in the plant war."
"The plant war," Percy said. "You're going to arm all the little grapes with tiny assault rifles?”
Rick Riordan, The Mark of Athena

Marguerite de Navarre
“People pretend not to like grapes when the vines are too high for them to reach.”
Marguerite de Navarre

Thomas Love Peacock
“The juice of the grape is the liquid quintessence of concentrated sunbeams.”
Thomas Love Peacock, Melincourt; Or Sir Oran Hautton

John Steinbeck
“No se necesita valor para hacer una cosa cuando es lo único que puedes hacer.”
John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath
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Frederick Weisel
“The sun had already set behind the mountains, and the sky had been drained of color. The trellises of sauvignon blanc flowed down the hill in even rows toward the valley floor. Whatever I was looking for, it wasn’t outside. As far as I could tell, the grapes were minding their own business.”
Frederick Weisel, Teller

Jarod Kintz
“God gave man feet for which to walk. And crush grapes. Can I get you a glass of wine? It’s homemade, though it kind of smells funky.
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Jarod Kintz, The Merits of Marthaism, and How Being Named Susan Can Benefit You

Will Self
“The postgrad at least knew enough to know that he would never know enough, lying under the stars which hung from the inky sky like bunches of inconceivably heavy, lustrous grapes, dusted with the yeast of eternity.”
Will Self

Elinor Wylie
“The winter will be short, the summer long,
The autumn amber-hued, sunny and hot,
Tasting of cider and of scuppernong.”
Elinor Wylie, Nets to Catch the Wind

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