Quotes About Honey

Quotes tagged as "honey" (showing 1-30 of 55)
A.A. Milne
“Well," said Pooh, "what I like best," and then he had to stop and think. Because although Eating Honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment just before you began to eat it which was better than when you were, but he didn't know what it was called.”
A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

Dodie Smith
“I shouldn't think even millionaires could eat anything nicer than new bread and real butter and honey for tea.”
Dodie Smith, I Capture the Castle

Raymond Carver
“Honey, no offense, but sometimes I think I could shoot you and watch you kick.”
Raymond Carver, Where I'm Calling From: New and Selected Stories

Antonio Machado
“I dreamt -- marvellous error! -- that I had a beehive here inside my heart. And the golden bees were making white combs and sweet honey from my old failures.”
Antonio Machado

Muriel Barbery
“We think we can make honey without sharing in the fate of bees, but we are in truth nothing but poor bees, destined to accomplish our task and then die.”
Muriel Barbery, The Elegance of the Hedgehog

Henry David Thoreau
“The keeping of bees is like the direction of sunbeams.”
Henry David Thoreau

Deb Caletti
“Here is something that Peach, one of the Casserole Queens, says about men and women and love. You know that scene in Romeo and Juliet, where Romeo is standing on the ground looking longingly at Juliet on the balcony above him? One of the most romantic moments in all of literary history? Peach says there's no way that Romeo was standing down there to profess his undying devotion. The truth, Peach says, is that Romeo was just trying to look up Juliet's skirt.”
Deb Caletti, Honey, Baby, Sweetheart

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

Rupert Brooke
“Stands the Church clock at ten to three?
And is there honey still for tea?”
Rupert Brooke, The Old Vicarage, Grantchester

Patricia Briggs
“Stay out of this,” she (Christy) snapped at me, wiping futilely at her cheeks. “This isn’t your business.”
“When you blamed Adam, whose only fault that I can see is that he has poor taste in wives, you made it my business,” I told her.
Honey cleared her throat. “You do know you are one of his wives, right?”
I raised an eyebrow. “Happily, he doesn’t know how bad off he is with me—and I intend that he never will.”
Patricia Briggs, Night Broken

Lidia Yuknavitch
“I kiss her. I kiss her and kiss her. I try not to bite her lip. She tastes like vodkahoney.”
Lidia Yuknavitch, Dora: A Headcase

“Happiness, do not leave me.
I know you, a capricious monarch
perching on the fortunate flowers you see.
Hear me:
I am too attached to this royalty now.
Can I make you rest here somehow?
I will offer you the nectar of every flower in blossom,
the honey of every fruit in harvest.
I will make the Earth a garden,
the entire universe a forest.
I beg of you not to flutter by.
I beg of you not to leave me, butter-coloured fly.
Nest here
and for you,
I will create a home.”
Kamand Kojouri

Amy Leigh Mercree
“Love drips like honey from the hive, constant, sweet, precious, into your heart each and every moment if you let it.”
Amy Leigh Mercree

Renee Ahdieh
“She was drowning in sandalwood and sunlight. Time ceased to be more than a notion. Her lips were hers one moment. And then they were his. The taste of him on her tongue was like sun-warmed honey. Like cool water sliding down her parched throat. Like the promise of all her tomorrows in a single sigh. When she wound her fingers in his hair to draw her body against his, he stilled for breath, and she knew, as he knew, that they were lost. Lost forever. In this kiss. This kiss that would change everything.”
Renee Ahdieh

Toba Beta
“I love you so, honey.
I love you too, money.”
Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

Robin McKinley
“Not all honey— she had concluded— had a specific use beyond what all honey is good for, sweetness and salves. But this honey, it was somehow so strong that it must be for something, though she had still not learnt what it was. The best she had come to was that this honey was for joy...”
Robin McKinley, Chalice

Robert Bly
“We are bees then; our honey is language.”
Robert Bly

George R.R. Martin
“Honey poured over thunder.”
George R.R. Martin, A Feast for Crows

Anne Carson
“Like honey is the sleep of the just.”
Anne Carson

Toni Morrison
“There is honey in this land sweeter than any I know of, and I have cut cane in places where the dirt itself tasted like sugar, so that's saying a heap.”
Toni Morrison, Paradise

Munia Khan
“It is the honey which makes us cruel enough to ignore the death of a bee”
Munia Khan

Deyth Banger
“Some people go to honeymoon, other like honey. As far I can tell you I like to eat honey!”
Deyth Banger

Saadi Youssef
“Do they know that honey,
the universe,
and the end
are under the shirt?
– That pollen is quivering?”
Saadi Youssef, Nostalgia, My Enemy

Munia Khan
“The taste of moon is like honey to all honeymooners, but after some years does the moon's scar make it bitter?”
Munia Khan

“When you see honey in the bush and there are no sign of bees, flee!! for its all but a trap”
Ikechukwu Izuakor, Great Reflections on Success

Kristen Henderson
“Even the bees I'd swear were sent to protect us in the delicate business of hives and honey are stung to silence by the news that something winged has lost its flight.”
Kristen Henderson, Drum Machine

“His lies flowed eloquently like honey flowing from a hot spoon”
Charmaine J. Forde

“The Honey that Adorns my soul to Network with all Nobility in an Affable Humility means Hannah”
Wisdom Kwashie Mensah

J.A. George
“His voice reminded me of the slow stretching descent of honey from a highly placed silver spoon.”
J.A. George, Gifted

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