Lemons Quotes

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Cathy Guisewite
“When life gives you lemons, squirt someone in the eye.”
Cathy Guiswite

Bill Watterson
“When life gives you lemons, chunk it right back.”
Bill Watterson

Ron   White
“I believe when life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade...and try to find someone whose life has given them vodka, and have a party.”
Ron White

Douglas Adams
“and then I decided I was a lemon for a couple of weeks.”
Douglas Adams, Life, the Universe and Everything

C. JoyBell C.
“As you go about your daily life, you will encounter many lemons. Sour expressions, sour attitudes, sour auras! The good thing is that if you don't want to be a lemon, you don't have to be! Just don't let those lemons rub themselves all over you! And you don't even have to save them! Let lemons be lemons! One of the most important things that I have ever learned, is that I don't have to save people.”
C. JoyBell C.

“When life gives you lemons, don't make lemonade. Make life take the lemons back! Get mad! I don't want your D*** lemons, what the h*** am I supposed to do with these? Demand to see life's manager! Make life rue the day it thought it could give Cave Johnson lemons! Do you know who I am? I'm the man who's gonna burn your house down! With the lemons! I'm gonna get my engineers to invent a combustible lemon that burns your house down!”
J.K. Simmons

Rob Thurman
“When life gives you lemons. . . You might as well shove 'em where the sun don't shine, because you sure as hell aren't ever going to see any lemonade.”
Rob Thurman, Nightlife

“when life gives you lemon, take it. don't waste food”
giselle marquez

“When life hands you lemonade, don't try to make lemons”
Vince Guthrie

Stephen King
If life hands you lemons, make lemonade! Words to live by, especially when you kept in mind that the only way to make them into lemonade was to squeeze the hell out of them.”
Stephen King, End of Watch

“When life gives you lemons ask it for sugar and water too. Otherwise your final product would be some acidic lemon juice!”
priyavrat gupta

Melissa DeCarlo
“As far as I'm concerned, there are two types of people in this world: people like Queeg who, when life gives them lemons make lemonade, and everyone else. And although those smug lemonade-makers think the rest of us just sit around all day day bitching about not getting oranges, they're wrong. It's all about volume. When you're ass-deep in lemons, you start looking for a shovel, not a pitcher and a cup of sugar”
Melissa DeCarlo, The Art of Crash Landing

“When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.”
Unknown Christian

Ana Claudia Antunes
“Don't let your inner demons
Take the best of your creeds.
If God gives you lemons,
You must plant the seeds.

Do not be so self-absorbed
That you can't see the tree.
If you succumb to what's morbid
You bury your chance to be free.”
Ana Claudia Antunes, A-Z of Happiness: Tips for Living and Breaking Through the Chain that Separates You from Getting That Dream Job

Elizabeth Flock
“Says Momma: “I got handed lemons, too, y’know but I learned how to make lemonade with them… No one ever told me I had to add sugar but that’s life for you. It ain’t sweet.”
Elizabeth Flock, Me & Emma

Priscilla Glenn
“See, Red? When life hands you lemons, you know what you gotta do?”
“Wow,” Lauren said. “Yes, Mr. Cliché, I know what I have to do. I make lemonade.”
“No,” he said. “You scream, ‘Fuck you, lemons!”
“And then you throw those goddamn lemons into oncoming traffic, and you go do what you want to do.”
Priscilla Glenn, Back to You

Laura Madeleine
“Roses and violets from summer gardens, sun-drenched Sicilian lemons squeezed of their juice and mingled with juniper from the frozen north. Saffron threads and gold leaf from the Indies waited to be turned into something magical. And contained deep within all of this was a smile that flooded him with warmth, a pair of blue eyes, and the scent of chocolate...”
Laura Madeleine, The Confectioner's Tale

“When life gives you lemons, make champagne and leave the whole world wondering how you did it!”
Marjory Sheba

Kellyn Roth
“It’s like being offered lemonade after having something really sweet. The lemonade was wonderful before, but it just tastes sour after.”
Kellyn Roth, The Lady of the Vineyard

“When life gives you lemons, don't make lemonade! Make life take the lemons back!”
Maxim Shekhtman
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Aspen Matis
“That evening after dinner, I picked lemons from the tree in the backyard, the fruits golden bulbs under the rising moon.”
Aspen Matis, Your Blue Is Not My Blue: A Missing Person Memoir

Emilyann Allen
“Life handed me lemons, so I made lemonade, lemon cake, lemon drops, and I even used the rinds to make lemon art. So, the joke is on you, life, haha!”
Emilyann Allen (pseudonyms Emilyann Phoenix and Emilyann Girdner)

Olivia Parker
“Lemons." He smiled. "Is this why you always smell like lemons?"
"I-I suppose." She sat on a blue-striped bench at the foot of her bed. "It's a concoction my mother and I made. It keeps freckles at bay. I didn't know you noticed how I smelled."
He turned, his steady gaze on her. "I wager there are a lot of things you didn't know I noticed about you.”
Olivia Parker, To Wed a Wicked Earl

Steven Magee
“I have passed through some jobs that were real lemons.”
Steven Magee

Victoria L. White
“Metaphorically, in relation to the idea of heartbreak, we’re given lemons which are the experiences that cause the idea of heartbreak, then the water comes from our tears that may come during the seasons of our trials and finally the sweetener comes from the joy of the breakthrough and transformation, and in the end you end up with this metaphoric lemonade. When we have a better understanding of heartbreak we go from lemons to lemonade.”
Victoria L. White, Learning To Love: And The Power of Sacred Sexual Spiritual Partnerships

Victoria L. White
“Metaphorically, in relation to the idea of heartbreak, we’re given lemons which are the experiences that cause the idea of heartbreak, then the water comes from our tears that may come during the seasons of our trials and finally the sweetener comes from the joy of the breakthrough and transformation, and in the end you end up with this metaphoric lemonade. When we have a better understanding of heartbreak we go from lemons to
lemonade.”
Victoria L. White, Learning To Love: And The Power of Sacred Sexual Spiritual Partnerships

Steven Magee
“I am aware of two of ‘America’s Greatest Achievements’ that were lemons.”
Steven Magee

Aspen Matis
“Bright yellow lemons twinkled in the twilight sun on a terrace tree, and far beyond my window, San Francisco lay, flat like a pastel toy.”
Aspen Matis, Your Blue Is Not My Blue: A Missing Person Memoir

“The scent of lemon, fresh, clean, and faint when Georgia had first entered the kitchen, had grown stronger as they spoke, and it now filled the room. Georgia walked the oven, flipped on the light, and peered through the glass door. A golden cake ballooned from a circle pan.
"Delizia di Sorrento," Claudia said. "I make it with Meyer lemons and eat it like its bread. Another craving.”
Jenny Nelson, Georgia's Kitchen

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