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13 Greatest Quotes About Bees


The keeping of bees is like the direction of sunbeams. Henry David Thoreau
To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, One clover, and a bee, And revery. The revery alone will do, If bees are few. Emily Dickinson
Such simple instincts as bees making a beehive could be sufficient to overthrow my whole theory. Charles Darwin
One can no more approach people without love than one can approach bees without care. Such is the quality of bees... Leo Tolstoy
Everything takes time. Bees have to move very fast to stay still. David Foster Wallace
Bees do have a smell, you know, and if they don't they should, for their feet are dusted with spices from a million flowers. Ray Bradbury
Handle a book as a bee does a flower, extract its sweetness but do not damage it. John Muir
When you're out to get the honey you don't go killing all the bees. Joe Strummer
I don't like to hear cut and dried sermons. No—when I hear a man preach, I like to see him act as if he were fighting bees. Abraham Lincoln
Impatient people, according to Bacon, are like the bees, and kill themselves in stinging others. George Eliot
Every saint has a bee in his halo. Elbert Hubbard
No honey for me, if it comes with a bee. Sappho
When the flower opens, the bees will come. Kabir