quote by Saint John Chrysostom

The bee is more honored than other animals, not because she labors, but because she labors for others.

— Saint John Chrysostom

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Honey bee quote Life is too short to be anything but happy.

Life is too short to be anything but happy.

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Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers.

For so work the honey bees, creatures that by a rule in nature teach the act of order to a peopled kingdom.

Honey bee quote Be someone you want to be around

Be someone you want to be around

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As the bee collecteth honey with great zest, so the fool collecteth wealth.

The honey is sweet, but the Bee stings.

Like the bee gathering honey from the different flowers, the wise person accepts the essence of the different scriptures and sees only the good in all religions.

Honey bee quote We enjoy life's garden. Life is the flower for which love is the honey.

We enjoy life's garden. Life is the flower for which love is the honey.

The little bee returns with evening's gloom, To join her comrades in the braided hive, Where, housed beside their might honey-comb, They dream their polity shall long survive.

This (presidential) system will not bear any resemblance to dictatorships under the same name in Africa and Asia, (It) will be unique to Turkey, it will be like a bee making honey, taking something from every flower and giving us a taste of a truly different honey.

The little bee returns with evening's gloom, To join her comrades in the braided hive, Where, housed beside their might honey-comb, They dream their polity shall long survive. Charles Tennyson Turner - A Summer Night in the Bee Hive The happiness of the bee & the dolphin is to exist. For man it is to know that & to wonder at it.

Honey bee quote People must not turn into bees, and kill themselves in stinging others.

People must not turn into bees, and kill themselves in stinging others.

Humility must always be doing its work like a bee making honey in the hive: without humility all will be lost.

The Honey is sweet, but the Bee has a Sting.

The honey-bee's great ambition is to be rich, to lay up great stores, to possess the sweet of every flower that blooms. She is more than provident. Enough will not satisfy her, she must have all she can get by hook or crook.

Honey bee quote The only person you should try to be better than is the person you were yesterda

The only person you should try to be better than is the person you were yesterday

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As a bee without harming the flower, its colour or scent, flies away, collecting only the honey, even so should the sage wander in the village.

Just as bees make honey from thyme, the strongest and driest of herbs, so do the wise profit from the most difficult of experiences.

When you're out to get the honey you don't go killing all the bees

Honey bee quote The flower doesn't dream of the bee. It blossoms and the bee comes.

The flower doesn't dream of the bee. It blossoms and the bee comes.

It is not the bee's touching of the flower that gathers honey, but her abiding for a time upon the flower that draws out the sweet. It is not he that reads most, but he that meditates most, that will prove the choicest, sweetest, wisest and strongest Christian.

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.

If the bee disappeared off the face of the earth, man would only have four years left to live.

Honey bee quote A drop of honey catches more flies than a gallon of gall.

A drop of honey catches more flies than a gallon of gall.

I go to books and to nature as a bee goes to the flower, for a nectar that I can make into my own honey.

The pedigree of honey does not concern the bee; A clover, any time, to him is aristocracy.

If honey bees become extinct, human society will follow in four years.

Honey bee quote Be your own hero

Be your own hero

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If you are an ardent reader, seek not brilliant and erudite texts;

otherwise the demon of haughtiness will strike your heart. But like a wise bee that gathers honey from flowers, so also through your reading obtain healing for your soul.

No bees, no honey; no work, no money.

The flowers are full of honey, but only the bee finds out the sweetness.

Honey bee quote We once grew good without chemicals. We never grew food without bees.

We once grew good without chemicals. We never grew food without bees.

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Honey is sweet, "and so is knowledge, but knowledge is like the bee that made that sweet honey, you have to chase it through the pages of a book." (taken from "Thank you, Mr. Falker" )

It takes a bee 10,000,000 trips to collect enough nectar to make 1 pound of honey.

The squirrel hoards nuts and the bee gathers honey, without knowing what they do, and they are thus provided for without selfishness or disgrace.

Honey bee quote I'd say a man is someone who is strong-minded, moral, genuine, just a good human

I'd say a man is someone who is strong-minded, moral, genuine, just a good human beeing.

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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.

LIFE is a mosaic of pleasure and pain - grief is an interval between two moments of joy. Peace is the interlude between two wars. You have no rose without a thorn; the diligent picker will avoid the pricks and gather the flower. There is no bee without the sting; cleverness consists in gathering the honey nevertheless.

As bees gather honey, so we collect what is sweetest out of all things and build.

When you go in search of honey you must expect to be stung by bees.

We ought to do good to others as simply as a horse runs, or a bee makes honey, or a vine bears grapes season after season without thinking of the grapes it has borne.

The bees pillage the flowers here and there but they make honey of them which is all their own; it is no longer thyme or marjolaine: so the pieces borrowed from others he will transform and mix up into a work all his own.

It takes a bee to get the honey out

So on one hand, honey is an amazingly sophisticated and efficient food source.

On the other hand, it's bee backwash.

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