78 Nectar Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of nectar quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about bee nectar.

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The Most Famous Nectar Quotes (Best in 2024)

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The nectar of life is sweet only when shared with others. — Adam Mickiewicz

Be like the honeybee who gathers only nectar wherever it goes. Seek the goodness that is found in everyone. — Mata Amritanandamayi

A bitter thing cannot be made sweet. The taste of anything can be changed. But poison cannot be changed into nectar — B. R. Ambedkar

Deadly poisons are concealed under sweet honey. — Ovid

You can attract more bees with a spoonful of sugar than a cupful of vinegar. — Saint Francis de Sales

Pansies in soft April rains Fill their stalks with honeyed sap Drawn from Earth's prolific lap. — Bayard Taylor

The trident of Neptune is the sceptre of the world. — Antoine-Marin Lemierre

Life is a flower of which love is the honey. — Victor Hugo

In April the sweet showers fall And pierce the drought of March to the root, and all The veins are bathed in liquor of such power As brings about the engendering of the flower. — Geoffrey Chaucer

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

Short Nectar Quotes

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  • Look past your thoughts, so you may drink the pure nectar of This Moment. — Rumi
  • It takes a bee 10,000,000 trips to collect enough nectar to make 1 pound of honey. — Sue Monk Kidd
  • Work without hope draws nectar in a sieve, And hope without an object cannot live. — Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • I wouldn't be the best offensive player if I didn't have a great setter. She serves me up nectar. — Misty May-Treanor
  • he sucked the nectar from her heart like a famished butterfly. — Ellen Hopkins
  • The bee is enclosed, and shines preserved in amber, so that it seems enshrined in its own nectar. — Martial
  • Another glorious day, the air as delicious to the lungs as nectar to the tongue. — John Muir
  • Love is hope. Hope is nectar. — Sri Chinmoy
  • Our fans are like rabid beasts that rub themselves with the nectar that is 'Psych'. — James Roday
  • The gruel that children's little hands have stirredIs sweeter than nectar. — Thiruvalluvar

Poison Nectar Quotes

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Retaliation is counter-poison and poison breeds more poison. The nectar of Love alone can destroy the poison of hate. — Mahatma Gandhi

Kindness can turn the bad man's heart, and fools convert to wise, Make poison into nectar-juice, and friends of enemies. — Bhartrhari

My dear child, if you desire to be free from the cycle of birth and death, then abandon the objects of sense gratification as poison. Drink instead the nectar of forbearance, upright conduct, mercy, cleanliness and truth. — Chanakya

They abandon the Ambrosial Nectar and turn to poison, they earn poison, and poison is their only wealth. — Harmeet Singh

Water is the medicine for indigestion; it is invigorating when the food that is eaten is well digested; it is like nectar when drunk in the middle of a dinner; and it is like poison when taken at the end of a meal. — Chanakya

That a greater fool than Jane Eyre had never breathed the breath of life; that a more fantastic idiot had never surfeited herself on sweet lies, and swallowed poison as if it were nectar. — Charlotte Bronte

Bee Nectar Quotes

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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. — John Burroughs

As a bee gathering nectar does not harm or disturb the color & fragrance of the flower; so do the wise move through the world. — Gautama Buddha

As the bee collects nectar and departs without injuring the flower, or its color or fragrance, so let the sage dwell on earth. — Gautama Buddha

So our student will flit like a busy bee through the entire garden of literature, light on every blossom, collect a little nectar from each, and carry it to his hive. — Desiderius Erasmus

The bee is enclosed, and shines preserved, in a tear of the sisters of Phaeton, so that it seems enshrined in its own nectar. It has obtained a worthy reward for its great toils; we may suppose that the bee itself would have desired such a death. — Martial

News is often dispersed as thoughtlessly and effectively as that pollen which the bees carry off (having no idea how powdery they are) when they are buzzing in search of their particular nectar. — George Eliot

Just as the bee takes the nectar and leaves without damaging the color or scent of the flowers, so should the sage act in a village. — Gautama Buddha

People Writing About Nectar

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More Nectar Quotes

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Caste is a state of mind. It is a disease of mind. The teachings of the Hindu religion are the root cause of this disease. We practice casteism and we observe Untouchability because we are enjoined to do so by the Hindu religion. A bitter thing cannot be made sweet. The taste of anything can be changed. But poison cannot be changed into nectar. — B. R. Ambedkar

Twere better far That gods should quaff their nectar merrily, And men sing out the day like grasshoppers, So may they haply lull the watchful thunder. — Hartley Coleridge

Chanting is a significant and mysterious practice. It is the highest nectar, a tonic that fully nourishes our inner being. Chanting opens the heart and makes love flow within us. It releases such intoxicating inner bliss and enthusiastic splendor, that simply through the nectar it generates, we can enter the abode of the Self. — Swami Muktananda

What visionary tints the year puts on, When falling leaves falter through motionless air Or numbly cling and shiver to be gone! How shimmer the low flats and pastures bare, As with her nectar Hebe Autumn fills The bowl between me and those distant hills, And smiles and shakes abroad her misty, tremulous hair! — James Russell Lowell

I have crushed the cup of youth like a rose between my fingers but its nectar never warmed my weary heart. — Jon English

Be surprised at nothing. Let peace and stillness flood through you and envelop you completely in its cloak. Put on the whole armor of love - and yet feel, feel very deeply. Let tears flow, washing away impurities until you feel clean within and clean without. Become like an empty vessel ready to be filled with life's nectar. — Eileen Caddy

Wheatgrass juice is the nectar of rejuvenation, the plasma of youth, the blood of all life. The elements that are missing in your body's cells-especially enzymes, vitamins, hormones, and nucleic acids can be obtained through this daily green sunlight transfusion. — Viktoras Kulvinskas

But loss is a precious stone to me, a nectar Distilled in time, preaching the truth of winter To the fallen heart that does not cease to fall. — James K. Baxter

The happiness and peace attained by those satisfied by the nectar of spiritual tranquillity is not attained by greedy persons restlessly moving here and there. — Chanakya

Hungarian Language — savage it may be but of a beauty that has nothing human about it, with sonorities of another universe, powerful and corrosive, appropriate to prayer, to groans and to tears, risen out of hell to perpetuate its accent and its aura…words of nectar and cyanide. — Emile M. Cioran

How charming is divine philosophy! Not harsh and crabbed, as dull fools suppose, But musical as is Apollo's lute, And a perpetual feast of nectar'd sweets Where no crude surfeit reigns — John Milton

She tastes like nectar and salt. Nectar and salt and apples. Pollen and stars and hinges. She tastes like fairy tales. Swan maiden at midnight. Cream on the tip of a fox’s tongue. She tastes like hope. — Laini Taylor

Let me just say that I am not often lonely in country places. In cities I am, like the writers of the letters. Nature doesn't break your heart: other people do. Yet, we cannot live apart from each other in bowers feeding on nectar. We're in this together, this getting through our lives, as the fact that we are word-users shows. — Nuala O'Faolain

The poet speaks adequately only when he speaks somewhat wildly... not with intellect alone, but with intellect inebriated by nectar. — Henry Miller

Rejoice, and men will seek you; Grieve, and they turn and go, They want full measure of all your pleasure, But they do not need your woe. Be glad, and your friends are many; Be sad, and you lose them all,-- There are none to decline your nectar'd wine, But alone you must drink life's gall. — Ella Wheeler Wilcox

This world is a bitter tree, it has only two sweet nectar like fruits - one is soft voice and the other is company of gentlemen. — Chanakya

The poet's body even is not fed like other men's, but he sometimes tastes the genuine nectar and ambrosia of the gods, and lives adivine life. By the healthful and invigorating thrills of inspiration his life is preserved to a serene old age. — Henry David Thoreau

I ne'er could any lustre see In eyes that would not look on me; I ne'er saw nectar on a lip But where my own did hope to sip. — Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Laughter is a symptom of spirituality. Laughter is the flow of love coursing through your body. Laughter is the nectar of present moment awareness. Invite more laughter into your life and relish the magic in every moment. — David Simon

Grant that I have enough suffering that my heart really opens to the great compassion of this world, that I be given enough so that I don't wall myself off from the world, that it breaks down the heart and the separation and the ego and the fear, and it lets me touch the nectar, the milk of kindness itself, of something greater. — Jack Kornfield

On Saturday mornings I would walk to the Flavor Cup or Puerto Rico Importing coffee store to get my coffee. Often it was freshly roasted and the beans were still warm. Coffee was my nectar and my ambrosia: I was very careful about it. I decanted my beans into glass...and I ground them in little batches in my grinder. — Laurie Colwin

The nectar of compassion is so wonderful. If you are committed to keeping it alive, then you are protected. What the other person says will not touch off the anger and irritation in you, because compassion is the real antidote to anger. Nothing can heal anger except compassion. That is why the practice of compassion is a very wonderful practice. — Nhat Hanh

My desire for knowledge is intermittent; but my desire to commune with the spirit of the universe, to be intoxicated with the fumes, call it, of that divine nectar, to bear my head through atmospheres and over heights unknown to my feet, is perennial and constant. — Henry David Thoreau

May you find in the nectar of life, the sweetness of hope in your heart, feel the comfort of song birds in your soul, the grace of new wind in your wings. Color you sprirt with rainbows and shower gold dust in your hair. Time heals. Life renews. Dreams take flight agian. close you eyes and drink it all in. — Laurel Burch

When the bee has gathered the dew of heaven and the earth's sweetest nectar from the flowers, it turns it into honey, then hastens to its hive. In the same way, the priest, having taken from the altar the Son of God (who is as the dew from heaven, and true son of Mary, flower of our humanity), gives him to you as delicious food. — Saint Francis de Sales

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