quote by Chuck Palahniuk

Worker bees can leave. Even drones can fly away. The Queen is their slave.

— Chuck Palahniuk

Cheering Queen Bee quotations

Just as the queen bee, the highest-ranking, peerless creature of her hive, is surrounded by lowly drones to please her, whereas the workers produce honey, the same way is the one who sits on the throne an equal only to himself, and no one's companion.


Queen bee quote A King only bows down to his Queen.
A King only bows down to his Queen.

If a queen bee were crossed with a Friesian bull, would not the land flow with milk and honey?

Queen bee quote Life is too short to be anything but happy.
Life is too short to be anything but happy.
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To be successful, one has to be one of three bees: the queen bee, the hardest working bee, or the bee that does not fit in.

The human race, in its intellectual life, is organized like the bees: the masculine soul is a worker, sexually atrophied, and essentially dedicated to impersonal and universal arts; the feminine is queen, infinite fertile, omnipresent in its brooding industry, but passive and abounding in intuitions without method and passions without justice.

The common bees will never use their sting upon the queen;

if she is to be disposed of, they starve her to death, and the queen herself will sting nothing but royalty, nothing but a rival queen.


Queen 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.

The queen, I say, is the mother bee; it is undoubtedly complimenting her to call her a queen and invest her with regal authority, yet she is a superb creature and looks every inch a queen.

If it were worth while to argue a paradox, one might maintain that nature regards the female as the essential, the male as the superfluity of her world. Perhaps the best starting-point for study of the Virgin would be a practical acquaintance with bees, and especially with queen bees.

I'm just getting better and better. It's just like a bunch of worker bees protecting the king bee, because I'm not a queen bee. I'm a king bee.

Queen bee quote Be someone you want to be around
Be someone you want to be around
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A PHD is not the end of education. Education exists even among the bees who feed their queen only with the purest.