The revolution is not an apple that falls when it is ripe. You have to make it fall.— Che Guevara
Unforgettable Ripe quotations
According to traditional wisdom in rural France, a baby in the womb should be compared to fruit on the tree. Not all the fruit on the same tree is ripe at the same time...we must accept that some babies need a much longer time than others before they are ready to be born.
Joys and sorrows are time-born and cannot last.
Therefore, do not be perturbed by these. The greater the difficulties and obstructions, the more intense will be your endeavor to cling to His feet and the more will your prayer increase from within. And when the time is ripe, you will gain mastery over this power.
The John Birch Society is Communism's greatest ally.
With its help we will divide and confuse the American people until they have lost faith in their Government, their nation has ceased to be a major world power, and their country is ripe for revolution.
We wanderers, ever seeking the lonelier way, begin no day where we have ended another day; and no sunrise finds us where sunset left us.
We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.
The moment is ripe for an experienced businessman to talk practical, prudent economics to the electorate - which is why Mitt Romney's political fortunes are steadily being resurrected from the grave.
If the time is not ripe, we have to ripen the time.
God gives us love! Something to love He lends us;
but when love is grown To ripeness, that on which it throve Falls off, and love is left alone: This is the curse of time.
To use bitter words, when kind words are at hand, Is like picking unripe fruit when the ripe fruit is there.
India has known the innocence and insouciance of childhood, the passion and abandon of youth, and the ripe wisdom of maturity that comes from long experience of pain and pleasure; and over and over a gain she has renewed her childhood and youth and age
Give me juicy autumnal fruit, ripe and red from the orchard.
I don't tap dance, and I don't think you can learn to tap dance in three weeks at my ripe old age.
The harvest moon has no innocence, like the slim quarter moon of a spring twilight, nor has it the silver penny brilliance of the moon that looks down upon the resorts of summer time. Wise, ripe, and portly, like an old Bacchus, it waxes night after night.
Our God of Grace often gives us a second chance, but there is no second chance to harvest a ripe crop.
When you truly feel this equal love for all, when your heart has expanded so much that it embraces the whole of creation, you will certainly not feel like giving up this or that. You will simply drop off from secular life as a ripe fruit drops from the branch of a tree. You will feel that the whole world is your home.
Country to me is living life at its simplest: Learning to appreciate a sliced vine-ripe tomato with a dash of salt, served between two slices of good bread and eaten over the kitchen sink.
Weep not for me. Rather let your tears flow for the sorrows of the multitude. My work is done. Like a ripe fruit I admit the gathering. Death has no terrors for it is a wise law of nature. I am ready whenever the summons may come.
With years a richer life begins, the spirit mellow: ripe age gives tones to violins, wine, and good fellows.
When you're green, your growing. When you're ripe, you rot.
No enterprise is more likely to succeed than one concealed from the enemy until it is ripe for execution.
Wisdom is in yourself, just like a sweet ripe mango is already in a young green one.
I don’t eat meat because meat brings out negative qualities such as fear, anger, anxiety, aggressiveness, etc. Vegetables peacefully offer themselves to the earth when ripe, thus allowing a sublime and peaceful thought-conscio usness
Propaganda tries first of all to create conditioned reflexes in the individual so that certain words, signs, or symbols, even certain persons or facts, provoke unfailing reactions...The important thing is that when the time is ripe, the individual can be thrown into action by the utilization of the psychological levers that have been set up.
In my garden the winds have beaten the ripe lilies;
in my garden, the salt has wilted the first flakes of young narcissus.
I feel my brains, like a pear, to see if it's ripe; it will be exquisite by September.
A broken life in the hands of God is ripe for blessing.
As for my next book, I won't write it till it has grown heavy in my mind like a ripe pear; pendant, gravid, asking to be cut or it will fall.
Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun.
You are either green and growing, or ripe and rotting.
Someone told me once that blues is like whiskey.
They keep whiskey in the barrel for so many years, and then they talk about how well it's aged. But I don't think that goes for him. I think this young man has just stepped in there sayin', 'I'm gonna prove you all wrong.' I think he's like a watermelon, man. He's ripe.
When your consciousness has become ripe in true zazen-pure like clear water, like a serene mountain lake, not moved by any wind-then anything may serve as a medium for realization.
Are you green and growing or ripe and rotting?
A photographer cannot be inexperienced, or too mature. A photographer ought to be half-ripe.
Human beings have the capacity to learn to want almost any conceivable material object. Given, then, the emergence of a modern industrial culture capable of producing almost anything, the time is ripe for opening the storehouse of infinite need!... It is the modern Pandora's box, and its plagues are loose upon the world.