The artists must be sacrificed to their art. Like the bees, they must put their lives into the sting they give.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

I answer the heroic question Death where is thy sting? It is here in my heart and mind and memories
Maya Angelou stings quote

Words can sting like anything, but silence breaks the heart.
— Phyllis Mcginley

A fly may sting a stately horse and make him wince; but one is but an insect, and the other is a horse still.
— Samuel Johnson

Roses grow on thorns and honey wears a sting.
— stings quotation by Isaac Watts