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When I hear a man preach, I like to see him act as if he were fighting bees.
There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance.
Henry David Thoreau
That which is not good for the bee-hive cannot be good for the bees.
A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like one who is too curious in observing the labor of bees, will often be stung for his curiosity.
When you go in search of honey you must expect to be stung by bees.
To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, One clover, and a bee, And revery. The revery alone will do, If bees are few.
Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.
James Russell Lowell
The only thing I'm afraid of is bees. I don't like bees. I'm allergic to them.
When the flower blooms, the bees come uninvited.
You've never seen death? Look in the mirror every day and you will see it like bees working in a glass hive.
Swallows have disappeared, bees are dying out because of pesticides that should have been banned long ago - it's a scandal.
We live in a dancing matrix of viruses; they dart, rather like bees, from organism to organism, from plant to insect to mammal to me and back again, and into the sea, tugging along pieces of this genome, strings of genes from that, transplanting grafts of DNA, passing around heredity as though at a great party.
A multitude of bees can tell the time of day, calculate the geometry of the sun's position, argue about the best location for the next swarm. Bees do a lot of close observing of other bees; maybe they know what follows stinging and do it anyway.
People talk about mumblecore but I prefer bumblecore, hyper-realistic bee movies about how bees really are.
People say if bees die out, the world would end, apparently. Now, I don't know if that's true, if that's some bee enthusiast who managed to write a good document, and people believe this.
I like Burt's Bees Tinted Lip Balm because I don't need a mirror to reapply. But I definitely treat myself with face lotion - I use La Mer.
One thing I've learned - and I've said this to Republicans and Democrats - is, bees cannot sting and make honey at the same time. They have to make a choice. Either they are going to be a stinger or a honey-maker, and I contend that honey is a symbol of legislation and, the nuclear language used by members is the stinger, and you can't do both.
I mean, I feel like you get more bees with honey. But that doesn't mean I don't get frustrated in my life.
Religion was nearly dead because there was no longer real belief in future life; but something was struggling to take its place - service - social service - the ants creed, the bees creed.
It's wonderful to me that bees have this simple, age-old thing going on.
I had the fear of heights when I was young, along with many other fears and phobias, including the fear of dogs, bees, horses, and blood.
David D. Burns
The bees learn where they live by landmarks. If they're moved within their home range, they get confused.
In Tarzan I only had to worry about the bees.
Casper Van Dien
Let us turn elsewhere, to the wasps and bees, who unquestionably come first in the laying up of a heritage for their offspring.
Jean Henri Fabre
It was a great thing to be a human being. It was something tremendous. Suddenly I'm conscious of a million sensations buzzing in me like bees in a hive. Gentlemen, it was a great thing.
There is a number among us, young and old, of all sorts almost among us, that swarm up and down towns, and woods, and fields, whose care and work hitherto hath been like bees, only to get honey to their own hive.
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