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The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
You've got to go out on a limb sometimes because that's where the fruit is.
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
Abraham Joshua Heschel
Things don't just happen in this world of arising and passing away. We don't live in some kind of crazy, accidental universe. Things happen according to certain laws, laws of nature. Laws such as the law of karma, which teaches us that as a certain seed gets planted, so will that fruit be.
A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?
Your life is the fruit of your own doing. You have no one to blame but yourself.
The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.
The fruit of your own hard work is the sweetest.
Breakfast is always the best time for something juicy, sweet and fresh - it just feels like the right way to open the day. There's no right way, though, when it comes to choosing the fruit.
Balance, peace, and joy are the fruit of a successful life. It starts with recognizing your talents and finding ways to serve others by using them.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand.
One that would have the fruit must climb the tree.
Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration.
The meaning of life is not to be discovered only after death in some hidden, mysterious realm; on the contrary, it can be found by eating the succulent fruit of the Tree of Life and by living in the here and now as fully and creatively as we can.
Living with fear stops us taking risks, and if you don't go out on the branch, you're never going to get the best fruit.
My favorite fruit is grapes. Because with grapes, you always get another chance. 'Cause, you know, if you have a crappy apple or a peach, you're stuck with that crappy piece of fruit. But if you have a crappy grape, no problem - just move on to the next. 'Grapes: The Fruit of Hope.'
No greater thing is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig, I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
Let us learn to appreciate there will be times when the trees will be bare, and look forward to the time when we may pick the fruit.
The tree that is beside the running water is fresher and gives more fruit.
Saint Teresa of Avila
Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is knowing not to put it in a fruit salad.
A good mother remembers to serve fruit at breakfast, is always cheerful and never yells, manages not to project her own neuroses and inadequacies onto her children, is an active and beloved community volunteer. She remembers to make play dates, her children's clothes fit, she does art projects with them and enjoys all their games.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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