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Famous Bee Quotes

I’m petrified of bees because I have an anaphylactic reaction to bees. — Joyce Giraud

The odds are that they were killer bees because 99.9 percent of them up here are. That’s not as dangerous as you might think. The behavior of swarms are a lot different than hives. — Tom Kelleher

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. — Karel Capek

I’m sure the bees will be buzzing and the crowd, the noise levels it’s pretty loud, … As far as pitching against Roger, I’ve never faced him before. It seems exciting, it’s intense. He’s going to go o try to dominate the game and my job is to do the same and try and keep up with him. — Matt Morris

Three things must epigrams, like bees have all – A sting and honey and a body small — Latin Proverb

A bee is never as busy as it seems; it’s just that it can’t buzz any slower. — Kin Hubbard

Like the bee its sting, the promiscuous leave behind them in each encounter something of themselves by which they are made to suffer. — Cyril Connolly

Britain’s most useful role is somewhere between bee and dinosaur. — Harold MacMillan

I actually grew up in a house in which bees lived in one of the walls, and they lived there 18 years, in fact, so it wasn’t a fleeting thing. — Sue Monk Kidd

She wasn’t as destructive as Bee. She had never been as dramatic. Rather, she’d slipped carefully, stealthily away from her ghosts. — Ann Brashares

Bees dig the plum blossoms — Charles Olson

Actually, I have this random fear, and it’s of bees and wasps. Bees and wasps actually scare me just a little bit. I’d rather have a snake or a crocodile, yes… I appreciate them, and I love them, but I have a slight fear. — Bindi Irwin

The bees learn where they live by landmarks. If they’re moved within their home range, they get confused. — Gene Robinson

He that will be served must bee patient. — George Herbert

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

just then a bee bumbled above us and stole our attention the way flying things can — Douglas Coupland

The Bee Gees who are brilliant, I just love great music. — Michael Jackson

He’s symbolic of what our team stands for. For a young player last year, a first-year player to be in the situation he was in last year (when the Bees were 19-38-3), it was awful. It wasn’t fun to play hockey. It wasn’t fun for anybody to go to the rink last year. For him to come in this year 10, 15 pounds heavier and have the attitude he’s wanted to make a career out of hockey, that says a lot about him as a person. — Tracy Egeland

What makes them probably a little bit more dangerous is that they release an alarm pheromone after they sting, which signals other bees to come and attack. Where European bees might come in and sting one time, Africanized bees could probably sting 10 times. — Ed Skvarch

I always have at least four different lip products in my purse – I’m obsessed! I’m into L’Oreal Infallible Le Rouge ‘Unending Kiss.’ It’s a very soft and natural pink color. I’ve also discovered Burt’s Bees tinted lip balm in ‘sweet violet.’ I like it because it’s very natural and feels good on my lips. — Edy Ganem

The Bee Gees are a fly-by-night sort of group. — Barry Gibb

The tools that a society uses to create and maintain itself are as central to human life as a hive is to bee life. Though the hive is not part of any individual bee, it is part of the colony, both shaped by and shaping the lives of its inhabitants. — Clay Shirky

I’m pleased to receive this award, I have been a constant with this organization for many years now, but we wouldn’t be here today if I wasn’t surrounded by many other talented people along the way. I’m extremely proud of the Burlington community’s dedication to professional baseball as evidence by the fact the Bees have survived and now prospered as the smallest full-season market in the Minor Leagues. I’m also pleased with the response we’ve gotten on a regional basis from the baseball fans all over Southeast Iowa and Western Illinois that have adopted the Bees as their hometown team. — Dave Walker

Hello again, everybody… It’s a bee-yoo-tiful day for baseball. — Harry Caray

It takes a bee to get the honey out — Arthur Guiterman

‘Botanicula’ tells the story of a group of twigs, nuts, and leaves trying to escape with the life essence of a tree in tow before nasties from another world destroy them and everything else in their path. Yes, it’s a point-and-click adventure game, but behind every click, there’s a bit of joy to be found. Bugs sing. Bees dance. — Rob Manuel

A swarm of bees in May is worth a load of hay but a swarm in July is not worth a fly — Proverb

For a while, some schools across the country were banning spelling bees. For obvious reasons, of course – steroids — Craig Ferguson

The worst thing that could happen would be for the public to confuse the bees in white boxes with grumpy bees in wild bee populations. — Jerry Hayes

Some expected these bees to be a major threat to agriculture and life in the Southwest. Others expected an initial surge of activity and then the problem would somehow go away. The truth in New Mexico is somewhere in between. — Carol Sutherland

When I was younger, I was listening to a lot of Armenian music, you know, revolutionary music about freedom and protest. In the 70s I was listening to soul and the Bee Gees and ABBA, and funk. — Serj Tankian

I guess we were both asked, because we were from right here in town. It’s great for us. It’s getting us ready for next year. Plus, as you can tell, our kids are pretty fond of ( Killer Bees mascot Sir Sting-A-Lot). They like him a lot. — Kevin Hess

Coverage of golf’s most prestigious tournament was filled with odes to Augusta, plus numerous shots of the picture-postcard setting, bees pollinating and what the host called azaleas screaming at you and dogwoods whispering to you. — Peter Alfano

I mean, I feel like you get more bees with honey. But that doesn’t mean I don’t get frustrated in my life. — Beyonce Knowles

Avoid areas where bees are foraging and avoid disturbing them, if possible. Learn to look and listen for bee activity wherever you happen to be. And if you find yourself in a situation where bees are numerous, noisy or acting strangely, escape to safety as quickly as you can. Run and don’t stop until you reach safety, such as a building with doors and windows that close. — Carol Sutherland

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. — Emily Dickinson

I feel like you get more bees with honey. But that doesn’t mean I don’t get frustrated in my life. My way of dealing with frustration is to shut down and to think and speak logically. — Beyonce Knowles

He said the pleasantest manner of spending a hot July day was lying from morning till evening on a bank of heath in the middle of the moors, with the bees humming dreamily about among the bloom, and the larks singing high up overhead, and the blue sky and bright sun shining steadily and cloudlessly. — Emily Bronte

If it rains, the bees go in their hives. And the rain can also cause rot, and problems with the bloom. — David Robinson

The would-bees take their honey from the flowers of creation. — Herbert Gold

never forget this moment, the hum of the bee, the saffron threads of the flower, the drawn blinds, nature’s assiduousness and human cruelty. — Edna O’Brien

Our greatest worry is that we need to get businesses back up and running and we need to get the work force back. And you need at least something for everyone, not only businesses but the worker bees as well. — Michael Olivier

Sweet, loveable, and with every click revealing a new surprise, ‘Botanicula’ creates both a wonderful world where bees and twigs play in the universe and sets up a daring story of a group of unlikely heroes taking on a tree’s last hope of survival. — Rob Manuel

My cousin just died. He was only 19. He got stung by a bee – the natural enemy of a tightrope walker. — Dan Rather

A tactful man can pull the stinger from a bee without getting stung. — George Horace Lorimer

I can’t pick a favorite animal; I love so many! But I guess if I have to choose, I pick bees! There’s this brilliant documentary called ‘Queen of the Sun: What Are the Bees Telling Us?’ I think it’s important for people to be educated about bees – they pollinate almost all the food we eat. They are amazing! — Isabel Lucas

Managing them requires changes in management practices. There are more costs in everything you do, more labor and expense used to control mites. It makes everything more expensive. There is higher attrition. There is a higher rate of losses, adding more stress to the life of a bee. When bees die off for any reason it’s an expense, whether they are used for making a honey or for renting hives to farmers. — Steve Hunter

Dogs are becoming less like worker bees and more like members of the family. And members of the family sleep in beds. — Lisa Peterson

I planned how I would kill myself in the time of Churchill (stand under bombs), Victoria (throw myself under a horse), and Henry the Eighth (marry Henry the Eighth)- Little Bee — Chris Cleave

All I knew about bees when I started to write ‘The Secret Life of Bees’ was that they can live in a wall of your house, and that they make this incredible thing that I loved. — Sue Monk Kidd

I’ve studied the Browns and they’re a completely different team. Defensively, they’re like a swarm of bees that’s orange. They’re flying all over the place. — J. J. Johnson

I’ve said this over and over, but I’ll say it a million more times – I’m concerned more about the death of a bee than I am about terrorism. Because we’re losing hives and bees by the millions because of such strong pesticides. — Patti Smith

So on one hand, honey is an amazingly sophisticated and efficient food source. On the other hand, it’s bee backwash. — Alton Brown

There’s an interdependence between flowers and bees. Where there are no flowers there are no bees, and where there are no bees, there are no flowers. They are really one organism. And so in the same way, everything in nature depends on everything else. — Alan Watts

When I heard that the bees were in trouble, the fact that they’re disappearing and not coming back to the hive, which is a big issue, since a third of the food we eat comes from plants, I figured you couldn’t tell the story of the bees without the story of the flowers and how they basically have evolved together for over 150 years. — Louie Schwartzberg

Learn to self-conquest, persevere thus for a time, and you will perceive very clearly the advantage which you gain from it. As soon you apply yourself to orison, you will at once feel your senses gather themselves together: they seem like bees which return to the hive and there shut themselves up to work at the making of honey. At the first call of the will, they come back more and more quickly. At last, after countless exercises, of this kind, God disposes them to a state of utter rest and of perfect contemplation. — St. Teresa

I love Donna Summer, and I love ABBA. I love late 70s disco. I love the Bee Gees. I just love that period of recording. — Taylor Hawkins

The fellow’s got a bee in his bonnet. Thinks God’s a secretion of the liver–all right once in a way, but there’s no need to keep on about it. There’s nothing you can’t prove if your outlook is only sufficiently limited. — Dorothy L. Sayers

Most gardeners don’t need me telling them that it’s good to have year-round interest. You want a garden with as many flowers, for as long as possible, and that’s what the pollinators want too. My advice is to garden just to suit yourself and the bees and the butterflies will be perfectly happy. — Ken Thompson

The statistics showed that the bees collected in the power line scrubs were more diverse than those in the grassy fields. — Kimberly Russell

On the day the world ends A bee circles a clover, A fisherman mends a glimmering net. — Czeslaw Milosz

The Bee Gees no longer exist. — Barry Gibb

There were bees in the bush and she didn’t want to get stung. I can’t say she would have or she wouldn’t have. Some people get a nervous reaction. There were a number of bees. — Jim Haley

It’s like trying to fight a swarm of bees with a sword and a shield. It’s not going to have a huge impact. — Josh Bernoff

The happiness of the bee and the dolphin is to exist. For man it is to know that and to wonder at it. — Jacques Yves Cousteau

Bee, why are you staring at me? I am not a flower?? — Jack Kerouac

Chasing an errant swarm of bees is nothing to following a naked lunatic when the fit of escaping is upon him! — Bram Stoker

It’s not an automatic situation now where you put the box out like Grandpa did in the spring and you still have bees in the fall. Doesn’t work anymore. — Billy Davis

Definitely within the next couple of years, those bees will be here. — Stan Schneider

The bee fertilizes the flower it robs. — Charles A. Beard

When talking about the motion of charge current, you can think of the electrons as acting like a swarm of bees moving in one direction. Within that swarm, individual bees might be colliding, but momentum is conserved with each collision so that the total motion of the swarm is unaffected. When talking about the motion of spin current, the electrons act more like a swarm of honey bees and a swarm of bumble bees trying to move through one another. As the bees in these two populations collide, there is an exchange of momentum that slows the relative motion of each. Eventually both swarms may move in a single direction, but the overall effect has been a drag on their collective motion. — Joe Orenstein

He who does not attempt to make peace / When small discords arise, / Is like the bee’s hive which leaks drops of honey / Soon, the whole hive collapses. — Siddha Nagarjuna

You need to run and find shelter whether it’s a car or a building or something like that, because if you jump in a car, sure some of the bees are gonna come with you, but you can deal with the ones that make it in there. — Les Owen

About every two minutes a new wave of planes would be over. The motors seemed to grind rather than roar, and to have an angry pulsation like a bee buzzing in blind fury. — Ernie Pyle

The human species was not born into a market economy. Bees won’t sell you honey if you offer them an electronic funds transfer. The human species imagined money into existence, and it exists – for us, not mice or wasps – because we go on believing in it. — Eliezer Yudkowsky

If there’s a buzzing-noise, somebody’s making a buzzing-noise, and the only reason for making a buzzing-noise that I know of is because you’re a bee. — A. A. Milne

Africanized bees don’t roam in big swarms searching out victims. — Carol Sutherland

She was sad about what happened to Kostos. And someplace under that, she was sad that people like Bee and Kostos, who had lost everything, were still open to love, and she, who’d lost nothing, was not. — Ann Brashares

We have small Killer Bees up to Global Hawk, — Dave Edwards

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

I love the Bee Gees, but only the pre-disco stuff. From ’64 to ’69, I’ve got all their albums. — Noel Gallagher

Let’s say I park in Lot 3B in the parking lot, … I might see my car with three large bumble bees hovering over it. I got stung by a bee when I was a kid so it has an emotional charge, and it’s easier to remember. — Gary Small

Plants pollinated by bees tend to have heavier pollen that doesn’t fly around as much. Wind-pollinated trees and plants tend to cause more trouble. — Sandra Mason

Honey bees are amazing creatures. I mean, think about it, do earwigs make chutney? — Eddie Izzard

I felt like I had a million little bumble bees buzzing around inside my body. I’m tremendously relieved. I mean, this guy’s not out there, not hurting other kids. — Paul McLaughlin

We can’t have the public demanding honey bees be removed. — Jerry Hayes

Defensively, it’s like a swarm of bees that’s orange. They look really good, man. We’ve got a lot of work to do this week. We’re going to have to put our best football forth this Sunday. — Chad Johnson

I’m outraged that a genetically engineered alfalfa will contaminate the South Dakota alfalfa seed that has been developed over generations. Bees pollinate alfalfa, and we know that bees can forage for miles. The introduction of genetically engineered alfalfa practically guarantees that there will be no genetically engineered-free seed in a matter of a few years. — Pat Trask

When the flower blossoms, the bee will come. — Srikumar Rao

When I jumped off a roof in Cannes in a bee costume, I looked ridiculous. But this is my business; I have to humiliate myself. — Jerry Seinfeld

I always think of young Hollywood as its own little high school. There are the girls who have been working for a while that are kind of like the Queen Bees and the new kids at ‘school’ just starting out. — Nicole Gale Anderson

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

Life is not so idiotically mathematical that only the big eat the small; it is just as common for a bee to kill a lion or at least to drive it mad. — August Strindberg

You never can tell with bees. — A. A. Milne

I was always the one left behind. Out in the streets, when they saw me they’d say, That’s just one of the Bee Gees. — Maurice Gibb

I sometimes wonder if the tragedies my family has suffered are a kind of karmic price for all the fame and fortune the Bee Gees have had. — Robin Gibb

The only thing I’m afraid of is bees. I don’t like bees. I’m allergic to them. — Kobe Bryant

Everything takes time. Bees have to move very fast to stay still. — David Foster Wallace

I would have been a lot better off if I’d studied more when I was growing up, y’know. But you know where it all went wrong was the day they started the spelling bee. Because up until that day I was an idiot, but nobody else knew. — Brian Regan

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