1.We ought to do good to others as simply as a horse runs, or a bee makes honey, or a vine bears grapes season after season without thinking of the grapes it has borne.
2.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.
3.The happiness of the bee and the dolphin is to exist. For man it is to know that and to wonder at it.
4.Man produces evil as a bee produces honey.
5.I’m a worker bee, I like to have a schedule, I like to have a place to be, and a time, and a schedule – it just makes sense to me
6.People talk about mumblecore but I prefer bumblecore, hyper-realistic bee movies about how bees really are.
7.I now understand how varied the world of cultivated rice is; that rice can play the lead or be a sidekick; that brown rice is as valuable as white; and tha
8.The bee collects honey from flowers in such a way as to do the least damage or destruction to them, and he leaves them whole, undamaged and fresh, just as he found them.
9.Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers.
10.Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn’t be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn’t know it so it goes on flying anyway.
11.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.
12.I really respect Samantha Bee.
13.I listen to everything from Ravel to the Bee Gees.
14.Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.
15.What a kid I got, I told him about the birds and the bee and he told me about the butcher and my wife.
16.The bird, the bee, the running child are a
17.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.
18.It’s mainly about working hard and proving to people you’re serious about it, and stretching yourself and learning. The mistake a lot of actors make, particularly young ones, is allowing themselves to feel that they’re the finished articles, the bee’s knees, and it’s not true.
19.I think Samantha Bee is doing a really good show.
20.When I was about 2 years old, I found a bee that had been stepped on on the foot path, and so I picked it up to rescue it, and it stung me on the hand. From that day forward, I’ve been terrified of bees.
21.I would say things like ‘I am the greatest! I’m pretty! If you talk jive, you’ll drop in five! I float like a butterfly, sting like a bee! I’m pretty!’ When white people heard me talking like this, some said, ‘That black man talks too much. He’s bragging.’
22.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.
23.The queen, I say, is the mother bee; it is undoubtedly complimenting her to call her a queen and invest her with regal authority, yet she is a superb creature and looks every inch a queen.
24.Long before I was Judge Judy, when I was an unknown worker bee, I usually got what I wanted.
25.The Bee Gees who are brilliant, I just love great music.
26.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.
27.Give me a 15-ft. crocodile any day over a bee.
28.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.
29.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
30.The worst decision, hands down, was wearing bright yellow when I was 9 months pregnant. I looked like a bumble bee. I have not worn yellow since.
31.Britain’s most useful role is somewhere between bee and dinosaur.
32.When I was a kid, people people would always say, ‘Oh you look like Chilli from TLC.’ It wasn’t until I did ‘Akeelah and the Bee’ that people started saying I looked like Angela Bassett, but before then it was Chilli.
33.The normal reaction of a publisher when faced with an author with a bee in his bonnet is to grab the check and run.
34.I’ve never turned into a bee – I’ve never been chased by a mummy or met a ghost. But many of the ideas in my books are suggested by real life.
35.My whole life has always been about looking for that person that money can’t buy in that they’ve got a bee in their bonnet.
36.How does a queen bee behave? However she wants to. But please don’t wait for someone to hold the door open for you when your own arms work perfectly fine – do it yourself.
37.In social matters, pointless conventions are not merely the bee sting of etiquette, but the snake bite of moral order.
38.The key to nature’s therapy is feeling like a tiny part of it, not a master over it. There’s amazing pride in seeing a bee land on a flower you planted – but that’s not your act of creation, it’s your act of joining in.
39.A bee is never as busy as it seems; it’s just that it can’t buzz any slower.
40.I have a bee in my bonnet as to how few black historical figures one sees on film; incredible stories, stories from which we are living the legacy and which just don’t get made.
41.Seriously, though, I think the only musical term that’s ever put a bee in my bonnet is ‘shred.’ I tried to peddle the term ‘Terrifying Guitar’ to the world, but it just didn’t stick. Now we’ve got ‘shred.’
42.In fact I was slightly badly behaved at school and got in trouble. I would get a bee in my bonnet about something I thought wasn’t right, and I would ape about too, to make everybody laugh. That was my way through my girls’ school, because I wasn’t very academic.
43.I know Samantha Bee, and I know she’s not a racist or anything.
44.I love the Bee Gees, but only the pre-disco stuff. From ’64 to ’69, I’ve got all their albums.
45.Bee to the blossom, moth to the flame; Each to his passion; what’s in a name?
46.I love the Bee Gees, and I love Barry Gibb and Andy Gibb. I listen to them almost every day.
47.My worst hair experience was when I was trying to relax my hair and my grandmother did it. It went all straight and I looked like a black Bee Gee.
48.While I was writing the songs for ‘Fuzz Universe,’ I was immersing myself in Bulgarian Female Choir music, Baroque lute and violin pieces, Johnny Cash songs about trains, cows, mules, and mining coal, the Bee Gees, and Ronnie James Dio.
49.Nature promotes mutualism. The flower nourishes the bee. The river waters quench the thirst of all living beings. And trees provide a welcoming home to so many birds and animals. There is a rhythm to this togetherness.
50.My mother has always been a worker bee, but she’s also a serious foodie.
51.I like Betsy Ross as a model, too, the quilting bee, sitting around with your friends making art, asking what they think, so that you get the benefit of everyone’s opinions and so it’s not just about you in your you-dom.
52.Nobody will ever take Maurice’s place, and he’ll go on with us and he’ll go on our music. He’ll go on with us as the Bee Gees, and Maurice will always be with us.
53.I didn’t see a lot of role models or women who looked like me on screen when I was growing up. For me, one thing that changed all of that was seeing Keke Palmer in ‘Akeelah and The Bee.’ That film made me realize that I wasn’t an alien.
54.Sure I’m leaving the Bee Gees. I’m going into films.
55.A human being is still more likely to die of a bee sting, snake bite or, Lord knows, automobile accident than by shark attack. We do not execute the perpretrators of death by car. We should not butcher an animal for an inadvertent homicide.
56.A brier rose whose buds yield fragrant harvest for the honey bee.
57.All the lessons of history in four sentences: Whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad with power. The mills of God grind slowly, but they grind exceedingly small. The bee fertilizes the flower it robs. When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
58.You’re looking at the Bee Gees right now.
59.The Bee Gees, to us, was the three brothers. In Maurice’s name, we would respect that and not be the Bee Gees anymore.
60.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.