Thursday, October 11, 2012

We Hope and Know

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. ~ Anton Chekhov

There are only ten minutes in the life of a pear when it is perfect to eat. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson (I enjoyed such a pear as I compiled this list of quotes about fruit.)

A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy? ~ Albert Einstein

Someone once threw me a small, brown, hairy kiwi fruit, and I threw a wastebasket over it until it was dead. ~ Erma Bombeck

I want to lose weight by eating nothing but moon pies, which have significantly less gravity than earthier foods such as fruits and vegetables. ~ Jarod Kintz


Autumn is the mellower season, and what we lose in flowers we more than gain in fruit. ~ Samuel Butler

One is wise to cultivate the tree that bears fruit in our soul. ~ Henry David Thoreau

Live each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influences of each. ~ Henry David Thoreau

You've got to go out on a limb sometimes because that's where the fruit is. ~ Will Rogers

Truth is a fruit which should not be plucked until it is ripe. ~ Voltaire

Sometimes our fate resembles a fruit tree in winter. Who would think that those branches would turn green again and blossom, but we hope it, we know it. ~ Goethe

- Are your branches green or barren?
- When have you experienced life in all its vibrant beauty?
- How can you cultivate the assurance that this vitality will return again?

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