Bee Quotes

What is not good for the swarm is not good for the bee.

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

As busy as a bee.

Bees that have honey in their nostrils have stings in their tails.

All the honey a bee gathers during its lifetime doesn’t sweeten its sting.

You passionate, Powdery Pastoral bandits, Who gave you your Roaming and Rollicking mandates? Come out of my Foxglove; come Out of my roses You bees with the Plushy and Plausible noses!

Hundreds of bees are drowned every day, and other hundreds are eaten by birds, and it is the queen’s business to keep the population up to standard.

Bees work for man, and yet they never bruise Their master’s flower, but leave it having done, As fair as ever and fit to use; So both the flower doth stay, and honey run.

If any old farmer can keep and hive me, Then any old drone may catch and wife me; I’m sorry for creatures who cannot pair On a gorgeous day in the upper air, I’m sorry for cows that have to boast Of affairs they’ve had by parcel post, I’m sorry for a man with his […]

Bees are not as busy as we think they are. They just can’t buzz any slower.