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Sweetness Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Sweetness

Please enjoy these Sweetness Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinions;
it is easy in solitude to live after your own;
but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd
keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Be not like the sugarcane -
do not hold your sweetness inside.
Be like the fruit tree -
be generous with your best.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie (inspired by Tagore)

Between a man and his wife nothing ought to rule but love.
Authority is for children and servants,
yet not without sweetness.
- William Penn

The pursuit of perfection, then, is the pursuit of sweetness and light.
- Matthew Arnold

 

The gentleman had also a young daughter,
of rare goodness and sweetness of temper,
which she took from her mother, who was the best creature in the world.
- Charles Perrault

Without failure there is no sweetness in success.
There's no understanding of it.
- Glenn Beck

A celibate, like the fly in the heart of an apple,
dwells in a perpetual sweetness, but sits alone,
and is confined and dies in singularity.
- Jeremy Taylor

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When we are thirsty, we drink the white waters of the pool,
the sweetness of our mournful childhood.
- Georg Trakl

In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter,
and sharing of pleasures.
For in the dew of little things the heart finds its
morning and is refreshed.
- Khalil Gibran

The old Romans all wished to have a king over them
because they had not yet tasted the sweetness of freedom.
- Titus Livius

It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness;
it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
- Christian Nestell Bovee

I would feel more optimistic about a bright future
for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit
Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority.
- E. B. White

Nobody's interested in sweetness and light.
- Hedda Hopper

What's wrong with sweetness and light? It's been around quite awhile.
- Richard Rodgers

As a culture I see us as presently deprived of subtleties.
The music is loud, the anger is elevated,
sex seems lacking in sweetness and privacy.
- Shelley Berman

When old people speak it is not because of the sweetness of words in our mouths;
it is because we see something which you do not see.
- Chinua Achebe

For above all things Love means sweetness,
and truth, and measure; yea, loyalty to the loved one and to your word.
And because of this I dare not meddle with so high a matter.
- Marie de France

As we become purer channels for God's light,
we develop an appetite for the sweetness that is possible in this world.
A miracle worker is not geared toward fighting the world that is,
but toward creating the world that could be.
- Marianne Williamson

In real life, unlike in Shakespeare,
the sweetness of the rose depends upon the name it bears.
Things are not only what they are.
They are, in very important respects,
what they seem to be.
- Hubert H. Humphrey

For love is a willful stirring of our thoughts unto God,
so that it receive nothing that is against the love of Jesus Christ,
and therewith that it be lasting in sweetness of devotion;
and that is the perfection of this life.
- Richard Rolle

What sweetness is left in life, if you take away friendship?
Robbing life of friendship is like robbing the world of the sun.
A true friend is more to be esteemed than kinsfolk.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

If (s)he's an apple and you're an orange,
celebrate your differences -
make a great fruit salad.
Love isn't about being the same -
it's about being sweet with each other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May your spirit soar throughout the vast cathedral of your being.
May your mind whirl joyful cartwheels of creativity.
May your heart sing sweet lullabies of timelessness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility,
never an opportunity.
- Khalil Gibran

May your mind whirl joyful cartwheels of creativity.
May your heart sing sweet lullabies of timelessness.
May your essence be the nectar of the open blossom of your joy.
May your spirit soar throughout the vast cathedral of your being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May your heart sing sweet lullabies of timelessness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Families are like fudge... mostly sweet with a few nuts.
- Anonymous

Experience life in all possible ways -
good-bad, bitter-sweet, dark-light, summer-winter.
Experience all the dualities.
Don't be afraid of experience,
because the more experience you have,
the more mature you become.
- Osho

I take every opportunity to articulate to others
the ways that they have blessed and influenced me.
I hold sweet memories of making the opportunity
to thank teachers who have influenced me.
I encourage everyone to seize opportunities
to tell people who have made a gift of knowledge or influence.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Comedy keeps the heart sweet.
- Mark Twain

Parting is such sweet sorrow.
- William Shakespeare

Any old place I can hang my hat is home sweet home to me.
- William Jerome

Love planted a rose, and the world turned sweet.
- Katharine Lee Bates

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
- Aristotle

The love of learning, the sequestered nooks,
And all the sweet serenity of books.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Profit is sweet, even if it comes from deception.
- Sophocles

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
May your spirit soar throughout the vast cathedral of your being.
May your mind whirl joyful cartwheels of creativity.
May your heart sing sweet lullabies of timelessness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Justice is sweet and musical; but injustice is harsh and discordant.
- Henry David Thoreau

The movie character Forrest Gump describing life
as being "like a box of chocolates,"
is such a positive upbeat way of
characterizing the uncertainty of life.
I have no idea what life will give me next,
but whatever it is, it will be sweet.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Change in all things is sweet.
- Aristotle

What's in a name? That which we call a rose
by any other name would smell as sweet
- William Shakespeare

Kittens are wide-eyed, soft and sweet.
With needles in their jaws and feet.
- Pam Brown

There's always a period of curious fear between the
first sweet-smelling breeze and the time when the rain comes cracking down.
- Don DeLillo

Sometimes I'm so sweet even I can't stand it.
- Julie Andrews

I thought it was a really good contrast to have a really sweet,
sincere, church girl sitting next to the church lady who seemed kind of,
you know, over the top.
- Victoria Jackson

There is a peculiar burning odor in the room,
like explosives.
the kitchen fills with smoke and the hot,
sweet, ashy smell of scorched cookies.
The war has begun.
- Alison Lurie

Oh, definitely and you know you take the bitter with
the sweet but the benefits far outweigh the burdens
of what I've been able to do for my family,
my word.
- Star Jones

It is with flowers as with moral qualities;
the bright are sometimes poisonous; but,
I believe, never the sweet.
- Augustus Hare

It is only partly true that religion does more harm than good in society.
The community makes God into the image it wants,
vengeful, or milky sweet, or scrupulously just,
and so on.
- Mary Douglas

Life is one grand, sweet song, so start the music.
- Ronald Reagan

By hating that person, you have lost something very sweet in yourself.
- Sri Chinmoy

Beauty, sweet love, is like the morning dew,
Whose short refresh upon tender green,
Cheers for a time, but till the sun doth show And straight is gone,
as it had never been.
- Samuel Daniel

I've gone for each type: the rough guy;
the nerdy,
sweet, lovable guy; and the slick guy.
I don't really have a type.
Men in general are a good thing.
- Jennifer Aniston

OS X is sweet: it's simple and intuitive,
and I think GNOME shares a lot of values with it.
- Nat Friedman

I just want to do something risque for my debut,
purely because I didn't want to make an entrance being the pretty,
sweet type that I've been seen as for the last 3 years.
- Holly Valance

Affliction is the wholesome soil of virtue,
where patience, honor, sweet humility,
and calm fortitude, take root and strongly flourish.
- David Mallet

Oh, how sweet it is to pity the fate of an enemy who
can no longer threaten us!
- Pierre Corneille

Life itself, when understood and utilized for what it is,
is sweet.
- Benjamin Hoff

Whenever I meet people who seem really sweet and unassuming,
I kind of wonder about them.
- Heather Graham

When the sappy boughs Attire themselves with blooms,
sweet rudiments Of future harvest.
- John Philips

I wanted something very dense, something that would
sustain long and more pieces of wood that would be soft,
sweet, for more of a mellow sound.
- Les Paul

I have known the fruits of strikes.
The bitter and the sweet.
Hunger and music.
- Merle Travis

Jazz music is to be played sweet, soft,
plenty rhythm.
- Jelly Roll Morton

What law, what reason can deny that gift so sweet,
so natural that God has given a stream,
a fish, a beast, a bird?
- Pedro Calderon de la Barca

Sweet is the memory of past troubles.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Paul is Starsky, and I met him before shooting.
He was very kind and encouraged us to go with what we wanted to do.
It was very sweet to see them back with the car after 25 years.
- Ben Stiller

Ali was a guy that had a lot of discipline.
If you hung around him, you'd be able to get some of
that discipline that he had.
And I learned from that.
He was a sweet man.
- Larry Holmes

We remember Kurt for what he was: caring,
generous and sweet.
- Krist Novoselic

Go, lovely rose!
Tell her that wastes her time and me That now she knows,
When I resemble her to thee, How sweet and fair she seems to be.
- Edmund Waller

Must is a hard nut to crack, but it has a sweet kernel.
- Charles Spurgeon


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