Proverbs and Quotes about Fruits
Fruits have been an inspiration for many proverbs and quotes. Please enjoy this collection of proverbs and quotes about fruits, which forms part of the world crops database.
Total found: 343
“I hope I never smell the smell of apples again!” said Fili. “My tub was full of it. To smell apples everlastingly when you can scarcely move and are cold and sick with hunger is maddening. I could eat anything in the wide world now, for hours on end – but not an apple!”
The Hobbit – Chapter 10 – A warm welcome
A bad tree does not yield good apples.
A black plum is as sweet as a white.
A cherry year, a merry year; a plum year, a dumb year.
A coconut shell full of water is a sea to an ant.
A coconut shell full of water is an ocean to an ant.
A cooked tomato is like a cooked oyster: ruined.
A dead cherry tree will not blossom.
A fig tree with figs turned out to be a ruin with mosquitoes.
A fly does not mind dying in coconut cream.
A fruit tree that grows in a dung heap will certainly blossom.
A fruit-bearing tree is known by its flowers.
A good tree bears good fruit.
A good tree brings forth good fruit.
A goodly apple rotten at the heart: O, what a goodly outside falsehood hath.
A grape that sees another gets ripe.
A jazz musician is a juggler who uses harmonies instead of oranges.
A large spider sat in the middle of a frosted web in the brambles.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
A lawsuit is a fruit-tree planted in a lawyer’s garden.
A man only takes rosella to the bush to plant one time.
(A proverb from the Soninke people of West Africa: Mali, Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia and Guinea Bissau. [Yugo do Sangume wa telle gunne ta banne ya]. The proverb is used in contexts when something only needs to be done once.)
A melon forced off its vine is not sweet.
A palm tree growing in the shade will not bear ripe fruit.
A pear tree cannot bear an apple.
A pear will fall to its root.
A pear will never fall into a closed mouth.
A ripe pear is more likely to fall in the shit than onto the clean ground.
A rotten apple spoils the barrel.
(A bad person can have a bad influence on the group they belong to.)
A stone from the hand of a friend is an apple.
A strange land is a bilberry; one’s own land is a strawberry.
A strawberry blossom will not moisten dry bread.
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