Bumblebee Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old bumblebee quotes, bumblebee sayings, and bumblebee proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Bee scientists always speak of the bee as she. It is because all the important bees are of thet sex. Mark Twain
Surely, every child has had the heady experience of catching a foraging bumblebee in an old Mason jar., of feeling its resonant and angry buzz vibrate through the metal lid, and then, realizing that delicious excitement of indecision, hesitate to lift the lid to release the bee, fearing some angry retaliation for its brief imprisonment. Brian L. Griffin
Now everybody knows, I suppose, without bees in your garden, nothing grows. Craig Smith
If bumblebee leavings and stump paste are good for you, why can't any of those guys (in the health stores) grow full beard? Calvin Trillin
Now, bumblebees, from the day they are born, wear a black-and-yellow jersey just to keep them warm. Craig Smith
Honey bees cannot pollinate eggplant and tomato flowers; bumblebees can. So whenever you eat a tomato...thank a bumblebee. April Pulley Sayre
Surely, everyone knows the geat furry bumblebee, that gentle giant of the blossoms, that somehow awkward, slow, bumbling bear of a bee. Brian L. Griffin
I find many people who don't seem to know just what a bumblebee looks like, others who assure me that they are terrified of bumblebees or any bee for that matter. Brian L. Griffin
A bee is never as busy at it seems; it's just that it can't buzz any slower. Kin Hubbard
A quirk of genetics of bumblebees means that it is very easy for the queen to control the sex of her offspring by laying either unfertilised eggs, which becomes son, or fertilised eggs, which becomes daughters. It is probably a good thing that humans are unable to do this Dave Goulson
If a bumblebee runs out of energy, she cannot fly, and if she cannot fly she cannot get to flowers to get more food, so she is doomed — unless a small boy comes along and gives her a teaspoon of honey. Dave Goulson
For her fuzzy body, round as a ball. Her dainty wings seem much too small, to zip, or zoom, or fly at all. Dawn Matheson
These creatures build their nests under or near the ground, filling in holes or hiding in brush so as to stay out of the way of unfriendly predators. Omar Stone
Little bee, little bee, why do you flee? Because there's a hungry frog chasing me. Edward Gibbs
Surely, everyone knows the great furry bumblebee, that gentle giant of the blossoms, that somehow awkward, slow, bumbling bear of a bee. Dave Goulson
Bumblebee buzzes around bothering everyone until he comes to a gentle butterfly who understands that the busy bee is looking for someone to be his friend. Colin West
The hum of bees is the voice of the garden. Elizabeth Lawrence
We think we can make honey without sharing in the fate of bees, but we are in truth nothing but poor bees, destined to accomplish our task and then die. Muriel Barbery
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. Saint Francis De Sales
The bee is more honored than other animals, not because she labors, but because she labors for others. St. John Chrysostom
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. Safra A. Catz
Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn't know it so it goes on flying anyway. Mary Kay Ash