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THE QUOTABLE NUT

Posted by Zel Allen's nutgourmet on February 13, 2012

Nuts are such a part of our everyday existence they even turn up in a host of quotations by authors, playwrights, poets, philosophers, and clergy.

Here are just a few that might bring you a chuckle, raise your hackles, or offer a moment of thoughtful reflection:

If .. ‘Ifs and buts’ were candy and nuts…oh, what a party we would have.” –H. Bergh

“Worldly riches are like nuts; many a tooth is broke in cracking them, but never is the stomach filled with eating them.” –Rabbi Nachman of Breslov

“I’m Charley’s aunt from Brazil–Where the nuts come from.”
‘Charley’s Aunt’ (1892) A play by Bradon Thomas.

“It takes 50000 nuts to put a car together, but only one to scatter them all over the road.”
– Darryl Somers

“I said to the almond tree, ”Friend, speak to me of God,” and the almond tree blossomed.”
–Nikos Kazantzakis

Almond blossom, sent to teach us
That the spring days soon will reach us.

– -Sir Edwin Arnold, Almond Blossoms

“A woman, a dog and a walnut tree, the more you beat them, the better they be”
–Thomas Fuller

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