Quotations on Apples

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The insufferable arrogance of human beings to think that Nature was made solely for their benefit, as if it was conceivable that the sun had been set afire merely to ripen men's apples and head their cabbages.
- Cyrano de Bergerac
(Keywords: Nature, Men, Apples, Arrogance, Sun)

Love doesn't grow on trees like apples in Eden - it's something you have to make. And you must use your imagination too.
- Joyce Cary
(Keywords: Imagination, Love, Apples, Trees)

Why not upset the apple cart? If you don't, the apples will rot anyway.
- Frank Howard Clark
(Keywords: Apples, Will)

When I was young and we got caught pinching apples, we got a smack from the local policeman. Today if that happened he would be sued. There is a tendency to punish the victim, not the criminal. If someone broke into my house or my mum's house, I worry that the burglar has more rights than me.
- Simon Cowell
(Keywords: Apples, Rights, Today, Worry)

The God of the Christians is a father who makes much of his apples, and very little of his children.
- Denis Diderot
(Keywords: God, Father, Apples, Children)

I can't compare quarterbacks as apples and oranges in my mind because everybody's in a different system.
- John Elway
(Keywords: Apples, Mind)

We are born believing. A man bears beliefs as a tree bears apples.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Keywords: Apples, Beliefs, Man)

In science, "fact" can only mean "confirmed to such a degree that it would be perverse to withhold provisional assent." I suppose that apples might start to rise tomorrow, but the possibility does not merit equal time in physics classrooms.
- Stephen Jay Gould
(Keywords: Time, Science, Possibility, Apples, Merit, Physics, Tomorrow)

There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
- Audrey Hepburn
(Keywords: Sex, Apples, Rain, Sex appeal)

Australians were unique due to our corals, our apples, our gum trees and our kangaroos.
- Harold Edward Holt
(Keywords: Apples, Trees)

Second, when comparing private school and public school test scores, it's like apples and oranges. Public schools have to take everyone, but private schools can be selective. It's not accurate or fair to compare the job they do.
- Dennis Moore
(Keywords: Apples, Job, Public, School, Schools)

I think one of the geniuses of Bound and The Matrix and Memento is the complete collaboration of the effort. There were no rotten apples.
- Joe Pantoliano
(Keywords: Apples, Collaboration, Effort)

Don't get fancy. Have you cooked an apple pie? You don't know what you did wrong? Do this: Take two or three apples. Put them on a table. Study them.
- Paul Prudhomme
(Keywords: Apples, Fancy, Study, Wrong)

To compare the albums is like trying to compare apples and oranges.
- Josh Silver
(Keywords: Apples, Trying)

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