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Peaches features

The ideal peach will be full of sweetness and juice and free of bruises. (Kelly Alexander)

Peaches are ambassadors to moments of pure happiness, and an entire, brilliant season. (Stephen K. Rose)

As touching peaches in general, the very name in Latine whereby they are called Persica, doth evidently show that they were brought out of Persia first. (Pliny the Elder)

In Roman mythology, the peach was the fruit of Venus and Albertus Magnus believed that peaches were aphrodisiacs. (Karen Jean Matsko Hood)

The peach is a symbol of immortality in Taoist mythology. (Desmond R. Layne)

The ripest peach is highest on the tree. (James Whitcomb Riley)

The close, fuzzless relative of peaches was first mentioned by American botanists in 1722. But Fairchild’s Quetta nectarines took less than four years to become the most popular variety in America, a country hungry for novelty. (Daniel Stone)

Women and peaches

In Hollywood, the women are all peaches. It makes one long for an apple occasionally. (W. Somerset Maugham)

I’m amorous but out of reach A still life drawing of a peach. (Fiona Apple)

You’re the cutest thing that I ever did see
I really love your peaches, wanna shake your tree. (Steve Miller)

The beautiful fruits, delicately decorated in baskets, had hidden roundness of cheeks, the faces of beautiful children half glimpsed under a curtain of leaves; peaches especially, the blushing Montreuils, with fine, clear skin like girls from the North, and peaches from the South, yellow and burnt, having the tan of girls from Provence. (Émile Zola)

You, pretty girl, wine-flushed,
Your rosy face is rosier still.
How long may the peach and plum trees flower
By the green-painted house? (Li Po)

Alas, beauty, what a pity
that your sweet gingerbread is not for me,
you are a peach, a palm tree and a violet,
and I have not been a botanist for a long time. (Igor Guberman)

People and peaches

Men, like peaches and pears, grow sweet a little while before they begin to decay. (Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.)

You can be the ripest, juiciest peach in the world, and there’s still going to be somebody who hates peaches. (Dita Von Teese)

I should become a peach brand ambassador. (Timothee Chalamet)

What I hate most in life are people who are not really the peach of the day but who want to be young and sexy. You can fool nobody. There is a moment when you have to accept that somebody else is younger and fresher and hotter. Life is not a beauty contest. (Karl Lagerfeld)

Man is not a clay that the educator can model to his liking, but a plant that brings with it its special nature and shape and can only be cared for, raised and brought to its highest possible perfection by a gardener. The educator will never make a peach grow on a wild apple tree, but he will be able to make the apples of that tree sweet. (Christian Garve)

Come clean with a child heart Laugh as peaches in the summer wind Let rain on a house roof be a song Let the writing on your face be a smell of apple orchards on late June. (Carl Sandburg)

Food and peaches

Peaches make a very nutritious snack or addition to any meal. (Mimi Brodeur)

I eat a lot of peaches. (Terrell Suggs)

And it’s one of the sexiest things you will ever read of how slow you should take the peach. Don’t rush it. (Maurice Sendak)

Every morning, I eat one fat-free yogurt with a sliced peach when peaches are in season, and one thin slice of whole-wheat bread. The same thing. I don’t want to get fat. And I want to keep my fitness. (Leonard Lauder)

Instead of cake there are grapes and fruit in vases. Make sure the peaches are ripe. Green peach is the same as turnip. Yes, put two pineapples… with herbs, for decoration! (Alexander Ostrovsky)

Shall I part my hair behind Do I dare to eat a peach I shall wear white flannel trousers, and walk upon the beach. I have heard the mermaids singing, each to each. I do not think that they will sing to me. (T.S. Eliot)

Peach blossom

The peach tree on the southern wall Has basked so long beneath the sun, Her score of peaches great and small Bloom rosy, every one. (Christina Georgina Rossetti)

Peaches bloom
after the spring flood
in the village of Jitsuka… (Kawahigashi Hekigoto)

The peaches are blooming,
and I can’t wait for
the cherry blossoms. (Matsuo Basho)

That was a long cold night But then the sun came out to thaw the ice Open the window man to smell the peach blossom. (Jeffrey Scott Lyster)

Across the world this June, the petals all have fallen,
But the mountain temple’s peach blossom has just begun to bloom.
I regretted so much that spring had gone without a trace,
I didn’t know that it had only moved up here. (Bai Juyi)

Quotes about bloom

Flavour and peaches

Do not ask carnations to the rosebush nor to the peach the taste of the strawberry. (Henri-Frederic Amiel)

Peaches usually have yellow or white flesh, often with red staining where they join the stone. Many people consider those varieties with white flesh to have the best flavour. (Geoff Stebbings)

Well, a peach has a lovely taste and so does a mushroom, but you can’t put the two together. (Arthur Golden)

The flavors of the peach and the apricot are not lost from generation to generation. Neither are they transmitted by book learning. (Ezra Pound)

Anyone who’s bitten into a fully ripe, just-picked peach–hot from the summer’s sun and ripe enough to be what the Masumotos call a ‘gusher’–knows that the feeling is completely, thoroughly arresting. (David Mas Masumoto)

Love and peaches

Your skin is so peachy, so gentle, it touches me so tenderly, it gives me the infinite world of love and I lose myself in you. (Engelbert Schinkel)

A strong relationship is an honest relationship, and no honest relationship is all peaches and cream. Love is the key. Where love abides, anger is but a passing visitor. (Jerry Spinelli)

Family life is a bit like a runny peach pie – not perfect but who’s complaining? (Robert Breault)

Love is such a simple thing when we have only one-and-twenty summers and a sweet girl of seventeen trembles under our glance, as if she were a bud first opening her heart with wondering rapture to the morning. Such young unfurrowed souls roll to meet each other like two velvet peaches that touch softly and are at rest; they mingle as easily as two brooklets that ask for nothing but to entwine themselves and ripple with ever-interlacing curves in the leafiest hiding-places. (George Eliot)

Cooking and peaches

Peaches are a sweet juicy fruit that can easily be made into a delectable recipe. (Carolyn Simmons)

Peaches are delicious in many different recipes, canning, and preserves, but they are at their finest, perhaps, when plucked from the tree at the moment of luscious perfection and savored out of hand. (Karen Jean Matsko Hood)

Chocolate’s okay, but I prefer a really intense fruit taste. You know when a peach is absolutely perfect… it’s sublime. I’d like to capture that and then use it in a dessert. (Kathy Mattea)

Peach is perhaps the most perfect fruit for making jam: sweet, yet firm; the golden flesh turning to a darker burnt-orange with cooking. My method allows the pieces of fruit to stay intact during the process, while retaining all the flavor. (Joanne Harris)

Orchard and peaches

Pink and white oleanders bloom before every door; the quince, the mulberry, the peach, ripen in every garden. (Matilda Betham-Edwards)

But the crowning glory in the near landscape were the fruit trees. The cherry boughs grew white every day, and were closely followed by the plum and pear and the pink-hued peach blossoms. (Edward Payson Roe)

The peaches and plums are already ripe in the greenhouses; Packing and sending this delicate and whimsical cargo to Moscow required a lot of attention, labor and trouble. (Anton Chekhov)

Orchards, lemon and orange trees, peaches and apricots – how do they grow outdoors? (Nikolay Chernyshevsky)

Quotes about orchard

Flowers and peaches

The peach-bud glows, the wild bee hums, and wind-flowers wave in graceful gladness. (Lucy Larcom)

Spring is here, primroses and violets have celebrated its arrival. The peach trees open their careless blossoms; the swollen buds of pear trees, of lilacs announce the approaching blossoming; the honeysuckles are already green. (Henri-Frédéric Amiel)

…the street stands great plumes of gold acacia, riots of daffodils, banks of violets, white, waxy camellias and branches of Japanese peach blossoms. (Almira Morey)

Camellias, peach trees, and lemon trees grew in wild luxuriance, laden at once with leaves, fruits, and blossoms. (Emilia Pardo Bazán)

Quotes about flowers

Fruits and peaches

An apple is an excellent thing – until you have tried a peach. (George du Maurier)

Peach is revered as a delicious and healthy summer fruit in most temperature regions of the world. (Desmond R. Layne)

The Italian grapes, nectarines, peaches, and pears, I got yesterday, excellent. (John William Polidori)

See how the light tenderly love the apricots, it takes them over completely, enters into their pulp, light them from all sides! But it is miserly with the peaches and light only one side of them. (Paul Cezanne)

Fruit quotes

Life and peaches

Life is better than death, I believe, if only because it is less boring, and because it has fresh peaches in it. (Alice Walker)

I’m a big believer in personal responsibility. My life wasn’t always peaches and roses. Where I am today is through a belief in hard work and never saying no. (Steve Wilkos)

You ask why I make my home n the mountain forest,
and I smile, and am silent,
and even my soul remains quiet:
it lives in the other world which no one owns.
The peach trees blossom,
The water flows. (Li Bai)

Gardening and peaches

Although peaches and nectarines do soften and become juicier and more aromatic after harvest, they don’t get any sweeter. That requires picking the fruit at the highest possible maturity. (Russ Parsons)

Sometimes, as is the case of peach and plum trees, which are often dwarfed, the plants are thrown into a flowering states, and then, as they flower freely year after year, they have little inclination to make vigorous growth. (Robert Fortune)

Even more than in inns, we abound in species of peaches discerned by their various sizes, colors, flavors… presses, pavies, mirecottons, alampers, pomace, black peach and similar stone fruits. (Olivier de Serres)

Quotes about gardening

Painting and peaches

When you paint Spring, do not paint willows, plums, peaches, or apricots – just paint Spring. (Dogen)

One does a whole painting for one peach and people think just the opposite – that particular peach is but a detail. (Pablo Picasso)

The man who can see all gray, and red, and purples in a peach, will paint the peach rightly round, and rightly altogether. But the man who has only studied its roundness may not see its purples and grays, and if he does not will never get it to look like a peach; so that great power over color is always a sign of large general art-intellect. (John Ruskin)

Peach pie

Winter is no excuse for a pieless existence. A delicious peach pie can always be whipped up on demand! (Belinda Smith-Sullivan)

To me, nothing tastes more like summer than peach pie. I began collecting pie recipes from friends and family while I was still working on my first draft. As the recipes poured in, it was fun to try to match the pies to the characters in the book. (Sarah Weeks)

Fresh peach pie can lift a bullying reprobate into apologetic courtesy; I have watched it happen. (Leif Enger)

Pits and peaches

Inside the peach, there is a stone. (Margaret Atwood)

Peach pits are poisonous. This is not a mistake. Girlhood is growing fruit around cyanide. It will never be your for swallowing. (Brenna Twohy)

Jealousy had a taste, all right. A bitter and tongue-stinging flavor, like a peach pit. (Dolores Hitchens)

August and peaches

August is ripening grain in the fields blowing hot and sunny, the scent of tree-ripened peaches, of hot buttered sweet corn on the cob. Vivid dahlias fling huge tousled blossoms through gardens and joe-pye-weed dusts the meadow purple. (Jean Hersey)

Peaches and candied fruits,
and mowing in honey dew.
The sun enters the amber of sunset,
like a stone in an apricot.
And the cob secretly laughs
with a yellow laugh, like the summer heat.
August again. And the swarthy bread with the ripe moon is
sweet to the children. (Federico García Lorca)

Quotes about August

Nature and peaches

Walking on willow tree roads by a river dappled with peach blossoms, I look for spring light, but am everywhere lost. Birds fly up and scatter floating catkins. A ponderous wave of flowers sags the branches. (Wang Wei)

And the forest and pasture lie motionless in a blue scent. Peach on the garden wall, crane on the winter flight. Autumn’s joys, autumn’s sadness, wilted roses, ripe fruit. (Detlev von Liliencron)

Quotes about nature

Health and peaches

Peaches are my idea of a nice, generic fruit. Maybe they’re not the nutritional superstar of the fruit community, but they sure meet all the requirements of a healthy food. (Jonny Bowden)

Peaches are considered a good refresher for the skin because they contain vitamin C, which helps reduce wrinkles and fights skin damage caused by too much exposure to the sun. (Belinda Smith-Sullivan)

Georgia and peaches

Every time I’m in Georgia, I eat a peach for peace. (Duane Allman)

A Georgia peach, a real Georgia peach, a backyard great-grandmother’s orchard peach, is as thickly furred as a sweater, and so fluent and sweet that once you bite through the flannel, it brings tears to your eyes. (Melissa Fay Greene)

Memories and peaches

Memories, even hard memories, grew soft like peaches as they grow older. (Sarah Addison Allen)

From the double-blossomed peach trees come the petals falling slow, Bringing sweet and fadeless memories of Sixty Years ago. (Alice Guerin Crist)

Attitude to peaches

I like apples, pears, oranges, pineapples, and peaches. (Theodore Roosevelt)

Think of the immeasurable superiority, as a steady thing, of an Irish potato to a banana, or a peach to a pineapple! (Murat Halstead)

Potatoes and peaches

If a peach strives to become a potato, the striving is its punishment. (Multatuli)

What a business is this of a portrait painter! You bring him a potato and expect he will paint you a peach. (Gilbert Stuart)

Quotes about potatoes

Apricots and peaches 

One after another, peach and apricot bloom after the plum tree… (Kawahigashi HekigotoIn)

See how the light tenderly love the apricots, it takes them over completely, enters into their pulp, light them from all sides! But it is miserly with the peaches and light only one side of them. (Paul Cezanne)

Apricots quotes


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