Watermelon quotes

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Watermelon features

The true Southern watermelon is a boon apart, and not to be mentioned with commoner things. (Mark Twain)

Watermelon is a piggy bank of sunsets. (Ramón Gómez de la Serna)

Watermelon slice: blood moon. (Ramón Gómez de la Serna)

Seems to me God made a big mistake when He failed to put handles on watermelons. (Karen Cushman)

Greens are like watermelons: green on the outside but red on the inside. (Giulio Andreotti)

In China and Japan watermelon is a popular gift to bring to a host. (Katie Potter)

Kordofan watermelons measure about 15 centimeters, have white, sweet flesh, and their [bark] is pale green and vaguely striped. In short, Nefertiti would have had the opportunity to taste this fruit which grows just south of Egypt. (Gabrielle Anctil)

Food and watermelon

Biting into watermelon is biting into sweet snow. It’s like healthy slush. (Simon Boulerice)

Every part of a watermelon is edible, even the seeds and rinds. (Katie Potter)

When one has tasted watermelon, he knows what the angels eat. (Mark Twain)

A lunch from the South, fresh and cheerful to the eye… alternating on the tablecloth large green peppers and bloody figs, almonds and watermelons opened into gigantic pink magnolias… (Alphonse Daudet)

So in our pride we ordered for breakfast an watermelon and two bottles of cream soda. (John Steinbeck)

Poor families, who make do with watermelons and prickly pears, which they consume in large quantities. (R. Lalanne)

My cat can eat a whole watermelon. (Crispin Glover)

Women and watermelon

There is nothing more difficult than recognizing a good watermelon and a decent woman. (Ivan Bunin)

A girl’s not a watermelon you plug a hole in to see if it’s sweet. (Jeffrey Eugenides)

But she was so fresh that she seemed to smell like watermelon or fresh milk. (Aleksandr Kuprin)

What shall we do, all of us? All of us oassionate girls who fear crushing the boys we love with our mouths like caverns of teeth, our mushrooming brains, our watermelon hearts? (Francesca Lia Block)

A blouse is like a watermelon – the cut helps you guess the contents. (Konstantin Melikhan)

A round torso, straight shoulders, breasts full like watermelons, long and plump legs nimbly freed themselves from multiple unwelcome items of laundry. (Pierre Louÿs)

People and watermelon

Once upon a time I owned a watermelon. (Irving Bacheller)

You can’t tell how good a man or a watermelon is ’til they get thumped. (Roy Bean)

Watermelon pickles my very soul. (August Wilson)

If you want to understand what a watermelon is, you take a watermelon, get a knife, and cut the watermelon. Then you put a slice in your mouth. Boom! YOUR experience! (Seungsahn)

For me, Fellini was like a watermelon. It is there. A watermelon cannot die. (Roberto Benigni)

We are like the watermelons. Each of us has a crusty external rind. A case that both protects us and keeps others out. The closer you get to the middle, that is to say – the closer you get to the heart – the sweeter we get. (Omid Safi)

Happiness and watermelon

To cut with a sharp knife a bright green watermelon on a big scarlet plate of a summer afternoon. Ah, is this not happiness? (Lin Yutang)

But happiness is not always loud and bright and crowded. Happiness ripens like a watermelon, sweet and rosy on the inside with only a thin top layer altogether free of small black pits. And, like a watermelon, the whole thing can be covered with a plain dark rind. (E.L. Konigsburg)

Just thinking of a big slice of watermelon, so icy cold, drops bead[ed] up on the rind, is enough to bring tears of pure joy to a glass eye. (Jim Casada)

La pastèque nous fit grand bien; cette pulpe rose dans cette écorce verte a quelque chose de frais et de désaltérant qui fait plaisir à voir. À peine y a-t-on mordu qu’on est inondé jusqu’au coude d’une eau légèrement sucrée d’un goût très-agréable, et qui n’a aucun rapport avec le jus de nos cantaloups. (Théophile Gautier)

Of summer, red and fresh
burst of laughter,
of watermelon! (José Juan Tablada)

Fruits and watermelon

The sweetest Summer fruit is watermelon. (Groucho Marx)

Watermelon is one of the best fruits that grow there, I have seen one as big as a suitcase. (Richard Ligon)

Watermelon is 92% water and 8% sugar, so it is aptly named, and remained among the most refreshing and thirst-quenching fruits of all. (Eugene A. Defelice)

Watermelon is the only fruit that starts out green and turns pink when fully ripe. (Robert Lisek)

He lies on a kiwi tray and is terribly surprised by everything: That a pineapple has a pointy head of hair, that wild strawberries are so tiny, that oranges are orange, that a watermelon has a green head, that a nut is hard to crack, and that a lime cannot turn yellow. (Zofia Poletyło)

Fruit quotes

Attitude to watermelon

I love watermelon! Chomp! Chomp!Chomp! (Greg Pizzoli)

I’m a fastidious sort of fellow, fond of watermelon and buckbrush nuts. (Edward Abbey)

He particularly loved watermelons and, if asked why, he explained that no other food concentrated so much Light. (Amin Maalouf)

When I first tasted this fruit I thought it very vile stuff indeed, but before the end of the season we all learned to like it. When taken with claret and sugar it makes a delicious wine and water. (Frances Trollope)

Shut your mouth,
Watermelon! (Jan Brzechwa)

Killing and watermelon

I love watermelons, but I believe you got to kill it to eat it. (Sergeant R. Lee Ermey)

I brutally tore through the skin of the succulent watermelon, I urged myself into the action of devouring blood-red chunks of the fruit. (Nikhil Parekh)

Bloody, murderously red, covering the entire boat with a color and, at first glance, with an emotion of killing, of massacre, of torn meat, they are spread out in front of thirty sailors with brown faces, sixty or a hundred quarters of disemboweled purple watermelons. (Guy de Maupassant)

Green Buddhas
On the fruit stand.
We eat the smile
And spit out the teeth. (Charles Simic)

Health and watermelon

Don’t underestimate the humble watermelon. It contains Vitamin A, which is essential for healthy eyes and boosts immunity. (Gordon Rock)

Their cleansing action you can discover for yourself; just rub them on dirty skin. Watermelons will remove the following: freckles, facial moles, or epidemic leprosy, if anyone should have these conditions. (Galen)

Watermelon has many other benefits as well. Its juice protects skin from the sun’s harmful rays. (David Herzog)

Watermelon, as its name implies, is a good source of pure water and an excellent diuretic. (Michael T. Murray)

Kiss and watermelon

Some people kiss as if they were eating watermelon. (Saadat Hasan Manto)

For it’s the sweetheart kissing season, and all the world’s in rhyme when it’s watermelon sweet love telling time. (Guy Webster)

Mother of Greek passions and Latin whims,
O Lesbos, home of the most tormenting bonds,
Where the fellow tribesman of the suns and gigantic lightnings,
The kiss was sweet, like a cracked watermelon;
Mother of Greek passions and Latin whims. (Charles Baudelaire)

Knife and watermelon

A watermelon that breaks open by itself tastes better than one cut with a knife. (Hualing Nieh Engle)

The cut watermelons reveal their pink pulp on which a small jet of water as thin as a hair drizzles. (Théophile Gautier)

Sir, cutting a watermelon is a skill, let alone eating it. Actually, what I like most about watermelon that has cooled in cold water or in the fridge is the strange sound it makes when it is cut. When you throw a knife at it, if it is a good ripe watermelon, it will crackle and split on its own… But do not treat the watermelon so rudely. (Mustafa Kutlu)

Cooking and watermelon

Watermelon is delicious to eat as is, but it also makes a delightful addition to a fruit salad. In addition, jam, sorbet, and juice are some nutritious and delicious things you can make with watermelon. (Michael T. Murray)

And what’s more, watermelon needn’t just be enjoyed as a sweet snack. It works well in dozens of recipes, sweet and savory. (Gordon Rock)

It’s completely wrong for a watermelon not to want to fit into a jam jar; it’s exactly the same berry as all the others. (O’Sanchez)

Seeds and watermelon

If you focus on only the seeds in a watermelon, you missed the sweetness of the meat. (Wally Amos)

In the afternoon these ladies and young ladies dressed in their finest attire strutted in tight clusters all along the central street (the only wide street) chattering and nibbling on grilled and salted squash and watermelon seeds. (Aurore Lebouteux)

The fish has too many bones
and the watermelon too many seeds. (Charles Reznikoff)

Life and watermelon

Life is a watermelon. Pull out the seeds of woe to taste the pulp of joy. (Sushmitha Sriram Kumar)

Life is like eating a watermelon. You know you’re going to get some seeds; just spit them out and take another bite. (Jeff Steinmann)

I would like to live to a ripe old age and raise watermelons in Wyoming. (Lou Reed)

Children and watermelon

Kids love watermelon and the addition of a few cherries only makes it better! (Teresa Kennedy)

Watermelons, always in season, are also very popular in our family, especially since my children saw a truck in Berkeley with the sign: Watermelon, the magic fruit: you eat it, you drink it and you wash your face with it. You can imagine that I would have preferred them never to see that sign. (Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson)

Gardening and watermelon

Have you ever grown watermelons? They become so pot-bellied, like little animals. (Haruki Murakami)

After about 60 days, tiny watermelon fruits appear on the vines. Over the warm summer months, these watermelon fruits grow bigger and bigger. (Julie Murray)

Quotes about gardening

Sea and watermelon

Today the sea smelled like watermelon. (V.J. Tale)

What does the sea smell like?
Bunin writes somewhere that it is a watermelon. (Ilya Selvinsky)

Washing and watermelon

Watermelon — it’s a good fruit. You eat, you drink, you wash your face. (Enrico Caruso)

For three centimes I can eat, drink, and wash my face, all by the means of one of those slices of water-melon you display there on a little table. (Anatole France)

Weather and watermelon

It’s watermelon weather That summer kind of weather When people get together and sing. (Guy Webster)

In these chilly weather, you would think that the watermelon season is well and truly over. (Stéphanie Bérubé)

Alcohol and watermelon

There were happy days, with watermelon, and sad days of whiskey. (Lewis Nordan)

What is good for the brain is watermelon, into which vodka was poured and allowed to brew. (Lev Durov)

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