Famous Honey Quotes


Sweet as Honey

From as far back as the ancient Greeks to as recently as Taylor Swift, honey has been used as a metaphor by poets, pop stars and people from every walk of life. Honey has become synonymous with the sweetest things on earth both literally and figuratively.

In fact, one survey found that 26% of men and women prefer to call their special someone "honey" more than any other term of endearment. So, in the spirit of Valentine’s Day, here are ten famous quotes from famous folks about our favorite sweet something.



“Kind words are like honey, sweet to the soul and healthy to the body.”
–Proverbs 16:24


“Enjoy the honey-heavy dew of slumber.”
–William Shakespeare



“Life is the flower for which love is the honey.”
–Victor Hugo


“The pedigree of honey does not concern the bee, a clover, anytime, to him, is aristocracy.”
–Emily Dickinson


“The sweetness of life lies in usefulness, like honey deep in the heart of a clover bloom.”
–Laura Ingalls Wilder


 “If you want to gather honey, don’t kick over the beehive.”
–Dale Carnegie



“I’ve loved you three summers now, honey, but I want ‘em all.”
–Taylor Swift