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No greater thing is created suddenly,
any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig.
If you tell me that you desire a fig,
I answer you that there must be time.
Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
- Epictetus

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It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen.
- Brigitte Bardot

The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it,
can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing
else in the universe to do.
- Galileo Galilei

Minds ripen at very different ages.
- Stevie Wonder

 

I have never been able to look upon America as young
and vital but rather as prematurely old,
as a fruit which rotted before it had a chance to ripen.
- Henry Miller

Letters are like wine; if they are sound they ripen with keeping.
A man should lay down letters as he does a cellar of wine.
- Samuel Butler

The age I'm at now, you go from being a young girl
to suddenly you blossom into a woman.
You ripen, you know? And then you start to rot.
- Liv Tyler

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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

Nothing great is created suddenly, any more than a
bunch of grapes or a fig.
If you tell me that you desire a fig.
I answer you that there must be time.
Let it first blossom, then bear fruit,
then ripen.
- Epictetus

We must use time wisely and forever realize
that the time is always ripe to do right.
- Nelson Mandela

No enterprise is more likely to succeed than one concealed
from the enemy until it is ripe for execution.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

I'm going to buy some green bananas because by the
time I get home they'll be ripe.
- Ryan Stiles

Having proceeded to this length, for which they are now ripe,
we shall have a formidable rebellion against reason,
the principle of all government, and against the very name of liberty.
- Henry Knox

When I was almost 13 I was ripe for religion.
I was actually just plain ripe.
- Kathie Lee Gifford

When you're green, your growing.
When you're ripe, you rot.
- Ray Kroc

It is almost always wrong that the time isn't ripe to decide something.
That is always said of difficult problems.
- Chris Patten

The fact is I am not having sex.
But I feel absolutely ripe for the, what would you say? plucking?
- Angelina Jolie

We felt like we had done as much as you can do with the slasher genre.
We were trying to find the next group of scary movies
that were ripe for parody.
- Keenen Ivory Wayans

I don't tap dance, and I don't think you can learn
to tap dance in three weeks at my ripe old age.
- Huey Lewis

Those who are born of parents broken with old age,
or of such as are not yet ripe or are too young,
or of drunkards, soft or effeminate men,
want a great and liberal ingenuity or wit.
- Thomas Willis

Just call me a family man and an actor who digs his whole scene,
side interests and all.
Just say I feel mighty good at the ripe old age of 27.
- Bobby Darin

The day of fortune is like a harvest day,
We must be busy when the corn is ripe.
- Torquato Tasso

As long as you're green, you're growing.
As soon as you're ripe, you start to rot.
- Ray Kroc

The time was not yet ripe for the growth of mathematical science among us,
and any development that might have taken place in
that direction was rudely stopped by the civil war.
- Simon Newcomb

Personality is only ripe when a man has made the truth his own.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Are you green and growing or ripe and rotting?
- Ray Kroc

Whatever I do is done out of sheer joy;
I drop my fruits like a ripe tree.
What the general reader or the critic makes of them is not my concern.
- Henry Miller

There will always be something to ruin our lives,
it all depends on what or which finds us first.
We are always ripe and ready to be taken.
- Charles Bukowski

Everything vanishes around me, and works are born as if out of the void.
Ripe, graphic fruits fall off.
My hand has become the obedient instrument of a remote will.
- Paul Klee

The revolution is not an apple that falls when it is ripe.
You have to make it fall.
- Che Guevara

I would say that my peak was making my first million at the ripe age of 29,
after the first album.
- Anita Baker

Conditions are ripe for triumph.
We will win.
And we will wield great power here.
- Daniel Ortega

But I think it's a little different in Europe,
because 40 is really the best age for a woman.
That's when we hit our peak and become this ripe fruit.
- Juliette Binoche

The time was ripe for Flower.
The vibe was right.
- Jody Watley

The moment is ripe for an experienced businessman to talk practical,
prudent economics to the electorate -
which is why Mitt Romney's political fortunes are steadily
being resurrected from the grave.
- Camille Paglia

I can't discriminate? Oh, that's ripe,
coming from a straight white man.
What's the matter, baby doesn't feel like he belongs?
Well why don't you try a place that was set up just for you? Like the world!
- Lea DeLaria

The earth is ready, the time is ripe,
for the authoritative expression of the feminine as
well as the masculine interpretation of that common
social consensus which is slowly writing justice in
the State and fraternity in the social order.
- Anna Garlin Spencer

By 3000 B.C.
the art of Egypt was so ripe and so far advanced that
it is surprising to find any student of early culture
proposing that the crude contemporary art of the early
Babylonians is the product of a civilization earlier than that of the Nile.
- James H. Breasted

I was already devouring literature and I was the ripe
old age of 15 when I decided to be an actor.
I just thought plays were the most fantastic way of expressing life.
I thought I'd discovered Shakespeare -
'hey,
there's a new guy in town, don't know if anyone's read him.'
I was just excited about the whole thing,
from day one.
- Chiwetel Ejiofor

The weeds keep multiplying in our garden,
which is our mind ruled by fear.
Rip them out and call them by name.
- Sylvia Browne

I want to rip out his heart and feed it to Lennox Lewis.
I want to kill people.
I want to rip their stomachs out and eat their children.
- Mike Tyson

Libraries are the one American institution you shouldn't rip off.
- Barbara Kingsolver

You're allowed to rip-off another score so close that it's ridiculous.
In my opinion it's ridiculous, how closely one can
just rip-off a score that happened a year or two earlier.
- Danny Elfman

Plots and character don't make life.
Life is here and now, anytime you say the word,
anytime you let her rip.
- Henry Miller

Making it big in this world is such a rip-off,
you gotta keep your head together or it can be totally without meaning.
- Shelley Duvall

It's easier to rip somebody to shreds while you're making them laugh.
- Wanda Sykes

I knew I wanted to play "Dr Cox" really bad,
which is always a huge mistake because as soon as you
want something really bad,
maybe you rip up a little bit.
- John C. McGinley

The one thing about Billie is he will snap and rip
your head off if you point anything out at all other
than how beautiful he is and how nice he looks today.
- Tre Cool

You know what, rip me off once, shame on me.
But twice? I'm coming after you and taking back what's mine.
- Billy Mays

Velcro: what a rip-off.
- Tim Vine

Seeing what happens when you rip yourself open is what your job is all about.
- Ed Harris

I went to Sirius Satellite Radio and did my show,
Rapping With Rip.
- Rip Taylor

If you are a musician and you don't show any interest
on the business level then you are actually vulnerable
and people will rip you off.
They will sweet talk you into anything.
- Michael Schenker

The real sin with Social Security is that it's a long-term
rip-off and a short-term scam.
- Tony Snow

Even if you can't draw, do a little doodle or rip an
illustration from a magazine -
these visuals will help bring your idea to life.
- John Emmerling

Many people don't give a rip about politics and know
as much about public affairs as they know about the topography of Pluto.
- Tony Snow

He knows I rip him off every day.
He's the godfather for me.
Nobody can say they aren't influenced by what Stevie Wonder has done.
- Brian McKnight

Ah, yes, divorce...
from the Latin word meaning to rip out a man's genitals through his wallet.
- Robin Williams

We find just as many things to rip on the left as we do on the right.
People on the far-left and the far-right are the same exact person to us.
- Trey Parker

We don't mind being ripped apart, but don't rip the songs apart.
They're like our kids.
- Maurice Gibb

I'm on the patch right now.
Where it releases small dosages of approval until I no longer crave it,
and then I'm gonna rip it off.
- Ellen DeGeneres

Scoring two goals at against Wembley against a Dutch
team that was supposed to rip us apart and ripping them apart -
it doesn't get any better than that.
- Teddy Sheringham

I love to wear lingerie.
The problem is that men always rip it off too quickly.
When women are dolled up in lingerie they feel sexy.
So let us wear it for five minutes.
- Karen McDougal

Anyone with a grain of sense would know that if I punched
my wife I would rip her head off.
It's all lies.
I have never laid a finger on her.
- Mike Tyson

I've got two old Volvos, two old Subarus,
and an old Ford Ranger.
If you've got an old car, you've gotta have at least several old cars,
'cause one's always gonna be in the garage.
- Rip Torn

When I fight someone, I want to break his will.
I want to take his manhood.
I want to rip out his heart and show it to him.
- Mike Tyson

Not only is Rip Hamilton an outstanding basketball player,
he is also known for giving back to his community.
- Jim Gerlach

Everybody says, 'You impress me as a guy who never
wanted to be a movie star.'
I say,
'Everybody in the world wants to be a movie star.'
- Rip Torn

Sasha gets a raw deal from the press.
She makes one mistake in her program and people rip
her for not pulling it off when it counts.
But she never falls apart.
She never just completely folds and misses everything.
Usually it's just one mistake.
- Brian Boitano

I used to be friends with Miles Davis.
He didn't like many folks.
I lived across the street from him.
- Rip Torn

Let the other guys do the crybaby stuff.
Go for the laughs.
- Rip Torn


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