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Letter "B" » bean
«I remember leaving the hospital - thinking, 'Wait, are they going to let me just walk off with him? I don't know beans about babies! I don't have a license to do this.' [We're] just amateurs.»
Author: Anne Tyler
, like an amateur
, The Hospital
, walk off
«He couldn't ad-lib a fart after a baked-bean dinner»
«In playing or managing, the game of ball is only fun for me when I'm out in front and winning. I don't give a hill of beans for the rest of the game.»
«If you are a dreamer,come in. If you are a dreamer, a wisher, a liar, a hoper, a prayer, a magic-bean-buyer. If you're a pretender, come sit by my fire, for we have some flax-golden tales to spin. Come in! Come in!»
Author: Shel Silverstein
, come in
, sit by
, The Pretender
«Holy men? Holy cabbages! Holy bean-pods! What do they do but live and suck in sustenance and grow fat? If that be holiness, I could show you hogs in this forest who are fit to head the calendar. Think you it was for such a life that this good arm was fixed upon my shoulder, or that head placed upon your neck? There is work in the world, man, and it is not by hiding behind stone walls that we shall do it.»
Author: Arthur Conan Doyle, Sr.
, fit to
, holy man
, Holy Places
, suck in
, work in
«A writer is like a bean plant - he has his little day, and then gets stringy»
«It doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people doesn't add up to a hill of beans in this crazy world. Someday you'll understand that. Now, now... Here's looking at you kid.»
«Beans are neither fruit nor musical»
«Better beans and bacon in peace than cakes and ale in fear.»
«And let them pass, as they will too soon, / With the bean-flowers' boon, / And the blackbird's tune, / And May, and June!»