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Peach Quotes to Evoke the Summer Fruit Taste in You

Titi Dokubo
Jan 15, 2023
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Peaches are among the most delicious fruits in the world, whose taste and smell remind us of a good summer day. If you look forward to enjoying this summer fruit anytime soon, you should also read these 48 peach quotes.

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Peaches originated from China and were initially seen as wild fruits. Over time, its value appreciated, and explorers spread the seeds of the fruit across Europe and the Americas. By the time it blossomed in Europe, the people had considered it an exotic fruit.

In England, it became a part of every royal meal. However, as canning became possible, the middle class could enjoy the fruit. In China, the fruit bore cultural representation, was used for fertility, and more. Whereas in Europe, it became a part of art.

Irrespective of the connotation the fruit has borne in various parts of the world, everyone agrees that it is delicious for the summer months. You can eat the ripe fruit, drink the juice, use it as a dessert, and more. As you look forward to having a peachy summer, read these 48 peach quotes.

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Desmond R. Layne's quote: "The peach is a symbol of immortality in Taoist mythology." | Image: AmoDays

Desmond R. Layne's quote: "The peach is a symbol of immortality in Taoist mythology." | Image: AmoDays

Peach Quotes from Fans of This Fruit

"An apple is an excellent thing — until you have tried a peach." — George du Maurier

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"In the valley of the giants where the stars and stripes explode, the peaches they were sweet and the milk and honey flowed." — Bob Dylan

"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

"I couldn't unpeach the peaches." — Annie Dillard

"I should become a peach brand ambassador." — Timothee Chalamet

George du Maurier's quote: "An apple is an excellent thing — until you have tried a peach." | Image: AmoDays

George du Maurier's quote: "An apple is an excellent thing — until you have tried a peach." | Image: AmoDays

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"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

"Well, I don't know anything that's good for you that smells like peaches that isn't peaches." — Silvio Muraglia

"I love bald men. Just because you've lost your fuzz don't mean you ain't a peach." — Dolly Parton

"The walls were wet and sticky, and peach juice was dripping from the ceiling. James opened his mouth and caught some of it on his tongue. It tasted delicious." — Roald Dahl

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"I like to make pies. That's kind of my new obsession - peach, blueberry, apple, strawberry. I make a really good pumpkin pie with real pumpkin." — Morgan Saylor

Silvio Muraglia's quote: "Well, I don't know anything that's good for you that smells like peaches that isn't peaches." | Image: AmoDays

Silvio Muraglia's quote: "Well, I don't know anything that's good for you that smells like peaches that isn't peaches." | Image: AmoDays

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"My earliest memory is making peach cobbler with my grandmother. A wonderful memory. I grew up in a restaurant familyB.B.Q. restaurant." — Rick Bayless

"A peacha juicy ripe onecan seduce anyone with its ethereal flavor and sensual texture." — David Mas Masumoto

"Oh, sweet peaches and cream, this hurts." — Terri Osburn

"The jelly - the jam and the marmalade, And the cherry-and quince-'preserves' she made! And the sweet-sour pickles of peach and pear, With cinnamon in 'em, and all things rare! And the more we ate was the more to spare, Out to old Aunt Mary's! Ah!" — James Whitcomb Riley

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"I actually think the same things do make most people happy. The differences are extremely small, and around the margins. You like peach ice cream; I like strawberry ice cream. Both of us like ice cream much better than a smack on the head with two-by-four." — Daniel Gilbert

David Mas Masumoto's quote: "A peach–a juicy ripe one–can seduce anyone with its ethereal flavor and sensual texture." | Image: AmoDays

David Mas Masumoto's quote: "A peach–a juicy ripe one–can seduce anyone with its ethereal flavor and sensual texture." | Image: AmoDays

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"As a kid, I'd never have avocado. You'd get some melon and the odd fresh peach. But avocados? Mangoes? I'd never had a mango in my life." — Kimbal Musk

"Well, a peach has a lovely taste, and so does a mushroom, but you can't put the two together." — Arthur Golden

"I have to admit that I can't take a whole fig and eat it on its own as I would a peach or mango. It's just too much." — Yotam Ottolenghi

Peach Quotes Describing the Beauty of This Fruit

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

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"Family life is a bit like a runny peach pie - not perfect but who's complaining?" — Robert Breault

Arthur Golden's quote: "Well, a peach has a lovely taste and so does a mushroom, but you can't put the two together." | Image: AmoDays

Arthur Golden's quote: "Well, a peach has a lovely taste and so does a mushroom, but you can't put the two together." | Image: AmoDays

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"I'm amorous but out of reach / A still life drawing of a peach." — Fiona Apple

"Just as cherry, plum, peach and damson blossoms all possess their own unique qualities, each person is unique. We cannot become someone else." — Daisaku Ikeda

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

"One does a whole painting for one peach, and people think just the oppositethat particular peach is but a detail." — Pablo Picasso

"There was her face, like a summer peach, beautiful and warm, and the light of the candles reflected in her dark eyes. [He] held his breath. The entire world waited and held its breath." — Ray Bradbury

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Fiona Apple's quote: "I'm amorous but out of reach / A still life drawing of a peach." | Image: AmoDays

Fiona Apple's quote: "I'm amorous but out of reach / A still life drawing of a peach." | Image: AmoDays

"Smell is a potent wizard that transports you across thousands of miles and all the years you have lived. The odors of fruits waft me to my southern home, to my childhood frolics in the peach orchard. Other odors, instantaneous and fleeting, cause my heart to dilate joyously or contract with remembered grief. Even as I think of smells, my nose is full of scents that start awake sweet memories of summers gone and ripening fields far away." — Helen Keller

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"A peach, slightly unbalanced, so that it listed to one side, its hue the color of an early sunrise." — Allegra Goodman

"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

Peach Quotes with Some Deep Thoughts

"The ripest peach is highest on the tree." — James Whitcomb Riley

"Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education." — Mark Twain

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Allegra Goodman's quote: "A peach, slightly unbalanced, so that it listed to one side, its hue the color of an early sunrise." | Image: AmoDays

Allegra Goodman's quote: "A peach, slightly unbalanced, so that it listed to one side, its hue the color of an early sunrise." | Image: AmoDays

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

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

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"You could be the tastiest, most juiciest, most delicious peach out there in the world; there's still going to be people out there who don't like peaches." — Benson Henderson

"Nothing will supply the want of sunshine to peaches, and, to make knowledge valuable, you must have the cheerfulness of wisdom. Whenever you are sincerely pleased you are nourished. The joy of the spirit indicates its strength. All healthy, things are sweet-tempered. Genius works in sport, and goodness smiles to the last." — Ralph Waldo Emerson

"For some reason, I bruise like a peach. I don't have enough vitamin C, I think." — Lauren Cohan

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Alice Walker's quote: "Life is better than death, I believe, if only because it is less boring, and because it has fresh peaches in it." | Image: AmoDays

Alice Walker's quote: "Life is better than death, I believe, if only because it is less boring, and because it has fresh peaches in it." | Image: AmoDays

"But no matter what you do, that seed will grow to be a peach tree. You may wish for an apple or an orange, but you will get a peach." — Jonathan Aibel

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

"There have been people in my life who meant me well, taught me valuable lessons, and others who have meant me ill and have given me ample notification that my world is not meant to be all peaches and cream." — Maya Angelou

"Inside the peach, there is a stone." — Margaret Atwood

"Sunrise paints the sky with pinks and the sunset with peaches. Cool to warm. So is the progression from childhood to old age." — Vera Nazarian

Dolores Hitchens' quote: "Jealousy had a taste, all right. A bitter and tongue-stinging flavor, like a peach pit." | Image: AmoDays

Dolores Hitchens' quote: "Jealousy had a taste, all right. A bitter and tongue-stinging flavor, like a peach pit." | Image: AmoDays

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"I been through some junk. It ain't all been peaches and cream." — Timbaland

"If you start with a great peach, there's nothing you're ever going to do that's going to make it any better than when it comes off the tree. In 1970, that was a revolution." — Ruth Reichl

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

"There are a lot of different sides to me. I don't know if I'm always peaches-and-cream." — Shiri Appleby

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

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.'s quote: "Men, like peaches and pears, grow sweet a little while before they begin to decay." | Image: AmoDays

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.'s quote: "Men, like peaches and pears, grow sweet a little while before they begin to decay." | Image: AmoDays

"About five years old, I was drawing self-portraits with the brown crayon instead of the peach crayon and, you know, the black curly hair. That's how I was portraying myself." — Rachel Dolezal

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"The peach is a symbol of immortality in Taoist mythology." — Desmond R. Layne

"Some critics are emotionally desiccated, personally about as attractive as a year-old peach in a single girl's refrigerator." — Mel Brooks

Dogen's quote: "When you paint Spring, do not paint willows, plums, peaches, or apricots – just paint Spring." | Image: AmoDays

Dogen's quote: "When you paint Spring, do not paint willows, plums, peaches, or apricots – just paint Spring." | Image: AmoDays

While peaches might look small, they are packed with vitamins A and C. As you enjoy them this summer, you don't have to worry about packing on cholesterol as they do not have any.

However, remember that life is not always peaches, and there are bound to be hard times. To endure those times and bloom, read these cactus quotes as they will see you through.

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