25 Best Lemon Quotes For All Citrus Lovers

Deepthi Reddy
Dec 12, 2023 By Deepthi Reddy
Originally Published on Jan 29, 2021
Edited by Isobel Murphy
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Lemons traditionally symbolize difficulty in life.

In many cultures, it is believed lemons help us attaint longevity, rejuvenation and clarity. Lemons leave us refreshed and help us to get away from a gloomy day.

The lemons quotes give us positivity and help us to know about our inner strength. Many people find these lemons quotes interesting, and we can see why! Sharing lemons quotes with someone can turn their day around and give them hope, it will literally turn their frown upside down!

These lemons quotes will help to brighten your day. If you are interested in quotes and want to get more, then you can also read these when life give you lemons quotes and [chocolate quotes].

Funny Lemon Quotes

Going through these lemons quotes will tickle your senses and make your day.

1."I feel squeezed like a lemon - interviewers and people keep turning up unannounced at my office!"

-Francois Englert.

2."Life keeps throwing me lemons because I make the best lemonade."

-King James Gadsden.

3."When life gives you lemons, take it. Don't waste food."

-Giselle Marquez.

4."The man who'd put the sword to her neck was uncomfortably buff. He had upsetting biceps. He didn't look healthy; he looked like a collection of lemons in a sack."

-Tamsyn Muir, 'Gideon The Ninth'.

5."The old saying is that when life gives you lemons, make lemonade. I say forget that. When life gives you lemons, make margaritas."

-Kristin Neff.

6." If life hands you a lemon, throw it at someone."  

-John Rzeznik.

7."When life gives you lemons, squirt someone in the eye."

- Cathy Guisewite.

8."A grapefruit is just a lemon that saw an opportunity and took advantage of it."    

-Oscar Wilde.

9."I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade… And try to find someone whose life has given them vodka, and have a party."

-Ron White.

10."When life gives you lemons, chunk it right back."

-Bill Watterson.

The Best Lemon Quotes And Sayings

This section includes some lemon quotes and life turning sayings all about lemons. Get to know these lemons quotes to get motivated.

11."If life gives you lemons, make apple juice, and make people wonder how the hell you did it."    

-Gurbaksh Chahal.

12."When life hands you lemons, you make lemonade. But when life hands you hurricanes, you go surfing."

-Jon Foreman.

13."I got handed lemons, too, y’know but I learned how to make lemonade with them… No one ever told me I had to add sugar but that’s life for you. It ain’t sweet."

-Elizabeth Flock, 'Me And Emma'.

14."It's not what happens to you, but how you handle it. If life gives you lemons, make lemonade. If the lemons are rotten, take out the seeds and plant them in order to grow new lemons. "   

-Louise Ha.

15."We are living in a world today where lemonade is made from artificial flavors and furniture polish is made from real lemons."

-Alfred E.Newman.

Some Good Lemons Quotes

Here you can find some inspirational lemons quotes. These will encourage you to stay positive throughout the day.

16."In all my work, I try to say 'You may be given a load of sour lemons, why not try to make a dozen lemon meringue pies?'"

-Maya Angelou.

17."Natural, easily available, safe, and inexpensive - lemon and honey are essential ingredients of many age-old recipes for a beautiful and healthy body."    

-Vijaya Kumar.

Sweet Lemon Quotes

These lemon quotes are anything but sour, they will sweeten and brighten your day.

18."I think life gives you lemons, and the thing that I'm working on doing is not watering it down, not putting sugar in it. Just drink it straight. The more you can take life head-on... it's gonna make you a better person, and then you have nothing left to be afraid of."


19. "When life hands you lemons, make lemonade and lemon pie... That may sound trite, yet what I mean is that when something happens that takes you down a different road than you had planned, you need to take control of the situation and turn it into something positive.

What may look like a catastrophe can end up being a wonderful opportunity."

-Anne White.

20."I drink a glass of water and half a lemon as soon as I wake up. I heard that it's supposed to balance your body's pH. Not sure if that's true, but to be honest, it really helps with bloating."

-Sonoya Mizuno.

21."There are words that work, that are meant to explain and educate on policies that work, on products that work, on services that work. I'm not going to ever try to sell a lemon. I don't do that."

-Frank Luntz.

22."You can either see your life as filled with sour lemons that make your eyes water or filled with zest and energy of the refreshing juice that awakens your taste buds - how you see life is your choice!"

-Tanja Christine Jaeger.

23."Plants are more courageous than almost all human beings: an orange tree would rather die than produce lemons, whereas instead of dying the average person would rather be someone they are not."

-Mokokoma Mokhonoana.

24."The lesson is because there will be many lemons in life, to learn to make the proverbial lemonade and be open and honest. That's the best way of doing damage control and positioning yourself for success."

-Vivek Wadhwa.

25."The lemon is the symbol of tart refreshment; its color and fragrance lift our spirits before we even taste it."    

-Lori Longbotham.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for the best lemon quotes for all citrus lovers then why not take a look at these breakfast quotes, or cheese quotes too?

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Written by Deepthi Reddy

Master of Business Administration

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Deepthi ReddyMaster of Business Administration

With an MBA under her belt, Deepthi has discovered her true calling in content writing. Her writing repertoire is diverse, covering travel, movies, pet care, parenting, animals and birds, and more. Her joy of learning and creating has helped her craft well-written and engaging articles. When she isn't writing, Deepthi enjoys exploring new cultures, trying different foods, and spending quality time with her two children aged 7 and 12.

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