70+ Bumblebee Quotes

Abhijeet Modi
Mar 15, 2023 By Abhijeet Modi
Originally Published on Mar 14, 2023
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Bumblebee quote by Elizabeth Lawrence

Bumblebees are insects from the bee family.

In many iterations, the character of Bumblebee from 'Transformers' has the form of a yellow Volkswagen Beetle. However, since the live-action movie, he has also been seen as a vehicle based on Chevrolet muscle cars.

The inspiration for the vehicle came from the original Volkswagen Beetle sold in Europe. The black and yellow Bumblebee inspired this character's name.

Bumblebee is a recurring character in the shows and movies, having previously starred in 'Transformers: Robots In Disguise', 'Bumblebee', and 'Transformers: Cyberverse'. We scoured the internet for the best Bumblebee quotes and compiled them in one place.

You will not find a more comprehensive collection of Bumblebee sayings anywhere else. Let's read these quotes on the lessons taught by the insects as well as the character from the movie.

Bumblebee Inspirational Quotes

These well-known sayings about bumblebees can inspire a paradigm shift in your outlook on life and the world around you. It is important to interpret these well-known quotes with the thought of positivity and optimism. For a trove of wisdom and insight, peruse the following collection of bumblebee quotes. Read them and get inspired.

"All I knew about bees when I started to write 'The Secret Life of Bees' was that they can live in a wall of your house, and that they make this incredible thing that I loved." -Sue Monk Kidd

"The bees learn where they live by landmarks. If they're moved within their home range, they get confused." -Gene Robinson

"If we lose bees, we may be looking at losing apples and oranges. We may be looking at losing a great deal of other crops, as well, and other animals that depend on those crops." -Annalee Newitz

"The bee's life is like a magic well: the more you draw from it, the more it fills with water." -'Bees: Their Vision, Chemical Senses And Language', 1950,Karl Von Frisch

"My bees cover one thousand square miles of land that I do not own in their foraging flights, flying from flower to flower for which I pay no rent, stealing nectar but pollinating plants in return." -Sue Hubbell

"That which is not good for the bee-hive cannot be good for the bees." -Marcus Aurelius

"The life of a swarm of bees is like an active and hazardous campaign of an army: the ranks are being continually depleted and continually recruited." - John Burroughs

"To be successful, one has to be one of three bees - the queen bee, the hardest working bee, or the bee that does not fit in." - Suzy Kassem

"There is a number among us, young and old, of all sorts almost among us, that swarm up and down towns, and woods, and fields, whose care and work hitherto hath been like bees, only to get honey to their own hive." - Thomas Shepard

"Swallows have disappeared, bees are dying out because of pesticides that should have been banned long ago - it's a scandal." -Brigitte Bardot

"The busy beehas no time for sorrow." - William Blake

"I've said this over and over, but I'll say it a million more times - I'm concerned more about the death of a bee than I am about terrorism. Because we're losing hives and bees by the millions because of such strong pesticides." -Patti Smith

"I taught principally German language and literature at Eton. But any master with private pupils must be prepared to teach anything they ask for. That can be as diverse as the early paintings of Salvador Dali or how bumblebees manage to fly." - John Le Carre

"The lovely flowers 
embarrass me. 
They make me regret 
I am not a bee..." - Emily Dickinson

"People say if bees die out, the world would end, apparently. Now, I don't know if that's true, if that's some bee enthusiast who managed to write a good document, and people believe this." - Karl Pilkington

"I have a huge belief in the importance of bees, not just for their honey, which is a healing and delicious food, but the necessity of bee colonies that are vital to the health of the planet." - Trudie Styler

"If the bee disappeared off the face of the earth, man would only have four years left to live." - Albert Einstein

"Human beings have fabricated the illusion that in the 21st century, they have the technological prowess to be independent of nature. Bees underline the reality that we are more, not less, dependent on nature's services in a world of close to 7 billion people." - Achim Steiner

Bumblebee Quotes From Transformers

The following are the top Bumblebee quotes from the movie 'Transformers'. These famous sayings are taken from the dialogues of the character Bumblebee. There are also some dialogues of other characters in the movie that are either directed towards Bumblebee or are in a conversation with him. Let's take a look at these sayings from 'Transformers'.

"I-I am Bumblebee, your oldest friend. Optimus. I would lay down my life for you."

"Any more questions you want to ask?"

"Did you eat a lot of paint chips as a kid?"

"I sting like a bee!"

"[through his radio] I'm just trying to help out."

"Missed it by that much!"

"[through radio] You talk too much."

"Sam, that makes me feel bad."

"[through radio] Come on, Sam!"

"[turning his radio on] Who's gonna drive you home?"

"Goodbye, my oldest friend."

"[clapping his hands] Thank you, you're beautiful! You're wonderful, you're wonderful."

"[fully repaired] Permission to speak, sir?"

"[does a little dance] Check on the rep, yep! / Second to none!"

"[through his radio] …greater than man…"

"[pointing skywards] Throughout the inanimate vastness of space… And angels will rain down like visitors from Heaven! Hallelujah!"

"I wish to stay with the boy."

"Message from Starfleet, Captain… Let's get to it!"

"Bumblebee, there is only one way to end this war, you must protect earth and it's people." -Optimus Prime.

"I hate cheap knockoffs!"

"Sometimes you have to retreat to lead well."

Positive Bumblebee Quotes

If you are looking for some more bumblebee quotes, you are in the right place. These are some of the best quotes that will imbibe a lot of positivity in you. Being positive is important to be able to live life to its fullest. So, let's dive in.

"If we cannot start up to the sky of our dreams with the bluebirds of ecstasy or soar along on the rhythm of the humming bumblebees of our imagination, we must dare to think and apprehend what is hindering us, trying to capture the wonders of the moment." - Erik Pevernagie

"Man produces evil as a bee produces honey." - William Golding

"The hum of bees is the voice of the garden." - Elizabeth Lawrence

"Handle a book as a bee does a flower, extract its sweetness but do not damage it!" - John Muir

"We did an hour of practice, at the end of which I was capable of flinging a fireball down the range at the dizzying speed of a bumblebee who'd met his pollen quota and was taking a moment to enjoy the view." - 'Rivers Of London', 2011, Ben Aaronovitch

"Even bees, the little almsmen of spring bowers, know there is richest juice in poison flowers." - John Keats

"Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams." - Ashley Smith

"The mistake a lot of actors make, particularly young ones, is allowing themselves to feel that they're the finished articles, the bee's knees, and it's not true." - Daniel Radcliffe

"The bee collects honey from flowers in such a way as to do the least damage or destruction to them, and he leaves them whole, undamaged and fresh, just as he found them." - Saint Francis De Sales.

"Bee to the blossom, moth to the flame; Each to his passion; what's in a name?" - Helen Hunt

"We think we can make honey without sharing in the fate of bees, but we are in truth nothing but poor bees, destined to accomplish our task and then die." - Muriel Barbery

"If bees only gathered nectar from perfect flowers, they wouldn’t be able to make even a single drop of honey." - Matshona Dhliwayo

"When I hear a man preach, I like to see him act as if he were fighting bees." - Abraham Lincoln

"He is not worthy of the honeycomb. That shuns the hives because the bees have stings." - William Shakespeare

“Bees do have a smell, you know, and if they don't they should, for their feet are dusted with spices from a million flowers.” - 'Dandelion Wine', 1957, Ray Bradbury

"Our treasure lies in the beehive of our knowledge. We are perpetually on the way thither, being by nature winged insects and honey gatherers of the mind." - Nietzsche

"Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind." - James Russell Lowell

"I don't mind bees and think we are all the better for having them around. I like the taste of honey." - Henry Rollins

"When the flower blossoms, the bee will come." - Srikumar Rao

"A bee is an exquisite chemist." - Royal Beekeeper to Charles II

"I mean, I feel like you get more bees with honey. But that doesn't mean I don't get frustrated in my life." -Beyonce Knowles

"I actually grew up in a house in which bees lived in one of the walls, and they lived there 18 years, in fact, so it wasn't a fleeting thing." - Sue Monk Kidd

"Honey doesn’t lose its sweetness because it is made by bees that sting." - Matshona Dhliwayo

"The bee is domesticated but not tamed." - William Longgood

"If you want to gather honey, don't kick over the beehive." - Abraham Lincoln

"The keeping of bees is like the direction of sunbeams." - Henry David Thoreau

Funny Bumblebee Quotes

Here, we take a look at a few more quotes related to honey bees. Though they sting and buzz in your ear, they are helpful to humans. They will stay in your garden, but won't harm you, even when you visit your garden (unless you hit them, of course!). Let's find out some famous quotes on them.

"If you have no honey in your pot, have some in your mouth." - Benjamin Franklin

"Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn't know it so it goes on flying anyway." - Mary Kay Ash

"Every saint has a bee in his halo." - Elbert Hubbard

"Now, bumblebees, from the day they are born, wear a black-and-yellow jersey just to keep them warm." - Craig Smith

"A bee is never as busy as it seems; it's just that it can't buzz any slower." - Kin Hubbard

"It was the bumble bee and the butterfly who survived, not the dinosaur." - Meridel Le Sueur

"Surely, everyone knows the great furry bumblebee, that gentle giant of the blossoms, that somehow awkward, slow, bumbling bear of a bee." - Brian L. Griffin

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Master of Computer Science

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Abhijeet ModiMaster of Computer Science

An experienced and innovative entrepreneur and creative writer, Abhijeet holds a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Computer Application from Birla Institute of Technology, Jaipur. He co-founded an e-commerce website while developing his skills in content writing, making him an expert in creating blog posts, website content, product descriptions, landing pages, and editing articles. Passionate about pushing his limits, Abhijeet brings both technical expertise and creative flair to his work.

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