Grapes Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old grapes quotes, grapes sayings, and grapes proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

People aren't grapes - you can't weigh them in a bunch, but I guess it's easier than dealing with people as individuals.     

Rita Mae Brown

One day you are drinking the wine, and they next day you are picking the grapes.     

Lou Holtz

People pretend not to like grapes when the vines are too high for them to reach     

Marguerite de Navarre

When we are crushed like grapes, we cannot think of the wine we will become.     

Henri Nouwen

The heart, like the grape, is prone to delivering its harvest in the same moment it appears to be crushed.     

Roger Housden

The juice of the grape is the liquid quintessence of concentrated sunbeams.     

Thomas Love Peacock

A man makes no noise over a good deed, but passes on to another as a vine to bear grapes again in season.     

Marcus Aurelius

Grapes become wine only when they have been squeezed.     

Oswald Chambers

The older the grapes, sweeter the wine.     

Janis Joplin

It's true, some wine improves with age. But only if the grapes were good in the first place.     

Abigail Van Buren

Nothing great is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig.     


If the grape is made of wine, then perhaps we are the words that tell who we are.     

Eduardo Galeano

Seek more strength for weaker spine. No grape grows on sinner’s vine     

Munia Khan

Always eat grapes downwards - that is, always eat the best grape first; in this way there will be none better left on the bunch, and each grape will seem good down to the last.     

Samuel Butler