Lemon Sayings and Quotes

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


When life gives you lemons, get tequila and salt.     

Sanjaya Malakar

When life hands you lemons, make whisky sours.     

W. C. Fields

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 Hay

When life gives you lemons, order the lobster tail.     

Ziad K. Abdelnour

When life gives you lemons, throw them back.     

Joe Jonas

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

Gurbaksh Chahal

When life gives you lemons don't make lemonade, make pink lemonade. Be unique.     

Wanda Sykes

When life gives you lemons, you exchange them at the store for something more edible.     

Grace Helbig

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade and sell it to all of those who get thirsty from complaining.     

Napoleon Hill

If life gives you lemons, make some kind of fruity juice.     

Conan O'Brien

When life gives you lemon, take it. don't waste food.     

Giselle Marquez

When life gives you lemons, make sure you know whose eyes you need to squeeze them in.     

Colleen Hoover

When life hands me lemons I hand them back and pick something else.     

Behdad Sami

When fate hands you a lemon, make lemonade.     

Dale Carnegie

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade, and then throw it in the face of the person who gave you the lemons until they give you the oranges you originally asked for.     

Cassandra Clare

When life give you lemons, eat them, they are good for you – life knows best.     

unknown

When life gives you lemons....throw them back and grow your own. 'Organically' Those are the good ones.     

Andrea L'Artiste

If Life hands you a lemon, throw it at someone.     

John Rzeznik

If life hands you lemons, make lemonade! Words to live by, especially when you kept in mind that the only way to make them into lemonade was to squeeze the hell out of them.     

Stephen King

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

Ron White

When life gives you lemons, sell them and buy a pineapple. How to better your life 101.     

Davin Turney

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

Oscar Wilde

When life gives you lemons, chunk it right back.     

Bill Watterson

If life gives you lemons, don't settle for simply making lemonade - make a glorious scene at a lemonade stand.     

Elizabeth Gilbert

When life hands you lemonade, don't try to make lemons.     

Vince Guthrie

When life gives you lemons, throw them at the zombies.     

Bruce Campbell

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

Cathy Guisewite

When Life Gives You Lemons you tell life to Get a Life because lemons are a terrible gift.     

Patrick Schell

If life throws you a lemon - make lemonade.     

Joan Collins

Fifty lemons are a load for one person, but for fifty persons they are perfume.     

Ethiopian Proverb