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Muriel Barbery, The Elegance of the Hedgehog Quotes: 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.
         

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.


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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.
         





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This page presents the quote "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.". Author of this quote is Muriel Barbery, The Elegance of the Hedgehog. This quote is about honey, bees, meaning-of-life,.