Inside: Juicy Lemon Quotes

Lemons are the quintessential summer fruit. From the fresh aroma to their fun yellow color, lemons add bright fun to any space or recipe.

Use them as decor or as a way to zest up a dish, lemons are versatile and easy to use. Because of all of their amazing qualities, including health benefits, lemons are a popular citrus fruit.

And there are several health benefits. Some of the health benefits of lemons include: aid in digestion, supporting weight loss, helping build immunity, helping to clear skin, and the aromatherapy benefits include elevated mood and promoting peace.

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These 73 lemon quotes are perfect for lemon lovers everywhere. We have lots of “when life hands you lemons” quotes and funny lemon puns galore. There’s something for everyone here!

Lemon Squeeze Quotes

These zesty lemon quotes are sure to make you smile! 

1.”Life keeps throwing me lemons because I make the best lemonade.” -King James Gadsden

2. Easy peasy lemon squeezy

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3. When life gets sour, sweeten with kindness.

4. “A grapefruit is just a lemon that saw an opportunity and took advantage of it.” -Oscar Wilde

5. “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

6. “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

7. Every day is a fresh start.

8. “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

9. “Fifty lemons are a load for one person, but for fifty persons they are perfume.” -Ethiopian Proverb

10. “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

11. “Lemons offer far more than delicious smells and a sour flavor.” -Chris Shaw

12. “As you go about your daily life, you will encounter many lemons. Sour expressions, sour attitudes, sour auras! The good thing is that if you don’t want to be a lemon, you don’t have to be! Just don’t let those lemons rub themselves all over you! And you don’t even have to save them! Let lemons be lemons! One of the most important things that I have ever learned is that I don’t have to save people.” -C. JoyBell

When Life Gives You Lemons Sayings

13. “If you have a lemon, make a lemonade.” -Dale Carnegie

14. “When life gives you lemons, squirt someone in the eye.” -Cathy Guiswite

15. “When life gives you lemons don’t make lemonade, make pink lemonade. Be unique.” -Wanda Sykes

16. “If life hands you a lemon, throw it at someone.” -John Rzeznik

17. “When life gives you lemons, learn to juggle.” -James Patterson

18. “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

19. “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

20. “When life gives you lemons, freeze them, and use them to throw at your enemies using some sort of trebuchet.”-Jenny Lawson

21. “When life gives you lemons, keep them, cause hey — free lemons.” -Jake Hamilton

when life gives you lemons, keep them

22. “When life gives you lemons it’s time to open the gin.” -Unknown

23. “When life gives you lemons, order the lobster tail!” -Zaid K. Abdelnour

24. “When life gives you lemons make lemon meringue pie.” -Colleen Houck

25. “When life gives you lemons, throw them back.” -Joe Jonas

26. “When life gives you lemons, don’t make lemonade! Make life take the lemons back… What am I supposed to do with these? I demand to see life’s manager…” -J. K. Simmons

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27. Squeeze the day!

28. Support your local lemonade stand.

29. “and then I decided I was a lemon for a couple of weeks.” -Douglas Adams

you're simply the zest

31. I wish more people were lemon lovers…the world would be a better place!

32. Each day is a fresh start.

33. Citrine reminds us that life often gives lemons to make sweet, refreshing lemonade.

34. I’ve got sunshine on my mind

35. Slightly bitter

36. You’re my main squeeze.

Sour Lemon Sayings

37. “There’s no lemon so sour that you can’t make something resembling lemonade.” -This Is Us

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38. “The sweet just isn’t as sweet without the sour.”

39. “If life gives you lemons, don’t settle for simply making lemonade – make a glorious scene at a lemonade stand.” -Elizabeth Gilbert

40. “That evening after dinner, I picked lemons from the tree in the backyard, the fruits golden bulbs under the rising moon.” -Aspen Matis

41. You’re about as sweet as a lemon!

42. Nothing is so sour that it can’t be sweetened with a little gratitude.

43. “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade, and sell it to all of those who get thirsty from complaining.” -Napoleon Hill

44. I know sour, which allows me to appreciate the sweet. -Jason Lee

45. “Nothing says ‘sunshine’ in the kitchen or on a menu like lemon.” -Lori Longbotham

46. “You’ve got to take the bitter with the sour.” -Samuel Goldwyn

47. Life is like a lemon. Sometimes a little sweet, sometimes a little sour.

Funny Lemon Jokes and Puns

48. Live life with zest!

49. “Lemonade is not just made of lemons. It’s barely lemons! It’s mostly water and sugar! Life didn’t give us that.” -Ryan Higa

50. “Lemons clean everything. It’s the greatest disinfectant.” -Sandra Bullock

51. “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

52. Went to the shop today to buy some lemons and apples, but they didn’t have any. It was a fruitless trip.

53. Q. Why did the lemon pie go to the dentist? A. Because it needed fillings!

54. Lemons and limes like to fight. They are bitter rivals.

55. Q. Why do lemons wear suntan lotion? A. Because they peel.

56. A lemon was given only 10 minutes to clean her house so she hired…A Minute Maid.

57. One lemon met another and the zest is history.

58. The lemon is feeling said she just lost her zest.

59. Zest friends forever!

60. The lemon failed its driving test because it kept peeling out.

61. When a lemon falls in love it catches peelings.

62. A dinosaur eating a lemon is a Tyrannasourest Rex!

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63. Lemons are positive fruits. They always squeeze the day.

Quotes on the Health Benefits of Lemons

64. “Lemon supports the body’s digestive system.” -Joy McCarthy

65. “Lemon juice is such a great weight-loss ally because it stimulates the flow and gastric juice and is therefore an excellent digestive agent.” -Theresa Cheung

66. A daily lemon water habit is an easy way to get your day off on the right foot.

67. “Drinking enough water, especially in the morning, helps make sure that the liver can do its job of detoxifying the body effectively. Lemon juice helps stimulates this process.” -Katie Wells

68. “Lemon water increases your fat burn by improving your digestion.” -Vani Hari

69. “Lemon oil can put you in a better mood, soothing anxiety and lifting the spirits. A small study on mice found that mice who inhaled lemon oil vapor showed a decrease in symptoms of stress.” –WebMD

70. “Beyond the beauty benefits of lemons, lemons can also be used for eco-friendly, safe cleaning in your home.” -Chris Shaw

71. “A mist of lemon water cools the face. A rub of lemon cleans the hands. The fresh scent of lemon herbs infuses perfumes, bath oils, skin lotions, and scented candles.” -Ellen Spector Platt

72. “The lovely right fruit of the lemon tree offers a tart and flavorful source of fiber, plus vitamin C and other nutrients.” -Penny Stanway

73. “The humble lemon contains most of the vitamins and minerals. It has magical and wonderful healing powers.” -Dr. Rajiv Sharma