Injustice is relatively easy to bear; what stings is justice.
The world is a nettle; disturb it, it stings.Grasp it firmly, it stings not.robert bulwer-lytton
The frost stings sweetly with a burning kissAs intimate as love, as cold as death.roy campbell
He is not worthy of the honeycombThat shuns the hives because the bees have stings.
Injustice is relatively easy to bear; what stings is justice.h. l. mencken
For so work the honey-bees, Creatures that by a rule in nature teach The act of order to a peopled kingdom. They have a king and officers of sorts, Where some, like magistrates, correct at home, Others, like merchants, venture trade abroad, Others like soldiers, armed in their stings, Make boot upon the summers velvet buds, Which pillage they with merry march bring home.william shakespeare
There live a great man named Joe who was belittled by a loudmouth foe. While his rival would taunt and tease Joe silently bore the stings. And then fought like gladiator in the ring.
He is not worthy of the honeycomb That shuns the hives because the bees have stings.