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Plant Quotes and Sayings
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The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

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What is a weed? A plant whose virtues
have never been discovered.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed;
if in terms of ten years, plant trees;
if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
- Confucius

What you plant now, you will harvest later.
- Og Mandino

 

True friendship is a plant of slow growth.
- George Washington

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap,
but by the seeds that you plant.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

True friendship is a plant of slow growth,
and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity
before it is entitled to the appellation.
- George Washington

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A doctor can bury his mistakes
but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

It's humbling to think that all animals,
including human beings,
are parasites of the plant world.
- Isaac Asimov

Call a plant beautiful, and it becomes a flower.
Call it ugly, and it becomes a weed.
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The physician can bury his mistakes,
but the architect can only advise his client to plant vines -
so they should go as far as possible from home
to build their first buildings.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

If you plan for a year, plant a seed.
If for ten years, plant a tree.
If for a hundred years, teach the people.
When you sow a seed once, you will reap a single harvest.
When you teach the people, you will reap a hundred harvests.
- Kuan Chung

Plant trees for your great-grandchildren -
for future generations.
Create the legacy of a better world.
Leave this world a better place than you found it.
Literally planting trees for
your great-grandchildren is a wonderful idea,
but far more important...
use this symbolism - this imagery -
to represent the kind of legacy
you want to leave to future generations.
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We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant.
You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard
or just think it's going to get on by itself.
You've got to keep watering it.
You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
- John Lennon

One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers,
but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings.
The curriculum is so much necessary raw material,
but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant
and for the soul of the child.
- Carl Jung

For myself I hold no preferences among flowers,
so long as they are wild, free, spontaneous.
Bricks to all greenhouses!
Black thumb and cutworm to the potted plant!
- Edward Abbey

A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival
skill except for learning how to grow in rows.
- Doug Larson

The only thing that ultimately matters is to eat an ice-cream cone,
play a slide trombone, plant a small tree,
good God, now you're free.
- Ray Manzarek

Always do your best.
What you plant now, you will harvest later.
- Og Mandino

I see humanity now as one vast plant,
needing for its highest fulfillment only love,
the natural blessings of the great outdoors,
and intelligent crossing and selection.
- Luther Burbank

A person cannot love a plant after he has pruned it,
then he has either done a poor job or is devoid of emotion.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

I am sure that if you plant the trees back again,
it will do nothing but good.
- Michael Fish

It will never rain roses: when we want to have more
roses we must plant more trees.
- George Eliot

Unemployment is capitalism's way of getting you to plant a garden.
- Orson Scott Card

Plant thy foot firmly in the prints which His foot has made before thee.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

The secret of improved plant breeding,
apart from scientific knowledge, is love.
- Luther Burbank

Judge each day not by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

You can plant a dream.
- Anne Campbell

Plant and your spouse plants with you;
weed and you weed alone.
- Jean Jacques Rousseau

If a tree dies, plant another in its place.
- Carolus Linnaeus

I loved to get all dusty and ride horses and plant potatoes and cotton.
- Dorothy Malone

I plant a lot of trees.
I am a great believer in planting things for future generations.
I loathe the now culture where you just live for today.
- Penelope Keith

I have friends who have a CD mastering plant in Hollywood
and they are very sceptical about European record labels'
understanding of digital technology.
- Gavin Bryars

The Lord called me to plant a church.
- Bobby Rush

I think that one's art is a growth inside one.
I do not think one can explain growth.
It is silent and subtle.
One does not keep digging up a plant to see how it grows.
- Emily Carr

Plant diseases, drought, desolation,
despair were recurrent catastrophes during the ages -
and the ancient remedies: supplications to supernatural spirits or gods.
- Norman Borlaug

One time Robert Plant was set to check into the same
room after I checked out,
so I removed every light bulb and ordered up a bunch
of stinky cheese and put it under the mattress.
- Richard Marx

No computer, no gadget, no trickery.
I am an animal, it is a plant.
I will beat the weed!
- Matthew McConaughey

Can you imagine what Bush would say if someone like
Hugo Chavez asked him for a little piece of land to install a military base,
and he only wanted to plant a Venezuelan flag there?
- Jose Saramago

None of us knew what this power plant looked like.
We had no schematic drawing.
- William Scranton

A garden is a complex of aesthetic and plastic intentions;
and the plant is,
to a landscape artist, not only a plant -
rare,
unusual, ordinary or doomed to disappearance -
but it is also a color,
a shape, a volume or an arabesque in itself.
- Roberto Burle Marx

Friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo
and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is
entitled to the appellation.
- George Washington

A man doesn't plant a tree for himself.
He plants it for posterity.
- Alexander Smith

What we plant in the soil of contemplation,
we shall reap in the harvest of action.
- Meister Eckhart

We dried continuously day and night.
We had no efficient way to do it, so we built this new popcorn plant.
- Orville Redenbacher

All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower
wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
- Abraham Lincoln

You will die but the carbon will not;
its career does not end with you.
It will return to the soil, and there a plant may take it up again in time,
sending it once more on a cycle of plant and animal life.
- Jacob Bronowski

Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish
with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.
- Earl Nightingale

But it was soon ascertained that this quaternary matter
of the animal body was chemically the same in the plant,
was elaborated there, and only appropriated by the animal.
- Asa Gray

His heart was like a sensitive plant,
that opens for a moment in the sunshine,
but curls up and shrinks into itself at the slightest touch of the finger,
or the lightest breath of wind.
- Anne Bronte

I spend a great deal of time with the President.
We have a very close, personal, loyal relationship.
I'm not, as they say, a potted plant in these meetings.
- Dan Quayle

A plant's ability to grow, increase and sustain itself
became of secondary and almost minimal interest.
- Bill Munson

Somali is turning into a desert.
Rwanda, you can hardly find a place to plant a potato,
it's so crowded.
- Jim Fowler

It might seem unfair to reward a person for having
so much pleasure over the years,
asking the maize plant to solve specific problems and
then watching its responses.
- Barbara McClintock

Before the reward there must be labor.
You plant before you harvest.
You sow in tears before you reap joy.
- Ralph Ransom

Oman overall has great animal and plant biodiversity
because it has mountains,
desert, coastal areas and rich coral reefs.
- Saadi

Whatever seeds each man cultivates will grow to maturity
and bear in him their own fruit.
If they be vegetative, he will be like a plant.
- Giovanni Pico della Mirandola

By depending on the great, The small may rise high.
See: the little plant ascending the tall tree Has climbed to the top.
- Saskya Pandita

I trust in nature for the stable laws of beauty and utility.
Spring shall plant and autumn garner to the end of time.
- Robert Browning

The plants which stand next to dwarf trees in importance
with the Chinese are certainly chrysanthemums,
which they manage extremely well, perhaps better than they do any other plant.
- Robert Fortune

Love is a sickness full of woes, All remedies refusing;
A plant that with most cutting grows,
Most barren with best using.
- Samuel Daniel

Think twice before you speak, because your words and
influence will plant the seed of either success or
failure in the mind of another.
- Napoleon Hill

Men are mortal.
So are ideas.
An idea needs propagation as much as a plant needs watering.
Otherwise both will wither and die.
- B. R. Ambedkar

Art is a fruit that grows in man, like a fruit on a plant,
or a child in its mother's womb.
- Jean Arp

And ne'er shall the sons of Columbia be slaves,
while the earth bears a plant, or the sea rolls its waves.
- Robert Treat Paine

Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces,
I would still plant my apple tree.
- Martin Luther

He that has energy enough to root out a vice should go further,
and try to plant a virtue in its place.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Parents can plant magic in a child's mind through certain
words spoken with some thrilling quality of voice,
some uplift of the heart and spirit.
- Robert MacNeil

Asking an artist to talk about his work is like asking
a plant to discuss horticulture.
- Jean Cocteau

We started focusing on this in earnest late summer and early fall.
I can build more power plants.
In the 12 years before us, not a single plant of major consequence was built.
- Gray Davis

Confidence is a plant of slow growth in an aged heart.
- William Pitt


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