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Plant Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Plant

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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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Call a plant beautiful, and it becomes a flower.
Call it ugly, and it becomes a weed.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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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.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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


 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

You can plant a dream.
- Anne Campbell

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

The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower,
share a bit of knowledge and it becomes another's,
smile at someone and receive a smile in return,
are to me continual spiritual exercises.
- Leo Buscaglia

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

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

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

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

We must plant the sea and herd its animals using the
sea as farmers instead of hunters.
That is what civilization is all about -
farming replacing hunting.
- Jacques Yves Cousteau

It was implicitly supposed that every living thing
was distinctively plant or animal;
that there were real and profound differences between the two,
if only they could be seized.
- Asa Gray

Liberty, when it begins to take root,
is a plant of rapid growth.
- George Washington

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

The gods plant reason in mankind, of all good gifts the highest.
- Sophocles

I have learned how to plant coastal hay,
fertilize and bale it.
- Janine Turner

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 practical botanist will distinguish at the first
glance the plant of the different quarters of the globe
and yet will be at a loss to tell by what marks he detects them.
- Carolus Linnaeus

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

I love being in my garden.
I don't plant a lot of exotic flora,
but I do spend a lot of time outside doing manual labour.
- Jacqueline Bisset

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

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

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

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

Nitrogen fertilizer is used on all crops produced in this country,
but it is a key plant nutrient to produce corn a critical
crop to Illinois farmers.
- John Shimkus

We are a generation of settlers, and without the steel helmet and gun barrel,
we shall not be able to plant a tree or build a house.
- Moshe Dayan

An artist cannot speak about his art any more than
a plant can discuss horticulture.
- Jean Cocteau

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

I mean, we're really making a quantum change in our
relationship to the plant world with genetic modification.
- Michael Pollan

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

That one plant should be sown and another be produced cannot happen;
whatever seed is sown,
a plant of that kind even comes forth.
- Guru Nanak

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

We're not that far from being able to plant images,
memories, and emotional states directly into the brain.
- Douglas Trumbull

I'm not a big fan of Robert Plant's lyrics or his singing.
- Chris Robinson

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


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