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

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

 

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

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

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

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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

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

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

True friendship is a plant of slow growth.
- 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

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

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

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

You can plant a dream.
- Anne Campbell

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer.
If you're signed up for a season, see it through.
You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
- Jim Rohn

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The offshore ocean area under U.S.
jurisdiction is larger than our land mass,
and teems with plant and animal life,
mineral resources, commerce, trade, and energy sources.
- Tom Allen

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

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

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

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

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

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 kind of seed is sown in a field,
prepared in due season, a plant of that same kind,
marked with the peculiar qualities of the seed,
springs up in it.
- Guru Nanak

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

You have to get up and plant the seed and see if it grows,
but you can't just wait around, you have to water it and take care of it.
- Bootsy Collins

A writer is like a bean plant - he has his little day,
and then gets stringy.
- E. B. White

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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