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Plant Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Plant.

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

You can plant a dream.
- Anne Campbell

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

All the waste in a year from a nuclear power plant
can be stored under a desk.
- Ronald Reagan

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I ended up buying a restaurant.
Already we had invested in a gas station and a metal products plant.
- Esther Williams

Love is a springtime plant that perfumes everything with its hope,
even the ruins to which it clings.
- Gustave Flaubert

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I'm a plant eater.
- Roberto Burle Marx

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


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