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Plants Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Plants

Please enjoy these Plants Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

In spite of unseasonable wind, snow
and unexpected weather of all sorts -
a gardener still plants.
And tends what they have planted ...
believing that Spring will come.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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If we had paid no more attention to our plants than we have to our children,
we would now be living in a jungle of weed.
- Luther Burbank

I don't think we're going to save anything if we go
around talking about saving plants and animals only;
we've got to translate that into what's in it for us.
- Jim Fowler

A man has made at least a start on discovering the
meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under
which he knows full well he will never sit.
- D. Elton Trueblood

 

If you build up the soil with organic material,
the plants will do just fine.
- John Harrison

He plants trees to benefit another generation.
- Caecilius Statius

It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring,
who reaps a harvest in the Autumn.
- B. C. Forbes

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God sleeps in the minerals, awakens in plants,
walks in animals, and thinks in man.
- Arthur Young

Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
- Erma Bombeck

Much education today is monumentally ineffective.
All too often we are giving young people cut flowers
when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.
- John W. Gardner

Working with plants, trees, fences and walls,
if they practice sincerely they will attain enlightenment.
- Dogen Zenji

A man is ethical only when life, as such, is sacred to him,
that of plants and animals as that of his fellow men,
and when he devotes himself helpfully
to all life that is in need of help.
- Albert Schweitzer

Every moment and every event of every man's life on
earth plants something in his soul.
- Thomas Merton

Use plants to bring life.
- Douglas Wilson

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

Trees and plants always look like the people they live with,
somehow.
- Zora Neale Hurston

When the ivy has found its tower, when the delicate
creeper has found its strong wall,
we know how the parasite plants grow and prosper.
- Anthony Trollope

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

Reason clears and plants the wilderness of the imagination
to harvest the wheat of art.
- Austin O'Malley

Nations, like plants and human beings,
grow.
And if the development is thwarted they are dwarfed and overshadowed.
- Claude McKay

The California crunch really is the result of not enough
power-generating plants and then not enough power to
power the power of generating plants.
- George W. Bush

To smile at the jest which plants a thorn in another's
breast is to become a principal in the mischief.
- Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Additionally, Smart Irrigation Month serves to recognize
advances in irrigation technology and practices that
produce not only more but also higher quality plants with less water.
- Jim Costa

We made a demand for the the same wage rates to be
paid in the Canadian plants as in the U.S.
plants.
- Leonard Woodcock

So it was flawed in that it didn't require California
to have a first claim on the power plants.
It deregulated part of the market, but not all of the market.
- Gray Davis

Animals are something invented by plants to move seeds around.
An extremely yang solution to a peculiar problem which they faced.
- Terence McKenna

Be able to recognize the dangerous snakes,
spiders, insects, and plants that live in your area of the country.
- Marilyn vos Savant

I know my corn plants intimately, and I find it a great pleasure to know them.
- Barbara McClintock

A garden requires patient labor and attention.
Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions or to fulfill good intentions.
They thrive because someone expended effort on them.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

Natural abilities are like natural plants,
that need pruning by study; and studies themselves
do give forth directions too much at large,
except they be bounded in by experience.
- Francis Bacon

I was a town child, it is true, but that did not prevent
me enjoying open-air life,
with plants and animals.
- Georg Brandes

A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds.
A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship,
and he who plants kindness gathers love.
- Saint Basil

Primates need good nutrition, to begin with.
Not only fruits and plants, but insects as well.
- Richard Leakey

While it is true that we must seek value added industries
like food processing plants and call center operations,
we must do what is necessary to expand and develop our economic profile.
- Alan Autry

But the prospects of designing chemical plants for
industrial scale chemical processes seemed far less
interesting than the chemical events that occur in biological systems.
- Paul Berg

Why? Because we're very well down this process as it is -
flawed as it is -
and we're counting on getting more power plants on
line by the end of 2003 so we have a surplus of power.
- Gray Davis

Give fools their gold, and knaves their power;
let fortune's bubbles rise and fall;
who sows a field,
or trains a flower, or plants a tree,
is more than all.
- John Greenleaf Whittier

Give the children an opportunity to make garden.
Let them grow what they will.
It matters less that they grow good plants than that they try for themselves.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

The ground we walk on, the plants and creatures,
the clouds above constantly dissolving into new formations -
each gift of nature possessing its own radiant energy,
bound together by cosmic harmony.
- Ruth Bernhard

God moves in a mysterious way, His wonders to perform.
He plants his footsteps in the sea, and rides upon the storm.
- William Cowper

Mercury pollution from power plants is a national problem
that requires a national response.
- Tom Allen

I'm no interior decorator, but just I have a feeling
that plastic plants in the bathroom...
probably not a good idea.
- Kyan Douglas

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

The problems in California have been that it's been
very difficult to site and build new power plants.
- Kenneth Lay

Natural abilities are like natural plants;
they need pruning by study.
- Red Auerbach

Plants and minerals are bound to predestination.
The faithful is only bound to the Divine orders.
- Muhammad Iqbal

This evidence is overwhelming at this point.
You eat more plants, you eat less other stuff,
you live longer.
- Mark Bittman

Plants that wake when others sleep.
Timid jasmine buds that keep their fragrance to themselves all day,
but when the sunlight dies away let the delicious secret
out to every breeze that roams about.
- Thomas Moore

I am not a vegetarian because I love animals;
I am a vegetarian because I hate plants.
- A. Whitney Brown

I, in fact, have been involved in the construction
of and the management of wastewater treatment plants.
- Jeff Miller

Although native Africans domesticated some plants in
the Sahel and in Ethiopia and in tropical West Africa,
they acquired valuable domestic animals only later,
from the north.
- Jared Diamond

The Pythagoreans degrade impious men into brutes and,
if one is to believe Empedocles, even into plants.
- Giovanni Pico della Mirandola

My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them.
- Mitch Hedberg

Gardeners instinctively know that flowers and plants
are a continuum and that the wheel of garden history
will always be coming full circle.
- Francis Cabot Lowell

I knew, of course, that trees and plants had roots,
stems, bark, branches and foliage that reached up toward the light.
But I was coming to realize that the real magician was light itself.
- Edward Steichen

Part of my plan was not only to introduce all useful
animals that I possibly could into this part of Australia,
but also the most valuable plants of every description.
- George Grey

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

Predators make it much more difficult to find consensus.
It's a lot easier to agree about birds and plants than
about animals that endanger people and livestock.
- Gale Norton

I grow plants for many reasons: to please my eye or to please my soul,
to challenge the elements or to challenge my patience,
for novelty or for nostalgia, but mostly for the joy in seeing them grow.
- David Hobson

I hardly have any spare time!
But when I do, I garden a lot - I love plants and flowers.
- Soundarya

The difference is that for a soundly conceived and
solidly endowed republic it takes a great deal longer
for those seeds to germinate and the plants to grow.
- Robert Welch

As a matter of fact, an ordinary desert supports a
much greater variety of plants than does either a forest or a prairie.
- Ellsworth Huntington

The Russians obtained a number of plants under Lend-Lease,
which had been authorized by Washington,
that I thought were not justified for their war effort.
They wanted them for postwar use.
- W. Averell Harriman

What you compose with is neither here nor there,
you compose with words, or you compose with stone plants and trees,
or you compose with events; the Sheriff's officer,
or whatever.
- Ian Hamilton Finlay

Sometimes, as is the case of peach and plum trees,
which are often dwarfed, the plants are thrown into a flowering states,
and then, as they flower freely year after year,
they have little inclination to make vigorous growth.
- Robert Fortune

The value and utility of any experiment are determined
by the fitness of the material to the purpose for which it is used,
and thus in the case before us it cannot be immaterial
what plants are subjected to experiment and in what
manner such experiment is conducted.
- Gregor Mendel

I do not yet know why plants come out of the land or float in streams,
or creep on rocks or roll from the sea.
I am entranced by the mystery of them,
and absorbed by their variety and kinds.
Everywhere they are visible yet everywhere occult.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

Many are needed to plant and water what has been planted
now that the faith has spread so far and there are so many people...
No matter who plants or waters, God gives no harvest
unless what is planted is the faith of Peter and unless
he agrees to his teachings.
- Thomas Becket

The undisturbed coastal plain is home to a wide variety
of plants and animals and is the only wilderness sanctuary
in North America that protects a complete range of the arctic ecosystem.
- Dan Lipinski

There is something basic about protecting land by taking it off the market.
People should be able to enjoy where they live while
at the same time protect the plants and animals around them.
- Tom Hanks

The best opinion now is, that there are multitudinous
forms which are not sufficiently differentiated to
be distinctively either plant or animal,
while, as respects ordinary plants and animals,
the difficulty of laying down a definition has become
far greater than ever before.
- Asa Gray


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