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  • Alexander Smith
    Alexander Smith
    Scottish Poet, Author 1830-1867
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    A man doesn't plant a tree for himself. He plants it for posterity.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    A weed is a plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
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    An understanding heart is everything in a teacher, and cannot be esteemed highly enough. One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feeling. 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.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
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    Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
  • Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
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    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.
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    Scottish writer and poet 1850-1895
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    Judge each day not by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant.
  • B. R. Ambedkar
    B. R. Ambedkar
    Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
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    Men are mortal. So are ideas. An idea needs propagation as much as a plant needs watering. Otherwise both will wither and die.
  • C. Northcote Parkinson
    C. Northcote Parkinson
    British naval historian and author 1909-1993
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    A committee is organic rather than mechanical in its nature: it is not a structure but a plant. It takes root and grows, it flowers, wilts, and dies, scattering the seed from which other committees will bloom in their turn.
  • Frank Lloyd Wright
    Frank Lloyd Wright
    American architect 1869-1959
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    A doctor can bury his mistakes, but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.
  • 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.
  • Doug Larson
    Doug Larson
    American columnist and editor 1926-2017
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    A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows.
  • B. W. Powe
    B. W. Powe
    Canadian poet, novelist and teacher 1955-
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    Alienation and loneliness plant the seeds for rebellion and consciousness.
    Source: Towards A Canada of Light Third Meditation, p. 157
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    All our progress is an unfolding, like a vegetable bud. You have first an instinct, then an opinion, then a knowledge as the plant has root, bud, and fruit. Trust the instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.
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