Quotes by plants

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  • Basil of Caesarea
    Basil of Caesarea
    Greek bishop of Caesarea Mazaca in Cappadocia 330-379
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    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.
  • Luther Burbank
    Luther Burbank
    American botanist, horticulturist and pioneer 1849-1926
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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.
  • 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.
  • Luigi Pirandello
    Luigi Pirandello
    Italian Author, Playwright 1867-1936
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    Every true man, sir, who is a little above the level of the beasts and plants does not live for the sake of living, without knowing how to live; but he lives so as to give a meaning and a value of his own to life.
  • Fjodor M. Dostojewski
    Fjodor M. Dostojewski
    Russisch writer 1821-1881
    Fjodor M. Dostojewski
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    Love all that has been created by God, both the whole and every grain of sand. Love every leaf and every ray of light. Love the beasts and the birds, love the plants, love every separate fragment. If you love each fragment, you will understand the mystery of the whole resting in God.
  • Jean Genet
    Jean Genet
    French Playwright, Novelist 1910-1986
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    What I did not yet know so intensely was the hatred of the white American for the black, a hatred so deep that I wonder if every white man in this country, when he plants a tree, doesn't see Negroes hanging from its branches.
  • Lord Halifax
    Lord Halifax
    British politician (Edward Frederick Lindley Wood) 1881-1959
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    Esteem to virtue is like a cherishing air to plants and flowers, which maketh them blow and prosper.
    Source: Works (1912)
  • John Greenleaf Whittier
    John Greenleaf Whittier
    American poet and writer 1807-1892
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    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.
  • Basil of Caesarea
    Basil of Caesarea
    Greek bishop of Caesarea Mazaca in Cappadocia 330-379
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    He who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    Here at this site, Solyndra expects to make enough solar panels each year to generate 500 megawatts of electricity. And over the lifetime of this expanded facility, that could be like replacing as many as eight coal-fired power plants.
  • A. Whitney Brown
    A. Whitney Brown
    American writer and comedian 1952-
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    I am not a vegetarian because I love animals; I am a vegetarian because I hate plants.
  • Barry Marshall
    Barry Marshall
    Australian physician, Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology 1951-
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    If humans evolved in a tiny area of Africa, they only saw plants and animals within a 100-kilometre radius for a million years. When they began to migrate, there would have been different animals and plants - and potentially a lot of allergy issues.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    If there were only turnips and potatoes in the world, someone would complain that plants grow the wrong way.
  • Asa Gray
    Asa Gray
    American botanist 1810-1888
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    Is it philosophical, is it quite allowable, to assume without evidence from fossil plants that the family or any of the genera was once larger and wide spread? and occupied a continuous area?
  • B. C. Forbes
    B. C. Forbes
    American Publisher 1880-1954
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    It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn.
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