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Roberto Burle Marx Quotes and Sayings

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I'm a plant eater.
- Roberto Burle Marx

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

I did a salad, but I didn't do a garden.
- Roberto Burle Marx

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

 

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

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

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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.
- Confucius

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

You can plant a dream.
- Anne Campbell

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

It might seem unfair to reward a person for having
so much pleasure over the years,
asking the maize plant to solve specific problems and
then watching its responses.
- Barbara McClintock

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

Plant the seed of desire in your mind and it forms
a nucleus with power to attract to itself everything
needed for its fulfillment.
- Robert Collier

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

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

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

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

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 plant's ability to grow, increase and sustain itself
became of secondary and almost minimal interest.
- Bill Munson

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

Nitrogen fertilizer is used on all crops produced in this country,
but it is a key plant nutrient to produce corn a critical
crop to Illinois farmers.
- John Shimkus

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

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

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


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