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Grass Quotes

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Every blade of grass has an angel
that bends over it and whispers, "grow! grow!
- Talmud

Related topics: Inspirational Nature

If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy,
if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you,
if the simple things in nature have a message you understand,
Rejoice, for your soul is alive.
- Eleanora Duse

The grass is not always greener
on the other side of the fence.
Fences have nothing to do with it.
The grass is greenest where it is watered.
When crossing over fences, carry water with you
and tend the grass wherever you may be.
- Anonymous

To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass
is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.
- Helen Keller

 

There is not a sprig of grass that shoots uninteresting to me.
- Thomas Jefferson

What is life?
It is the flash of a firefly in the night.
It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime.
It is the little shadow which runs across
the grass and loses itself in the sunset.
- Crowfoot (Blackfoot warrior and orator 1830 - 1890)

We need to find God, and he cannot
be found in noise and restlessness.
God is the friend of silence.
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass-
grows in silence; see the stars,
the moon and the sun, how they move in silence...
We need silence to be able to touch souls.
- Mother Teresa

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Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience.
Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.
- Hal Borland

Breathless, we flung us on a windy hill,
Laughed in the sun, and kissed the lovely grass.
- Rupert Brooke

Each blade of grass has its spot on earth whence it draws its life,
its strength; and so is man rooted to the land from
which he draws his faith together with his life.
- Joseph Conrad

I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars.
- Walt Whitman

Lastly, his tomb shall list and founder in the troughs of grass.
And none shall speak his name.
- Karl Shapiro

I like almost everything, even country twang,
disco, blue grass and accordions.
- Pat Mastelotto

You may have heard that back in the States there are
some people who are smoking grass.
I don't know how you feel, but it's sure easier than cutting the stuff.
- Pat Morita

A man who wants time to read and write must let the grass grow long.
- Sloan Wilson

It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand.
I beat people up.
- Muhammad Ali (world champion boxer)

If civilization had been left in female hands we would
still be living in grass huts.
- Camille Paglia

In creating, the only hard thing is to begin:
a grass blade's no easier to make than an oak.
- James Russell Lowell

A real foolproof way to do it is play your stuff by
hook or by crook and build up a grass roots following.
- Duncan Sheik

Anyone who watches golf on television would enjoy watching
the grass grow on the greens.
- Andy Rooney

I love the long grass coming up to meet the willows.
- Jilly Cooper

We bury love; Forgetfulness grows over it like grass:
That is a thing to weep for,
not the dead.
- Alexander Smith

It is difficult to determine the cause of grass fires.
There is usually nothing left behind when we get there,
like a cigarette or a gas can, for us to determine what started it.
- John Glover

The older, thinner, and less productive grass lands,
however, frequently can be made to produce much larger
yields of feed in corn than if left,
as they are, in unproductive grass.
- David F. Houston

You can't slow the game here.
It's grass, it's always going to be fast.
- Goran Ivanisevic

The dirt was OK, but once you hit the grass...
Wet grass is slippery.
- Greg Maddux

It is the test of a novel writer's art that he conceal his snake-in-the-grass;
but the reader may be sure that it is always there.
- Anthony Trollope

Were we closer to the ground as children,
or is the grass emptier now?
- Alan Bennett

Zeal is a volcano, the peak of which the grass of indecisiveness does not grow.
- Khalil Gibran

I can't sit on grass without a blanket.
- Tia Carrere

The grass isn't always greener on the other side!
- Ricky Gervais

The moment one gives close attention to any thing,
even a blade of grass it becomes a mysterious,
awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself.
- Henry Miller

A man is educated and turned out to work.
But a woman is educated and turned out to grass.
- Pearl S. Buck

Investing should be more like watching paint dry or watching grass grow.
If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas.
- Paul Samuelson

When I drive through a field, I want to see green grass sometimes,
and I don't want to see black and white.
- Sam Mendes

Green is my favorite.
And it's my favorite because it's the color of my wife's eyes,
grass, trees, life, and money, and mother earth!
- Casper Van Dien

The best thing I ever heard was in the '60s.
I heard Jimi Hendrix play 'I Can Hear The Grass Grow' after a rehearsal,
and it was brilliant.
- Roy Wood

And I'd like to give my love to everybody,
and let them know that the grass may look greener on the other side,
but believe me, it's just as hard to cut.
- Little Richard

But the worst of all is, according to the old phrase,
while the grass grows, the horse starves,
but the man of money is the man for Nova Scotia.
Those may do extremely well.
- Nathaniel Smith

I go about looking at horses and cattle.
They eat grass, make love, work when they have to,
bear their young.
I am sick with envy of them.
- Sherwood Anderson

I had to live in the desert before I could understand
the full value of grass in a green ditch.
- Ella Maillart

It is very hard for me to switch from clay to grass.
- Marat Safin

I used my imagination to make the grass whatever color I wanted it to be.
- Whoopi Goldberg

From our broadcasting box you can't see any grass at all.
It is simply a carpet of humanity.
- Richie Benaud

There is not one blade of grass, there is no color
in this world that is not intended to make us rejoice.
- John Calvin

I love to promote our sport.
I love grass-roots tennis.
I love coaching.
I love all parts of the sport.
I love the business side.
- Billie Jean King

Actually I ran away from school when I was 13.
No one could find me, and the police were called.
I was just hiding in a little thicket of grass at my school,
and went to sleep.
- Zhang Ziyi

What a great day for football, all we need is some green grass and a ball.
- Bill Shankly

I've always said that one night, I'm going to find
myself in some field somewhere,
I'm standing on grass, and it's raining,
and I'm with the person I love, and I know I'm at the
very point I've been dreaming of getting to.
- Drew Barrymore

You could cover the whole earth with asphalt,
but sooner or later green grass would break through.
- Ilya Ehrenburg

Men do change, and change comes like a little wind
that ruffles the curtains at dawn,
and it comes like the stealthy perfume of wildflowers hidden in the grass.
- John Steinbeck

I would change policy, bring back natural grass and nickel beer.
Baseball is the belly-button of our society.
Straighten out baseball, and you straighten out the rest of the world.
- Bill Lee

There's a snake lurking in the grass.
- Virgil

Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass
under trees on a summer's day,
listening to the murmur of the water,
or watching the clouds float across the sky,
is by no means a waste of time.
- John Lubbock

In any grass-roots campaign, building an ongoing base
of support is as important as winning the ultimate goal.
- Patricia Ireland

My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard.
Mother would come out and say, "You're tearing up the grass";
"We're not raising grass," Dad would reply.
"We're raising boys".
- Harmon Killebrew

Guys like John McEnroe, Bjorn Borg and Stefan Edberg
were also very good grass court players.
- Richard Krajicek

I still drink vodka; I'm not an advocate of drinking,
but I'm no angel.
I don't like grass, because it just makes me hungry.
- Calvin Klein

May you live to see the green grass growing over your grave.
- Frank Richard Stockton

Personal columnists are jackals and no jackal has been
known to live on grass once he had learned about meat -
no matter who killed the meat for him.
- Ernest Hemingway

I asked the waiter, 'Is this milk fresh?' He said,
'Lady, three hours ago it was grass.'
- Phyllis Diller

The Spanish troops returned and we could yet discover
the grass beaten down in the direction which they went.
- Zebulon Pike

Pigs eat grass if they are very hungry,
but they can't use it as a regular source of food.
- Marvin Harris

I come here to speak poetry.
It will always be in the grass.
It will also be necessary to bend down to hear it.
It will always be too simple to be discussed in assemblies.
- Boris Pasternak

The fulness of the godhead dwelt in every blade of grass.
- Elias Hicks

Robots do not hold on to life.
They can't.
They have nothing to hold on with - no soul,
no instinct.
Grass has more will to live than they do.
- Karel Capek

To us also, through every star, through every blade of grass,
is not God made visible if we will open our minds and our eyes.
- Thomas Carlyle

If grass were legalized, it would help our drug problem enormously.
- Ken Kesey

I'm thankful to be breathing, on this side of the grass.
Whatever comes, comes.
- Ron Perlman

It had been startling and disappointing to me to find
out that story books had been written by people,
that books were not natural wonders,
coming of themselves like grass.
- Eudora Welty

Like sheep that get lost nibbling away at the grass
because they never look up,
we often focus so much on ourselves and our problems that we get lost.
- Allen Klein


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