Quotes On Plants And Life. If we plant the right seeds, tomorrow will be better. If you put out good things, then you’ll get good things back. That’s part of our responsibility as entertainers. Ben Vereen
If you have a garden in your library, everything will be complete. – Marcus Tullius Cicero, Letter to Varro, 1st century AD
Quotes on Plants
- Plants can be affected by stray voltage and they may show stunted growth, deformed growth, or go dormant. In extreme cases they may die.
- Life begins the day you start a garden. – Chinese proverb
- A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust. — Gertrude Jekyll (2011) ‘Wood and Garden: Notes and Thoughts, Practical and Critical, of a Working Amateur’ Cambridge University Press
- Like people, plants respond to extra attention.
- If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.— Marcus Tullius Cicero
- Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get.— H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
- This wonderful plant has so many uses and yet is often neglected in our society. The primary use of the dandelion plant is for its superior liver cleansing qualities. The plant is a powerhouse of nutrients!
Gardening adds years to your life and life to your years. – Unknown
- Gardens are not made by singing ‘Oh, how beautiful,’ and sitting in the shade. –Rudyard Kipling, ‘The Glory of the Garden’ (1911)
- What we plant in the soil of contemplation, we shall reap in the harvest of action.
- Working with plants will teach you all other social commitments in a soothing way.
- Plants are the young of the world, vessels of health and vigor; but they grope ever upward towards consciousness; the trees are imperfect men, and seem to bemoan their imprisonment, rooted in the ground.
- 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.
Beautiful quotes on plants
- Garden as though you will live forever. – William Kent
- We must cultivate our own garden. When man was put in the garden of Eden he was put there so that he should work, which proves that man was not born to rest.— Voltaire
- My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them.
- Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.
- That one plant should be sown and another be produced cannot happen; whatever seed is sown, a plant of that kind even comes forth.
- The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just the body, but the soul.— Alfred Austin
- Dear succulents, I promise I’ll never desert you.
- I hope that while so many people are out smelling the flowers, someone is taking the time to plant some. — Herbert Rappaport
There are no gardening mistakes, only experiments. – Janet Kilburn Phillips
- Every plant has to look good for at least two seasons.
- Call a plant beautiful, and it becomes a flower. Call it ugly, and it becomes a weed.
- The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies, but never grows to the enduring happiness that the love of gardening gives. – Gertrude Jekyll (2016) ‘Wood and Garden – Notes and Thoughts, Practical and Critical, of a Working Amateur’ Read Books Ltd
- 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
We plant seeds that will flower as results in our lives, so best to remove the weeds of anger, avarice, envy and doubt, that peace and abundance may manifest for all.
- A soil adapted to the growth of plants, is necessarily prepared and carefully preserved; and, in the necessary waste of land which is inhabited, the foundation is laid for future continents, in order to support the system of the living world.
Quotes on plants in our daily life
- I don’t know whether nice people tend to grow roses or growing roses makes people nice. — Roland A. Browne
- One day is not enough to green our earth. Planting caring and love is also expecting our earth from us. Do it, It will heal not only the land but also your body and mind.
- Plants are more courageous than almost all human beings: an orange tree would rather die than produce lemons, whereas instead of dying the average person would rather be someone they are not.
- God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures. – Francis Bacon (1625) Essays ‘Of Gardens’
A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in. – Greek proverb
- The garden suggests there might be a place where we can meet nature halfway. – Michael Pollan (2007) ‘Second Nature: A Gardener’s Education’ p.64, Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
- It is a golden maxim to cultivate the garden for the nose, and the eyes will take care of themselves. – Robert Louis Stevenson (2015) ‘The Complete Works of Robert Louis Stevenson: Novels, Short Stories, Poems, Plays Memoirs, Travel Sketches, Letters and Essays (Illustrated Edition)
A man doesn’t plant a tree for himself. He plants it for posterity.
- The planting of a tree, especially one of the long-living hardwood trees, is a gift which you can make to posterity at almost no cost and with almost no trouble, and if the tree takes root it will far outlive the visible effect of any of your other actions, good or evil.
- Succulents are planttastic.
- The plant never lapses into mere arid functionalism; it fashions and shapes according to logic and suitability, and with its primeval force compels everything to attain the highest artistic form.
- They are like to plants that have grown around each other- they strangle and squeeze and support at the same time.
Quotes on beautiful plants
- Plants cannot stay safe. Desire for light spools grass out of the ground; desire for a visitor spools red ruffles out of twigs. Desire makes plants very brave, so they can find what they desire; and very tender, so they can feel what they find.
- The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul. – Alfred Austin “Growing with the Seasons: A Sharing of Insights Into the Creative Aspects of Organic Gardening”. Book by Frank Giannangelo and Vicky Giannangelo, July 1, 2008.
- 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
- Where flowers bloom, so does hope. — Lady Bird Johnson
- Gardening is the work of a lifetime: you never finish. — Oscar De La Renta
- Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.
- A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust.— Gertrude Jekyll
A good farmer never plants all his seeds in a single piece of land.
- Isn’t it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too? – Douglas Adams (2009). “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”, p.79, Pan Macmillan
- Gardens are not made by singing ‘Oh, how beautiful,’ and sitting in the shade.— Rudyard Kipling
- I like gardening — it’s a place where I find myself when I need to lose myself. — Alice Sebold
He that plants trees, loves others besides himself.
- So plant your own gardens and decorate your own soul, instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers.
- Like a plant that starts up in showers and sunshine and does not know which has best helped it to grow, it is difficult to say whether the hard things or the pleasant things did me the most good.
If a plant cannot live according to its nature, it dies; and so a man.
Henry David Thoreau
- God plants no yearning in the human soul that he does not intend to satisfy.
- Despite the gardener’s best intentions, Nature will improvise. — Michael P. Garafalo
- Plants give us oxygen for the lungs and for the soul. — Linda Solegato
- I’m like a plant, I reach for the sun.
- A dried plant is nothing but a sign to plant a new one.