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A weed is no more than a flower in disguise, Which is seen through at once, if love give a man eyes

James Russell Lowell Quotes

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Natural abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by study; and studies themselves do give forth directions too much at large, except they be bounded in by experience.

Francis Bacon, Sr. Quotes

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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.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

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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

Carolus Linnaeus Quotes

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Of all the plants that cover the earth and lie like a fringe of hair upon the body of our grandmother, try to obtain knowledge that you may be strengthened in life

Oliver Goldsmith Quotes

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Without the potato, the balance of European power might never have tilted north.

Michael Pollan Quotes

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There are a number of companies in the area who do artificial foliage very well-- but I'd compare it to when you go to someone's house for dinner. If there is a flower arrangement that is fake, it makes me think differently of that person.

Shane Pliska Quotes

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Come, I will fasten on this sleeve of thine: Thou art an elm, my husband, I a vine, Whose weakness married to thy stronger state Makes with me thy strength to communicate. If aught possess thee from me, it is dross, Usurping ivy, brier, or idle moss; Who all for want of pruning, with intrusion Infect thy sap and live on thy confusion.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: The Comedy of Errors (Adriana at II, ii)

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