Quotes of Plants

  1. Give the children an opportunity to make garden. Let them grow what they will. It matters less that they grow good plants than that they try for themselves. – Liberty Hyde Bailey
  2. I do not yet know why plants come out of the land or float in streams, or creep on rocks or roll from the sea. I am entranced by the mystery of them, and absorbed by their variety and kinds. Everywhere they are visible yet everywhere occult. – Liberty Hyde Bailey
  3. The USDA is not our ally here. We have to take matters into our own hands, not only by advocating for a better diet for everyone- and that's the hard part- but by improving our own. And that happens to be quite easy. Less meat, less junk, more plants – Mark Bittman
  4. I'm doing my part, building plants at a record rate, having historic conservation levels. The only people not doing their part is the federal government that is siding with the energy companies against the interests of the people of California. – Gray Davis
  5. We started focusing on this in earnest late summer and early fall. I can build more power plants In the 12 years before us, not a single plant of major consequence was built. – Gray Davis
  6. Sometimes, as is the case of peach and plum trees, which are often dwarfed, the plants are thrown into a flowering states, and then, as they flower freely year after year, they have little inclination to make vigorous growth. – Robert Fortune
  7. 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. – Jean Genet
  8. It was always understood that plants and animals, though completely contrasted in their higher representatives, approached each other very closely in their lower and simpler forms. But they were believed not to blend. – Asa Gray
  9. Plants and minerals are bound to predestination. The faithful is only bound to the Divine orders. – Muhammad Iqbal
  10. Whatever life may really be, it is to us an abstraction: for the word is a generalised term to signify that which is common to all animals and plants and which is not directly operative in the inorganic world. – Oliver Joseph Lodge
  11. Nations, like plants and human beings, grow. And if the development is thwarted they are dwarfed and overshadowed. – Claude McKay
  12. The value and utility of any experiment are determined by the fitness of the material to the purpose for which it is used, and thus in the case before us it cannot be immaterial what plants are subjected to experiment and in what manner such experiment is conducted. – Gregor Mendel
  13. It looks as though yields of over 10 times what we can currently grow per acre are feasible if you control the CO2 concentration, the humidity, the temperature, all the various factors that plants depend on to grow rapidly. – Ralph Merkle
  14. Predators make it much more difficult to find consensus. It's a lot easier to agree about birds and plants than about animals that endanger people and livestock. – Gale Norton
  15. God sleeps in the minerals, awakens in plants walks in animals, and thinks in man. – Arthur Young

Usage examples for Plants

  1. Swift ways of travel, by earth, sea, and air; machines for doing whatever the hand of man now does, so that we shall do all but put souls into our wheel- work and watch- work; the modes of making night into day; of getting control over the weather and the seasons; the virtues of plants these are some of the easier things thou shalt help me do." – Septimius Felton or, The Elixir of Life by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  2. They come up at night and cut the young plants off just above the ground. – Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study by Ontario Ministry of Education
  3. Nobody works as well, and I don't believe the plants and stock grow as well, while we are asleep." – The Late Mrs. Null by Frank Richard Stockton
  4. Now we come to the real use of sea plants – On the Seashore by R. Cadwallader Smith
  5. Our Kitchen Garden: The Plants we Grow, and How we Cook Them. – The Beckoning Hand and Other Stories The Beckoning Hand--Lucretia--The Third Time--The Gold Wulfric--My Uncle's Will--The Two Carnegies--Olga Davidoff's Husband--John Cann's Treasure--Isaline and I--Professor Milliter's Dilemma--In Strict Confidence--The by Grant Allen
  6. A number of native plants are very vital to the Fijian livelihood and some have modern economic importance. – A Racial Study of the Fijians by Norman E. Gabel
  7. Young plants are suitable for transplanting after the first year's growth. – Soil Culture by J. H. Walden
  8. But the battle here is hard, and only very strong plants survive the force of wind and frosts. – My Attainment of the Pole by Frederick A. Cook
  9. There stood a cart full of green plants two men were carrying them into a dwelling- house. – Pelle the Conqueror, Vol. 2 by Martin Anderson Nexo
  10. Then the next year there were many plants and many ears of corn. – Myths and Legends of the Great Plains by Unknown
  11. " The old woman said: 'My dear child, I cannot wait till you have enough sense to learn to understand these plants for I love you as if you were my own daughter, and I want to leave you a secret which will cause you to live a long time. – The Memoirs of Madame de Montespan, Volume VI. Being the Historic Memoirs of the Court of Louis XIV. by Madame La Marquise De Montespan
  12. All Strong and Home- grown Plants – Roses and Rose Growing by Rose Georgina Kingsley
  13. The same plants grow on each side, Dent. – The Mettle of the Pasture by James Lane Allen
  14. They ran in and out, and up and down, and round and round about the plants just as they liked. – Lady Daisy and Other Stories by Caroline Stewart
  15. The custom of using animals and plants to represent human beings and to express human meanings is as old as folk- art itself. – Literature in the Elementary School by Porter Lander MacClintock
  16. We have spoken of soul as the cause of the plant life in our bodies, but plants were not admitted by the Stoics to be possessed of soul in the strict sense. – A Little Book of Stoicism by St George Stock
  17. The old plants had run up till they had leaned over with their own weight, and fallen upon one another. – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  18. The jungle was a delicious study to me, and when the deep talk of the gentlemen subsided enough to give me a chance, I got Mr. Dinwiddie to enlighten me as to the names and qualities of the various trees and plants – Daisy in the Field by Elizabeth Wetherell
  19. But I can't spend it for plants – Trading by Susan Warner
  20. " Because if I lit up the world by day as well as by night the plants would produce neither fruit nor flower. – Fairy Tales of the Slav Peasants and Herdsmen by Alexander Chodsko

Rhymes for Plants

  • nantes, pants, frantz, lantz, ants, grants, aunts, chants, rants, slants;
  • transplants, implants;