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Confidence is a plant of slow growth in an aged heart.
I built a steel plant from the grassroots, so I learned all the nuts and bolts. When there was a problem, I would be able to guide them, though I am not a technical person.
Parents should plant deeply the seed of the work ethic into the hearts and habits of their children.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
Every time I plant a seed, He say kill it before it grow, he say kill it before they grow.
The sudden appearance of mushrooms after a summer rain is one of the more impressive spectacles of the plant world.
John Tyler Bonner
Friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
Whatever seeds each man cultivates will grow to maturity and bear in him their own fruit. If they be vegetative, he will be like a plant.
Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
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.
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.
Until you dig a hole, you plant a tree, you water it and make it survive, you haven't done a thing. You are just talking.
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 egg of every species of animal or plant carries a definite number of bodies called chromosomes. The sperm carries the same number. Consequently, when the sperm unites with the egg, the fertilized egg will contain the double number of chromosomes.
Thomas Hunt Morgan
All the waste in a year from a nuclear power plant can be stored under a desk.
Manufacturing takes place in very large facilities. If you want to build a computer chip, you need a giant semiconductor fabrication facility. But nature can grow complex molecular machines using nothing more than a plant.
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
The secret of improved plant breeding, apart from scientific knowledge, is love.
For many years, I hated nature. As a student, I refused to put a plant anywhere - a living plant, that is. Dead plants were OK.
In the span of my own lifetime I observed such wondrous progress in plant evolution that I look forward optimistically to a healthy, happy world as soon as its children are taught the principles of simple and rational living.
If you can survive in the desert, you survive anywhere. I know more than anything life in desert. You can tell by looking at the dirt how long ago it rained, how hard it rained, how much water came through. You can by looking at a plant, a tree, from an animal's look. I can read the desert like I read my hand.
When I started walking and I looked down and I saw on the floor this water, which looked like, you know, water in your basement except it happened to be in the auxiliary building of a nuclear power plant.
The fact that plant science would be very important was evident to me and a few other people in the 1970s. What you could see was the great genetic cell biology and molecular biology coming out of the biomedical sciences would be applicable to plants, and it would be important to the world to apply this, and that St. Louis was the place to do it.
William Henry Danforth
People don't even understand that every bit of our food was once alive. We take another creature, plant, animal, microorganism, tear it apart in our mouths. And incorporate those molecules into our own bodies. We are the Earth in the most profound way.
Nothing that Robert Plant does will ever equal Led Zeppelin, but that doesn't mean he's going to stop being creative. Jimmy Page has so many incredibly cool projects, but it's not Led Zeppelin; there will only ever be one Led Zeppelin.
Love is a springtime plant that perfumes everything with its hope, even the ruins to which it clings.
A writer is like a bean plant - he has his little day, and then gets stringy.
E. B. White
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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