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What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A weed is but an unloved flower.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
I'm a bit of a clothes hoarder, admittedly. I try to weed out stuff. My girlfriends come over for cheese and wine and go shopping in my wardrobe. They especially love it when they get stuff with a tag still on.
If you allow one single germ, one single seed of slavery to remain in the soil of America... that germ will spring up, that noxious weed will thrive, and again stifle the growth, wither the leaves, blast the flowers and poison the fair fruits of freedom.
We must weed out corruption and build a strong system of justice that the people can trust.
A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows.
A flower falls, even though we love it; and a weed grows, even though we do not love it.
I don't have a gardener, because I enjoy pulling weeds. It's hard to explain, but there is something fulfilling about pulling out a weed and knowing that you got all the roots.
Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil.
Once you go inside and weed through the muck, you will find the real beauty, the truth about yourself.
I love having my hands in the dirt. It is never a science and always an art. There are no rules. And if it comes down to me versus that weed I'm trying to pull out of the ground that doesn't want to come out? I know I'll win.
Photography used to be not for the faint of heart. Its rigors would weed out the not-so-committed pretty quickly. You had to crank the f-stop ring yourself!
Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens.
I grew up like a neglected weed - ignorant of liberty, having no experience of it.
Plant and your spouse plants with you; weed and you weed alone.
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out.
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
Science grows like a weed every year.
Violence is like a weed - it does not die even in the greatest drought.
You kind of need to weed through who is wanting to be a true friend.
I didn't want to tell the tree or weed what it was. I wanted it to tell me something and through me express its meaning in nature.
I was a weed. Such a skinny little weed. I just couldn't put on weight; I couldn't put on muscle. I was the oddest shape. And I thought that was it: that's how I'd look for the rest of my life. And I'd beat myself up about it so much. But you change an awful lot. You're 16. Your body's not even halfway to what it'll end up being.
Bamboo is not a weed, it's a flowering plant. Bamboo is a magnificent plant.
Kanan is a big road through the Santa Monica Mountains. Between mid-March and mid-April, when you get over to the western side of the mountains, it's populated by Spanish broom - this beautiful, yellow, flowering weed that smells the way I imagine it smells along the Yellow Brick Road.
John C. McGinley
My mother always called me an ugly weed, so I never was aware of anything until I was older. Plain girls should have someone telling them they are beautiful. Sometimes this works miracles.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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