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What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
I grew up like a neglected weed - ignorant of liberty, having no experience of it.
Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil.
Plant and your spouse plants with you; weed and you weed alone.
You kind of need to weed through who is wanting to be a true friend.
A weed is but an unloved flower.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
A flower falls, even though we love it; and a weed grows, even though we do not love it.
A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows.
Violence is like a weed - it does not die even in the greatest drought.
Science grows like a weed every year.
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.
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.
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.
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
I attribute the quarrelsome nature of the Middle Ages young men entirely to the want of the soothing weed.
Jerome K. Jerome
We must weed out corruption and build a strong system of justice that the people can trust.
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.
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out.
Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens.
They whom truth and wisdom lead, can gather honey from a weed.
Once you go inside and weed through the muck, you will find the real beauty, the truth about yourself.
I heard on public radio recently, there's a thing called Weed Dating. Singles get together in a garden and weed and then they take turns, they keep matching up with other people. Two people will weed down one row and switch over with two other people. It's in Vermont. I don't think I'd be very good at Weed Dating.
Roy Blount, Jr.
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.
Leonardo da Vinci
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