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In a traditional Japanese or Chinese garden, it's not only about the building or temple but about the whole setup — the structure, the landscape, the light, the plants, the water. The whole experience that makes your life there so beautiful.

Ma Yansong

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The undisturbed coastal plain is home to a wide variety of plants and animals and is the only wilderness sanctuary in North America that protects a complete range of the arctic ecosystem.

Dan Lipinski

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A man doesn't plant a tree for himself. He plants it for posterity.

Alexander Smith

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Folks are like plants; we all lean toward the light.

Kris Carr

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Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.

John W. Gardner

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Plant and your spouse plants with you; weed and you weed alone.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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Study how water flows in a valley stream, smoothly and freely between the rocks. Also learn from holy books and wise people. Everything — even mountains, rivers, plants and trees — should be your teacher.

Morihei Ueshiba

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Use plants to bring life.

Douglas Wilson

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If we had paid no more attention to our plants than we have to our children, we would now be living in a jungle of weed.

Luther Burbank

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Trees and plants always look like the people they live with, somehow.

Zora Neale Hurston

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Plants — quotes and aphorisms

A garden requires patient labor and attention. Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions or to fulfill good intentions. They thrive because someone expended effort on them.

Liberty Hyde Bailey

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It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn.

B. C. Forbes

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Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.

Erma Bombeck

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A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.

Saint Basil

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My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them.

Mitch Hedberg

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