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    There are a number of companies in the area who do artificial foliage very well-- but I'd compare it to when you go to someone's house for dinner. If there is a flower arrangement that is fake, it makes me think differently of that person.

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Of all the plants that cover the earth and lie like a fringe of hair upon the body of our read more

Of all the plants that cover the earth and lie like a fringe of hair upon the body of our grandmother, try to obtain knowledge that you may be strengthened in life

by Oliver Goldsmith Found in: Plants Quotes,
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Natural abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by study; and studies themselves do give forth directions too much read more

Natural abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by study; and studies themselves do give forth directions too much at large, except they be bounded in by experience.

by Francis Bacon, Sr. Found in: Plants Quotes,
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Without the potato, the balance of European power might never have tilted north.

Without the potato, the balance of European power might never have tilted north.

by Michael Pollan Found in: Plants Quotes,
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A weed is no more than a flower in disguise, Which is seen through at once, if love give a read more

A weed is no more than a flower in disguise, Which is seen through at once, if love give a man eyes

by James Russell Lowell Found in: Plants Quotes,
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A practical botanist will distinguish at the first glance the plant of the different quarters of the globe and yet read more

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

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Plants are the young of the world, vessels of health and vigor; but they grope ever upward towards consciousness; the read more

Plants are the young of the world, vessels of health and vigor; but they grope ever upward towards consciousness; the trees are imperfect men, and seem to bemoan their imprisonment, rooted in the ground.

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Come, I will fasten on this sleeve of thine:
Thou art an elm, my husband, I a vine,
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Come, I will fasten on this sleeve of thine:
Thou art an elm, my husband, I a vine,
Whose weakness married to thy stronger state
Makes with me thy strength to communicate.
If aught possess thee from me, it is dross,
Usurping ivy, brier, or idle moss;
Who all for want of pruning, with intrusion
Infect thy sap and live on thy confusion.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Plants Quotes,
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