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«A man has made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under which he knows full well he will never sit.»
Author: Elton Trueblood | Keywords: discovering, full, plants, shade, shaded, shading, sit, trees
«The answer is never the answer. What's really interesting is the mystery. If you seek the mystery instead of the answer, you'll always be seeking. I've never seen anybody really find the answer -- they think they have, so they stop thinking. But the job is to seek mystery, evoke mystery, plant a garden in which strange plants grow and mysteries bloom. The need for mystery is greater than the need for an answer.»
«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.»
«A lucky person is someone who plants pebbles and harvests potatoes»
Author: Greek proverb | Keywords: harvests, pebbles, plants, potatoes
«Every moment and every event of every man's life on earth plants something in his soul.»
Author: Thomas Merton | Keywords: plants
«Entering the earth I support all beings with My energy; becoming the sap-giving moon I nourish all the plants.»
«(Pain) removes the veil; it plants the flag of truth within the fortress of a rebel soul»
«Centuries ago, sailors on long voyages used to leave a pair of pigs on every deserted island. Or they'd leave a pair of goats. Either way, on any future visit, the island would be a source of meat. These islands, they were pristine. These were home to breeds of birds with no natural predators. Breeds of birds that lived nowhere else on earth. The plants there, without enemies they evolved without thorns or poisons. Without predators and enemies, these islands, they were paradise. The sailors, the next time they visited these islands, the only things still there would be herds of goats or pigs. .... Does this remind you of anything? Maybe the ol' Adam and Eve story? .... You ever wonder when God's coming back with a lot of barbecue sauce?»
Author: Chuck Palahniuk (Journalist, Novelist, Satirist) | Keywords: Adam, Adam and Eve, Adam the, ago, Back to Earth, barbecue, barbecued, barbecue sauce, birds, bird of paradise, breeds, centuries, coming back, deserted, Desert Island, Eve, evolved, evolves, evolving, goats, herds, island, islands, Long Island, meat, meats, nowhere, pair, paired, paradise, pigs, plants, poisons, pristine, remind, sailors, sauce, sauces, the island, thorns, visit, visited, voyages
«Brute force crushes many plants. Yet the plants rise again. The Pyramids will not last a moment compared with the daisy. And before Buddha or Jesus spoke the nightingale sang, and long after the words of Jesus and Buddha are gone into oblivion the ni»
Author: D.H. Lawrence (Essayist, Novelist, Poet) | About: Religion | Keywords: brute, brute force, Buddha, crushes, daisy, nightingale, nightingales, oblivion, plants, pyramid, Pyramids, sang, spoke, The Pyramids
«As plants are suffocated and drowned with too much moisture, and lamps with too much oil, so is the active part of the understanding with too much study»
Author: Michel de Montaigne (Philosopher, Writer) | Keywords: drowned, lamps, moisture, plants, suffocate, suffocated, suffocates, suffocating
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