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What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows.
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
Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil.
A flower falls, even though we love it; and a weed grows, even though we do not love it.
Plant and your spouse plants with you; weed and you weed alone.
A weed is but an unloved flower.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
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.
They whom truth and wisdom lead, can gather honey from a weed.
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.
Anti-Semitism is a noxious weed that should be cut out. It has no place in America.
William Howard Taft
I attribute the quarrelsome nature of the Middle Ages young men entirely to the want of the soothing weed.
Jerome K. Jerome
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.
There are some faults so nearly allied to excellence that we can scarce weed out the vice without eradicating the virtue.
I work very hard on the writing, writing and rewriting and trying to weed out the lumber.
Bamboo is not a weed, it's a flowering plant. Bamboo is a magnificent plant.
To me, there is spirit in a reed. It's a living thing, a weed, really, and it does contain spirit of a sort. It's really an ancient vibration.
Science grows like a weed every year.
Once you go inside and weed through the muck, you will find the real beauty, the truth about yourself.
Neither do thou lust after that tawny weed tobacco.
Violence is like a weed - it does not die even in the greatest drought.
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.
Ernestine L. Rose
In Mallrats, you pretty much don't see him sell any weed, really. I don't consider him a big dealer.
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.
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.
When I weed, I like to get off into my own head. For one thing, my wife plants and I have trouble telling which plants are weeds and which are my favorite plants. So I tend to hop around and grab the weeds that I know are weeds. So I don't weed all that linearly. I tend to weed haphazardly.
Roy Blount, Jr.
I've actually always wanted to be able to read people's minds. My sister did a movie with super-powers and that's the one I would have wanted, so I really lucked out. The negative is that people are really cruel in their own minds, but you can weed out the bad people from the good people, and then just hang out with the good people.
Less than the dust beneath thy chariot wheel, less than the weed that grows beside thy door.
Adela Florence Nicolson
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