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Like plants in mines, which never saw the sun, But dream of him, and guess where he may be, And do the best to climb, and get to him. - Robert Browning
He that plants trees loves others beside himself. - Dr. Thomas Fuller
The thirsty Earth soaks up the Rain, And drinks, and gapes for Drink again; The Plants suck in the Earth and are With constant Drinking fresh and fair. - Abraham Cowley
A man doesn't plant a tree for himself. He plants it for posterity. - Alexander Smith
God moves in a mysterious way, His wonders to perform. He plants his footsteps in the sea, and rides upon the storm. - William Cowper
The diligent farmer plants trees, of which he himself will never see the fruit. [La., Abores serit diligens agricola, quarum adspiciet baccam ipse numquam] - Cicero [Marcus Tullius Cicero]
And because the breath of flowers is far sweeter in the air (where it comes and goes, like the warbling of music) than in the hand, therefore nothing is more fit for that delight than to know what be the flowers and plants that do best perfume the air. - Sir Francis Bacon
Aromatic plants bestow no spicy fragrance while they grow; but crushed or trodden to the ground, diffuse their balmy sweets around. - Oliver Goldsmith
If there were only turnips and potatoes in the world, someone would complain that plants grow the wrong way. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg