Manure

Famous quotes containing the word manure:

    All idealists imagine that the causes they serve are fundamentally better than any other causes in the world, and they refuse to believe that if their cause is to flourish at all it requires precisely the same foul-smelling manure that is necessary to all other human undertakings.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    Wheat, sugarcane, chickpeas—all crops—must have manure to grow. Never forget it.
    Punjabi proverb, trans. by Gurinder Singh Mann.

    I see that I must get a few dollars together presently to manure my roots.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)