Plants

Famous quotes containing the word plants:

    And time brings down what is both strong and tall.
    But plants new set to be eradicate,
    And buds new blown, to have so short a date,
    Is by his hand alone that guides nature and fate.
    Anne Bradstreet (c. 1612–1672)

    What I did not yet know so intensely was the hatred of the white American for the black, a hatred so deep that I wonder if every white man in this country, when he plants a tree, doesn’t see Negroes hanging from its branches.
    Jean Genet (1910–1986)

    Luxurious Man, to bring his Vice in use,
    Did after him the World seduce:
    And from the fields the Flow’rs and Plants allure,
    Andrew Marvell (1621–1678)