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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Weeds:

A good garden may have some weeds.
~ Thomas Fuller.

A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds.
~ Author Unknown.

A man's children and his garden both reflect the amount of weeding done during the growing season.
~ Author Unknown.

A man's nature runs either to herbs, or to weeds; therefore let him seasonably water the one, and destroy the other.
~ Francis Bacon.

A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows.
~ Doug Larson.

A weed is but an unloved flower.
~ Ella Wheeler Wilcox.

But a weed is simply a plant that wants to grow where people want something else. In blaming nature, people mistake the culprit. Weeds are people's idea, not nature's.
~ Author Unknown.

But make no mistake: the weeds will win; nature bats last.
~ Robert M. Pyle.

Crabgrass can grow on bowling balls in airless rooms, and there is no known way to kill it that does not involve nuclear weapons.
~ Dave Barry.

Criticizing another's garden doesn't keep the weeds out of your own.
~ Author Unknown.

Don't water your weeds.
~ Proverb.

Even the richest soil, if left uncultivated will produce the rankest weeds.
~ Leonardo da Vinci Quotes.

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~ Author Unknown.

He who hunts for flowers will finds flowers; and he who loves weeds will find weeds.
~ Henry Ward Beecher.

I always think of my sins when I weed. They grow apace in the same way and are harder still to get rid of.
~ Helena Rutherfurd Ely, A Woman's Hardy Garden, 1903.

Man is the only critter who feels the need to label things as flowers or weeds.
~ Author Unknown.

Many gardeners will agree that hand-weeding is not the terrible drudgery that it is often made out to be. Some people find in it a kind of soothing monotony. It leaves their minds free to develop the plot for their next novel or to perfect the brilliant repartee with which they should have encountered a relative's latest example of unreasonableness.
~ Christopher Lloyd, The Well-Tempered Garden, 1973.

May all your weeds be wildflowers.
~ Author Unknown.

One is tempted to say that the most human plants, after all, are the weeds.
~ John Burroughs, Pepacton, 1881.

Plant and your spouse plants with you; weed and you weed alone.
~ Author Unknown.

Roses are red,
Violets are blue;
But they don't get around
Like the dandelions do.
~ Slim Acres.

Sweet flowers are slow and weeds make haste.
~ William Shakespeare Quotes.

They know, they just know where to grow, how to dupe you, and how to camouflage themselves among the perfectly respectable plants, they just know, and therefore, I've concluded weeds must have brains.
~ Dianne Benson, Dirt, 1994.

We can in fact only define a weed, mutatis mutandis, in terms of the well-known definition of dirt - as matter out of place. What we call a weed is in fact merely a plant growing where we do not want it.
~ E.J. Salisbury, The Living Garden, 1935.

Weed 'em and reap.
~ Author Unknown.

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