Best 187 of Soil quotes - MyQuotes
As far as he could discover, there were no signs of spring. The decay that covered the surface of the mottled ground was not the kind in which life generates. Last year, he remembered, May had failed to quicken these soiled fields. It had taken all the brutality of July to torture a few green spikes through the exhausted dirt. What the little park needed, even more than he did, was a drink. Neither alcohol nor rain would do. Tomorrow, in his column, he would ask Broken-hearted, Sick-of-it-all, Desperate, Disillusioned-with-tubercular-husband and the rest of his correspondents to come here and water the soil with their tears. Flowers would then spring up, flowers that smelled of feet. "Ah, humanity..." But he was heavy with shadow and the joke went into a dying fall. He trist to break its fall by laughing at himself.
A limited state with free economic systems is the soil where the liberty tree blossoms.
I'm not here to say I don't eat vegetables - I do, a lot of them - but, from a soil perspective, they're actually more costly than a cow grazing on grass.
The professional will not tolerate disorder... He wants the carpet vacuumed and the threshold swept, so the Muse may enter and not soil her gown.
The best hemp and the best tobacco grow on the same kind of soil. The former article is of the first necessity to the wealth and protection of the country. The latter, never useful.
Offence is like muddy soil; when trapped underfoot, it resists rapid progress. Don't trap offences under your mind, else you resist change! Jesus said "Shake the soil off your sandals"! What are you waiting for? Shake it off!
The richest genius, like the most fertile soil, when uncultivated, shoots up into the rankest weeds.
Mehmet Murat Ildan
Soil is earth’s barefoot and when we walk barefoot, two barefoot touches each other with love!
Brenda Sutton Rose
I’m not made for city streets. My brogans drop soil from the field behind me, each grain of dirt like a seed revealing who I am. My heart belongs in the country. I’m a farmer, and I was shaped in the fields.
My mind mends my motives and my notion navigates my natives,for we all are made of soil-our corrupted soil.
Mbegu zilizopandwa kwenye udongo wenye rutuba ni rahisi sana kuvamiwa na magugu iwapo mwenye bustani hataipalilia bustani yake kila siku. Kila siku tunapaswa kupalilia bustani zetu za kiroho, kuondoa magugu ambayo ni raha za dunia hii.
As soon as I put my foot on Indian soil, my painting underwent a change not only in subject and spirit but in technique.
Vegetables deplete soil. They're extractive. If soil has a bank account, vegetables make the largest withdrawals.
The moment the cultivators of the soil realize their power, the evil of Zamindari will be sterilized.
The land is always there...it is you who has to return
How dare you treat your soil like dirt!
Myths can't be translated as they did in their ancient soil. We can only find our own meaning in our own time.
Walter Darby Bannard
Talent is like a seed which needs fertile soil. There is no less talent now, there is less fertile soil to nourish it.
Capitalist production, therefore, develops technology, and the combining together of various processes into a social whole, only by sapping the original sources of all wealth - the soil and the labourer.
We draw our strength from the great oaks of the forest. As they take their nourishment from the soil, and from the rains that feed the soil, so we find our courage in the pattern of living things around us. They stand through storm and tempest. They grow and renew themselves. Like a grove of young oaks, we remain strong.
Everywhere the fatal spirit of imitation, of reference to European standards, penetrates and threatens to blight whatever of original growth might adorn the soil.
Love can achieve unexpected majesty in the rocky soil of misfortune.
The human spirit is nurtured by praise, as much as a seedling is nurtured by the soil, the water and the sun.
Do not rush to judge someone unless his/her fruits reveal the truth. However, don't forget; mostly, it's not the fault of the tree to produce bitter fruits. Sometimes, the soil determines that; blame the source! Deal with the soil! Don't deal with the tree! Other trees are there that the same soil can influence! Don't deal with your enemy, deal with the satan that sponsors them!
Mehmet Murat Ildan
Walk ten meters, you will find the lust; walk thousand miles, you may find the love! Soil is everywhere; but gold is somewhere!
There isn't a tree to hang a man, water to drown a man nor soil to bury a man
V jediné hrsti lesní půdy je víc živých bytostí než lidí na naší planetě. Jedna plná čajová lžička pojme víc než kilometr houbových vláken.
Mehmet Murat Ildan
Soil is the home of the flower. All flowers must live in their homes, not in somewhere else; not in a woman’s hair or not in a lover’s hands or not on a dinner table!
Where soil is, men grow, Whether to weeds or flowers.
The health of soil, plant, animal and man is one and indivisible.
So I went back in time and told her how I liked the smell of soil after the rain. It has a special place in my heart. It reminds me of my childhood days. Days spent in happiness and tranquility.
And where was happiness if it sprung not from the soil? Where contentment if it dwelt not near to Nature?
Mehmet Murat Ildan
Every seed wants to die in the soil! Every umbrella wants to live in a perpetually rainy world! Every mirror wants to see its own face in another mirror! Everything in this universe has dreams they wish to realise!
Soil with a lot of manure in it produces abundant crops; water that is too clear has no fish. Therefore, enlightened people should maintain the capacity to accept impurities and should not be solitary perfectionists.
Plants, in a state of nature, are always warring with one another, contending for the monopoly of the soil,-the stronger ejecting the weaker,-the more vigorous overgrowing and killing the more delicate. Every modification of climate, every disturbance of the soil, every interference with the existing vegetation of an area, favours some species at the expense of others.
The gospel will die in the toxic soil of self.
Trials teach us what we are; they dig up the soil, and let us see what we are made of.
Gratitude is a soil on which joy thrives.
Understanding is the soil in which grow all the fruits of friendship.
Jealousy takes root in the soil of insecurity.
Henry David Thoreau
The soil, it appears, is suited to the seed, for it has sent its radicle downward, and it may now send its shoot upward also with confidence. Why has man rooted himself thus firmly in the earth, but that he may rise in the same proportion into the heavens above?
Reason finds it difficult to take root in the arid soil of wrath.
Ludwig Van Beethoven
Music is the electric soil in which the spirit thinks, lives and invents. All that's electrical stimulates the mind to flowing surging musical creation. I am electrical by nature.
Pawns not only create the sketch for the whole painting, they are also the soil, the foundation, of any position
Wildfires are a result of temperature conditions, of soil moisture conditions; and, of course, something has to start it.
Bacteria and parasites cannot cause disease processes unless they find their own peculiar morbid soil in which to grow and multiply.
It's impossible to contemplate the life of soil very long without seeing its analogy to the life of the spirit.
J. I. Packer
The Life of true holiness is rooted in the soil of awed adoration
John F Kennedy
There is too little public recognition of how much we all depend upon farmers as stewards of our soil, water and wildlife resources.
Mycologists are few and far between. We are under-funded, poorly represented in the context of other sciences - ironic as the very foundation of our ecosystems are directly dependent upon fungi, which ultimately create the foundation of soils.