Quotation Explorer - 'Grass'

The grass is always green if God is watering it. - Matshona Dhliwayo
A man who wants time to read and write lets the grass grow long. - Sloan Wilson
People eat meat and think they will become strong as an ox, forgetting that the ox eats grass. - Pino Caruso
The same stream of life that runs through my veins night and day runs through the world and dances in rhythmic measures. It is the same life that shoots in joy through the dust of the earth in numberless blades of grass and breaks into tumultuous waves of leaves and flowers. - Rabindranath Tagore
Do you have a personal mantra? Mine comes from a childhood song. "Wherever I go the grass grows greener. - Richie Norton
Honour bought of coin is but grass in the wind. When the wind blows south it leans south; when the wind blows north so does it lean. Hardly solid rock upon which to forge sturdy trust nor imperishable friendship - JJ Matebesi
How many colors are there in a field of grass to the crawling baby unaware of "green"? - Stan Brakhage
With even the slightest upset, detachment soon followed. I didn’t lose sleep over men, and I was too restless to be tied down. The grass didn’t even have time to grow around my feet before I was planning my next escape whether it was to another state or out of someone’s life. - M.B. Dallocchio
Why don't you find out for yourself?Then you'll see the glass, hidden in the grass. - Morrissey
Though nothing can bring back the hourOf splendor in the grass, of glory in the flower;We will grieve not, rather findStrength in what remains behind;In the primal sympathyWhich having been must ever be... - William Wordsworth
All things are a living message from creation to mankind; all things, even the smallest blade of grass or the smallest insect. Each carries its own message about life and has an understanding of its role and what it is to accomplish during its lifetime. - Janet G Nestor
The deer hovered by the trees beyond as the sounds of the ravening wolves came to them across the grass, their own senses almost frozen in impotent horror. - David Clement-Davies
Your body is like a dew-drop on the morning grass, your life is as brief as a flash of lightning. Momentary and vain, it is lost in a moment. (From 'Fukan zazengi') - Dōgen
A falcon hovers at the edge of the sky.Two gulls drift slowly up the river.Vulnerable while they ride the wind,they coast and glide with ease.Dew is heavy on the grass below,the spider's web is ready.Heaven's ways include the human:among a thousand sorrows, I stand alone. - Du Fu
In creating, the only hard thing is to begin: a grass blade's no easier to make than an oak. - James Russell Lowell
There is not one blade of grass, there is no color in this world that is not intended to make us rejoice. - John Calvin
He walks the soft grass, wet with fresh rain, jeans slung low on his hips and shirt hanging open, still dripping from the fevered maelstrom that set fire to the night sky. Fury in his step and passion furrowing his brow...He is my perfect storm... - Virginia Alison
I'm not irreplaceable ... I'm nothing but grass growing on the ground; when the grass dies, another one replaces it ... - Chico Xavier
We need to simplify life. Do you think grass thinks about who trod on it yesterday? No... It just continues to grow. And so should you. You cannot control who treads on you, but you do control your own growth. Don't ever let others inhibit you! - Tony Curl
I can't even enjoy a blade of grass unless I know there's a subway handy, or a record store or some other sign that people do not totally regret life. It's more important to confirm the least sincere. The clouds get enough attention as it is... - Frank O'Hara
Keep it simple, keep it tasty. Salt, pepper and garlic. Shallot another day, lemon grass for nextweek. Nutmeg and cinnamon every now and then. - Riana Ambarsari
Men do change, and change comes like a little wind that ruffles the curtains at dawn, and it comes like the stealthy perfume of wildflowers hidden in the grass. - John Steinbeck
The horse is by Nature a very lazy animal whose idea of heaven is an enormous field of lush grass in which he can graze undisturbed until his belly is full, and after a pleasant doze can start filling himself up all over again. - Captain Elwin Hartley Edwards
No one makes history, no one sees it happen, no one sees the grass grow. - Boris Pasternak
The life of man is like the life of a blade of grass. Death comes, the grass withers, and behold life ends, and the flower falls of all greatness and all worldly goods. - Alfonso Maria de Liguori
If you really want to be a rebel get a job, cut your grass, read your bible, and shut up. Because no one is doing that. - Mark Driscoll
He is Running and Shouting and teasing around ,people know that he is just a vamp on the ground. people no more fear him . But the one sitting silent with no sigh of talky move,people simply fear him because no one knows what destruction he can bring to one in the this bushy grass of violence. - yash hoskere
I am solitary as grass. What is it I miss?Shall I ever find it, whatever it is? - Sylvia Plath
It wouldn't be much fun living on a planet where grass could not grow. - Ruskin Bond
Back in Russia we were dirt-poor. Here in the West we are still poor but have risen above the dirt to tower alongside stalks of grass! - Vera Nazarian
You may not have the greenest yard, but you can take the shit you're given and fertilize your grass into something beautiful! - L.M. Fields
You can judge me all you want, but it's just ridiculous coz we're both part of the same universe. Let's just ride the horses into the meadow and let them roll in the delightful grass. - Jay Woodman
The mouse is a sober citizen who knows that the grass grows in order that mice may store it as underground haystacks, and that snow falls in order that mice may build subways from stack to stack… - Aldo Leopold
All flesh is grass. - Bible
To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug. - Helen Keller
The softest grass can break any stone in her quest to find the sun. Rise again, woman, RISE AGAIN! - Autumn Morning Star
How much power is there in a thousand noisy engines? I tell you, there is more power in a single blade of grass. - John Kremer
Want to forget that you’re growing older? Walk across green grass with bare feet. - Toni Sorenson
It had been startling and disappointing to me to find out that story books had been written by people, that books were not natural wonders, coming up of themselves like grass. - Eudora Welty
The tallest blade of grass is the first to be cut by the scythe.
If grass can grow through cement, love can find you at every time in your life. - Cher
I want you here. I don't care if it's a hundred degrees and every blade of grass dies. Without you, none of that matters to me. - Kami Garcia
The rain out again, hammering the puddles full of holes, pocking the black-and-silver world with shining darkness. Rain soaks each leaf and blade of grass, bloating the lawns until they seem to roll and swell. Houses recede. The wind rises. The eyes and ears of God come down for the walk". - Mary Gatskill
I bequeath myself to the dirt to grow from the grass I loveIf you want me again look for me under your boot-soles.You will hardly know who I am or what I meanBut I shall be good health to you nonethelessAnd filter and fibre your blood. - Walt Whitman
I want you to know how perfectyour body looks after a shower.Fresh.Covered in little dropsof water.Just like dewy grass aftera night of rainfall. - Sheri Rosa
I like it when a flower or a little tuft of grass grows through a crack in the concrete. It's so fuckin' heroic. - George Carlin
What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.
I know a girl from whose body sunbeams rose to the clouds as if they’d fallen from the sun.Her laugh was like a bangle of bells. Your hair is wet, I told her one day, Did you take a bath? It is dew! she laughed, I’ve been lying in the grass. All morning long, I lay here waiting for the dawn. - Roman Payne
I think that everything should be made available to everybody, and I mean LSD, cocaine, codeine, grass, opium, the works. Nothing on earth available to any man should be confiscated and made unlawful by other men in more seemingly powerful and advantageous positions. - Charles Bukowski
Everyone wants the sun let shine, and the neighbor's grass is always greener, so it is better to mow it ourselves. - Jan Jansen
The grass as bristly and stout as chives and me wondering when the ground will break and me wondering how anything fragile survives - Anne Sexton
The grass is not only greener on the side you water but also on the side you prevent preys from feeding on. Learn to keep out the preys and see your lawn flourish. - Kemi Sogunle
Sometimes the most important conversation we can have is with the waves of the ocean or the dewdrops on a blade of grass. Sometimes the easiest way to love yourself is to realize that you are all these things. You are everything you’ve ever loved. - Vironika Tugaleva
Even if the grass is greener on the other side of the fence, keep to your own side; it's where you belong. There you can plant your own grass and tend to it. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Why are they like that?' I asked Cico. We skirted Blue Lake and worked our way through the tall, golden grass to the creek.'I don't know,' Cico answered, 'except that people, grown-ups and kids, seem to want to hurt each other - and it's worse when they're in a group. - Rudolfo Anaya
Thirst is a language even the grass understands. - Marty Rubin
When you grow and rise above the masses, you will always become a target. Just as the flower grows above the grass, it becomes a target for the nourishment of the rays of sunshine, it also becomes a target to be cut down. - Sumner Davenport
I want to lie down on the bench then, or better yet, on the grass, rest on something living and see if I can hear the dead underneath. - Elizabeth Scott
What is life? It is a flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.
When the grass is greener at other people's feet, it is not because the grass chose to take up that complexion. But it is because, they have deliberately irrigated it on regular accounts. - Israelmore Ayivor
The landscape looks different from every blade of grass. - Marty Rubin
If I am worth anything later, I am worth something now. For wheat is wheat, even if people think it is a grass in the beginning. - Vincent Van Gogh
Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence. - Hal Borland
If a tiny bud dares unfold to a wakening new world, if a narrow blade of grass dares to poke its head up from an unlit earth, then surely I can rise and stretch my winter weary bones, surely I can set my face to the spring sun. Surely, I too can be reborn. - Toni Sorenson
Snakes hide in grass, people behind their lies. - nopain
Human: That's stupid. Isn't there grass on both sides? - Orson Scott Card
A snake lurks in the grass. - Virgil
Home is not where you have to go but where you want to go; nor is it a place where you are sullenly admitted, but rather where you are welcomed by the people, the walls, the tiles on the floor, the followers beside the door, the play of life, the very grass. - Scott Russell Sanders
It doesn't matter how green a blade of grass is expected to be, when it's already smashed beneath the feet. - Munia Khan
The dog leash was still tied tight around the oak tree in the back, stretched worn and limp across the green grass as if trying to escape to freedom; and he buried his wife without a tombstone. Where before, she sat most times in his home, licking her wounds. - Anthony Liccione
The grass may be greener on the other side, but will the sky be as blue? - Court Young
Listen, can you hear it? Spring's sweet cantata. The strains of grass pushing through the snow. The song of buds swelling on the vine. The tender timpani of a baby robin's heart. Spring. - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
We(Pakistan) will eat grass, even go hungry, but we will get one of our own (Atom bomb).... We have no other choice! - Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
Wind and breeze are separated todayCrimson twilight denies to fade away Grass blades turn brown to match the soilWe pretend to smile at every turmoil - Munia Khan
Tereza's death hurt me so much, it was as if I had two heads smashing into each other. One was full of mown love, the other of hate. I wanted the love to grow back. It grew like grass and straw, all mixed up together, and turned into an icy affirmation on my brow. That was my damn stupid plant. - Herta Müller
Our way is not soft grass, it's a mountain path with lots of rocks. But it goes upward, forward, toward the sun.
It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up. - Muhammad Ali
If the grass is greener on the other side, start watering your own. - Matshona Dhliwayo
If we could hear the squirrel's heartbeat, the sound of the grass growing, we should die of that roar. - George Eliot
So Lightning says to Mud,What would happen if I struck your blood?And Mud says, Brother, It would hurt, And make me the motherOf every living thing.But, Fire Boy, you ain’t lifting my grass skirtUntil you burn me a ring. - Sherman Alexie
Once you've learned to study in a bathing suit on the grass with muscled men throwing frisbees over your head, you can accomplish almost anything. - Susan Rice
Spring is painted in daffodil yellows, robin egg blues, new grass green and the brightness of hope for a better life. - Toni Sorenson
My own prescription for health is less paperwork and more running barefoot through the grass. - Leslie Grimutter
To lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time. - John Lubbock
I love to lie down with my back on the grass and feel earth's energy revitalize me. - Jay Woodman
RITUALISM, n. A Dutch Garden of God where He may walk in rectilinear freedom, keeping off the grass. - Ambrose Bierce
The grass is not, in fact, always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be. - Robert Fulghum
The grass is always greener once you don't have to mow a lawn anymore. - Randy K. Milholland
If the grass is greener on the other side, try planting better seeds. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Stop worrying whether the grass is greener on the other side. Find out how to own the other side. - Ashwin Sanghi
I ain’t the only old woman looking. I’m just the only one honest enough to admit it. The others just hire the boy to cut their grass so they can sit at the window and drool. - Abbi Glines
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