As a black person in America, I am twice as likely as a white person to live in an area where air pollution poses the greatest risk to my health. I am five times more likely to live within walking distance of a power plant or chemical facility – which I do.
That’s the way I do things when I want to celebrate, I always plant a tree. And so I got an indigenous tree, called Nandi flame, it has this beautiful red flowers. When it is in flower it is like it is in flame.
Oman overall has great animal and plant biodiversity because it has mountains, desert, coastal areas and rich coral reefs.
The only time I’ve been arrested was in opposing the Marble Hill nuclear power plant in Indiana. That was in 1979.
The gods plant reason in mankind, of all good gifts the highest.
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
Like a plant that starts up in showers and sunshine and does not know which has best helped it to grow, it is difficult to say whether the hard things or the pleasant things did me the most good.
What we plant in the soil of contemplation, we shall reap in the harvest of action.
The sudden appearance of mushrooms after a summer rain is one of the more impressive spectacles of the plant world.
We know we cannot plant seeds with closed fists. To sow, we must open our hands.