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George W. Bush was a silver spoon dolt with no record to speak of other than bankruptcy and selling tropical plants, and we let him sail into the White House, but Barack talks about religious fundamentalism and guns being prevalent in poor areas, and we roast him for weeks? Adam McKay

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When all the plants in a region are running at full steam, there is simply no way to get more power. Alex Berenson

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A man doesn't plant a tree for himself. He plants it for posterity. Alexander Smith

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Human beings and plants have co-evolved for millions of years, so it makes perfect sense that our complex bodies would be adapted to absorb needed, beneficial compounds from complex plants and ignore the rest. Andrew Weil

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When the ivy has found its tower, when the delicate creeper has found its strong wall, we know how the parasite plants grow and prosper. Anthony Trollope

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For my part, I would say that the male sperm and seeds of plants have been penetrated so far that there is nothing further to discover in this great secret, but I could err in my opinion. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

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In history, psychedelic plants were used by priests and shamans with a desire to discover the interior. Alejandro Jodorowsky

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'Fecundity' is an ugly word for an ugly subject. It is ugly, at least, in the eggy animal world. I don't think it is for plants. Annie Dillard

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Reason clears and plants the wilderness of the imagination to harvest the wheat of art. Austin O'Malley

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Americans trash the planet not because we're evil, but because the industrial systems we've devised leave no other choice. Our ranch houses and high-rises, factories and farms, freeways and power plants were conceived before we had a clue how the planet works. Alex Steffen

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While it is true that we must seek value added industries like food processing plants and call center operations, we must do what is necessary to expand and develop our economic profile. Alan Autry

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We have very pretty Dutch gardens, so called, in America, but their chief claim to being Dutch is that they are set with bulbs, and have Delft or other earthen pots or boxes for formal plants or shrubs. Alice Morse Earle

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The best we can do, to paraphrase Pollan, is to eat whole foods, mostly plants, and not too much. A. J. Jacobs

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Is it philosophical, is it quite allowable, to assume without evidence from fossil plants that the family or any of the genera was once larger and wide spread? and occupied a continuous area? Asa Gray

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It was always understood that plants and animals, though completely contrasted in their higher representatives, approached each other very closely in their lower and simpler forms. But they were believed not to blend. Asa Gray

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The best opinion now is, that there are multitudinous forms which are not sufficiently differentiated to be distinctively either plant or animal, while, as respects ordinary plants and animals, the difficulty of laying down a definition has become far greater than ever before. Asa Gray

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Many years ago it was taught that plants and animals were composed of different materials: plants, of a chemical substance of three elements,- carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen; animals of one of four elements, nitrogen being added to the other three. Asa Gray

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It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn. B. C. Forbes

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Nuclear power plants must be prepared to withstand everything from earthquakes to tsunamis, from fires to floods to acts of terrorism. Ban Ki-moon

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Here at this site, Solyndra expects to make enough solar panels each year to generate 500 megawatts of electricity. And over the lifetime of this expanded facility, that could be like replacing as many as eight coal-fired power plants. Barack Obama

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At the height of Iraq's clandestine nuclear weapons program, which nearly succeeded in building a bomb in 1991, Tuwaitha incorporated research reactors, uranium mining and enrichment facilities, chemical engineering plants and an explosives fabrication center to build the device that detonates a nuclear core. Barton Gellman

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The nuclear approach I'm involved in is called a traveling-wave reactor, which uses waste uranium for fuel. There's a lot of things that have to go right for that dream to come true - many decades of building demo plants, proving the economics are right. But if it does, you could have cheaper energy with no CO2 emissions. Bill Gates

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It is hard to overstate how valuable it is to have all the incredible tools that are used for human disease to study plants. Bill Gates

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My son likes to go see mines and electric plants, or the Large Hadron Collider, and we've had a chance to see a lot of interesting stuff. Bill Gates

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We are working with the power industry all over the world. We are meeting customers in aerospace and getting them to tour our plants. Baba Kalyani

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I know my corn plants intimately, and I find it a great pleasure to know them. Barbara McClintock

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If humans evolved in a tiny area of Africa, they only saw plants and animals within a 100-kilometre radius for a million years. When they began to migrate, there would have been different animals and plants - and potentially a lot of allergy issues. Barry Marshall

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Maybe because I'm a Taurus, I like to watch plants grow. Bill Kreutzmann

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When you look at the number of nuclear power plants in China and India, we can't afford not to pursue similar alternative energy sources. If we do not, it would do immense harm to the manufacturing industry in the Midwest. Bob Latta

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I think I just want to garden - or kill some plants, in my case. Cate Blanchett

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