65 Sprout Quotes On Success In Life

These sprout quotes will inspire you. Sprout, to grow, spring up, or come forth as or as if a sprout or (of a plant) put forth shoots.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging sprout quotes, sprout sayings, and sprout proverbs.

Best Sprout Quotes

  1. “Give space to life. Give time to sprout your potential – the potential to awaken the beauty in you. Awaken the beauty of your heart – the beauty of your spirit. There are infinite possibilities.” ~ Amit Ray
  2. “The smallest sprout shows there is really no death.” ~ Walt Whitman
  3. “We all carry the seeds of greatness within us, but we need an image as a point of focus in order that they may sprout.” ~ Epictetus
  4. “Desires are seeds waiting for their season to sprout. From a single seed of desire, whole forests grow.” ~ Deepak Chopra
  5. “What is planted in each person’s soul will sprout.” ~ Rumi

  6. “The tree which fills the arms grew from the tiniest sprout.” ~ Laozi
  7. “The stem of greatness sprouts from the seed of sacrifice.” ~ Kedar Joshi
  8. “From the seed grows a root, then a sprout; from the sprout, the seedling leaves; from the leaves, the stem; around the stem, the branches; at the top, the flower. . . We cannot say that the seed causes the growth, nor that the soil does. We can say that the potentialities for growth lie within the seed, in mysterious life forces, which, when properly fostered, take on certain forms.” ~ Mary Caroline Richards
  9. “You cannot transmit wisdom and insight to another person. The seed is already there. A good teacher touches the seed, allowing it to wake up, to sprout, and to grow.” ~ Nhat Hanh
  10. “Your heart is full of fertile seeds, waiting to sprout.” ~ Morihei Ueshiba

  11. “I love not rushing the process. Mind doesn’t shift until it does, and when it does shift, it’s right on time, not one second too late or too soon. People are like seeds waiting to sprout. We can’t be pushed ahead of our own understanding.” ~ Byron Katie
  12. “YOUR HEART IS FULL of fertile seeds, waiting to sprout. Just as a lotus flower springs from the mire to bloom splendidly, the interaction of the cosmic breath causes the flower of the spirit to bloom and bear fruit in this world.” ~ Morihei Ueshib
  13. “For, as when the red-cheeked, dancing girls, April and May, trip home to the wintry, misanthropic woods; even the barest, ruggedest, most thunder-cloven old oak will at least send forth some few green sprouts, to welcome such glad-hearted visitants . . .” ~ Herman Melville
  14. “All man has to do is cooperate with the big forces, the sun, the rain, the growing urge. Seeds sprout, stems grow, leaves spread in the sunlight. Man plants, weeds, cultivates and harvests. It sounds simple, and it is simple, with the simplicity of great truths.” ~ Hal Borland
  15. “The smallest sprout shows there is really no death. And if ever there was it led forward life, and does not wait at the end to arrest it.” ~ Walt Whitman

  16. “No ray of sunlight is ever lost, but the green which it awakes into existence needs time to sprout, and it is not always granted to the sower to see the harvest. All work that is worth anything is done in faith.” ~ Albert Schweitzer
  17. “Peace is the most covetable possession on the earth. It is the greatest treasure in all the universe. Peace is the most important and indispensable factor for all growth and development. It is in the tranquility and quiet of the night that the seed slowly sprouts from under the soil. The bud opens in the depth of the most silent hours. So also, in a state of peace and love, people evolve, grow in their distinctive culture, and develop perfect civilization.” ~ Sivananda
  18. “I am struck by the fact that the more slowly trees grow at first, the sounder they are at the core, and I think that the same is true of human beings. We do not wish to see children precocious, making great strides in their early years like sprouts, producing a soft and perishable timber, but better if they expand slowly at first, as if contending with difficulties, and so are solidified and perfected. Such trees continue to expand with nearly equal rapidity to extreme old age.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  19. “Fairy folk a-listening Hear the seed sprout in the spring, And for music to their dance Hear the hedgerows wake from trance, Sap that trembles into buds Sending little rhythmic floods Of fairy sound in fairy ears. Thus all beauty that appears Has birth as sound to finer sense And lighter-clad intelligence.” ~ George Eliot
  20. “A fruit is a vegetable with looks and money. Plus, if you let fruit rot, it turns into wine, something brussel sprouts never do.” ~ P. J. O’Rourke

  21. “Just as a tree, though cut down, sprouts up again if its roots remain uncut and firm, even so, until the craving that lies dormant is rooted out, suffering springs up again and again.” ~ Gautama Buddha
  22. “I’d like to be remembered as the sower of seeds. That’s the greatest parable in the bible as far as I’m concerned. Some seeds fall in the pathway, get stomped on and don’t grow. Some fall on the stones and don’t even sprout, but others fall on the ground and multiply a thousand fold.” ~ Pete Seeger
  23. “When I remember something which I had,
    But which is gone, and I must do without,
    I sometimes wonder how I can be glad,
    Even in cowslip time when hedges sprout;
    It makes me sigh to think on it,–but yet
    My days will not be better days, should I forget.” ~ Jean Ingelow
  24. “Everybody used to say going to restaurants… is like theater, there’s stage sets, there’s drama, there’s play acting and you watch the show. And now, boy, everything’s just become so serious. And you sit at the counter and the chef comes out and tells you what he did to the Brussels sprouts leaves and no, there’s not a lot of dancing.” ~ Pete Wells
  25. “Most people don’t know how to tell stories.” ~ Ted Rall

  26. “When a seed sprouts, it’s a violent process. The skin breaks and splits in two. Something dies and something is born. Anytime you paint a strong or violent image, you may be expressing that part of yourself that’s opening in order to let the new emerge.” ~ Michele Cassou
  27. “The knowledge of an unlearned man is living and luxuriant like a forest, but covered with mosses and lichens and for the most part inaccessible and going to waste; the knowledge of the man of science is like timber collected in yards for public works, which still supports a green sprout here and there, but even this is liable to dry rot.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  28. “To be strong does not mean to sprout muscles and flex. It means meeting one’s own numinosity without fleeing, actively living with the wild nature in one’s own way. It means to be able to learn, to be able to stand what we know. It means to stand and live.” ~ Clarissa Pinkola Estes
  29. “The grower of trees, the gardener, the man born to farming, whose hands reach into the ground and sprout, to him the soil is a divine drug. He enters into death yearly, and comes back rejoicing. He has seen the light lie down in the dung heap, and rise again in the corn.” ~ Wendell Berry
  30. “It may be healthier to eat beer and franks with cheer and thanks, than to eat sprouts and bread with doubts and dread.” ~ John Robbins

  31. “Misrepresentation, false propaganda, innuendoes soon sprout into poisonous weeds, and before long the people find themselves victims of a pollution that has robbed them of their individual liberty and enslaved them to a group of political gangsters.” ~ David O. McKay
  32. “All this new stuff goes on top turn it over, turn it over wait and water down from the dark bottom turn it inside out let it spread through Sift down even. Watch it sprout. A mind like compost.” ~ Gary Snyder
  33. “One evil receives strength from another. In the same way, good deeds also sprout one from another, and the one in whom they are found grows larger.” ~ Marcus Eremita
  34. “Beware of books. They are more than innocent assemblages of paper and ink and string and glue. If they are any good, they have the spirit of the author within. Authors are rogues and ruffians and easy lays. They are gluttons for sweets and savories. They devour life and always want more. They have sap, spirit, sex. Books are panderers. The Jews are not wrong to worship books. A real book has pheromones and sprouts grass through its cover.” ~ Erica Jong
  35. “Guilt implanted at a tender age is not easy to destroy. A weed, it sprouts in unexpected places.” ~ Caryl Rivers

  36. “Why is she afraid?” he asked. “She’s not Anjin-san. Just a little nervous. Please excuse her. She’s never seen a foreigner close to before.” “Tell her when the moon’s full, barbarians sprout horns and fire comes out of our mouths like dragons.” ~ James Clavell
  37. “For black Americans, we know that gun control… sprouts from racist soil – be it after the or during the infamous Dred Scott case where black mans humanity was not recognized.” ~ Niger Innis
  38. “Just as doubt, despair, and desensitization go together, so do faith, hope, and charity. The latter, however, must be carefully and constantly nurtured, whereas despair, like dandelions, needs so little encouragement to sprout and spread. Despair comes so naturally to the natural man!” ~ Neal A. Maxwell
  39. “Nothing happened. And everything did. Your whole life you can be told something is wrong and so you believe it. Why should you question it? But then slowly seeds are planted inside of you, one by one, by a touch or a look or a day skateboarding in a park, and they start to burst out of old hulls shells and they start to sprout. And pretty soon there are so many of them. They are named Love and Trust and Kindness and Joy and Desire and Wonder and Spirit and Soulmate. They grow into a garden so dense and thick that it starts to invade your brain where the old things you were once told are dying.” ~ Francesca Lia Block
  40. “Trees sprout up just about everywhere in computer science.” ~ Donald Knuth

  41. “The redwood is one of the few conifers that sprout from the stump and roots, and it declares itself willing to begin immediately to repair the damage of the lumberman and also that of the forest-burner.” ~ John Muir
  42. “It is only when man cultivate humanness that society will shine with radiance and the nation and the world will progress. Humanness can be promoted only through spirituality and not by any other means. Just as a seed can sprout only when it is planted in the soil and watered, human values can grow only in a spiritual soil. If a man wants to cultivate human values, he has to apply the manure of spirituality to his heart, water it with love so that human values will grow.” ~ Sathya Sai Baba
  43. “I can hear, underground, that sucking and sobbing, In my veins, in my bones I feel it,- The small water seeping upward, The tight grains parting at last. When sprouts break out, Slippery as fish, I quail, lean to beginnings, sheath-wet.” ~ Theodore Roethke
  44. “Human memory awakens and extinguishes at will. It dulls and sharpens actions, enlarges and shrinks those who perform them. It humbles and exalts as it desires. When summoned, it slips away, and when it returns, it will do so at the time and place that suits it. It recognizes no chief, no overseer, no classifier, no ruler. Stories mix and mingle, facts sprout new shoots. The situations and words and scents-oh, the scents!-encrusted there are stored in the most disorganized and wonderful manner, not chronologically, not according to size or importance or even the alphabet.” ~ Meir Shalev
  45. “The world likes humor, but it treats it patronizingly. It decorates its serious artists with laurel, and its wags with Brussels sprouts.” ~ E. B. White

  46. “Grass is the least rewarding of all status symbols… The grass does nothing but drink money, exhaust energies, crush spirits, destroy sleep, create tensions and interfere with the watching of baseball games, and sprout insolent signs ordering humans to keep off it.” ~ Russell Baker
  47. “You, O money, are the cause of a restless life! Because of you we journey toward a premature death; you provide cruel nourishment for the evils of men; the seed of our cares sprouts from your head.” ~ Propertius
  48. “If there were as great a scarcity of soil as of jewels or precious metals, there would not be a prince who would not spend a bushel of diamonds and rubies and a cartload of gold just to have enough earth to plant a jasmine in a little pot, or to sow an orange seed and watch it sprout, grow, and produce its handsome leaves, its fragrant flowers, and fine fruit.” ~ Galileo Galilei
  49. “I know him, February’s thrush, And loud at eve he valentines On sprays that paw the naked bush Where soon will sprout the thorns and bines.” ~ George Meredith
  50. “I can’t think of anything I can’t stand the taste of less than brussels sprouts.” ~ Michael Welch

  51. “When I start on a film I always have a number of ideas about my project. Then one of them begins to germinate, to sprout, and it is this, which I take and work with. My films come from my need to say a particular thing at a particular time. The beginning of any film for me is this need to express something. It is to make it nurture and grow that I write my script- it is directing it that makes my tree blossom and bear fruit.” ~ Akira Kurosawa , Ideas sprout quotes 
  52. “The ability to double our biomass – not by waiting several million years and growing to be the size of an elephant – but waiting a few hundred thousand years for neurons to sprout into our brains – ones capable of having us create emotional relationships with other members of our species. We thereby double our biomass not by getting bigger, but by creating an ally.” ~ John Medina
  53. “For nine miles along a submerged ridge, the corals rise in lumpy hillocks that spread out 100 yards or more, resembling heaped scoops of rainbow sherbet and Neapolitan ice cream. The mounds, some 100 feet tall, sprout delicate treelike gorgonians that sift currents for a plankton meal. Fish, worms and other creatures dart or crawl in every crevice. This description could apply to thousands of coral reefs in shallow, sun-streaked tropical waters from Australia to the Bahamas. But this is the Sula Ridge, 1,000 feet down in frigid darkness on the continental shelf 100 miles off Norway’s coast.” ~ James Dwight Dana
  54. “The ego is like the root of a banyan tree, you think you have removed it all then one fine morning you see a sprout flourishing again.” ~ Ramakrishna

  55. “The coral zoophyte may be leveled by transported masses swept over by the waters; yet like the trodden sod, it sprouts again, and continues to grow and flourish as before.” ~ James Dwight Dana
  56. “Transitions are a part of life, allowing for perpetual renewal. When you experience the end of one chapter, allow yourself to feel the emotions of loss and rebirth. A bud gives way to a new flower, which surrenders to the fruit, which gives rise to a seed, which yields a new sprout. Even as you ride the roller coaster, embrace the centered internal reference of the ever-present witness.” ~ David Simon , Flower sprout quotes
  57. “Some ideas are not born of logic and good sense. They are made of clouds and cobwebs. They sprout from nowhere and feed on excitement, sprinkled with adventure juice and the sweet flavor of the forbidden. The psyche moves from the realms of the ordinary and takes a delicate step towards the unknown. We know we shouldn’t and that is exactly why we do.” ~ Brigid Lowry
  58. “As the web issues out of the spider, As plants sprout from the earth, As hair grows from the body, even so, The sages say, this universe springs from, The deathless Self (the Supreme Soul), the source of life.” ~ Eknath Easwaran
  59. “The brussels sprout. This is also the worst vegetable of next year.” ~ Steven Rubenstein

  60. “The so-called mother of the child isn’t the child’s begetter, but only a sort of nursing soil for the new-sown seed. The man, the one on top, is the true parent, while she, a stranger, foster’s a stranger’s sprout.” ~ Aeschylus
  61. “Grace-driven effort wants to get to the bottom of behavior, not just manage behavior. If you’re simply managing behavior but not removing the roots of that behavior, then the weeds simply sprout up in another place.” ~ Matt Chandler
  62. “Solitude delighteth well to feed on many thoughts;
    There as thou sittest peaceful, communing with fancy,
    The precious poetry of life shall gild its leaden cares;
    There, as thou walkest by the sea beneath the gentle stars,
    Many kindling seeds of goodwill sprout within thy soul;
    Thou shalt weep in Solitude,–thou shalt pray in Solitude.
    Thou shalt sing for joy of heart, and praise the grace of Solitude.” ~ Martin Farquhar Tupper
  63. “As I see it, a green salad is an open invitation to carrots, onions, mushrooms, tomatoes, and the sprouts that grow in jars on my kitchen counter.” ~ Victoria Moran

  64. “The life of the earth comes up with a rush in the springtime. All the wild seeds of weed and thistle, the sprouts of vine and bush and tree, are trying to take the fields. Farmers must fight them with harrow and plow and hoe; they must plant the good seeds quickly.” ~ Laura Ingalls Wilder
  65. “Absurd, irreducible; nothing — not even a profound and secret delirium of nature — could explain it. Obviously I did not know everything, I had not seen the seeds sprout, or the tree grow. But faced with this great wrinkled paw, neither ignorance nor knowledge was important: the world of explanations and reasons is not the world of existence. A circle is not absurd, it is clearly explained by the rotation of a straight segment around one of its extremities. But neither does a circle exist. This root, on the other hand, existed in such a way that I could not explain it.” ~ Jean-Paul Sartre

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