In the soil of ignorance, fear can easily be sown.
– Heather Brooke
We are all regionalists in our origins, however ‘universal’ our themes and characters, and without our cherished hometowns and childhood landscapes to nourish us, we would be like plants set in shallow soil. Our souls must take root – almost literally.
– Joyce Carol Oates
New England has a harsh climate, a barren soil, a rough and stormy coast, and yet we love it, even with a love passing that of dwellers in more favored regions.
– Henry Cabot Lodge
Saudi Arabia has allowed training on its soil of American forces.
– Joe Biden
The practical importance of the preservation of our forests is augmented by their relations to climate, soil and streams.
– John Muir
There is no pleasing New Englanders, my dear, their soil is all rocks and their hearts are bloodless absolutes.
– John Updike
Anybody from my soil is my responsibility.
– Asif Ali Zardari
Nobody will be allowed to use Pakistan soil for any form of aggression toward any friend or foe.
For us Australians, Singapore also represents sacred soil. Almost 2000 Australians died here in the defense of your island country and our neighborhood.
– Michael Jeffery
I am a nationalist… my native soil is the theatre.
– Cyril Cusack
The Lord grant we may all be tillers of the soil.
– Nikolai Gogol
Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil.
– Edmund Burke
The staple of our Australian colonies, but more particularly of New South Wales, the climate and the soil of which are peculiarly suited to its production, – is fine wool.
– Charles Sturt
Vegetables deplete soil. They’re extractive. If soil has a bank account, vegetables make the largest withdrawals.
– Dan Barber
The nation that destroys its soil destroys itself.
– Franklin D. Roosevelt
A people that has experienced all that the Germans have been through, naturally offers fertile soil for the extremists.
– Gustav Stresemann
The tillage of the soil occupies the vast majority of those who work for their own bread.
– Joseph Barber Lightfoot
Wildfires are a result of temperature conditions, of soil moisture conditions; and, of course, something has to start it.
– John Holdren
Iraq is not occupied, but there are foreign forces on its soil, which is different.
– Jalal Talabani
Stegosaurus was common only on well drained, dry soil.
– Robert T. Bakker
In particular, Australia, because of its ancient geography, soil profile and distinctive weather patterns, is more adversely affected by climate variability than some other continents.
– Peter Garrett
The poison of skepticism becomes, like alcoholism, tuberculosis, and some other diseases, much more virulent in a hitherto virgin soil.
– Simone Weil