Luther Burbank - Quotes

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Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.

Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.

We must return to nature and nature's god.

We must return to nature and nature's god.

If you violate Nature's laws you are your own prosecuting attorney, judge, jury, and hangman.

If you violate Nature's laws you are your own prosecuting attorney, judge, jury, and hangman.

Less than fifteen per cent of the people do any original thinking on any subject. The greatest torture in the world for most people is to think. ---->>>

I see humanity now as one vast plant, needing for its highest fulfillment only love, the natural blessings of the great outdoors, and intelligent crossing and selection.

I see humanity now as one vast plant, needing for its highest fulfillment only love, the natural blessings of the great outdoors, and intelligent crossing and selection.

For those who do not think, it is best at least to rearrange their prejudices once in a while. ---->>>

If we had paid no more attention to our plants than we have to our children, we would now be living in a jungle of weed.

If we had paid no more attention to our plants than we have to our children, we would now be living in a jungle of weed.

The secret of improved plant breeding, apart from scientific knowledge, is love.

The secret of improved plant breeding, apart from scientific knowledge, is love.

In the span of my own lifetime I observed such wondrous progress in plant evolution that I look forward optimistically to a healthy, happy world as soon as its children are taught the principles of simple and rational living. ---->>>

Science is knowledge arranged and classified according to truth, facts, and the general laws of nature. ---->>>

It is well for people who think to change their minds occasionally in order to keep them clean. For those who do not think, it is best at least to rearrange their prejudices once in a while. ---->>>

The scientist is a lover of truth for the very love of truth itself, wherever it may lead. ---->>>

Heredity is nothing but stored environment. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: March 7, 1849
Birthplace:
Die: 04-11, 1926
Occupation: Environmentalist
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Luther Burbank (March 7, 1849 – April 11, 1926) was an American botanist, horticulturist and pioneer in agricultural science. He developed more than 800 strains and varieties of plants over his 55-year career. Burbank's varied creations included fruits, flowers, grains, grasses, and vegetables. He developed (but did not create) a spineless cactus (useful for cattle-feed) and the plumcot (wikipedia)