Quotes by Luther Burbank

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Luther Burbank (March 7, 1849 April 11, 1926) was an American botanist, horticulturist, and pioneer of 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 a spineless cactus (useful for cattle-feed) and the plumcot. more

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

Heredity is nothing, but stored environment.
Nature's law affirm instead of prohibit. If you violate her laws, you are your own prosecuting attorney, judge, jury, and hangman.
For those who do not think, it is best at least to rearrange their prejudices once in a while.
Our lives as we lead them as passed on to others, whether in physical or mental forms, tingeing all future lives together. This should be enough for one who lives for truth and service to his fellow passengers on the way.
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.

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