Lawns Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 91 Quotes About Lawns

#1. The gardens at Rugeley had lots of separate lawns, paths, flower and vegetable borders, the pigeon coop, and plenty of low hedges, - Author: Vanessa Steel
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#2. Surely among a rich man's flowering lawns,
Amid the rustle of his planted hills,
Life overflows without ambitious pains;
And rains down life until the basin spills,
And mounts more dizzy high the more it rains
As though to choose whatever shape it wills ... - Author: William Butler Yeats
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#3. We sit in calm, airy, silent rooms opening upon sunlit and embowered lawns, not a sound except of summer and of husbandry disturbs the peace; but seven million men, any ten thousand of whom could have annihilated the ancient armies, are in ceaseless battle from the Alps to the Ocean. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#4. The government could take away all the drugs in the world and people would spin around on their lawns until they fell down and saw God. - Author: Dennis Miller
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#5. I like indoor Christmas trees. And I like people who decorate their homes with lights and all that crap. I think it's a healthy outlet for them. If they weren't covering their lawns with twinkling lights, they'd be doing something that was really, really creepy. - Author: Lewis Black
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#6. It is an eccentric and uniquely human approach to resources: like plowing under your farmland to make way for more lawns, or compromising your air quality in exchange for an enormous car. - Author: John Vaillant
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#7. When I was waiting tables, washing dishes, or mowing lawns for money, I never thought of myself as stuck in some station in life. I was on my own path, my own journey, an American journey where I could think for myself, decide for myself, define happiness for myself. - Author: Paul Ryan
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#8. Mowing your lawn is against nature. - Author: Rufus Wainwright
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#9. My earliest memory is a picnic in the park near our house, which was next to Wimbledon Common. Why on earth we went to a park when we lived so near the common is a mystery, but it had formal gardens and lawns - perhaps it was that very difference that took my parents there. - Author: Martin Clunes
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#10. In Austin, the eco-capital of Texas, residents tend to favor native plants and wildflowers to the sculpted lawns of the Palm Springs variety. - Author: Douglas Brinkley
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#11. Straight mine eye hath caught new pleasures Whilst the landscape round it measures, Russet lawns and fallows grey, Where the nibbling flocks do stray, Mountains on whose barren breast The labouring clouds do often rest; Meadows trim with daisies pied, Shallow brooks, and rivers wide. - Author: John Milton
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#12. I'll toss my coins in the fountain,
Look for clovers in grassy lawns
Search for shooting stars in the night
Cross my fingers and dream on. - Author: Tracy Chapman
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#13. The grass is always greener once you don't have to mow a lawn anymore. - Author: R. K. Milholland
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#14. -I have to admit that ever since I started to rip-up the lawns of rich people I have felt a lot calmer! - Author: Andrew James Pritchard
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#15. The bozo who's going to go early John Woo all over the manicured lawns and flower beds just to show he doesn't give a fuck about convention. - Author: Don Winslow
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#16. Summer is full of smoke, and endless lawns. Quietly, whether across moss or on algae, knee over the railing of the little porch, fate comes. - Author: Andre Alexis
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#17. You have to get over the color green; you have to quit associating beauty with gardens and lawns; you have to get used to an inhuman scale; you have to understand geological time. - Author: Wallace Stegner
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#18. Most complain about dried up lawns; others envy a neighbor's green lawn, but winners learn from all lawns while cultivating their own. - Author: Orrin Woodward
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#19. In American military cemeteries all over the world, seemingly endless rows of whitened grave markers stand largely unvisited and in silence. The gardeners tend the lawns, one section at a time. Even at the famous sites, tourism is inconstant. - Author: Mark Helprin
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#20. In the summer I mowed their lawns for five dollars a week; in the winter I shovelled their walks for cups of hot chocolate; and in the fall I raked their leaves for the pure thrill of watching them burn. - Author: Dan Wells
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#21. We don't have a lot of churches in America; we have a lot of really nice brick buildings on finely manicured lawns! Just because someone says they are of the Church or they are Christian, doesn't make it so. - Author: Paul David Washer
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#22. Before I left the 'Star' last year to write books full-time, I welcomed catastrophe. It was material. Missed planes, broken pipes, dead lawns, digestive disorders, you name it, if it was something that had gone horribly wrong, it was worth banging out 600 words about. - Author: Linwood Barclay
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#23. When she first moved to Brighton, the flat on the Lawns had felt luxurious and it had seemed as if she was settling down, sleeping in the same bed every night, the darkness uninterrupted by any hint of emergency. It had felt as if all her difficulties were over. - Author: Sara Sheridan
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#24. And that heart which was a wild garden was given to him who only loved trim lawns. And the imbecile carried the princess into slavery. - Author: Antoine De Saint-Exupery
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#25. Forty percent of the United States drains into the Mississippi. It's agriculture. It's golf courses. It's domestic runoff from our lawns and roads. Ultimately, where does it go? Downstream into the gulf. - Author: Sylvia Earle
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#26. A lot of parts of L.A. are interchangeable with suburbs in Joburg. Very big, ostentatious houses with palm trees and lawns. Lawns are very important. Never underestimate lawns. - Author: Neill Blomkamp
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#27. I am not a lover of lawns. Rather would I see daisies in their thousands, ground ivy, hawkweed, and even the hated plantain with tall stems, and dandelions with splendid flowers and fairy down, than the too - well-tended lawn. - Author: William Henry Hudson
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#28. Hope and the future for me are not in lawns and cultivated fields, not in towns and cities, but in the impervious and quaking swamps. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#29. I'm on top of my green like a lawn chair - Author: Lil' Wayne
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#30. I never dreamt of being in the movies. I was from a very average, I would say, a rather poor family, so my big treat was to work hard all week - I mowed lawns and babysat and washed dishes and washed cars - to go to the movies. - Author: Debbie Reynolds
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#31. A saint in crape is twice a saint in lawn. - Author: Alexander Pope
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#32. "I want to be a lawn." Greta Garbo. - Author: W.C. Sellar
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#33. Be sure to lay wide streets planted with shady trees, every other of a quick-growing variety. Be sure that there is plenty of space for lawns and gardens, reserved large areas for football, hockey and parks. Earmark areas for Hindu temples, Mohammedan mosques and Christian churches. - Author: Jamsetji Tata
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#34. Anonymity is a wonderful thing if you can hang on to it. I live in Pasadena where we try to keep the movie people out. We discourage them from moving in our neighborhood and if they do we burn effigies on their lawns. - Author: Joe Johnston
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#35. If I ever wanted a gnome, I guess Id just stand out on my lawn for a while. - Author: Johnny Christ
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#36. Under Florida's "stand your ground" law, it is legal to shoot anybody for any reason as long as you are standing on the ground. - Author: Dave Barry
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#37. Comfort has its place, but it seems rude to visit another country dressed as if you've come to mow its lawns. - Author: David Sedaris
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#38. Instead of plotting the demise of the traditional family, as some politicians and religious leaders would have you believe, gay people mow their lawns and watch 'American Idol' and video their children's concerts and have the same hopes and dreams that their straight counterparts do. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#39. Polish has developed unimpeded; someone put their foot out and tripped English. The human grammar is a fecund weed, like grass. Languages like English, Persian, and Mandarin Chinese are mowed lawns, indicative of an interruption in natural proliferation. - Author: John McWhorter
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#40. The world has different owners at sunrise ... Even your own garden does not belong to you. Rabbits and blackbirds have the lawns; a tortoise-shell cat who never appears in daytime patrols the brick walls, and a golden-tailed pheasant glints his way through the iris spears. - Author: Anne Morrow Lindbergh
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#41. Home would not be home to me without a lawn, and if there are, as I've recently read, twenty-five million home lawns in the United States, at least fifty million other Americans must agree with me. - Author: Katharine Sergeant Angell White
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#42. Arizonans should not be judged disdainfully and from a distance by people whose closest contacts with Hispanics are with fine men and women who trim their lawns and put plates in front of them at restaurants, not with illegal immigrants passing through their backyards at 3 A.M. - Author: George Will
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#43. When I won the Derby on Never Say Die I went home and cut the lawn. I haven't cut the lawn since. - Author: Lester Piggott
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#44. The day was warm and clear. Kids were playing soccer in the parking lots and women were sunning their babies and having their tea all over the lawns. The scene was entirely too cheery for journalism. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#45. I've never written a quote I feel would be suitable for my gravestone. Wouldn't it be ironic if it were this one? Oh, and could you pull a few weeds while you're here? - Author: Ryan Lilly
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#46. Some ideas, like dandelions in lawns, strike tenaciously: you may pull off the top but the root remains, drives down suckers and may even sprout again. - Author: Elizabeth Bowen
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#47. Crabgrass is aptly descriptive of this hated weed, for it does scuttle quickly through a lawn. - Author: Allen Lacy
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#48. men tend to do the discrete tasks that are more easily crossed off lists, such as mowing lawns or fixing things round the house. - Author: Anonymous
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#49. Yet he could not enjoy the walk. In the morning especially a bougainvillaea looks handmade, lawns are always lawns, and it is true indeed that dogs smell fear. Cats don't say. - Author: Douglas Woolf
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#50. I've been working since I was a child. I worked cutting lawns, delivering newspapers; I was a telephone salesperson; I was a guitar repairman. - Author: Nile Rodgers
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#51. A properly functioning free market system does not spring spontaneously from society's soil as crabgrass springs from suburban lawns. Rather, it is a complex creation of laws and mores ... Capitalism is a government program. - Author: George Will
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#52. I love the outdoor festival feeling. When I'm on stage, it's very gratifying to watch people on the lawns enjoying the music with a glass of wine. - Author: Joshua Bell
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#53. Mullioned windows reflecting the green lawns and the terrace. - Author: Daphne Du Maurier
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#54. Not just the industrial farming but the sprawl, the sprawl, the sprawl. Low-density development is the worst. And SUVs everywhere, snowmobiles everywhere, Jet Skis everywhere, ATVs everywhere, two-acre lawns everywhere. The goddamned green monospecific chemical-drenched lawns. - Author: Jonathan Franzen
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#55. Someday we might look back with a curious nostalgia at the days when profligate homeowners wastefully sprayed their lawns with liquid gold to make the grass grow, just so they could then burn black gold to cut it down on the weekends. - Author: Alok Jha
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#56. My men like satyrs grazing on the lawns, / Shall with their goat-feet dance an antic hay. - Author: Christopher Marlowe
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#57. The Midwest breeds funny, eccentric people, to varying degrees. You play shows not because you're expecting to get a record deal, but to do something fun outside of mowing lawns. Everything else is just gravy ... Or mustard. - Author: Patrick Carney
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#58. Long ago life was clean, sex was bad and obscene, and the rich were so mean. Stately homes for the Lords, croquet lawns, village greens, Victoria was my queen. - Author: Ray Davies
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#59. It's just as easy to buy a $12,000 watch in East Hampton as it is to pick up a carton of milk, and new homeowners are so impatient that they landscape their front lawns with 'mature gardens' of full-grown trees. - Author: Steven Gaines
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#60. Her eye fell everywhere on lawns and plantations of the freshest green; and the trees, though not fully clothed, were in that delightful state when farther beauty is known to be at hand, and when, while much is actually given to the sight, more yet remains for the imagination. - Author: Jane Austen
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#61. Ghosts do not haunt, they regress. Just as when you need to go to sleep you think of threes or lawns, you are taking instant symbolic refugee in a ready-made iconography of early safety and satisfaction. That exact place is where ghosts go. - Author: Max Porter
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#62. The summer night was settling upon the neighborhood like a dark lace veil, casting dappled shadows on the roofs and sidewalks and lawns. - Author: Victoria Kahler
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#63. An artist, he paints with lakes and wooded slopes, with lawns and banks and forest-covered hills. - Daniel Burnham talking about Frederick Law Olmstead - Author: Erik Larson
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#64. The average lawn is an interesting beast: people plant it, then douse it with artificial fertilizers and dangerous pesticides to make it grow and to keep it uniform-all so that they can hack and mow what they encouraged to grow. And woe to the small yellow flower that rears its head! - Author: Michael Braungart
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#65. We didn't have a whole lot of money when I was growing up either. I would always ask for magic books or magic tricks for my birthday or for Christmas and the rest of the year I either had to mow lawns or find part time jobs to help supplement the cost of doing magic. - Author: Lance Burton
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#66. Atrazine - a herbicide often used on corn fields, golf courses and even lawns - has become one of the most common contaminants in American drinking water. - Author: Charles Duhigg
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#67. In eastern Washington, the territory around the Hanford reservation is promoted as the last stand of original shrub-sage habitat in the Columbia Basin, yet periodically deer and rabbits wander from the preserve and leave radioactive droppings on Richland's lawns. - Author: Kate Brown
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#68. When I was a young mother at home with a two year old and a five year old, living on the Eastside in one of those neighborhoods where all the houses look the same, where all the cars look the same and the lawns look the same, I was writing in secret. - Author: Deb Caletti
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#69. Some lawns have all the cheer of old cemeteries. - Author: Richard Brookhiser
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#70. The castle grounds were gleaming in the sunlight as though freshly painted; the cloudless sky smiled at itself in the smoothly sparkling lake, the satin-green lawns rippled occasionally in a gentle breeze: June had arrived. - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#71. I just listened to the music, and breathed in the day, and remembered things. Things like walking around the neighborhood and looking at the houses and the lawns and the colorful trees and having that be enough. - Author: Stephen Chbosky
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#72. The road to medical school started with a job mowing lawns I was far from sure I could handle. - Author: Mark Vonnegut
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#73. Because we can't escape our ancient hunger to live close to nature, we encircle the house with lawns and gardens, install picture windows, adopt pets and Boston ferns, and scent everything that touches our lives. - Author: Diane Ackerman
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#74. You don't mow another man's lawn! - Author: Billie Joe Armstrong
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#75. America is the land of wide lawns and narrow minds. - Author: Ernest Hemingway,
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#76. We must plant trees, grow gardens instead of lawns, ride bicycles when we can and support responsible local businesses over big brands. - Author: Bryant McGill
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#77. The Colorado River was at a record low and the towers in Lake Mead stood high out of the water. But the Angelenos committed communal suicide by watering lawns as usual. - Author: Robert A. Heinlein
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#78. Our lawns manifest our cultural desire: they are static, they are artificial, and they are kept sexually immature. - Author: Derrick Jensen
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#79. The key to a nice-looking lawn is a good mower. I recommend one who is muscular and shirtless. - Author: Maxine
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#80. Somewhere, a long way away, people are doing sensible things like mowing lawns and digging gardens. - Author: Michael Palin
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#81. Big lots,' I said, seeing the eighty-year-old oaks and shady lawns. The houses were set way back and had iron fences and stone drives.
The harder to hear your neighbors scream, my dear,' was David's answer, and I sent my head up and down in agreement. - Author: Kim Harrison
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#82. How does a woman gain such wisdom in only twenty-nine years?" Gordon asked, escorting her across the lawns toward the mansion.
"The same way a man does."
"Which is?"
Lady Keely cast him an ambiguous smile. "Either you are born with wisdom, my lord, or you make do
without it ... - Author: Patricia Grasso
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#83. If the grass is greener somewhere else ... start watering your own lawn! - Author: Michael Beckwith
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#84. Just as when you need to go to sleep you think of trees or lawns, you are taking instant symbolic refuge in a ready-made iconography of early safety and satisfaction. That exact place is where ghosts go.' I - Author: Max Porter
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#85. Why did God create men? Because vibrators can't mow the lawn. - Author: Madonna Ciccone
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#86. Their hands slapped library door handles together, their chests broke track tapes together, their tennis shoes beat parallel pony tracks over lawns, trimmed bushes, squirreled trees, no one losing, both winning, thus saving their friendship for other times of loss. - Author: Ray Bradbury
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#87. Mike Dukakis, you know, he can't get a job mowing lawns. - Author: Mitt Romney
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#88. Go, little book, and wish to all
Flowers in the garden, meat in the hall,
A bin of wine, a spice of wit,
A house with lawns enclosing it,
A living river by the door,
A nightingale in the sycamore! - Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
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#89. I was going to be the best paper boy ever. I used my Sting-Ray bike and got the papers there after school. People know I porched everything. No roofs, no lawns. I stopped the bike and nailed it. And if I ever missed, I would go pick it up and do it right. - Author: Gary Carter
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#90. Lawns are a form of television - Author: Michael Pollan
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#91. But the positive thoughts would give way to negative thoughts, and the negative thoughts seemed to swoop into her mind the way a big flock of black crows takes over the landscape, sitting thick in the trees and on the fence rails and lawns, staring at you in ominous silence. - Author: Jeannette Walls
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