Wangari Maathai Quotes About Plant

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"Until you dig a hole, you plant a tree, you water it and make it survive, you haven't done a thing. You are just talking." ~ Wangari Maathai
"That's the way I do things when I want to celebrate, I always plant a tree. And so I got an indigenous tree, called Nandi flame, it has this beautiful red flowers. When it is in flower it is like it is in flame." ~ Wangari Maathai
"For me, one of the major reasons to move beyond just the planting of trees was that I have tendency to look at the causes of a problem. We often preoccupy ourselves with the symptoms, whereas if we went to the root cause of the problems, we would be able to overcome the problems once and for all." ~ Wangari Maathai
"There's a general culture in this country to cut all the trees. It makes me so angry because everyone is cutting and no one is planting." ~ Wangari Maathai
"Education, if it means anything, should not take people away from the land, but instill in them even more respect for it, because educated people are in a position to understand what is being lost. The future of the planet concerns all of us, and all of us should do what we can to protect it. As I told the foresters, and the women, you don't need a diploma to plant a tree." ~ Wangari Maathai
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