quote by Wangari Maathai

You can make a lot of speeches, but the real thing is when you dig a hole, plant a tree, give it water, and make it survive. That's what makes the difference

— Wangari Maathai

Memorable Digging A Hole quotations

Digging a hole quote When you find yourself in a hole, QUIT DIGGING.

When you find yourself in a hole, QUIT DIGGING.

When you find yourself in a hole, quit digging.

If you're digging a hole in the wrong place, making it deeper doesn't help anything.

Digging a hole quote Don't dig up in doubt what you planted in faith.

Don't dig up in doubt what you planted in faith.


If you desire to dig a well to reach water, your efforts are more fruitful if you dig one 100-foot-deep hole than if you dig ten holes each 10 feet deep.

When you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop digging.

I read once about the concepts of a lateral idea and the vertical idea.

If you dig a hole and it’s in the wrong place, digging it deeper isn’t going to help. The lateral idea is when you skip over and dig someplace else.

Digging a hole quote Parents need to fill a child's bucket of self-esteem so high that the rest of th

Parents need to fill a child's bucket of self-esteem so high that the rest of the world can't poke enough holes to drain it dry.


If you dig a hole and it's in the wrong place, digging it deeper isn't going to help.

Governance can dig itself into a huge hole and not even know it's in there.

It was all because of his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealinggreat-great-grandfather!

Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree.

But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.

If you don't break a hole through the brick wall, don't just start digging a new hole. Keep going until you break through that wall.

A strong economy depends on a strong middle class, but George Bush has put the middle class in a hole, and John McCain has a plan to keep digging that hole with George Bush's shovel.

You can't dig a different hole by digging the same one deeper.

Funny how you dig yourself into a hole by the teaspoon.

The earth is rocky and full of roots;

it's clay, and it seems doomed and polluted, but you dig little holes for the ugly shriveled bulbs, throw in a handful of poppy seeds, and cover it all over, and you know you'll never see it again - it's death and clay and shrivel, and your hands are nicked from the rocks, your nails black with soil.

The first rule of holes is when you're in one, stop digging.

When you're in three, bring a lot of shovels.

When you are in a hole, the top priority is to stop digging.

The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.

In trying to scramble out of a hole, it sometimes digs it deeper.

You'll get much better results by being upfront, answering creditors calls, and responding to their letters. Delaying the inevitable only digs a deeper hole.

If you’re in a hole, stop digging.

I'll give you three guesses, Rabbit. Digging holes in the ground? Wrong. Leaping from branch to branch of a young oak tree? Wrong. Waiting for somebody to help me out of the river? Right. Give Rabbit time, and he'll always get the answer.

Imagine the clouds dripping Dig a hole in your garden to put them in

When you are in a hole, stop digging!

We found ourselves in a hole that I didn't dig, but I have dug, dug and dug to try to get out of that hole.

When a poet digs himself into a hole, he doesn't climb out.

He digs deeper, enjoys the scenery, and comes out the other side enlightened.

You plant a garden one flower at a time.

... You write a book one word at a time, clean a closet one shelf at a time, run a marathon one step at a time. If you feel defeated by some large task, get your spade and dig the first hole.

That's what a story must feel like to me.

It's not, "I want to write about a gravedigger." But you're walking along and - boop! shovel. "Ok, what does one do with a shovel? Digs a hole. Why? I don't know yet. Dig the hole! Oh, look a body."

You can drill in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, on every continental shelf and atop every hill in America for that matter, and you still won't reverse the fact that our oil production is in permanent decline. We're just sopping up what's left, digging ourselves into a deeper hole.

Every infantryman in the Soviet Army carries with him a small spade.

When he is given the order to halt he immediately lies flat and starts to dig a hole in the ground beside him.

Cavities are made by sugar. So if you need to dig a hole, then lay down some candy bars!

I was good at digging holes. It was the rest of life I sucked at.

If you're already in a hole, it's no use to continue digging.

The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.

Now, given the experience that we have had thus far, with our subsequent trade agreements with NAFTA and others, you would think that with our experience of job loss that we have had there that when you find yourself in a hole that you might stop digging.

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