We give advice by the bucket, but take it by the grain.
— William R. Alger

If you want 1 year of prosperity, grow grain. If you want 10 years of prosperity, grow trees. If you want 100 years of prosperity, grow people.
Chinese Proverbs grain quote

To see the world in a grain of sand, and to see heaven in a wild flower, hold infinity in the palm of your hands, and eternity in an hour.
— William Blake

Analysis kills spontaneity. The grain once ground into flour springs and germinates no more.
— Henri Frederic Amiel

There is not a grain of dust, not an atom that can become nothing, yet man believes that death is the annhilation of his being.
— grain quotation by Arthur Schopenhauer