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Acorn Food Quotations

“The bittersweet of a white oak acorn which you nibble in a bleak November walk over the tawny earth is more to me than a slice of imported pineapple.”

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)


“The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson, American poet, essayist.


“Think of the fierce energy concentrated in an acorn! You bury it in the ground, and it explodes into an oak!  Bury a sheep, and nothing happens but decay.”

George Bernard Shaw, Irish playwright (1856-1950)


“Acorns were good till bread was found.”

Francis Bacon
English philosopher, statesman (1561-1626)



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