without hard work nothing grows except weeds

Without hard work nothing grows except weeds

Today’s new print, “Without hard work nothing grows but weeds,” a quote by Gordon B. Hinckley, inspirational leader. One can firmly contest that having no work ethic or the ability to not tend to your “fields” you will have nothing but weeds growing. This inspirational 5×7″ print is a reminder that working hard has its benefits or you will be presented with worthless weeds. In today’s society we have found simple solutions for weeds, weed b-gone & other weed killers. May your work ethic be your weed killer and you may enjoy the benefits of such hard work. Cheers! Design by Amy Miller

Without hard work nothing grows except weeds

All good things, need hard work/effort to prosper.

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“Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.” – Gordon B. Hinkley

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I would need more context to be certain, but I believe that the quote you provided is intended as a metaphor. The message is that only through hard work can one succeed. If you sit around doing nothing all day, you will not grow as an individual.

If you have a garden, and you don’t constantly nurture it, the plants you intend to grow will die, while the weeds take over the garden. If you want to grow the plants you intended, you need to work at your garden: watering, weeding, and maintaining.

Weeds grow without any effort but they are unwanted, however anything good needs hard work, be it flowers, a career or a relationship.

Without hard work nothing grows except weeds

Source: East of Eden

Source: The Running Dream

„You're going to pass something down no matter what you do or if you do nothing. Even if you let yourself go fallow, the weeds will grow and the brambles. Something will grow.“

Introductio ad prudentiam: Part II (1727), Gnomologia (1732)

„It's disturbing how fast weeds take root in my garden of worthiness.
They're so hard to pull.
And grow back so easily.“

Source: On Beauty