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Show me your garden and I shall tell you what you are. ...
by Alfred Austin

Show me your garden and I shall tell you what you are.
- Alfred Austin

Related topics: Gardening

Exclusiveness in a garden is a mistake as great as it is in society.
- Alfred Austin

The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt,
head in the sun, heart with nature.
To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body,
but the soul.
- Alfred Austin

I expect to pass through this world but once.
Any good therefore that I can do,
or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature,
let me do it now.
Let me not defer or neglect it,
for I shall not pass this way again.
- William Penn

 

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets)

Dear Father in heaven, I'm not a praying man,
but if you're up there and you can hear me ...
show me the way... show me the way.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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We tell lies, yet it is easy to show that lying is immoral.
- Epictetus

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Difficulties are things that show a person what he is.
- Epictetus

Trust men and they will be true to you;
treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Outer show is a poor substitute for inner worth.
- Aesop

When you find your path, you must not be afraid.
You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes.
Disappointment, defeat, and despair are
the tools God uses to show us the way.
- Paulo Coelho

The purpose of human life is to serve,
and to show compassion and the will to help others.
- Albert Schweitzer

The show must go on.
- Proverb

Don't dream it, be it.
- the movie Rocky Horror Picture Show

The hardest of all, is learning to be
a well of affection, and not a fountain,
to show them that we love them,
not when we feel like it, but when they do.
- Nan Fairbrother

In the arena of human life,
the honors and rewards fall to those
who show their good qualities in action.
- Aristotle

You are Never Too Old to Give or Get Gold Stars.
Show Your Honest Appreciation - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Show me a sane man, and I will cure him for you.
- Carl Jung

Show me a man who knows his own heart
and to him I shall belong.
- Jewel

Books serve to show a man
that those original thoughts of his
aren't very new at all.
- Abraham Lincoln

Is it bigger than breadbox?
- the early television show Twenty Questions

You always feel better when you sing.
Music touches people's hearts.
You know, it doesn't go through your mental capacity,
it just moves you and it will let you cry.
It's worth it doing a show
and when you touch a crowd
and move yourself at the same
- Jewel

Why should we honour those that die upon the field
of battle? A man may show as reckless a courage in
entering into the abyss of himself.
- William Butler Yeats

It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
- Erma Bombeck

It's the movies that have really been running things
in America ever since they were invented.
They show you what to do, how to do it,
when to do it, how to feel about it,
and how to look how you feel about it.
- Andy Warhol

If my films don't show a profit, I know I'm doing something right.
- Woody Allen

Show me a person who has never made a mistake and I'll
show you somebody who has never achieved much.
- Joan Collins

I think it's a terrible shame that politics has become show business.
- Sydney Pollack

France is delighted at this new opportunity to show
the world that when one has the will one can succeed
in joining peoples who have been brought close by history.
- Francois Mitterrand

The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities
and the responsibility that we all had.
It wasn't the answer.
It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
- John Lennon

Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.
- Bob Hope

Dieting is murder on the road.
Show me a man who travels and I'll show you one who eats.
- Bruce Froemming

Difficulties show men what they are.
In case of any difficulty,
remember that God has pitted you
against a rough antagonist
that you may be a conqueror,
and this cannot be without toil.
- Epictetus

Studies show that children best flourish when one mom
and one dad are there to raise them.
- John Boehner

Show me your hands.
Do they have scars from giving? Show me your feet.
Are they wounded in service? Show me your heart.
Have you left a place for divine love?
- Fulton J. Sheen

It is a waste of money to help those who show no desire to help themselves.
- Taylor Caldwell

I feel very blessed to have two wonderful,
healthy children who keep me completely grounded,
sane and throw up on my shoes just before I go to an
awards show just so I know to keep it real.
- Reese Witherspoon

I asked my daughter when she was 16,
What's the buzz on the street with the kids? She's going,
to be honest, Dad, most of my friends aren't into Kiss.
But they've all been told that it's the greatest show on Earth.
- Ace Frehley

Friendship must dare to risk, or it's not friendship.
- Captain Jean-Luc Picard in the TV show Star Trek: The Next Generation

Like all my family and class, I considered it a sign
of weakness to show affection;
to have been caught kissing my mother would have been a disgrace,
and to have shown affection for my father would have been a disaster.
- Agnes Smedley

Show me a good loser, and I'll show you a loser.
- Vince Lombardi

Let there be peace on earth.
And let it begin with me.
- Jill Jackson Miller

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was:
"If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?"
But... the good Samaritan reversed the question:
"If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?"
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Laugh Loud - Laugh Often
Laugh At What's Funny - Laugh At What's Sad
Laugh At Me - Laugh At You - Laugh At Life
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let me bring peace into moments of chaos.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have Gratitude for Everything
that has brought me to this moment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Courage is the ladder that supports me
as I ascend from Fear to Unconditional Love.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My greatest service to others is living happily,
and radiating happiness and joy to those around me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace.
- St Francis of Assisi

Give me your tired, your poor,
your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
- written on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor

Grant me the treasure of sublime poverty.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Today is your day to laugh at life,
laugh at what's funny - laugh at what's sad,
laugh loud - laugh often,
laugh at me - laugh at you - laugh at life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Why live?
Adding one to my count of days, or postponing
a feared death by another day do not inspire me.
I live to experience something new each day -
to learn something new, meet a new friend,
bring joy into someone's life,
feel the wind newly on my skin,
touch a new fear, a new anger,
and with focused intent and good fortune,
find an ample measure of my own joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I had forgotten how much light there is in the world,
'til you gave it back to me.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

My own gratitude list begins with health, family, friends,
and the beauty around me - from the butterflies and rainbows,
to the dolphins, to the birds, to the works produced by the human hand.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Where there is injury let me sow pardon.
- St. Francis of Assisi

The glow of one warm thought
is to me worth more than money.
- Thomas Jefferson

God grant me the serenity
To accept the things I cannot change;
the courage to change the things I can;
and the wisdom to know the difference.
- Reinhold Niebuhr (Serenity Prayer)

Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

My happiness depends on me.
- A Course in Miracles

Happiness comes when I remember that others' opinions of me
are just their opinions - nothing more.
I find happiness in moving toward my goals
regardless of the applause or the jeers of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

RESPONSIBILITY: Fulfill the obligations that the past posts to me.
Embrace the opportunity for service based in love.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

Life is 10 percent what happens to me
and 90 percent how I react to it.
- Charles Swindoll

laugh at me - laugh at you - laugh at life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We cannot change our past.
We cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way.
We cannot change the inevitable.
The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have,
and that is our attitude.
I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me
and 90% how I react to it.
- Charles R. Swindoll

When I examine myself and my methods of thought,
I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy
has meant more to me than
any talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
- Albert Einstein

Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
- Henry David Thoreau

I have no need to conform to the stereotypes
others have defined for me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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