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Gardens Quotes

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Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens
reflect the kind of care they get.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology Wisdom

Gardens are not made by singing 'Oh,
how beautiful,' and sitting in the shade.
- Rudyard Kipling

Poetry is the art of creating imaginary gardens with real toads.
- Marianne Moore

How deeply seated in the human heart is the liking
for gardens and gardening.
- Alexander Smith

 

I don't like formal gardens.
I like wild nature.
It's just the wilderness instinct in me,
I guess.
- Walt Disney

Go forth, and play joyfully in the garden of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is like a beautiful flower
which I may not touch,
but whose fragrance makes the garden
a place of delight just the same.
- Helen Keller

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Thy Return is as another Sun to Heaven;
a new Rose blooming in the Garden of the Soul.
- Omar Khayyam

No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth,
and no culture comparable to that of the garden.
- Thomas Jefferson

It is better to be in chains with friends,
than to be in a garden with strangers.
- Persian Proverb

Sisters are different flowers from the same garden.
- Anonymous

A single rose can be my garden...
a single friend, my world.
- Leo Buscaglia

When a finished work of 20th century sculpture is placed
in an 18th century garden,
it is absorbed by the ideal representation of the past,
thus reinforcing political and social values that are no longer with us.
- Robert Smithson

A good garden may have some weeds.
- Thomas Fuller

Who loves a garden loves a greenhouse too.
- William Cowper

Garden as though you will live forever.
- William Kent

I live alone, with cats, books, pictures,
fresh vegetables to cook, the garden,
the hens to feed.
- Jeanette Winterson

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

Isn't it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without
having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too?
- Douglas Adams

God Almighty first planted a garden.
And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.
- Francis Bacon

We must cultivate our own garden.
When man was put in the garden of Eden he was put there so that he should work,
which proves that man was not born to rest.
- Voltaire

One lifetime is never enough to accomplish one's horticultural goals.
If a garden is a site for the imagination,
how can we be very far from the beginning?
- Francis Cabot Lowell

The weeds keep multiplying in our garden,
which is our mind ruled by fear.
Rip them out and call them by name.
- Sylvia Browne

It is a golden maxim to cultivate the garden for the nose,
and the eyes will take care of themselves.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

A garden is a complex of aesthetic and plastic intentions;
and the plant is,
to a landscape artist, not only a plant -
rare,
unusual, ordinary or doomed to disappearance -
but it is also a color,
a shape, a volume or an arabesque in itself.
- Roberto Burle Marx

In search of my mother's garden, I found my own.
- Alice Walker

My neighbour asked if he could use my lawnmower and
I told him of course he could,
so long as he didn't take it out of my garden.
- Eric Morecambe

To dwell is to garden.
- Martin Heidegger

If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

The garden suggests there might be a place where we can meet nature halfway.
- Michael Pollan

Unemployment is capitalism's way of getting you to plant a garden.
- Orson Scott Card

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature
is that all of us tend to put off living.
We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over
the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are
blooming outside our windows today.
- Dale Carnegie

But if each man could have his own house,
a large garden to cultivate and healthy surroundings -
then,
I thought, there will be for them a better opportunity of a happy family life.
- George Cadbury

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

A kitten is in the animal world what a rosebud is in the garden.
- Robert Southey

What's a butterfly garden without butterflies?
- Roy Rogers

A garden must combine the poetic and he mysterious
with a feeling of serenity and joy.
- Luis Barragan

Weather means more when you have a garden.
There's nothing like listening to a shower and thinking
how it is soaking in around your green beans.
- Marcelene Cox

Well tended garden is better than a neglected wood lot.
- Dixie Lee Ray

The hours I spend with you I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden,
a dim twilight, and a fountain singing to it.
You and you alone make me feel that I am alive.
Other men it is said have seen angels,
but I have seen thee and thou art enough.
- George Edward Moore

Some men like to make a little garden out of life and walk down a path.
- Jean Anouilh

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

The garden, by design, is concerned with both the interior
and the land beyond the garden.
- Stephen Gardiner

Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers
where I can walk undisturbed.
- Walt Whitman

Krishna children were taught that in the spiritual
world there were no parents,
only souls and hence this justified their being kept out of view from others,
cloistered in separate buildings and sheltered from the evil material world.
- Mary Garden

In spite of unseasonable wind, snow
and unexpected weather of all sorts -
a gardener still plants.
And tends what they have planted ...
believing that Spring will come.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A true poet does not bother to be poetical.
Nor does a nursery gardener scent his roses.
- Jean Cocteau

I've made an odd discovery.
Every time I talk to a savant I feel quite sure that
happiness is no longer a possibility.
Yet when I talk with my gardener, I'm convinced of the opposite.
- Bertrand Russell

I love decorating my home.
I'm a gardener too, so that's usually something I have to play catch up with.
- Suzy Bogguss

A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul,
the director of his life.
- James Allen

Gardening is all about optimism.
I put a seed in the ground.
I consistently tend it,
confident I will see the results, in time,
of the nurture I have provided.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Gardening is all about optimism.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Gardening is an instrument of grace.
- May Sarton

The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies.
- Gertrude Jekyll

All gardening is landscape painting.
- William Kent

What a man needs in gardening is a cast-iron back,
with a hinge in it.
- Charles Dudley Warner

Gardening is how I relax.
It's another form of creating and playing with colors.
- Oscar de la Renta

I think this is what hooks one to gardening:
it is the closest one can come to being present at creation.
- Phyllis Theroux

Gardening is not a rational act.
- Margaret Atwood

Help us to be ever faithful gardeners of the spirit,
who know that without darkness nothing comes to birth,
and without light nothing flowers.
- May Sarton

He plants trees to benefit another generation.
- Caecilius Statius

I grow plants for many reasons: to please my eye or to please my soul,
to challenge the elements or to challenge my patience,
for novelty or for nostalgia, but mostly for the joy in seeing them grow.
- David Hobson

It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring,
who reaps a harvest in the Autumn.
- B. C. Forbes

Use plants to bring life.
- Douglas Wilson

I do some of my best thinking while pulling weeds.
- Martha Smith

It will never rain roses: when we want to have more
roses we must plant more trees.
- George Eliot

I plant a lot of trees.
I am a great believer in planting things for future generations.
I loathe the now culture where you just live for today.
- Penelope Keith

If a tree dies, plant another in its place.
- Carolus Linnaeus

The secret of improved plant breeding,
apart from scientific knowledge, is love.
- Luther Burbank

I loved to get all dusty and ride horses and plant potatoes and cotton.
- Dorothy Malone

If we had paid no more attention to our plants than we have to our children,
we would now be living in a jungle of weed.
- Luther Burbank


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