Quotations on Garden

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I value my garden more for being full of blackbirds than of cherries, and very frankly give them fruit for their songs.
- Joseph Addison
(Keywords: Being, Garden, Songs, Value)

The earth is my altar, the sky is my dome, mind is my garden, the heart is my home and I'm always at home - yea, I'm always at Om.
- Eden Ahbez
(Keywords: Home, Heart, Earth, Garden, Mind, Sky)

These wrestlers aren't organized. They have no union, no pension and no insurance. You meet wrestler after wrestler who sold out Madison Square Garden ten years ago, basically running on fumes today. There's a lot of drama there.
- Darren Aronofsky
(Keywords: Drama, Garden, Running, Today, Years)

How can you be content to be in the world like tulips in a garden, to make a fine show, and be good for nothing.
- Mary Astell
(Keywords: Content, Garden, Nothing, World)

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
(Keywords: Nature, Soul, Heart, Body, Garden, Glory, Sun)

Give the children an opportunity to make garden. Let them grow what they will. It matters less that they grow good plants than that they try for themselves.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey
(Keywords: Opportunity, Children, Garden, Plants, Will)

A garden requires patient labor and attention. Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions or to fulfill good intentions. They thrive because someone expended effort on them.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey
(Keywords: Attention, Effort, Garden, Intentions, Labor, Plants)

The ballet is a purely female thing; it is a woman, a garden of beautiful flowers, and man is the gardener.
- George Balanchine
(Keywords: Ballet, Flowers, Garden, Man, Woman)

A garden must combine the poetic and he mysterious with a feeling of serenity and joy.
- Luis Barragan
(Keywords: Feeling, Garden, Joy, Serenity)

A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors.
- Charles Baudelaire
(Keywords: Company, Garden, Party)

I know that if odour were visible, as colour is, I'd see the summer garden in rainbow clouds.
- Robert Bridges
(Keywords: Clouds, Garden, Summer)

I write about five thousand words a day, when working on a book, about three thousand a day if I'm writing a short story. I take long periods off between projects, when I read a lot, garden, and think about the next book or stories.
- Eric Brown
(Keywords: Day, Garden, Projects, Words, Writing)

No one will understand a Japanese garden until you've walked through one, and you hear the crunch underfoot, and you smell it, and you experience it over time. Now there's no photograph or any movie that can give you that experience.
- J. Carter Brown
(Keywords: Experience, Time, Garden, Now, Will)

The weeds keep multiplying in our garden, which is our mind ruled by fear. Rip them out and call them by name.
- Sylvia Browne
(Keywords: Fear, Garden, Mind, Name)

A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world.
- Leo Buscaglia
(Keywords: Friend, Garden, World)

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
(Keywords: Family, Life, Thought, Opportunity, Garden, Man, Will)

I've found a place that would amaze you. People used to live there, but now it's all overgrown and no one goes there. Absolutely no one - only me... Just a little house and a garden. And two dogs.
- Karel Capek
(Keywords: People, Dogs, Garden, Now)

Unemployment is capitalism's way of getting you to plant a garden.
- Orson Scott Card
(Keywords: Capitalism, Garden, Unemployment)

The Greatest Generation got to save old tires, dig a Victory Garden and forgo sugar. The Richest Generation is being asked to shop.
- Margaret Carlson
(Keywords: Victory, Being, Garden, Old)

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
(Keywords: Nature, Garden, Human nature, Living, Roses, Today, Windows)

The true object of all human life is play. Earth is a task garden; heaven is a playground.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Keywords: Life, Earth, Garden, Heaven, Play)

Criticism, that fine flower of personal expression in the garden of letters.
- Joseph Conrad
(Keywords: Criticism, Expression, Garden, Letters)

Mostly, I spend my time being a mother to my two children, working in my organic garden, raising masses of sweet peas, being passionately involved in conservation, recycling and solar energy.
- Blythe Danner
(Keywords: Time, Mother, Being, Children, Conservation, Energy, Garden, Recycling)

There may be fairies at the bottom of the garden. There is no evidence for it, but you can't prove that there aren't any, so shouldn't we be agnostic with respect to fairies?
- Richard Dawkins
(Keywords: Fairies, Garden, May, Respect)

For the first few years we lived in a tiny rented cottage at the bottom of a friend's garden. We often joked that there was plenty of film in the fridge, but not too much food!
- Nigel Dennis
(Keywords: Friend, Film, First, Garden, Years)

It is a good idea to be alone in a garden at dawn or dark so that all its shy presences may haunt you and possess you in a reverie of suspended thought.
- James Douglas
(Keywords: Thought, Idea, Dawn, Garden, May, Reverie)

Little Sparta is a garden in the traditional sense. It is perhaps not like other modern gardens, but I think that other times would have had no difficulty with it.
- Ian Hamilton Finlay
(Keywords: Difficulty, Garden, Gardens, Sense)

I came to these mediums through having the garden, and of course, people who have designed gardens have always worked in collaboration, and never made their own inscriptions.
- Ian Hamilton Finlay
(Keywords: People, Collaboration, Garden, Gardens)

Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
- Stephen Fry
(Keywords: Experience, Creation, Garden, Insult, Taste, Temperance, Wickedness)

The garden, by design, is concerned with both the interior and the land beyond the garden.
- Stephen Gardiner
(Keywords: Design, Garden, Land)

But I believe that there are marriages where you can have your pool table and she can have her scrapbooking room or garden or whatever it is. But when everyone has what they want, it's not funny. There's no conflict.
- Brad Garrett
(Keywords: Funny, Conflict, Garden, Want)

What would be ugly in a garden constitutes beauty in a mountain.
- Victor Hugo
(Keywords: Beauty, Garden, Ugly)

No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden.
- Thomas Jefferson
(Keywords: Culture, Earth, Garden, Occupation)

A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust.
- Gertrude Jekyll
(Keywords: Trust, Garden, Patience)

I don't want to see people decorating a house or digging a garden. As for guys like Jonathan Ross, he got an award there last Christmas. What for? He doesn't sing, dance or tell jokes, does he?
- Ian St. John
(Keywords: People, Dance, Christmas, Garden, Jokes, Want)

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
(Keywords: Love, Delight, Garden, May)

A garden is to be a world unto itself, it had better make room for the darker shades of feeling as well as the sunny ones.
- William Kent
(Keywords: Feeling, Garden, World)

One does not lash hat lies at a distance. The foibles that we ridicule must at least be a little bit our own. Only then will the work be a part of our own flesh. The garden must be weeded.
- Paul Klee
(Keywords: Work, Garden, Lies, Ridicule, Will)

Everybody who runs a Web site knows we're not assured of compatibility, and we could end up with a split.
- Guy Laliberte
(Keywords: Change, Power, Society, Financial, Care, Garden, Pretension, Will, World)

Gardeners instinctively know that flowers and plants are a continuum and that the wheel of garden history will always be coming full circle.
- Francis Cabot Lowell
(Keywords: History, Flowers, Garden, Plants, Will)

The country is making a big mistake not teaching kids to cook and raise a garden and build fires.
- Loretta Lynn
(Keywords: Mistake, Country, Garden, Kids, Teaching)

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
(Keywords: Artist, Garden, Intentions)

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
(Keywords: Art, Men, Angels, Garden, Singing, Twilight)

So I have cultivated the vast garden of human experience which is history, without troubling myself overmuch about laws, essential first causes, or how it is all coming out.
- Samuel E. Morison
(Keywords: Experience, History, Causes, First, Garden, Laws)

I walk my dogs. I garden a little. I play a bit of tennis. Basically when I have spare time I'm making music.
- Bill Mumy
(Keywords: Music, Time, Dogs, Garden, Play, Tennis)

Americans admire a people who can scratch a desert and produce a garden. The Israelis have shown qualities that Americans identify with: guts, patriotism, idealism, a passion for freedom. I have seen it. I know. I believe that.
- Richard M. Nixon
(Keywords: Patriotism, People, Americans, Freedom, Garden, Idealism, Passion)

Public opinion polls are rather like children in a garden, digging things up all the time to see how they're growing.
- J. B. Priestley
(Keywords: Time, Children, Garden, Opinion, Public, Public opinion)

My agent was ambitious for me. But going out and chasing it? No, I'd rather work in my vegetable garden or play with my kid. I guess I'm kind of boring.
- Kathleen Quinlan
(Keywords: Work, Garden, Play)

I think of marriage as a garden. You have to tend to it. Respect it, take care of it, feed it. Make sure everyone is getting the right amount of, um, sunlight.
- Mark Ruffalo
(Keywords: Marriage, Care, Garden, Respect, Right)

When a baby comes you can smell two things: the smell of flesh, which smells like chicken soup, and the smell of lilies, the flower of another garden, the spiritual garden.
- Carlos Santana
(Keywords: Baby, Garden, Lilies, Spiritual)



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