Garden Quotes

To garden is to let optimism get the better of judgment.

Eleanor Perenyi

Where but in a garden do summer hours pass so quickly

Unknown

God almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures

Francis Bacon

Kiss of the sun for pardon. Song of the birds for mirth. You're closer to God's heart in a garden than any place else on earth

Dorothy Frances Gurney

If you have a mind at peace, a heart that cannot harden, go find a door that opens wide upon a lovely garden

Unknown

A garden is never so good as it will be next year

Thomas Cooper

How fair is a garden amid the toils and passions of existence

Benjamin Disraeli

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

Alfred Austin

The kiss of the sun for pardon, The song of the birds for mirth, One is nearer God's heart in a garden Than anywhere else on earth.

Dorothy Frances Gurney

It is utterly forbidden to be half-hearted about gardening. You have got to love your garden whether you like it or not.

W.C. Sellar & R.J. Yeatman,

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

Walt Whitman

In order to live off a garden, you practically have to live in it.

Frank McKinney Hubbard

Our England is a garden, and such gardens are not made By singing: -"Oh, how beautiful!" and sitting in the shade.

Rudyard Kipling

Unemployment is capitalism's way of getting you to plant a garden

Orson Scott Card

It is good 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

The greatest gift of the garden is the restoration of the five senses.

Hanna Rion

The best place to seek God is in a garden. You can dig for him there.

George Bernard Shaw

Zen opens a man's eyes to the greatest mystery as it is daily and hourly performed; it enlarges the heart to embrace eternity of time and infinity of space in its every palpitation; it makes us live in the world as if walking in the garden of Eden

D. T. Suzuki

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

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

Henry Van Dyke

This special feeling towards fruit, its glory and abundance, is I would say universal.... We respond to strawberry fields or cherry orchards with a delight that a cabbage patch or even an elegant vegetable garden cannot provoke

Jane Grigson

We look for romance in the well-cultivated garden-plots, and when it springs out of virgin soil we are surprised, though any fool might know it was the natural place for it.

John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir

If I had a single flower for every time I think about you, I could walk forever in my garden.

Claudia Ghandi

Nature abhors a garden

Michael Pollan

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