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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.
I like gardening - it's a place where I find myself when I need to lose myself.
How deeply seated in the human heart is the liking for gardens and gardening.
There's something about taking a plow and breaking new ground. It gives you energy.
Well I do find the beauty in animals. I find beauty everywhere. I find beauty in my garden.
You have to get up and plant the seed and see if it grows, but you can't just wait around, you have to water it and take care of it.
A person cannot love a plant after he has pruned it, then he has either done a poor job or is devoid of emotion.
Liberty Hyde Bailey
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.
The more help a person has in his garden, the less it belongs to him.
W. H. Davies
In search of my mother's garden, I found my own.
A man has made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under which he knows full well he will never sit.
D. Elton Trueblood
I've always felt that having a garden is like having a good and loyal friend.
C. Z. Guest
Garden as though you will live forever.
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
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.
Gardeners are good at nurturing, and they have a great quality of patience, they're tender. They have to be persistent.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
I do some of my best thinking while pulling weeds.
Trees and plants always look like the people they live with, somehow.
Zora Neale Hurston
A vegetable garden in the beginning looks so promising and then after all little by little it grows nothing but vegetables, nothing, nothing but vegetables.
Gardening is not a rational act.
Working with plants, trees, fences and walls, if they practice sincerely they will attain enlightenment.
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
To dwell is to garden.
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.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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