My favorite thing is landscaping. I love landscaping. And so what I’ll do is, mostly I put language into search engines, and if I want to look, like, at tulip gardens, or, like, Georgian...
I grew up in the large house and the larger garden of my parents in Altenberg. They were supremely tolerant of my inordinate love for animals.
He that is down needs fear no fall. He that is low, no pride; He that is humble, ever shall have God to be his Guide.
I have seen myself lose intolerance, narrowness, bigotry, complacence, pride and a whole bushel-basket of other intellectual vices through my contact with Nature and with men. And when you take weeds out of a...
I have a garden in my backyard thats completely organic, which Im very proud of.
Too many American authors have a servile streak where their backbone should be. Where’s our latest Nobel laureate? More than likely you’ll find him in the Rose Garden kissing the First Lady’s foot.
Hope is independent of the apparatus of logic.
In search of my mothers garden, I found my own.
Weather means more when you have a garden. Theres nothing like listening to a shower and thinking how it is soaking in around your green beans.
Your God person puts an apple tree in the middle of a garden and says, do what you like, guys, oh, but don’t eat the apple. Surprise surprise, they eat it and he leaps...
The best place to find God is in a garden. You can dig for him there.
Painting and writing are solitary arts.
Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.
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?
Everyone knows that weeds eat out the life of the garden and of the productive fields. It’s like that in the building and developing of character. No one knows our own faults and tendencies...
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.
On the subject of literary genres, Ive always felt that my response to poetry is inadequate. Id love to be the kind of person that drifts off into the garden with a slim volume...
[On gardens:] I think they’re sanctuaries for the mind and spirit. … It’s easy to feel wonder-struck in a garden, especially if you cultivate delight.