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1. “Her heart was a secret garden and the walls were very high.”

Tags : Buttercup Garden Heart Hidden Treasure Love Secret The Princess Bride Walls William Goldman
Source : The Princess Bride

2. “It was nice to call my parents and proudly tell them, "My lady garden is going viral." In hindsight, that may have been a poor choice of phrasing.”

Tags : Euphemism Garden Hindsight Humor Lady Lady Garden Parents Phrasing Proud Viral
Author : Jenny Lawson
Source : Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things

3. “I like the posture, but not the yoga. I like the inebriated morning, but not the opium. I like the flower but not the garden, the moment but not the dream. Quiet, my love. Be still. I am sleeping.”

Tags : Dreams Flower Garden Love Moments Morning Opium Payne Poetry Posture Quietness Roman Silence Sleep Yoga
Author : Roman Payne

4. “October knew, of course, that the action of turning a page, of ending a chapter or shutting a book, did not end the tale.Having admitted that, he would also avow that happy endings were never difficult to find: "It is simply a matter," he explained to April, "of finding a sunny place in a garden, where the light is golden and the grass is soft; somewhere to rest, to stop reading, and to be content.”

Tags : April Book Ending A Chapter Fairy Tale Garden Happiness Happy Ending October Reading Satisfaction Season Seasons Tale Turning A Page
Author : Neil Gaiman
Source : The Sandman, Vol. 4: Season of Mists

5. “It may well be on such a night of clouds and cruel colors that there is brought forth upon the earth such a portent as a respectable poet. You say you are a poet of law; I say you are a contradiction in terms. I only wonder there were not comets and earthquakes on the night you appeared in this garden.”

Tags : Clouds Comets Cruel Colors Earthquakes Garden Night Poets Respectable
Source : The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare

6. “O Heavenly Children, God has blessed you all with many treasures that only the most purehearted already know. His fruitful garden is vast and without measure, and in your own very bodies, He has planted metals of copper, silver and gold.”

Tags : Blessed Copper Creator Faith Fruitful Garden God Heart Heavenly Human Body Kingdom Measure Metals Pure Pure Heart Purehearted Religion Rich Silver Spirituality Treasure Vast Wise
Author : Suzy Kassem
Source : Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

7. “A JEWELRY STORE NAMED INDIAIf you hold this Dazzling emeraldUp to the sky,It will shine a billion Beautiful miraclesPainted from the tearsOf the Most High.Plucked from the lush gardensOf a yellowish-green paradise,Look inside this hypnotic gemAnd a kaleidoscope of Titillating, Soul-raising Sights and colorsWill tease and seduceYour eyes and mind.Tell me, sir.Have you ever heardA peacock sing?Hold your earTo this mystical stoneAnd you will hearSacred hymns flowingTo the vibrationsOf the perfumedWind.”

Tags : Ancient Beauty Colors Emerald Gems Hindustan Hypnotic India Indian Indian Culture Jewelry Kaleidoscope Miracles Most High Peacock Perfume Poem Poetry Sacred Soul Stone Storesacred Suzy Kassem Tears Wind
Author : Suzy Kassem
Source : Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

8. “I handed my tools. The two of them reached down to help me out of the crater I'd dug. ''Isn't that a little deep?'' Yoda asked. ''It'll help the roots get established,'' I explained. ''Established where? China?”

Tags : China Digging Garden Humor
Source : Twisted

9. “The garden was full of sorrowSongbirds and unusual winds whistled a rhymeClouds caused to appear and cast down darknessFor this was the first day the sun didn't shine”

Tags : Cause Cloud Clouds Dark Darkness Garden Light Poems Poetry Poetry Quotes Rhyme Shine Songbird Sorrow Sun Unusual Verse Whistles Wind Winds Wordslinger

10. “I loved you, I did. I believe I even sold myself a bit: on your love, my lust, your hair and just the way we stood there. How the air smelled of you, the way your shirt was cursed with blues. The way we danced by the ocean in front your mini-garden. The white fence, your loveliness and the heavenly kisses. It’ll always be the sheets, lying beside, holding your arm and kissing your hair in a loving stride.”

Tags : Bed Dancing Feeling Garden Love Past Quote Relationship Sex Sheets Shirt Sold Myself Streets Thoughts Touch

11. “The master of the garden is the one who waters it, trims the branches, plants the seeds, and pulls the weeds. If you merely stroll through the garden, you are but an acolyte.”

Tags : Acolyte Caring Effort Experience Garden Gardener Gardening Guardian Knowledge Learn Learning Master Planting Responsibility Responsible Steward Stewardship Student Wisdom World
Author : Vera Nazarian
Source : The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

12. “She was gracious and yet fading, like an old statue in a garden, that symbolizes the weather through which it has endured, and is not so much the work of man as the work of wind and rain and the herd of the seasons, and though formed in men's image is a figure of doom.”

Tags : Beauty Djuna Barnes Garden Imagery Independence Love Men Seasons Weather Woman S Strength Women
Author : Djuna Barnes

13. “A pineapple is a compilation of berries that grow and fuse together. When joined, they create a single fruit. And within each eyelet, contains a location where a flower may grow. I see the Creator of all existence as the crown on a pineapple, and all religions of the world as the spiky eyelets, where each eyelet symbolizes a different religion or race under the same crown. Each garden of faith may have different perspectives of God, yet every garden belongs to the same God.”

Tags : Common Creator Crown Existence Faith Flower Fruit Garden God Grow Join Life Pineapple Religion Suzy Kassem Together Unity Values
Author : Suzy Kassem
Source : Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

14. “Note what the catalogue says about colour and height and time of flowering, choose the appropriate shade of crayon and mark position of plant on plan. You will soon see what would make good neighbours nd what would be fatal. Last year I dumped a lot of seeds haphazardly in a hurry and got mesembryanthemums and a new ‘electric orange’ calendula mingled with a scarlet eschscholtzia and even the thought of it makes me shudder yet. The conjunction of paralytic pink, blinding blood-orange and genuine clear scarlet was practically un-lookable at. I expected it to blow up at any moment, …”

Tags : Bed Flower Garden Grow Horticulture Plan Plant Seed

15. “Our soul is like a soft and gentle flower, it needs to be nurtured, cared for, tended to, with sufficient sunlight, fresh air and freedom to bloom into its most precious and beautiful form. This, my friend, is self-love.”

Tags : Beauty Blossoming Flower Freedom Garden Gentle Love Love Yourself Loving Loving Yourself Nurture Self Care Self Love Soul Soulful Spiritual Spirituality Sunlight Tender Tenderness
Source : Embrace Your Sexual Self: A Practical Guide for Women

16. “As a woman, I see myself as a garden, and I see myself as the gardener of myself, I see myself forming and pruning and watering and nourishing all the flowers and trees and vines and leaves in me. There is a world within yourself, that has so much to offer! If only you would walk into it each day! We were not meant to save the world; we were meant to save ourselves! And in saving ourselves, we have saved worlds innumerable.”

Tags : Garden Inner Garden Inner Worlds Inspirational Quotes Inspirational Women Quotes For Women Saving Yourself Wisdom Quotes Women S Quotes
Author : C. JoyBell C.

17. “Anthropocentric as [the gardener] may be, he recognizes that he is dependent for his health and survival on many other forms of life, so he is careful to take their interests into account in whatever he does. He is in fact a wilderness advocate of a certain kind. It is when he respects and nurtures the wilderness of his soil and his plants that his garden seems to flourish most. Wildness, he has found, resides not only out there, but right here: in his soil, in his plants, even in himself...But wildness is more a quality than a place, and though humans can't manufacture it, they can nourish and husband it...The gardener cultivates wildness, but he does so carefully and respectfully, in full recognition of its mystery.”

Tags : Garden Gardening Life Nature Nurture Wild Wilderness
Source : Second Nature: A Gardener's Education

18. “Love is wild; its whole beauty is in its wildness. It comes like a breeze with great fragrance, fills your heart, and suddenly where there was a desert there is a garden full of flowers.”

Tags : Breeze Desert Flowers Fragrance Garden Love Wildness
Author : Osho
Source : Intimacy: Trusting Oneself and the Other

19. “We are on a stroll, hand in hand, in a garden, in the moonlight and the sole purpose of such a venture is to come together in love.”

Tags : Garden Hand In Hand Love Love Quotes Love Story Loving Loving One Another Loving Someone
Source : One Word

20. “In the garden of my heartFlowers of loves were bloomingNot just to express the beauty But to spread the fragrance Of happiness.”

Tags : Beauty Blooming Education Express Flowers Fragrance Garden Happiness Heart Hope Inspirational Intelligence Knowledge Life Love Philosophy Spread Truth Wisdom

21. “I have been finding treasures in places I did not want to search. I have been hearing wisdom from tongues I did not want to listen. I have been finding beauty where I did not want to look. And I have learned so much from journeys I did not want to take. Forgive me, O Gracious One; for I have been closing my ears and eyes for too long. I have learned that miracles are only called miracles because they are often witnessed by only those who can can see through all of life's illusions. I am ready to see what really exists on other side, what exists behind the blinds, and taste all the ugly fruit instead of all that looks right, plump and ripe.”

Tags : Beautiful Closing Ears Explore Eyes Facades Fruit Fruitful Garden Fruits Garden God God S Garden Grateful Illusion Illusions Life Light Looking Mirage Orchardgracious Path Prayer Quest Ripe Seeking Truth Superficial Truth Truth Path Wisdom Wise Wonder
Author : Suzy Kassem
Source : Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

22. “Modern life is, for most of us, a kind of serfdom to mortgage, job and the constant assault to consume. Although we have more time and money than ever before, most of us have little sense of control over our own lives. It is all connected to the apathy that means fewer and fewer people vote. Politicians don’t listen to us anyway. Big business has all the power; religious extremism all the fear. But in the garden or allotment we are king or queen. It is our piece of outdoors that lays a real stake to the planet.”

Tags : Allotment Apathy Control Garden Gardening Gardening As Therapy Gardens Modern Life Politics Religion
Author : Monty Don
Source : My Roots: A Decade in the Garden

23. “Every flower blossoms in its sacred time.”

Tags : Achievements Dont Quit Flower Garden Inspiration Life Life Lessons Motivation Nature Philosophy Of Life Success Time Wisdom
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

24. “Don't let the tall weeds cast a shadow on the beautiful flowers in your garden.”

Tags : Flowers Friends Garden Inspirational Motivational Weeds
Source : Life, the Truth, and Being Free

25. “A poor old Widow in her weedsSowed her garden with wild-flower seeds;Not too shallow, and not too deep,And down came April -- drip -- drip -- drip.Up shone May, like gold, and soonGreen as an arbour grew leafy June.And now all summer she sits and sewsWhere willow herb, comfrey, bugloss blows,Teasle and pansy, meadowsweet,Campion, toadflax, and rough hawksbit;Brown bee orchis, and Peals of Bells;Clover, burnet, and thyme she smells;Like Oberon's meadows her garden isDrowsy from dawn to dusk with bees.Weeps she never, but sometimes sighs,And peeps at her garden with bright brown eyes;And all she has is all she needs --A poor Old Widow in her weeds.”

Tags : Bees Garden Gardening Grief Rain Seeds Spring Summer Sun Widow Wild Flowers
Source : Peacock Pie

26. “Seeds have the power to preserve species, to enhance cultural as well as genetic diversity, to counter economic monopoly and to check the advance of conformity on all its many fronts.”

Tags : Diversity Garden Gardening Nature Nonconformity Preservation Seeds
Source : Second Nature: A Gardener's Education

27. “We were all born to be peaceful citizens of the world. Take care of your global garden and do not allow evil gardeners to try and convince you which flowers are ugly and which should be destroyed. This is God's universe and he is the master gardener of all. If you see ugliness in his creations, then you see ugliness in our Creator. Wake up. If we eliminate all colors in his garden, then what would be a rainbow with only one color? And what would be a garden with only one kind of flower? Why would the Creator create a vast assortment of plants, ethnicities, and animals, if only one beast or seed is to dominate all of existence?”

Tags : Animals Beast Citzens Of The World Colors Creation Creator Equality Evil Flower Garden Gardener God Humanity Life Lost Mankind Nature Peace Peaceful Plants Seeds Suzy Kassem Quotes Universe
Author : Suzy Kassem
Source : Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

28. “My daughter and two sons are the flowers in my heart and garden.”

Tags : Daughter Garden Heart Sons
Author : Ana Monnar

29. “Let’s escape outside,” Isabelle suggested. “Do you have any other talents?”“I bake and garden.”“Do you sew, too?”Amber nodded. “I sew whenever anger incites me to mutilation.”Isabelle laughed. “One cannot hang for attacking a piece of cloth.”

Tags : Anger Attacking Bake Garden Sew
Source : To Love a Princess

30. “Miss Parkinson lived alone in a big bay-windowed house of Edwardian brick with a vast garden of decaying fruit trees and untidy hedges of gigantic size. She was great at making elderberry wine and bottling fruit and preserves and lemon curd and drying flowers for winter. She felt, like Halibut, that things were not as they used to be. The synthetic curse of modern times lay thick on everything. There was everywhere a sad drift from Nature.”

Tags : Descriptive Dreamy Garden Luddite Nature
Author : H.E. Bates

31. “Gardening is like landscape painting to me. The garden is the canvas. Plants, containers and other garden features are the colors. I paint on the garden of canvas hoping to create a master piece with my colors.”

Tags : Garden Gardening Paintings

32. “If they spit on you,collect their spittle to water your plants.If they throw stones at you,pick them up to adorn your garden.If they call you the enemy, a liar and a narcissist. Plant those very flowers: anemone, lily, and narcissus. Use their crap to fertilise your mind.”

Tags : Defamation Effort Endurance Fertilise Fertilize Flowers Friend Funny Funny Poem Give Up Mean Narcissist Narcissus Perseverance Persist Produce Quote Rude Rumor Slandering Soil Stones Stubborn Tenacity Water

33. “For you little gardener and lover of trees, I have only a small gift. Here is set G for Galadriel, but it may stand for garden in your tongue. In this box there is earth from my orchard, and such blessing as Galadriel has still to bestow is upon it. It will not keep you on your road, nor defend you against any peril; but if you keep it and see your home again at last, then perhaps it may reward you. Though you should find all barren and laid waste, there will be few gardens in Middle-earth that will bloom like your garden, if you sprinkle this earth there. Then you may remember Galadriel, and catch a glimpse far off of Lórien, that you have seen only in our winter. For our spring and our summer are gone by, and they will never be seen on earth again save in memory.”

Tags : Garden Gardening Gardens Hopeful
Source : The Fellowship of the Ring

34. “At Bramasole, the first secret spot that draws me outside is a stump and board bench on a high terrace overlooking the lake and valley. Before I sit down, I must bang the board against a tree to knock off all the ants. Then I'm happy. With a stunted oak tree for shelter and a never-ending view, I am hidden. No one knows where I am. The nine-year-old's thrill of the hideout under the hydrangea comes back: My mother is calling me and I am not answering.”

Tags : Garden Home Italy Sense Of Place
Author : Frances Mayes
Source : Bringing Tuscany Home: Sensuous Style From the Heart of Italy

35. “I love the beauty of nature.”

Tags : Beauty In Nature Desires Garden Inspiring Love Nature Nature Of Man Park Passion Wishes
Source : Think Great: Be Great!

36. “On the warm stone walls, climbing roses were just coming into bloom and great twisted branches of honeysuckle and clematis wrestled each other as they tumbled up and over the top of the wall. Against another wall were white apple blossoms on branches cut into sharp crucifixes and forced to lie flat against the stone. Below, the huge frilled lips of giant tulips in shades of white and cream nodded in their beds. They were almost finished now, spread open too far, splayed, exposing obscene black centers. I've never had my own garden but I suddenly recognized something in the tangle of this one that wasn't beauty. Passion, maybe. And something else. Rage. ”

Tags : Daisy Edmond Garden Passion Rage War
Author : Meg Rosoff
Source : How I Live Now

37. “Yes! If you really love your beautiful garden of dreams, you will never allow any hungry beast to have its way in. Keep dream killers away!”

Tags : Beast Beasts Beautiful Critics Dream Killers Dreams Food For Thought Garden Hungry Israelmore Ayivor Love Negative People Toxic People
Source : The Great Hand Book of Quotes

38. “Within my heart a garden grows,wild with violets and fragrant rose.Bright daffodils line the narrow path,my footsteps silent as I pass.Sweet tulips nod their heads in rest;I kneel in prayer to seek God's best.For round my garden a fence stands firmto guard my heart so I can learnwho should enter, and who should waiton the other side of my locked gate.I clasp the key around my neckand wonder if the time is yet.If I unlocked the gate today, would you come in? Or run away?”

Tags : Garden Lock And Key Love Poem Tracy
Source : Christy Miller Collection, Vol. 4

39. “A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors.”

Tags : Books Garden Reading

40. “Sometimes since I've been in the garden I've looked up through the trees at the sky and I have had a strange feeling of being happy as if something was pushing and drawing in my chest and making me breathe fast. Magic is always pushing and drawing and making things out of nothing. Everything is made out of magic, leaves and trees, flowers and birds, badgers and foxes and squirrels and people. So it must be all around us. In this garden - in all the places.”

Tags : Friends Garden Magic Secrets
Source : The Secret Garden

41. “To you, it was just picking flowers. To them, it was a massacre.”

Tags : Flower Picking Garden
Source : I Wrote This For You

42. “A black cat among roses,phlox, lilac-misted under a quarter moon,the sweet smells of heliotrope and night-scented stock. The garden is very still.It is dazed with moonlight,contented with perfume...”

Tags : Cats Garden Lilac Poetry
Author : Amy Lowell

43. “Cela est bien, repondit Candide, mais il faut cultiver notre jardin.”

Tags : Garden Inspirtational Spirit Sprituality
Author : Voltaire
Source : Candide

44. “A garden should make you feel you've entered privileged space -- a place not just set apart but reverberant -- and it seems to me that, to achieve this, the gardener must put some kind of twist on the existing landscape, turn its prose into something nearer poetry.”

Tags : Garden Gardening Landscape Nature Poetry
Source : Second Nature: A Gardener's Education

45. “I’ll admit that my garden now grows hope in lavish profusion, leaving little room for anything else. I suppose it has squeezed out more practical plants like caution and common sense. Still, though, hope does not flourish in every garden, and I feel thankful it has taken root in mine.”

Tags : Garden Hope
Source : The Reckoning

46. “An autumn garden has a sadness when the sun is not shining...”

Tags : Autumn Garden
Source : Cold Harbour

47. “The Sunlight on the GardenThe sunlight on the gardenHardens and grows cold,We cannot cage the minuteWithin its nets of gold,When all is toldWe cannot beg for pardon.Our freedom as free lancesAdvances towards its end;The earth compels, upon itSonnets and birds descend;And soon, my friend,We shall have no time for dances.The sky was good for flyingDefying the church bellsAnd every evil ironSiren and what it tells:The earth compels,We are dying, Egypt, dyingAnd not expecting pardon,Hardened in heart anew,But glad to have sat underThunder and rain with you,And grateful tooFor sunlight on the garden.”

Tags : Dying Flying Freedom Garden Sunlight
Source : Collected Poems 1925-1948

48. “The river and the garden have been the foundations of my economy here. Of the two I have liked the river best. It is wonderful to have the duty of being on the river the first and last thing every day. I have loved it even in the rain. Sometimes I have loved it most in the rain.”

Tags : Garden Rain River
Author : Wendell Berry
Source : Jayber Crow

49. “Happiness will grow if you plant the seeds of love in the garden of hope with compassion and care.”

Tags : Care Compassion Education Garden Happiness Hope Inspirational Intelligence Knowledge Life Love Philosophy Truth Wisdom

50. “She was sitting in a garden more beautiful than even her rampaging imagination could ever have conjured up, and she was being serenaded by trees.”

Tags : Garden Trees
Author : Lynn Kurland
Source : Spellweaver

51. “The over-weight and out of shape guy who owned the house had apparently decided that having a half-million dollar house meant that he couldn’t afford to hire someone to clean out his gutters. Now he was dead with what looked to me like a broken neck after the ladder had slipped. He’d taken the plunge into his fancy landscaping—complete with rock garden. But hey, his fucking gutters were clean.”

Tags : Death Dying Garden Humor Irony Sarcasm
Author : Diana Rowland
Source : My Life as a White Trash Zombie

52. “Gardens are a form of autobiography.”

Tags : Garden
Source : Gardening for a Lifetime: How to Garden Wiser as You Grow Older

53. “Be different. Be original. Nobody will remember a specific flower in a garden filled with thousands of the same yellow flower, but they will remember the one that managed to change its color to purple.”

Tags : Change Color Different Flower Garden Individual Individualism Individuality Original Originality Suzy Kassem Unique
Author : Suzy Kassem
Source : Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

54. “Don't wear perfume in the garden - unless you want to be pollinated by bees! ”

Tags : Garden Humor
Author : Anne Raver

55. “I am for true world peace and building a beautiful global garden for our children.”

Tags : Childre Garden Global Citizen Global Garden Global Village Harmony Kids Peace Suzy Kassem United Unity World World Citizen World Peace
Author : Suzy Kassem
Source : Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

56. “Artists are the flowers of our world. The best ones are those who can stand out from the crowd by becoming a memorable flower — one that moves us, inspires us, and makes us think hard. A flower with no smell to it is just something to look at. A flower that emits a beautiful fragrance is the one we want in our homes and on our walls. Your mission as an artist, is to become the best-smelling flower in the world, so that when the day finally comes when you are plucked from the ground, the world will cry for the loss of your mind-stimulating fragrance. Be different. Be original. Nobody will remember a specific flower in garden loaded with thousands of the same yellow flower, but they will remember the one that managed to change its color to purple.”

Tags : Art Artist Artistic Artists Authentic Be Different Crowd Flower Fragrant Garden Inspire Memorable Metaphors Original Originality Smell Stand Out Standing Out Suzy Kassem Symbolism Think Unique Uniqueness World
Author : Suzy Kassem
Source : Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

57. “Pride, anger and hatred are fruits from the same garden that poison the world when ripe. A leader cultivates no such fruits.”

Tags : Anger Angry Change The World Cultivate Food For Thought Fruits Garden Hatred Heal The World Israelmore Ayivor Leader Leaders Leadership Let Love Lead Love Love People Personal Development Poison Pride Proud Ripe Self Improvement World
Source : Leaders' Ladder

58. “... ancient days of sorrowancient days of pain-heartaches of the pastslowly began to wane ...(from gleaning granules)”

Tags : Carefree Dandelions Deliverance Garden Growth Happiness Joy Life Meadow Poem Poetry Pollen Prose Sunshine Wind
Author : Muse
Source : Enigmatic Evolution

59. “A garden is beautiful only when it is filled with people; they determine its beauty”

Tags : Beautiful Beauty Garden Gardening People
Source : Your Life Isn't for You: A Selfish Person's Guide to Being Selfless

60. “Baada ya Adam na Hawa kutenda dhambi katika bustani ya Edeni, kila mtu anayezaliwa anazaliwa katika dhambi. Kwa hiyo dhambi hutokana na maisha, na maisha hutokana na dhambi.”

Tags : Adam American Dream Battle Battlefield Devil Dream Life Earth Eve Garden Garden Of Eden God Jesus Christ Life Man Sin War World

61. “No Temple made by mortal human hands can ever compare to the Temple made by the gods themselves. That building of wood and stone that houses us and that many believe conceals the great Secret Temple from prying eyes, somewhere in its heart of hearts, is but a decoy for the masses who need this simple concrete limited thing in their lives. The real Temple is the whole world, and there is nothing as divinely blessed as a blooming growing garden.”

Tags : Bloom Blooming Church Deity Faith Garden Gardener Gardening God Gods Growing Growth House Of Prayer Mystery Nature Plant Plants Pray Prayer Religion Temple Truth World Worship
Author : Vera Nazarian
Source : Dreams of the Compass Rose

62. “Her laughter sounded like April showers, like whispered secrets, like glass wind-chimes.”

Tags : April Chimes Friend Friendship Garden Glass Laughter Playtime Secrets Showers Spring Whisper Wind
Source : Shadowed Skies: The Third Smog City Novel

63. “In the same way that the picturesque designers were always careful to include some reminder of our mortality in their gardens -- a ruin, sometimes even a dead tree -- the act of leaving parts of the garden untended, and calling attention to its margins, seems to undermine any pretense to perfect power or wisdom on the part of the gardener. The margins of our gardens can be tropes too, but figures of irony rather than transcendence -- antidotes, in fact, to our hubris. It may be in the margins of our gardens that we can discover fresh ways to bring our aesthetics and our ethics about the land into some meaningful alignment.”

Tags : Garden Gardening Hubris Nature Wild Wilderness
Source : Second Nature: A Gardener's Education

64. “Happiness, do not leave me. I know you, a capricious monarch perching on the fortunate flowers you see. Hear me: I am too attached to this royalty now. Can I make you rest here somehow? I will offer you the nectar of every flower in blossom, the honey of every fruit in harvest. I will make the Earth a garden, the entire universe a forest. I beg of you not to flutter by. I beg of you not to leave me, butter-coloured fly. Nest here and for you,I will create a home.”

Tags : Attached Attachment Beauty Beg Bloom Butterflies Flower Fly Forest Fruit Garden Happiness Happy Harvest Home Honey Inspiration Joy Joyful Kamand Kamand Kojouri Landscape Merry Nature Nest Plant Plants Poem Quote Royalty Scenery Universe

65. “In most gardens", the Tiger-lily said, "they make the beds too soft-so that the flowers are always asleep.”

Tags : Alice Flowers Garden Looking Glass Talking Wonderland
Author : Lewis Carroll
Source : Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass

66. “In the garden of humanity every baby is a fresh new flower who can smile, laugh, giggle, dance, love and sing with mother earth.”

Tags : Baby Dance Debasish Debasish Mridha Fresh Garden Giggle Laugh Love Mother Earth Mridha Philosophy Sing

67. “...a cyclamen that looks like a flight of butterflies, frozen for a single, exquisite moment in the white heart of Time...”

Tags : Butterfly Cyclamen Garden
Source : Down the Garden Path

68. “She awaits the rain like a writer embraces metaphors,A drizzle isn't for the child who dances in the storm.Of rain that washes away the petrichor it brings,A downpour of a hail of bullets, and she calls it spring.”

Tags : Benches Bold Brave Break Ups Breeze Broken Broken Dreams Dreams Drizzle Fearless Garden Hail Leaves Life Love Lovelorn Memories Poems Poetry Rain Relationships She Spring Storm Winter
Source : The Farewell and other poems

69. “Our existence and our environment enclose entities of divinity.”

Tags : Belief Christian Christian Life Daily Inspiration Divinity Environment Environmental Problems Environmental Protection Environmental Stewardship Faith Flowers Garden Life Life And Living Life Philosophy Living Life Nature Philosophy Positive Thinking Religious Faith Spirituality Surroundings Wisdom Wise Words
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

70. “The first sight I beheld when I first awakened was a pair of eyes filled with pure adoration and a joyful grin that shone more brightly than the afternoon sun. Though he hadn’t spoken a single word, I knew exactly who he was. He was my creator … my Lord … my God.”

Tags : Adam Bible Christian Eden Eve Fantasy Fiction Garden
Author : Kristen Reed
Source : Out of the Garden

71. “Our garden was large and beautiful as that garden in the Bible – the tree of life grew there. But it had gone wild. The paths were overgrown and a smell of dead flowers mixed with the fresh living smell. Underneath the tree ferns, tall as forest tree ferns, the light was green.”

Tags : Garden Rhys Wide Sargasso Sea
Author : Jean Rhys

72. “i can’t always tell what’s betterlong drivesin the star-spangled desertsor long walksalong winding tea gardens.”

Tags : Deserts Garden Indian Authors Long Walk Nature Nature Lover Poetry Poetry Quotes Spoilt Stars
Author : Sanober Khan
Source : A touch, a tear, a tempest

73. “This is God's universe and he is the master gardener of all. If we were to eliminate all colors in his garden,then what would be a rainbow with only one color? Or a garden with only one kind of flower? Why would the Creator create a vast assortment of plants, ethnicities, and animals, if only one beast or seed is to dominate all of existence?”

Tags : Animals Beast Coexistence Coexisting Together Coexistência Equal Equality Ethic Garden Gardener Gender Inferiority Life Nature Peace Peaceful People Plants Race Racial Rainbow Religion Seed Superiority Suzy Kassem Unity Universe World
Author : Suzy Kassem
Source : Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

74. “The garden is a miraculous place, and anything can happen on a beautiful moonlit night.”

Tags : Epic Garden Inspiring Miraculous Moonlit Nature Night William Joyce
Author : William Joyce
Source : The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs

75. “Two people, one city, different times; connected by a memoir. Can love exist in a city destined for decades of misery?”

Tags : Baghdad Destiny Forbidden Love Garden Historical Fiction Historical Romance Iraq Love Passion Romance Rose
Author : Ahmad Ardalan
Source : The Gardener of Baghdad

76. “We are the flowers that make up the Creator's vast and beautiful garden.”

Tags : Colors Cultures Flowers Garden Garden Creator God Humanity Humankind Man Mankind Race Races Religions Sun
Author : Suzy Kassem
Source : Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

77. “Our existence and our environment enclosed entities of divinity.”

Tags : Advice Belief Christian Life Christianity Cleanliness Divinity Environment Experience Flowers Garden Inspiration Inspiring Words Life Life Philosophy Living Motivational Nature Religion Self Help Self Love Spirituality Wisdom Wise Words
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

78. “THE MOTH AND THE BUTTERFLYWhen the sun rises over the horizon,the butterfly emerges to dance in its brilliant light.It flickers its colorful wings with euphoria,To celebrate all the beauty foundin the majestic garden of life.When the moon arrives in the darkness,The moth appears at the disappearance of sunlight.It flickers its pale wings as it shakes from its deep slumber,To go search for foodTo carry it through the night.The moth prefers the moon and detests the sun,while the butterfly loves the sun and hides from the moon.Every living creature responds to light,But depending on the amount of light you have inside,Determines which lamp in the skyYour heart will swoon. Poetry by Suzy Kassem”

Tags : Beauty Butterfly Celebrate Life Dance Darkness Evil Food Garden Good Lamp Light Moon Moth Night Poetry Self Serving Selfish Sun Sunlight Wings
Author : Suzy Kassem
Source : Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

79. “The love for God is the love to protect the environment.”

Tags : Cleanliness Conservation Ecosystem Management Ecosystems Changes Environmental Degradation Environmental Problems Environmental Protection Garden God Love Nature
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

80. “I wonder wether it is possible to stay delirious and in love when you've been together for a long time.”

Tags : Boat Cake Shop Canal Garden Life Love
Source : The Cake Shop In The Garden

81. “I think we did love each other. In our own way. But we simply didn't love each other enough.”

Tags : Boat Cake Shop Canal Garden Life Love
Source : The Cake Shop In The Garden

82. “CAUSE AND EFFECTYou can give a man who has never given you a good word,Volumes of knowledge.And you can give a man who has never given you a gift,A thousand gifts.You can give that same man who has never given you a blessing,A thousand blessings.And you can offer that same man who has neverOffered a hand to help you grow,Seeds to help him grow a garden.And while you have never seen true kindness from his direction,You still offer to help push him up.And in the end,He only wants to be the hand that pulls you down.Do not worry, my friends.Cause and effect was written by the stars of the universe.He who passes suffering onto othersWill also have that suffering passed onto his own children.Gifts he feels he should have in the next lifetime will be unobtainable.And the help he needs to grow in the next lifetime will be unavailable.And the people he cuts down that were good to him,Will cut him down in the next lifetime.What goes around does come back again,Even through your children.There is a vibrational effectIn every action,Just as there isA vibration that ringsFrom every letterIn every word.No cause occurs without effectAnd no effect occurs without cause.No unjust action goes without penaltyAnd no action or thoughtFlows unnoticedThroughoutThe universe.”

Tags : Blessing Cause And Effect Children Cosmic Law Garden Helping Others Knowledge Lifetime Man Penalty Stars Suzy Kassem Universe Vibration Wisdom Word
Author : Suzy Kassem
Source : Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

83. “I wonder, with all the flowers in the garden, how many of them ever think of hanging themselves with the garden hose, if ever they can.”

Tags : Beauty Depression End Flowers Garden Hanging Hidden Motives Hide Hose Sadness Behind A Smile Suicide Thoughts Unhappy

84. “This was the power of the story weaver, Nell realized. An ability to conjure color so that all else seemed to fade.”

Tags : Forgotten Garden Story Tales Yarns
Author : Kate Morton
Source : The Forgotten Garden

85. “My tomb shall be in a spot where the north wind may scatter roses over it.”

Tags : Burial Death Fatalism Garden North Wind Peace Roses Tomb Tranquil
Author : Omar Khayyám

86. “There was always something sly about any act of education. Eve had learned that in the garden.”

Tags : Education Eve Garden Sly
Author : Paul Russell
Source : The Coming Storm

87. “Once a man has seen a dragon in flight, let him stay at home and tendi his garden in content, someone had written once for this wide world has no greater wonder.”

Tags : Dragon Garden
Source : A Dance with Dragons

88. “The battlefields of life were first meadows and gardens. We made them into battlefields, and by the same power, we must release the dark spell, so they are meadows and gardens once again.”

Tags : Battlefields Garden Meadows Power Spell
Author : Bryant McGill
Source : Voice of Reason

89. “After Nicholas hung up the phone, he watched his mother carry buckets and garden tools across the couch grass toward a bed that would, come spring, be brightly ablaze as tropical coral with colorful arctotis, impatiens, and petunias. Katherine dug with hard chopping strokes, pulling out wandering jew and oxalis, tossing the uprooted weeds into a black pot beside her.The garden will be beautiful, he thought. But how do the weeds feel about it? Sacrifices must be made.”

Tags : Choices Flowers Garden Gardening Mother Sacrifices Son Unfairness Of Life Weeding Weeds
Source : The Dead Path

90. “The peace within and flowing from sacred spaces and architecture places is clothed in forgiveness, renunciation, and reconciliation.”

Tags : Garden Japan Kyoto Temple
Source : Tenryu-ji: Life and Spirit of a Kyoto Garden

91. “A man of words and not of deeds, Is like a garden full of weeds.”

Tags : Deeds Garden Weeds Words
Source : Fart Proudly: Writings of Benjamin Franklin You Never Read in School

92. “In the graveyard built on a garden. The death of Every flower added a little life to the heart of the corpses buried deep inside.”

Tags : Bury Corpse Deep Flower Garden Graveyard Heart Life
Author : Akshay Vasu

93. “I wouldn't coax the plant if I were you.Such watchful nursing may do it harm.Let the soil rest from so much diggingAnd wait until it's dry before you water it.The leaf's inclined to find its own direction;Give it a chance to seek the sunlight for itself.Much growth is stunted by too careful prodding,Too eager tenderness.The things we love we have to learn to leave alone.”

Tags : Alone Flower Garden Life Love Plant Poetry Sunlight

94. “Plant is plant.”

Tags : Garden Inspiring Nature Plant

95. “The plants in the garden - the aloes, the almond tree, the rose tree and the iris - were afraid of her. The flowers withered under her breath and the touch of her hand was leprous for the leaves. The plants whose growth is belief, whose breathing is hope, whose immobility is confidence and whose calyx is prayer, the plants who kept watch into the night, hated this women with the secret force of stars.”

Tags : Garden Plants Surrealism Vegetation

96. “Garden is garden.”

Tags : Beautiful Creatures Garden Nature

97. “The Good Gardener planted each of us here for a reason.”

Tags : Garden Gardening God Is A Gardener God The Gardener Here For A Reason More To Life Planted Here For A Reason Reason For Living
Source : Rip Van Winkle and the Pumpkin Lantern

98. “We can all produce good fruits with fertile soil.”

Tags : Affirmations Blessed Life Blessing Fertile Soil Garden Good Deeds Good Intentions Great Deeds Humanity Joyful Living Kindness Life Lessons Mankind Nature Philosophy Positive Sowing Sowing Seeds
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

99. “To anyone with a drop of Irish blood in them the land they live on is like their mother. It's the only thing that lasts, that's worth working for, for fighting for...”

Tags : Earth Garden Irish Land Nature
Source : Scarlett

100. “If you have the soul of a gardener, not for anything would you work with gloves on.”

Tags : Bare Hands Garden Soil
Author : Ruth Stout

101. “Everything you have contact with will be woven into your garden”

Tags : Accumulation Contact Culmination Garden Labor Of Love Labors Labour Of Love Labours Love Every Leaf Oberlander Woven
Author : Kathy Stinson
Source : Love Every Leaf: The Life of Landscape Architect Cornelia Hahn Oberlander

102. “You cannot have too many aconites. They cost, as I said before, about fifty shillings a thousand. A thousand will make a brave splash of colour, which lasts a month. If you can afford ten thousand, you are mad not to buy them. There are so many exciting places you can put them. . . in the hollow of a felled tree, by the border of a pond, in a circle round a statue, or immediately under your window, so that you can press your nose against the glass, when it is too cold to go out, and stare at them, and remember that spring is on its way.”

Tags : Cold Days Flowers Garden Winter Flowers

103. “Health is real wealth and peace of mind is real happiness. Plant seeds which will bear colorful flowers and make the garden of your life bloom with their fragrance.”

Tags : Cancer Survivor Fragrance Garden Happy Life Life Lessons Wealth Quotes
Source : Cancer to Cure

104. “Turn that worthless lawn into a beautiful garden of food whose seeds are stories sown, whose foods are living origins. Grow a garden on the flat roof of your apartment building, raise bees on the roof of your garage, grow onions in the iris bed, plant fruit and nut trees that bear, don't plant 'ornamentals', and for God's sake don't complain about the ripe fruit staining your carpet and your driveway; rip out the carpet, trade food to someone who raises sheep for wool, learn to weave carpets that can be washed, tear out your driveway, plant the nine kinds of sacred berries of your ancestors, raise chickens and feed them from your garden, use your fruit in the grandest of ways, grow grapevines, make dolmas, wine, invite your fascist neighbors over to feast, get to know their ancestral grief that made them prefer a narrow mind, start gardening together, turn both your griefs into food; instead of converting them, convert their garage into a wine, root, honey, and cheese cellar--who knows, peace might break out, but if not you still have all that beautiful food to feed the rest and the sense of humor the Holy gave you to know you're not worthless because you can feed both the people and the Holy with your two little able fists.”

Tags : Ancestors Food Garden Seeds
Source : The Unlikely Peace at Cuchumaquic: The Parallel Lives of People as Plants: Keeping the Seeds Alive

105. “Tree is tree.”

Tags : Garden Nature Planting Tree

106. “A flowing stream waters the flowers.”

Tags : Flowers Garden Streams Wisdom

107. “You are my wine, my joy,My garden, my springtime,My slumber, my repose,Without you, I can't cope.”

Tags : Garden Joy Slumber Springtime Wine
Source : Love: The Joy That Wounds: The Love Poems of Rumi

108. “A HaltLie still, my soul, the Sun of GraceIs warm within this garden spaceBeneath tall kindly trees.The quiet light is green and fair;A fragrance fills the swooning air;Lie still, and take thine ease.This silent noon of Jesu's loveIs warm about thee and above-A tender Lord is He.Lie still an hour- this place is HisHe has a thousand pleasaunces,And each all fair and fragrant is,And each is all for thee.Then, Jesu, for a little spaceI rest me in this garden place,All sweet to scent and sight.Here, from this high-road scarce withdrawn,I thrust my hot hands in the lawnCool yet with dew of far-off dawnAnd saturate with light.But ah, dear Saviour, human-wise,I yearn to pierce all mysteries,To catch Thine Hands and see Thine EyesWhen evening sounds begin.There, in Thy white Robe, Thou wilt waitAt dusk beside some orchard gate,And smile to see me come so late,And, smiling, call me in.”

Tags : Faith Garden God Journey Road

109. “Agony's PlotA zephyr skimmedacross my creamy skingently kissingwhere the sun had been....”

Tags : Agony Ectasy Fairytale Garden Historical Hunger Love Memories Nepenthe Pain Relationship Resolution Romance Romantic Sexual Yearning Zephyr
Author : Muse
Source : Enigmatic Evolution

110. “A garden without cats, it will be generally agreed, can scarcely deserve to be called a garden at all...much of the magic of the heather beds would vanish if, as we bent over them, there was no chance that we might hear a faint rustle among the blossoms, and find ourselves staring into a pair of sleepy green eyes.”

Tags : Cats Garden
Source : Garden Open Tomorrow

111. “You need a temple to feel good spiritually? Go to a beautiful garden!”

Tags : Garden

112. “Fanfare for the MakersA cloud of witnesses. To whom? To what?To the small fire that never leaves the sky.To the great fire that boils the daily pot.To all the things we are not remembered by,Which we remember and bless. To all the thingsThat will not notice when we die,Yet lend the passing moment words and wings.So fanfare for the Makers: who composeA book of words or deeds who runs may writeAs many who do run, as a family growsAt times like sunflowers turning towards the light.As sometimes in the blackout and the raidsOne joke composed an island in the night.As sometimes one man’s kindness pervadesA room or house or village, as sometimesMerely to tighten screws or sharpen bladesCan catch a meaning, as to hear the chimesAt midnight means to share them, as one manIn old age plants an avenue of limesAnd before they bloom can smell them, before they spanThe road can walk beneath the perfected arch,The merest greenprint when the lives beganOf those who walk there with him, as in defaultOf coffee men grind acorns, as in despiteOf all assaults conscripts counter assault,As mothers sit up late night after nightMoulding a life, as miners day by dayDescend blind shafts, as a boy may flaunt his kiteIn an empty nonchalant sky, as anglers playTheir fish, as workers work and can take prideIn spending sweat before they draw their pay.As horsemen fashion horses while they ride,As climbers climb a peak because it is there,As life can be confirmed even in suicide:To make is such. Let us make. And set the weather fair.Louis Macneice”

Tags : Cooking Create Deeds Garden Gardening God Maker Motherhood
Source : Collected Poems of Louis MacNeice

113. “A Tennyson garden, heavy with scent, languid; the return of the word swoon.”

Tags : Flowers Garden Sensuality
Source : The Handmaid's Tale

114. “The word "paradise" came out of my mouth, without thinking.”

Tags : Garden Ispirational Paradise Sam Seedfolks

115. “Eden is within you; it is your life's garden. It is from this internal garden that you experience your external life. If you see weeds, pluck them!”

Tags : Eden Garden Let Go Life Move On
Source : Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

116. “A gardin is where you can find a whole spectrum of life, birth and death”

Tags : Birth Death Garden Gardening Life
Author : Tiffany Baker
Source : The Little Giant of Aberdeen County

117. “The most beautiful garden is always the one that we have made it with our own efforts!”

Tags : Garden

118. “Somewhere on the world was the Emperor's palace, set amid one hundred square miles of natural soil, rainbowed with flowers.”

Tags : Beauty Colors Flowers Garden
Author : Isaac Asimov
Source : Foundation

119. “An ordinary visit to a beautiful garden always creates an extraordinary time!”

Tags : Garden

120. “...there's never a garden in all the parish but what there's endless waste in it for want o' somebody as could use everything up. It's what I think to myself sometimes, as there need nobody run short o' victuals if the land was made the most on, and there was never a morsel but what could find it's way to a mouth.”

Tags : Food Garden Gardening Silas Marner
Author : George Eliot
Source : Silas Marner

121. “A man who destroys a beautiful garden by cutting all its trees is a real murderer and has not as much honour as an animal that treats well to the trees.”

Tags : Garden

122. “ many writers still dare compare a woman to Nature, like Campion? - there is a garden in her face - how lovely...”

Tags : Campion Garden Nature Writers Writing Advice
Author : John Geddes
Source : A Familiar Rain

123. “Shigemori's body of work is a compelling manifesto for continuous cultural renewal.”

Tags : Art Culture Garden Japan Zen
Source : Mirei Shigemori: Modernizing the Japanese Garden

124. “Ahora eran una familia, una unidad irrompible de tres, no sólo dos almas que habían decidido unir sus destinos.”

Tags : Forgotten Garden
Author : Kate Morton
Source : The Forgotten Garden

125. “—Pero ¿quién soy? —había preguntado.—Tú eres tú. La misma de siempre. Eres Nell, mi Nellie.”

Tags : Forgotten Garden
Author : Kate Morton
Source : The Forgotten Garden

126. “She abandoned the garden, and the mums and asters that had trusted her to see them through to the first frost hung their waterlogged heads.”

Tags : Depression Garden Nicole Krauss The History Of Love
Author : Nicole Krauss
Source : The History of Love

127. “But the seawhich no one tendsis also a garden”

Tags : Garden Ocean Poem Poetry Sea
Source : Pictures from Brueghel and Other Poems

128. “He's an escapist. He wants to cultivate his interior garden.”

Tags : Escapism Garden
Source : Miss Lonelyhearts

129. “There was a filmy veil of soft dull mist obscuring, but not hiding, all objects, giving them a lilac hue, for the sun had not yet fully set; a robin was singing ... The leaves were more gorgeous than ever; the first touch of frost would lay them all low to the ground. Already one or two kept constantly floating down, amber and golden in the low slanting sun-rays.”

Tags : Autumn Beauty Death Dusk Fall Garden Gardens North And South Outside Seasons Time Winter
Source : North and South

130. “This is my mind's garden, I tend it; I order it. I have nothing to fear.”

Tags : Control Fear Garden Mind
Source : Seraphina

131. “Happiness is the fragrance in the garden of love.”

Tags : Education Fragrance Garden Happiness Hope Inspirational Intelligence Knowledge Life Love Philosophy Truth Wisdom

132. “He stared up at the moon, which looked like a giant hole in the sky, letting light through to the other side.”

Tags : Garden Hole Light Moon Sky Spells
Source : Garden Spells

133. “Summer was a lady who didn't give up her spotlight easily.”

Tags : Garden Lady Spells Spotlight Summer
Source : Garden Spells

134. “...a new day was starting, the things of the garden were not concerned with our troubles. A blackbird ran across the rose-garden to the lawns in swift, short rushes, stopping now and again to stab at the earth with his yellow beak. A thrush, too, went about his business, and two stout, little wagtails, following one another, and a little cluster of twittering sparrows. A gull poised himself high in the air, silent and alone, and then spread his wings wide and swooped beyond the lawns to the woods and the Happy Valley. These things continued, our worries and anxieties had no power to alter them.”

Tags : Birds Garden Nature
Source : Rebecca

135. “The soul of a child is the loveliest flower that grows in the garden of God.”

Tags : Child Children Chirstian Father Flower Garden God Love Lovely Mom Parent Soul Spirit
Source : A Mom After God's Own Heart: 10 Ways to Love Your Children

136. “Wander with intentinto a garden glorious.Walk with double briskupon edenic paths.Flee the cursing fearthat lights upon your eye.Seize the twisted dreamthat strangles earth and sky.”

Tags : Dream Eden Fear Garden Sky Wander
Author : Craig Froman
Source : An Owl on the Moon: A Journal from the Edge of Darkness

137. “A garden did not need people in order to be alive and natural. The flowers might have died, and the last leaves might be falling, but the space was still redolent with the odors of life. It contained a thousand reassurances that no matter what one person’s strife, the seasons continued their cycle.”

Tags : Flowers Garden Person Seasons
Source : Stealing Heaven

138. “There is something divine, something artistic, and something supreme in reading a book in a peaceful garden.”

Tags : Garden

139. “The Daffodil-Yellow VillaThe new villa was enormous, a tall, square Venetian mansion, with faded daffodil-yellow walls, green shutters, and a fox-red roof. It stood on a hill overlooking the sea, surrounded by unkempt olive groves and silent orchards of lemon and orange trees. ... the little walled and sunken garden that ran along one side of the house, its wrought-iron gates scabby with rust, had roses, anemones and geraniums sprawling across the weed-grown paths ...... there were fifteen acres of garden to explore, a vast new paradise sloping down to the shallow, tepid sea.”

Tags : Corfu Garden Villa
Source : My Family and Other Animals

140. “Working in garden is like digging knowledge from the earth.”

Tags : Agriculture Garden Horticultural Therapy Horticulture Plant
Author : Karthikeyan V

141. “We, the garden of technology. We, undecidable.”

Tags : Garden John Cage Technology Undecidable We
Author : John Cage
Source : I-VI: Methodstructureintentiondisciplinenotationindeterminacy Interpenetrationimitationdevotioncircumstancesvariablestruct Nonunderstandingcontingencyinconsistencyperformance

142. “Das Geheimnis lag nicht in der Geschwindigkeit und der Kraft, sondern in der Liebe und der Sorgfalt”

Tags : Garden Inspirational Life Plants
Author : Katrin Tempel
Source : Holunderliebe

143. “Qualquer jardim regado a dois é mais florido.”

Tags : Amor Couple Garden Jardim Love
Source : A gente ama, a gente sonha

144. “The seed of a blue lupin will usually produce a blue lupin. But the seed of a blue-eyed man may produce a brown-eyed bore...especially if his wife has a taste for gigolos.”

Tags : Birth Children Faithfulness Garden Humor Marriage
Source : Down the Garden Path

145. “I heard a rapid alternation of notes,a vibrating staccato of an ancient instrument,nearly as old as nature herself, a cricket singingin my garden last night, the first time this year. When turning my garden's soil,I often uncover crickets, curmudgeons that scramble to find solitudeand cover from the light,but I rarely hear theirancient song 'till near summer's end. Although the wind is now lofting the branchesand rustling the leaves,the evening sun still warms my face. And my garden still blooms fullwith pink-papered hollyhocksand blue, green spikes of lavender,and roses, bright pinks and yellows, all glowing from sunshine-swelled canes, and zinnias, rainbow-shingled orbs,and more. And yet, I am already dreading the coming of fall, all dressed in small rags of red, yellow, and orange. I know that my summer garden is nearing its end,as hailed by the cricket's song.”

Tags : Garden Nature Seasons
Source : A Blueness I Could Eat Forever

146. “True joy blossoms in the garden of inner peace.”

Tags : Garden Happiness Joy Peace

147. “Oh, I thought of calling it Journeyings in Germany. It sounds well, and would be correct. Or Jottings from German Journeyings--I haven't quite decided yet... (Minora)”

Tags : Elizabeth Garden German German Garden Journey Minora
Source : Elizabeth and Her German Garden

148. “It thanked her for the life she breathed into hits being; without her influence, this little being would not have been in the Garden of Glory.”

Tags : Afterlife Creativity Divinity Dream Garden Glory Hope Life Love Now Possibility Purpose
Author : H. L. Balcomb

149. “Wise words are like seeds. The more you scatter them, the more they will grow into infinite gardens of knowledge.”

Tags : Garden Knowledge Suzy Kassem Wisdom Wise
Author : Suzy Kassem
Source : Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

150. “Happiness will bloom With fragrance and beautyIf you plant the seeds of loveWith a deep driving desire in the garden of hopeAnd nurture with tenderness,Compassion, and care;If you are always eager to share.”

Tags : Beauty Bloom Care Compassion Desire Eager Education Fragrance Garden Happiness Hope Inspirational Intelligence Knowledge Life Love Nurture Philosophy Share Tenderness Truth Wisdom

151. “Be the gardener of love and joy, Happiness will bloom in your garden.”

Tags : Bloom Education Garden Happiness Hope Inspirational Intelligence Joy Knowledge Life Love Philosophy Truth Wisdom

152. “What I've always found interesting in gardens is looking at what people choose to plant there. What they put in. What they leave out. One small choice and then another, and soon there is a mood, an atmosphere, a series of limitations, a world.”

Tags : Garden Gardening Gardens Life
Source : The Lost Garden

153. “Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life's search for love and wisdom”

Tags : Garden Grief Love Pain Wisdom

154. “A soul without kindness is like a garden without plants and flowers.”

Tags : Debasish Debasish Mridha Garden Kindness Mridha Philosophy Soul Without Plants And Flowers

155. “Whatever is silenced will clamor to be heard, though silently. A Tennyson garden, heavy with scent, languid; the return of the word swoon.”

Tags : Garden Scent Swoon Tennyson

156. “The peace of the gardens and the kindly lights in the windows poured a tender influence into his restless heart.”

Tags : Calm Garden Heart Mind Peace Serenity Thoughts
Author : James Joyce

157. “They were full of mysteries and secrets, like... like poems turned into landscapes.""'Poems turned into landscapes.'" he murmured with a slight smile. "And what of Vestenveld's gardens? Do you see poems in them?""Your gardens are like your country's poetry. Very frilly and organized.”

Tags : Garden Gardens Landscape Landscapes Magic Under Glass Nimira Poem Poems Poetry
Source : Magic Under Glass

158. “Spring time is nature at its best.”

Tags : Flow Flowers And Plants Garden Gardening As Therapy Inspirational Quotes Nature Seasons Spring Spring Time Time Travel Uplifting Quotes Wisdom Quotes Wise Quotes Wise Words
Source : Think Great: Be Great!

159. “Here is a greedy man who keeps to himselfThe beautiful pears ripe in his garden.”

Tags : Basho Garden Greed Haiku Matsuo Basho Pears Poetry
Author : Bashō Matsuo
Source : The Narrow Road to the Deep North and Other Travel Sketches

160. “Self-esteem is the garden in which passion bears success flowers. Most people can’t stand out to stand for what supposed to belong to them just because; they feel it can’t be theirs, so it’s not theirs.”

Tags : Actions Beautiful Flowers Esteem Flowers Food For Thought Garden High Self Esteem Israelmore Ayivor Low Self Esteem Passion Self Esteem Self Image Stand Stand Out Stand Up Standout Success
Source : Daily Drive 365

161. “Youths should study,' grumbled the Old Woman, 'and not take the laws apart. And you, dear Youth, before you become acquainted with the Beautiful Woman, take a good look into her Garden through the window tomorrow morning, when everything is clearly and genuinely visible in the light of the sun. You will see that in the Garden there are no flowers which are familiar to anyone here, and only such flowers as none of us in the City know. Just think about this carefully, after all, there is something strange about it. The devil is cunning; is this not his creation for the damnation of people?'("The Poison Garden")”

Tags : Devil Garden Lure Seduction

162. “Then he went up to the window. His heart began pounding excitedly when he turned back the yellow linen of the curtain.An enchantingly beautiful spectacle was revealed before him — although today he immediately noticed that there was something strange in the entire aspect of this extensive and excellently arranged Garden. Precisely what amazed him he was still unable to say right away, and he began to examine the Garden attentively.What was there so unpleasant in its beauty? Why was the Youth's heart trembling so painfully?Was it that everything in the enchanted Garden was too exact. All the paths were laid out geometrically, and all were of the same width, and all were covered with precisely the same amount of yellow sand; the plants were all arranged with exaggerated orderliness; the trees were trimmed in the form of spheres, cones and cylinders; the flowers were arranged according to the various shades so that their composition was pleasing to the eye, but for some reason or other this wounded the soul.But giving it careful thought, what was there unpleasant in that orderliness which merely bore witness to the careful attention which someone paid to the Garden?Of course there was no reason for this to cause the strange apprehension which oppressed the Youth. But it was in something else as yet incomprehensible to the Youth.One thing was for certain, though, that this Garden did not resemble any other garden which the Youth had happened to see in his time. Here he saw giant flowers of an almost too brilliant color — at times it seemed that many-colored fires were burning in the midst of the luxuriant greenery — brown and black stalks of creeping growths, thick like tropical serpents; leaves of a strange shape and immeasurable size, whose greeness seemed to be unnaturally brilliant.Heady and languid fragrances wafted through the window in gentle waves, breaths of vanilla, frankincense and bitter almond, sweet and bitter, ecstatic and sad, like some joyous funereal mysterium.The Youth felt the tender yet lively touches of the gentle wind. But in the Garden it seemed as if the wind had no strength and lay exhausted on the tranquil green grass and in the shadows beneath the bushes of the strange growths. And because the trees and grass of the strange Garden were breathlessly quiet and could not hear the softly blowing wind above them and did not reply to it, they seemed to be inanimate. And thus they were deceitful, evil and hostile to man.("The Poison Garden")”

Tags : Decadence Garden Lure Poison
Source : The Silver Age of Russian Culture: An Anthology

163. “All was calm and motionless in the wondrous Garden, and the marvelously brilliant flowers seemed breathless; and they suffused the Youth with a scent which made the head whirl and oppressed the heart with a sinister languor—a scent which was reminiscent of the obscure, rushing, thirsting sighs of vanilla, cyclamen, datura and lily, of evil and fateful flowers which in dying themselves destroy, bewitching with a mysterious death.The Youth resolutely decided to make his way into the wondrous Garden, to inhale the mysterious fragrances which the Beauty inhaled, and gain her love even though the price might be life itself, even though the road to it might be a fatal road, a road of no return.("The Poison Garden")”

Tags : Decadence Decadent Garden
Source : The Silver Age of Russian Culture: An Anthology

164. “He asked her, 'Why do you feel sorry for me, Old Woman?'The Old Woman stood beside him and looked out the window at the Garden, so beautiful, flowering and everywhere illuminated by the rays of the setting sun, and said, 'I feel sorry for you, dear Youth, because I know where you are gazing and what you are waiting for. I feel sorry for you and your mother.'Perhaps because of these words, or perhaps because of something else, there was a change in the Youth's mood. The Garden, flowering behind the high fence below his window, and exuding a wonderful fragrance, suddenly seemed somehow strange to him; and an ominous sensation, a sudden fear, gripped his heart with a violent palpitation, like heady and languid fragrances rising from brilliant flowers.'What is happening?' he wondered in confusion.("The Poison Garden")”

Tags : Decadence Garden Innocence Poison Youth
Source : The Silver Age of Russian Culture: An Anthology

165. “Beauty was worthIts every sorrow, mind's fading or World's ending,As darkness covered the garden that is the earth.”

Tags : Beauty Earth Garden Sorrow Worth
Source : The Sleeping Beauty

166. “At the bottom of freshly dug holes, I bury my problems alongside the waxen seeds.”

Tags : Garden Gardening Gardening As Therapy Hobbies Letting Go Problems Relief Therapeutic
Source : If I Resist

167. “There is something subversive about this garden of Serena's, a sense of buried things bursting upwards, wordlessly, into the light, as if to point, to say: Whatever is silenced will clamor to be heard, though silently.”

Tags : Garden Secrets Silence
Source : The Handmaid's Tale

168. “When I was younger, my mom loved to garden. But the flowers would never grow. She just kept trying.''I don't understand.''Because you can't.''What does this have to do with anything?'I don't fiddle with my fingers and there's no apology on the tip of my tongue when I say, 'I am my mother's son.”

Tags : Determination Flowers Garden Mother S Son Perseverance

169. “Nature displays beauty in its pure state.”

Tags : Environment Flowers Garden Nature
Source : Think Great: Be Great!

170. “I want to wear out,' he [Oldfield] said very softly. 'To wear out. Not to rust out.”

Tags : Garden Life

171. “We ought to discover the beauty of creation through a walk in nature.”

Tags : Beauty Creation Forest Garden Good Thoughts Inspiration Inspiring Life Nature Oceans Walk Wonders
Source : Think Great: Be Great!

172. “God's creation is absolute amazing.He is the great God of wonders.”

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Source : Think Great: Be Great!

173. “Nature will always be nature.”

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Source : Think Great: Be Great!

174. “That's my little piece of heaven. Go ahead."Ciro followed Remo through the open door to a small enclosed garden. Terra-cotta pots positioned along the top of the stone wall spilled over with red geraniums and orange impatiens. An elm tree with a wide trunk and deep roots filled the center of the garden. Its green leaves and thick branches reached past the roof of Remo's building, creating a canopy over the garden. There was a small white marble birdbath, gray with soot, flanked by two deep wicker armchairs. Remo fished a cigarette out of his pocket, offering another to Ciro as both men took a seat. "This is where I come to think.""Va bene," Ciro said as he looked up into the tree. He remembered the thousands of trees that blanketed the Alps; here on Mulberry Street, one tree with peeling gray bark and holes in its leaves was cause for celebration.”

Tags : Garden Trees Urban Gardens
Source : The Shoemaker's Wife

175. “I know a beautiful garden, where there are a great many children in fine little coats, and they go under the trees and gather beautiful apples and pears, cherries and plums; they sing and run about and are as happy as they can be. Sometimes they ride on nice little ponies, with golden bridles and silver saddles. I asked the man whose garden it is, “What little children are these?” And he told me, “They are little children who love to pray and learn and are good.”

Tags : Children Garden Ponies Prayer
Author : Martin Luther

176. “Talk a walk with me through nature and let’s gaze on the marvelous wonders of creation.”

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Source : Think Great: Be Great!

177. “Grandma Hutto’s flower garden was a bright patchwork quilt thrown down inside the pickets.”

Tags : Flowers Garden
Source : The Yearling

178. “By coming from our Soul, we are in the fullness of our being― This is the “garden” from which we grow”

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Author : Angie karan

179. “All too soon the garden of childhood is paved cold with the asphalt roads of adulthood. And while it is not within her power to halt this unrelenting progression, a mother can diligently guard this most precious garden and insure that the roads become gentle paths that wind through it instead of byways that kill it.”

Tags : Child Childhood Children Dad Family Father Garden Journey Life Mom Mother Parent Parenting Raising Children Roads Sacrifice
Source : Flecks of Gold on a Path of Stone: Simple Truths for Profound Living

180. “The garden is one of the two great metaphors for humanity.The garden is about life and beauty and the impermanence of all living things.The garden is about feeding your children, providing food for the tribe.It’s part of an urgent territorial drive that we can probably trace back to animals storing food.It’s a competitive display mechanism, like having a prize bull, this greed for the best tomatoes and English tea roses.It’s about winning; about providing society with superior things; and about proving that you have taste, and good values, and you work hard.And what a wonderful relief, every so often, to know who the enemy is.Because in the garden, the enemy is everything: the aphids, the weather, time.And so you pour yourself into it, care so much, and see up close so much birth, and growth, and beauty, and danger, and triumph.And then everything dies anyway, right?But you just keep doing it.”

Tags : Garden
Author : Anne Lamott
Source : Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life

181. “Protect your garden. Some come as weeds disguised as flowers.”

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Author : Erica Alex

182. “Love is meant to be shared, and happy is the woman who'd willing to risk all for that.”

Tags : Garden Hope Inspiration Planted With Hope
Author : Sherry Gore
Source : Planted with Hope

183. “~A Rose~ In a rose can you see God's finger prints of eternity of creationof designof uniqueness of passionof pure love of silent beautyof gentle charmof warmth of sweet scentof an array of colorIn God's garden a rose grows a dazzling love gift we share with Godheart to heart hand in hand God The Master Gardener of our souls.”

Tags : Faith Garden God Love Romance Rose Valentine S Day Poem
Source : The Heartbeat of God: The Fiery Flame of Love

184. “Il susino è sfiorito. Chioma verde di foglioline giovani. Nessuno adesso potrebbe sospettare la bellezza mozzafiato di prima. Così per tante donne vecchie che per pochi giorni soltanto sono state belle.”

Tags : Beauty Garden Old Age
Author : Pia Pera

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Tags : Garden Garden Design Landscape

186. “Every flora blossoms in spring.”

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Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

187. “A walk in nature is connection with the Creator.”

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Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

188. “Obviously a garden is not the wilderness but an assembly of shapes, most of them living, that owes some share of its composition, it’s appearance, to human design and effort, human conventions and convenience, and the human pursuit of that elusive, indefinable harmony that we call beauty. It has a life of its own, an intricate, willful, secret life, as any gardener knows. It is only the humans in it who think of it as a garden. But a garden is a relationship, which is one of the countless reasons why it is never finished.”

Tags : Garden
Author : W.S. Merwin

189. “It has become much harder, in the past century, to tell where the garden leaves off and pure nature begins.”

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Source : The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World

190. “It is a golden maxim to cultivate the garden for the nose, and the eyes will take care of themselves.”

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191. “The world is a garden of philosophy. God is its gardener; Man is the visitor.And any tree that does not bear fruits of philosophy either does not belong tothat garden or is yet to be grown.”

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Author : Kedar Joshi

192. “There are many paths leading to a garden and many experiences awaiting those who venture in. No matter what your motive—whether to grow healthy, delicious food; spend time outdoors feeling more alive than your desk job allows; help save the planet; find relaxation, solace, or healing; meet your neighbors; get your hands in the sweet earth; or discover for yourself just how abundant and generous nature can be—a garden rarely disappoints. It’s a magnet for life in all its quirky, beautiful forms.”

Tags : Environmentalism Garden Health Nature
Source : Organic Gardener's Companion: Growing Vegetables in the West

193. “The garden has wrapped itself in autumn haze. An unusual autumn, lacking that thrill of vegetal warmth when the sap is still alive and holds up the trees, drunk on solar gold. It is the sorrowful climax of a summer's drought. Never before was I so struck by the cancerous emaciation in a garden. The leaves started turning yellow in July and began falling, like a dance of prematurely withered bodies.”

Tags : Flowers Garden Nature
Author : Emil Dorian
Source : Quality of Witness: A Romanian Diary, 1937-1944

194. “In the tranquillity of a garden, we detest the war and love the peace much more than any other places!”

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195. “What is it about human nature that when we are touched in a way that is life changing we want to share the experience with others. I have to think it is about bringing gifts from spirit back to the spirit in humans. All I know is that after I experienced the four years of intimate conversations with God/spirit/my higher self/the universe and the resulting growth and healing, I would ask myself, “What should I do?” and the answer was always, relentlessly, write a book and share it.”

Tags : Garden Personal Growth Spirituality
Author : Bobbi Junod
Source : Do You Doubt the Daffodil?

196. “You can be a flower in somebody's garden or a pig or the sunshine or a crow or a nightingale! Be something nice in someone else's garden.”

Tags : Garden

197. “The feathery palms that lined the drainage canals, the acacia thorns and sycamores, all glistened with the sheen of new, pale-green leaves, and in Khaemwaset’s gardens the vivid clusters of flowers had begun to bloom with an abandon that assaulted the eyes and filled the nostrils with delight.”

Tags : Garden
Author : Pauline Gedge
Source : Scroll Of Saqqara

198. “A garden is made of hope.”

Tags : Garden Gardening Hope
Author : W.S. Merwin
Source : What Is a Garden?

199. “Paradise is precarious. Just one little thing …” He mimes a little shove. “Can push it into imbalance. It didn’t take much to screw up the Garden of Eden.”

Tags : Eden Garden Paradise
Author : Chuck Wendig
Source : Invasive

200. “If they spit on you,collect their spittle to water your plants.If they throw stones at you,pick them up to adorn your garden.If they call you the enemy, a liar and a narcissist.Plant those very flowers: anemone, lily and narcissus.Use their crap to cultivate your mind.”

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