Gardens Related Quotes
It matters what you believe. Some beliefs are like walled gardens. They encourage exclusiveness and the feeling of being especially privileged. Other beliefs are expansive and lead the way into wider and deeper sympathies.
I fear I shall never be...good for anything in this world, but composing airs, building towers, forming gardens, collecting old Japan, and writing a journey to China or the Moon.
You know, we can quote the written Word all day to our friends, but nothing will touch them like our own hunger and love for the Word himself. It is not dutiful love that attracts but love freely lavished from a heart familiar with the gardens of heaven.
The only thing that relaxes me is archery. That's why I have to have apartments with gardens.
“People view gardens as artificial, but this result shows that if the right, good quality food is put out they can make a real difference to certain species.”
Going to the Huntington gardens and libraries was radically important for me. They have one of the best collections of 18th- and 19th-century British portraiture that you can imagine in Southern California. One doesn't think about Southern California as being the capital of great art.
“Community gardens are such benefits to the city and to our parks. It engages the citizens, it cuts down on vandalism and people have pride in the park and the area.”
I asked a girl once why she was vegetarian. I said, is it because you love animals? And she replied, no it's because I had plants. To that I said, don't ever let someone take you to see the Palace Gardens- you'd both end up in jail.
“I like the gardens with good bones and affirmed underlying structure.. well-marked paths, well-built walls, well-defined changes in level.”