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"Love, the life-giving garden of this world." - Rumi

"Sisters are blossoms in the garden of life." - Anonymous

"Some men like to make a little garden out of life and walk down a path" - Jean Anouilh

"The garden is a metaphor for life, and gardening is a symbol of the spiritual path." - Larry Dossey

"A garden is always a series of losses set against a few triumphs, like life itself." - May Sarton

"Success and failure, triumph and disaster. That is the rhythm of life in the garden." - Patience Strong

"Some people like to make a little garden out of life and walk down a path." - Jean Anouilh

"Some men like to make a little garden out of life and walk down a path." - Jean Anouilh

"A garden is where you can find a whole spectrum of life, birth and death" - Tiffany Baker

"Life is a garden forever in flower." - Ella Wheeler Wilcox

"I look upon the pleasure we take in a garden as one of the most innocent delights in human life." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"The Book of Life begins with a man and a woman in a garden. It ends with Revelations." - Oscar Wilde

"The true object of all human life is play. Earth is a task garden; heaven is a playground." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Silence is the garden of thought." - Ali Ibn Abi Talib

"Literature is the garden of wisdom." - James Ellis

"We don't live in the Garden. We live far from Eden. Every life is full of heartaches. Every life, frankly, is unspeakably sad." - John Eldredge

"Life is like a garden, you reap what you sow" - Paulo Coelho

"We are kept out of the Garden by our own fear and desire in relation to what we think to be the goods of our life." - Joseph Campbell

"Its about cherishing the woodland at the bottom of your garden or the stream that runs through it. It affects every aspect of life." - David Attenborough

"This outward spring and garden are a reflection of the inward garden." - Rumi

"I travel the garden of music, thru inspiration. It's a large, very large garden, seen?" - Peter Tosh

"To know someone here or there with whom you can feel there is understanding in spite of distances or thoughts expressed That can make life a garden." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"To know someone here or there with whom you can feel there is understanding in spite of distances or thoughts expressed - That can make life a garden." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"We are each called to go through life reclaiming the planet an inch at a time until the Garden of Eden grows green again." - Joan D. Chittister

"The life of prayer is so great and various there is something in it for everyone. It is like a garden which grows everything, from alpines to potatoes." - Evelyn Underhill

"Language to me is a tool a very clumsy tool. And words are garden tools with which to till the soil of one's life." - Joy Kogawa

"In all great civilizations, garden discourses have belonged to larger discourses about beauty, the good life, the relation of humankind to nature, and so on." - David E. Cooper

"Lord Illingworth: The Book of Life begins with a man and a woman in a garden. Mrs. Allonby: It ends with Revelations." - Oscar Wilde

"Reading can be a road to freedom or a key to a secret garden, which, if tended, will transform all of life." - Katherine Paterson

"Fantasy is my heart and love. And I just want to play in that garden for the rest of my life." - Catherynne M Valente

"I like to go for a walk or swimming or in the garden when I can. It's a busy kind of life, but I guess I'm lucky." - Brian May

"Queen rose of the rosebud garden of girls." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"Queen rose of the rosebud garden of girls." - Alfred Tennyson

"In the creation of a garden, the architect invites the partnership of the Kingdom of Nature. In a beautiful garden the majesty of nature is ever present, but it is nature reduced to human proportions and thus transformed into the most efficient haven against the aggressiveness of contemporary life." - Luis Barragan

"The flowers, the gorgeous, mystic multi-coloured flowers are not the flowers of life, but people, yes people are the true flowers of life, and it has been a most precious pleasure to have temporarily strolled in your garden." - Lord Buckley

"Nothing is more the child of art than a garden." - Walter Scott

"There is a kind of immortality in every garden." - Gladys Taber

"Truth is rare fruit in garden of murder." - Earl Derr Biggers

"The body is the garden of the soul." - Tony Kushner

"Don't let pain keep you out of the garden" - Welwyn Wilton Katz

"Deep within each one of us lies a garden." - Julie Moir Messervy

"There are fairies at the bottom of our garden." - Rose Fyleman

"Success is buried in the garden of failure." - Rick Wakeman

"A garden of Love grows in a Grandmother's heart." - Anonymous

"In God's garden of Grace, even broken trees bear fruit." - Rick Warren

"Temptation has been here ever since the Garden of Eden." - Jerry Falwell

"Everything is ceremony in the wild garden of childhood." - Pablo Neruda

"In search of my mother's garden, I found my own." - Alice Walker

"Let me define a garden as the meeting of raw nature and the human imagination in which both seek the fulfillment of their beauty. Every sign indicates that nature wants us and wishes for collaboration with us, just as we long for nature to be fulfilled in us. If our original state was to live in a garden, as Adam and Eve did, then a garden signals our absolute origins as well as our condition of eternity, while life outside the garden is time and temporality." - Thomas Moore

"Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. The consciousness of loving and being loved brings a warmth and a richness to life that nothing else can bring." - Oscar Wilde

"He smelled the garden, the yellow shield of light smote his eyes, and he whispered, "Life is so beautiful." ... Yes, he thought, if I can die saying, "Life is so beautiful," then nothing else is important." - Mario Puzo

"I wouldn't want to live life in an untroubled garden, blissful and ignorant. I would want to get out into the world, and be a part of something. In a way I was born into the Garden of Eden, or as close as you can get in our world; I was born white, male, and in Palo Alto. I had it pretty kush." - James Franco

"The Spiral Dance is a seed planted twenty years ago. Over the last two decades, the goddess movement has grown from many seeds like a garden of long-life flowers and healing herbs. It's a big garden - I've tended only one corner of it." - Starhawk

"We may think we are nurturing our garden, but of course it's our garden that is really nurturing us." - Jenny Uglow

"Every creature and plant is part of her (mother nature's) amazing interconnected garden... The whole world is a garden." - Costa Georgiadis

"There is a continuity about the garden and an order of succession in the garden year which is deeply pleasing, and in one sense there are no breaks or divisions - seed time flows on to flowering time and harvest time; no sooner is one thing dying than another is coming to life." - Susan Hill

"A garden is the mirror of a mind. It is a place of life, a mystery of green moving to the pulse of the year, and pressing on and pausing the whole to its own inherent rhythms." - Henry Beston

"If I really believed in Friedman's economic theory, then I'd be quite satisfied to spend the rest of my life with a garden hose shoved down my throat, being filled with custard by representatives of the people of China." - Nigel Lawson

"Life is given to you like a flat piece of land and everything has to be done. I hope that when I am finished, my piece of land will be a beautiful garden, so there is a lot of work." - Jeanne Moreau

"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." - W S Merwin

"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." - W S Merwin

"I've been trying to garden all my life - it just happens that I haven't had a big garden until the past few years." - Claire Tomalin

"Life is bristling with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to cultivate one's garden." - Voltaire

"Perez Hilton is an irritating wasp in the beautiful rose garden that is my life." - Lily Allen

"Life already has so many boundaries and pressures - why add more in the garden?" - Felder Rushing

"If you would be happy all your life, plant a garden." - Nan Fairbrother

"A garden is a result of an arrangement of natural materials according to aesthetic laws; interwoven throughout are the artist's outlook on life, his past experiences, his affections, his attempts, his mistakes and his successes." - Roberto Burle Marx

"If we make our goal to live a life of compassion and unconditional love, then the world will indeed become a garden where all kinds of flowers can bloom and grow." - Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

"To live a spiritual life we must first find the courage to enter into the desert of loneliness and to change it by gentle and persistent efforts into a garden of solitude." - Henri Nouwen

"I look upon the pleasure which we take in a garden as one of the most innocent delights in human life. . . It gives us a great insight into the contrivance and wisdom of Nature, and suggests innumerable subjects for meditation." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Life is given to you like a flat piece of land and everything has to be done. I hope that when I'm finished, my piece of land will be a beautiful garden." - Jeanne Moreau

"When a garden is used as a place to pause for thought, that is when a Zen garden comes to life. When you contemplate a garden like this it will form as lasting impression on your heart." - Muso Soseki

"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" - George Cadbury

"If, in our world, there is any chance of becoming the person you haven't yet become...will I know how to seize that chance, turn my life into a garden that will be completely different from my forebears'?" - Muriel Barbery

"Influence often isn't noticed until it blossoms later in the garden of someone else's life. Our words and actions may land close to home, or they may be carried far and wide." - Elizabeth Price Foley

"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." - George Cadbury

"Like many women, I stay active juggling many aspects of a very full life! I'm a busy mom. I also love to travel, garden, cook and volunteer at my kids school." - Jane Clayson

"Joe Frazier's life didn't start with Ali. I was a Golden Gloves champ. Gold medal in Tokyo '64. Heavyweight champion of the world long before I fought Ali in the Garden." - Joe Frazier

"Sometimes I have loved the peacefulness of an ordinary Sunday. It is like standing in a newly planted garden after a warm rain. You can feel the silent and invisible life." - Marilynne Robinson

"Lady of silences Calm and distressed Torn and most whole Rose of memory Rose of forgetfulness Exhausted and life-giving Worried reposeful The single Rose Is now the Garden Where all loves end Terminate torment Of love unsatisfied The greater torment Of love satisfied End of the endless Journey to no end Conclusion of all that Is inconclusible Speech without word and Word of no speech Grace to the Mother For the Garden Where all love ends." - T S Eliot

"Each work of art excludes the world, concentrates attention on itself. For the time it is the only thing worth doing -to do just that; be it a sonnet, a statue, a landscape, an outline head of Caesar, or an oration. Presently we return to the sight of another that globes itself into a whole as did the first, for example, a beautiful garden; and nothing seems worth doing in life but laying out a garden." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"From December to March, there are for many of us three gardens - the garden outdoors, the garden of pots and bowls in the house, and the garden of the mind's eye." - Katharine Sergeant Angell White

"Surely you're not saying that God had to choose between long life and intelligence for human beings! It's there in your own Bible, Carlotta. Two trees - knowledge and life. You eat of the tree of knowledge and you will surely die. You eat of the tree of life and you remain a child in the garden forever, undying." - Orson Scott Card

"Inside each one of us is a beautiful flower garden. This is the garden of the soul. With each lesson we learn, the garden grows. As we learn together, our individual gardens form a tranquil paradise." - Sri Chinmoy

"In my garden there is a large place for sentiment. My garden of flowers is also my garden of thoughts and dreams. The thoughts grow as freely as the flowers, and the dreams are as beautiful." - Abram L. Urban

"My position is that since the non-secular status of my garden is not recognised by the law; by the world of the public, then the garden can only be private. So, I closed the garden to the public." - Ian Hamilton Finlay

"You can drive the devil out of your garden but you will find him again in the garden of your son." - Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi

"I am writing in the garden. To write as one should of a garden one must write not outside it or merely somewhere near it, but in the garden." - Frances Hodgson Burnett

"In some ways, I saw the garden as a metaphor for certain aspects of my life. A leader must also tend his garden; he, too, plants seeds, and then watches, cultivates, and harvests the results. Like the gardener, a leader must take responsibility for what he cultivates; he must mind his work, try to repel enemies, preserve what can be preserved, and eliminate what cannot succeed." - Nelson Mandela

"The Japanese garden is a very important tool in Japanese architectural design because, not only is a garden traditionally included in any house design, the garden itself also reflects a deeper set of cultural meanings and traditions. Whereas the English garden seeks to make only an aesthetic impression, the Japanese garden is both aesthetic and reflective. The most basic element of any Japanese garden design comes from the realization that every detail has a significant value." - E. J. W. Barber

"In my garden the winds have beaten the ripe lilies; in my garden, the salt has wilted the first flakes of young narcissus." - Hilda Doolittle

"It pleases me to take amateur photographs of my garden, and it pleases my garden to make my photographs look professional." - Robert Breault

"Every garden-maker should be an artist along his own lines. That is the only possible way to create a garden, irrespective of size or wealth." - Vita Sackville-West

"To counter-balance the natural humility of motherhood, I garden ... In the garden, more than any place, I really feel successful." - Glenda Jackson

"In looking back we remember only the triumphant consummations of each season. Failures and frustrations are forgotten; garden-memories are as perfect as garden-hopes." - Patience Strong

"It pleases me to take amateur photographs of my garden, and it pleases my garden to make my photographs look professional." - Robert Brault

"I hate roses. Don't you? It's all right if you can hide them in a cutting garden, but I think a rose garden is the height of ick." - Cy Twombly

"Tools of many kinds and well chosen, are one of the joys of a garden." - Liberty Hyde Bailey

"to eat of the fruit of all the trees in the garden of the world," - Oscar Wilde

"A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory." - Leonard Nimoy

"Life, it is not simple like a garden, where flowers are always flowers and weeds are always weeds." - Lesley Kagen

"A writer's life stands in relation to his work as a house does to a garden, related but distinct." - Mavis Gallant

"Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead." - Oscar Wilde

"I want to live my life naked, with all my little naked kids naked in the garden." - Candice Swanepoel

"A garden is one of the few expressions of man's nature that is altogether benign." - Nan Fairbrother

"Half the interest of a garden is the constant exercise of the imagination." - Alice Morse Earle

"Full of troubles, the mind is still the only Garden of Delight." - Mason Cooley

"we know our end A packet of worm-seed, a garden of spent tissues." - Allen Tate

"In the garden of thy heart, plant naught but the rose of love." - Baha'u'llah

"May our heart's garden of awakening bloom with hundreds of flowers." - Nhat Hanh

"In the garden of gentle sanity, May you be bombarded by the coconuts of wakefulness." - Chogyam Trungpa

"Of all the garden herbes none is of greater vertue than sage." - Thomas Cogan

"The tints of autumn - a mighty flower garden, blossoming under the spell of the enchanter, Frost." - John Greenleaf Whittier

"To plant a garden is the chief of the arts of peace." - Mary Stewart

"The tints of autumn...a mighty flower garden blossoming under the spell of the enchanter, frost." - John Greenleaf Whittier

"The greatest gift of the garden is the restoration of the five senses." - Hanna Rion

"Now that the April of your youth adorns The garden of your face." - Edward Herbert, 1st Baron Herbert of Cherbury

"At the front of my home, in the garden, is a huge piece of clear quartz." - Miranda Kerr

"The soul of a child is the loveliest flower that grows in the garden of God." - Elizabeth George

"Criticism, that fine flower of personal expression in the garden of letters." - Joseph Conrad

"The watering of a garden requires as much judgement as the seasoning of a soup." - Helena Rutherfurd Ely

"I love that I live a creative life. It is in the work that I do - acting, writing, and directing. It's also in the mindfulness of every part of my life, from a meal that I prepare for family and friends to putting my imagination to work in a garden." - Regina Taylor

"In my garden, after a rainfall, you can faintly, yes, hear the breaking of new blooms." - Truman Capote

"I have a rock garden. Last week three of them died." - Richard K. Diran

"Nationalism cannot flower if it does not grow in the garden of internationalism." - Sukarno

"How fair is a garden amid the toils and passions of existence." - Benjamin Disraeli

"To garden is to let optimism get the better of judgment." - Eleanor Perenyi

"One of the most delightful things about a garden is the anticipation it provides." - W. E. Johns

"Confronted with the vision of a beautiful garden, we see something beautiful about ourselves." - Jeff Cox

"If you've never experienced the joy of accomplishing more than you can imagine, plant a garden." - Robert Breault

"I am fonder of my garden for the trouble it gives me." - Reginald Farrer

"A garden is a thing of beauty and a job forever." - Richard Briers

"A garden is a symbol of man's arrogance, perverting nature to human ends ..." - Tim Smit

"Beauty is the garden scent of roses, murmuring water flowing gently...Can words describe the indescribable?" - Rumi

"The garden of the world has no limits, except in your mind." - Rumi

"The light would show (if it could harden) Eternities of kitchen garden" - Edith Sitwell

"In the garden of existence, there exists two beautiful roses: Music and love." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed it is the purest of human pleasures." - Francis Bacon

"Europe cannot confine itself to the cultivation of its own garden." - Juan Carlos

"By a garden is meant mystically a place of spiritual repose, stillness, peace, refreshment, delight." - John Henry Newman

"Garden making, like gardening itself, concerns the relationship of the human being to his natural surroundings." - Russell Page

"The only limit to your garden is at the boundaries of your imagination." - Thomas Church

"The rose-garden world of perfection is a lie and a bore too!" - Joanne Greenberg

"From all of our beginnings, we keep reliving the Garden story." - Ann Voskamp

"Rose of the Garden! such is woman's lot - Worshipp'd while blooming - when she fades, forgot." - Thomas Moore

"The garden lies, A league of grass, wash'd by a slow broad stream." - Alfred Tennyson

"If heaven send no supplies, The fairest blossom of the garden dies." - William Blake

"In the garden of your days cultivate festivity, play and celebrations." - Mary Anne Radmacher

"The best crop of a garden, year after year, is hope." - Robert Rodale

"Garden design theory explains, or should explain, the 'What, Where, Why and How' of making gardens." - Tom Turner



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