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Garden Vegetables Quotes


"A vegetable garden in the beginning looks so promising and then after all little by little it grows nothing but vegetables, nothing, nothing but vegetables." - Gertrude Stein

"I don't like vegetables and most fruit." - Emma Roberts

"I live alone, with cats, books, pictures, fresh vegetables to cook, the garden, the hens to feed." - Jeanette Winterson

"I also like to garden. I grow things, vegetables, flowers... I particularly like orchids. I raise orchids." - Beau Bridges

"I am better off with vegetables at the bottom of my garden than with all the fairies of the Midsummer Night's Dream." - Dorothy L Sayers

"Obviously California is fantastic in terms of produce, vegetables." - Eric Ripert

"I eat an enormous amount of fruits and vegetables." - Andie Macdowell

"Garden work clears the mind." - Joanne Harris

"My garden, by the sea" - Stefan Szczesny

"We must cultivate our garden." - Voltaire

"Let us cultivate our garden." - Voltaire

"To dwell is to garden." - Martin Heidegger

"Just as you would not neglect seeds that you planted with hope that they will bear vegetables and fruits and flowers, so must you attend to nourish the garden of your becoming." - Jean Houston

"I have raised beds, perennial beds, cut flower beds. I have an island on a pond that's just covered in peonies. I have an herb garden, tons of vegetables, raspberries. I have everything. I'm a green guy." - Steve Zahn

"Because normally with Western cuisine, you'll serve vegetables separate from the meat, so kids will eat the meat and never touch the vegetables." - Martin Yan

"As for vegetables, I do not consider a plot of ground devoted to them worthy of the honorable name of garden. Vegetables are, of course, a part of gardening, but the least, the last, -for those who do not have to raise them, the most dishonorable part." - Harrison Gray Otis Dwight

"I know when you think about the South, you think about fried foods, but we eat a tremendous amount of vegetables. I have my own garden, so vegetables have always been a big part of my life. I love broccoli. I love fresh beets. It's not all about the fried chicken and the biscuits." - Paula Deen

"Mary is the lily in God's garden." - Bridget of Sweden

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

"I love a garden and a book." - Eliza Lucas

"Friends are flowers in life's garden." - Okakura Kakuzo

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

"My garden is my most beautiful masterpiece" - Claude Monet

"Our earthly ball a peopled garden." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"This is brave Bear-Garden language!" - Jeremy Collier

"I never promised you a rose garden." - Traian Basescu

"Every garden presents innumerable fascinating problems." - Winston Churchill

"What's a butterfly garden without butterflies?" - Roy Rogers

"A good garden may have some weeds." - Thomas Fuller

"Keep as near as ever you can to the first sources of supply-fruits and vegetables." - Benjamin Ward Richardson

"The consumption of vegetables involves himsa, but I cannot give them up." - Mahatma Gandhi

"I learned so much more prepping vegetables than I ever did in cooking school." - David Chang

"We sell only fresh fruit and vegetables. I sell no saturated fats or anything like that." - David H Murdock

"So, if I'm cooking, I'll be steaming vegetables, making some nice salad, that kind of stuff." - Paul Mccartney

"Each year the big garden grew smaller and Jane - who grew flowers by choice, not corn or stringbeans - worked at the vegetables more than I did. Each winter I dreamed crops, dreamed marvels of canning . . . and each summer I largely failed. Shamefaced, I planted no garden at all." - Donald Hall

"My son, Arzhel, is two, and he eats vegetables twice a day. We have a vegetable garden on our farm in the Southwest, and he gets two baskets, one over each arm, and says, 'Garden, Papa!' and then he eats what he picks." - Alain Ducasse

"I support Alice Waters in her desire that there be a vegetable garden at the White House. I don't think they should rip up the Rose Garden, because that's something that I love. They should probably dig up another patch and grow some vegetables there." - Martha Stewart

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

"If a house has no garden, the whole earth becomes its garden!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

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

"Believe it or not, Mexican cooking, for those of you who have not gone farther south than Taco Bell, uses a lot of vegetables. But those vegetables were not brought here, like corn mushrooms, huitlacoche, or squash blossoms." - Sandra Cisneros

"Walking around an early spring garden- going nowhere." - Kyoshi Takahama

"A garden isn't meant to be useful. It's for joy." - Rumer Godden

"Tend your own garden: savor the blossoms, trim the weeds." - Ron Kaufman

"You may be on land, yet not in a garden." - George Herbert

"Where humanity sowed faith, hope, and unity, joy's garden blossomed." - Aberjhani

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

"Cultivate poverty like a garden herb, like sage." - Henry David Thoreau

"there is nothing like a garden to rest the soul." - Barbara Mertz

"There is peace in the garden. Peace and results." - Ruth Stout

"Cares melt when you kneel in your garden." - Okakura Kakuzo

"A garden is a friend you can visit any time." - Okakura Kakuzo

"My heart is a garden tired with autumn." - Sara Teasdale

"To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow." - Audrey Hepburn

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

"How were the receipts today in Madison Square Garden ?" - P T Barnum

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

"You feed it all your woes, the ghostly garden grows." - Joni Mitchell

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

"Feare keepes the garden better then the gardiner." - George Herbert

"Happiness must be grown in one's own garden." - Mary Engelbreit

"Marriage is a garden that I'm constantly growing in." - Stacey King

"Go into the garden and get me a pumpkin." - Charles Perrault

"The toad, without which no garden would be complete." - Charles Dudley Warner

"A book is like a garden carried in the pocket." - Proverbs

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

"And this, my lovely child, is your garden." - Frances Hodgson Burnett

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

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

"Winter garden, the moon thinned to a thread, insects singing." - Matsuo Basho

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

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

"God the first garden made, and the first city Cain." - Abraham Cowley

"Who loves a garden loves a greenhouse too." - William Cowper

"I did a salad, but I didn't do a garden." - Roberto Burle Marx

"A garden is half made when it is well planned." - Liberty Hyde Bailey

"The only obvious advantage to being an adult is that you can eat your dessert without haying sampled the vegetables." - Lisa Alther

"I think a great way to get kids to start eating their vegetables is to get creative with them." - Jennette Mccurdy

"When I leave the country, I'm very, very cautious about what I eat and drink. No vegetables, no fruit." - Paula Creamer

"I make a big pot of pasta with vegetables, and I stretch it out for the week." - Sylvia Kristel

"By eating many fruits and vegetables in place of fast food and junk food, people could avoid obesity." - David H Murdock

"I grow the vegetables my family eats. I grow enough, and we seldom buy from the market." - Kariya Munda

"I believe the future is vegetables and fruits. They are so much more sexier than a piece of chicken." - Jose Andres Puerta

"When you mature in your relationship with God you realize how suffering and patience are like eating your spiritual vegetables." - Criss Jami

"When your kids are their hungriest, put out raw vegetables and dip - simple. It takes two seconds." - Andie Macdowell

"The pleasure of eating should be an extensive pleasure, not that of the mere gourmet. People who know the garden in which their vegetables have grown and know that the garden is healthy will remember the beauty of the growing plants, perhaps in the dewy first light of morning when gardens are at their best. Such a memory involves itself with the food and is one of the pleasures of eating. (pg. 326, The Pleasures of Eating)" - Wendell Berry

"It is not the gardener that makes the garden. It is the garden that makes the gardener." - Alan Chadwick

"The principal value of a garden is not understood. It is not to give the possessors vegetables and fruit (that can be better and cheaper done by the market-gardeners), but to teach him patience and philosophy, and the higher virtues - hope deferred, and expectations blighted, leading directly to resignation, and sometimes to alienation." - Charles Dudley Warner

"July is hollyhocks and hammocks, fireworks and vacations, hot and steamy weather, cool and refreshing swims, beach picnics, and vegetables all out of the garden - first sweet corn on the cob dripping with butter, first tomatoes dead ripe and sunwarm, string beans, squash, crisp cucumbers. July can also be hard and shiny, brassy and sharp. Some days are like copper pennies in the sunlight." - Jean Hersey

"There are those who say that trees shade the garden too much, and interfere with the growth of the vegetables. There may be something in this:but when I go down the potato rows, the rays of the sun glancing upon my shining blade, the sweat pouring down my face, I should be grateful for shade." - Charles Dudley Warner

"Ripe vegetables were magic to me. Unharvested, the garden bristled with possibility. I would quicken at the sight of a ripe tomato, sounding its redness from deep amidst the undifferentiated green. To lift a bean plant's hood of heartshaped leaves and discover a clutch of long slender pods handing underneath could make me catch my breath." - Michael Pollan

"The trouble is, you cannot grow just one zucchini. Minutes after you plant a single seed, hundreds of zucchini will barge out of the ground and sprawl around the garden, menacing the other vegetables. At night, you will be able to hear the ground quake as more and more zucchinis erupt." - Dave Barry

"Anything you do sustainably feels so good that you're a full-on addict as soon as you try it. If you eat only vegetables and fruits that you grow yourself from your garden, or organic food, it tastes so much better and is so much better for you, you can't really go back." - Daryl Hannah

"There's great value to knitting or digging up your garden or chopping up vegetables for soup, because you're taking some time away from turning the pages, answering your emails, talking to people on the phone, and you're letting your brain process whatever is stuck up in there." - Chellie Pingree

"Man designs for himself a garden with a hundred kinds of trees, a thousand kinds of flowers, a hundred kinds of fruit and vegetables. Suppose, then, that the gardener of this garden knew no other distinction between edible and inedible, nine-tenths of this garden would be useless to him. He would pull up the most enchanting flowers and hew down the noblest trees and even regard them with a loathing and envious eye. This is what the Steppenwolf does with the thousand flowers of his soul. What does not stand classified as either man or wolf he does not see at all." - Hermann Hesse

"One does not begin to make a garden until he wants a garden. To want a garden is to be interested in plants, in the winds and rains, in birds and insects, in the warm-smelling earth." - Liberty Hyde Bailey

"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

"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

"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

"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

"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

"Vegetables....a waste of good plate space" - Mark Hoppus

"Eating vegetables makes me feel good." - Joely Fisher

"There is nothing worse than grilled vegetables." - Julia Child

"I recommend...bread, meat, vegetables, and beer." - Sophocles

"I'm fast, why? Because I eat vegetables." - Jean-Claude Van Damme

"Even vegetables have feelings in our world." - Seth Rogen

"We killed our own hogs, we killed our own beef, we raised our own vegetables, which Mama canned. We did live off the land." - Si Robertson

"One minute, she was in the State of Puerto Rico and the next minute, she was in the State of Persistent Vegetables." - Mary Doria Russell

"My message is use grass-fed beef, use heirloom pork varieties, use organic chickens, wait until wild salmon or wild seafood are in season, smoke organic vegetables." - Steven Raichlen

"I'm a very, very healthy eater. I eat lots of fish, lots of vegetables, lots of fruit. I don't eat junk food." - Victoria Beckham

"The easiest diet is, you know, eat vegetables, eat fresh food. Just a really sensible healthy diet like you read about all the time." - Drew Carey

"I look forward to the spring vegetables because the season is so short. Mushrooms, edible foraged herbs, wild leeks, early season asparagus." - David Chang

"I like to pick my own vegetables." - Shelley Duvall

"I don't eat green things, no vegetables." - Preet Bharara

"When my mother was raising me, she moved us upstate to the Woodstock area. Our closest neighbor was a mile away. She planted all her own vegetables." - Debi Mazar

"We always had our own vegetables growing up and now I'm doing it with my kids at our house in the country." - Stella Mccartney

"Their diet is basically boiled vegetables, fish and rice. No fat, no sugar. You notice when you live there that there are no fat people." - Arsene Wenger

"The first gatherings of the garden in May of salads, radishes and herbs made me feel like a mother about her baby - how could anything so beautiful be mine. And this emotion of wonder filled me for each vegetable as it was gathered every year. There is nothing that is comparable to it, as satisfactory or as thrilling, as gathering the vegetables one has grown." - Alice B Toklas

"In America, even your menus have the gift of language.... The Chef's own Vienna Roast. A hearty, rich meat loaf, gently seasoned to perfection and served in a creamy nest of mashed farm potatoes and strictly fresh garden vegetables. Of course, what you get is cole slaw and a slab of meat, but that doesn't matter because the menu has already started your juices going. Oh, those menus. In America, they are poetry." - Laurie Lee

"In the late 1980s, Soviets were allowed to keep the wealth they created by raising vegetables on their garden plots. Although these plots composed only about 2% of the agricultural lands in the Soviet Union, they produced 25% of the food! When Soviets kept the wealth they created, they produced almost 16 times more than when it was taken from them at gunpoint, if necessary!" - Mary Ruwart

"Tell me what is sorrow? It is a garden-bed. And what is joy? It is a little rose, Which in that garden grows." - Richard Henry Stoddard

"Really, what [sea] ice does is it acts like a garden. ... Losing that ice is like losing the soil in a garden." - Paul Nicklen

"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

"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." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"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

"Sitting in your garden is a feat to be worked at with unflagging determination and single-mindedness. . . . I am deeply committed to sitting in the garden." - Mirabel Osler

"We still haven't played Madison Square Garden. That's a benchmark. Something will have gone seriously wrong if we don't play Madison Square Garden for this album." - Dan Hawkins

"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

"Cholesterol does not exist in vegetables. Vegetables do not clog arteries." - Jane Velezmitchell

"Vegetables deplete soil. They're extractive. If soil has a bank account, vegetables make the largest withdrawals." - Dan Barber

"It's always good to leave a little space between eating and lying down in bed at the end of the day. The best thing to eat at night in general is protein, fat, and vegetables. For instance, if you're in an Italian restaurant, have chicken piccata with lemon-butter sauce, lots of vegetables, and a big salad. You'll sleep like a baby." - Suzanne Somers

"The single Rose Is now the Garden Where all loves end" - T S Eliot

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

"All that in this delightful garden grows should happy be and have immortal bliss." - Edmund Spenser

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

"Nature abhors a garden." - Michael Pollan

"In order to live off a garden, you practically have to live in it." - Kin Hubbard

"There is a garden in her eyes, where roses and white lilies flow." - Thomas Campion

"A garden, sir, wherein all rainbows and flowers were heaped together." - Charles Kingsley

"The Masters is more like a vast Edwardian garden party than a golf tournament." - Alistair Cooke

"To love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"The woman in us still prosecutes a deceit like that begun in the garden." - Joseph Glanvill

"But the sea which no one tends is also a garden" - William Carlos Williams

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

"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

"Her heart was a secret garden and the walls were very high." - William Goldman

"Man must be a co-worker with God in making this earth a garden." - Joseph Hertz

"My daughter and two sons are the flowers in my heart and garden." - Ana Monnar



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