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"Radishes grow just about anywhere. People think, 'Oh it's just a radish.' But radishes are delicious, and people don't think of cooking them." - Emeril Lagasse

"What do I know of man's destiny? I could tell you more about radishes." - Samuel Beckett

"Slavic peoples get their physical characteristics from potatoes, their smoldering inquietude from radishes, their seriousness from beets." - Tom Robbins

"Our vegetable garden is coming along well, with radishes and beans up, and we are less worried about revolution that we used to be." - E B White

"What a strange machine man is! You fill him with bread, wine, fish, and radishes, and out comes sighs, laughter, and dreams." - Nikos Kazantzakis

"The first gathering of salads, radishes and herbs made me feel like a mother about her baby - how could anything so beautiful be mine?" - Alice B Toklas

"It's a critical fallacy of our times ... that a writer should 'grow,' 'change,' or 'develop.' This fallacy causes us to expect from children or radishes: 'grow,' or there's something wrong with you. But writers are not radishes. If you look at what most writers actually do, it resembles a theme with variations more than it does the popular notion of growth." - Margaret Atwood

"Lyda was an exuberant, even a dramatic gardener.... She was always holding up a lettuce or a bunch of radishes with an air of resolute courage, as though she had shot them herself." - Renata Adler

"You know, we don't have any decorative sprigs of rosemary; we're not placing little matchstick radishes onto an hors d'oeuvre... The food's gotta taste good. The concept's gotta taste good." - Nadia Giosia

"The garden is doing so well, we have so many greens and radishes that everyone is enjoying. Also, we are using one square as a compost bin, the Green Team is collecting food waste at lunch. Things are looking great, a huge thank you again." - Mike Moreno

"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

"Hello, Harry!" she said. "Er - my name's Barny," said Harry, flummoxed. "Oh, have you changed that too?" she asked brightly. "How did you know - ?" "Oh, just your expression," she said. Like her father, Luna was wearing bright yellow robes, which she had accessorized with a large sunflower in her hair. Once you got over the brightness of it all, the general effect was quite pleasant. At least there were no radishes dangling from her ears." - J K Rowling

"Two years ago, I was saying as I planted seeds in the garden, "I must believe in these seeds, that they fall into the earth and grow into flowers and radishes and beans." It is a miracle to me because I do not understand it. The very fact that they use glib technical phrases does not make it any less a miracle, and a miracle we all accept. Then why not accept God's miracles?" - Dorothy Day

"Hello, Harry!" she said. "Er - my name's Barny," said Harry, flummoxed. "Oh, have you changed that too?" she asked brightly. "How did you know - ?" "Oh, just your expression," she said. Like her father, Luna was wearing bright yellow robes, which she had accessorized with a large sunflower in her hair. Once you got over the brightness of it all, the general effect was quite pleasant. At least there were no radishes dangling from her ears." - J K Rowling

"The organic gardener does not think of throwing away the garbage. She knows that she needs the garbage. She is capable of transforming the garbage into compost, so that the compost can turn into lettuce, cucumber, radishes, and flowers again...With the energy of mindfulness, you can look into the garbage and say: I am not afraid. I am capable of transforming the garbage back into love." - Nhat Hanh



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