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Sacred Gardens Quotes


"Everything sacred, nothing sacred." - Bodhidharma

"Imaginary gardens with real toads in them." - Marianne Moore

"These gardens may be called the gardens of the respectable working classes." - Robert Fortune

"Nothing is sacred, right?" - Mia Kirshner

"The charges of building and making of gardens are unknowne." - George Herbert

"Gardening has increased, community gardens have increased significantly. There are 50 percent more community gardens right here in Washington DC." - Michelle Obama

"Life is sacred. Life is art. Life is sacred art." - Gabrielle Roth

"If any thing is sacred, the human body is sacred." - Walt Whitman

"Sacred cows make great hamburgers." - Robert Reisner

"Sacred texts always offend reason." - Mason Cooley

"Sage is cleansing and sacred." - Pink

"Bigotry is the sacred disease." - Heraclitus

"Every old poem is sacred." - Horace

"Bad Gardens copy, good gardens create, great gardens transcend." - Ken Wilber

"Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers' gardens." - Douglas William Jerrold

"Comment is free but facts are sacred." - C P Scott

"Sweet music! sacred tongue of God." - Charles Godfrey Leland

"The words secret and sacred are siblings." - Mary Ruefle

"In love the ordinary is made sacred." - Arthur Dobrin

"Liberty and equality-lovely and sacred words!" - Giuseppe Mazzini

"Sacred religion! mother of form and fear." - Samuel Daniel

"Work to me is a sacred thing." - Margaret Bourke-White

"Irreverence is our only sacred cow." - Paul Krassner

"The intuitive mind is a sacred gift." - Albert Einstein

"To Americans religious freedom is sacred." - John Travolta

"Everything sacred is a tie, a fetter." - Max Stirner

"Music is my life. It is sacred." - Jimmy Chamberlin

"The kitchen is a sacred space." - Marc Forgione

"The body is a sacred garment." - Martha Graham

"Rules are not necessarily sacred, principles are." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"I find most 'sacred music' pretty dismal." - Dick Cavett

"Sacred cows make very poor gladiators." - Nikki Giovanni

"Work to me is a sacred thing." - Margaret Bourkewhite

"How sweet and sacred idleness is!" - Walter Savage Landor

"Nothing is sacred to a gamester." - Bernard Joseph Saurin

"I think laughter is a sacred act." - Tom Shadyac

"Committing yourself to one person is sacred." - Natalie Portman

"I've never considered musical equipment very sacred." - Kurt Cobain

"Politics itself is not sacred any more." - Donald Tusk

"The bandstand is a sacred place." - Wynton Marsalis

"A noble truth is a sacred creed." - Bob Dylan

"Sacred cows make the tastiest hamburger." - Abbie Hoffman

"In the absence of the sacred, nothing is sacred - everything is for sale." - Oren Lyons

"I believe in nothing, everything is sacred. I believe in everything, nothing is sacred." - Tom Robbins

"The novelist's intuition for the sacred differs from the translator's interrogation of the sacred." - Cynthia Ozick

"So plant your own gardens and decorate your own soul, instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers." - Jorge Luis Borges

"We know that urban farms require less fuel for tractors and transport, but community gardens don't plant themselves." - Van Jones

"I am a huge fan of Jessica Lange. I think her performance in Grey Gardens is amazing." - Boti Bliss

"Can you find another market like this? Where, with your one rose, you can buy hundreds of rose gardens?" - Rumi

"No doubt these rocky islands have suggested the idea worked out in gardens, and they have been well imitated." - Robert Fortune

"As for the meaning of gardens, particular gardens may have, of course, all sorts of different meanings - emotive, historical, emblematic, religious, commemorative, and so on. But I think that good gardens all signify or exemplify an important truth about the relationship of culture and nature - their inseparability." - David E. Cooper

"The water we hold sacred is not some abstract image or fantasy of Water, but the real stuff that we need to drink and bathe and grow our gardens, that provides the crucial habitat for fish and plants and thousands of other creatures, that is the Earth's literal life blood." - Starhawk

"Every painting is a voyage into a sacred harbor." - Giotto Di Bondone

"We cannot gamble with anything so sacred as money." - William Mckinley

"Times change; years speed by; but Christmas continues sacred." - Thomas S Monson

"Non-cooperatio n with evil is a sacred duty." - Mahatma Gandhi

"When you consider Life as sacred,Nature waits on you" - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

"The mundane and the sacred are one and the same." - Alan Watts

"Love is sacred. Beauty is sacred. Flowers are sacred. Birds are sacred. And sacredness brings the perfume of love and compassion. Therefore love and compassion is the perfume of sacredness. It sounds rather poetic, but...God IS poetry." - Vasant Lad

"It doesn't have to be somber to be sacred." - David Wolpe

"The very flowers are sacred to the poor." - William Wordsworth

"To recognize another's inwardness is to have seen the sacred." - Peter Koestenbaum

"Football is the last sacred ritual of our time." - Pier Paolo Pasolini

"Sacred spirit of love, fall down on me from above." - Bootsy Collins

"The sacred pint alone can unbind the tongue..." - James Joyce

"Story is a sacred visualization, a way of echoing experience." - Terry Tempest Williams

"Mantras are passwords that transform the mundane into the sacred." - Deva Premal

"The task of life is to face sacred moments." - Abraham Joshua Heschel

"No facts to me are sacred; none are profane." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The clock is the most sacred thing in a hospital." - John Wyndham

"Love wins. Sleep is a healer. Loved ones are sacred." - Jennifer Nettles

"Mythology can be defined as the sacred history of humankind." - Gerald Hausman

"Or ope the sacred source of sympathetic tears." - Thomas Gray

"I have other duties equally sacred... Duties to myself." - Henrik Ibsen

"The sacred exists only at the expense of the truth." - Mark Russell

"The Druids held the trees as very sacred." - Enya

"Even bad books are books and therefore sacred." - Gunter Grass

"The sacred title of 'father' is shared with the Almighty." - Ezra Taft Benson

"Every painting is a voyage into a sacred harbour." - Giotto Di Bondone

"No sacred fane requires us to submit to insult." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Sacred or not, sacrifice is an ugly business." - Mason Cooley

"The Bible is God's sacred Word of truth." - Joseph Franklin Rutherfor

"Comedy clubs are sacred ground. That's where anything goes." - Tracy Morgan

"Sacred spaces can be created in any environment." - Christy Turlington

"She was deeply passionate about the sacred feminine." - Dan Brown

"Trust is transcendent, resolute, universal, sacred and tolerant." - Gurumayi Chidvilasananda

"The road to the sacred leads through the secular." - Abraham Joshua Heschel

"Does the unmistakeable intent of Versailles to proclaim dominion over nature destroy its aesthetic appeal, as Schopenhauer thought? Does the greenness of the lawn lose its allure when we learn how much water, sorely needed elsewhere, it uses? And historical shifts in garden taste - from formal, 'French' gardens to 'Capability' Brown's landscapes, for instance, or from the elaborate gardens of imperial Kyoto to Zen 'dry' gardens - register important changes in philosophical or religious attitudes." - David E. Cooper

"If we don't consciously plant the seeds of what we want in the gardens of our minds we'll end up with weeds." - Tony Robbins

"Gardens are our link with the divine." - William Howard Adams

"Gardens are a form of autobiography." - Sydney Eddison

"Some places speak distinctly. Certain dank gardens cry aloud for a murder; certain old houses demand to be haunted; certain coasts are set apart for shipwrecks." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"What flowers are to gardens, spices to food, gems to a garment, and stars to heaven; such are proverbs interwoven in speech." - Proverbs

"These are the gardens of the Desert, these The unshorn fields, boundless and beautiful, For which the speech of England has no name- The Prairies." - William Cullen Bryant

"Protecting vital sources of renewal - unscathed marshes, healthy reefs, and deep-sea gardens - will provide hope for the future of the Gulf, and for all of us." - Sylvia Earle

"Every form of life is sacred. It is not possible to have an activity that is not sacred...Coming to see everything as sacred and honouring everything is spiritual development." - Gary Zukav

"Science is not a sacred cow-but there are a large number of would-be sacred cowherds busily devoting quantities of time, energy and effort to the task of making it one, so they can be sacred cowherds." - John W. Campbell

"I feel like I'm kind of an obvious person. I like to keep some things in my life sacred, like keep the sacred, sacred. Apart from that part of my life, I'm a very open person." - Shailene Woodley

"Everyone now has a sacred cow in the tax code. For my money, the most sacred thing of all is our country and its growth, but the sacred cows have turned into a pack of wolves." - Ari Fleischer

"How people make gardens is bound to reflect a way of experiencing the natural world, while at the same time this experience of nature is bound to reflect a culture - ways of painting nature, for example, or representing nature in literature, or of course making gardens." - David E. Cooper

"Awareness of the sacred in life is what holds our world together, and the lack of awareness of the sacred is what is tearing it apart." - Joan D. Chittister

"An authentic updating of sacred music can take place only in the lineage of the great tradition of the past, of Gregorian chant and sacred polyphony." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"All nights are sacred nights to make confession and resolve and prayer; all days are sacred days to wake new gladness in the sunny air." - Helen Hunt

"Everything is sacred and nothing is sacred." - Shailene Woodley

"Even in an empire of atheists the dead man is always sacred." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Truth is sacred; and if you tell the truth too often nobody will believe it." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"That nothing's so sacred as honor and nothing's so loyal as love." - Wyatt Earp

"To me, nature is sacred; trees are my temples and forests are my cathedrals." - Mikhail Gorbachev

"To this noble end the delegates had pledged their lives, their fortunes, and their sacred honor." - David Mccullough

"Love ... is a sacred fire that must not be burnt to idols." - Geraldine Jewsbury

"Every sacred cow in the business has to do with economics." - Gena Rowlands

"Sacred scripture tells us that Joshua commanded the sun to stand still, and not the earth." - Martin Luther

"My body is beautiful and sacred, and I'm going to celebrate it." - India.Arie

"When you notice something clearly and see it vividly, it then becomes sacred." - Allen Ginsberg

"Until women can visualize the sacred female they cannot be whole and society cannot be whole." - Elinor Gadon

"The miserable are sacred." - Seneca the Younger

"I for one don't need a supreme "sacred" arbiter in order to be a moral being." - Salman Rushdie

"We live, after all, in a world where illusions are sacred and truth profane." - Tariq Ali

"Insurrection is the most sacred of rights and the most indispensable of duties." - Marquis De Lafayette

"I have not stopped loving that which is sacred in this world." - Albert Camus

"Our time on this earth is sacred, and we should celebrate every moment." - Paulo Coelho

"Mistakes are almost always of a sacred nature, understand them thoroughly." - Salvador Dali

"The talents of an artist, small or large, are God-given... They are a sacred trust." - Paul Robeson

"IMBECILITY, n. A kind of divine inspiration, or sacred fire affecting censorious critics of this dictionary." - Ambrose Bierce

"I take the museum space also as sacred in a sense." - Tadao Ando

"I know of no more sacred duty than to rear and educate a child." - Ludwig Van Beethoven

"A peaceful home is as sacred a place as any chapel or cathedral." - Bil Keane

"The music of Bach is without doubt the most sacred gift to the world of art." - Heitor Villa-Lobos

"When you look at the Sacred Host you understand how much Jesus loves you now." - Mother Teresa

"Let the soul who is desirous of advancing in perfection hasten to My Sacred Heart." - Gertrude the Great

"Every child's life is sacred and it is long past time that we protect it." - Marian Wright Edelman

"To worship a sacred mystery was just to worship your own ignorance." - Eliezer Yudkowsky

"From joy I came, for joy I live, in sacred joy I melt." - Paramahansa Yogananda

"Nothing so hardens the heart of man as a barren familiarity with sacred things." - J C Ryle

"One laugh of a child will make the holiest day more sacred still." - Robert Green Ingersoll

"Civil disobedience becomes a sacred duty when the state becomes lawless or corrupt." - Mahatma Gandhi

"A reverence for life needs to be developed, in which all things are sacred." - Frederick Lenz

"Its as if you think you'd never find Reason and the Sacred intertwined" - Moliere

"With a sacred expectation, I look for God in ALL of the circumstances of my day." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"It is worthwhile to live and fight courageously for sacred ideals." - Norbert Capek

"After love, the most sacred gift you can give is your labor." - D. A. Pennebaker

"Ah, music, sacred tongue of God! I hear thee calling and I come." - Confucius

"The need for truth is more sacred than any other need." - Simone Weil

"We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honour." - Thomas Jefferson

"You can find the sacred in the most ordinary of things." - Oprah Winfrey

"I'd almost say it's the worries that make married folks sacred to each other ..." - Edith Wharton

"Human beings tend to regard the conventions of their own societies as natural, often as sacred." - Mary Catherine Bateson

"The sacred lives beyond labels and judgment, in the wood-of-no-names." - Rachel Naomi Remen

"The whole inhabited earth is sacred space in which God lives, breathes, and acts." - Carter Heyward

"Our relationships live in the space between us which is sacred." - Martin Buber



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