Quotes: garden

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  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
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    God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.


  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    I value my garden more for being full of blackbirds than of cherries, and very frankly give them fruit for their songs.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
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    A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors.
  • George Herbert
    George Herbert
    English poet 1593-1633
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    A garden must be looked into, and dressed as the body.
  • Leo Buscaglia
    Leo Buscaglia
    American author and motivational speaker 1924-1998
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    A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world.
  • Abraham Cowley
    Abraham Cowley
    English poet
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    Ah, yet, e'er I descend to th' grave, May I a small House and a large Garden have. And a few Friends, and many Books both true, Both wise, and both delightful too. And since Love ne'er will from me flee, A mistress moderately fair, And good as Guardian angels are, Only belov'd and loving me.
  • Carl Hagelin
    Carl Hagelin
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    As a hockey player, playing for an Original Six team at Madison Square Garden, where it's packed every night, there's nothing like it.
  • Brad Garrett
    Brad Garrett
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    But I believe that there are marriages where you can have your pool table and she can have her scrapbooking room or garden or whatever it is. But when everyone has what they want, it's not funny. There's no conflict.
  • Joseph Conrad
    Joseph Conrad
    In Poland born English writer 1857-1924
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    Criticism, that fine flower of personal expression in the garden of letters.
  • Alfred de Vigny
    Alfred de Vigny
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    Do you know that charming part of our country which has been called the garden of France - that spot where, amid verdant plains watered by wide streams, one inhales the purest air of heaven?
  • Beatrix Potter
    Beatrix Potter
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    Don't go into Mr. McGregor's garden: your father had an accident there; he was put in a pie by Mrs. McGregor.
    Source: The Tale of Peter Rabbit
  • Garden work consists much more in uprooting weeds than in planting seed. This applies also to teaching.
  • William Goldman
    William Goldman
    American novelist, playwright, and screenwriter 1931-
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    Her heart was a secret garden and the walls were very high.
  • Abraham Cowley
    Abraham Cowley
    English poet
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    I never had any other desire so strong, and so like to covetousness, as that one which I have had always, that I might be master at last of a small house and a large Garden.
  • Becky Stark
    Becky Stark
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    I'll never stop a bullet but a bullet might stop me.
    I'll never drink the ocean but the ocean might drink me.
    And I'll never raise a portrait to a gentle man in blue
    And I'll never sing a love song for a love that isn't true. I love how the garden grows
    And I love the garden rose.
    Source: Imagine Our Love Garden Rose
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