Garden Quotes

 Some Favourite Garden Related Quotes  

* "Earth laughs in flowers."
~Ralph Waldo Emerson
* "And the day came when the risk (it took) to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."  ~ Anais Nin
"I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck".
~Emma Goldman
* "I will be the gladdest thing
Under the sun!
I will touch a hundred flowers
And not pick one."
~Edna St. Vincent Millay
* "Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world."
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Perfumes are the feelings of flowers."
~Heinrich Heine
* "When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other." ~Chinese Proverb
* "Bread feeds the body, indeed, but flowers feed also the soul."
~The Koran
* "I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers."
~ Claude Monet
* "My green thumb came only as a result of the mistakes I made while learning to see things from the plant's point of view."
~H. Fred Dale
* "There can be no other occupation like gardening in which, if you were to creep up behind someone at their work, you would find them smiling."
~Mirabel Osler
* "Don't wear perfume in the garden - unless you want to be pollinated by bees."
~ Anne Raver
* "Gardens are a form of autobiography."
~ Sydney Eddison
* "You can bury a lot of troubles digging in the dirt."
~Author Unknown
* "The garden is the poor man's apothecary."
~German Proverb
* "Gardening is cheaper than therapy and you get tomatoes."
 ~Author Unknown
* "Despite the gardener's best intentions, Nature will improvise."
~ Michael P. Garafalo
* "In order to live off a garden, you practically have to live in it."
~Frank McKinney Hubbard
* "I appreciate the misunderstanding I have had with Nature over my perennial border. I think it is a flower garden; she thinks it is a meadow lacking grass, and tries to correct the error."
~Sara Stein
 * Flowers leave some of their fragrance in the hand that bestows them.
- Chinese Proverb
* True friendship is like a rose: we don't realize its beauty until it fades.                        
- Evelyn Loeb
* Happiness is to hold flowers in both hands.
-Japanese Proverb
* When words escape, flowers speak.
- Bruce W. Currie