Garden Quotes (319 quotes)
Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. Quotes tagged as "gardens" Showing of A few flowers at his feet and above him the stars. If you don't want paradise, you are not human; and if you are not human, you don't have a soul. That is not very long ago.
Friendship is Like a Beautiful Garden
One true friend adds more to our happiness than a thousand enemies add to our unhappiness. Think up something appropriate and do it. Randall, quoted in The Reader's Digest , I ask of life only that which makes it worth living: the love of friends. Lawrence Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you I could walk through my garden forever. A good friend is a connection to life - a tie to the past, a road to the future, the key to sanity in a totally insane world. Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. The world is so empty if one thinks only of mountains, rivers and cities; but to know someone who thinks and feels with us, and who, though distant, is close to us in spirit, this makes the earth for us an inhabited garden.
The very nature of one's field of activities demands an audience. No one wants flowers to blush unseen or waste their sweetness. Our responsibility is to species, not to specimens; to communities, not to individuals. You have it to share. The idea of 'greening' involves color, flowering, freshness of spring, and, above all, respect for what is organic and vegetative as distinct from the mechanical and metallic. Water and stone, bamboo and pine. The moon rising over the eastern hill is a joyful comrade.