Garden Quotes

William Goldman

Her heart was a secret garden and the walls were very high.

Kedar Joshi

The world is a garden of philosophy. God is its gardener; Man is the visitor.
And any tree that does not bear fruits of philosophy either does not belong to
that garden or is yet to be grown.

Vera Nazarian

The master of the garden is the one who waters it, trims the branches, plants the seeds, and pulls the weeds. If you merely stroll through the garden, you are but an acolyte.

John Geddes many writers still dare compare a woman to Nature, like Campion? - there is a garden in her face - how lovely...

Benjamin Franklin

A man of words and not of deeds,
Is like a garden full of weeds.

Sharon Kay Penman

I’ll admit that my garden now grows hope in lavish profusion, leaving little room for anything else. I suppose it has squeezed out more practical plants like caution and common sense. Still, though, hope does not flourish in every garden, and I feel thankful it has taken root in mine.

Roman Payne

I like the posture, but not the yoga.
I like the inebriated morning, but not the opium. I like the flower but not the garden, the moment but not the dream. Quiet, my love. Be still. I am sleeping.

Amy Lowell

A black cat among roses,
phlox, lilac-misted under a quarter moon,
the sweet smells of heliotrope and night-scented stock. The garden is very still.
It is dazed with moonlight,
contented with perfume...

Michael Pollan

A garden should make you feel you've entered privileged space - a place not just set apart but reverberant - and it seems to me that, to achieve this, the gardener must put some kind of twist on the existing landscape, turn its prose into something nearer poetry.

Jaclyn Dolamore

They were full of mysteries and secrets, like... like poems turned into landscapes."

"'Poems turned into landscapes.'" he murmured with a slight smile. "And what of Vestenveld's gardens? Do you see poems in them?"

"Your gardens are like your country's poetry. Very frilly and organized.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Spring time is nature at its best.

Charles Baudelaire

A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors.

Craig Froman

Wander with intent
into a garden glorious.
Walk with double brisk
upon edenic paths.
Flee the cursing fear
that lights upon your eye.
Seize the twisted dream
that strangles earth and sky.

Rachel Hartman

This is my mind's garden, I tend it; I order it. I have nothing to fear.

Hayden Carruth

Beauty was worth
Its every sorrow, mind's fading or World's ending,
As darkness covered the garden that is the earth.

Seth Adam Smith

A garden is beautiful only when it is filled with people; they determine its beauty

Isaac Asimov

Somewhere on the world was the Emperor's palace, set amid one hundred square miles of natural soil, rainbowed with flowers.

Michael Pollan

Seeds have the power to preserve species, to enhance cultural as well as genetic diversity, to counter economic monopoly and to check the advance of conformity on all its many fronts.

Michael Pollan

It has become much harder, in the past century, to tell where the garden leaves off and pure nature begins.

Alexandra Ripley

To anyone with a drop of Irish blood in them the land they live on is like their mother. It's the only thing that lasts, that's worth working for, for fighting for...

Ana Monnar

My daughter and two sons are the flowers in my heart and garden.

Beverley Nichols

The seed of a blue lupin will usually produce a blue lupin. But the seed of a blue-eyed man may produce a brown-eyed bore...especially if his wife has a taste for gigolos.


Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life's search for love and wisdom

Milan Ljubincic

True joy blossoms in the garden of inner peace.

Elizabeth George

The soul of a child is the loveliest flower that grows in the garden of God.

Bryant McGill

The battlefields of life were first meadows and gardens. We made them into battlefields, and by the same power, we must release the dark spell, so they are meadows and gardens once again.

Angie Karan

By coming from our Soul, we are in the fullness of our being ― This is the “garden” from which we grow.


You are my wine, my joy,
My garden, my springtime,
My slumber, my repose,
Without you, I can't cope.

Nicole Krauss

She abandoned the garden, and the mums and asters that had trusted her to see them through to the first frost hung their waterlogged heads.

Enock Maregesi

Baada ya Adam na Hawa kutenda dhambi katika bustani ya Edeni, kila mtu anayezaliwa anazaliwa katika dhambi. Kwa hiyo dhambi hutokana na maisha, na maisha hutokana na dhambi.

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