Alfred Austin Quotes

If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them.

A. A. Milne

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Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.

Luther Burbank

To see a world in a grain of sand and heaven in a wild flower Hold infinity in the palm of your hand and eternity in an hour.

William Blake

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A garden requires patient labor and attention. Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions or to fulfill good intentions. They thrive because someone expended effort on them.

Liberty Hyde Bailey

Won’t you come into the garden? I would like my roses to see you.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming.

Pablo Neruda

When the flower blooms, the bees come uninvited.

Ramakrishna

Little things seem nothing, but they give peace, like those meadow flowers which individually seem odorless but all together perfume the air.

Georges Bernanos

A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust.

Gertrude Jekyll

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Isn’t it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too?

Douglas Adams

It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees.

George Eliot

In search of my mother’s garden, I found my own.

Alice Walker

Gardening is how I relax. It’s another form of creating and playing with colors.

Oscar de la Renta

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