Gardening requires lots of water – most of it in the form of perspiration.
One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.
(25 January 1882 – 28 March 1941)
When diet is wrong, medicine is of no use.
When diet is correct, medicine is of no need.
Let thy food be thy medicine and thy medicine be thy food.
(460BC – 370BC)
Walking is man’s best medicine.
(460BC – 370BC)
Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.
It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom.
(384BC – 322BC)
Tomatoes and oregano make it Italian; wine and tarragon make it French. Sour cream makes it Russian; lemon and cinnamon make it Greek. Soy sauce makes it Chinese; garlic makes it good.
ALICE MAY BROCK
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion.
GEORG WILHELM FRIEDRICH HEGEL
(August 27, 1770 – November 14, 1831)
God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools.
(1838 – 1914)
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
(November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910)
If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO
(3 January 106 BC – 7 December 43 BC)
Gardening is cheaper than therapy and you get tomatoes.
Life is a state of mind.
from the film Being There (1979) with Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine and Melvyn Douglas
Live well, Laugh often, Love much.
(from the poem Success)
BESSIE ANDERSON STANLEY
(1879 – 1952)
If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.
(May 23, 1810 – July 19, 1850)
Knowledge is proud that he has learn’d so much;
Wisdom is humble that he knows no more.
(26 November 1731 – 25 April 1800)
One cannot step twice in the same river.
(540BC – 480 BC)