Quotes of gardens

  1. We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough? – Wendell Berry
  2. A creative person has to create. It doesn't really matter what you create. If such a dancer wanted to go out and build the cactus gardens where he could, in Mexico, let him do that, but something that is creative has to go on. – Katherine Dunham
  3. I came to these mediums through having the garden, and of course, people who have designed gardens have always worked in collaboration, and never made their own inscriptions. – Ian Hamilton Finlay
  4. As the lower parts of the Japanese houses and shops are open both before and behind, I had peeps of these pretty little gardens as I passed along the streets; and wherever I observed one better than the rest I did not fail to pay it a visit. – Robert Fortune
  5. There are about a dozen of these gardens more or less extensive, according to the business or wealth of the proprietor; but they are generally smaller than the smallest of our London nurseries. – Robert Fortune
  6. These gardens may be called the gardens of the respectable working classes. – Robert Fortune
  7. In Japanese houses the interior melts into the gardens of the outside world. – Stephen Gardiner
  8. Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers' gardens – Douglas William Jerrold
  9. Gardens are not made by singing 'Oh, how beautiful,' and sitting in the shade. – Rudyard Kipling
  10. This house was our dream -the gardens the study, even the swimming pool. Even though I can't see John when I wake up in the morning, I can always feel him here with me. – Shirley Knight
  11. The most lasting and pure gladness comes to me from my gardens – Lillie Langtry
  12. Poetry is the art of creating imaginary gardens with real toads. – Marianne Moore
  13. George Harrison is perhaps one of the most creative people I ever met, not only in his music and songwriting, but just the way he lived his life, decorated his gardens and homes. He was a dear friend of mine. His entire approach to music was very unique. – Gary Wright

Usage examples for gardens

  1. He said, " Father, even if I did get tired of making beautiful gardens I could then do something else with the lamp, and that would give me new pleasure." – Rollo's Experiments by Jacob Abbott
  2. A stroll through the gardens was proposed, and Lady Mazerod sent the young people off alone. – From One Generation to Another by Henry Seton Merriman
  3. I have spent the morning making plans for little private gardens for every child over nine. – Dear Enemy by Jean Webster
  4. Lord Airlie suggested that she had perhaps gone out into the gardens and had met with some accident there. – Dora Thorne by Charlotte M. Braeme
  5. After this first visit Jenny and Irene spent almost every afternoon at the flat in Greycoat Gardens – Carnival by Compton Mackenzie
  6. I saw you go into the Gardens and I said to myself how pleasant it would be if I could have ventured to join you in your walk. – Will Warburton by George Gissing
  7. Our gardens had fared somewhat better. – A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World, Volume 1 by James Cook
  8. City, gardens beasts, strangers,- all vanished in an instant. – Ways of Wood Folk by William J. Long
  9. And Penn was successful, for many of the Philadelphia houses stood by themselves, with gardens round them. – The Quaker Colonies A Chronicle of the Proprietors of the Delaware, Volume 8 in The Chronicles Of America Series by Sydney G. Fisher
  10. The gardens I found the most attractive. – Kathay: A Cruise in the China Seas by W. Hastings Macaulay
  11. " I have been into the other gardens she said. – The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  12. The Upper Gardens are contained within the Branksome estate, and are consequently thrown open to the public only by the courtesy of the owner. – Bournemouth, Poole & Christchurch by Sidney Heath
  13. Mary had thought it must be different from other gardens which had not been left all by themselves so long; and indeed it was different from any other place she had ever seen in her life. – The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  14. The world was dressed in a powder puff and danced beneath Chinese lanterns and was as wicked as it could be in artificial rose- gardens – Fortitude by Hugh Walpole
  15. Each day the gardens about us took on charm. – A Daughter of the Middle Border by Hamlin Garland
  16. You have been in the gardens – Nancy A Novel by Rhoda Broughton
  17. And there was a short season when the two gardens were growing together. – In the Heart of a Fool by William Allen White
  18. And they all encamped together for a short time in the shade of the trees, for there were gardens in the place. – Khaled, A Tale of Arabia by F. Marion Crawford
  19. It is said that the gardens are a wonder. – The Everlasting Arms by Joseph Hocking
  20. I'll just take him up the gardens and back. – The Garden Of Allah by Robert Hichens

Rhymes for gardens