In a traditional Japanese or Chinese garden, it's not only about the building or temple but about the whole setup — the structure, the landscape, the light, the plants, the water. The whole experience that makes your life there so beautiful.
As a female pilot, the sacred rose garden in my heart is the motherland's blue sky.
I am satisfied that our Party and youth league officials are devoting efforts to tending the garden of virtues with all sincerity true to the Party's idea of attaching importance to young people, and highly appreciate them with a warm heart.
A garden must combine the poetic and the mysterious with a feeling of serenity and joy.
The true object of all human life is play. Earth is a task garden; heaven is a playground.
In search of my mother's garden, I found my own.
I wake up some mornings and sit and have my coffee and look out at my beautiful garden, and I go, 'Remember how good this is. Because you can lose it'.
Show me your garden and I shall tell you what you are.
Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch, but whose fragrance makes the garden a place of delight just the same.
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.
As human beings, we are the only organisms that create for the sheer stupid pleasure of doing so. Whether it's laying out a garden, composing a new tune on the piano, writing a bit of poetry, manipulating a digital photo, redecorating a room, or inventing a new chili recipe — we are happiest when we are creating.
Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.
Garden — quotes and aphorisms
The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul.
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.
If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
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.
The garden of love is green without limit and yields many fruits other than sorrow or joy. Love is beyond either condition: without spring, without autumn, it is always fresh.
I also like to garden. I grow things, vegetables, flowers... I particularly like orchids. I raise orchids.
Beauty surrounds us, but usually we need to be walking in a garden to know it.
A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world.