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Gardening And Gardens Quotes

God almighty first planted a garden: and, indeed, it is the purest of human pleasure.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

A garden must be looked into, and dressed as the body.

Author: George Herbert (1593-1632)

Profession: British Metaphysical Poet

No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden.

Author: Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)

Profession: Third President of the USA

The best place to seek God is in a garden. You can dig for him there.

Author: George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

Profession: Irish-born British Dramatist

It is a golden maxim to cultivate the garden for the nose, and the eyes will take care of themselves.

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1895)

Profession: Scottish Essayist, Poet, Novelist