Maggie Lilly -Botanic garden hike

“A weed is but an unloved flower.”
― Ella Wheeler Wilcox

“However many years she lived, Mary always felt that ‘she should never forget that first morning when her garden began to grow’.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden

“Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.”
― Mark Twain

“A man is rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to let alone.”
― Henry David Thoreau, Walden

“But always, to her, red and green cabbages were to be jade and burgundy, chrysoprase and prophyry. Life has no weapons against a woman like that.”
― Edna Ferber, So Big

Health is the natural condition. When sickness occurs, it is a sign that Nature has gone off course because of a physical or mental imbalance. The road to health for everyone is through moderation, harmony, and a ‘sound mind in a sound body’.”
― Jostein Gaarder, Sophie’s World

“I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.”
― Helen Keller

“A garden always has a point.”
― Elizabeth Hoyt, The Raven Prince

“Certainly nothing is unnatural that is not physically impossible.”
― Richard Brinsley Sheridan, The Critic

Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art…. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.”
― C.S. Lewis

“I love spring anywhere, but if I could choose I would always greet it in a garden.”
― Ruth Stout

“Tree planting is always a utopian enterprise, it seems to me, a wager on a future the planter doesn’t necessarily expect to witness.”
― Michael Pollan

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