Words for Thought:
"Let every individual and institution now think and act as a responsible trustee of Earth,
seeking choices in ecology, economics and ethics that will provide
a sustainable future, eliminate pollution, poverty and violence,
awaken the wonder of life and foster peaceful progress in the human adventure."
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful,
committed people can change the world. Indeed.
It is the only thing that ever has."
"Crafts make us feel rooted,
give us a sense of belonging and connect us with our history.
Our ancestors used to create these crafts out of necessity,
and now we do them for fun, to make money and to express ourselves."
"Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up."
"So you see, imagination needs moodling - long, inefficient, happy idling, dawdling and puttering."
"Wealth can only be accumulated by the earnings of industry and the savings of frugality."
"Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship."
"You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift. You cannot establish security on borrowed money. You cannot keep out of trouble by spending more than you earn."
" He who will not economize will have to agonize."
"By sowing frugality we reap liberty, a golden harvest."
"Cannot people realize how large an income is thrift?" Cicero
"The best place to seek God is in a garden. You can dig for him there."
George Bernard Shaw
"Gardens are a form of autobiography."
"The greatest gift of the garden is the restoration of the five senses."
"In my garden there is a large place for sentiment. My garden of flowers is also my garden of thoughts and dreams. The thoughts grow as freely as the flowers, and the dreams are as beautiful."
Abram L. Urban
"I have never had so many good ideas day after day as when I worked in the garden."
"You can bury a lot of troubles digging in the dirt."
"Gardening is about enjoying the smell of things growing in the soil, getting dirty without feeling guilty, and generally taking the time to soak up a little peace and serenity.