A garden is a complex of aesthetic and plastic intentions; and the plant is, to a landscape artist, not only a plant – rare, unusual, ordinary or doomed to disappearance – but it is also a color, a shape, a volume or an arabesque in itself.
Roberto Burle Marx
A garden must combine the poetic and he mysterious with a feeling of serenity and joy.
Gardening is how I relax. It’s another form of creating and playing with colors.
Oscar de la Renta
Gardening is not a rational act.
I don’t like formal gardens. I like wild nature. It’s just the wilderness instinct in me, I guess.
My father would take me to the playground, and put me on mood swings.
That’s my only goal. Surround myself with funny people, and make sure everyone has a good time and works hard.
I looked up my family tree and found out I was the sap.
I love Mickey Mouse more than any woman I have ever known.
I love to go to Washington – if only to be near my money.
A man should never neglect his family for business.
A woman can plan when to have her family and how to support a family.
A woman can take care of the family. It takes a man to provide structure, to provide stability.
If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher.
If I had no family, my wife and I would lead a much more romantic and nomadic existence.
I would like to learn, or remember, how to live.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning to sail my ship.
Education… has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Like all dreamers, I mistook disenchantment for truth.
One of the most adventurous things left us is to go to bed. For no one can lay a hand on our dreams.
E. V. Lucas
All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.
We are near waking when we dream we are dreaming.
We should never discourage young people from dreaming dreams.