Oh, Adam was a gardener, and God who made him sees That half a proper gardener's work is done upon his knees, So when your work is finished, you can wash your hands and pray For the Glory of the Garden that it may not pass away! 474
What was good for God's birds was bad for God's gardener.thomas hardy
Oh, Adam was a gardener and God who made him sees That half a proper gardener ’s work is done upon his knees .
From yon blue heavens above us bent, The gardener Adam and his wife Smile at the claims of long descent. Howe'er it be, it seems to me 'Tis only noble to be good. Kind hearts are more than coronets, And simple faith than Norman blood.
A true poet does not bother to be poetical. Nor does a nursery gardener scent his roses.jean cocteau
The ballet is a purely female thing; it is a woman, a garden of beautiful flowers, and man is the gardener.
And Adam was a gardener.
gardener, for telling me these news of woe, Pray God the plants thou graft'st may never grow.william shakespeare
"...we must think and act not only for the moment but for our time. I am reminded of the story of the great French Marshal Lyautey, who once asked his gardener to plant a tree. The gardener objected that the tree was slow-growing and would not reach maturity for a hundred years. The Marshal replied, 'In that case, there is no time to lose, plant it this afternoon.'"