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Liberty Hyde Bailey Quotes and Sayings

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When the traveler goes alone he gets acquainted with himself.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

Related topics: Travel

A person cannot love a plant after he has pruned it,
then he has either done a poor job or is devoid of emotion.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

There is no excellence without labor.
One cannot dream oneself into either usefulness or happiness.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

Anyone who acquires more than the usual amount of knowledge
concerning a subject is bound to leave it as his contribution
to the knowledge of the world.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

 

There are two essential epochs in any enterprise -
to begin,
and to get done.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

Every decade needs its own manual of handicraft.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

Give the children an opportunity to make garden.
Let them grow what they will.
It matters less that they grow good plants than that they try for themselves.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

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The true purpose of education is to teach a man to
carry himself triumphant to the sunset.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

One's happiness depends less on what he knows than on what he feels.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

No beast has ever conquered the earth;
and the natural world has never been conquered by muscular force.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

Science may eventually explain the world of How.
The ultimate world of Why may remain for contemplation,
philosophy, religion.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

A garden requires patient labor and attention.
Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions or to fulfill good intentions.
They thrive because someone expended effort on them.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

We accept it because we have seen the vision.
We know that we cannot reap the harvest,
but we hope that we may so well prepare the land and
so diligently sow the seed that our successors may
gather the ripened grain.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

My life has been a continuous fulfillment of dreams.
It appears that everything I saw and did has a new,
and perhaps, more significant meaning,
every time I see it.
The earth is good.
It is a privilege to live thereon.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

Extension work is not exhortation.
Nor is it exploitation of the people,
or advertising of an institution, or publicity work for securing students.
It is a plain, earnest, and continuous effort to meet
the needs of the people on their own farms and in the localities.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

I do not yet know why plants come out of the land or float in streams,
or creep on rocks or roll from the sea.
I am entranced by the mystery of them,
and absorbed by their variety and kinds.
Everywhere they are visible yet everywhere occult.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

The traveler sees what he sees,
the tourist sees what he has come to see.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton PHOTO

Generally speaking, a howling wilderness does not howl:
it is the imagination of the traveler that does the howling.
- Henry David Thoreau

More than any other in Western Europe,
Britain remains a country where a traveler has to think
twice before indulging in the ordinary food of ordinary people.
- Joseph Lelyveld

A wise traveler never despises his own country.
- William Hazlitt

Every perfect traveler always creates the country where he travels.
- Nikos Kazantzakis

The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people,
of adventure, of experience.
The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him.
He goes "sight-seeing."
- Daniel J. Boorstin

The history of mankind is the instant between two strides taken by a traveler.
- Franz Kafka

For a traveler going from any place toward the north,
that pole of the daily rotation gradually climbs higher,
while the opposite pole drops down an equal amount.
- Nicolaus Copernicus

I am a passionate traveler, and from the time I was a child,
travel formed me as much as my formal education.
- David Rockefeller

All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.
- Martin Buber

Any biographer must of necessity become a pilgrim a peripatetic,
obsessed literary pilgrim, a traveler with four eyes.
- Leon Edel

The two elements the traveler first captures in the
big city are extra human architecture and furious rhythm.
Geometry and anguish.
- Federico Garcia Lorca

There are no foreign lands.
It is the traveler only who is foreign.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

A wise traveler never depreciates their own country.
- Carlo Goldoni

As I look back over my life, before I had any real identity,
I was a traveler.
I grew up an Army brat, a runaway, an activist,
and a musician.
All my life I've been traveling.
- Michelle Shocked

The true traveler is he who goes on foot,
and even then, he sits down a lot of the time.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

I am sure that no traveler seeing things through author
spectacles can see them as they are.
- Harriet Martineau

It has never been, and never will be easy work!
But the road that is built in hope is more pleasant
to the traveler than the road built in despair,
even though they both lead to the same destination.
- Marion Zimmer Bradley

Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the
delusions of our childhood days,
recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth,
and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!
- Charles Dickens

There is nothing so good for the human soul as the
discovery that there are ancient and flourishing civilized
societies which have somehow managed to exist for many
centuries and are still in being though they have had
no help from the traveler in solving their problems.
- Walter Lippmann

Thus, that one can find no place to walk through the
breadth of the earth is not because the earth is not
tranquil but because the danger to every step of the
traveler lies generally with words.
- Xun Zi

Growing up, I never gave a thought to being a writer.
All I ever wanted to be was a traveler and explorer.
Science-fiction allowed me to go places that were otherwise inaccessible,
which is why I started reading it.
I was going to be a lawyer, but I got saved.
- Alan Dean Foster

I've always seen myself as one of those 'show people.'
My earliest memories are wanting and needing to entertain people,
like a gypsy traveler who goes from place to place,
city to city, performing for audiences and reaching people.
- Brittany Murphy

It is part of the photographer's job to see more intensely than most people do.
He must have and keep in him something of the receptiveness
of the child who looks at the world for the first time
or of the traveler who enters a strange country.
- Bill Brandt

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke

He who can no longer pause to wonder
and stand rapt in awe,
is as good as dead;
his eyes are closed.
- Albert Einstein

Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves
to recognize how good things really are.
- Marianne Williamson

Write your Sad times in Sand,
Write your Good times in Stone.
- George Bernard Shaw

Treat those who are good with goodness,
and also treat those who are not good with goodness.
Thus goodness is attained.
Be honest to those who are honest,
and be also honest to those who are not honest.
Thus honesty is attained.
- Lao Tzu

The River of Life has no meaning,
no good, no bad, no better, no worse,
no love, no hate, no fear, no anger, no joy.
The River of Life has no judgment, no expectation.
The River of Life just IS.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

No good comes from hurrying.
- Yiddish Proverb

There is nothing either good or bad,
but thinking makes it so.
- William Shakespeare

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Regrets are the tears of good deeds left undone
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Play to win, but be a good loser.
Have a plan for your life,
but accept whatever comes your way
with grace and gratitude.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You have enemies? Good.
That means you've stood up for something,
sometime in your life.
- Winston Churchill

There is more value in a very good painting
that is completed and on display,
than in an excellent painting
that is still in the artist's studio,
or perhaps still in his mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May love and laughter light your days,
and warm your heart and home.
May good and faithful friends be yours,
wherever you may roam.
May peace and plenty bless your world
with joy that long endures.
May all life's passing seasons
bring the best to you and yours.
- Irish Blessing

Start living now.
Stop saving the good china
for that special occasion.
Stop withholding your love
until that special person materializes.
Every day you are alive is a special occasion.
Every minute, every breath, is a gift from God.
- Mary Manin Morrissey

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was:
"If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?"
But... the good Samaritan reversed the question:
"If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?"
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If the problem can be solved,
there is no use worrying about it.
If it can't be solved,
worrying will do no good.
- Tibetan proverb

A sense of humor... is needed armor.
Joy in one's heart and some laughter on one's lips
is a sign that the person down deep
has a pretty good grasp of life.
- Hugh Sidey

Fighting not good. But if must fight... win.
- Miyagi: character in the movie The Next Karate Kid

A good question is never answered.
It is not a bolt to be tightened into place
but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed
toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea.
- John Ciardi

If an opinion contrary to your own makes you angry,
that is a sign that you are subconsciously aware
of having no good reason for thinking as you do.
- Bertrand Russell

In spite of everything, I still believe
that people are really good at heart.
I simply can't build up my hopes on a foundation
consisting of confusion, misery and death.
- Anne Frank

Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
- John D. Rockefeller

The only good luck many great men ever had was
being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
- Channing Pollock

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure
in doing good to another.
- Thomas Jefferson

Necessity never made a good bargain.
- Benjamin Franklin

If it's a good idea, go ahead and do it.
It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.
- Grace Hopper

This time, like all times, is a very good one,
if we but know what to do with it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If I am not for myself,
who will be for me?
Yet if I am for myself alone,
of what good am I?
- Hillel


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