Return to the The Garden Party Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Quote 6 - 9- 12

Posted by don_socal socal (My Page) on
Sat, Jun 9, 12 at 1:18

It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men's hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit.
Robert Louis Stevenson

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.
Albert Einstein

One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.
William Shakespeare


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Quote 6 - 9- 12

We lived in large cities and I enjoyed the opportunities they gave me but I always was ready to move into the country, to be near woods to roam in, a brook or lake to sit by and birds to listen to. I feel more whole, not torn into umpteen different directions.
Thanks for all the wonderful quotes this week, Don.
Hope all your doctor visits went well.


 o
RE: Quote 6 - 9- 12

I spent my childhood in a city, but it had lots of parks and a woods in the suburbs - spent my young adult years first in ruins and then in the burbs and retired to what's almost the "outback" and morphed into a country woman/tree-hugger, happy ever after


 o
RE: Quote 6 - 9- 12

Gosh, Don; those were great quotes----thank you so much!

I don't have the wonderful surroundings Lilo has, but my whole world changes when I step into the garden....shaded pathways, sunny, open main garden and large expanses of ancient Oak shade covering much of the lawns around my daughters' house next door----no matter what part I'm in, or what job I'm doing, I'm happy and at peace.
My sweat and tears have unlocked the gardens' heart and I've been welcomed 'in' as one of the creatures who share space in her ever-changing glory.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the The Garden Party Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here