"Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago."
"He plants trees to benefit another generation."Les Brown on Caecilius Statius
"If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need."Les Brown on Marcus Tullius Cicero
"What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered."Les Brown on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get."Les Brown on H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
"The best place to find God is in a garden. You can dig for him there."Les Brown on George Bernard Shaw
"If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts will take you places that will amaze you."
"In day-to-day commerce, television is not so much interested in the business of communications as in the business of delivering audiences to advertisers. People are the merchandise, not the shows. The shows are merely the bait."
"You cannot expect to achieve new goals or move beyond your present circumstances unless you change."
"A lot of people do not muster the courage to live their dreams because they are afraid to die."
"It takes someone with a vision of the possibilities to attain new levels of experience. Someone with the courage to live his dreams."