"Science may eventually explain the world of How. The ultimate world of Why may remain for contemplation, philosophy, religion."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."Liberty Hyde Bailey on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Liberty Hyde Bailey on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Liberty Hyde Bailey on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Liberty Hyde Bailey on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."Liberty Hyde Bailey on Albert Camus
"When the traveler goes alone he gets acquainted with himself."
"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."
"The true purpose of education is to teach a man to carry himself triumphant to the sunset."
"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."
"A person cannot love a plant after he has pruned it, then he has either done a poor job or is devoid of emotion."