"Gardening is not a rational act."
"He plants trees to benefit another generation."Margaret Atwood on Caecilius Statius
"If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need."Margaret Atwood on Marcus Tullius Cicero
"What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered."Margaret Atwood on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get."Margaret Atwood on H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
"The best place to find God is in a garden. You can dig for him there."Margaret Atwood on George Bernard Shaw
"Another belief of mine that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise."
"I've never understood why people consider youth a time of freedom and joy. It's probably because they have forgotten their own."
"I hope that people will finally come to realize that there is only one 'race' - the human race - and that we are all members of it."
"The Eskimos had fifty-two names for snow because it was important to them: there ought to be as many for love."
"A word after a word after a word is power."