"I think this is what hooks one to gardening: it is the closest one can come to being present at creation."
"He plants trees to benefit another generation."Phyllis Theroux on Caecilius Statius
"If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need."Phyllis Theroux on Marcus Tullius Cicero
"What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered."Phyllis Theroux on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get."Phyllis Theroux on H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
"The best place to find God is in a garden. You can dig for him there."Phyllis Theroux on George Bernard Shaw
"Mistakes are the usual bridge between inexperience and wisdom."