"Plants that wake when others sleep. Timid jasmine buds that keep their fragrance to themselves all day, but when the sunlight dies away let the delicious secret out to every breeze that roams about."
"He plants trees to benefit another generation."Thomas Moore on Caecilius Statius
"If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need."Thomas Moore on Marcus Tullius Cicero
"What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered."Thomas Moore on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get."Thomas Moore on H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
"The best place to find God is in a garden. You can dig for him there."Thomas Moore on George Bernard Shaw
"Study until twenty-five, investigation until forty, profession until sixty, at which age I would have him retired on a double allowance."
"True change takes place in the imagination."
"Education is not the piling on of learning, information, data, facts, skills, or abilities - that's training or instruction - but is rather making visible what is hidden as a seed."
"Bastard Freedom waves Her fustian flag in mockery over slaves."
"A friendship that like love is warm A love like friendship, steady."