"I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."Willa Cather on Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."Willa Cather on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."Willa Cather on Albert Einstein
"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."Willa Cather on e. e. cummings
"All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind."Willa Cather on Abraham Lincoln
"Most of the basic material a writer works with is acquired before the age of fifteen."
"There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm."
"I shall not die of a cold. I shall die of having lived."
"Only solitary men know the full joys of frienship. Others have their family but to a solitary and an exile, his friends are everything."
"The condition every art requires is, not so much freedom from restriction, as freedom from adulteration and from the intrusion of foreign matter."