Liberty Hyde Bailey Quotes

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Born: 1858-03-15, South Haven, Michigan
Birth Country: USA
Died: Ithaca, New York, 1954-12-25

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.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

A person cannot love a plant after he has pruned it, then he has either done a poor job or is devoid of emotion.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

Anyone who acquires more than the usual amount of knowledge concerning a subject is bound to leave it as his contribution to the knowledge of the world.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

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.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

One's happiness depends less on what he knows than on what he feels.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

Science may eventually explain the world of How. The ultimate world of Why may remain for contemplation, philosophy, religion.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

The true purpose of education is to teach a man to carry himself triumphant to the sunset.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

There is no excellence without labor. One cannot dream oneself into either usefulness or happiness.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

When the traveler goes alone he gets acquainted with himself.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

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