Wendell Berry Quotes


11 Wendell Berry quotes:



"I am not bound for any public place, but for ground of my own where I have planted vines and orchard trees, and in the heat of the day climbed up into the healing shadow of the woods."
Author: Berry Quotes Category: Nature Quotes
"To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival."
"I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax their lives with forethought of grief... For a time I rest in the grace of the world, and am free."
"We cannot comprehend what comprehends us."
"The care of the Earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it and to foster its renewal is our only hope."
"When despair for the world grows in me, and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children's lives may be -- I go and lie down where the wood drake rests in his beauty on the water, and the great heron feeds. I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax their lives with forethought or grief. I come into the presence of still water. And I feel above me the day-blind stars waiting with their light. For a time I rest in the grace of the world, and am free."
Author: Berry Quotes Category: Despair Quotes
"We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?"
"Better than any argument is to rise at dawn and pick dew-wet red berries in a cup."
"It is not from ourselves that we learn to be better than we are."
"All right, every day ain't going to be the best day of your life, don't worry about that. If you stick to it you hold the possibility open that you will have better days."
"I am not bound for any public place, but for ground of my own where I have planted vines and orchard trees, and in the heat of the day climbed up into the healing shadow of the woods. Better than any argument is to rise at dawn and pick dew-wet red berries in a cup."
Author: Berry Quotes Category: Nature Quotes



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