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Liberty Hyde Bailey – 9 Quotes

 

9 Quotes by Liberty Hyde Bailey

 

When the traveler goes alone he gets acquainted with himself.

– 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


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

– Liberty Hyde Bailey


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


One’s happiness depends less on what he knows than on what he feels.

– Liberty Hyde Bailey


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

– 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


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

– Liberty Hyde Bailey