Nan Fairbrother

A Quote by Nan Fairbrother on garden and nature

A garden is one of the few expressions of man's nature that is altogether benign.

Nan Fairbrother

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A Quote by Nan Fairbrother on good

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As every real estate agent knows, a poor house in good surroundings will sell for a higher price than a better house in poor surroundings, and in a town they confidently ask 25 percent more rent for a flat with a view of a park that for an identical flat with no view.

Nan Fairbrother

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A Quote by Nan Fairbrother on age, books, earth, garden, society, and world

. . . garden books are quite unconscious that besides telling us how to turn our patch of earth into a garden, they are also expressing the way their age looks at the world, the state of their society.

Nan Fairbrother

Source: Men and Gardens, 1956, p. 30

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A Quote by Nan Fairbrother on satisfaction

We are perverse creatures and never satisfied.

Nan Fairbrother

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