Grass Quotes (84 quotes)
I always thought a yard was three feet, then I started mowing the lawn. We don't really believe in mowing the lawn; we do it only to avoid unnecessary engagement with the neighbors. Somewhere, a long way away, people are doing sensible things like mowing lawns and digging gardens. It's even occurred to me, as a teeny little subversive whisper of a thought, that if we stop mowing the lawn right now, it will probably be a long, long time before the yard gets overrun by lions and snakes. I spend hours mowing the lawn in absolutely straight lines on my tractor.
I fought the lawn, and the lawn won! Simon's motor mower had broken down. His wife, Maria, kept dropping hints about getting it fixed before the grass grew too tall, but the message wasn't getting through, and Simon kept procrastinating and putting off doing the repairs. Frustrated, Maria decided on what she thought was a clever way to make her point. When Simon arrived home from work, he found Maria sitting in the grass, clipping it by hand with a tiny pair of scissors. Simon, totally amazed, watched silently for a few minutes, then went into the house only to appear again a few minutes later where he handed her a toothbrush.
Compiled by Michael P. There's one good thing about snow, it makes your lawn look as nice as your neighbor's. I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars. Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so called scientific knowledge. Be yourself. Especially do not feign affection. Neither be cynical about love; for in the face of all aridity and disenchantment it is perennial as the grass.