Wendell Berry Quotes & Sayings

42 most famous Wendell Berry quotes and sayings (poet). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

Wendell Berry Quotes
“To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.”
Wendell Berry Quotes
“The old and honorable idea of 'vocation' is simply that we each are called, by God, or by our gifts, or by our preference, to a kind of good work for which we are particularly fitted.”
“We have the world to live in on the condition that we will take good care of it. And to take good care of it, we have to know it. And to know it and to be willing to take care of it, we have to love it.”
Wendell Berry Quotes
“We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?”
Wendell Berry Quotes
“Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.”
Wendell Berry Quotes
“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.”
“We cannot know the whole truth, which belongs to God alone, but our task nevertheless is to seek to know what is true. And if we offend gravely enough against what we know to be true, as by failing badly enough to deal affectionately and responsibly with our land and our neighbors, truth will retaliate with ugliness, poverty, and disease.”
“The atmosphere, the earth, the water and the water cycle - those things are good gifts. The ecosystems, the ecosphere, those are good gifts. We have to regard them as gifts because we couldn't make them. We have to regard them as good gifts because we couldn't live without them.”
Wendell Berry Quotes
“Better than any argument is to rise at dawn and pick dew-wet red berries in a cup.”
Wendell Berry Quotes
“Whether we or our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.”

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