112 Lawn Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of lawn quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about mowing the lawn.

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Top 10 Lawn Quotes (BEST)

  1. Because in the end, you won't remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain — Jack Kerouac
  2. You have to get over the color green; you have to quit associating beauty with gardens and lawns; you have to get used to an inhuman scale; you have to understand geological time. — Wallace Stegner
  3. If dandelions were hard to grow, they would be most welcome on any lawn. — Andrew Mason
  4. America is the land of wide lawns and narrow minds. — Ernest Hemingway
  5. The memory of that scene for me is like a frame of film forever frozen at that moment: the red carpet, the green lawn, the white house, the leaden sky. The new president and his first lady. — Richard M. Nixon
  6. I always thought a yard was three feet, then I started mowing the lawn. — Lettie Cowman
  7. Big sisters are the crab grass in the lawn of life. — Charles Monroe Schulz
  8. The man who worries morning and night about the dandelions in the lawn will find great relief in loving the dandelions. — Liberty Hyde Bailey
  9. Big sisters are the crab grass in the lawn of life. — Charles M. Schulz
  10. My mom said the only reason men are alive is for lawn care and vehicle maintenance. — Tim Allen

The Most Famous Lawn Quotes

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A lawn is nature under totalitarian rule. — Michael Pollan

No one thinks of winter when the grass is green. — Rudyard Kipling

In the faint moonlight, the grass is singing — T. S. Eliot

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If the grass looks greener on the other side, it is probably astroturf. — Nicky Gumbel

If the grass is greener on the other side of the fence, you can bet the water bill is higher. — Debbie Macomber

Sitting quietly, doing nothing, Spring comes, and the grass grows, by itself. — Matsuo Basho

To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug. — Helen Keller

The whole moon and the entire sky are reflected in one dewdrop on the grass. — Dogen

There's a snake hidden in the grass. — Virgil

There's a snake lurking in the grass. — Virgil

Short Lawn Quotes

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  • It is forbidden to walk on the grass. It is not forbidden to fly over the grass. — Augusto Boal
  • It's good to touch the green, green grass of home — Sayings
  • I thought lacrosse was what you find in la church. — Robin Williams
  • We had a good team on paper. Unfortunately, the game was played on grass. — Brian Clough
  • When I paint green, it doesn't mean grass; when I paint blue, it doesn't mean sky. — Henri Matisse
  • You could cover the whole earth with asphalt, but sooner or later green grass would break through. — Ilya Ehrenburg
  • When we fall on the ground it hurts us, but we also need to rely on the ground to get back up. — Kathleen McDonald
  • Every blade of grass has its angel that bends over it and whispers, grow, grow. — The Talmud
  • Ach, Rangers are alright, but they still haven’t invented blue grass. — Jock Stein
  • Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence. — Hal Borland

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Lawn quote Because in the end, you won't remember the time you spent working in the office
Because in the end, you won't remember the time you spent working in the office of mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.

Green Lawn Quotes

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Her eye fell everywhere on lawns and plantations of the freshest green; and the trees, though not fully clothed, were in that delightful state when farther beauty is known to be at hand, and when, while much is actually given to the sight, more yet remains for the imagination. — Jane Austen

I thought of Gatsby's wonder when he first picked out the green light at the end of Daisy's dock. He had come a long way to this lawn and his dream must have seemed so close that he could hardly fail to grasp it. He did not know that it was already behind him. [- Nick Carroway] — F. Scott Fitzgerald

Long ago life was clean, sex was bad and obscene, and the rich were so mean. Stately homes for the Lords, croquet lawns, village greens, Victoria was my queen. — Ray Davies

The castle grounds were gleaming in the sunlight as though freshly painted; the cloudless sky smiled at itself in the smoothly sparkling lake, the satin-green lawns rippled occasionally in a gentle breeze: June had arrived. — J. K. Rowling

I’m on top of my green like a lawn chair — Lil Wayne

When the grass was closely mown, Walking on the lawn alone, In the turf a hole I found, And hid a soldier underground. Spring and daisies came apace; Grasses hide my hiding place; Grasses run like a green sea O'er the lawn up to my knee. — Robert Louis Stevenson

Insects were scurrying about in the shade cast by the grass, and the lawn was a huge monotonous forest of thousands of little green blades, all equal, all alike, hiding the world from each other. Anguished, she thought, "I don't want to be just another blade of grass." — Simone de Beauvoir

Mowing The Lawn Quotes

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I never dreamt of being in the movies. I was from a very average, I would say, a rather poor family, so my big treat was to work hard all week - I mowed lawns and babysat and washed dishes and washed cars - to go to the movies. — Debbie Reynolds

When I was waiting tables, washing dishes, or mowing lawns for money, I never thought of myself as stuck in some station in life. I was on my own path, my own journey, an American journey where I could think for myself, decide for myself, define happiness for myself. — Paul Ryan

I don't force it. If you don't have an idea and you don't hear anything going over and over in your head, don't sit down and try to write a song. You know, go mow the lawn...My songs speak for themselves. — Neil Young

In nineteen minutes, you can mow the front lawn; color your hair; watch a third of a hockey game. In nineteen minutes, you can bake scones or get a tooth filled by a dentist; you can fold laundry for a family of five. In nineteen minutes, you can stop the world; or you can just jump off it. — Jodi Picoult

The Midwest breeds funny, eccentric people, to varying degrees. You play shows not because you're expecting to get a record deal, but to do something fun outside of mowing lawns. Everything else is just gravy... Or mustard. — Patrick Carney

A jet plane cannot mow the lawn, but it can fly to distant destinations. Don't worry so much about what you can't do; just do what you can as only you can do it. — Dan Millman

I spend hours mowing the lawn in absolutely straight lines on my tractor. If it's not right, I do it again. — Sayings

When I was a kid, I was always around boys. I was always trying to keep up with boys - skateboarding and snowboarding. If my brother was mowing the lawn, I had to mow the lawn. If my brother was using a hammer, I needed to use a hammer. I've always been a little bit of a feminist. — Daria Werbowy

We didn't have a whole lot of money when I was growing up either. I would always ask for magic books or magic tricks for my birthday or for Christmas and the rest of the year I either had to mow lawns or find part time jobs to help supplement the cost of doing magic. — Lance Burton

Everybody knows how lazy he is. One day the neighbors saw Fang mow the lawn and I got three Get Well cards. — Phyllis Diller

Green Grass Quotes

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The other day the grass was brown, now its green cuz I ain't give up. Never surrender. — DJ Khaled

Green little vaulter, in the sunny grass, Catching your heart up at the feel of June, Sole noise that's heard amidst the lazy noon, When ev'n the bees lag at the summoning brass. — Leigh Hunt

The grass is not, in fact, always greener on the other side of the fence. No, not at all. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be. — Robert Fulghum

Beautiful as a dandelion-blossom golden in the green grass, this life can be. — Edna St. Vincent Millay

Be the green grass above me, with showers and dewdrops wet; and if thou wilt, remember, and if thou wilt, forget. — Christina Rossetti

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What a great day for football, all we need is some green grass and a ball. — Bill Shankly

Proper supplementation with B vitamins from natural sources like green leafy veggies and grass-fed meats aids in downregulating catacolamines, impacting anxiety incidence. — Gary Brecka

There are nettles everywhere, but smooth, green grasses are more common still; the blue of heaven is larger than the cloud. — Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Making love in the green grass behind the stadium with you my brown eyed girl. — Van Morrison

I’d like to see Manhattan underwater. I’d like to see when the human population plummets and there are no more high rises, because nobody’s buying them. I’m excited about that. Money and desire—all that is going to collapse, and wild green grasses are going to take over. — Hayao Miyazaki

Grass Cutting Quotes

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And I'd like to give my love to everybody, and let them know that the grass may look greener on the other side, but believe me, it's just as hard to cut. — Little Richard

A pioneer is a man who turned all the grass upside down, strung bob-wire over the dust that was left, poisoned the water, cut down the trees, killed the Indian who owned the land and called it progress. — Charles Marion Russell

If I can't serve on grass, I can maybe help cut the grass, paint the lines and serve some strawberries. — Goran Ivanisevic

If the grass is greener in the other fellow's yard- let him worry about cutting it. — Fred Allen

That smell of freshly cut grass makes me think of Friday night football in high school. The smell of popcorn and cigar smoke reminds me of the stadium. The cutting of the grass reminds me of the August practice. — Garth Brooks

Make sure you cut the grass low so the snakes show — Banky W.

To me, I'm the epitome of what a ghetto child is: I was raised by a single parent; I stayed in apartments my whole life; I don't think I've ever cut the grass. — 2 Chainz

I've been married for 46 years, and I live in a nice house, my grass is always cut, I pay my bills, and my cat loves me! — Christopher Walken

You may have heard that back in the States there are some people who are smoking grass. I don't know how you feel, but it's sure easier than cutting the stuff. — Pat Morita

In the long dusks of summer we walked the suburban streets through scents of maple and cut grass, waiting for something to happen. — Steven Millhauser

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More Lawn Quotes

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The picture of Mother Teresa that I remember from my childhood is of a short, sari-wearing woman scurrying down a red gravel path between manicured lawns. She would have in tow one or two slower-footed, sari-clad young Indian nuns. We thought her a freak. Probably wed picked up on unvoiced opinions of our Loreto nuns. — Bharati Mukherjee

Muggles have garden gnomes, too, you know," Harry told Ron as they crossed the lawn. "Yeah, I've seen those things they think are gnomes," said Ron, bent double with his head in a peony bush, "like fat little Santa Clauses with fishing rods. — J. K. Rowling

Gardening is the handiest excuse for being a philosopher. Nobody guesses, nobody accuses, nobody knows, but there you are, Plato in the peonies, Socrates force-growing his own hemlock. A man toting a sack of blood manure across his lawn is kin to Atlas letting the world spin easy on his shoulder. — Ray Bradbury

[When her daughter suggested the President refer in his conversation with foreign dignitaries about lawn care to 'fertilizer' instead of to 'manure':] But remember, it took me almost thirty years to get him to call it manure. — Bess Truman

What is proposed herein is that we have no right, nor any ethical justification, for clearing land or using wilderness while we tread over lawns, create erosion, and use land inefficiently. Our responsibility is to put our house in order. Should we do so, there will never be any need to destroy wilderness. — Bill Mollison

Be sure to lay wide streets planted with shady trees, every other of a quick-growing variety. Be sure that there is plenty of space for lawns and gardens, reserved large areas for football, hockey and parks. Earmark areas for Hindu temples, Mohammedan mosques and Christian churches. — Jamsetji Tata

We don't have a lot of churches in America; we have a lot of really nice brick buildings on finely manicured lawns! Just because someone says they are of the Church or they are Christian, doesn't make it so. — Paul Washer

Give me books, fruit, French wine and fine weather and a little music out of doors, played by someone I do not know. I admire lolling on a lawn by a water-lilied pond to eat white currants and see goldfish: and go to the fair in the evening if I'm good. There is not hope for that --one is sure to get into some mess before evening. — John Keats

We know that inevitably the millennials will get old and tired again, and then there will be the bilennials or trilennials, or whatever the next generation is, and we're all going to end up on our lawn shaking our fists in a bathrobe yelling at the moon. — Jon Hamm

I'll toss my coins in the fountain, Look for clovers in grassy lawns Search for shooting stars in the night Cross my fingers and dream on. — Tracy Chapman

Fear is your best friend or your worst enemy. It's like fire. If you can control it, it can cook for you; it can heat your house. If you can't control it, it will burn everything around you and destroy you. If you can control your fear, it makes you more alert, like a deer coming across the lawn. — Mike Tyson

My men like satyrs grazing on the lawns, / Shall with their goat-feet dance an antic hay. — Christopher Marlowe

It's not that the grass is greener on the other side, it's that you can never be on both sides of the lawn at the same time. — Laura Fraser

I never wanna have a time where I'm on the big lawn just sitting back smoking cigars and drinking lemonade. I wanna work forever. Until I die. I wanna die on the way to a show. — Schoolboy Q

If I ever wanted a gnome, I guess Id just stand out on my lawn for a while. — Johnny Christ

I've learned that the movies [Star Wars] will never finally end. It just goes on and on and on and on. I mean, it's going to be in 3D, then it's going to be smellivision, then it's going to be a ride in an amusement park, then they'll come to your house and perform it with puppets on your lawn ... it'll never end! I accepted that a long time ago. — Mark Hamill

The world has different owners at sunrise... Even your own garden does not belong to you. Rabbits and blackbirds have the lawns; a tortoise-shell cat who never appears in daytime patrols the brick walls, and a golden-tailed pheasant glints his way through the iris spears. — Anne Morrow Lindbergh

The dandelions and buttercups gild all the lawn: the drowsy bee stumbles among the clover tops, and summer sweetens all to me. — James Russell Lowell

If the grass is greener somewhere else...start watering your own lawn! — Michael Beckwith

The behavior of the crowd at Churchill Downs is like 100,000 vicious Hyenas going berserk all at once in a space about the size of a 777 jet or the White House lawn. — Hunter S. Thompson

If I were just your average 23-year-old girl, and I called the police to say that there were strange men sleeping on my lawn and following me to Starbucks, they would leap into action. But because I am a famous person, well, sorry, ma'am, there's nothing we can do. It makes no sense. — Jennifer Lawrence

It is amazing how quickly the kids learn to drive a car, yet are unable to understand the lawn mower, snowblower and vacuum cleaner. — Ben Berger

I have to say I've worked very few days of my life. I used to have to cut the lawn, and when I was in junior high school, I worked at a concession stand at a stadium. — Steve Nash

You just may be a redneck if your lawn furniture used to be your living room furniture. — Jeff Foxworthy

The flood will lift the ghosts from the Hollywood lawn cemetery and they will disappear like ether in the now dead air. All the names will be erased from the billboards and the theatres and the piers and the magazines and the monuments. You live by myths of immortality, and your myths are not safe. — Robert Montgomery

A rancher is a farmer who farms the public lands with a herd of four-legged lawn mowers. — Edward Abbey

Reeducation needs careful tending, like an English lawn. Even one moment of negligence, and the weeds crop up again ~ those indestructible weeds of historical truth. — Sefton Delmer

Please do not take counsel of women who are so prejudiced that, as I once heard said, they would not allow a male grasshopper to chirp on their lawn; but out of your own great heart, refuse to set an example to such folly. — Frances E. Willard

To ferment your own food is to lodge a small but eloquent protest - on behalf of the senses and the microbes - against the homogenization of flavors and food experiences now rolling like a great, undifferentiated lawn across the globe. — Michael Pollan

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