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    A fact bobbed up from my memory, that the ancient Egyptians prescribed walking through a garden as a cure for the mad. It was a mind-altering drug we took daily.
    — Paul Fleischman
    tags: memory  facts  drugs  garden 
     
    Radio listeners are voyeurs: lurking, invisible, eavesdropping.
    — Paul Fleischman
    The object in America is to avoid contact, to treat all as foes unless they're known to be friends. Here you have a million crabs living in a million crevices. ... But the garden's greatest benefit, I feel, as not relief to the eyes, but to make the eyes sees our neighbors.
    — Paul Fleischman
    tags: living  friends  eyes  america  garden 
     
    Mindfulness, as defined by the Buddha, means awareness of incessant change, of arising and vanishing, inside of your own body, which is the ultimate reality of your own life.
    — Paul Fleischman
    That small circle of earth became a second home to both of us. Gardening boring? Never! It has surprise, tragedy, startling developments - a soap opera growing out of the ground. I'd forgotten that tremolo of expectation produced by a tiny forest of sprouts.
    — Paul Fleischman
    A picture tells a thousand words. But you get a thousand pictures from someone's voice.
    — Paul Fleischman
    The human being is constantly torn from calm and peace of simple existence by two things; wanting what you don't have, or disliking what you have.
    — Paul Fleischman
    tags: peace  human  existence 
     
    Television, I'm afraid, has isolated us more than race, class, or ethnicity.
    — Paul Fleischman
    tags: race  afraid 
     
    You can't see Canada across lake Erie, but you know it's there. It's the same with spring. You have to have faith, especially in Cleveland.
    — Paul Fleischman
    tags: faith 
     
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