D. Elton Trueblood Quote
A man has made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under which he knows full well he will never sit.
D. Elton Trueblood
I like how writing can take you off for a jaunt in your head and then set you back down in the chair where you've been all along.
Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help. Gardening is an instrument of grace.
When Isaiah predicted that spears would become pruning hooks, that's a reference to cultivating. Pruning and trimming and growing and paying close attention to the plants and whether they're getting e...
I plant a lot of trees. I am a great believer in planting things for future generations. I loathe the now culture where you just live for today.
I want it said of me by those who knew me best, that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
David Elton Trueblood (December 12, 1900 – December 20, 1994), who was usually known as "Elton Trueblood" or "D. Elton Trueblood", was a noted 20th-century American Quaker author and theologian, former chaplain both to Harvard and Stanford universities.