Wendell Berry Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Wendell Berry quotes, Wendell Berry sayings, and Wendell Berry proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.'

Thinking is the most overrated human activity. Wendell Berry
Don’t own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire. Wendell Berry
The wildness of the soil that we call fertility begins to diminish, and the soil itself flees from us in water and wind. Wendell Berry
When despair for the world grows in me... / I come into the presence of still water. / And I feel above me the day-blind stars waiting with their light. / For a time I rest in the grace of the world, / and am free. Wendell Berry
The Earth is what we all have in common. Wendell Berry
Rats and roaches live by competition under the laws of supply and demand; it is the privilege of human beings to live under the laws of justice and mercy. Wendell Berry