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"Beauty, strength, youth, are flowers but fading seen; Duty, faith, love, are roots, and ever green." - George Peele

"Daughters are like flowers, they fill the world with beauty, and sometimes attract pests." - Anonymous

"Flowers and fruits are always fit presents - flowers, because they are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Women and flowers are made to beloved for their beauty and sweetness, rather than themselves to love." - Ninon de L'Enclos

"Natural beauty is essentially temporary and sad, hence the impression of obscene mockery which artificial flowers give us." - John Updike

"Natural beauty is essentially temporary and sad; hence the impression of obscene mockery which artificial flowers give us." - John Updike

"Only bugs can truly appreciate the beauty of flowers." - Dov Davidoff

"Brave old-flowers! Wall-flowers, Gilly flowers, Stocks! For even as the field-flowers, from which a trifle, a ray of beauty, a drop of perfume, divides them, they have charming names, the softest in the language; and each of them, like tiny, art-less ex-votos, or like medals bestowed by the gratitude of men, proudly bears three or four." - Maurice Maeterlinck

"Do not go to the garden of flowers! O friend! go not there; In your body is the garden of flowers. Take your seat on the thousand petals of the lotus, and there gaze on the infinite beauty." - Kabir

"Do not go to the garden of flowers! O Friend! go not there; In your body is the garden of flowers. Take your seat on the thousand petals of the lotus, and there gaze on the Infinite Beauty." - Kabir

"His tenderness in the springing grass, His beauty in the flowers, His living love in the sun above- All here, and near, and ours!" - Samuel Gilman

"Their beauty had always seemed to him like the beauty of pressed flowers-lovely, but dead." - Cassandra Clare

"If all flowers wanted to be roses, nature would lose her springtime beauty and the fields would no longer be decked out with little wildflowers." - Therese Of Lisieux

"A marriage. . .will give a new gladness to the sunshine, a new fragrance to the flowers, a new beauty to the earth, and a new mystery to life." - Mark Twain

"Sino-Japanese relations will certainly brighten more in the future and the flowers of friendly Sino-Japanese relations will increase their beauty." - Wen Jiabao

"The universe is in the habit of making beauty. There are flowers and songs, snowflakes and smiles, acts of great courage, laughter between friends, a job well done, the smell of fresh baked bread. Beauty is everywhere." - Matthew Fox

"I've done flowers and kicked myself. Flowers are so lame." - Steve Zahn

"Looking for and enjoying beauty is a way to nourish the soul. the universe is in the habit of making beauty. There are flowers and songs, snowflakes and smiles, acts of great courage, laughter between friends, a job well done, the smell of fresh-baked bread. Beauty is everywhere." - Matthew Fox

"The flowers anew, returning seasons bring; but beauty faded has no second spring." - Ambrose Philips

"The flowers are Nature's jewels, with whose wealth she decks her summer beauty." - George Croly

"Yes, just like those flowers. There's something strained, but there's beauty in that. Something like that" - Koushun Takami

"The flowers anew returning seasons bring! But beauty faded has no second spring." - Ambrose Philips

"Flowers whisper Beauty! to the world, even as they fade, wilt, fall." - Dr. SunWolf

"Love is sacred. Beauty is sacred. Flowers are sacred. Birds are sacred. And sacredness brings the perfume of love and compassion. Therefore love and compassion is the perfume of sacredness. It sounds rather poetic, but...God IS poetry." - Vasant Lad

"Christianity sees plants and flowers as created by God to show forth and share with humans the divine goodness, beauty and truth - the purpose of all Creation. In this flowers may be enjoyed simply and directly in themselves as showing forth God's goodness and beauty, or, more fully, as archetypes, signatures, symbols, and bearers of legends, mirroring the revealed articles of Christian faith - thereby serving as means for their teaching, recollection, contemplation and celebration." - John Stokes

"If on creation's morn the king of heaven To shrubs and flowers a sovereign lord had given, O beauteous rose, he had anointed thee Of shrubs and flowers the sovereign lord to be; The spotless emblem of unsullied truth, The smile of beauty and the glow of youth, The garden's pride, the grace of vernal bowers, The blush of meadows, and the eye of flowers." - Henry George Bohn

"And leaves of that shy plant, (Her flowers were shed_ the lily of the vale. That loves the ground, and from the sun withholds Her pensive beauty, from the breeze her sweets." - William Wordsworth

"God scatters beauty as he scatters flowers O'er the wide earth, and tells us all are ours. A hundred lights in every temple burn, And at each shrine I bend my knee in turn." - Walter Savage Landor

"If God is Mother, then we need only gather together with people and adore her through rituals intended to satisfy the female soul, ritual involving dance, fire, water, air, earth, songs, music, flowers, and beauty." - Paulo Coelho

"Adversity draws men together and produces beauty and harmony in life's relationships, just as the cold of winter produces ice-flowers on the window-panes, which vanish with the warmth." - Soren Kierkegaard

"Don't go outside your house to see flowers. My friend, don't bother with that excursion. Inside your body there are flowers. One flower has a thousand petals. That will do for a place to sit. Sitting there you will have a glimpse of beauty inside the body and out of it, before gardens and after gardens." - Robert Bly

"A very common flower adds generosity to beauty. It gives joy to the poor, to the rude, and to the multitudes who could have no flowers were nature to charge a price for her blossoms." - Henry Ward Beecher

"Flowers that are so pathetic in their beauty, frail as the clouds, and in their coloring as gorgeous as the heavens, had through thousands of years been the heritage of children - honored as the jewelry of God...." - Thomas De Quincey

"Make use of time, let not advantage slip; Beauty within itself should not be wasted: Fair flowers that are not gather'd in their prime Rot and consume themselves in little time." - William Shakespeare

"Thus is his cheek the map of days outworn When beauty lived and died as flowers do now, Before these bastard signs of fair were born Or durst inhabit on a living brow;..." - William Shakespeare

"Make use of time, let not advantage slip; Beauty within itself should not be wasted. Fair flowers that are not gath'red in their prime Rot and consume themselves in little time." - William Shakespeare

"Up to one's last breath, one may retain the simple joys of childhood, the poetic ecstasies of the young person, the enthusiasms of maturity. Right to the end, one may intoxicate one's spirit with flowers, with beauty and with smiles." - Eliphas Levi

"I am a morning person...I love waking up, walking & reveling In the beauty of all the flowers and trees....while chugging a 5th of vodka!!! It could happen." - Judy Tenuta

"Come out - pretty Rose-Bud, - my lone, timid one! Come forth from thy green leaves, and peep at the sun! For little he does, in these dull autumn hours, At height'ning of beauty, or laughing with flowers." - Hannah Flagg Gould

"Music is storming, driving, relentless, devotional, slinky, subtle, heartbreakingly-beautiful sounds that, lyrically, switch from the cynical to the sanguine, the defeated to the defiant, dealing in love, war, beauty, children, romance, rejection, Pethedine, poetry, panties, God, Auden, Johnny Cash, cold potatoes, too-much-money, not enough money, writer's block, flowers, animals and more flowers. But maybe I'm projecting here." - Nick Cave

"People give flowers as present because flowers contain true meaning of love. Anyone who tries to posses a flower will have to watch its beauty fading. But if you simply look at a flower in the field, you'll keep it forever. That is what the forest taught me. That you will never be mine, and that is why i will never lose you." - Paulo Coelho

"Music is storming, driving, relentless, devotional, slinky, subtle, heartbreakingly-beautiful sounds that, lyrically, switch from the cynical to the sanguine, the defeated to the defiant, dealing in love, war, beauty, children, romance, rejection, Pethedine, poetry, panties, God, Auden, Johnny Cash, cold potatoes, too-much-money, not enough money, writer's block, flowers, animals and more flowers. But maybe I'm projecting here." - Nick Cave

"Love flowers best in openness and freedom." - Edward Abbey

"Flowers spring up unsown and die ungathered." - William C Bryant

"Flowers are born, and they wither..." - Shaka

"Pick the weeds and keep the flowers." - Kelly Clarkson

"Flowers are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty out-values all the utilities of the world." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"He who hunts for flowers will finds flowers; and he who loves weeds will find weeds." - Henry Ward Beecher

"We grow like flowers, and bear desire, the odor of the human flowers." - Richard Henry Stoddard

"Wasn't marriage, like life, unstimulating and unprofitable and somewhat empty when too well ordered and protected and guarded. Wasn't it finer, more splendid, more nourishing, when it was, like life itself, a mixture of the sordid and the magnificent; of mud and stars; of earth and flowers; of love and hate and laughter and tears and ugliness and beauty and hurt." - Edna Ferber

"Flowers lead to books, which lead to thinking and not thinking and then more flowers and music, music. Then many more flowers and many more books." - Maira Kalman

"Flowers and buds fall, and the old and ripe fall." - Proverbs

"Beauty feeds us. Anarchy is beauty. We are against the grey people. We want to decorate, like those fantastic Indian lorries which are covered with flowers. Beauty must conquer the lust for order; order is ugliness." - Tom Hodgkinson

"I come from all places and to all places I go: I am art among the arts and mountain among mountains. I know the strange names of flowers and herbs and of fatal deceptions and magnificent griefs. In night's darkness I've seen raining down on my head pure flames, flashing rays of beauty divine." - Jose Marti

"If you have been afraid that your love of beautiful flowers and the flickering flame of the candle is somehow less spiritual than living in starkness and ugliness, remember that He who created you to be creative gave you the things with which to make beauty and the sensitivity to appreciate and respond to His creation." - Edith Schaeffer

"As artist Nature splashes color across the vast canvas of the sky with the radiance and splendor of sunrise and sunset. She arches rainbows against the passing storm, creates flowers and foliage, sets autumn woods on fire with the beauty of turning leaves and touches mountaintops with snow crystals." - Wilferd Peterson

"I prefer by far the warmth and softness to mere brilliancy and coldness. Some people remind me of sharp dazzling diamonds. Valuable but lifeless and loveless. Others, of the simplest field flowers, with hearts full of dew and with all the tints of celestial beauty reflected in their modest petals." - Anais Nin

"Each bud flowers but once and each flower has but its minute of perfect beauty; so, in the garden of the soul each feeling has, as it were, its flowering instant, its one and only moment of expansive grace and radiant kingship." - Henri Frederic Amiel

"In friendship's fragrant garden, There are flowers of every hue. Each with its own fair beauty And its gift of joy for you. Friendship's Garden If love were what the rose is, And I were like the leaf, Our lives would grow together In sad or singing weather." - Algernon Charles Swinburne

"The instinctive and universal taste of mankind selects flowers for the expression of its finest sympathies, their beauty and their fleetingness serving to make them the most fitting symbols of those delicate sentiments for which language itself seems almost too gross a medium." - George Stillman Hillard

"Let her who is full of beauty and admiration, sitting like the queen of flowers in majesty among the daughters of women, let her watch lest vanity enter her heart, beguiling her to rest proudly upon her own strength; let her remember that she standeth upon slippery places, and be not high-minded but fear." - Lydia Sigourney

"Far happier he, who, young and full of pride And radiant with the glory of the sun, Leaves earth before his singing time is done. All wounds of Time the graveyard flowers hide, His beauty lives, as fresh as when he died." - Kobo Abe

"April comes like an idiot, babbling and strewing flowers." - Edna St Vincent Millay

"Sweet flowers are slow and weeds make haste." - William Shakespeare

"And the fruits will outdo what the flowers have promised." - Francois De Malherbe

"Flowers of all hue, and without thorn the rose." - John Milton

"I don't know these people and they aren't my flowers." - Richard Brautigan

"I cultivate my flowers and burn my weeds." - Charles Haddon

"To-morrow the dreams and flowers will fade." - Thomas Moore

"Butterflies...flowers that fly and all but sing." - Robert Frost

"Flowers and pricker bushes grow out of the same dust." - Cynthia Lewis

"Nature knows no difference between weeds and flowers." - Mason Cooley

"I dislike landscapes. I only like people, and plastic flowers." - Elliott Erwitt

"April Comes like an idiot, babbling and strewing flowers." - Edna St Vincent Millay

"Is it possible to be a revolutionary and like flowers?" - Camille Henrot

"Flowers and butterflies drift in color, illuminating spring." - Anonymous

"The Bourne Underneath the growing grass, Underneath the living flowers, Deeper than the sound of showers: There we shall not count the hours By the shadows as they pass. Youth and health will be but vain, Beauty reckoned of no worth: There a very little girth Can hold round what once the earth Seemed too narrow to contain." - Christina Rossetti

"Must you know that yours will be the "better" picture before you pick up the brush and paint? Can it not simply be another picture? Another expression of beauty? Must a rose be "better" than an iris in order to justify it's existence? I tell you this: you are all flowers in the Garden of the Gods." - Neale Donald Walsch

"Must you know that yours will be the "better" picture before you pick up the brush and paint? Can it not simply be another picture? Another expression of beauty? Must a rose be "better" than an iris in order to justify it's existence? I tell you this: you are all flowers in the Garden of the Gods." - Neale Donald Walsch

"Leisure, itself the creation of wealth, is incessantly engaged in transmuting wealth into beauty by secreting the surplus energy which flowers in great architecture, great painting and great literature. Only in the atmosphere thus engendered floats that impalpable dust of ideas which is the real culture. A colony of ants or bees will never create a Parthenon." - Edith Wharton

"Nature eschews regular lines; she does not shape her lines by a common model. Not one of Eve's numerous progeny in all respects resembles her who first culled the flowers of Eden. To the infinite variety and picturesque inequality of nature we owe the great charm of her uncloying beauty." - John Greenleaf Whittier

"From the point of view of photography, I'll smite the picture with sun rays. I'll take old stock shots and scratch them; I'll claw at them so that unknown beauty sees the light of day. I shall sculpt flowers upon the film stock." - Isidore Isou

"Let peace and beauty reign." - Moby

"Nothing but beauty and douceur" - Mireille Guiliano

"Science grows and Beauty dwindles." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"The imaginary flowers of religion adorn man's chains. Man must throw off the flowers, and also the chains." - Karl Marx

"So, go talk to flowers about bulls and such," Aphrodite said. "I'll go talk to flowers," Stevie Rae said." - P C Cast

"Life, it is not simple like a garden, where flowers are always flowers and weeds are always weeds." - Lesley Kagen

"Scent is the soul of flowers, and sea flowers, as splendid as they may be, have no soul!" - Jules Verne

"Yes, Heaven is thine; but this Is a world of sweets and sours; Our flowers are merely flowers." - Edgar Allan Poe

"The imaginary flowers of religion adorn man's chains. Man must throw off the flowers and also the chains." - Karl Marx

"Yes, Heaven is thine; but this Is a world of sweets and sours; Our flowers are merely?flowers." - Edgar Allan Poe

"The flowers, the gorgeous, mystic multi-coloured flowers are not the flowers of life, but people, yes people are the true flowers of life, and it has been a most precious pleasure to have temporarily strolled in your garden." - Lord Buckley

"Danger hides in beauty and beauty in danger." - Belva Plain

"May the stars carry your sadness away, may the flowers fill your heart with beauty, may hope forever wipe away your tears." - Chief Dan George

"Humbly serving all with their beauty, flowers say more to us about God than anything else. Each one brings a message that the Heavenly Father is right here." - Paramahansa Yogananda

"Leaves are the Greek, flowers the Italian, phase of the spirit of beauty that reveals itself through the flora of the globe." - Thomas Starr King

"In a rich moonlit garden, flowers open beneath the eyes of entire nations terrified to acknowledge the simplicity of the beauty of peace." - Aberjhani

"Death is the mother of beauty. Only the perishable can be beautiful, which is why we are unmoved by artificial flowers." - Wallace Stevens

"Flowers spring to blossom where she walks The careful ways of duty; Our hard, stiff lines of life with her Are flowing curves of beauty." - John Greenleaf Whittier

"Don't practice for cosmetic beauty, practice for cosmic beauty. Practice for inner beauty and inner light." - B.K.S. Iyengar

"Life is like a garden. Quite naturally, leaves wither and flowers fade. Only if we clear the decay of the past then and there can we really enjoy the beauty of the new leaves and flowers. Likewise, we must clear the murkiness of the past bad experiences from our minds. Life is remembrance in forgetfulness. Forgive what ought to be forgiven; forget what ought to be forgotten. Let us embrace life with renewed vigor. We should be able to face every moment of life with renewed expectation, like a freshly blossomed flower." - Mata Amritanandamayi

"Most marvelous and enviable is that fecundity of fancy which can adorn whatever it touches, which can invest naked fact and dry reasoning with unlooked-for beauty, make flowers bloom even on the brow of the precipice, and, when nothing better can be had, can turn the very substance of rock itself into moss and lichens. This faculty is uncomparingly the most important for the vivid and attractive exhibition of truth to the minds of men." - Margaret Fuller

"There once was a child, and he strolled about a good deal, and thought of a number of things. He had a sister, who was a child too, and his constant companion. These two used to wonder all day long. They wondered at the beauty of the flowers; they wondered at the height and blueness of the sky; they wondered at the depth of the bright water; they wondered at the goodness and the power of God who made the lovely world." - Charles Dickens

"The difference between me and a butterfly is that the butterfly looks at a flower with no purpose in mind but to sip nectar. The flower feeds its body while for me the colours and shapes and scents of flowers feed my heart. But how arrogant of me to assume that the butterfly does not feel its miniscule heart also soar for no reason other than touching and being touched by beauty!" - Densey Clyne

"I'm for a multi-racial world in which each race keeps to itself, in harmony with the other races. Like in a garden, you have flowerbeds of roses and flowerbeds of carnations and irises and different other flowers. They don't intermarry. They stay separate, and each one has its beauty. . . . I'm against colonialism for the reason that colonialism infects the master as well as the slave. It even infects the master more." - Savitri Devi

"Landscapes of great wonder and beauty lie under our feet and all around us. They are discovered in tunnels in the ground, the heart of flowers, the hollows of trees, fresh-water ponds, seaweed jungles between tides, and even drops of water. Life in these hidden worlds is more startling in reality than anything we can imagine. How could this earth of ours, which is only a speck in the heavens, have so much variety of life, so many curious and exciting creatures?" - Walt Disney

"Ever since Blessed Alan de la Roche re-established this devotion the voice of the people, which is the voice of God, called it the Rosary. The word Rosary means "Crown of Roses" that is to say that every time people say the Rosary devoutly they place a crown of one hundred and fifty-three red roses and sixteen white roses upon the heads of Jesus and Mary. Being heavenly flowers these roses will never fade or lose their exquisite beauty." - Louis de Montfort

"A marriage...makes of two fractional lives a whole; it gives to two purposeless lives a work, and doubles the strength of each to perform it; it gives to two questioning natures a reason for living, and something to live for; it will give a new gladness to the sunshine, a new fragrance to the flowers, a new beauty to the earth, and a new mystery to life." - Mark Twain

"You cannot force things to happen before their time. The Spring Will come and the flowers will blossom, but you cannot force the Spring. The Rain will come, the clouds will cover the sky, the whole thirst of the earth will be gone- but you cannot force it. And this is the beauty... that the more patient you are, the quicker is the coming of Spring." - Rajneesh

"O Prosperina, For the flowers now that, frighted, thou let'st fall From Dis's wagon; daffodils, That come before the swallow dares, and take The winds of March with beauty; violets dim, But sweeter than the lids of Juno's eyes Or Cytherea's breath; pale primroses, That die unmarried, ere they can behold Bright Phoebus in his strength-a malady Most incident to maids; bold oxlips and The crown imperial; lilies of all kinds, The flower-de-luce being one." - William Shakespeare

"Use your eyes as if tomorrow you would be stricken blind. Hear the music of voices, the song of birds, the mighty strains of an orchestra as if you would be stricken deaf tomorrow . . . Smell the perfume of flowers, taste with relish each morsel as if tomorrow you could never smell and taste again. Glory in all the facts of pleasure and beauty which the world reveals to you." - Helen Keller

"Flowers that are so pathetic in their beauty, frail as the clouds, and in their coloring as gorgeous as the heavens, had through thousands of years been the heritage of children - honored as the jewelry of God only by them - when suddenly the voice of Christianity, counter-signing the voice of infancy, raised them to a grandeur transcending the Hebrew throne, although founded by God himself, and pronounced Solomon in all his glory not to be arrayed like one of these." - Thomas De Quincey

"The conduct and manners of women, in fact, evidently prove that their minds are not in a healthy state; for, like the flowers which are planted in too rich a soil, strenght state; usefulness are sacrificed to beauty; and the flaunting leaves, after having pleased a fastidious eye, fade, disregarded on the stalk, long before the season when they ought to have arrived at maturity." - Mary Wollstonecraft

"And love became the world's origin and the world's ruler, yet littered its path is with flowers and blood, flowers and blood." - Knut Hamsun

"Where are the flowers, the fair young flowers, that lately sprang and stood In brighter light and softer airs, a beauteous sisterhood?" - William C Bryant

"Let the children play And sit like flowers upon thy grave And crown with flowers,-that hardly have A briefer blooming-tide than they." - Francis Turner Palgrave

"I've come out of seeing death and chosen to focus on the life that's sprouting everywhere, like flowers. And I want to help feed the flowers." - Gary Holland

"What are the flowers of Scotland, All others that excel? The lovely flowers of Scotland, All others that excel! The thistle's purple bonnet, And bonny heather bell, Oh, they're the flowers of Scotland. All others that excel!" - James Hogg

"Age before beauty, and pearls before swine." - Dorothy Parker

"God is beautiful and He loves beauty." - Nazr Mohammed

"Beauty, without kindness, dies unenjoyed and undelighting." - Samuel Johnson

"Education beats the beauty and the youth." - Chanakya

"Follow only beauty and obey only love." - Khalil Gibran

"Beauty and sadness always go together." - George Macdonald

"Beauty is in all shapes and sizes" - Holland Roden

"Beauty and folly are generally companions." - Baltasar Gracian

"Money glitters, beauty sparkles, and intelligence shines." - Adolf Hitler

"My responsibility is to truth and beauty." - Amiri Baraka

"Truth has beauty, power, and necessity." - Sylvia Townsend Warner

"Beauty is transient and changes with time." - Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

"Beauty is an accidental and transient good." - Samuel Richardson

"They confused beauty with innocence and harmlessness." - Cassandra Clare

"Pain and beauty, our constant bedfellows" - Nick Bantock

"Are not beauty and delicacy the same?" - E M Forster

"Goodness, Truth and Beauty come first" - Muriel Spark

"Help, love, forgive, and create beauty." - Misty Upham

"Beauty and wisdom are rarely conjoined." - Petronius

"Truth has beauty, power and necessity." - Sylvia Ashton-Warner

"Close your eyes and see the beauty." - Anonymous

"Beauty and wisdom make a rare conjunction." - Petronius

"Beauty and grace command the world." - Park Benjamin

"Nonsense and beauty have close connections." - E M Forster

"Beauty and fear make uneasy companions" - Cornelia Funke

"For the flowers are great blessings. For the Lord made a Nosegay in the meadow with his disciples and preached upon the lily. For the flowers have great virtues for all senses. For the flower glorifies God and the root parries the adversary. For the flowers have their angels even the words of God's creation. For there is a language of flowers. For there is a sound reasoning upon all flowers. For flowers are peculiarly the poetry of Christ." - Christopher Smart

"A second blow of many flowers appears, flowers faintly tinged and breathing no perfume; but fruits, not blossoms, form the woodland wreath that circles Autumn's brow." - James Grahame

"We are living in a time when flowers are trying to live on flowers, instead of on good rain and black loam." - Ray Bradbury

"Bees sip honey from flowers and hum their thanks when they leave. The gaudy butterfly is sure that the flowers owe thanks to him." - Rabindranath Tagore

"Flowers are red, and green leaves are green. There's no need to see flowers any other way than the way they always have been seen." - Harry Chapin

"You define beauty for yourself, society does' define your beauty. Your spirit and your faith defines your beauty." - Lady Gaga



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