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"Pray, love, remember: and there is pansies, that's for thoughts." - William Shakespeare

"Pansies, lilies, kingcups, daisies, Let them live upon their praises." - William Wordsworth

"Poetry is a mystic, sensuous mathematics of fire, smoke-stacks, waffles, pansies, people, and purple sunsets." - Carl Sandburg

"There's rosemary, that's for remembrance- pray you, love, remember. And there is pansies, that's for thoughts." - William Shakespeare

"Pansies in soft April rains Fill their stalks with honeyed sap Drawn from Earth's prolific lap." - Bayard Taylor

"Pansies for ladies all - (I wis That none who wear such brooches miss A jewel in the mirror)." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"The beauteous pansies rise In purple, gold, and blue, With tints of rainbow hue Mocking the sunset skies." - Thomas John Ouseley

"Growing one's own choice words and fancies In orange tubs, and beds of pansies' One's sighs and passionate declarations, In odorous rhetoric of carnations." - Leigh Hunt

"What do you think spies are: priests, saints and martyrs? They're a squalid procession of vain fools, traitors too, yes; pansies, sadists and drunkards, people who play cowboys and Indians to brighten their rotten lives." - John Le Carre

"I send thee pansies while the year is young, Yellow as sunshine, purple as the night; Flowers of remembrance, ever fondly sung By all the chiefest of the Sons of Light." - Sarah Doudney

"Tis not your work, but Love's. Love, unperceived, A more ideal Artist he than all, Came, drew your pencil from you, made those eyes Darker than the darkest pansies, and that hair More black than ashbuds in the front of March." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"Fang let out a low whistle. "Anyone know that Amazons could ride a giant bird?" Ethon gave him a duh stare. "Those of us who fought them, yeah, we know. How you think they keep kicking our asses?" "Cause you're pansies. Everyone knows that." - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Had she never been hungry enough to eat a flower? Did she not know that you could eat daisies, daylilies, pansies, and marigolds? That hungry enough, a person could consume the bright faces of violas, even the stems of dandelions and the bitter hips of roses?" - Adam Johnson

"A silence reigns upon the air, Upon the pansies by the shore, Upon the violets, pale and fair, Upon the willow, bending o'er; The reeds and lilies silent grow, The dark green waters silent sleep, Save when the summer breezes blow, Or silvery minnows leap." - George Arnold

"She wished she had a little yellow house of her own, with a flower box full of real flowers and herbs - pansies and rosemary - and a sweet lover who would swing dance with her in the evenings and cook pasta and read poetry aloud." - Francesca Lia Block

"As a result of 50 years of emancipation, feminine qualities were dying out or being transferred to the males. Pansies of both sexes were everywhere, not yet completely homosexual, but confused not knowing what they were. The result was a herd of unhappy sexual misfits... the women wanting to dominate and the men to be nannied." - Ian Fleming

"Life is not orderly. No matter how we try to make life so, right in the middle of it we die, lose a leg, fall in love, drop a jar of applesauce. In summer, we work hard to make a tidy garden, bordered by pansies with rows or clumps of columbine, petunias, bleeding hearts. Then we find ourselves longing for the forest, where everything has the appearance of disorder; yet we feel peaceful there." - Natalie Goldberg

"There's rosemary, that's for remembrance; pray, love, remember; and there is pansies, that's for thoughts... There's fennel for you, and columbines; there's rue for you, and here's some for me; we may call it herb of grace o" Sundays. O, you must wear your rue with a difference. There's a daisy. I would give you some violets, but they wither"d all when my father died. They say he made a good end,- [Sings.] "For bonny sweet Robin is all my joy." - William Shakespeare

"I leave pansies, the symbolic flower of freethought, in memory of the Great Agnostic, Robert Ingersoll, who stood for equality, education, progress, free ideas and free lives, against the superstition and bigotry of religious dogma. We need men like him today more than ever. His writing still inspires us and challenges the 'better angels' of our nature, when people open their hearts and minds to his simple, honest humanity. Thank goodness he was here." - Bruce Springsteen

"There's rosemary, that's for remembrance; pray, love, remember; and there is pansies, that's for thoughts... There's fennel for you, and columbines; there's rue for you, and here's some for me; we may call it herb of grace o' Sundays. O, you must wear your rue with a difference. There's a daisy. I would give you some violets, but they wither'd all when my father died. They say he made a good end,- [Sings.] "For bonny sweet Robin is all my joy." - William Shakespeare

"And then the rose-border. What intensity in those odorous buds of the Bon Silene, making the very spirit bound as though a message had reached it from heaven. And the verbena bed is compassed with fitful fragrance. Even the pansies, with their dewy eyes, are ready to rival the violets now.... Nor must the purple buds of the calycanthus be forgotten. 'Sweet-scented shrub' indeed; for let me hide but a single one of these in some fold of my dress, and the spices of Araby will float around me till the evening." - Sarah Smiley



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