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The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life. ~ Jean Giraudoux



The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life. ~ William Morris, writer and poet


“Bees do have a smell, you know, and if they don’t they should, for their feet are dusted with spices from a million flowers.”  ~ Ray Bradbury, Dandelion Wine



All the flowers of all the tomorrows are in the seeds of today. ~ Indian Proverb




I must have flowers, always, and always. ~ Claude Monet


The federal government has sponsored research that has produced a tomato that is perfect in every respect, except that you can’t eat it. We should make every effort to make sure this disease, often referred to as ‘progress’, doesn’t spread. ~ Andy Rooney


The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. He to whom the emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand wrapped in awe, is as good as dead —his eyes are closed. ~ Albert Einstein, Living Philosophies


The morning glories and the sunflowers turn naturally toward the light, but we have to be taught, it seems. ~ Richard Rohr


A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, and man cannot live without love.
― Friedrich Max Müller


Gentle sleep! Scatter thy drowsiest poppies from above; And in new dreams not soon to vanish, bless My senses with the sight of her I love. ~ Horace (Horatio) Smith