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All zoos are both beguiling and repellent. ~ Thomas French




“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


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The water-lily starts and slides
Upon the level in little puffs of wind,
Tho’ anchor’d to the bottom.
Tennyson—The Princess. IV. L. 236


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 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


What if a cactus felt really bad?
Hurt and depressed and truly quite sad?
Feeling unwelcome or feeling unliked,
Not feeling like dealing with being all spiked…”

~ Could You Hug a Cactus, by Phillip Van Wagoner, 2016



But where, after all, would be the poetry of the sea were there no wild waves? ~ Joshua Slocum


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


He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog. You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion. ~ Agnes Repplier