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All zoos are both beguiling and repellent. ~ Thomas French




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


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


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



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


The foxglove, with it’s stately bells of purple, shall adorn they dells. – David Macbeth Moir


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