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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

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Rainy days should be spent at home with a cup of tea and a good book. ~ Bill Watterson, The Calvin and Hobbes Tenth Anniversary Book

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There was something rather blousy about roses in full bloom, something shallow and raucous, like women with untidy hair. ~ Daphne du Maurier, Rebecca

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I leave Monday for a quick trip to Northern Michigan. I know there won’t be any flowers, but these hydrangeas from my mom’s backyard always made me think of home. So excited to be heading north!!

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It’s spring fever. That is what the name of it is. And when you’ve got it, you want—oh, you don’t quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so! ~ Mark Twain

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Where flowers bloom so does hope. ~ Lady Bird Johnson

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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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However many years she lived, Mary always felt that ‘she should never forget that first morning when her garden began to grow’. ― Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden

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“…sunflower-bordered roads always seem to me the roads to freedom.” ― Willa Cather, My Ántonia

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It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important. ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince