Quotes: blossoms

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  • Carl Sandburg
    Carl Sandburg
    American Poet 1878-1967
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    And how should a beautiful, ignorant stream of water know it heads for an early release - out across the desert, running toward the Gulf, below sea level, to murmur its lullaby, and see the Imperial Valley rise out of burning sand with cotton blossoms, wheat, watermelons, roses, how should it know?
  • Baseball breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in the spring, when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as the chill rains come, it stops and leaves you to face the fall alone.
    Source: The Green Fields of the Mind, Yale Alumni Magazine, November 1977
  • Bayard Taylor
    Bayard Taylor
    American poet, travel author, and diplomat 1825-1878
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    But who will watch my lilies, When their blossoms open white? By day the sun shall be sentry, And the moon and the stars by night!
  • Kahlil Gibran
    Kahlil Gibran
    Libian painter and writer 1883-1931
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    Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
  • David Herbert Lawrence
    David Herbert Lawrence
    English writer 1885-1930
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    Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
  • Richard Brinsley Sheridan
    Richard Brinsley Sheridan
    Anglo-Irish dramatist 1751-1816
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    Madam, a circulating library in a town is as an evergreen tree of diabolical knowledge; it blossoms through the year. And depend on it that they who are so fond of handling the leaves, will long for the fruit at last.
  • Auguste Rodin
    Auguste Rodin
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    The artist is the confidant of nature, flowers carry on dialogues with him through the graceful bending of their stems and the harmoniously tinted nuances of their blossoms. Every flower has a cordial word which nature directs towards him.
  • Louis Bernieres
    Louis Bernieres
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    The garden where you sit Has never a need of flowers, For you are the blossoms And only a fool or the blind Would fail to know it.
    Source: Kapitein Corelli's mandoline (1994) 119
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
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    To watch the corn grow, or the blossoms set; to draw hard breath over the plough or spade; to read, to think, to love, to pray, are the things that make men happy.
  • When the mind is really absent, in that silence, in that unlimited space, your potential starts glowing, radiating, flowering. Suddenly you are full of cherry blossoms, a new presence, a new fragrance.
  • Your love will deepen as your meditation deepens, and vice-versa: as your meditation blossoms, your love will also blossom.
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