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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Earth laughs in flowers.
  • Luther Burbank
    Luther Burbank
    American botanist, horticulturist and pioneer 1849-1926
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    Flowers always make people better, happier and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine to the soul.
  • Lydia M. Child
    Lydia M. Child
    American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor 1802-1880
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    Flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words. They are the hieroglyphics of angels, loved by all men for the beauty of the character, though few can decipher even fragments of their meaning.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
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    He who hunts for flowers will finds flowers; and he who loves weeds will find weeds.
  • Pedro Calderón de la Barca
    Pedro Calderón de la Barca
    dramatist, poet and writer 1600-1681
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    These flowers, which were splendid and sprightly, waking in the dawn of the morning, in the evening will be a pitiful frivolity, sleeping in the cold night's arms.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but, scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
  • C. Northcote Parkinson
    C. Northcote Parkinson
    British naval historian and author 1909-1993
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    A committee is organic rather than mechanical in its nature: it is not a structure but a plant. It takes root and grows, it flowers, wilts, and dies, scattering the seed from which other committees will bloom in their turn.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin.
  • Ah tell me not that memory sheds gladness over the past; what is recalled by faded flowers save that they did not last?
  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
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    And Ezra Pound and T. S. Eliot fighting in the captain's tower while calypso singers laugh at them and fishermen hold flowers...
    Source: Highway 61 Revisited (1965)
  • Bertolt Brecht
    Bertolt Brecht
    German - Austrian writer 1898-1956
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    And when she was finished they laid her in earth
    Flowers growing, butterflies juggling over her...
    She, so light, barely pressed the earth down
    How much pain it took to make her as light as that!
    Source: Poems, 1913-1956 To my mother [Meiner Mutter] (May 1920), trans. Jo
  • Edna St. Vincent Millay
    Edna St. Vincent Millay
    American poet 1892-1950
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    April comes like an idiot, babbling and stewing flowers.
  • Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    American Author 1906-
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    Arranging a bowl of flowers in the morning can give a sense of quiet in a crowded day - like writing a poem or saying a prayer.
  • Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
    Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
    Indian godman and mystic 1931-1990
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    As meditation flowers, you find that on one hand truth has revealed to you all its mysteries and on the other blissfulness is showering all its treasures on you.
  • Vernon Howard
    Vernon Howard
    Swiss actor 1914-1996
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    By cultivating the beautiful we scatter the seeds of heavenly flowers, as by doing good we cultivate those that belong to humanity.
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