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“The flower in the vase smiles, but no longer laughs.” – Malcom de Chazal, Mauritian writer, painter, visionary; known for his Sens-Plastique, a work consisting of several thousand aphorisms and pensées (1902-1981) Image Credit: Higgledy Garden
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+Also Happy June!+ “The rose is the flower and handmaiden of love – the lily, her fair associate, is the emblem of beauty and purity.” – Dorothea Lynde Dix, American activist; on behalf of the indigent mentally ill who, through a vigorous program of…
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“By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower.” – Ravīndranātha Ṭhākura, also Rabindranath Tagore, FRAS, Bengali polymath; reshaped Bengali literature and music, as well as Indian art with Contextual Modernism in late 19th and early…
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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.” – The Rainbow (1915), David Herbert Lawrence, also referred to as D. H. Lawrence, English…
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“For happiness one needs security, but joy can spring like a flower even from the cliffs of despair.” – Anne Spencer Lindbergh, née Morrow, American author, aviator; wife of aviator Charles Lindbergh; acclaimed author, whose books and articles spanned…
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“How does the Meadow-flower its bloom unfold? Because the lovely little flower is free Down to its root, and, in that freedom, bold;” – “A Poet! He Hath Put his Heart to School,” William Wordsworth, English Romantic poet; helped launch the Romantic Age in…
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“The flower has opened, has been in the sun and is unafraid.  I’m taking more chances; I’m bold and proud.” – Paula Cole, American singer-songwriter (1968-present) Image Credit: My Garden Life
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“The Flower that once has blown forever dies.” – “LXIII,” Rubáiyát, Omar Khayyam, Persian mathematician, astronomer, poet; as a mathematician, most notable for his work on classification and solution of cubic equations, which he provided geometric…
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“There is no such thing as an ugly accent, like there’s no such thing as an ugly flower.” – David Crystal, OBE, FBA, FLSW, FCIL, British linguist, academic, author (1941-present) Image Credit: Fairweather’s Garden Centre
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“When you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it’s your world for the moment.  I want to give that world to someone else.  Most people in the city rush around, so they have no time to look at a flower.  I want them to see it whether they…
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