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Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas.
— Peg Bracken


Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.
— Albert Einstein


Poetry is the synthesis of Hyacinths and biscuits.
 Carl Sandburg

Make yourself familiar with the angels and behold them frequently in spirit; for without being seen, they are present with you.
— St. Francis De Sales

In my garden, after a rainfall, you can faintly, yes, hear the breaking of new blooms.
— Truman Capote

No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace
As I have seen in one autumnal face.
— John Donne

May the wings of the butterfly kiss the sun
And find your shoulder to light on,
To bring you luck, happiness and riches
Today, tomorrow and beyond.
— Irish Blessing

You are a child of the Universe, no less than the trees and the stars; you have a right to be here.
— Max Ehrmann


Sweet Peas, on tiptoe for a flight,
With wings of gentle flush, o'er delicate white.
— John Keats

God sells us all things at the price of labor.
— Leonardo da Vinci

The red rose whispers of passion,
And the white rose breathes of love;
O, the red rose is a falcon,
And the white rose is a dove.
— John Boyle O'Reilly

How does a pansy, for example, select the ingredients from soil to get the right colors for the flower? Now there's a great miracle. I think there's a supreme power behind all of this. I see it in nature.
— Clyde Tombaugh

There can be no other occupation like gardening in which, if you were to creep up behind someone at their work, you would find them smiling.
— Mirabel Osler

It would have been better to come back at the same hour," said the fox. "If, for example, you come at four o'clock in the afternoon, then at three o'clock I shall begin to be happy. I shall feel happier and happier as the hour advances.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (The Little Prince)

I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.

—Claude Monet

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