"You're only here for a short visit. Don't hurry, don't worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way."
~ Walter Hage
Does anything express beauty better than a flower? The very sight of them reminds us of the greatest masterpiece of all - the natural world. Looking at them brings us peace, reminds us of the gentler side of life, and bestows peace and tranquility. So take a little break, lean back, enjoy the flowers and read some of the inspiring things people have had to say about them.
"There are always flowers for those who want to see them."
~ Henri Matisse
"To see a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour."
~ William Blake
"Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into. "
~ Henry Beecher
"People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us."
~ Iris Murdoch
"To be overcome by the fragrance of flowers is a delectable form of defeat."
~ Beverly Nichols
"When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other. "
~ Chinese Proverb
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