“The Eternal Seductiveness of Life….”


The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life. ~Jean Giraudoux


The temple bell stops but I still hear the sound coming out of the flowers.  ~Matsuo Basho


A profusion of pink roses bending ragged in the rain speaks to me of all gentleness and its enduring. ~William Carlos Williams


If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom? ~ Kahlil Gibran


Flowers… are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty out values all the utilities of the world.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson


A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books. ~Walt Whitman


Flowers seem intended for the solace of ordinary humanity. ~John Ruskin


I hope some day to meet God, because I want to thank Him for the flowers. ~Robert Brault


Bread feeds the body, indeed, but flowers feed also the soul. ~The Koran


Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. ~ Oscar Wilde


Break open a cherry tree and there are no flowers, but the spring breeze brings forth myriad blossoms.  ~Ikkyu Sojun

Cheers to you and may you always hold a flower in your heart!

144 thoughts on ““The Eternal Seductiveness of Life….”

  1. The first seduction of live is wonderful like all the others are and the quotes are very original, love especially the one of Oscar Wild !

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  3. Hi Cindy, I’ve just nominated you for a WordPress Sunshine Award…..You are my sunshine my only sunshine…..I do love your blog and all your feedback. I want you to know how much you’re appreciated. Many thanks.

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