“The Eternal Seductiveness of Life….”

DSC03464

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

DSC07792

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

DSC07501

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

DSC07714

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

DSC07820

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

DSC07447

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

DSC03394

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

DSC07768

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

DSC07726

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

DSC07451

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

DSC07717

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 !

  2. Pingback: A Sunshine Award – Well Thank You Tails from Paris! | European Holiday and River Cruising Memoirs

  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.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s