“The Eternal Seductiveness of Life….”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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!

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

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  2. 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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  4. This reminds me of William Blake
    To see a world in a grain of sand
    And heaven in a wild flower

    Very beautiful shots.

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