Quotations About / On:
Flower is as dear to me as to my ancestors
(Flower beautifies both living as well as dead)
fighting for religion is like
bulldozing your garden because someone stole a flower
Every flower is a soul blossoming in Nature.
(Gérard De Nerval (1808-1855), French novelist, poet. repr. In Selected Writings, ed. and trans. by Geoffrey Wagner (1958). Vers Dorés, L'Artiste (Paris, March 16, 1845) under the title "Pensée Antique.")
We have much to hope from the flowers.
(Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930), British author. Sherlock Holmes, in "The Naval Treaty," The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (1892).)
Nature knows no difference between weeds and flowers.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, New York (1984).)
Before the flowers of friendship faded friendship faded.
(Gertrude Stein (1874-1946), U.S. author. (Written 1925-1926). A Novel of Thank You, ch. LXII, Yale University Press (1958).)
Beauty is undefined but a flower can act as a scale.
(to my students)
There can be no seed in a field of flowers.
(Attributed to growth. In a field of flowers where flowers bloom, how can a seed remain forever dormant?)
Let not you be consumed in darkness
ignore the darkness
push it away
see the flowers bloom
crowning illuminated faces
surrendered souls to the Divine Throne
The moon light's the nocturnal path
for beloveds' to dance
vampires to hunt
moths to caress the crowns
of blooming moon flowers
and for restful beauty sleeps