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posted Oct 29, 2009, 12:57 PM by Amy Glin   [ updated Oct 29, 2009, 1:11 PM by Lauren Lee Gould ]

I decided that if I could paint that flower in a huge scale, you could not  ignore its beauty.   Georgia O'Keeffe

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

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

If you've never been thrilled to the very edges of your soul by a flower in spring bloom, maybe your soul has never been in bloom.  ~Audra Foveo

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

You can't be suspicious of a tree, or accuse a bird or a squirrel of subversion or challenge the ideology of a violet.  ~Hal Borland, Sundial of the Seasons, 1964

I think I am quite wicked with roses. I like to gather them, and smell them till they have no scent left.  George Eliot

Flowers are always fit presents ~ because they are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.       - Ralph Waldo Emerson

In the depths of winter I finally learned that there was within me an invincible summer. Albert Camus

An optimistic gardener is one who believes that whatever goes down must come up.  Leslie Hall

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

AG original :)

posted Oct 29, 2009, 9:38 AM by Lauren Lee Gould   [ updated Oct 29, 2009, 9:38 AM ]

God loved the flowers and invented soil.  Man loved the flowers and invented vases.  Lauren loved flowers and created Flowerclip.com

~Variation of a saying by Jacques Deval (God loved the birds and invented trees. Man loved the birds and invented cages.)

by Amy Glin

posted Oct 29, 2009, 9:11 AM by Lauren Lee Gould   [ updated Oct 29, 2009, 12:51 PM ]

Spring has sprung
Flowers are blooming
now they are an essential
part of your grooming

Spring has sprung
Flowers are blooming
Nature: an essential
part of your grooming

original :)

posted Oct 29, 2009, 9:09 AM by Lauren Lee Gould   [ updated Oct 29, 2009, 9:09 AM ]

Roses are Red
Violets are Blue
I thought this flower would
look good on YOU!

quote title or author

posted Oct 29, 2009, 9:05 AM by Lauren Lee Gould   [ updated Oct 29, 2009, 9:12 AM ]

let's put our COLLECTION of quotes here...

then we can use the comments fields to note when and where we used it

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