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To analyze the charms of flowers is like dissecting music; it is one of those things which it is far better to enjoy, than to attempt fully to understand.

To cultivate a garden is to walk with God.

To me the meanest flower that blows can give thoughts that do often lie too deep for tears.

What a desolate place would be a world without flowers? - It would be a face without a smile; a feast without a welcome. - Are not flowers the stars of the earth? - And are not our stars the flowers of heaven?

What a pity flowers can utter no sound? - A singing rose, a whispering violet, a murmuring honeysuckle, - oh, what a rare and exquisite miracle would these be!

When lilacs last in the dooryard bloom'd, And the great star early droop'd in the western sky the night, I mourn'd - and yet shall mourn with ever-returning spring.

Where flowers degenerate man cannot live.

Your voiceless lips, O, flowers, are living preachers - each cup a pulpit, and each leaf a book.


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