“The Earth Laughs in Flowers” (and I miss them) ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Never a daisy grows, but a mystery guideth the growing.” ~ Richard Realf
I love spring anywhere, but if I could choose I would always greet it in a garden. ~Ruth Stout
I love Ruth Stout and have her gardening books.
And with green grass and bursting trees
Leans to the sun’s kiss glorying,
And quivers in the sunny breeze.” ~Julian Grenfel
*I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes.* ~ e.e. cummings
Flowers… are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
That come before the swallow dares,
The winds of March with beauty. ~William Shakespeare
“Yes, in the poor man’s garden grow
Far more than herbs and flowers—
Kind thoughts, contentment, peace of mind,
And joy for weary hours.” ~ Mary Howitt
Mary Howitt has so many lovely quotes. I’m a fan.
“Little flower, but if I could understand, what you are, root
and all in all, I should know what God and man is.”
“Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams.” ~ Ashley Smith
There are moments when all anxiety and stated toil are becalmed in the infinite leisure and repose of nature. ~ Henry David Thoreau
Amen to that. Sigh….
“Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life.” ~ Rachel Carson
What an excellent collection of quotes.
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