Quotations About / On: FLOWER

  • 21.
    A restaurant with candles and flowers evokes more reveries than the Isle of Bali does.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, New York (1984).)
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  • 22.
    Nature knows no difference between weeds and flowers.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, New York (1984).)
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  • 23.
    I'll never strike at your past, not even with a flower.
    (Samuel Fuller (b. 1911), U.S. screenwriter. Grant (Michael Dante), The Naked Kiss, to Kelly (Constance Towery), after she has confessed her former life of prostitution to him (1964). Narrated in Kelly's memory of the moment.)
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  • 24.
    I hate flowers—I paint them because they're cheaper than models and they don't move.
    (Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986), U.S. artist. repr. In Laurie Lisle, Portrait of an Artist (1986). Quoted in New York Herald Tribune (April 18, 1954). in answer to the remark, "How perfect to meet you with flowers in your hands!")
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  • 25.
    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).)
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  • 26.
    One of the most attractive things about the flowers is their beautiful reserve.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Journals, entry for June 17, 1853 (1906). The remark comes after a description of a visitor who "pestered" Thoreau "with his benignity.... They lick you as a cow her calf. They would fain wrap you about with their bowels.")
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  • 27.
    There are no such things as Flowers—there are only gladdened Leaves.
    (John Ruskin (1819-1900), British art critic, author. Fors Claveriga, letter 5 (1871).)
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  • 28.
    ... the creation of the woman, ... has the beauty that no stars in the skies and nor any flowers in the fields can ever match.
    (From my essay entitled 'A Note On Women's History Month')
    More quotations from: Yehoshua Shim'onai
  • 29.
    When we have flowers, thank the rain. When we have rain, thank the groung that gives birth to the finished product.
    (By Luis A. Estable)
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  • 30.
    - A field of love, You dream of ever such romance of majesty flowers of rain-dance spring -
    (┬ęBy Deb Harman)
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