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To create a little flower is the labor of ages.

Author: William Blake (1757-1827)

Profession: British Poet, Painter

Flowers always make people better, happier and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine to the soul.

Author: Luther Burbank (1849-1926)

Profession: American Horticulturist

Flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words. They are the hieroglyphics of angels, loved by all men for the beauty of the character, though few can decipher even fragments of their meaning.

Author: Lydia M. Child (1802-1880)

Profession: American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor

Earth laughs in flowers.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

Flowers are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty out-values all the utilities of the world.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

Flowers are restful to look at. They have neither emotions nor conflicts.

Author: Sigmund Freud (1856-1939)

Profession: Austrian Physician - Founder of Psychoanalysis

The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is the example of the eternal seductiveness of life.

Author: Jean Giraudoux (1882-1944)

Profession: French Diplomat, Author

The Amen of nature is always a flower.

Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894)

Profession: American Author, Wit, Poet

The fairest thing in nature, a flower, still has its roots in earth and manure.

Author: D. H. Lawrence (1885-1930)

Profession: British Author

'Tis the last rose of summer, left blooming alone; all her lovely companions are faded and gone.

Author: Thomas Moore (1779-1852)

Profession: Irish Poet

Every flower is a soul blossoming in Nature.

Author: Gerard De Nerval (1808-1855)

Profession: French Novelist, Poet

Roses fall, but the thorns remain.

Author: Dutch Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Dutch Origin

Fair flowers are not left standing along the wayside long.

Author: German Proverb

Profession: Sayings of German Origin

Flowers that are so pathetic in their beauty, frail as the clouds, and in their coloring as gorgeous as the heavens, had through thousands of years been the heritage of children -- honored as the jewelry of God only by them -- when suddenly the voice of Christianity, counter-signing the voice of infancy, raised them to a grandeur transcending the Hebrew throne, although founded by God himself, and pronounced Solomon in all his glory not to be arrayed like one of these.

Author: Thomas De Quincey (1785-1859)

Profession: British Author

Today as in the time of Pliny and Columella, the hyacinth flourishes in Wales, the periwinkle in Illyria, the daisy on the ruins of Numantia; while around them cities have changed their masters and their names, collided and smashed, disappeared into nothingness, their peaceful generations have crossed down the ages as fresh and smiling as on the days of battle.

Author: Edgar Quinet (1803-1875)

Profession: French Poet, Historian, Politician