Their elegant shape, showy colours, and slow, sailing mode of flight, make them very attractive objects, and their numbers are so great that they form quite a feature in the physiognomy of the forest, compensating for the scarcity of flowers.

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There is nothing you can see that is not a flower

By : Matsuo Basho

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Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.

By : Gerard De Nerval

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Nothing can beat the smell of dew and flowers and the odor that comes out of the earth when the sun goes down.

By : Ethel Waters

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A weed is but an unloved flower.

By : Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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Letting a hundred flowers blossom and a hundred schools of thought contend is the policy for promoting the progress of the arts and the sciences and a flourishing culture in our land.

By : Mao Zedong

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It may be that which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet,' but I should be loath to see a rose on a maiden's breast substituted by a flower, however beautiful and fragrant it might be, that is went by the name of the skunk lily.

By : Alexander Henry

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Her body calculated to a millimeter to suggest a bud yet guarantee a flower.

By : F. Scott Fitzgerald

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When you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it's your world for the moment. I want to give that world to someone else. Most people in the city rush around so, they have no time to look at a flower. I want them to see it whether they want to or not.

By : Georgia O'Keeffe

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All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.

By : Abraham Lincoln

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What she did was to open our eyes to details of country life such as teaching us names of wild flowers and getting us to draw and paint and learn poetry.

By : Laurie Lee

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Children in a family are like flowers in a bouquet: there's always one determined to face in an opposite direction from the way the arranger desires.

By : Marcelene Cox

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The flower in the vase smiles, but no longer laughs.

By : Malcolm De Chazal

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