The flowery style is not unsuitable to public speeches or addresses, which amount only to compliment. The lighter beauties are in their place when there is nothing more solid to say
By : Voltaire
I wanted to know the name of every stone and flower and insect and bird and beast. I wanted to know where it got its color, where it got its life - but there was no one to tell me.
By : George Washington Carver
No sadder proof can be given by a man of his own littleness than disbelief in great men.
By : Thomas Carlyle
I'm sad to see the passing of the great drug warriors. I certainly did my part in that battle and I don't regret any of it.
By : Marc Maron
One of the sad commentaries on the way women are viewed in our society is that we have to fit one category. I have never felt that I had to be in one category.
By : Faye Wattleton
Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.
By : Ralph Waldo Emerson
All flowers in time bend towards the sun, I know you say there's no one for you, But here is one.
By : Jeff Buckley
With any group of people in life, sad things happen, and crazy things, and happy things. When you're in the public eye, it's just amplified, that's all.
By : Margot Kidder
I recently turned down a film that I didn't want my kids to see. Priorities shift. Sometimes I'm sad about that, but not enough to do anything about it.
By : Dianne Wiest