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
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.
By : Henry Walter Bates
I played around with the flowers and the lighting, so that was a good way to educate myself.
By : Robert Mapplethorpe
Just living is not enough... one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.
By : Hans Christian Anderson
Arranging a bowl of flowers in the morning can give a sense of quiet in a crowded day - like writing a poem or saying a prayer.
By : Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Now I believe that lovers should be draped in flowers and laid entwined together on a bed of clover and left there to sleep, left there to dream of their happiness.
By : Conor Oberst
Art is the unceasing effort to compete with the beauty of flowers - and never succeeding.
By : Gian Carlo Menotti
One way or another, we all have to find what best fosters the flowering of our humanity in this contemporary life, and dedicate ourselves to that.
By : Joseph Campbell