March 7, 2010

Quotable Sunday~Flowers

Are you all waiting for the flowers too? I am so ready! I found the first little wild flower in my yard yesterday and just had to dance. Yes I danced right there! I can't wait for Easter either. It is my favorite time of year!!!

Earth laughs in flowers. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Hamatreya"

People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us. ~Iris Murdoch, A Fairly Honourable Defeat

Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty out values all the utilities of the world. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1844

Look at us, said the violets blooming at her feet, all last winter we slept in the seeming death but at the right time God awakened us, and here we are to comfort you. ~Edward Payson Rod

If dandelions were hard to grow, they would be most welcome on any lawn. ~Andrew Mason

And my favorite....

If you've never been thrilled to the very edges of your soul by a flower in spring bloom, maybe your soul has never been in bloom. ~Audra Foveo

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  1. Oh I am so ready for Spring!! Lovely quotes today, the last one is my favorite too!

  2. Here is another quote:
    Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower. ~Hans Christian Andersen

  3. love the one about life and flowers