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a new plant breaks the ground with great difficulty...
so must we sometimes push
against difficulty in bringing forth our dreams. - I Ching
feeds the body indeed, But flowers also feed the soul. - The Koran
most beautiful thing in the world, is, of course, the world itself.
There is more to life than increasing its speed. - Gandhi
that grows is always more beautiful to look at than anything which is built.
- Lin Yu Tang
The finest qualities of our nature, like the bloom on fruits, can be preserved only
most delicate handling. Yet we do not treat ourselves nor one another thus
tenderly. - Henry David Thoreau
All things share the same breath -- the beast, the tree, the man...
shares its spirit with all the life it supports. - Chief Seattle
If you keep a green bough in your heart, the singing bird will come. - Chinese
came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud
was more painful than the
risk it took to blossom. - Anais Nin
human soul needs actual beauty more than bread." - D.H. Lawrence
yet, down under the frozen crusts,
at the roots of the trees, the secret
life was still safe,
warm as the blood in one's heart;
and the spring would
Oh, it would come again!"
at last I took time to look into the heart of a flower,
it opened up a whole new
world... as if a window had been opened to let in the sun."
Grace of Monaco
Every blade of grass has its angel that bends
over it and whispers, "grow,
- The Talmud