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New Britain, Papua New Guinea
As a new plant breaks the ground with great difficulty...
so must we sometimes push against difficulty in bringing forth our dreams.
- I Ching

Bogota Street Market
Bread feeds the body indeed, But flowers also feed the soul. - The Koran

Tanjung Rhu Reflections - Langkawi
The most beautiful thing in the world, is, of course, the world itself.

There is more to life than increasing its speed.
- Gandhi

Beach Flowers - Vabinfaru, North Male' Atoll, Maldives
Anything that grows is always more beautiful to look at than anything which is built. - Lin Yu Tang

Kilmore, Australia

The finest qualities of our nature, like the bloom on fruits, can be preserved only by the
most delicate handling. Yet we do not treat ourselves nor one another thus tenderly.
- Henry David Thoreau

Weilburg an der Lahn
All things share the same breath -- the beast, the tree, the man...
the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
- Chief Seattle

Bradford Pear Blossom in Cynthia's Yard If you keep a green bough in your heart, the singing bird will come. - Chinese Proverb

Lilies on a Sunny Spring Day at Hidcote
There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud
was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
- Anais Nin

Savusavu, Fiji Beach Scene
"The human soul needs actual beauty more than bread." - D.H. Lawrence

Tulips in Amsterdam

"And yet, down under the frozen crusts,
at the roots of the trees, the secret
of life was still safe,
warm as the blood in one's heart;
and the spring would come again!
Oh, it would come again!"
-Willa Cather

Tulum, Yucatan, Mexico







"When 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."
- Princess Grace of Monaco

Red Torch Ginger - Dominica







Every blade of grass has its angel that bends over it and whispers, "grow, grow."
- The Talmud


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