Men will believe what they see. I am not your fault. Pessimism kills the instinct that urges men to struggle against poverty, ignorance and crime, and dries up all the fountains of joy in the world. The mud speaks of the common ground that humans share, no matter what our stations in life. Year after year spring can't help seeming younger. And since flowers had to be distinguished from each other, they have attributed graceful analogies to them, dreamy images, pure and passionate names which perpetuate and harmonize in our minds the sensations of gentle charm and violent intoxication with which they inspire us.
And it's not serious, trying to understand why flowers go to such trouble to produce thorns that are good for nothing? When you tell them that you have made a new friend, they never ask you any questions about essential matters. Mercury was sent by Jupiter to carry off Io, and by telling long and wearisome stories to Argus at last succeeded in lulling him into so deep a sleep that he closed all his eyes. Most of us, like the man who lives on the bank of a river and watches the stream flow by, see only one phase of the movement of spring. I should like to live, whether I smile or grieve, Just to watch the happy life of my green things growing. A rose in the dark is poetry. Every limpid brook is singing Of the lure of April days; Every piney glen is ringing With the maddest roundelays. No matter how weary or dreary you may feel, you possess the certainty that, during the day that lies before you, absolutely anything may happen.
My nights are bright and starry, My days are long and clear And truly I'm the fairest, Of all months in the year. Here in the moving shadows I catch my breath and sing -- My heart is fresh and fearless And over-brimmed with spring. Have you a dream for going. When you are talking to your friends and family, or even your workmates, always wear a smile and look at the brighter side of things. How many brothers has he? Ah, if she does, how sweet a thing Her resurrection day in spring! Child, we've done our best.
Holland Women must try to do things as men have tried. And sweet the little breeze of melody The blackbord puffs upon the budding tree, While the wild poppy lights upon the lea And blazes 'mid the corn. One more touch of the bow, smell of the virginal Green - one more, and my bosom Feels new life with an ecstasy. Shall I ever forget that day? While yet Fair Aphrodite reigned, men seeking wide For some fair thing which should forever bide On earth, her beauteous memory to set In fitting frame that no age could forget, Her name in lovely April's name did hide, And leave it there, eternally allied To all the fairest flowers Spring did beget. Or are you the blind wind's blowing? I will touch a hundred flowers And not pick one.
The air one breathed was saturated with earthy smells, and the grass under foot had a reflection of the blue sky in it. Find Your Way Quotations about Butterflies Related Quotes The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough. But the local farmers have already planted thousands of seeds, and when they look at the bare hills, they may be able to see the sunflowers already. Not just another ordinary day, it is the day of new opportunities. Inspiring motivational sayings plus Jonathan's insights into life, relationships, and joyful living. A Flower Cannot Blossom Without Sunshine, And Man Cannot Live Without Love — Max Muller Max Muller compared man and his connection to love with a flower and its connection to sunshine.
This is a valuable collection of information, poetry, rituals, songs, and craft activities for seasonal celebrations. Forsythia blooms come and go in the blink of a yellow Eye, Then, suddenly, mysteriously, Green erupts; and we sigh. ~Susan Polis Shutz I'm a flower in a scrapbook dried as dry can be but beautiful in my colors a bookmark to eternity. ~Stephen King, 'Salem's Lot Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair. In order to grow and gain wisdom, first you must have the mud --- the obstacles of life and its suffering. ~Oliver Oldschool, The Port Folio New Series , 1807 December 12th, Philadelphia A rose in sunlight is nature. It's the same with spring.
You know how it is with an April day. It seems to me that the grass hates us when we confess our love for it. But if you so much as dare to speak, a cloud come over the sunlit arch, And wind comes off a frozen peak, And you're two months back in the middle of March. If we are to strive as human beings to gain more wisdom, more kindness and more compassion, we must have the intention to grow as a lotus and open each petal one by one. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. ~Henry Beecher, Life Thoughts, 1858 Earth laughs in flowers. Man loved the birds and invented cages.
If such a song were mine! We're told we should be thankful For the kiss of April showers As it washes all the grass clean And prepares the soil for flowers. Here the only movement I am conscious of is that of the trees shooting forth their first sprays of bright green, and of the tulips expanding the radiant beauty of their flaming globes, and the only sound I hear is the blackbird's song -- the liquid softly gurgling notes that seem to well up spontaneously from an infinite joy, an infinite peace, at the heart of nature and bring a message not from some remote Heaven of the Sky or Future, but the Heaven that is Here, beneath our feet, even beneath the exquisite texture of our own skins, the joy, the peace, at the Heart of the Mystery which is Man. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature—the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter. This is the law of nature. He came close to him, and put his hand upon his shoulder. But now the silent succession suggests nothing but necessity.
~George William Francis, The Favorites of the Flower Garden, 1844 Ah, Rose! Roosevelt Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing. No man can heed all of these anniversaries; no man can ignore all of them. Sunflowers are cheery and happy flowers that make you feel better instantly whenever you look at them. Things in bud bring, in the heat of a June noontide, the recollection of the loveliest days of the year - those days of May when all is suggested, nothing yet fulfilled. Murrow The highest result of education is tolerance. Our dearest and deepest joys are not those which we have in the glare of publicity, but those which cluster round about us in the home. We adults, on the other hand, have outgrown them and have to lower ourselves to stoop down to them.