„Surely, no one hoped for so many things.
Hold the flowers close to your heart;
they may someday bloom.“
— Ayumi Hamasaki Japanese recording artist, lyricist, model, and actress 1978
A Song Is Born
— Thich Nhat Hanh Religious leader and peace activist 1926
— John O'Donohue Irish writer, priest and philosopher 1956 - 2008
— Sara Teasdale American writer and poet 1884 - 1933
"Evening: New York"
— Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon Canadian writer 1829 - 1879
from A Canadian Summer Evening
— Ray Bradbury, All Summer in a Day
— John Keats English Romantic poet 1795 - 1821
Context: Shed no tear! O shed no tear! The flower will bloom another year. Weep no more! O weep no more! Young buds sleep in the root's white core. "Faery Songs", I (1818)
„Where are the flowers, the beautiful flowers,
That haunted your homes and your hearts in the spring?
Where is the sunshine of earlier hours?
Where is the music the birds used to bring?“
— Letitia Elizabeth Landon English poet and novelist 1802 - 1838
(9th May 1829) Change (20th June 1829) Fame : An Apologue See The Vow of the Peacock, as The Three Brothers (29th August 1829) First Grave See The Vow of the Peacock as The Single Grave (29th May 1830) The Festival See The Vow of the Peacock (21st August 1830) The Aspen Tree See The Vow of the Peacock (21st August 1830) Follow Me! See The Vow of the Peacock
„You know the wild flowers suit your hair:
Place hands full of the purple bloom
Of loosestrife, glad of such soft doom,
And tender-toned narcissus there“
— Edward Andrade English physicist 1887 - 1971
Poem Fate and the Little Flowers