Seeing the mud around a lotus is pessimism, seeing a lotus in the mud is optimism.
In the graveyard built on a garden. The death of Every flower added a little life to the heart of the corpses buried deep inside.
What magic is this?’ the muse says to the man. ‘A flower, a dream, a fairy-tale wish,’ the man says to his muse. The muse smiles.
Love in a night shall live and die,Love in a day shall wing and fly;Love in the Spring shall last an hour,Easily fade a spring-tide flower.
I want it said of me by those who knew me best, that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
The flower doth not worry, and the tree doth not waver.
Like a flower, feel yourself rise above and begin to open.
Every garden scheme should have a backbone, a central idea beautifully phrased. Every wall, path, stone and flower should have its relationship to the central idea.
A young bride is like a plucked flower but a guilty wife is like a flower that had been walked over.
How does the Meadow flower its bloom unfold? Because the lovely little flower is free down to its root, and in that freedom bold.