— John O'Donohue Irish writer, priest and philosopher 1956 - 2008
— Johanna Spyri, könyv Heidi
— Sara Teasdale American writer and poet 1884 - 1933
"Evening: New York"
Flame and Shadow (1920)
— Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon Canadian writer 1829 - 1879
from A Canadian Summer Evening
— Ray Bradbury, könyv All Summer in a Day
Forrás: All Summer in a Day
— Thich Nhat Hanh Religious leader and peace activist 1926
— Buddy de Sylva American musician 1895 - 1950
Song: April Showers
„The desert weed lives on, but the flower of spring blooms and wilts. Such grace, such dignity, such a tragedy.“
— Khaled Hosseini, könyv The Kite Runner
Változat: The desert weed lives on, but the flower of spring blooms and wilts.
Forrás: The Kite Runner
— John Keats English Romantic poet 1795 - 1821
"Faery Songs", I (1818)
Kontextus: 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.
„Pale purple as the bloom on a ripe plum, veined with the gold of late flowering gorse, set with small slender birches, just turning yellow, with red-berried rowans and thicket of bracken, the heath lay steeped in sunshine.“
— Flora Thompson English author and poet 1876 - 1947
Forrás: Heatherly, Chapter 1
„Let the children play
And sit like flowers upon thy grave
And crown with flowers,—that hardly have
A briefer blooming-tide than they.“
— Francis Turner Palgrave English poet and critic 1824 - 1897
"A Danish Barrow".
„How does the Meadow-flower its bloom unfold?
Because the lovely little flower is free
Down to its root, and, in that freedom, bold.“
— William Wordsworth English Romantic poet 1770 - 1850
A Poet!—He Hath Put His Heart to School, l. 9 (1842).
„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
Lyrics, I am...
„Three things see no end-
A flower blighted ere it bloomed,
A message that was wasted,
And a journey that was doomed.“
— Mercedes Lackey, könyv By the Sword
Forrás: By the Sword
„at night we glimpsed the flowers blooming between women's legs
but we were vegetarians and misogynists“
— Lajos Kassák, The Horse Dies the Birds Fly Away
"A ló meghal a madarak kirepülnek" ("The Horse Dies the Birds Fly Away"), 1922, translated by Edwin Morgan.
„Pure at heart: to be like a flower that blooms as gloriously, brilliantly in a secluded wild wood, not seen and praised.“
— Vanna Bonta Italian-American writer, poet, inventor, actress, voice artist (1958-2014) 1958 - 2014
Rewards of Passion (Sheer Poetry) (1981)
„When we see the Beloved in each person, it's like walking through a garden, watching flowers bloom all around us.“
— Ram Dass American contemporary spiritual teacher and the author of the 1971 book Be Here Now 1931 - 2019