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Friends are flowers that never fade.
From the same flower the bee extracts honey and the wasp gall.
Grass is the forgiveness of nature – her constant benediction. Forests decay, harvests perish, flowers vanish, but grass is immortal.
He that plants thorns must never expect to gather roses.
He told them tales of bees and flowers, the ways of trees, and the strange creatures of the Forest, about the evil things and the good things, things friendly and things unfriendly, cruel things and kind things, and secrets hidden under brambles.
The Lord of the Rings – The Fellowship of the Ring
(About Tom Bombadil)
How doth the little busy bee
Improve each shining hour,
And gather honey all the day
From every opening flower!
If you would enjoy the fruit, pluck not the flower.
Look at a tree, a flower, a plant. Let your awareness rest upon it. How still they are, how deeply rooted in 'just being'. Allow nature to teach you stillness. When you look at a tree and perceive its stillness, you become still yourself.
Many flowers, few fruits.
Splendid! They used to go up like great lilies and snapdragons and laburnums of fire and hang in the twilight all evening!
The Hobbit – Chapter 1 – An Unexpected Party
(Bilbo Baggins describing the fireworks of Gandalf.)
The cherry blossom among flowers, the warrior among men.
The most fragrant of flowers are eaten by the green-fly.
The rose has its thorn, the peach its worm.
The rose has thorns only for those who would gather it.
The wise bee does not sip from a flower that has fallen.
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