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A Stroll in the Garden

“An idealist is one who, on noticing that a rose smells better than a cabbage, concludes that it makes a better soup.” ― H.L. Mencken, A Book of Burlesques

Cornflower/Batchelor Button

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Columbine

“Charisma is the fragrance of soul.” ― Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

Columbine

“The light of compassion opens the petals of the heart. When the petals of the heart unfold fragrance spreads across the valley.” ― Amit Ray, Nonviolence: The Transforming Power

Rose

“A good fragrance is really a powerful cocktail of memories and emotion.” ― Jeffrey Stepakoff, The Orchard

Rose

“When we lift our hands in praise and worship, we break spiritual jars of perfume over Jesus. The fragrance of our praise fills the whole earth and touches the heart of God.” ― Dennis Ignatius

Allium

“Smell is an invitation to a journey: it allows us to leave the ordinary course of things and go on a trip, to absent ourselves.” ― Mandy Aftel, Fragrant: The Secret Life of Scent

Fireweed

“Maybe you’re not perfect, but you certainly are not unworthy. You are beautiful. A flower with a petal still unfurled does not lack in fragrance.” ― Mona Soorma, Soul Food And Instant Karma

Fireweed

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A Stroll in the Garden

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”
― Anne Frank, Anne Frank’s Tales from the Secret Annex: A Collection of Her Short Stories, Fables, and Lesser-Known Writings

Cornflower/Batchelor Button/Allium

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Allium

“Accept yourself, love yourself, and keep moving forward. If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down.” ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

Love-in-a-Mist/Nigella

“Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.” ― Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

Love-in-a-Mist/Nigella

“Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.” ― Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

Columbine

“What day is it?” asked Pooh.
“It’s today,” squeaked Piglet.
“My favorite day,” said Pooh.”
― A.A. Milne

Goats Beard

“You’ll never find a rainbow if you’re looking down.” ― Charlie Chaplin

Peony

“We’ll never survive!”
“Nonsense. You’re only saying that because no one ever has.” ― William Goldman, The Princess Bride

Coral Bells

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A Stroll in the Garden

“Of all the words of mice and men, the saddest are, “It might have been.” ― Kurt Vonnegut

Cornflower/Batchelor Button

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Rose

“The only calibration that counts is how much heart people invest, how much they ignore their fears of being hurt or caught out or humiliated. And the only thing people regret is that they didn’t live boldly enough, that they didn’t invest enough heart, didn’t love enough. Nothing else really counts at all.”
― Ted Hughes, Letters of Ted Hughes

Peony

“We all make mistakes, have struggles, and even regret things in our past. But you are not your mistakes, you are not your struggles, and you are here NOW with the power to shape your day and your future.”
― Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

Coral Bells

“One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself.”
― Shannon L. Alder

Bleeding Heart

“We don’t have to be defined by the things we did or didn’t do in our past. Some people allow themselves to be controlled by regret. Maybe it’s a regret, maybe it’s not. It’s merely something that happened. Get over it.” ― Pittacus Lore, I Am Number Four

Bleeding Heart

“We all do things we desperately wish we could undo. Those regrets just become part of who we are, along with everything else. To spend time trying to change that, well, it’s like chasing clouds.” ― Libba Bray

Goats Beard

“Make it a rule of life never to regret and never to look back. Regret is an appalling waste of energy; you can’t build on it; it’s only good for wallowing in.” ― Katherine Mansfield

Pansy

“My dad used to say that living with regrets was like driving a car that only moved in reverse.” ― Jodi PicoultHouse Rules

Allium

“Speak when you’re angry, and you’ll make the best speech you’ll ever regret.” ― Lawrence J. Peter

Allium

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A Stroll in the Garden

“There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.”
― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

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Cornflower/Batchelor Button

“Fear doesn’t shut you down; it wakes you up.” ― Veronica Roth, Divergent

Peony

“Fear cuts deeper than swords.” ― George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones

Marguerite Daisy

“There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.” ― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

Jupiter's Beard

“We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.” ― Plato

Coral Bells

“No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.” ― C.S. Lewis, A Grief Observed

Coral Bells

“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” ― Nelson Mandela

Columbine

“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” ― Marie Curie

“It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.” ― Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

Rose

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A Stroll in the Garden

The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do. -Kobe Bryant

Marguerite Daisy

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Marguerite Daisy

If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything. I’m positive that a doer makes mistakes. -John Wooden

Salvia

It’s a wonderful thing to be optimistic. It keeps you healthy and it keeps you resilient. -Daniel Kahneman

Salvia

You cannot have a positive life and a negative mind. -Joyce Meyer

Columbine

In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision. -Dalai Lama

Columbine

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow. -Helen Keller

Batchelor Button/Cornflower

Say and do something positive that will help the situation; it doesn’t take any brains to complain. -Robert A. Cook

Batchelor Button/Cornflower

It’s your outlook on life that counts. If you take yourself lightly and don’t take yourself too seriously, pretty soon you can find the humor in our everyday lives. And sometimes it can be a lifesaver. -Betty White

Columbine

Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, and its power of endurance – the cheerful man will do more in the same time, will do it; better, will preserve it longer, than the sad or sullen. -Thomas Carlyle

Columbine

Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you’re going to live your life. -Joel Osteen

Allium

Love yourself. It is important to stay positive because beauty comes from the inside out. -Jenn Proske

Allium

In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive. -Lee Iacocca

Allium

I was blessed with certain gifts and talents and God gave them to me to be the best person I can be and to have a positive impact on other people. -Bryan Clay

Allium

So long as you’ve got your friends about you, and a good positive attitude, you don’t really have to care what everyone else thinks. -Gail Porter

Columbine

A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events and outcomes. It is a catalyst and it sparks extraordinary results. -Wade Boggs

Columbine

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