Wildflowers are the stuff of my heart!
Where flowers bloom, so does hope.
Flowers in the city are like lipstick on a woman-it just makes you look better to have a little color.
Native plants give us a sense of where we are in this great land of ours. I want Texas to look like Texas and Vermont to look like Vermont.
Become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid.
I believe that one of the great problems for us as individuals is the depression and the tension resulting from existence in a world which is increasingly less pleasing to the eye.
Every living person and thing responds to beauty. We all thirst for it. We receive strength and renewal by seeing stirring and satisfying sites.
Walk away from it until you're stronger, All your problems will be there when you get back, but you'll be better able to cope.
While the spirit of neighborliness was important on the frontier because neighbors were so few, it is even more important now because our neighbors are so many.
Then there's the joy of getting your desk clean, and knowing that all your letters are answered, and you can see the wood on it again.
My heart found its home long ago in the beauty, mystery, order and disorder of the flowering earth. I wanted future generations to be able to savor what I had all my life.
The challenge we now face is to build on the record of the past, to continue accepting new responsibilities and seeking new opportunities to serve.
I was keenly aware that I had a unique opportunity, a front row seat, on an unfolding story and nobody else was going to see it from quite the vantage point that I saw it.
The environment is where we all meet; where all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share.
There is much the government can do and should do to improve the environment. But even more important is the individual who plants a tree or cleans a corner of neglect. For it is the individual who himself benefits, and also protects a heritage of beauty for his children and future generations.
Any committee is only as good as the most knowledgeable, determined and vigorous person on it. There must be somebody who provides the flame.
The first lady is, and always has been, an unpaid public servant elected by one person, her husband.
It's odd that you can get so anesthetized by your own pain or your own problem that you don't quite fully share the hell of someone close to you.
Art is the window to man's soul. Without it, he would never be able to see beyond his immediate world; nor could the world see the man within.
Perhaps no place in any community is so totally democratic as the town library. The only entrance requirement is interest.
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