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«Big doesn't necessarily mean better. Sunflowers aren't better than violets.»
«Bring me then the plant that points to those bright Lucidites swirling up from the earth, And life itself exhaling that central breath! Bring me the sunflower crazed with the love of light»
Author: Eugenio Montale
, The Plant
«The sunflower is a favorite emblem of constancy»
«Every friend is to the other a sun, and a sunflower also. He attracts and follows.»
«Flowers have an expression of countenance as much as men and animals. Some seem to smile; some have a sad expression; some are pensive and diffident; others again are plain, honest and upright, like the broad-faced sunflower and the hollyhock.»
Author: Henry Ward Beecher
, much as
«As for marigolds, poppies, hollyhocks, and valorous sunflowers, we shall never have a garden without them, both for their own sake, and for the sake of old-fashioned folks, who used to love them.»
«The gaudy leonine sunflower Hangs black and barren on its stalk, And down the windy garden walk The dead leaves scatter,- hour by hour»
Author: Oscar Wilde
, barren of
, The Dead