Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. – Rachel Carson
When we come upon beautiful things . . . they act like small tears in the surface of the world that pull us through to some vaster space. – Elaine Scarry, On Beauty and Being Just
Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them. – A.A. Milne (via Eeyore) One of our sisters considers pampas grass to be a nuisance, and rather large weeds. I’ve always found it pretty to look at. It’s that way sometimes, weeds ….