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Big doesn't necessarily mean better. Sunflowers aren't better than violets. (Quote by - Edna Ferber)

The violets were past their prime, Yet their departing breath Was sweeter, in the blast of death, Than all the lavish fragrance of the time. (Quote by - James Montgomery Boice)

A vi'let on the meadow grew, That no one saw, that no one knew, It was a modest flower. A shepherdess pass'd by that way-- Light footed, pretty and so gay; That way she came, Softly warbling forth her lay. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

A violet by a mossy stone Half hidden from the eye! Fair as a star when only one Is shining in the sky. (Quote by - William Wordsworth)

Oh! faint delicious spring-time violet, Thine odor like a key, Turns noiselessly in memory's wards to let A thought of sorrow free. (Quote by - William Wetmore Story)

When beechen buds begin to swell, And woods the blue-bird's warble know, The yellow violet's modest bell Peeps from the last year's leaves below. (Quote by - William Cullen Bryant)

The smell of violets, hidden in the green, Pour'd back into my empty soul and frame The times when I remembered to have been Joyful and free from blame. (Quote by - Lord Alfred Tennyson)

Welcome, maids of honor, You doe bring In the spring, And wait upon her. (Quote by - Robert Herrick)

Violets spring in the soft May shower. (Quote by - William Cullen Bryant)

Everything about Florence seems to be colored with a mild violet, like diluted wine. (Quote by - Henry James)

Deep violets, you liken to The kindest eyes that look on you, Without a thought disloyal. (Quote by - Elizabeth Barrett Browning)

The violets in the mountains have broken the rocks. (Quote by - Tennessee Williams)

Hath the pearl less whiteness Because of its birth? Hath the violet less brightness For growing near earth? (Quote by - Thomas Moore)

The violet thinks, with her timid blue eye, To pass for a blossom enchantingly shy. (Quote by - Frances Sargent Osgood)

The violets thinks, with her timid blue eye, To pass for a blossom enchantingly shy. (Quote by - Frances S. Osgood)

Steals timidly away, Shrinking as violets do in summer's ray. (Quote by - Thomas Moore)

In kindly showers and sunshine bud The branches of the dull gray wood; Out from its sunned and sheltered nooks The blue eye of the violet looks. (Quote by - John Greenleaf Whittier)

We are violets blue, For our sweetness found Careless in the mossy shades, Looking on the ground. Love's dropp'd eyelids and a kiss,-- Such our breath and blueness is. (Quote by - Leigh Hunt)

Winds wanders, and dews drip earthward; Rains fall, suns rise and set; Earth whirls, and all but to prosper A poor little violet. (Quote by - James Russell Lowell)

Again the violet of our early days Drinks beauteous azure from the golden sun, And kindles into fragrance at his blaze. (Quote by - Ebenezer Elliott)

Stars will blossom in the darkness, Violets bloom beneath the snow. (Quote by - Julia C.R. Dorr)

The sweet sound, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odor! (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Who are the violets now That strew the green lap of the new-come spring? (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Violets dim, But sweeter than the lids of Juno's eyes, Or Cytherea's breath. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

The violet is a nun. (Quote by - Thomas Hood)


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