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Antonio Porchia Quotes and Sayings

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Flowers are without hope.
Because hope is tomorrow and flowers have no tomorrow.
- Antonio Porchia

Related topics: Nature

My poverty is not complete: it lacks me.
- Antonio Porchia

Whatever I take, I take too much or too little;
I do not take the exact amount.
The exact amount is no use to me.
- Antonio Porchia

He who goes step by step always finds himself level with a step.
- Antonio Porchia

 

If you do not raise your eyes you will think you are the highest point.
- Antonio Porchia

They will say you are on the wrong road,
if it is your own.
- Antonio Porchia

One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.
- Antonio Porchia

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I keep my hands empty for the sake of what I have had in them.
- Antonio Porchia

Set out from any point.
They are all alike.
They all lead to a point of departure.
- Antonio Porchia

Truth has very few friends and those few are suicides.
- Antonio Porchia

He who does not fill his world with phantoms remains alone.
- Antonio Porchia

You do not see the river of mourning because it lacks one tear of your own.
- Antonio Porchia

In a full heart there is room for everything,
and in an empty heart there is room for nothing.
- Antonio Porchia

If you are good to this one and that one,
this one and that one will say that you are good.
If you are good to everyone, no one will say that you are good.
- Antonio Porchia

Certainties are arrived at only on foot.
- Antonio Porchia

I stop wanting what I am looking for,
looking for it.
- Antonio Porchia

The chains that bind us the most closely are the ones we have broken.
- Antonio Porchia

I have been my own disciple and my own master.
And I have been a good disciple but a bad master.
- Antonio Porchia

What words say does not last.
The words last.
Because words are always the same, and what they say is never the same.
- Antonio Porchia

God has given a great deal to man, but man would like something from man.
- Antonio Porchia

He who does not know how to create should not know.
- Antonio Porchia

That in man which cannot be domesticated is not his evil but his goodness.
- Antonio Porchia

Infancy is what is eternal, and the rest,
all the rest, is brevity, extreme brevity.
- Antonio Porchia

Those who gave away their wings are sad not to see them fly.
- Antonio Porchia

He who has seen everything empty itself is close to
knowing what everything is filled with.
- Antonio Porchia

What we pay for with our lives never costs too much.
- Antonio Porchia

The children whom nobody leads by the hand are the
children who know they are children.
- Antonio Porchia

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen PHOTO

May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day.
May songbirds serenade you every step along the way.
May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue.
And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.
- Irish Blessing PHOTO

Give thanks for the rain in your life
which waters the flowers of your soul.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Sisters are different flowers from the same garden.
- Anonymous

Earth laughs in flowers.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Flowers are Nature's messengers -
reminders of an unspeakable beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We need to find God, and he cannot
be found in noise and restlessness.
God is the friend of silence.
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass-
grows in silence; see the stars,
the moon and the sun, how they move in silence...
We need silence to be able to touch souls.
- Mother Teresa

Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty
out-values all the utilities of the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I seldom think about my limitations,
and they never make me sad.
Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times;
but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers.
- Helen Keller

Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.
- Henry Ward Beecher

A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers,
looks around for a coffin.
- H. L. Mencken

Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

A wedding is just like a funeral
except that you get to smell your own flowers.
- Grace Hansen

Art is the unceasing effort to compete with the beauty of flowers -
and never succeeding.
- Gian Carlo Menotti

Let a hundred flowers bloom, let a hundred schools of thought contend.
- Mao Tse-Tung

People from a planet without flowers would think we
must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.
- Iris Murdoch

And the heart that is soonest awake to the flowers
is always the first to be touch'd by the thorns.
- Thomas Moore

Much education today is monumentally ineffective.
All too often we are giving young people cut flowers
when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.
- John W. Gardner

There are always flowers for those who want to see them.
- Henri Matisse

I take care of my flowers and my cats.
And enjoy food.
And that's living.
- Ursula Andress

Flowers always make people better, happier,
and more helpful; they are sunshine,
food and medicine for the soul.
- Luther Burbank

I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.
- Claude Monet

A wedding is a funeral where you smell your own flowers.
- Eddie Cantor

I'd never been in play long enough for the flowers
to die in the dressing room.
- Mercedes McCambridge

Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers
where I can walk undisturbed.
- Walt Whitman

Break open a cherry tree and there are no flowers,
but the spring breeze brings forth myriad blossoms.
- Ikkyu Sojun

From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in
them and that is eternity.
- Edvard Munch

Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light.
- Theodore Roethke

Help us to be ever faithful gardeners of the spirit,
who know that without darkness nothing comes to birth,
and without light nothing flowers.
- May Sarton

For myself I hold no preferences among flowers,
so long as they are wild, free, spontaneous.
Bricks to all greenhouses!
Black thumb and cutworm to the potted plant!
- Edward Abbey

Gardeners instinctively know that flowers and plants
are a continuum and that the wheel of garden history
will always be coming full circle.
- Francis Cabot Lowell

These flowers, which were splendid and sprightly,
waking in the dawn of the morning, in the evening will be a pitiful frivolity,
sleeping in the cold night's arms.
- Pedro Calderon de la Barca

At my age flowers scare me.
- George Burns

Letting a hundred flowers blossom and a hundred schools
of thought contend is the policy for promoting the
progress of the arts and the sciences and a flourishing culture in our land.
- Mao Zedong

True glory takes root, and even spreads;
all false pretences,
like flowers, fall to the ground; nor can any counterfeit last long.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Sell the public flowers...
things that they can hang on their walls without being uptight.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

I abhor a hoe.
I am fond of flowers but not of dirt,
and had rather buy them than cultivate them.
- Lyman Abbott

When I listen to music, I don't want to hear about flowers.
I like death and destruction.
- Jonathan Davis

The temple bell stops but I still hear the sound coming out of the flowers.
- Matsuo Basho

Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them.
- A. A. Milne

Flowers grow out of dark moments.
- Corita Kent

Flies, worms, and flowers exceed me still.
- Isaac Watts

Gather the flowers, but spare the buds.
- Andrew Marvell

Flowers are restful to look at.
They have neither emotions nor conflicts.
- Sigmund Freud


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