"Glad that I live am I, that the sky is blue, glad for the country lanes, and the fallof dew" L. W. Reese)
"The thought that is beautiful is the thought to cherish. The word that is beautiful is worthy to endure." (B.Bailey)
"I took a day to search for God. And found Him not. But as I trod by rocky ledge, through woods untamed, I saw His footprint in the sod." (Bliss Carman)
"We who play under the pines, we who dance in the snow that shines blue in the light of the mon, sometimes halt as we go. Stand with our ears erect, our noses testing the air, to gaze at the golden world, behind the windows there." ( Elizabeth Coatsworth)Smoky and Spencer.................................
"My heart was once a garden by dim, enchanted trees, with hint of untouched violets and shy anenomes. (Noel Lane)
"It is only through the morning gate of the beautiful that you can penetrate into the realm of knowledge. That which we feel here as beauty we shall one day know as truth." (Schiller)Cordelia in her greenhouse.
"Back country roads,and cawing crows, stone walls with stiles going over, daisies, queen ann's lace, clocer, night tunes of crickets , frog songs, too, starched cotton cloth, the colour blue, bells that ring from white church steeple, friendly dogs and friendly people." (E. Ellen Long)
"In all ranks of life the human heart yearns for the beautiful, and the beautiful things that God makes are His gift to all alike. " (Harriet Beecher Stowe)
"Every child should know a hill, and the clean joy of running down its long slop with the wind in his hair. He should know a tree, the comfort of its cool lap of shade, and the supple strength of its arms......." (E. C. Joll)
"Today I have grown taller with walking with the trees the seven sister-poplars that go softly in a line, and I think my heart is whiter for its parley with a star, that trembled out at nightfall and hung above the pine." (Karle Wilson Baker)
"I cannot hold thee close enough thy winds, thy wide grey skies. Thy mists that roll and rise. My sould is all but out of me, let fall no burning leaf, prithee, let no bird call....." (Edna St. Vincent Millay)
"We are living in a world of beauty but how few of us open our eyes to see it! They are ours for the asking, all our own to have and to enjoy; if we only desire them enough." (Lorado Taft)