A Quote by Henry David Thoreau on flower, beauty, sweetness, courage, purity, strength, and smell

So behave that the odor of your actions may enhance the general sweetness of the atmosphere, that when we behold or scent a flower, we may not be reminded how inconsistent your deeds are with it; for all odor is but one form of advertisement of a moral quality, and if fair actions had not been performed, the lily would not smell sweet. The foul slime stands for the sloth and vice of man, the decay of humanity; the fragrant flower that springs from it, for the purity and courage which are immortal.

Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)

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A Quote by Helen Adams Keller on smell and senses

Smell is a potent wizard that transports you across thousands of miles and all the years you have lived.

Helen Keller (1880 - 1968)

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A Quote by George Eliot on lies, truth, arrogance, scorn, and smell

The scornful nostril and the high head gather not the odors that lie on the track of truth.

George Eliot (1819 - 1880)

Source: Felix Holt, the Radical

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