Perfume Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Perfume

#1. He's the path lined with wildflowers, And I'm Red Riding Hood. I've been warned, but I just can't resist the blossom and perfume that calls me over. - Author: Liz Reinhardt
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#2. I never had a plan. I have to say, I'm very shocked when people start a company and say, 'In five years I want to launch a perfume, or in 10 years I want to have this.' How can you know? - Author: Christian Louboutin
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#3. Perfume is a story in odors, sometimes a poetry of memory - Author: Jean-Claude Ellena
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#4. Apart from blunt truth, our lives sink decadently amid the perfume of hints and suggestions. - Author: Alfred North Whitehead
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#5. The syrup of lilies hangs thick and sweet in the air, its cloying scent the traditional mask of death and rebirth: ashes and incense, rain and dirt, and something like rosin. It's the scent Hector associates with God. The scent of heavenly things. - Author: Kimberly Morgan
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#6. Ould smell the peppery-sweet perfume of pinks - Author: Kate Atkinson
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#7. Our town was small enough that I never developed a healthy fear of strangers. To me, they were exciting things, gift-wrapped and full of possibilities, the sweet smell of somewhere else wafting from them like perfume. - Author: April Genevieve Tucholke
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#8. An hour later, Amina stood at a pay phone in a mall hallway, where poop and perfume and the grease from the food court formed the kind of atmosphere you might find in Jupiter's red spot - Author: Mira Jacob
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#9. The appeal of perfume is that it is at once ephemeral and empowering. It creates a shimmering invisible armor that lingers in a room long after its wearer has gone and infuses our imagination with a subtle power, hinting at a hidden identity. - Author: Mary Gaitskill
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#10. Charm is to a woman what perfume is to a flower. - Author: Evan Esar
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#11. Also her perfume, which mingled with the crisp air off the lake below, creating an intoxicating mixture of damp earth and leaves and water and girl. Not woman, in Sully's opinion. Girl. - Author: Richard Russo
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#12. Chanel No. 5 is my perfume when I'm feeling like a lady. It's old-school and warm - and it reminds me of my mom. - Author: Phoebe Tonkin
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#13. As a little girl growing up in Southside Jamaica Queens, if anyone would've told me I'd have my own perfume one day, and be able to inspire young black girls everywhere, to go into Macy's or Nordstrom's and see their face staring back at them - I wouldn't believe them. - Author: Nicki Minaj
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#14. If time, so fleeting, must like humans die, let it be filled with good food and good talk, and then embalmed in the perfumes of conviviality. - Author: M.F.K. Fisher
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#15. I don't really wear perfume. I use Victoria's Secret sometimes. They have this Coconut Passion spray. But fragrances can give me a bit of a headache. - Author: Kylie Jenner
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#16. It's a battered old suitcase to a hotel someplace, and a wound that will never heal. No prima donna, the perfume is on an old shirt that is stained with blood and whiskey. Goodnight to the street sweepers, the night watchmen flame keepers and goodnight, Matilda, too. - Author: Tom Waits
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#17. As they walked, it seemed almost every building had some similar contrivance as decoration, adorning the street in a cacophony of clangs, bangs and whirs. The street's surroundings danced with steam and smoke, the scent of oil and grease its perfume. - Author: A.F. Stewart
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#18. I detest heavy perfume and shrill voices. - Author: Renee Vivien
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#19. Odors have a power of persuasion stronger than that of words, appearances, emotions, or will. The persuasive power of an odor cannot be fended off, it enters into us like breath into our lungs, it fills us up, imbues us totally. There is no remedy for it. - Author: Patrick Suskind
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#20. . . . she had always the power of suggesting things much lovelier than herself, as the perfume of a single flower may call up the whole sweetness of spring. - Author: Willa Cather
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#21. In the depths of a man's being there was something that responded with a quack to such perfume. Quack! - Author: Saul Bellow
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#22. E'en the rough rocks with tender myrtle bloom, and trodden weeds send out a rich perfume. - Author: Joseph Addison
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#23. Don't save your good wine/perfume/cutlery for a special moment. That moment is already here. - Author: Kendall Talbot
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#24. Can anyone remember love? It's like trying to summon up the smell of roses in a cellar. You might see a rose, but never the perfume. - Author: Arthur Miller
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#25. The lights of London are burning bright across my retinas like we finally got our fireworks and I'm greedily breathing in Thea's perfume as it clings to my receptors and she wraps my soul in a heart-shaped box. - Author: Andrew James
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#26. Sweet desert rose
Each of her veils, a secret promise
This desert flower
No sweet perfume ever tortured me more than this - Author: Sting
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#27. Kerosene," he said, because the silence had lengthened, "is nothing but perfume to me. - Author: Ray Bradbury
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#28. If you are shopping for common stocks, choose them the way you would buy groceries, not the way you would buy perfume. - Author: Benjamin Graham
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#29. I love Serge Lutens orange blossom perfume; my mom got it for me. It's my favorite. It just smells clean. - Author: Gia Coppola
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#30. Prosperity is like perfume, it often makes the head ache. - Author: Margaret Cavendish
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#31. Perfume is a form of writing, an ink, a choice made in the first person, the dot on the i, a weapon, a courteous gesture, part of the instant, a consequence. - Author: Serge Lutens
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#32. No family is safe when I sashay, - Author: Perfume Genius
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#33. To make a perfume, take some rose water and wash your hands in it, then take a lavender flower and rub it with your palms, and you will achieve the desired effect - Author: Leonardo Da Vinci
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#34. I've been told my whole life that I've got all the power. But it's only now that I'm beginning to believe it. My days of selling junk food and perfume are over. If the world is going to listen to me, I better start saying things that are worth hearing. - Author: Megan McCafferty
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#35. Perfume is a note of woman's individuality. It is the last touch to her look. - Author: Christian Dior
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#36. I moved forward in the trace of their footsteps as in a waking dream where the scent of a newly blown poppy is no longer a perfume but a blossoming: where the deep red of a maple leaf in autumn is no longer a colour but a grace; where a country is no longer a place but a lullaby. - Author: Kim Thuy
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#37. I work in grand halls and bedchambers with wine and perfume. Not in dark alleyways with cloaks and knives. I don't like knives. I don't even own a knife. And my cloaks are far too expensive to risk bloodying. - Author: Jim Butcher
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#38. Sandalwood, tagara, lotus, jasmine - the fragrance of virtue is unrivalled by such kinds of perfume. - Author: Gautama Buddha
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#39. The scent of book leather and lemons enveloped him, and his head went light. Books and clean woman. Had God ever divined a more perfect perfume? - Author: Kristen Callihan
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#40. Men do change, and change comes like a little wind that ruffles the curtains at dawn, and it comes like the stealthy perfume of wildflowers hidden in the grass. - Author: John Steinbeck
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#41. The smell of perfume left behind. There's not a word for that in English, but Colin knew the French word: sillage. - Author: John Green
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#42. Papa," Alessandro said, his eyes closing. "She swims nude in the sea. She carries a pistol. And she wears perfume that makes me dizzy. Sometimes I go to the garden gate and smell the handle, because, when she touches it, the perfume stays. - Author: Mark Helprin
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#43. Death is the opening of a more subtle life. In the flower, it sets free the perfume; in the chrysalis, the butterfly; in man, the soul. - Author: Juliette Adam
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#44. When two friends understand each other totally, the words are soft and strong like an orchid's perfume. - Author: Sara Jeannette Duncan
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#45. 'Jitterbug Perfume' is one of my favorite books. - Author: Kristin Gore
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#46. Even though she had an overbite and the shakes, she was six feet tall and beautiful, and not like a statue or a perfume advertisement, but in a realistic way, like how a truck or a pizza is beautiful at the moment you want it most. - Author: J. Ryan Stradal
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#47. Our foyer has a funny smell that doesn't smell like anyplace else. I don't know what the hell it is. It isn't cauliflower and it isn't perfume - I don't know what the hell it is - but you always know you're home. - Author: J.D. Salinger
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#48. Perfume puts the finishing touch to elegance - a detail that subtly underscores the look, an invisible extra that completes a man and a woman's personality. Without it there is something missing. - Author: Gianni Versace
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#49. Her perfume or soap or whatever it was reminded him of sandalwood and something else.
Oh, right ... orgasms. - Author: J.R. Ward
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#50. If you wear a different perfume every day, I do not recognize you. - Author: Oscar De La Renta
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#51. Perfumes, colours and sounds echo one another. - Author: Charles Baudelaire
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#52. She knew now why she had come up here. It was so that she might feel like this - as if she was upheld far away from things - as if she had left everything behind - almost as if she had fallen awake again. There was no perfume in the air, but all was still and sweet and clear. - Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett
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#53. You should put scent where you like to be kissed. - Author: Catherine Deneuve
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#54. Wrap fish fillets, sliced veggies, and other quick-cooking items inside foil packets with bundles of fresh herbs and throw them directly on the grill; the steam will release the herb's perfume and flavor anything contained inside the pouch. - Author: Emeril Lagasse
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#55. I love walking into a closet and smelling lingering perfume, so I always spray my clothes. And at the end of the bottle, when the atomizer no longer reaches the tiny little dribble that is left, I unscrew the top and pour the remainder onto a t-shirt or dress. - Author: Sarah Jessica Parker
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#56. Standing in this glittering room with the music in the background and the press and hum of scores of people, the clink of glasses, the faint smells of warmth, champagne, stiff material and sometimes of flowers and perfume, - Author: Anne Perry
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#57. Mary took about a pint of pure nard, an expensive perfume; she poured it on Jesus' feet and wiped his feet with her hair. JOHN 12:3 - Author: Anne Graham Lotz
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#58. I'm not sure what it was or where she sprayed it, but her scent will be the end of the life I loved. And I will find comfort in the simpleness of sitting with her on a Saturday afternoon with nothing else to do. - Author: Darnell Lamont Walker
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#59. I wanted to only create a great perfume, not any perfume that would sell, but a great artistic one that the fans would not feel cheated by. - Author: Lady Gaga
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#60. Perfume heralds a woman's arrival and prolongs her departure. - Author: Coco Chanel
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#61. Water stains like liver spots dotted the floors, ceiling, and walls while the smell of warm wood rot hung in the air thick like an old whore's perfume. - Author: Matt Abraham
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#62. Garlic, like perfume, must be used with discretion and on the proper occasions. - Author: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
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#63. Silent as a flower, her face fell in dismay, aware that the ghost of lust ate and left, sensing that there was a different scent of perfume consuming the room, and that she had numbered and counted the he loves me, he loves me not of each petal, where the lifeless dust had settle. - Author: Anthony Liccione
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#64. My writing routine is everyday I put a record on, the same one since 20 years. Then I burn a stick of incense, I put perfume here on the insides of my soles, I paint my left testicle red, and I write. - Author: Alejandro Jodorowsky
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#65. But she actually was glad to have identified the one thing about Jasper she'd change, because it was similar to realizing what you'd forgotten to take on a trip, and if it was only perfume, as opposed to your driver's license, you were relieved. - Author: Curtis Sittenfeld
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#66. Perfume is the art that makes memory speak - Author: Francis Kurkdjian
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#67. Poems ... are perfume bottles momentarily unstopped - what they release is volatile and will vanish, and yet it can be released again, - Author: Jane Hirshfield
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#68. Coffe is the perfume of morning. - Author: Charlaine Harris
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#69. She hated perfume. It was a cover for poor hygiene or for body shame. Clean people never aspired to the floral. - Author: Lauren Groff
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#70. Don't talk about it. The rose doesn't have to propagate its perfume. It just gives it forth, and people are drawn to it. Live it, and people will come to see the source of your power. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#71. He had preserved the best part of her and made it his own: the principle of her scent. - Author: Patrick Suskind
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#72. The perfume of natures does not usually come forth without bruising. - Author: Sarah Knowles Bolton
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#73. Such actions are beyond praise: it is the perfume of such sweet and noble human sympathy that makes this wild beasts' cage a world habitable for men. - Author: Frank Harris
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#74. Love, that is day and night - love, that is sun and moon and stars, Love, that is crimson, sumptuous, sick with perfume, no other words but words of love, no other thought but love. - Author: Walt Whitman
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#75. Before every show, I have to put perfume on. I know the crowd's not necessarily going to smell me, but when I smell good, I feel like I can dominate the room. - Author: Rita Ora
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#76. A jar of wine so priceless did not deserve to die. and
Never think of leaving perfume or wines to your heir. Administer these youself and let him have the money. - Author: Martial
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#77. I hope that the women who wear my perfume will have men all over them. - Author: Reem Acra
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#78. When the smell of her perfume, something that reminded him of faint spicy blossoms and spring, wasn't wreathed in a cloud around him.
Maybe it was magic. Was she one of the creatures from the many Scottish tales his nurse had told him as a child? - Author: Karen Ranney
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#79. A woman's perfume tells more about her than her handwriting. - Author: Christian Dior
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#80. Advertisers like that because they want you to feel their product isn't normal - this perfume isn't normal, this set of lingerie isn't normal. The irony is that they are appealing to normal people to buy the product because they want them to identify with an exotic life that they don't lead. - Author: Cary Cooper
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#81. No perfume. Because I want to know how you smell - right off the bat. Don't mask it up. I need to know how you smell because I need to know how we connect. A smell is a big thing. Pheromones. Don't cover that. - Author: Chris D'Elia
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#82. In those days, the smell of leather and blood had clung to him like perfume. Now it was perfume that clung to him like perfume, - Author: George R R Martin
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#83. Warmth, perfume, rugs, soft lights, books. They do not appease me. I am aware of time passing, of all the world contains that I have not seen, of all the interesting people I have not met. - Author: Anais Nin
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#84. Elijah's wearing white shorts and a bright green shirt and plaid sneakers. People who dress like they're in a perfume ad shouldn't be trusted, in my opinion. They're disingenuous with floral overtones. - Author: Deb Caletti
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#85. A guava tree in bloom, for instance, lost in the pages of a good novel, can bring delight with its fictional perfume to any number of real rooms. - Author: Jose Eduardo Agualusa
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#86. You want to know a secret?" I asked. "Sure," she said halfheartedly. "I love to sniff the insides of books," I said in a whisper. "Because each book has its own special perfume. - Author: Jack Gantos
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#87. Let us then blend everything: love, religion, genius, with sunshine, perfume, music, and poetry. - Author: Madame De Stael
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#88. Scent:
When she wore the hat, even many years later, she could always smell her mother's perfume & it was hard to remember she was supposed to be alone. - Author: Brian Andreas
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#89. "Where should I apply Perfume?" a young lady asked. "Where you want to be kissed." - Author: Coco Chanel
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#90. It's possible to keep drawing this moment out, any moment, hammering it thinner and thinner like beaten gold, like iced chablis, whipping it, whipping it to cheap perfume, each word blown to aneurysm. - Author: Susan Mitchell
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#91. The woman who has the best perfume is she who has none. - Author: Plautus
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#92. A mask tempts the wearer to play out carnal fantasies and, come daylight, the perfume of a stranger's sex on your flesh and clothes can be blamed or thanked on the metamorphosis stirred by the mystery of the mask. - Author: Chloe Thurlow
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#93. Whoever might perfume a scorpion
Will not thereby escape its sting. Bahaudin Naqshband - Author: Idries Shah
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#94. This, Mrs Munroe, is the scent of intoxication and desire. The perfume of seduction. - Author: Kathleen Tessaro
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#95. The snow wears moonlight like perfume. - Author: Emily Murdoch
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#96. Only one thing can spoil sand: perfume. - Author: Nicholas Dodman
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#97. Perfume is magic. It's mystery. We recreate the smell of a flower. Of wood. Of grass. We capture the essence of life. Liquefy it. We store memories. We make dreams," he told her once. "What we do is a wonder, an art, and we have a responsibility to do it well. - Author: M.J. Rose
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#98. Annual U.S. spending on cosmetics: $8 billion Basic education for all global children: $6 billion Annual U.S. and European spending on perfume: $12 billion Clean water for all global citizens $9 billion - Author: Jen Hatmaker
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#99. The heartfelt counsel of a friend is sweet as perfume and incense. - Proverbs 27:9 - Author: Gary Chapman
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#100. Fragrance, whether strong or delicate, is a highly subjective matter, and one gardener's perfume is another gardener's stink. - Author: Katharine Sergeant Angell White
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