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Quotes of the Day for 3 May 2002 – Smell

François Coty, the man who invented brand-name perfume, was born at Ajaccio, Corsica on this day in 1874.

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The quotes:

What is the most precious, the most exciting smell awaiting you in the house when you return to it after a dozen years or so? The smell of roses, you think? No, mouldering books.
     - Andre Sinyavsky

Don't hurry, don't worry. You're only here for a short visit. So be sure and stop to smell the flowers.
     - Walter Hagen

The smell of rain is rich with life.
     - Estela Portillo Trambley

For the sense of smell, almost more than any other, has the power to recall memories and it is a pity that we use it so little.
     - Rachel Louise Carson, 1907 - 1964

What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.
     - William Shakespeare, 1564 - 1616


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