“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
It’s what sunflowers do.” – Helen Keller
” Every friend is to the other a sun, and a sunflower also.
He attracts and follows.” – Jean Paul Richter.
“I am working with the enthusiasm of a man from Marseilles eating bouillabaisse, which shouldn’t come as a surprise to you because I am busy painting huge sunflowers.” – Vincent Van Gogh in a letter to his brother Theo.
* with thanks to others for words more expressive than mine to describe them.