Break open a cherry tree and there are no flowers, but the spring breeze brings forth myriad blossoms.
- Ikkyu Sojun
Little flower, but if I could understand, what you are, root and all in all, I should know what God and man is.
You can't be suspicious of a tree, or accuse a bird or a squirrel of subversion or challenge the ideology of a violet.
- Hal Borland
Isn't it odd that flowers are the reproductive organs of the plants they grow on?
- Logan Pearsall Smith