Isn't it odd that flowers are the reproductive organs of the plants they grow on?
- Logan Pearsall Smith
Roses are red
Violets are blue
Sugar is sweet
But not as sweet as you
- Thom Bodebt
Every rose has its thorn: You never find a woman without pins and needles.
- Douglas Jerrold
The actual flower is the plant's highest fulfillment, and are not here exclusively for herbaria, county floras and plant geography.
they are here first of all for delight.
- John Ruskin