And 't is my faith, that every flower
Enjoys the air it breathes.
- William Wordsworth
God loved the flowers and invented soil. Man loved the flowers and invented vases.
- Variation of a saying by Jacques Deval
It will never rain roses.
When we want to have more roses,
we must plant more roses.
- George Eliot
Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless, peacocks and lilies for instance.
- John Ruskin