People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.
- Iris Murdoch
Red rose, proud rose, sad rose of all my days!
Come near me, while I sing the ancient ways.
- William Butler Yeats
The nature of This flower is to bloom.
- Alice Walker
In my garden there is a large place for sentiment.
My garden of flowers is also my garden of thoughts and dreams.
The thoughts grow as freely as the flowers, and the dreams are as beautiful.
- Abram L. Urban