As well as any bloom upon a flower I like the dust on the nettles, never lost Except to prove the sweetness of a shower.
- Edward Thomas
The flowers of late winter and early spring occupy places
in our hearts well out of proportion to their size.- Gertrude S. Wister
Break open a cherry tree and there are no flowers, but the spring breeze brings forth myriad blossoms.
- Ikkyu Sojun
He who is born with a silver spoon in his mouth is generally considered a fortunate person,
but his good fortune is small compared to that of the happy mortal who enters this world with a passion for flowers in his soul.
- Celia Thaxter