When I walk with you, I feel as if I had a flower in my buttonhole.
- William Makepeace Thackeray
Bread feeds the body, indeed, but flowers feed also the soul.
- The Koran
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
And I will make thee beds of roses
And a thousand fragrant posies.
- Christopher Marlowe