True friendship is like a rose: we don't realize its beauty until it fades.
- Evelyn Loeb
I know of no other genus whose plants flower out-of-doors every day of the year.
I know of no other genus with one or more species coming into bloom or growth, peaking or going dormant at every season.
- Nancy Goodwin
flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.
- Henry Ward Beecher
The rose that lives its little hour
Is prized beyond the sculptured flower.