I didn't know the names of the flowers
now my garden is gone.
- Allen Ginsberg
'Tis my faith that every flower enjoys the air it breathes!
- William Wordsworth
Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns.
I am thankful that thorns have roses.
- Alphonse Karr
Every flower about a house certifies to the refinement of somebody.
Every vine climbing and blossoming tells of love and joy".
- Robert G. Ingersoll