You can't be suspicious of a tree, or accuse a bird or a squirrel of subversion or challenge the ideology of a violet.
- Hal Borland
The rose has thorns only for those who would gather it.
- Chinese proverb
If you pass by the color purple in a field and don't notice it, God gets real pissed off.
- Alice Walker
One of the most attractive things about
the flowers is their beautiful reserve.
- Henry David Thoreau