flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words.
They are the hieroglyphics of angels, loved by all men for the beauty of their character,
though few can decipher even fragments of their meaning.
- Lydia M. Child
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
If there were nothing else to trouble us, the fate of the flowers would make us sad.
- John Lancaster Spalding
I didn't know what narcissism was until I beheld my own narcissus.
- Charles Kuralt