The flowers of late winter and early spring occupy places
in our hearts well out of proportion to their size.- Gertrude S. Wister
The greatest service which can be rendered any country is to add a useful plant to its culture.
- Thomas Jefferson
God loved the flowers and invented soil. Man loved the flowers and invented vases.
- Variation of a saying by Jacques Deval
Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson