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
flowers really do intoxicate me.
- Vita Sackville-West
Look at us, said the violets blooming at her feet, all last winter we slept in the seeming death but at the right time God awakened us, and here we are to comfort you.
- Edward Payson Rod
Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed.
- Walt Whitman