With a few flowers in my garden, half a dozen pictures and some books, I live without envy.
- Lope de Vega
The flower is the poetry of reproduction.
It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life.
- Jean Giraudoux
A profusion of pink roses bending ragged in the rain speaks to me of all gentleness and its enduring.
- William Carlos Williams
One of the most attractive things about
the flowers is their beautiful reserve.
- Henry David Thoreau