Isn't it odd that flowers are the reproductive organs of the plants they grow on?
- Logan Pearsall Smith
A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.
- Walt Whitman
If thou canst but thither,
There grows the flower of Peace,
The rose that cannot wither,
Thy fortress and thy ease.
- Henry Vaughn
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