I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.
- Emma Goldman
Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed.
- Walt Whitman
What's in a name? that which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet.
- William Shakespeare
I wandered lonely as a cloud
That floats on high over vales and hills,
When all at once I saw a crowd,
A host, of golden daffodils,
Beside the lake, beneath the trees,
Fluttering and dancing in the breeze
Continuous as the stars that shine
And twinkle on the milky way,
They stretched in never-ending line
Along the margin of a bay,
Ten thousand saw I at a glance,
Tossing their heads in sprightly dance.
- William Wordsworth