Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you pass by the color purple in a field and don't notice it, God gets real pissed off.
- Alice Walker
A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin.
- H.L. Mencken
I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.
- Emma Goldman