Love would never be a promise of a rose garden unless it is showered with light of faith, water of sincerity and air of passion
- Thom Bodebt
flowers are as common in the country as people are in London.
- Oscar Wilde
flowers are not made by singing "Oh, how beautiful," and sitting in the shade.
- Rudyard Kipling
The actual flower is the plant's highest fulfillment, and are not here exclusively for herbaria, county floras and plant geography.
they are here first of all for delight.
- John Ruskin