Do not the petals flutter down,
Just like this?
Forsythia is pure joy.
There is not an ounce, not a glimmer of sadness or even knowledge in forsythia.
Pure, undiluted, untouched joy.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
You can't be suspicious of a tree, or accuse a bird or a squirrel of subversion or challenge the ideology of a violet.
- Hal Borland
The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life.
- Jean Giraudoux