The rose is fairest when 'tis budding new,
And hope is brightest when it dawns from fears.
- Sir Walter Scott
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
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
- Leo Buscaglia
I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.
- Emma Goldman