flowers bring to a liberal and gentlemanly mind the remembrance of honesty, comeliness and all kinds of virtues.
- John Gerard
Pluck not the wayside flower,
It is the traveler's dower.
- William Allingham
A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin.
- H.L. Mencken
flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.
- Henry Ward Beecher