The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life.
- Jean Giraudoux
In the hope of reaching the moon
that blossom at their feet.
- Albert Schweitzer
Oh, my luve’s like a red, red rose,
That ’s newly sprung in June,
Oh, my luve’s like the melody
That’s sweetly played in tune.
- Robert Burns
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