Pluck not the wayside flower,
It is the traveler's dower.
- William Allingham
flowers are without hope. Because hope is tomorrow and flowers have no tomorrow.
- Antonio Porchia
Each flower is a soul opening out to nature.
- Gerard De Nerval
I do not think I have ever seen anything more beautiful than the bluebell I have been looking at.
I know the beauty of our Lord by it.
- Gerald Manley Hopkins