And 't is my faith, that every flower
Enjoys the air it breathes.
- William Wordsworth
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
To be overcome by the fragrance of flowers is a delectable form of defeat.
- Beverly Nichols
And I will make thee beds of roses
And a thousand fragrant posies.
- Christopher Marlowe