With daffodils mad footnotes for the spring,
And asters purple asterisks for autumn
- Conrad Aiken
I know a bank where the wild thyme blows,
Where oxlips and the nodding violet grows
Quite over canopied with luscious woodbine,
With sweet musk-roses and with elgantine.
- William Shakespeare
Who would have thought it possible that a tiny little flower could preoccupy a person so completely that there simply wasn't room for any other thought....
- Sophie Scholl
The Amen! of Nature is always a flower.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes