At dawn I asked the lotus,
'What is the meaning of life?'
Slowly she opened her hand
with nothing in it.
- Debra Woolard Bender
flowers are the sweetest things that God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.
-Henry Ward Beckford
flowers are without hope. Because hope is tomorrow and flowers have no tomorrow.
- Antonio Porchia
This old world that we're livin' in is might hard to beat.
You get a thorn with every rose But - ain't the roses sweet?
- Frank Stanton