People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.
- Iris Murdoch
A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin.
- H.L. Mencken
Every flower about a house certifies to the refinement of somebody.
Every vine climbing and blossoming tells of love and joy".
- Robert G. Ingersoll
Every child is born a naturalist.
His eyes are, by nature, open to the glories of the stars, the beauty of the flowers, and the mystery of life.
- R. Search