The flowers of late winter and early spring occupy places
in our hearts well out of proportion to their size.- Gertrude S. Wister
If dandelions were hard to grow, they would be most welcome on any lawn.
- Andrew Mason
We can complain because rose bushes have thorns,
or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.
- Abraham Lincoln
Lone and erect, beneath light's primal flood,
A lily! and pure as any one of you.