Lowly, with a broken neck,
The crocus lays her cheek to mire.
- George Meredith
flowers are not made by singing "Oh, how beautiful," and sitting in the shade.
- Rudyard Kipling
Break open a cherry tree and there are no flowers, but the spring breeze brings forth myriad blossoms.
- Ikkyu Sojun
The violets in the mountains have broken the rocks.
- Tennessee Williams