God loved the flowers and invented soil. Man loved the flowers and invented vases.
- Variation of a saying by Jacques Deval
To me, the meanest flower that blows can give thoughts that do often lie too deep for tears.
- William Wordsworth
flowers really do intoxicate me.
- Vita Sackville-West
And I will make thee beds of roses
And a thousand fragrant posies.
- Christopher Marlowe