flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.
- Henry Ward Beecher
The flowers of late winter and early spring occupy places in our hearts well out of proportion to their size.
- Gertrude S. Wister
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
- Victor Hugo
Are we, finally, speaking of nature or culture when we speak of a rose (nature), that has been bred (culture) so that its blossoms (nature) make men imagine (culture) the sex of women (nature)?
It may be this sort of confusion that we need more of.
- Michael Pollan