Stop to smell the roses
- Thom Bodebt
The nature of This flower is to bloom.
- Alice Walker
When I walk with you, I feel as if I had a flower in my buttonhole.
- William Makepeace Thackeray
The red rose whispers of passion,
And the white rose breathes of love,
O, the red rose is a falcon,
And the white rose is a dove.
- John Boyle O’Reilly