The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life.
- Jean Giraudoux
flowers bring to a liberal and gentlemanly mind the remembrance of honesty, comeliness and all kinds of virtues.
- John Gerard
flowers are not made by singing "Oh, how beautiful," and sitting in the shade.
- Rudyard Kipling
'Tis my faith that every flower enjoys the air it breathes!
- William Wordsworth