God loved the flowers and invented soil. Man loved the flowers and invented vases.
- Variation of a saying by Jacques Deval
If dandelions were hard to grow, they would be most welcome on any lawn.
- Andrew Mason
As well as any bloom upon a flower I like the dust on the nettles, never lost Except to prove the sweetness of a shower.
- Edward Thomas
From a thorn comes a rose, and from a rose comes a thorn.
- Greek Proverb