I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.
- Emma Goldman
If there were nothing else to trouble us, the fate of the flowers would make us sad.
- John Lancaster Spalding
Forsythia is pure joy.
There is not an ounce, not a glimmer of sadness or even knowledge in forsythia.
Pure, undiluted, untouched joy.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
To be overcome by the fragrance of flowers is a delectable form of defeat.
- Beverly Nichols