You can't be suspicious of a tree, or accuse a bird or a squirrel of subversion or challenge the ideology of a violet.
- Hal Borland
If you pass by the color purple in a field and don't notice it, God gets real pissed off.
- Alice Walker
To be overcome by the fragrance of flowers is a delectable form of defeat.
- Beverly Nichols
There is that in the glance of a flower which may at times control the greatest of creation's braggart lords.
- John Muir