flowers are the sweetest things that God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.
-Henry Ward Beckford
God gave us our memories so that we might have roses in December.
- J. M. Barrie
I do not think I have ever seen anything more beautiful than the bluebell I have been looking at.
I know the beauty of our Lord by it.
- Gerald Manley Hopkins
If there were nothing else to trouble us, the fate of the flowers would make us sad.
- John Lancaster Spalding