This old world that we're livin' in is might hard to beat.
You get a thorn with every rose But - ain't the roses sweet?
- Frank Stanton
For myself I hold no preferences among flowers,
so long as they are wild, free, spontaneous.
Bricks to all greenhouses!
Black thumb and cutworm to the potted plant!
- Edward Abbey
Isn't it odd that flowers are the reproductive organs of the plants they grow on?
- Logan Pearsall Smith
In Italian, a beautiful lady,
In English a deadly poison.
- Ambrose Bierce