Whatever a man's age, he can reduce it several years by putting a bright-colored flower in his buttonhole.
- Mark Twain
There is that in the glance of a flower which may at times control the greatest of creation's braggart lords.
- John Muir
Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed.
- Walt Whitman
The flower is the poetry of reproduction.
It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life.
- Jean Giraudoux