The flowers of late winter and early spring occupy places in our hearts well out of proportion to their size.
- Gertrude S. Wister
flowers bring to a liberal and gentlemanly mind the remembrance of honesty, comeliness and all kinds of virtues.
- John Gerard
The rose is fairest when 'tis budding new,
And hope is brightest when it dawns from fears.
- Sir Walter Scott
And 't is my faith, that every flower
Enjoys the air it breathes.
- William Wordsworth