Pluck not the wayside flower,
It is the traveler's dower.
- William Allingham
'Tis my faith that every flower enjoys the air it breathes!
- William Wordsworth
The flower is the poetry of reproduction.
It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life.
- Jean Giraudoux
To be overcome by the fragrance of flowers is a delectable form of defeat.
- Beverly Nichols