Whatever a man's age, he can reduce it several years by putting a bright-colored flower in his buttonhole.
- Mark Twain
If you pass by the color purple in a field and don't notice it, God gets real pissed off.
- Alice Walker
Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.
- Rose Franken
The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life.
- Jean Giraudoux