“People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us” – Iris Murdoch.
“Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed” – Walt Whitman.
“Earth laughs in flowers” – Ralph Waldo Emerson.
“I will be the gladdest thing
Under the sun!
I will touch a hundred flowers
And not pick one.” – Edna St Vincent Millay, Afternoon on a Hill.