I agree with Vita Sackville-West, "Flowers really do intoxicate me."
Some other beautiful quotes about flowers:
- Earth laughs in flowers ~Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Hamatreya"
- I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers. ~Claude Monet
- The flowers of late winter and early spring occupy places in our hearts well out of proportion to their size. ~Gertrude S. Wister
- Bread feeds the body, indeed, but flowers feed also the soul. ~The Koran
- The violets in the mountains have broken the rocks. ~Tennessee Williams
- 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"
And for your listening pleasure, a beautiful melody, The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, from the album Beyond the Missouri Sky: