Quotes with flowers
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. Scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
A few locks of dry white hair clung to his scalp, like wild flowers fighting for life on a bare rock.
The Big Sleep (1939)
A moral character is attached to autumnal scenes; the leaves falling like our years, the flowers fading like our hours, the clouds fleeting like our illusions, the light diminishing like our intelligence, the sun growing colder like our affections, the rivers becoming frozen like our lives -- all bear secret revelations to our destinies.
I have discovered a goodness and decency in people as exhibited in all the letters, e-mails, flowers, gifts and prayers that have been directed my way. I am overwhelmed and humbled. I offer you my most sincere thanks and my deep and abiding gratitude. If I ever write my memoirs, I have some spellbinding material. How does the Joni Mitchell song go? "Don't it always seem to go that you don't know what you've got till it's gone"? One thing I've discovered is that I love my job more than I thought I did, and I love my wife even more!
"Roger writes to readers" Chicago Sun Times (October 11, 2006)
A wedding is just like a funeral except that you get to smell your own flowers.
Aromatherapy is like going into the countryside and smelling flowers. It should be available in Parlament. They already have it in some mental hospitals.
In Independent, January 24, 1998
The cloning of humans is on most of the lists of things to worry about from Science, along with behaviour control, genetic engineering, transplanted heads, computer poetry and the unrestrained growth of plastic flowers.