"The road is long on summer's
day, but Traveler's Joy grows strong and sweet. It binds the hedge
with silken rope, and fresh green leaves for tired eyes." Graham
"Colors are the smiles of
Nature. Sometimes when they are extremely smiling, they break forth
into laughter, as in the flowers." Leigh Hunt
"A hot bath! How
exquisite a vespertine pleasure-how luxurious, fervid and flagrant a
consolation for the rigours and the austerities of the day."
"I have a pretty little garden
in which I take more satisfaction than anything in the world." John
"The lavendere comfortes the
brayne very well and one can imbibe good humour from its colour."
"Flowers always make people
better and happier, they are sunshine, food and medicine to the Soul."
"Let us be grateful to our
friends, the charming gardeners, who make our souls blossom." Marcel
"Violets do bring a liverall
and gentle minde; the remembrance of honestie, faithfulness and al kindes
of virtues." John Gerald