"Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower."
~ Albert Camus
"No problem can be solved until it is reduced to some simple form. The changing of a vague difficulty into a specific, concrete form is a very essential element in thinking."
~ J. P. Morgan
"I do have a delicate side."
~ Michelle Rodriguez
"Politeness is the flower of humanity."
~ Joseph Joubert
"Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing."
~ Abraham Lincoln
"I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers."
~ Claude Monet
"A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself."
~ Josh Billings
"Your problem is to bridge the gap which exists between where you are now and the goal you intend to reach."
~ Earl Nightingale
"There are always flowers for those who want to see them."
~ Henri Matisse
"Bud: a small lateral or terminal protuberance on the stem of a plant that may develop into a flower, leaf, or shoot"