Flowering Plants

Famous quotes containing the words flowering and/or plants:

    Surely among a rich man’s flowering lawns,
    Amid the rustle of his planted hills,
    Life overflows without ambitious pains;
    And rains down life until the basin spills,
    And mounts more dizzy high the more it rains
    As though to choose whatever shape it wills....
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

    The holly and the ivy
    Are plants that are well known
    Of all the trees that grow in the woods
    The holly bears the crown.
    —Unknown. The Holly and the Ivy (l. 1–4)