— Johanna Spyri, könyv Heidi
— John O'Donohue Irish writer, priest and philosopher 1956 - 2008
— Buddy de Sylva American musician 1895 - 1950
Song: April Showers
„The desert weed lives on, but the flower of spring blooms and wilts. Such grace, such dignity, such a tragedy.“
— Khaled Hosseini, könyv The Kite Runner
Változat: The desert weed lives on, but the flower of spring blooms and wilts.
Forrás: The Kite Runner
— John Keats English Romantic poet 1795 - 1821
"Faery Songs", I (1818)
Kontextus: Shed no tear! O shed no tear!
The flower will bloom another year.
Weep no more! O weep no more!
Young buds sleep in the root's white core.
— Sara Teasdale American writer and poet 1884 - 1933
"Evening: New York"
Flame and Shadow (1920)
— Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon Canadian writer 1829 - 1879
from A Canadian Summer Evening
— Ray Bradbury, könyv All Summer in a Day
Forrás: All Summer in a Day
— Thich Nhat Hanh Religious leader and peace activist 1926
„Pale purple as the bloom on a ripe plum, veined with the gold of late flowering gorse, set with small slender birches, just turning yellow, with red-berried rowans and thicket of bracken, the heath lay steeped in sunshine.“
— Flora Thompson English author and poet 1876 - 1947
Forrás: Heatherly, Chapter 1
„A flower is not better when it blooms than when it is merely a bud; at each stage it is the same thing — a flower in the process of expressing its potential.“
— Paulo Coelho Brazilian lyricist and novelist 1947
Forrás: Warrior of the Light
„How does the Meadow-flower its bloom unfold?
Because the lovely little flower is free
Down to its root, and, in that freedom, bold.“
— William Wordsworth English Romantic poet 1770 - 1850
A Poet!—He Hath Put His Heart to School, l. 9 (1842).
„Let the children play
And sit like flowers upon thy grave
And crown with flowers,—that hardly have
A briefer blooming-tide than they.“
— Francis Turner Palgrave English poet and critic 1824 - 1897
"A Danish Barrow".
— Samuel Rutherford Scottish Reformed theologian 1600 - 1661
Letter 185 (to Marion M' Naught) Aberdeen , 1837
— Suzanne Collins, könyv Mockingjay