"I'd never been in play long enough for the flowers to die in the dressing room."
"I take care of my flowers and my cats. And enjoy food. And that's living."
"Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead."
"I think gardens are fantastic, and I'd love to draw and design and stuff like that. I love just planting flowers during the summer. There's something very humble about it, and natural and beautiful."
"I've always had an inquisitive mind about everything from flowers to television sets to motor cars. Always pulled them apart - couldn't put 'em back, but always extremely interested in how things work."
"Little things seem nothing, but they give peace, like those meadow flowers which individually seem odorless but all together perfume the air."
"I was taught to confront things you can't avoid. Death is one of those things. To live in a society where you're trying not to look at it is stupid because looking at death throws us back into life with more vigour and energy. The fact that flowers don't last for ever makes them beautiful."
"True education flowers at the point when delight falls in love with responsibility."
"Art is like a border of flowers along the course of civilization."
"The artist is the confidant of nature, flowers carry on dialogues with him through the graceful bending of their stems and the harmoniously tinted nuances of their blossoms. Every flower has a cordial word which nature directs towards him."