"A true poet does not bother to be poetical. Nor does a nursery gardener scent his roses."
"God gave me some weird, beautiful scent that makes men and women go crazy. People compare it to Carvel. It is a whale of a smell."
"Nothing is more memorable than a smell. One scent can be unexpected, momentary and fleeting, yet conjure up a childhood summer beside a lake in the mountains."
"I opened the large central window of my office room to its full on the fine early May morning. Then I stood for a few moments, breathing in the soft, warm air that was charged with the scent of white lilacs below."