Quotation Explorer - 'Violets'

Roses are wilting, Violets are dead,The sugar bowl is empty,and so is your head. - WeeKittyAndTAT
If music be the food of love, play on; Give me excess of it, that, surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die. That strain again! it had a dying fall: O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet sound That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour! - William Shakespeare
Music, when soft voices die, Vibrates in the memory; Odors, when sweet violets sicken, Live within the sense they quicken. - Percy Bysshe Shelley
Roses are red violets are blue, God made me pretty, what happened to you? - rocky quicksilver
I like the idea of differenttheres and elsewheres, an Idaho known for bluegrass,a Bronx where people talklike violets smell. Perhaps I am somewhere patient, somehowkind, perhaps in the nookof a cousin universe I've never defiled or betrayedanyone. - Bob Hicok
When the time is ripe for certain things, these things appear in different places in the manner of violets coming to light in early spring. - Farkas Bolyai
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