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Wise Quotes about Flowers

May you find great value in these Flowers quotes and sayings.

Sisters are different flowers from the same garden.
- Anonymous

Related topics: Family Relationship Sisters

Give thanks for the rain in your life
which waters the flowers of your soul.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

Flowers are Nature's messengers -
reminders of an unspeakable beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

Earth laughs in flowers.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day.
May songbirds serenade you every step along the way.
May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue.
And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.
- Irish Blessing

Much education today is monumentally ineffective.
All too often we are giving young people cut flowers
when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.
- John W. Gardner

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Break open a cherry tree and there are no flowers,
but the spring breeze brings forth myriad blossoms.
- Ikkyu Sojun

Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers
where I can walk undisturbed.
- Walt Whitman

Art is the unceasing effort to compete with the beauty of flowers -
and never succeeding.
- Gian Carlo Menotti

Help us to be ever faithful gardeners of the spirit,
who know that without darkness nothing comes to birth,
and without light nothing flowers.
- May Sarton

Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.
- Henry Ward Beecher

I take care of my flowers and my cats.
And enjoy food.
And that's living.
- Ursula Andress

Let a hundred flowers bloom, let a hundred schools of thought contend.
- Mao Tse-Tung

People from a planet without flowers would think we
must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.
- Iris Murdoch

A wedding is a funeral where you smell your own flowers.
- Eddie Cantor

There are always flowers for those who want to see them.
- Henri Matisse

Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty
out-values all the utilities of the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.
- Claude Monet

I seldom think about my limitations,
and they never make me sad.
Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times;
but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers.
- Helen Keller

For myself I hold no preferences among flowers,
so long as they are wild, free, spontaneous.
Bricks to all greenhouses!
Black thumb and cutworm to the potted plant!
- Edward Abbey

Flowers are without hope.
Because hope is tomorrow and flowers have no tomorrow.
- Antonio Porchia

And the heart that is soonest awake to the flowers
is always the first to be touch'd by the thorns.
- Thomas Moore

Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light.
- Theodore Roethke

Flowers always make people better, happier,
and more helpful; they are sunshine,
food and medicine for the soul.
- Luther Burbank

From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in
them and that is eternity.
- Edvard Munch

Forests, lakes, and rivers, clouds and winds,
stars and flowers, stupendous glaciers and crystal snowflakes -
every form of animate or inanimate existence,
leaves its impress upon the soul of man.
- Orison Swett Marden

The advice I am giving always to all my students is
above all to study the music profoundly...
music is like the ocean, and the instruments are little or bigger islands,
very beautiful for the flowers and trees.
- Andres Segovia

The cloning of humans is on most of the lists of things
to worry about from Science,
along with behaviour control, genetic engineering,
transplanted heads, computer poetry and the unrestrained
growth of plastic flowers.
- Lewis Thomas

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.
- Craig Johnston

We need to find God, and he cannot
be found in noise and restlessness.
God is the friend of silence.
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass-
grows in silence; see the stars,
the moon and the sun, how they move in silence...
We need silence to be able to touch souls.
- Mother Teresa

Let a hundred flowers bloom.
- Mao Zedong

Now I believe that lovers should be draped in flowers
and laid entwined together on a bed of clover and left there to sleep,
left there to dream of their happiness.
- Conor Oberst

God writes the Gospel not in the Bible alone,
but also on trees, and in the flowers and clouds and stars.
- Martin Luther

The fragrance of flowers spreads only in the direction of the wind.
But the goodness of a person spreads in all direction.
- Chanakya

Gardeners instinctively know that flowers and plants
are a continuum and that the wheel of garden history
will always be coming full circle.
- Francis Cabot Lowell

I'm an introvert...
I love being by myself, love being outdoors,
love taking a long walk with my dogs and looking at the trees,
flowers, the sky.
- Audrey Hepburn

I'd never been in play long enough for the flowers
to die in the dressing room.
- Mercedes McCambridge

Sweet April showers do spring May flowers.
- Thomas Tusser

Nothing can beat the smell of dew and flowers and the
odor that comes out of the earth when the sun goes down.
- Ethel Waters

From the very fountain of enchantment there arises
a taste of bitterness to spread anguish amongst the flowers.
- Lucretius

All flowers in time bend towards the sun,
I know you say there's no one for you,
But here is one.
- Jeff Buckley

Gather the flowers, but spare the buds.
- Andrew Marvell

I sent my flowers across the hall to Mrs Nixon but
her husband remembered what a Democrat I am and sent them back.
- Bette Davis

I played around with the flowers and the lighting,
so that was a good way to educate myself.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

For me, the vast marvel is to be alive.
For man, or for flowers or beast or bird,
the supreme triumph is to be most vividly and perfectly alive.
- Al Purdy

Minds are like flowers.
If you let it sit there without soaking anything up,
it will dry up.
- Ken Hill

If the English language made any sense,
lackadaisical would have something to do with a shortage of flowers.
- Doug Larson

Too late for fruit, too soon for flowers.
- Walter de La Mare

The Herbs ought to be distilled when they are in their greatest vigor,
and so ought the Flowers also.
- Nicholas Culpeper

I like to be bought flowers and taken out for dinner.
I like a man to be a gentleman.
I don't like to be treated as if I am brainless.
I like to be respected and to give respect.
- Sharon Stone

When the Christians, upon these occasions,
received martyrdom, they were ornamented,
and crowned with garlands of flowers;
for which they,
in heaven, received eternal crowns of glory.
- John Foxe

There are souls which fall from heaven like flowers,
but ere they bloom are crushed under the foul tread of some brutal hoof.
- Jean Paul

A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers,
looks around for a coffin.
- H. L. Mencken

It is with flowers as with moral qualities;
the bright are sometimes poisonous; but,
I believe, never the sweet.
- Augustus Hare

A wedding is just like a funeral
except that you get to smell your own flowers.
- Grace Hansen

Arranging a bowl of flowers in the morning can give
a sense of quiet in a crowded day -
like writing a poem or saying a prayer.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

A fox is a wolf who sends flowers.
- Ruth Brown

If you want to say it with flowers, a single rose says:
"I'm cheap!"
- Delta Burke

True glory takes root, and even spreads;
all false pretences,
like flowers, fall to the ground; nor can any counterfeit last long.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

I hate flowers - I paint them because they're cheaper
than models and they don't move.
- Georgia O'Keeffe

There's no dearth of kindness In the world of ours;
Only in our blindness We gather thorns for flowers.
- Gerald Massey

I abhor a hoe.
I am fond of flowers but not of dirt,
and had rather buy them than cultivate them.
- Lyman Abbott

There are no such things as Flowers there are only gladdened Leaves.
- John Ruskin

For there is a sound reasoning upon all flowers.
For flowers are peculiarly the poetry of Christ.
- Christopher Smart

I want my flowers while I'm alive.
- Chubby Checker

Stretching his hand up to reach the stars,
too often man forgets the flowers at his feet.
- Jeremy Bentham

I don't like painting flowers in my music.
I like painting guts and pain.
- Jonathan Davis

I am following Nature without being able to grasp her,
I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.
- Claude Monet

I also like to garden.
I grow things, vegetables, flowers...
I particularly like orchids.
I raise orchids.
- Beau Bridges


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