• Flower Quotes

    Flower Quotes



    The Earth Laughs in Flowers
    Ralph Waldo Emerson 


    To be overcome by the fragrance of flowers is a delectable form of defeat.
    Beverly Nichols

    If you pass by the color purple in a field and
    don't notice it, God gets real pissed off.
    Alice Walker


    Pluck not the wayside flower;
    It is the traveler's dower.
    William Allingham 


    The world is a rose; smell it and pass it to your friends.
    Persian Proverb 


    What's in a name? that which we call a rose
    By any other name would smell as sweet.
    Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet  



    We can complain because rose bushes have thorns,
    or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.
    Abraham Lincoln 

    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

    I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.
    Emma Goldman

    True friendship is like a rose: we don't realize its beauty until it fades.
    Evelyn Loeb


    He who wants a rose must respect the thorn.
    Persian Proverb

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

    The rose has thorns only for those who would gather it.
    Unknown

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

    How can one help shivering with delight when one's hot fingers close around the stem of a live flower  cool from the shade and stiff with newborn vigor
    Colette

    Pluck not the wayside flower;
    It is the traveler's dower.
    William Allingham


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

     You can't be suspicious of a tree, or accuse a bird or a squirrel of subversion or challenge the ideology of a violet.
    Hal Borland

    From a thorn comes a rose, and from a rose comes a thorn.
    Unknown


    If you've never been thrilled to the very edges of your soul by a flower in spring bloom, maybe your soul has never been in bloom.
    Terri Guillemets

    I like to think a flower opens itself to outgrow its plantedness.  That it yearns to be carried away. 
    Unknown

    The flower that follows the sun does so even in cloudy days.
    Robert Leighton

    Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair.
    Susan Polis Shutz

    God loved the flowers and invented soil. 
    Man loved the flowers and invented vases.  
    Jacques Deval

    The flowers of late winter and early spring occupy places in our hearts well out of proportion to their size.
    Gertrude S. Wister

    Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.
    Gerard de Nerval

    The violets in the mountains have broken the rocks.
    Tennessee Williams


    I will be the gladdest thing under the sun! I will touch a hundred flowers and not pick one.   


     Butterflies are self propelled flowers.   
     R.H. Heinlein 

     Nobody sees a flower - really - it is so small it takes time - we haven't time - and to see takes time, like to have a friend takes time
     Georgia o Keffe


     






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