Flowers Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Flowers

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Flies, worms, and flowers exceed me still.
~By Isaac Watts ~


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


And I came back and it was great, 'cuz George had set up all these flowers all over the studio saying welcome home. So then we got it together again. I always felt it was better on the White one for me. We were more like a band, you know.
~By Ringo Starr ~


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


The temple bell stops but I still hear the sound coming out of the flowers.
~By Matsuo Basho ~


I named all my children after flowers. There's Lillie and Rose and my son, Artificial.
~By Bert Williams ~


The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world's joy.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


At present, I am mainly observing the physical motion of mountains, water, trees and flowers. One is everywhere reminded of similar movements in the human body, of similar impulses of joy and suffering in plants.
~By Egon Schiele ~


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


I'm a hopeless romantic, and very much the person in a relationship to go: If things are going well, I'll buy the flowers, remember the dates of things, plan fun nights out.
~By Jennifer Love Hewitt ~


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


I hardly have any spare time! But when I do, I garden a lot - I love plants and flowers.
~By Soundarya ~


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


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


Waters are distilled out of Herbs, Flowers, Fruits, and Roots.
~By Nicholas Culpeper ~


Men do change, and change comes like a little wind that ruffles the curtains at dawn, and it comes like the stealthy perfume of wildflowers hidden in the grass.
~By John Steinbeck ~


Before the flowers of friendship faded friendship faded.
~By Gertrude Stein ~


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


Ah, tell me not that memory sheds gladness o'er the past, what is recalled by faded flowers, save that they did not last?
~By Letitia Landon ~


From the heart of the fountain of delight rises a jet of bitterness that tortures us among the very flowers.
~By Lucretius ~


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


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


The earth laughs in flowers.
~By e. e. cummings ~


A fox is a wolf who sends flowers.
~By Ruth Brown ~


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!
~By Edward Abbey ~


We grow like flowers, and bear desire, The odor of the human flowers.
~By Richard H. Stoddard ~


The author O. Henry taught me about the value of the unexpected. He once wrote about the noise of flowers and the smell of birds - the birds were chickens and the flowers dried sunflowers rattling against a wall.
~By Chuck Jones ~


We are all treading the vanishing road of a song in the air, the vanishing road of the spring flowers and the winter snows, the vanishing roads of the winds and the streams, the vanishing road of beloved faces.
~By Richard Le Gallienne ~


Big doesn't necessarily mean better. Sunflowers aren't better than violets.
~By Edna Ferber ~


True education flowers at the point when delight falls in love with responsibility.
~By Philip Pullman ~


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


A committee is organic rather than mechanical in its nature: it is not a structure but a plant. It takes root and grows, it flowers, wilts, and dies, scattering the seed from which other committees will bloom in their turn.
~By C. Northcote Parkinson ~


Since she got a cause and stopped being funny. I think she's real funny, but lately it's all been hearts and flowers and tears and saving teenagers and creating a role model. And that ain't funny. No giggles there.
~By Andy Richter ~


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


Reading music is like listening to flowers. I don't understand the concept.
~By Paul Westerberg ~


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.
~By Anne Morrow Lindbergh ~


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


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


Latins are tenderly enthusiastic. In Brazil they throw flowers at you. In Argentina they throw themselves.
~By Marlene Dietrich ~


Gather the flowers, but spare the buds.
~By Andrew Marvell ~


By cultivating the beautiful we scatter the seeds of heavenly flowers, as by doing good we cultivate those that belong to humanity.
~By Robert A. Heinlein ~


The moon looks upon many night flowers; the night flowers see but one moon.
~By Jean Ingelow ~


Since childhood she had walked the Devon rivers with her father looking for flowers and the nests of birds, passing some rocks and trees as old friends, seeing a Spirit everywhere, gentle in thought to all her eyes beheld.
~By Henry Williamson ~


Little things seem nothing, but they give peace, like those meadow flowers which individually seem odorless but all together perfume the air.
~By Georges Bernanos ~


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.
~By Conor Oberst ~


Children in a family are like flowers in a bouquet: there's always one determined to face in an opposite direction from the way the arranger desires.
~By Marcelene Cox ~


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.
~By Al Purdy ~


I didn't even recall being on the DB sessions until Herbie Flowers reminded me a couple of years ago.
~By Jim Sullivan ~


I'm susceptible to that sort of thing - to walls and flowers. You can probably get something more from a wall than a person sometimes. It's just put somewhere.
~By Ray Davies ~


Her face betokened all things dear and good, The light of somewhat yet to come was there Asleep, and waiting for the opening day, When childish thoughts, like flowers would drift away.
~By Jean Ingelow ~


To be happy, to make other people happy, to get into movie production more and probably to give some other people the chances that I had, to carry on enjoying being a mum and never to stop having flowers bought for me. I've still got a long way to go.
~By Sharon Stone ~


My own funeral, I'd like to be laid out in a coffin in my own house. I would like my coffin to be put in the double parlor, and I would like all the flowers to be white.
~By Anne Rice ~


To be overcome by the fragrance of flowers is a delectable form of defeat.
~By Beverley Nichols ~


For a writer, published works are like fallen flowers, but the expected new work is like a calyx waiting to blossom.
~By Cao Yu ~


I work with language. I love the flowers of afterthought.
~By Bernard Malamud ~


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.
~By Auguste Rodin ~


Flowers are restful to look at. They have neither emotions nor conflicts.
~By Sigmund Freud ~


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.
~By 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.
~By Craig Johnston ~


What she did was to open our eyes to details of country life such as teaching us names of wild flowers and getting us to draw and paint and learn poetry.
~By Laurie Lee ~


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


Sweet April showers do spring May flowers.
~By Thomas Tusser ~


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


I had an awful first quarter but I picked it up. To all you single guys out there, it's not how you start the date, it's how you finish it sir. A lot of people can, you know, start the date with flowers and candy, but if you don't finish the date - you know what I mean?
~By Shaquille O'Neal ~


I like perfume and flowers.
~By Donatella Versace ~


One marked feature of the people, both high and low, is a love for flowers.
~By Robert Fortune ~


There's a difference between wanting to be respected and being a strong female and being known for being able to do things, but still very much wanting guys to open the door, wanting them to ask us out, still bringing flowers and stuff like that.
~By Jennifer Love Hewitt ~


My movie is born first in my head, dies on paper; is resuscitated by the living persons and real objects I use, which are killed on film but, placed in a certain order and projected on to a screen, come to life again like flowers in water.
~By Robert Bresson ~


No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


The flowers anew, returning seasons bring; but beauty faded has no second spring.
~By Ambrose Philips ~


There's no dearth of kindness in this world of ours; Only in our blindness we gather thorns for flowers.
~By Grantland Rice ~


Little deeds are like little seeds, they grow to flowers or to weeds.
~By Daniel D. Palmer ~


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


There is no road of flowers leading to glory.
~By Jean de La Fontaine ~


As in the rankest soil the most beautiful flowers are grown, so in the dark soil of poverty the choicest flowers of humanity have developed and bloomed.
~By James Allen ~


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


No matter how chaotic it is, wildflowers will still spring up in the middle of nowhere.
~By Sheryl Crow ~


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.
~By John W. Gardner ~


What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
~By Joseph Addison ~


Flowers grow out of dark moments.
~By Corita Kent ~


Sell the public flowers... things that they can hang on their walls without being uptight.
~By Robert Mapplethorpe ~


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


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


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


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


You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming.
~By Pablo Neruda ~


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


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.
~By Andres Segovia ~


Because we are in a war situation, this can sometimes be dangerous work. But guys like A.D. Flowers and his technicians just take it in stride and get on with the job. In four years, we've never had a serious accident or injury working with all the explosions.
~By Vic Morrow ~


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.
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


Letting a hundred flowers blossom and a hundred schools of thought contend is the policy for promoting the progress of the arts and the sciences and a flourishing culture in our land.
~By Mao Zedong ~


If you allow one single germ, one single seed of slavery to remain in the soil of America... that germ will spring up, that noxious weed will thrive, and again stifle the growth, wither the leaves, blast the flowers and poison the fair fruits of freedom.
~By Ernestine L. Rose ~


Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them.
~By A. A. Milne ~


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


I went across the fields to avoid the straight highways, along the firing lines where people were shooting at a small wooded hill, which is now covered with wooden crosses and lines of graves instead of spring flowers.
~By Max Beckmann ~


If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?
~By Khalil Gibran ~


No, what I should really like to do right now, in the full blaze of lights, before this illustrious assembly, is to shower every one of you with gifts, with flowers, with offerings of poetry - to be young once more, to ride on the crest of the wave.
~By Knut Hamsun ~


The mare set off for home with the speed of a swallow, and going as smoothly and silently. I never had dreamed of such a motion, fluent and graceful, and ambient, soft as the breeze flitting over the flowers, but swift as the summer lightening.
~By Richard Blackmore ~


At my age flowers scare me.
~By George Burns ~


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

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October 4 ,2022
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