Flowers Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Flowers

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Art is like a border of flowers along the course of civilization.
~By Lincoln Steffens ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


I want my flowers while I'm alive.
~By Chubby Checker ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


Earth laughs in flowers.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


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


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 ~


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


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


What ye have been ye still shall be, When we are dust the dust among, O yellow flowers!
~By Austin Dobson ~


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


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


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.
~By Mother Teresa ~


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


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


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


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


It's so nice to get flowers while you can still smell the fragrance.
~By Lena Horne ~


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.
~By Helen Keller ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


I must hurry back to my house and my flowers in Monaco.
~By Lillie Langtry ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


Flowers are happy things.
~By P. G. Wodehouse ~


The ballet is a purely female thing; it is a woman, a garden of beautiful flowers, and man is the gardener.
~By George Balanchine ~


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 ~


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 ~


Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


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


Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
~By Brian Clough ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


Evolutionary biologists are not content merely to explain how variation occurs within limits, however. They aspire to answer a much broader question-which is how complex organisms like birds, and flowers, and human beings came into existence in the first place.
~By Phillip E. Johnson ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


It's all about creation and surprise. It just needs to be appreciated and watered like flowers. You have to water flowers. These peaks will come again.
~By Sonny Rollins ~


Their elegant shape, showy colours, and slow, sailing mode of flight, make them very attractive objects, and their numbers are so great that they form quite a feature in the physiognomy of the forest, compensating for the scarcity of flowers.
~By Henry Walter Bates ~


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 ~


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.
~By Audrey Hepburn ~


Of present fame think little, and of future less; the praises that we receive after we are buried, like the flowers that are strewed over our grave, may be gratifying to the living, but they are nothing to the dead.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~

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