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Quotes And Sayings About Flowers

Flowers Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Flowers

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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


When I listen to music, I don't want to hear about flowers. I like death and destruction.
~By Jonathan Davis ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


Crystals grew inside rock like arithmetic flowers. They lengthened and spread, added plane to plane in an awed and perfect obedience to an absolute geometry that even stones - maybe only the stones - understood.
~By Annie Dillard ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Earth laughs in flowers.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


These flowers, which were splendid and sprightly, waking in the dawn of the morning, in the evening will be a pitiful frivolity, sleeping in the cold night's arms.
~By Pedro Calderon de la Barca ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


I like to take pictures of lots of things: people-such as my nephews, my dogs, and just interesting objects that I see. For instance, I might take a picture of flowers by the side of the road, an old sign or a fence.
~By Lacey Chabert ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


Let your children be as so many flowers, borrowed from God. If the flowers die or wither, thank God for a summer loan of them.
~By Samuel Rutherford ~


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


I like perfume and flowers.
~By Donatella Versace ~


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 ~


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


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.
~By Sharon Stone ~


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


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 ~


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


There are strange flowers of reason to match each error of the senses.
~By Louis Aragon ~


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


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


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 ~


You know, maybe I was just born in the wrong time, but I love all things romantic. Puffy understands that. For my last birthday, he covered my hotel room floor with rose petals and had flowers and candles all over the room.
~By Jennifer Lopez ~


With a few flowers in my garden, half a dozen pictures and some books, I live without envy.
~By Lope de Vega ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.
~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 ~


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


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 ~

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April 22 ,2021
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