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Dandelions features

The dandelion just needs a gentle breeze to breathe new life into the world of flowers. (Willy Meurer)

Dandelions don’t tell no lies. (Mick Jagger)

Dandelions spring up where civilizations have been destroyed. (Marty Rubin)

Dandelion. At the tip of a torch, the sphere of white seeds that the wind bursts and carries away. Kind of meadow soap bubble that seems to have been blown by the earth. (Victor Hugo)

Already the dandelions Are changed into vanishing ghosts. (Celia Thaxter)

There is nothing in the world more pathetic than a bunch of wilted dandelions. (Shannon Wiersbitzky)

Flowers and dandelions

Whether a dandelion is a weed or a flower is entirely a matter of perspective. (Julia Tagliere)

Some people need flowers, some people need dandelions. It’s medicine, it’s what you need at that time in your life. (Sandra Cisneros)

If dandelions were hard to grow, they would be most welcome on any lawn. (Andrew Mason)

Next time you see a yardful of sprouting dandelions, note that they look remarkably like things we call «flowers.» And later, when the flowers turn into fluff balls, look closely at one of those fluff balls and ask yourself whether it’s really so unattractive. (Robert Wright)

If you see a dandelion as a weed, you’ll spray it. If you see it as a flower, you’ll draw it close, turn it this way and that, and become lost in the colossal burst of slender golden petals that spew sunshine into the darkest of souls. And so, how many things have we sprayed that could have illuminated our souls if we would have let them be more than what we let them be? (Craig D. Lounsbrough)

Quotes about flowers

People and dandelions

What I need is the dandelion in the spring. (Suzanne Collins)

Don’t intend to be like the dandelions because they might collapse beautifully, but unlike you, they can never be glued back into a whole ever again! (Manisha)

No creature is fully itself till it is, like the dandelion, opened in the bloom of pure relationship to the sun, the entire living cosmos. (D.H. Lawrence)

Why doesn’t constant trampling defeat the dandelion? The key to its strength is its long and sturdy root, which extends deep into the earth. The same priciple applies to people. (Daisaku Ikeda)

Dandelions abounded in the plain and in our gardens, and it was a common amusement to blow very hard on the vaporous balls formed by these plants when the flower had passed, to detach all the small fruits all at once… (Edouard Bled)

Nature and dandelions

Now the golden dandelions in endless profusion, spotting the ground everywhere. (Walt Whitman)

What had become of the sunny gaiety of the leaves, and the green poetry of the lawn where the dandelions blazed, where the poppies bled? (Guy de Maupassant)

…meadow-brook slips tinkling by With silvery, rippling flow, And blue-birds sing on fences nigh, To dandelions below. (Thomas Nelson Page)

As in a dream, in the scorching silence, Looking back at his native land, Dandelion from the green abyss Flew, not breathing, into the blue. (Yunna Morits)

I was brought up by harsh nature,
It is enough for me to notice a Dandelion
at my feet and a downy ball,
A plantain’s hard blade. (Nikolay Zabolotsky)

Quotes about nature

Death and dandelions

In death the dandelion is its immortality. (Emil Krotky)

There Is Life After Death: Dandelions. (Sylvain Tesson)

I decapitated dandelions all morning, leaving carnage and death strewn into my path. (Laurie Halse Anderson)

The vegetarian can die in accordance with himself: barely buried, he will only eat dandelions by the root. (Jacques Sternberg)

Pale purple snowdrops timidly looked into the sky from the turf of the grave, satin primrose stars swayed, and the yellow crown of dandelion was already swelling. People walked silently between the crosses. (Maxim Gorky)

Relationship and dandelions

I was as unburdened as a piece of dandelion fluff, and he was the wind that stirred me about the world. (Sarah J. Maas)

I’m allergic to family occasions. Sometimes I think we’d do better as dandelion seeds-no family, no history, just floating off into the world, each on our own piece of fluff. (Sophie Kinsella)

Lying in a field full of dandelions
You are my life, you’re my sunshine
A beautiful flower,wild but yet divine,so had to find
I’m glad I picked my lovely dandelion. (Tevin Campbell)

She’s playing with your mind and there’s no denying
Hey now, watch out, kid
She’s blowing you apart like a dandelion. (Roland Orzabal)

Sun and dandelions

Most of the dandelions had changed from suns to moons. (Vladimir Nabokov)

And the sun itself, if you look closely, shone as if it had just been lying on this hill and rolled out in yellow dandelions. (Imants Ziedonis)

I love dandelions. They make me feel like sunshine itself, and you will always see some creature resting on an open bloom, if you have a little patience to wait. (Dara McAnulty)

I am born as the sun,
But then turn into the moon,
As my blonde hairs turn
Grayish-white and fall to
The ground,
Only to be buried again,
Then to be born again,
Into a thousand suns
And a thousand moons. (Suzy Kassem)

Quotes about sun

Wildflowers and dandelions

The Dandelion O dandelion, rich and haughty, King of village flowers! (Vachel Lindsay)

I am not a lover of lawns. Rather would I see daisies in their thousands, ground ivy, hawkweed, and even the hated plantain with tall stems, and dandelions with splendid flowers and fairy down, than the too — well-tended lawn. (William Henry Hudson)

Go for a short walk in a soft rain — lovely — so many wild flowers startling me through the woods and a lawn sprinkled with dandelions, like a night with stars. And through it all the sound of soft rain like the sound of innumerable earthworms stirring in the ground. (Anne Morrow Lindbergh)

Change of scene
Dandelion, cuckoo flower
and buttercups. (Katharina Britzen)

Quotes about wildflowers

Life and dandelions

Beautiful as a dandelion-blossom golden in the green grass, this life can be. (Edna St. Vincent Millay)

Sometimes it seemed to him that his life was delicate as a dandelion. One little puff from any direction, and it was blown to bits. (Katherine Paterson)

What I need is the dandelion in the spring. The bright yellow that means rebirth instead of destruction. The promise that life can go on, no matter how bad our losses. That it can be good again. (Suzanne Collins)

Living individuals, billions of men, flies or dandelions, are only vehicles. Life is carried by them through time and space. (Rene Barjavel)

Weeds and dandelions

Dandelions are just friendly little weeds who only want to be loved like flowers. (Heather Babcock)

Pull out the weeds, or make peace with the dandelions. (Frank Sonnenberg)

You fight dandelions all weekend, and late Monday afternoon there they are, pert as all get out, in full and gorgeous bloom, pretty as can be, thriving as only dandelions can in the face of adversity. (Hal Borland)

If dandelions were rare and fragile, people would knock themselves out to pay $14.95 a plant, raise them by hand in greenhouses, and form dandelion societies and all that. But, they are everywhere and don’t need us and kind of do what they please. So we call them weeds and murder them at every opportunity. (Robert Fulghum)

Quotes about weeds

Attitude to dandelions

A lot of the flowers I like are weeds. Oh, and dandelions, but they’re weeds, too. (Daniel Rigb)

Nobody loves the head of a dandelion. Maybe because they are so many, strong, and soon. (Toni Morrison)

The man who worries morning and night about the dandelions in the lawn will find great relief in loving the dandelions. (Liberty Hyde Bailey)

We are fascinated by flowers that we rarely see.
We admire orchids
and despise dandelions. (Frantz Wittkamp)

City and dandelions

It gives one a sudden start in going down a barren, stoney street, to see upon a narrow strip of grass, just within the iron fence, the radiant dandelion, shining in the grass, like a spark dropped from the sun. (Henry Ward Beecher)

I turn and run, watching my feet trample a massacre of weeds. I mourn them. The only thing that grows is dandelions in the cracks of the sidewalk and we always end up killing them. (Ellie Lieberman)

I wish I could close my eyes and be blown into dust and nothingness, feel all my thoughts disperse like dandelion fluff drifting off on the wind. But his hands keep pulling me back: into the alley, and Portland, and a world that has suddenly stopped making sense. (Lauren Oliver)

Love and dandelions

A man can prove to his wife that he loves her by giving her a dozen roses. Her grandson can do the same, with a handful of dandelions. (D. Propico)

Love won’t be tampered with, love won’t go away. Push it to one side and it creeps to the other. Throw it in the garbage and it springs up clean. Try to root it out and it only flourishes. Love is a weed, a dandelion that you poison from your heart. The taproots wait. The seeds blow off, ticklish, into a part of the yard you didn’t spray. And one day, though you worked, though you prodded out each spiky leaf, you lift your eyes and dozens of fat golden faces bob in the grass. (Louise Erdrich)

Ideas and dandelions

Some ideas, like dandelions in lawns, strike tenaciously: you may pull off the top but the root remains, drives down suckers and may even sprout again. (Elizabeth Bowen)

Once an idea is out and about, it can’t be called back, silenced or erased. You can’t contain it, any more than you could put the head of a dandelion back together after the wind has scattered its seeds. (P.W. Catanese)

Wish and dandelions

Last summer, I spent almost an hour blowing dandelions off their stems towards him, so that he had a chance to wish for everything he wanted. (Helen Oyeyemi)

She spotted a lone dandelion,and it crossed her mind that a younger Luce would have pounced on it and then made a wish and blown. But this Luce’s wishes felt too heavy for something so light. (Lauren Kate)

Poetry and dandelions

All lusty, sunny, dewy-wet, A dandelion in his verse, Like the first gold in childhood’s purse. (Burton Egbert Stevenson)

If only you knew from what rubbish
Poems grow without shame,
Like a yellow dandelion near a fence,
Like burdocks and quinoa. (Anna Akhmatova)

Roses and dandelions

In a world full of roses, stand out like a dandelion in the middle of a green, plush lawn! (June Stoyer)

If only dreams could be reality, that beautiful garden of sweet-smelling roses we all long for. But reality for me is no such bed of roses. It is nothing but a field of unwanted dandelions. (Richelle E. Goodrich)

Quotes about roses

Snow and dandelions

Gone are the fires of the night before and the long chats of days of snow and frost, days of prison and boredom: the dandelions were springing up; (Jean Rogissart)

Grass begins to grow, Dandelions come; Snowdrops haste to go After last month’s snow; (Burton Egbert Stevenson)

Quotes about snow

Beauty and dandelions

Dandelions, like all things in nature, are beautiful when you take time to pay attention to them. (June Stoyer)

What beauty does a dandelion shine when
it stands alone on rocky ground. (Alexander Fakoo)

Summer and dandelions

Dandelion wine. The words were summer on the tongue. The wine was summer caught and stoppered…sealed away for opening on a January day with snow falling fast and the sun unseen for weeks. (Ray Bradbury)

July, dragging in clothes
Pooh dandelions, burdock,
July, entering home through the windows,
All loudly speaking aloud. (Boris Pasternak)

Quotes about summer

Girls and dandelions

The grass is dotted with yellow dandelions and hundreds of girls in blue and white and pink dresses. (Jean Webster)

By the time we left college, I had become my own image: a dandelion in the flower bed of society. Kinda cute, but still a weed. (Anne Fortier)

Spring and dandelions

For honey bees, a dandelion is the first sign of Spring! (June Stoyer)

The tall grass, where yellow dandelions flashed like lights, was a powerful green, the fresh green of spring. (Guy de Maupassant)

Quotes about spring

Religion and dandelions

God values our dandelion love. (Marnie Swedberg)

Killing Jesus was like trying to destroy a dandelion seed-head by blowing on it. (Walter Wink)


Cause-and-effect will not explain even the individuality of a single dandelion. (D.H. Lawrence)

We earn penny after penny like we pick dandelions. And again, dandelions, we know where they grow, but the money. .. (Vassilis Vasilikos)

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