Quotes - Flowers

Quotes about flowers by topic: Women and flowers, Love and flowers, Flowers features, People and flowers, Art and flowers, Death and flowers, Gardeners and flowers, Relationship and flowers, Happiness and flowers, Butterflies and flowers, Miracle and flowers, Friends and flowers, March and flowers, Laughter and flowers, Children and flowers, ect.

Women and flowers

If God had not made the woman, He would not have made the flower. (Victor Hugo)
After women, flowers are the most lovely thing God has given the world. (Christian Dior)
Woman is a flower that gives off its fragrance only in the shade. (Felicite de Lamennais)
Flowers are compared to women. We are wrong. There will always be this difference between them that flowers are beautiful… and don’t know it. (Alphonse Karr)
A rose can never be a sunflower, and a sunflower can never be a rose. All flowers are beautiful in their own way, and that’s like women too. (Miranda Kerr)
Clothes are necessary for the happiness of a woman, like flowers in spring. (Mikhail Lermontov)
The woman is this sweet flower, which the man with his big heart, tenderly waters with happiness. (Andrée Asmar)
If a man gives flowers to his wife for no reason, there is a reason. (Molly McGee)
A woman without love is like a flower without the sun, it withers. (Jean-Pierre Jeunet)
Mature virgins, ceasing to dream, focus the need to love – on cats, on dogs, more tender souls – on flowers. (Ivan Goncharov)

Love and flowers

Flowers are love’s truest language. (Park Benjamin)
Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow. (John Lennon)
Love is a delicious flower, but you have to have the courage to pick it on the edge of a terrible precipice. (Stendhal)
Flowers are nature’s thoughts of love. (Bettina von Arnim)
Love, if contained in a single flower, is infinite. (Antonio Porchia)
Love and flowers only last one spring. (Pierre de Ronsard)
The flower you single out is a rejection of all other flowers; nevertheless, only on these terms is it beautiful. (Antoine de Saint-Exupéry)
Love is like wildflowers; it’s often found in the most unlikely places. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
Each apple is a flower that has known love. (Felix Leclerc)

Flowers features

Flowers are the music of the earth. (Marty Rubin)
A flower blossoms for its own joy. (Oscar Wilde)
Flowers seem intended for the solace of ordinary humanity. (John Ruskin)
The violets in the mountains have broken the rocks. (Tennessee Williams)
When the flower is about to open, it is with such determination that, despite its apparent fragility, no external force can deter it. (Rainer Maria Rilke)
Wildflowers don’t care where they grow. (Dolly Parton)
Every flower must grow through dirt. (Laurie Jean Sennott)
No flower wants to be at home when it is raining outside! (Mehmet Murat Idan)

People and flowers

A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, and a man cannot live without love. (Max Muller)
Flowers always make people better, happier and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul. (Luther Burbank)
Gardens and flowers have a way of bringing people together, drawing them from their homes. (Clare Ansberry)
Who Cares To Watch Wild Carrot Blossom In Cherry Blossom Time? (Sode Yamaguchi)
Flowers have an expression of countenance as much as men and animals. Some seem to smile; some have a sad expression; some are pensive and diffident; others again are plain, honest and upright, like the broad-faced sunflower and the hollyhock. (Henry Ward Beecher)

Art and flowers

Art is the flower of nature. (F. Grillparzer)
A flower is an entirely poetic being. (Novalis)
Art is a ceaseless attempt to compete with the beauty of flowers – and always fails. (Marc Chagall)
The flower of illusion produces the fruit of reality. (Paul Claudel)
Creativity is a flower that blooms in encouragement but discouragement often prevents it from blooming. (Alex F. Osborn)
The work of great artists is always a beautiful garden with flowers and burdock, and not a beautiful park with hard-packed paths. (Alexander Blok)
I must have flowers, always, and always. (Claude Monet)

Death and flowers

Who wants flowers when you’re dead? Nobody. (J.D. Salinger)
The flowers of forgetfulness grow best on graves. (George Sand)
Most flowers a person receives when he can no longer enjoy their beauty and smell. (Edward Sevrus)
Whatever is truly alive must die. Look at the flowers; only plastic flowers never die. (Anthony De Mello)
Pleasure is like a flower: you pick it and it dies after a few hours. (Roger Fournier)
Fashion is a dead flower. (Francis Picabia)
Flowers on the grave of the enemy smell intoxicating. (Stanisław Jerzy Lec)

Gardeners and flowers

The very best relationship has a gardener and a flower. The gardener nurtures and the flower blooms. (Carole Radziwill)
Those of you who cultivate the flowers, are like the flowers, and help make this city a city of flowers. (Tanja Boskovic)
I love flowers and gardeners. Flowers evoke love, and gardeners, I have often remarked, have the most beautiful children in the world. (Jacques Ferron)
I hope that while so many people are out smelling the flowers, someone is taking the time to plant some.(Herbert Rappaport)

Quotes about gardening

Relationship and flowers

A relationship is a flower that we like to pick ourselves. (Anne Barratin)
You mean, and then mixed things up a bit? Never apologise. Never talk. Send flowers. No letter. Only flowers. They cover up everything. Even graves. (Erich Maria Remarque)
One never ought to listen to the flowers. One should simply look at them and breathe their fragrance. Mine perfumed all my planet. But I did not know how to take pleasure in all her grace. This tale of claws, which disturbed me so much, should only have filled my heart with tenderness and pity. (Antoine de Saint-Exupéry)

Happiness and flowers

Happiness is a flower that should not be picked. (Andre Maurois)
Happiness is a flower that grows on the path of goodness. (Mazouz Hacene)
Flowers are happy things. (P.G. Wodehouse)
And even the unhappiest life has its sunny moments and its little flowers of happiness between sand and stone. (Hermann Hesse)
Look at the flowers-for no reason. It is simply unbelievable how happy flowers are. (Osho)

Butterflies and flowers

The butterfly is a flying flower, the flower a tethered butterfly. (Ecouchard Le Brun)
Butterflies are self propelled flowers. (Robert A. Heinlein)
Each flower attracts its fly. (Jules Renard)
Falling flower
Suddenly returned to the branch
It turned out: a butterfly! (A. Moritake)

Miracle and flowers

If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly our whole life would change. (Buddha)
We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today. (Dale Carnegie)
Then there were harebells, tiny lanterns, cream white and almost sinful looking, and these were so rare and magical that a child, finding one, felt singled out and special all day long. (John Steinbeck)

Friends and flowers

In joy or sadness, flowers are our constant friends. (Okakura Kakuzo)
Friendship is a very fragile little flower; it should not be put in everyone’s hands. (Gaston Dubosc)
I think that real friendship always makes us feel such sweet gratitude, because the world almost always seems like a very hard desert, and the flowers that grow there seem to grow against such high odds. (Stephen King)

March and flowers

It is in the month of March that tries to open wild anemone with trembling corollas. (Alfred de Musset)
Now when the primrose makes a splendid show, And lilies face the March-winds in full blow, And humbler growths as moved with one desire; Put on, to welcome spring, their best attire… (William Wordsworth)
Boredom is . . . when the same naive flowers blossom again in the month of March. (Iwan Goll)

Quotes about March

Laughter and flowers

Earth laughs in flowers. — Ralph Waldo Emerson
I will follow the upward road today; I will keep my face to the light. I will think high thoughts as I go my way; I will do what I know is right. I will look for the flowers by the side of the road; I will laugh and love and be strong. I will try to lighten another’s load this day as I fare along. (Mary S. Edgar)

Children and flowers

Children are the flowers of life. (Maxim Gorky)
A child who smiles is a flower that opens. (Dimitri Vallat)
There is nothing more touching than the ecstatic gaze of a child in front of a flower except, perhaps, to see an adult who still manages to do the same. (Yvon Devault)

Fragrance and flowers

Perfumes are the feelings of flowers. (Heinrich Heine)
Scent is the soul of flowers, and sea flowers, as splendid as they may be, have no soul! (Jules Verne)
What’s in a name? That which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet. (William Shakespeare)

Beauty and flowers

Flowers… are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty out-values all the utilities of the world. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
Flowers don’t worry about how they’re going to bloom. They just open up and turn toward the light and that makes them beautiful. (Jim Carrey)

Attitude to flowers

Flowers are restful to look at. They have neither emotions nor conflicts. (Sigmund Freud)
A morning glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books. (Walt Whitman)
I hate flowers — I paint them because they’re cheaper than models and they don’t move. (Georgia O’Keeffe)

International Women’s Dayand flowers

Having founded the holiday on March 8, Clara Zetkin became Mother Teresa for flower sellers. (Ashot Nadanian)
The greatest provocation of the 20th century. The March 8 holiday was invented by flower merchants, and they blamed everything on Clara Zetkin. (R. Rogers)

Quotes about International Women’s Day

Life and flowers

Where flowers degenerate man cannot live. (Napoleon Bonaparte)
The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life. (Jean Giraudoux)
Life is the flower for which love is the honey. (Victor Hugo)

Dancing and flowers

Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair… (Susan Polis Schutz)
Open blooms like ballet-skirted ladies. (John Steinbeck)
Ballet is hard labor in flowers. (F. Ranevskaya)

Spring and flowers

Blossom by blossom the spring begins. (Algernon Charles Swinburne)
You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming. (Pablo Neruda)
Spring unlocks the flowers to paint the laughing soil. (Reginald Heber)

Autumn and flowers

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. (Albert Camus)
By the way, the flowers in autumn are more colorful and luminous than those of summer, and they die earlier… (Erich Maria Remarque)

Words and flowers

Flowers are words which even a babe may understand. (Arthur Cleveland Coxe)
Flowers don’t tell, they show. (Stephanie Skeem)

Hope and flowers

Where flowers bloom so does hope. (Lady Bird Johnson)
Flowers are without hope. Because hope is tomorrow and flowers have no tomorrow. (Antonio Porchia)

Time and flowers

Every flower blooms in its own time. (Ken Petti)
Minds are like flowers; they open only when the time is right. (Stephen Richards)

Weeds and flowers

A weed is but an unloved flower. (Ella Wheeler Wilcox)
Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them. (A.A. Milne)

Soul and flowers

Flowers feed the soul. (Hadith Mohammed)
Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature. (Gerard de Nerval)

Path and flowers

If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads. (Anatole France)
When you’re walking under a hot sun, you don’t stop to pick even the choicest flower. (Honoré de Balzac)

Freedom and flowers

The most beautiful of all flowers is the flower of freedom. (Jean Fischart)
Hearts, like flowers, cannot be rudely handled, but must open naturally… (Louisa May Alcott)

Quotes about freedom

World and flowers

A flower invents the perfection of the world. (Fernand Verhesen)
What a lonely place it would be to have a world without a wildflower! (Roland R. Kemler)

Others

Politeness is the flower of humanity. (Joseph Joubert)
When a flower doesn’t bloom, you fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower. (Alexander Den Heijer)
The flowers burned on their stalks like yellow tongues of flame. (Dorothy Canfield)

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