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Fabulous Flower Quotes

Well, flowers speak for themselves. So achingly beautiful they are! We hope you enjoy these flower quotes, and please share the beauty widely!

Quote: Life is the flower for which love is the honey. by author Victor Hugo overlaid on photo of purple petaled flower with vase selective focus photography
Photo Credit: Elena Ferrer

Life is the flower for which love is the honey.


Quote: Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature. by author Gérard de Nerval overlaid on photo of gray and brown hummingbird perching on yellow petaled flower
Photo Credit: John Duncan

Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.


Quote: The earth laughs in flowers. by author Ralph Waldo Emerson overlaid on photo of white petaled flower bloom during daytime
Photo Credit: Caleb Woods

The earth laughs in flowers.


Quote: She is a wildflower. Let her bloom! by author Avijeet Das overlaid on photo of pink flowers in tilt shift lens
Photo Credit: J Lee

She is a wildflower. Let her bloom!


Quote: Flowers feed the soul. by author Nazr Mohammed overlaid on photo of photo of author Nazr Mohammed with quote

Flowers feed the soul.


Quote: The rose is the flower and handmaiden of love -- the lily, her fair associate, is the emblem of beauty and purity. by author Dorothea Dix overlaid on photo of yellow petaled flower screenshot
Photo Credit: Yoksel Œ¿ Zok

The rose is the flower and handmaiden of love -- the lily, her fair associate, is the emblem of beauty and purity.


Quote: Wildflowers can't be controlled, and neither can the girl with a soul boundless as the sky, and a spirit as free and wild as the ocean. by author Melody Lee overlaid on photo of purple flowers under sunny sky
Photo Credit: kiyomi shiomura

Wildflowers can't be controlled, and neither can the girl with a soul boundless as the sky, and a spirit as free and wild as the ocean.


Quote: One of the most attractive things about the flowers is their beautiful reserve. by author Henry David Thoreau overlaid on photo of white tulip flower in close up photography
Photo Credit: Jocelyn Morales

One of the most attractive things about the flowers is their beautiful reserve.


Quote: Wildflowers are the stuff of my heart! by author Lady Bird Johnson overlaid on photo of pink flowers in tilt shift lens
Photo Credit: J Lee

Wildflowers are the stuff of my heart!


Quote: In joy or sadness, flowers are our constant friends. by author Okakura Kakuzo overlaid on photo of purple petaled flower
Photo Credit: Biegun Wschodni

In joy or sadness, flowers are our constant friends.


Quote: Where flowers bloom, so does hope. by author Lady Bird Johnson overlaid on photo of photo of about to bloom lotus flower
Photo Credit: kazuend

Where flowers bloom, so does hope.


Quote: Love is like wildflowers; it's often found in the most unlikely places. by author Ralph Waldo Emerson overlaid on photo of monarch butterfly perched on pink flower in close up photography during daytime
Photo Credit: Sam Mgrdichian

Love is like wildflowers; it's often found in the most unlikely places.


Quote: Flowers are the remnants of paradise on earth. by author John of Kronstadt overlaid on photo of sunset with agave stem
Photo Credit: DiscoverQuotes Staff

Flowers are the remnants of paradise on earth.


Quote: He who wants a rose must respect her thorn. by author Andre Gide overlaid on photo of pink rose in close up photography
Photo Credit: Anna Pavlin

He who wants a rose must respect her thorn.


Quote: A flower blossoms for its own joy. by author Oscar Wilde overlaid on photo of pink rose bud closeup photo
Photo Credit: Alisa Olaivar

A flower blossoms for its own joy.


Quote: When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other. by author Chinese Proverb overlaid on photo of yellow flower field under clear sky
Photo Credit: Jeremy Bishop

When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other.


Quote: Don't wait for someone to bring you flowers. Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul. by author Osho overlaid on photo of pink and white tulips on white surface
Photo Credit: Larisa Birta

Don't wait for someone to bring you flowers. Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul.


Quote: I must have flowers, always, and always. by author Claude Monet overlaid on photo of pink tree
Photo Credit: Ruby Doan

I must have flowers, always, and always.


Quote: A flower does not think of competing to the flower next to it. It just blooms. by author Sensei Ogui overlaid on photo of red rose illustration
Photo Credit: Kyaw Tun

A flower does not think of competing to the flower next to it. It just blooms.


Quote: 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. by author Miranda Kerr overlaid on photo of shallow depth of field photography of sunflower

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.


Quote: The road to freedom is bordered with sunflowers. by author Martin Firrell overlaid on photo of selective focus photography of sunflower
Photo Credit: Papaver rhoeas

The road to freedom is bordered with sunflowers.


Quote: To me, flowers are happiness. by author Stefano Gabbana overlaid on photo of photo of about to bloom lotus flower
Photo Credit: kazuend

To me, flowers are happiness.


Quote: Wild flowers grow where they will. by author Rachel Lambert Mellon overlaid on photo of flowers
Photo Credit: DiscoverQuotes Staff

Wild flowers grow where they will.




Quote: Happiness held is the seed; Happiness shared is the flower. by author John Harrigan overlaid on photo of selective focus photo of woman holding sunflower surrounded by sunflowers
Photo Credit: Blake Cheek

Happiness held is the seed; Happiness shared is the flower.


Quote: Pick up a sunflower and count the florets running into its centre, or count the spiral scales of a pine cone or a pineapple, running from its bottom up its sides to the top, and you will find an extraordinary truth: recurring numbers, ratios and proportions. by author Charles Jencks overlaid on photo of photo of author Charles Jencks with quote

Pick up a sunflower and count the florets running into its centre, or count the spiral scales of a pine cone or a pineapple, running from its bottom up its sides to the top, and you will find an extraordinary truth: recurring numbers, ratios and proportions.


Quote: Flowers preach to us if we will hear. by author Christina Rossetti overlaid on photo of photo of author Christina Rossetti with quote

Flowers preach to us if we will hear.


Quote: Flowers are the smiles of earth inviting you to enjoy the beauty of love. by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of multicolored abstract painting
Photo Credit: Geordanna Cordero

Flowers are the smiles of earth inviting you to enjoy the beauty of love.


Quote: The flower fades that is not looked upon. by author Edward Counsel overlaid on photo of pink and white flowers in tilt shift lens
Photo Credit: Foad Roshan

The flower fades that is not looked upon.


Quote: A flower blooms best in a happy pot. by author V. C. Andrews overlaid on photo of photo of author V. C. Andrews with quote

A flower blooms best in a happy pot.


Quote: I want my flowers while I'm alive. by author Chubby Checker overlaid on photo of pink rose bud closeup photo
Photo Credit: Alisa Olaivar

I want my flowers while I'm alive.


Quote: Personality is to a man what perfume is to a flower. by author Charles M. Schwab overlaid on photo of cactus flowers
Photo Credit: DiscoverQuotes Staff

Personality is to a man what perfume is to a flower.


Gather the flowers, but spare the buds.


Quote: 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 author Anne Morrow Lindbergh overlaid on photo of photo of author Anne Morrow Lindbergh with quote

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.


You want to give me chocolate and flowers? That would be great. I love them both. I just don't want them out of guilt, and I don't want them if you're not going to give them to all the people who helped mother our children.


Quote: A woman should be like a single flower, not a whole bouquet. by author Anna Held overlaid on photo of person holding yellow sunflower bouquet
Photo Credit: Eugenia Clara

A woman should be like a single flower, not a whole bouquet.


Quote: I want it said of me by those who knew me best, that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow. by author Abraham Lincoln overlaid on photo of shallow focus photography of purple flower
Photo Credit: Mike

I want it said of me by those who knew me best, that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.


Quote: Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them. by author A. A. Milne overlaid on photo of cactus flowers
Photo Credit: DiscoverQuotes Staff

Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them.


Quote: If you think squash is a competitive activity, try flower arranging. by author Alan Bennett overlaid on photo of green and red flowers
Photo Credit: Annie Spratt

If you think squash is a competitive activity, try flower arranging.


Quote: Flowers are without hope. Because hope is tomorrow and flowers have no tomorrow. by author Antonio Porchia overlaid on photo of blooming yellow sunflower field
Photo Credit: Timothy Eberly

Flowers are without hope. Because hope is tomorrow and flowers have no tomorrow.


Quote: From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in them and that is eternity. by author Edvard Munch overlaid on photo of brown and black butterfly perched on white flower in close up photography during daytime
Photo Credit: Sagar Kulkarni

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


Quote: Flowers grow out of dark moments. by author Corita Kent overlaid on photo of flowers
Photo Credit: DiscoverQuotes Staff

Flowers grow out of dark moments.


Quote: After women, flowers are the most lovely thing God has given the world. by author Christian Dior overlaid on photo of woman standing on sunflower field
Photo Credit: Jayson Hinrichsen

After women, flowers are the most lovely thing God has given the world.


Quote: Minds are like flowers; they open only when the time is right. by author Stephen Richards overlaid on photo of cat with flower
Photo Credit: DiscoverQuotes Staff

Minds are like flowers; they open only when the time is right.


Quote: Deep in their roots all flowers keep the light. by author Theodore Roethke overlaid on photo of woman in black shirt standing on yellow flower field during daytime
Photo Credit: Francesco Salandin

Deep in their roots all flowers keep the light.


Quote: Flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words. They are the hieroglyphics of angels, loved by all men for the beauty of their character. by author Lydia M. Child overlaid on photo of red flower in white background
Photo Credit: Yaoqi

Flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words. They are the hieroglyphics of angels, loved by all men for the beauty of their character.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words. They are the hieroglyphics of angels, loved by all men for the beauty of their character, though few can decipher even fragments of their meaning.


Quote: A morning glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books. by author Walt Whitman overlaid on photo of brown and white butterfly on purple petaled flower
Photo Credit: Aaron Burden

A morning glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.




Quote: Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty out-values all the utilities of the world. by author Ralph Waldo Emerson overlaid on photo of beige concrete wall
Photo Credit: Lysander Yuen

Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty out-values all the utilities of the world.


Quote: Out of the earth came whole troops of flowers, like motley stars. by author Felix Salten overlaid on photo of depth photography of purple petaled flowers
Photo Credit: Edi Libedinsky

Out of the earth came whole troops of flowers, like motley stars.


Quote: How I wished that I could come back as a flower
To spread the sweetness of love. by author Stevie Wonder overlaid on photo of couple hugging wallpaper
Photo Credit: Natalia Sobolivska

How I wished that I could come back as a flower
To spread the sweetness of love.


Quote: Those of you who cultivate the flowers, are like the flowers, and help make this city a city of flowers. by author Sanja Boskovic overlaid on photo of white flower with black background
Photo Credit: Nataliya Solomakha

Those of you who cultivate the flowers, are like the flowers, and help make this city a city of flowers.


Quote: I'd go without food if I could have a flower. by author Caryl Churchill overlaid on photo of selective focus photography of sunflower
Photo Credit: Annie Spratt

I'd go without food if I could have a flower.


Quote: Passion flower
Sent from the blue above
You're a flower of love
Passion flower
Free as a star in flight
Laughing through the night. by author Duke Ellington overlaid on photo of purple petaled flower on gray surface
Photo Credit: Annie Spratt

Passion flower
Sent from the blue above
You're a flower of love
Passion flower
Free as a star in flight
Laughing through the night.


Quote: Our finest flowers are often weeds transplanted. by author Albert Hubbard overlaid on photo of photo of author Albert Hubbard with quote

Our finest flowers are often weeds transplanted.


Quote: A flower's just a seed when it's young
And every flower's reaching, every flower's reaching
Every flower's reaching for the sun. by author Peter, Paul and Mary overlaid on photo of purple flowers under cloudy sky
Photo Credit: Aneta Foubíková

A flower's just a seed when it's young
And every flower's reaching, every flower's reaching
Every flower's reaching for the sun.


Quote: The flowers like me back. by author John H. Carroll overlaid on photo of flower garden
Photo Credit: Phil Hodkinson

The flowers like me back.


Quote: If you admire somebody you should go ahead and tell them; people never get the flowers while they can still smell them. by author Reddit overlaid on photo of purple-petaled flower on selective focus photography
Photo Credit: Roxxie Blackham

If you admire somebody you should go ahead and tell them; people never get the flowers while they can still smell them.


Quote: Love speaks in flowers. Truth requires thorns. by author Leigh Bardugo overlaid on photo of gray and brown hummingbird perching on yellow petaled flower
Photo Credit: John Duncan

Love speaks in flowers. Truth requires thorns.


Quote: The ancients called beauty the flowering of virtue. by author Ralph Waldo Emerson overlaid on photo of purple flower in tilt shift lens
Photo Credit: Martin Sanchez

The ancients called beauty the flowering of virtue.


Quote: All are nothing but flowers in a flowering universe. by author Soen Nakagawa overlaid on photo of pink rose in close up photography
Photo Credit: Anna Pavlin

All are nothing but flowers in a flowering universe.


Quote: Everything is soul and flowering. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of pink tree
Photo Credit: Ruby Doan

Everything is soul and flowering.


Quote: A beautiful flower does not exist. There's only a moment when a flower looks beautiful. by author Yohji Yamamoto overlaid on photo of photo of author Yohji Yamamoto with quote

A beautiful flower does not exist. There's only a moment when a flower looks beautiful.


Quote: It is the ultimate opportunity of a lifetime to try to understand the dreams and desires of a blooming flower. by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of orange flowers
Photo Credit: Andres Bartelsman

It is the ultimate opportunity of a lifetime to try to understand the dreams and desires of a blooming flower.


Quote: Peace is not just the absence of violence,peace is when the flowers bloom. by author Amrita Pritam overlaid on photo of pink flower
Photo Credit: Xuan Nguyen

Peace is not just the absence of violence,peace is when the flowers bloom.


Quote: As flower blooms in spring, compassion grows in mindfulness. by author Amit Ray overlaid on photo of worm's eye view photography of pink cheery blossom tree
Photo Credit: Henry & Co.

As flower blooms in spring, compassion grows in mindfulness.


Quote: Inside each one of us is a beautiful flower garden. This is the garden of the soul. With each lesson we learn, the garden grows. As we learn together, our individual gardens form a tranquil paradise. by author Sri Chinmoy overlaid on photo of pink petaled flower
Photo Credit: Han Chenxu

Inside each one of us is a beautiful flower garden. This is the garden of the soul. With each lesson we learn, the garden grows. As we learn together, our individual gardens form a tranquil paradise.


Quote: We waste our best years in distilling the sweetest flowers of life into potions which, after all, do not immortalize, but only intoxicate. by author Henry Wadsworth Longfellow overlaid on photo of selective focus of common poppy flower
Photo Credit: Quaritsch Photography

We waste our best years in distilling the sweetest flowers of life into potions which, after all, do not immortalize, but only intoxicate.


Quote: Silently a flower blooms,
In silence it falls away;
Yet here now, at this moment, at this place,
The world of the flower, the whole of the world is blooming.
This is the talk of the flower, the truth of the blossom;
The glory of eternal life is fully shining here. by author Zenkei Shibayama overlaid on photo of photo of author Zenkei Shibayama with quote

Silently a flower blooms,
In silence it falls away;
Yet here now, at this moment, at this place,
The world of the flower, the whole of the world is blooming.
This is the talk of the flower, the truth of the blossom;
The glory of eternal life is fully shining here.


Quote: Only paper flowers are afraid of the rain. by author Mary Quant overlaid on photo of two women holding flowers
Photo Credit: Sam Manns

Only paper flowers are afraid of the rain.


Quote: Collaboration is the essence of life. The wind, bees and flowers work together, to spread the pollen. by author Amit Ray overlaid on photo of yellow sunflower in glass vase
Photo Credit: Cath Smith

Collaboration is the essence of life. The wind, bees and flowers work together, to spread the pollen.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Collaboration is the essence of life. The wind, bees and flowers work together, to spread the pollen. Mindfulness gives us the opportunity to work with the cosmic collaboration.


Quote: The older I grow the more do I love spring and spring flowers. Is it so with you? by author Emily Dickinson overlaid on photo of black and white butterfly on pink flower
Photo Credit: Joshua J. Cotten

The older I grow the more do I love spring and spring flowers. Is it so with you?


Quote: For thee the wonder-working earth puts forth sweet flowers. by author Lucretius overlaid on photo of shallow focus photography of white flowers
Photo Credit: Anthony DELANOIX

For thee the wonder-working earth puts forth sweet flowers.


Quote: Sweet peas were the kind of flowers fairies slept in. by author Allison Pearson overlaid on photo of red rose
Photo Credit: Panha Kang

Sweet peas were the kind of flowers fairies slept in.


Quote: Only God can shape a flower, but any foolish child can pull it to pieces. by author Og Mandino overlaid on photo of multicolored abstract painting
Photo Credit: Geordanna Cordero

Only God can shape a flower, but any foolish child can pull it to pieces.


Quote: Let your Life be a garden of peace and your smile be a bloom of flowers. by author Dinakar Phillip overlaid on photo of yellow bee beside purple petaled flower during daytime
Photo Credit: Jess Bailey

Let your Life be a garden of peace and your smile be a bloom of flowers.


Quote: How precious is a growing flower and a smiling child? by author Alan Maiccon overlaid on photo of purple, white, and pink floral painting
Photo Credit: Annie Spratt

How precious is a growing flower and a smiling child?


Quote: Send me flowers while I'm alive. They won't do me a damn bit of good after I'm dead. by author Joan Crawford overlaid on photo of yellow flower in green grass field
Photo Credit: Jason Dent

Send me flowers while I'm alive. They won't do me a damn bit of good after I'm dead.


Quote: A clever man without wisdom is like a beautiful flower without fragrance. by author Leonardo da Vinci overlaid on photo of white flower in grayscale photography
Photo Credit: Jocelyn Morales

A clever man without wisdom is like a beautiful flower without fragrance.


Quote: The silence of a flower: a kind of silence which we continually evade, of which we find only the shadow in dreams. by author Vicki Lewis Thompson overlaid on photo of red tulips
Photo Credit: lilartsy

The silence of a flower: a kind of silence which we continually evade, of which we find only the shadow in dreams.


Quote: Flowers seem intended for the solace of ordinary humanity. by author John Ruskin overlaid on photo of pink and white flowers on white surface
Photo Credit: Darren Nunis

Flowers seem intended for the solace of ordinary humanity.


Quote: Love is the answer, and you know that for sure; 
Love is a flower, you've got to let it grow. by author John Lennon overlaid on photo of pink tulip flower
Photo Credit: Marc Schulte

Love is the answer, and you know that for sure;
Love is a flower, you've got to let it grow.


Quote: We have much to hope from the flowers. by author Arthur Conan Doyle overlaid on photo of pink tree
Photo Credit: Ruby Doan

We have much to hope from the flowers.


Quote: He is happiest who hath power to gather wisdom from a flower. by author Mary Howitt overlaid on photo of cat with flower
Photo Credit: DiscoverQuotes Staff

He is happiest who hath power to gather wisdom from a flower.


Quote: I hope some day to meet God, because I want to thank Him for the flowers. by author Robert Breault overlaid on photo of brown butterfly perched on flower
Photo Credit: Thierry Chabot

I hope some day to meet God, because I want to thank Him for the flowers.


Quote: I always notice flowers. by author Andy Warhol overlaid on photo of photo of about to bloom lotus flower
Photo Credit: kazuend

I always notice flowers.


Quote: The lovely flowers embarrass me. They make me regret I am not a bee. by author Emily Dickinson overlaid on photo of photography of yellow petaled flowers field
Photo Credit: Johannes Plenio

The lovely flowers embarrass me. They make me regret I am not a bee.


Quote: Flowers always have it -- poise, completion, fulfillment, perfection. by author Anne Morrow Lindbergh overlaid on photo of photo of author Anne Morrow Lindbergh with quote

Flowers always have it -- poise, completion, fulfillment, perfection.


Quote: Each separate flower has a magic all its own. by author Myrtle Reed overlaid on photo of photo of author Myrtle Reed with quote

Each separate flower has a magic all its own.


Quote: The heart is like a flower. Unless it is open, it cannot release its fragrance into the world. by author Rajneesh overlaid on photo of selective focus photography of brown and black butterfly flying near blooming purple petaled flowers
Photo Credit: Gary Bendig

The heart is like a flower. Unless it is open, it cannot release its fragrance into the world.


Quote: Happiness radiates like the fragrance from a flower, and draws all good things toward you. by author Maharishi Mahesh Yogi overlaid on photo of pink and white tulips on white surface
Photo Credit: Larisa Birta

Happiness radiates like the fragrance from a flower, and draws all good things toward you.


Quote: Be like the flower, turn your faces to the sun. by author Khalil Gibran overlaid on photo of selective focus photography of sunflower
Photo Credit: Annie Spratt

Be like the flower, turn your faces to the sun.


Quote: These flowers are like the pleasures of the world. by author William Shakespeare overlaid on photo of pink flowers with white background
Photo Credit: TOMOKO UJI

These flowers are like the pleasures of the world.


Quote: Even if the flower is no more, still, the fragrance can be. by author Jaggi Vasudev overlaid on photo of photo of author Jaggi Vasudev with quote

Even if the flower is no more, still, the fragrance can be.


Quote: Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair. by author Susan Polis Schutz overlaid on photo of yellow flower field during sunset
Photo Credit: Robin Mathlener

Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair.


Quote: Mindfulness gives us the power to understand our deep connection with the trees, flowers, stars, sun and the moon. by author Amit Ray overlaid on photo of orange flowers
Photo Credit: Andres Bartelsman

Mindfulness gives us the power to understand our deep connection with the trees, flowers, stars, sun and the moon.


Quote: You're frustrated because you keep waiting for the blooming of flowers of which you have yet to sow the seeds. by author Steve Maraboli overlaid on photo of yellow petaled flower screenshot
Photo Credit: Yoksel Œ¿ Zok

You're frustrated because you keep waiting for the blooming of flowers of which you have yet to sow the seeds.


Quote: Flowers in the city are like lipstick on a woman-it just makes you look better to have a little color. by author Lady Bird Johnson overlaid on photo of two white flowers
Photo Credit: Louise Pilgaard

Flowers in the city are like lipstick on a woman-it just makes you look better to have a little color.


Quote: Be a tree of love and let it bloom with flowers of happiness. by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of shallow focus photography of white flowers
Photo Credit: Anthony DELANOIX

Be a tree of love and let it bloom with flowers of happiness.


Quote: When you bloom like a blossom, you must help other flower buds to bloom too. by author Munia Khan overlaid on photo of pot on window with flowers
Photo Credit: Vincent Giersch

When you bloom like a blossom, you must help other flower buds to bloom too.


Quote: I smile like a flower not only with my lips but with my whole being. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of sunflower
Photo Credit: Domenico Gentile

I smile like a flower not only with my lips but with my whole being.


Quote: Break open a cherry tree and there are no flowers, but the spring breeze brings forth myriad blossoms. by author Ikkyu Sojun overlaid on photo of yellow sunflower on white wall
Photo Credit: monica dahiya

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


Quote: That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind. by author William Wordsworth overlaid on photo of brown rock formation beside calm body of water near mountain at daytime
Photo Credit: Ethan Dow

That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind.


Quote: One marked feature of the people, both high and low, is a love for flowers. by author Robert Fortune overlaid on photo of red tulip flowers under calm blue sky
Photo Credit: Esther Gorlee

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


Quote: The fact that the colors in the flower have evolved in order to attract insects to pollinate it is interesting; that means insects can see the colors. That adds a question: does this aesthetic sense we have also exist in lower forms of life? by author Richard P. Feynman overlaid on photo of photo of author Richard P. Feynman with quote

The fact that the colors in the flower have evolved in order to attract insects to pollinate it is interesting; that means insects can see the colors. That adds a question: does this aesthetic sense we have also exist in lower forms of life?


Quote: By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower. by author Rabindranath Tagore overlaid on photo of selective focus photo of four green humming birds with red flowers
Photo Credit: James Wainscoat

By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower.


Quote: The flower which is single need not envy the thorns that are numerous. by author Rabindranath Tagore overlaid on photo of white flower in grayscale photography
Photo Credit: Jocelyn Morales

The flower which is single need not envy the thorns that are numerous.


Quote: Pick a flower on Earth and you move the farthest star. by author Paul Dirac overlaid on photo of person holding yellow petaled flower
Photo Credit: Kawin Harasai

Pick a flower on Earth and you move the farthest star.




Quote: The flower in the vase smiles, but no longer laughs. by author Malcolm de Chazal overlaid on photo of pink rose in close up photography
Photo Credit: Anna Pavlin

The flower in the vase smiles, but no longer laughs.


Quote: The Japanese say, If the flower is to be beautiful, it must be cultivated. by author Lester Cole overlaid on photo of white tulips in white background
Photo Credit: Adriana Antunes

The Japanese say, If the flower is to be beautiful, it must be cultivated.


Quote: When we look at the flowers, we suddenly forget so many important things. We forget that all flowers die. We forget that winter will come again. We forget that nothing really endures and that, like the flowers that die at the end of the growing season, we'll join them in the cold ground. by author Jonathan Maberry overlaid on photo of Jonathan Maberry quote: When we look at the flowers, we suddenly forget so many important things. We forget that all flowers die. We forget that winter will come again. We forget that nothing really endures and that, like the flowers that die at the end of the growing season, we'll join them in the cold ground.- black text on quotes background

When we look at the flowers, we suddenly forget so many important things. We forget that all flowers die. We forget that winter will come again. We forget that nothing really endures and that, like the flowers that die at the end of the growing season, we'll join them in the cold ground.


Quote: All flowers in time bend towards the sun, I know you say there's no one for you, But here is one. by author Jeff Buckley overlaid on photo of pink and yellow flower painting
Photo Credit: Andres Hernandez

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


Quote: There is that in the glance of a flower which may at times control the greatest of creation's braggart lords. by author John Muir overlaid on photo of iris flower blue wallpaper
Photo Credit: Dim Gunger

There is that in the glance of a flower which may at times control the greatest of creation's braggart lords.


Quote: The smallest flower is a thought, a life answering to some feature of the Great Whole, of whom they have a persistent intuition. by author Honoré de Balzac overlaid on photo of photo of author Honoré de Balzac with quote

The smallest flower is a thought, a life answering to some feature of the Great Whole, of whom they have a persistent intuition.


Quote: Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into. by author Henry Ward Beecher overlaid on photo of monarch butterfly perched on orange flower in close up photography during daytime
Photo Credit: Calvin Mano

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


Quote: I'm really quite simple. I plant flowers and watch them grow... I stay at home and watch the river flow. by author George Harrison overlaid on photo of shallow focus photography of bee on flower
Photo Credit: Aaron Burden

I'm really quite simple. I plant flowers and watch them grow... I stay at home and watch the river flow.


Quote: The fairest thing in nature, a flower, still has its roots in earth and manure. by author D. H. Lawrence overlaid on photo of photo of author D. H. Lawrence with quote

The fairest thing in nature, a flower, still has its roots in earth and manure.


Quote: Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration. by author D. H. Lawrence overlaid on photo of photo of author D. H. Lawrence with quote

Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.


Quote: All the lessons of history in four sentences: Whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad with power. The mills of God grind slowly, but they grind exceedingly small. The bee fertilizes the flower it robs. When it is dark enough, you can see the stars. by author Charles A. Beard overlaid on photo of photo of author Charles A. Beard with quote

All the lessons of history in four sentences: Whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad with power. The mills of God grind slowly, but they grind exceedingly small. The bee fertilizes the flower it robs. When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.


Quote: You always have to remember -- no matter what you're told -- that God loves all the flowers, even the wild ones that grow on the side of the highway. by author Cyndi Lauper overlaid on photo of person holding sunflower bouquet during daytime
Photo Credit: Kate Hliznitsova

You always have to remember -- no matter what you're told -- that God loves all the flowers, even the wild ones that grow on the side of the highway.


Quote: I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers. by author Claude Monet overlaid on photo of orange flowers
Photo Credit: Henry Be

I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.


Quote: To be overcome by the fragrance of flowers is a delectable form of defeat. by author Beverley Nichols overlaid on photo of red rose illustration
Photo Credit: Kyaw Tun

To be overcome by the fragrance of flowers is a delectable form of defeat.


Quote: 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 author Al Purdy overlaid on photo of photo of author Al Purdy with quote

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.


Quote: Spring, when the earth tilts closer to the sun, runs a strict timetable of flowers. by author Alice Oswald overlaid on photo of yellow flower in green grass field
Photo Credit: Jason Dent

Spring, when the earth tilts closer to the sun, runs a strict timetable of flowers.


Quote: Flowers make me irrationally happy. by author Alexa Von Tobel overlaid on photo of pink rose bud closeup photo
Photo Credit: Alisa Olaivar

Flowers make me irrationally happy.


Quote: Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. by author Albert Camus overlaid on photo of brown and black leaf in close up photography
Photo Credit: Omid Armin

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.


Quote: Be honest, be nice, be a flower not a weed. by author Aaron Neville overlaid on photo of photo of author Aaron Neville with quote

Be honest, be nice, be a flower not a weed.


Quote: A beautiful bouquet or a long-lasting flowering plant is a traditional gift for women, but I have recommended that both men and women keep fresh flowers in the home for their beauty, fragrance, and the lift they give our spirits. by author Andrew Weil overlaid on photo of photo of author Andrew Weil with quote

A beautiful bouquet or a long-lasting flowering plant is a traditional gift for women, but I have recommended that both men and women keep fresh flowers in the home for their beauty, fragrance, and the lift they give our spirits.


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