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

She is a wildflower. Let her bloom!

--Avijeet Das

Flowers preach to us if we will hear.

--Christina Rossetti

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

--Debasish Mridha, MD

The flower fades that is not looked upon.

--Edward Counsel

Flowers feed the soul.

--Nazr Mohammed

A flower blooms best in a happy pot.

--V. C. Andrews

I want my flowers while I'm alive.

--Chubby Checker

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

--Charles M. Schwab

Gather the flowers, but spare the buds.

--Andrew Marvell

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.

--Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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.

--Anne Lamott

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

--Anna Held

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.

--Abraham Lincoln

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

--A.A. Milne

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

--Alan Bennett

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

--Antonio Porchia

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

--Edvard Munch

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

--Dorothea Dix

Flowers grow out of dark moments.

--Corita Kent

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

--Christian Dior

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

--Stephen Richards

Deep in their roots all flowers keep the light.

--Theodore Roethke

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.

--Lydia M. Child

Longer Version:

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.

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

--Walt Whitman

The breath of flowers is far sweeter in the air than in the hand.

--Sir Francis Bacon

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

--Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

--Felix Salten

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

--Stevie Wonder

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

--Sanja Boskovic

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

--Caryl Churchill

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.

--Duke Ellington

Our finest flowers are often weeds transplanted.

--Albert Hubbard

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.

--Peter, Paul and Mary

The flowers like me back.

--John H. Carroll

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


Love speaks in flowers. Truth requires thorns.

--Leigh Bardugo

The ancients called beauty the flowering of virtue.

--Ralph Waldo Emerson

All are nothing but flowers in a flowering universe.

--Soen Nakagawa

Everything is soul and flowering.


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

--Yohji Yamamoto

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

--Debasish Mridha, MD

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

--Amrita Pritam

As flower blooms in spring, compassion grows in mindfulness.

--Amit Ray

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.

--Sri Chinmoy

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

--Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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.

--Zenkei Shibayama

Only paper flowers are afraid of the rain.

--Mary Quant

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

--Amit Ray

Longer Version:

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.

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

--Emily Dickinson

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


Sweet peas were the kind of flowers fairies slept in.

--Allison Pearson

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

--Og Mandino

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

--Dinakar Phillip

How precious is a growing flower and a smiling child?

--Alan Maiccon

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

--Joan Crawford

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

--Leonardo da Vinci

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

--Vicki Lewis Thompson

Flowers seem intended for the solace of ordinary humanity.

--John Ruskin

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

--John Lennon

We have much to hope from the flowers.

--Arthur Conan Doyle

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

--Mary Howitt

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

--Robert Breault

I always notice flowers.

--Andy Warhol

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

--Emily Dickinson

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

--Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Each separate flower has a magic all its own.

--Myrtle Reed

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


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

--Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

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

--Kahlil Gibran

These flowers are like the pleasures of the world.

--William Shakespeare

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

--Jaggi Vasudev

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

--Susan Polis Schutz

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

--Amit Ray

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

--Steve Maraboli

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

--Lady Bird Johnson

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

--Debasish Mridha, MD

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

--Munia Khan

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.

--Melody Lee

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

--Henry David Thoreau

Wildflowers are the stuff of my heart!

--Lady Bird Johnson

In joy or sadness, flowers are our constant friends.

--Okakura Kakuzo

Where flowers bloom, so does hope.

--Lady Bird Johnson

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

--Ralph Waldo Emerson

Flowers are the remnants of paradise on earth.

--John of Kronstadt

He who wants a rose must respect her thorn.

--Andre Gide

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


A flower blossoms for its own joy.

--Oscar Wilde

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

--Chinese Proverb

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


I must have flowers, always, and always.

--Claude Monet

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

--Sensei Ogui

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

The road to freedom is bordered with sunflowers.

--Martin Firrell

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

--Ikkyu Sojun

Life is the flower for which love is the honey.

--Victor Hugo

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.

--William Wordsworth

To me, flowers are happiness.

--Stefano Gabbana

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

--Robert Fortune

Wild flowers grow where they will.

--Rachel Lambert Mellon
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