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135 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!


The earth laughs in flowers.



She is a wildflower. Let her bloom!



Flowers preach to us if we will hear.



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



The flower fades that is not looked upon.



Flowers feed the soul.



A flower blooms best in a happy pot.



I want my flowers while I'm alive.



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



Gather the flowers, but spare the buds.



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.



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



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.



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



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



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



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



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



Flowers grow out of dark moments.



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



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



Deep in their roots all flowers keep the light.



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:

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.



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



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



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



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



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



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



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.



Our finest flowers are often weeds transplanted.



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.



The flowers like me back.



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.



The ancients called beauty the flowering of virtue.



All are nothing but flowers in a flowering universe.



Everything is soul and flowering.



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



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



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



As flower blooms in spring, compassion grows in mindfulness.



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.



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



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.



Only paper flowers are afraid of the rain.



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

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?



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



Sweet peas were the kind of flowers fairies slept in.



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



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



How precious is a growing flower and a smiling child?



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



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



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



Flowers seem intended for the solace of ordinary humanity.



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



We have much to hope from the flowers.



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



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



I always notice flowers.



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



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



Each separate flower has a magic all its own.



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.



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



These flowers are like the pleasures of the world.



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



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



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



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



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



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



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





I think I like wildflowers best, I explain. They just grow wherever they want. No one has to plant them. And then their seeds blow in the wind and they find a new place to grow.



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.



'Tis my faith that every flower
Enjoys the air it breathes!



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



I dream of a quiet man who explains nothing and defends nothing, but only knows where the rarest wildflowers are blooming, and who goes, and finds that he is smiling not by his own will.





Wildflowers are the stuff of my heart!



In joy or sadness, flowers are our constant friends.



Where flowers bloom, so does hope.



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



Flowers are the remnants of paradise on earth.



He who wants a rose must respect her thorn.



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



A flower blossoms for its own joy.



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



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.



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



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.



Like wildflowers you must allow yourself to grow in all the places people thought you never would.



The road to freedom is bordered with sunflowers.



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



Life is the flower for which love is the honey.



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.



To me, flowers are happiness.



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



Wild flowers grow where they will.



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



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



The Amen of nature is always a flower.



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



Flowers are happy things.



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



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



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.



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



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



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



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



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


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