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There is poetry among the wildflowers'.

--Rachel Irene Stevenson

Wildflowers don't care where they grow.

--Dolly Parton

One person's weed is another person's wildflower.

--Susan Wittig Albert

To those whom the tree, the birds, the wildflowers represent only locked-up dollars have never known or really seen these things.

--Edwin Way Teale

I want to sing.
I know I have no listeners,
But I have no expectations, either.
I just want to feel better
And bloom like a wildflower.

--Debasish Mridha, MD

Be a wildflower
amongst cut flowers

--Dahi Tamara Koch

She never liked
to be called pretty -
for she was a wildflower.
Roaming alone through deep woods
not caring if she would lose one of her petals.

--Laura Chouette

Men do change, and change comes like a little wind that ruffles the curtains at dawn, and it comes like the stealthy perfume of wildflowers hidden in the grass.

--John Steinbeck

Let me drink from the waters where the mountain streams flood Let the smell of wildflowers flow free through my blood Let me sleep in your meadows with the green grassy leaves Let me walk down the highway with my brother in peace Let me die in my footsteps Before I go down under the ground.

--Bob Dylan

Very little grows on jagged rock. Be ground. Be crumbled, so wildflowers will come up where you are.


Almost every person, from childhood, has been touched by the untamed beauty of wildflowers.

--Lady Bird Johnson

Magic exists. Who can doubt it, when there are rainbows and wildflowers, the music of the wind and the silence of the stars? Anyone who has loved has been touched by magic. It is such a simple and such an extraordinary part of the lives we live.

--Nora Roberts

To see a world in a grain of sand and a heaven in a wildflower.

--William Blake

Where flowers bloom so does hope.

--Lady Bird Johnson

If all flowers wanted to be roses, nature would lose her springtime beauty and the fields would no longer be decked out with little wildflowers.

--Thérèse of Lisieux

You belong among the wildflowers You belong in a boat out at sea You belong with your love on your arm You belong somewhere you feel free

--Tom Petty

Longer Version:

You belong among the wildflowers You belong in a boat out at sea You belong with your love on your arm You belong somewhere you feel free.

I hold no preference among flowers, so long as they are wild, free, spontaneous.

--Edward Abbey

No matter how chaotic it is, wildflowers will still spring up in the middle of nowhere.

--Sheryl Crow

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


She is a wildflower. Let her bloom!

--Avijeet Das

All the flowers of all the tomorrows are in the seeds of today.

--Indian Proverb

Full many a flower is born to blush unseen.

--James Joyce

What a lonely place it would be to have a world without a wildflower!

--Roland R Kemler

Wildflower corners are easy to maintain, but once gone, they are hard to rebuild.

--Aldo Leopold

She was a seed in spring
and a wildflower in autumn.

--Giovannie de Sadeleer

They'll look for you in a field of roses, having never really known you at all. For you'll never be found in a perfectly tendered garden, you're an untameable wildflower in this wild world.

--Nikki Rowe

Man has created some lovely dwellings, some soul-stirring literature. He has done much to alleviate physical pain. But he has not ... created a substitute for a sunset, a grove of pines, the music of the winds, the dank smell of the deep forest, or the shy beauty of a wildflower.

--Harvey Broome

On either side the wild roses, their pink dewy faces turned to the sun, tumbled over the fences, sprawled on the ground and filled the air with their pure summery smell.

--Betty MacDonald

The early dew-falls that did a pristine coating,
over the woods with its finest transparency,
glazed as like its wet white-glassy earrings that hung on the ears of wild flowers--unlatched my fancy.

--Nithin Purple

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

The Amen of nature is always a flower.

--Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.

--Gérard de Nerval
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