Find Poetic Flower Quotes, Verses About Flowers & Roses
“Flowers have an expression of countenance as much as men or 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
“I owe perhaps becoming a painter to flowers.” — Claude Monet
“If I had but two loaves of bread, I would sell one and buy hyacinths, for they would feed my soul.” — The Koran
“Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made, and forgot to put a soul into.” — Henry Beecher
“A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.” — Walt Whitman
“Flowers… are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson
“To be overcome by the fragrance of flowers is a delectable form of defeat.” — Beverly Nichols
“The violets in the mountains have broken the rocks.” — Tennessee Williams
“Perfumes are the feelings of flowers.” — Heinrich Heine
“God gave us our memories so that we might have roses in December.” — J. M. Barrie
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“Gather the rose of love whilst yet is time.” — Edmund Spenser
“The rose is fairest when ’tis budding new,
And hope is brightest when it dawns from fears.”
— Sir Walter Scott
“A rose must remain with the sun and the rain or its lovely promise won’t come true.” — Ray Evans
“I’d rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.” — Emma Goldman
“Flowers seem intended for the solace of ordinary humanity.” — John Ruskin
“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
“If you’ve never been thrilled to the very edges of your soul by a flower in spring bloom, maybe your soul has never been in bloom.” — Audra Foveo
“The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life.” — Jean Giraudoux
“If dandelions were hard to grow, they would be most welcome on any lawn.” — Andrew Mason
“I will be the gladdest thing
Under the sun!
I will touch a hundred flowers
And not pick one.
— Edna St. Vincent Millay
“Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed.” — Walt Whitman
“The flowers of late winter and early spring occupy places in our hearts well out of proportion to their size.” — Gertrude S. Wister
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