Flower Quotes

Find Poetic Flower Quotes, Verses About Flowers & Roses

"Earth laughs in flowers. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
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“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

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

"A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world." -- Leo Buscaglia
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“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

"People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us." -- Iris Murdoch
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“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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