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129 Fabulous Flower Quotes

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

pink and white tulips on white surface

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

--Osho


white and purple flower in macro shot

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.

--Albert Camus

pink dahlia in bloom

I must have flowers, always, and always.

--Claude Monet

pink rose bud closeup photo

A flower blossoms for its own joy.

--Oscar Wilde

red tulip flowers under calm blue sky

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

--Sensei Ogui

selective focus photography of orange and beige butterfly on purple flowers

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

--Malcolm de Chazal

woman standing on sunflower field

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

--Rumi

woman in black shirt standing on yellow flower field during daytime

Life is the flower for which love is the honey.

--Victor Hugo

red rose

Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.

--Gerard De Nerval

orange flowers

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

pink rose in close up photography

He who wants a rose must respect her thorn.

--André Gide

pink tulip in bloom close up photo

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


red tulips

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

--Reddit


blooming yellow sunflower field

Spring, when the earth tilts closer to the sun, runs a strict timetable of flowers.

--Alice Oswald

yellow sunflower in bloom during daytime

Everything is soul and flowering.

--Rumi

person holding sunflower bouquet during daytime

Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.

--D. H. Lawrence

purple flower in tilt shift lens

The ancients called beauty the flowering of virtue.

--Ralph Waldo Emerson

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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

purple, white, and pink floral painting

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

--Sir Francis Bacon

pink tulips in clear glass vase

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

--Walt Whitman

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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.


yellow flower field under clear sky

I'm really quite simple. I plant flowers and watch them grow... I stay at home and watch the river flow.

--George Harrison

purple, white, and pink floral painting

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

--Stephen Richards

full-bloomed red and white tulip flowers

The Amen of nature is always a flower.

--Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

red tulips

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

--Steve Maraboli

red rose

I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.

--Claude Monet

purple, white, and pink floral painting

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

--William Wordsworth

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The road to freedom is bordered with sunflowers.

--Martin Firrell

pink petaled flower

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

--Amit Ray

red tulips

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

purple, white, and pink floral painting

How precious is a growing flower and a smiling child?

--Alan Maiccon

pink rose

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

--Honoré de Balzac


full-bloomed red and white tulip flowers

Wild flowers grow where they will.

--Rachel Lambert Mellon

flower garden

I always notice flowers.

--Andy Warhol

orange flowers

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

--John Muir

pink tulips on gray wooden surface

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

--Sanja Boskovic

purple, white, and pink floral painting

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

--Susan Polis Schutz

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For me, the vast marvel is to be alive. For man, or for flowers or beast or bird, the supreme triumph is to be most vividly and perfectly alive.

--Al Purdy


blooming yellow sunflower field

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

--Emily Dickinson

pink tulips in clear glass vase

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

--Robert Fortune

red tulip in bloom during daytime

The fairest thing in nature, a flower, still has its roots in earth and manure.

--D. H. Lawrence

pink tulips on gray wooden surface

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

--Lorde

white pampas grasses near body of water at daytime

As flower blooms in spring, compassion grows in mindfulness.

--Amit Ray


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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

yellow flowers blooming at field

You always have to remember -- no matter what you're told -- that God loves all the flowers, even the wild ones that grow on the side of the highway.

--Cyndi Lauper

yellow and purple flower with white background

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

red rose

Deep in their roots all flowers keep the light.

--Theodore Roethke

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We have much to hope from the flowers.

--Arthur Conan Doyle


shallow focus photography of hummingbird sucking nectar in flower

Flowers are happy things.

--P.G. Wodehouse

person holding yellow sunflower bouquet

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

--Mary Howitt

pink rose bud closeup photo

Flowers make me irrationally happy.

--Alexa Von Tobel

red rose

Only paper flowers are afraid of the rain.

--Mary Quant

pink and white flowers on white surface

Love speaks in flowers. Truth requires thorns.

--Leigh Bardugo

red rose

Each separate flower has a magic all its own.

--Myrtle Reed

purple, white, and pink floral painting

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

--Jaggi Vasudev

purple flower in tilt shift lens

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

--Paul Dirac

pink and white tulips on white surface

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

--John Lennon

purple flower on purple textile

"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."

--Rebecca Donovan

closeup photo of white petaled flowers

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

--Amit Ray

blue rose in close up photography

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

--Ralph Waldo Emerson

purple, white, and pink floral painting

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

--Debasish Mridha, MD

pot on window with flowers

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

--Yohji Yamamoto

photography of yellow petaled flowers field

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

--Felix Salten

gray and brown hummingbird perching on yellow petaled flower

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

--Caryl Churchill

red rose

Be honest, be nice, be a flower not a weed.

--Aaron Neville

white tulips in white background

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

--Dinakar Phillip

selective focus photography of orange and beige butterfly on purple flowers

These flowers are like the pleasures of the world.

--William Shakespeare

selective focus photo of woman holding sunflower surrounded by sunflowers

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

--John Harrigan

purple, white, and pink floral painting

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

--Rabindranath Tagore


red rose

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

--Kahlil Gibran

pink rose in close up photography

When weeds go to heaven, I suppose they will be flowers.

--L.M. Montgomery

pink flower

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

--Amrita Pritam

yellow bee beside purple petaled flower during daytime

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

--Ralph Waldo Emerson

multicolored abstract painting

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

--Og Mandino

tilt shift lens pink fetal flowers

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

--Stevie Wonder

pink tulips on gray wooden surface

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

--Ikkyu Sojun

shallow depth of field photography of sunflower

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

brown pine trees near mountain covered with fog

Where flowers bloom, so does hope.

--Lady Bird Johnson

red and white petaled flower close-up photography

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.

--Wendell Berry

pink and white flowers on white surface

Flowers seem intended for the solace of ordinary humanity.

--John Ruskin

white flower in grayscale photography

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

--Emily Dickinson

pink tulip flower

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

--Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

blue rose in close up photography

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

--Rajneesh

red rose illustration

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

--Robert Breault

woman standing on sunflower field

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

--Anne Morrow Lindbergh

red rose

Sweet peas were the kind of flowers fairies slept in.

--Allison Pearson

orange flowers

In joy or sadness, flowers are our constant friends.

--Okakura Kakuzo

white flower in grayscale photography

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

--Rabindranath Tagore

white tulips in white background

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

--Lester Cole

person holding sunflower

To me, flowers are happiness.

--Stefano Gabbana

woman in black shirt standing on yellow flower field during daytime

Our finest flowers are often weeds transplanted.

--Albert Hubbard

yellow flower in green grass field

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

--Henry David Thoreau

shallow focus photography of bee on flower

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

--Lady Bird Johnson

pot on window with flowers

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

--Munia Khan


purple flowers under cloudy sky

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

pink rose bud closeup photo

The flowers like me back.

--John H. Carroll

pink rose in close up photography

All are nothing but flowers in a flowering universe.

--Soen Nakagawa

pink and yellow flower painting

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

--Jeff Buckley

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

--Debasish Mridha, MD

silhouette of person's hands forming heart

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

--Leonardo da Vinci

red tulip in bloom close up photo

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

--Joan Crawford

yellow bee beside purple petaled flower during daytime

To be overcome by the fragrance of flowers is a delectable form of defeat.

--Beverley Nichols

photo of about to bloom lotus flower

Wildflowers are the stuff of my heart!

--Lady Bird Johnson

blooming yellow sunflower field

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

--Henry Ward Beecher

shallow focus photography of white flowers

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

--Lucretius

purple, white, and pink floral painting

In joy or sadness flowers are our constant friends.

--Okakura Kakuzō

yellow sunflowers under white clouds and blue sky

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

--Christian Dior

flowers

Flowers grow out of dark moments.

--Corita Kent

red tulips

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

--Dorothea Dix

red rose illustration

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

--Edvard Munch

pink tulips in clear glass vase

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

--Antonio Porchia

green and red flowers

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

--Alan Bennett

woman in black shirt standing on yellow flower field during daytime

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

--A.A. Milne

shallow focus photography of purple flower

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

person holding yellow sunflower bouquet

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

--Anna Held


white and yellow lily in bloom

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

closeup photo of orange petaled flowers

Gather the flowers, but spare the buds.

--Andrew Marvell

cactus flowers

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

--Charles M. Schwab

pink rose bud closeup photo

I want my flowers while I'm alive.

--Chubby Checker

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