Quotes and Sayings about Flowers



"I abhor a hoe. I am fond of flowers but not of dirt, and had rather buy them than cultivate them."
- Lyman Abbott
(Related: Flowers)

"What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Life, Flowers, Humanity, Smiles, Trifles)

"As in the rankest soil the most beautiful flowers are grown, so in the dark soil of poverty the choicest flowers of humanity have developed and bloomed."
- James Allen
(Related: Flowers, Humanity, Poverty)

"I take care of my flowers and my cats. And enjoy food. And that's living."
- Ursula Andress
(Related: Food, Care, Cats, Flowers, Living)

"I couldn't have found a better man than Brad. He still opens doors for me and brings me flowers. He's the sweetest goofball on the planet."
- Jennifer Aniston
(Related: Flowers, Man)

"There are strange flowers of reason to match each error of the senses."
- Louis Aragon
(Related: Error, Flowers, Reason, Senses)

"The ballet is a purely female thing; it is a woman, a garden of beautiful flowers, and man is the gardener."
- George Balanchine
(Related: Ballet, Flowers, Garden, Man, Woman)

"These flowers, which were splendid and sprightly, waking in the dawn of the morning, in the evening will be a pitiful frivolity, sleeping in the cold night's arms."
- Pedro Calderon de la Barca
(Related: Dawn, Evening, Flowers, Night, Waking, Will)

"The temple bell stops but I still hear the sound coming out of the flowers."
- Matsuo Basho
(Related: Temple, Flowers, Sound)

"Their elegant shape, showy colours, and slow, sailing mode of flight, make them very attractive objects, and their numbers are so great that they form quite a feature in the physiognomy of the forest, compensating for the scarcity of flowers."
- Henry Walter Bates
(Related: Flowers, Numbers)

"I went across the fields to avoid the straight highways, along the firing lines where people were shooting at a small wooded hill, which is now covered with wooden crosses and lines of graves instead of spring flowers."
- Max Beckmann
(Related: People, Flowers, Now, Spring)

"Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: God, Soul, Flowers)

"The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world's joy."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Flowers, Joy, Sun, Trees, World)

"Stretching his hand up to reach the stars, too often man forgets the flowers at his feet."
- Jeremy Bentham
(Related: Feet, Flowers, Man, Stars)

"Little things seem nothing, but they give peace, like those meadow flowers which individually seem odorless but all together perfume the air."
- Georges Bernanos
(Related: Peace, Flowers, Nothing)

"The mare set off for home with the speed of a swallow, and going as smoothly and silently. I never had dreamed of such a motion, fluent and graceful, and ambient, soft as the breeze flitting over the flowers, but swift as the summer lightening."
- Richard Blackmore
(Related: Home, Flowers, Summer)

"My movie is born first in my head, dies on paper; is resuscitated by the living persons and real objects I use, which are killed on film but, placed in a certain order and projected on to a screen, come to life again like flowers in water."
- Robert Bresson
(Related: Life, Film, First, Flowers, Living, Order, Water)

"I also like to garden. I grow things, vegetables, flowers... I particularly like orchids. I raise orchids."
- Beau Bridges
(Related: Flowers, Garden)

"A fox is a wolf who sends flowers."
- Ruth Brown
(Related: Flowers)

"All flowers in time bend towards the sun, I know you say there's no one for you, But here is one."
- Jeff Buckley
(Related: Time, Flowers, Sun)

"Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul."
- Luther Burbank
(Related: Food, Soul, People, Flowers, Medicine)

"If you want to say it with flowers, a single rose says: "I'm cheap!""
- Delta Burke
(Related: Flowers, Want)

"At my age flowers scare me."
- George Burns
(Related: Age, Flowers)

"A wedding is a funeral where you smell your own flowers."
- Eddie Cantor
(Related: Wedding, Flowers)

"I like to take pictures of lots of things: people-such as my nephews, my dogs, and just interesting objects that I see. For instance, I might take a picture of flowers by the side of the road, an old sign or a fence."
- Lacey Chabert
(Related: People, Dogs, Flowers, Old, Road)

"The fragrance of flowers spreads only in the direction of the wind. But the goodness of a person spreads in all direction."
- Chanakya
(Related: Direction, Flowers, Goodness, Wind)

"I want my flowers while I'm alive."
- Chubby Checker
(Related: Flowers, Want)

"True glory takes root, and even spreads; all false pretences, like flowers, fall to the ground; nor can any counterfeit last long."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Flowers, Glory)

"Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive."
- Brian Clough
(Related: Flowers)

"Of present fame think little, and of future less; the praises that we receive after we are buried, like the flowers that are strewed over our grave, may be gratifying to the living, but they are nothing to the dead."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Fame, Flowers, Future, Grave, Living, May, Nothing, Present)

"Children in a family are like flowers in a bouquet: there's always one determined to face in an opposite direction from the way the arranger desires."
- Marcelene Cox
(Related: Family, Children, Direction, Flowers)

"No matter how chaotic it is, wildflowers will still spring up in the middle of nowhere."
- Sheryl Crow
(Related: Spring, Will)

"The Herbs ought to be distilled when they are in their greatest vigor, and so ought the Flowers also."
- Nicholas Culpeper
(Related: Flowers)

"Waters are distilled out of Herbs, Flowers, Fruits, and Roots."
- Nicholas Culpeper
(Related: Flowers)

"The earth laughs in flowers."
- e. e. cummings
(Related: Earth, Flowers)

"I'm susceptible to that sort of thing - to walls and flowers. You can probably get something more from a wall than a person sometimes. It's just put somewhere."
- Ray Davies
(Related: Flowers)

"I sent my flowers across the hall to Mrs Nixon but her husband remembered what a Democrat I am and sent them back."
- Bette Davis
(Related: HusbFlowers, Nixon)

"I don't like painting flowers in my music. I like painting guts and pain."
- Jonathan Davis
(Related: Music, Flowers, Pain, Painting)

"When I listen to music, I don't want to hear about flowers. I like death and destruction."
- Jonathan Davis
(Related: Death, Music, Destruction, Flowers, Want)

"Latins are tenderly enthusiastic. In Brazil they throw flowers at you. In Argentina they throw themselves."
- Marlene Dietrich
(Related: Brazil, Flowers)

"Crystals grew inside rock like arithmetic flowers. They lengthened and spread, added plane to plane in an awed and perfect obedience to an absolute geometry that even stones - maybe only the stones - understood."
- Annie Dillard
(Related: Arithmetic, Flowers, Geometry, Obedience)

"What ye have been ye still shall be, When we are dust the dust among, O yellow flowers!"
- Austin Dobson
"Earth laughs in flowers."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Earth, Flowers)

"Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Beauty, Flowers, World)

"Big doesn't necessarily mean better. Sunflowers aren't better than violets."
- Edna Ferber
(Related: Violets)

"I don't know Bill Clinton as someone who needs to literally sexually harass a woman. I'm sure that he could have found many willing participants."
- Gennifer Flowers
(Related: Needs, Woman)

"I don't think Bill is a role model for anyone."
- Gennifer Flowers
"I'm a sexually liberated woman that earned that liberation. I am very proud of the fact that I feel comfortable in certain forums discussing sex."
- Gennifer Flowers
(Related: Sex, Fact, Woman)

"There is no road of flowers leading to glory."
- Jean de La Fontaine
(Related: Flowers, Glory, Leading, Road)

"One marked feature of the people, both high and low, is a love for flowers."
- Robert Fortune
(Related: Love, People, Flowers)

"When the Christians, upon these occasions, received martyrdom, they were ornamented, and crowned with garlands of flowers; for which they, in heaven, received eternal crowns of glory."
- John Foxe
(Related: Flowers, Glory, Heaven)

"Flowers are restful to look at. They have neither emotions nor conflicts."
- Sigmund Freud
(Related: Emotions, Flowers)

"We are all treading the vanishing road of a song in the air, the vanishing road of the spring flowers and the winter snows, the vanishing roads of the winds and the streams, the vanishing road of beloved faces."
- Richard Le Gallienne
(Related: Faces, Flowers, Road, Song, Spring, Winter)

"Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants."
- John W. Gardner
(Related: Education, People, Flowers, Giving, Plants, Teaching, Today)

"If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?"
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Heart, Flowers)

"You're only here for a short visit. Don't hurry, don't worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way."
- Walter Hagen
(Related: Flowers, Visit, Worry)

"No, what I should really like to do right now, in the full blaze of lights, before this illustrious assembly, is to shower every one of you with gifts, with flowers, with offerings of poetry - to be young once more, to ride on the crest of the wave."
- Knut Hamsun
(Related: Poetry, Flowers, Gifts, Now, Right)

"A wedding is just like a funeral except that you get to smell your own flowers."
- Grace Hansen
(Related: Wedding, Flowers)

"It is with flowers as with moral qualities; the bright are sometimes poisonous; but, I believe, never the sweet."
- Augustus Hare
(Related: Flowers)

"By cultivating the beautiful we scatter the seeds of heavenly flowers, as by doing good we cultivate those that belong to humanity."
- Robert A. Heinlein
(Related: Flowers, Humanity)

"I'm an introvert... I love being by myself, love being outdoors, love taking a long walk with my dogs and looking at the trees, flowers, the sky."
- Audrey Hepburn
(Related: Love, Being, Dogs, Flowers, Sky, Trees)

"I'm a hopeless romantic, and very much the person in a relationship to go: If things are going well, I'll buy the flowers, remember the dates of things, plan fun nights out."
- Jennifer Love Hewitt
(Related: Flowers, Fun, Romantic)

"There's a difference between wanting to be respected and being a strong female and being known for being able to do things, but still very much wanting guys to open the door, wanting them to ask us out, still bringing flowers and stuff like that."
- Jennifer Love Hewitt
(Related: Being, Difference, Flowers, Open)

"Minds are like flowers. If you let it sit there without soaking anything up, it will dry up."
- Ken Hill
(Related: Flowers, Will)

"It's so nice to get flowers while you can still smell the fragrance."
- Lena Horne
(Related: Flowers)

"Her face betokened all things dear and good, The light of somewhat yet to come was there Asleep, and waiting for the opening day, When childish thoughts, like flowers would drift away."
- Jean Ingelow
(Related: Thoughts, Day, Flowers, Light, Waiting)

"The moon looks upon many night flowers; the night flowers see but one moon."
- Jean Ingelow
(Related: Flowers, Moon, Night)

"Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers."
- Robert Green Ingersoll
(Related: Hope, Flowers)

"Evolutionary biologists are not content merely to explain how variation occurs within limits, however. They aspire to answer a much broader question-which is how complex organisms like birds, and flowers, and human beings came into existence in the first place."
- Phillip E. Johnson
(Related: Birds, Content, Existence, First, Flowers, Limits, Question)

"No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Autumn, Flowers, Man, Spring, Taste)

"I've always had an inquisitive mind about everything from flowers to television sets to motor cars. Always pulled them apart - couldn't put 'em back, but always extremely interested in how things work."
- Craig Johnston
(Related: Work, Flowers, Mind, Television)

"The author O. Henry taught me about the value of the unexpected. He once wrote about the noise of flowers and the smell of birds - the birds were chickens and the flowers dried sunflowers rattling against a wall."
- Chuck Jones
(Related: Birds, Flowers, Value)

"I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times; but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers."
- Helen Keller
(Related: Flowers, Limitations, Yearning)

"Flowers grow out of dark moments."
- Corita Kent
(Related: Flowers, Moments)

"Ah, tell me not that memory sheds gladness o'er the past, what is recalled by faded flowers, save that they did not last?"
- Letitia Landon
(Related: Flowers, Memory, Past)

"I must hurry back to my house and my flowers in Monaco."
- Lillie Langtry
(Related: Flowers)

"If the English language made any sense, lackadaisical would have something to do with a shortage of flowers."
- Doug Larson
(Related: English, Flowers, Language, Sense)

"What she did was to open our eyes to details of country life such as teaching us names of wild flowers and getting us to draw and paint and learn poetry."
- Laurie Lee
(Related: Life, Poetry, Country, Eyes, Flowers, Names, Open, Teaching)

"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
(Related: Day, Flowers, Prayer, Quiet, Saying, Sense, Writing)

"You know, maybe I was just born in the wrong time, but I love all things romantic. Puffy understands that. For my last birthday, he covered my hotel room floor with rose petals and had flowers and candles all over the room."
- Jennifer Lopez
(Related: Love, Birthday, Time, Flowers, Romantic, Wrong)

"Gardeners instinctively know that flowers and plants are a continuum and that the wheel of garden history will always be coming full circle."
- Francis Cabot Lowell
(Related: History, Flowers, Garden, Plants, Will)

"From the very fountain of enchantment there arises a taste of bitterness to spread anguish amongst the flowers."
- Lucretius
(Related: Bitterness, Flowers, Taste)

"In the midst of the fountain of wit there arises something bitter, which stings in the very flowers."
- Lucretius
(Related: Flowers, Wit)

"From the heart of the fountain of delight rises a jet of bitterness that tortures us among the very flowers."
- Lucretius
(Related: Heart, Bitterness, Delight, Flowers)

"God writes the Gospel not in the Bible alone, but also on trees, and in the flowers and clouds and stars."
- Martin Luther
(Related: God, Bible, Clouds, Flowers, Stars, Trees)

"I work with language. I love the flowers of afterthought."
- Bernard Malamud
(Related: Love, Work, Flowers, Language)

"I played around with the flowers and the lighting, so that was a good way to educate myself."
- Robert Mapplethorpe
(Related: Flowers)

"Sell the public flowers... things that they can hang on their walls without being uptight."
- Robert Mapplethorpe
(Related: Being, Flowers, Public)

"Forests, lakes, and rivers, clouds and winds, stars and flowers, stupendous glaciers and crystal snowflakes - every form of animate or inanimate existence, leaves its impress upon the soul of man."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Soul, Clouds, Existence, Flowers, Man, Rivers, Stars)

"Too late for fruit, too soon for flowers."
- Walter de La Mare
(Related: Flowers)

"Gather the flowers, but spare the buds."
- Andrew Marvell
(Related: Flowers)

"There's no dearth of kindness In the world of ours; Only in our blindness We gather thorns for flowers."
- Gerald Massey
(Related: Blindness, Flowers, Kindness, World)

"There are always flowers for those who want to see them."
- Henri Matisse
(Related: Flowers, Want)

"I'd never been in play long enough for the flowers to die in the dressing room."
- Mercedes McCambridge
(Related: Flowers, Play)

"A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Cynic, Flowers, Man)

"Art is the unceasing effort to compete with the beauty of flowers - and never succeeding."
- Gian Carlo Menotti
(Related: Art, Beauty, Effort, Flowers)

"Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them."
- A. A. Milne
(Related: Flowers)

"I am following Nature without being able to grasp her, I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers."
- Claude Monet
(Related: Nature, Being, Flowers)

"I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers."
- Claude Monet
(Related: Flowers)

"And the heart that is soonest awake to the flowers is always the first to be touch'd by the thorns."
- Thomas Moore
(Related: Heart, First, Flowers)

"Because we are in a war situation, this can sometimes be dangerous work. But guys like A.D. Flowers and his technicians just take it in stride and get on with the job. In four years, we've never had a serious accident or injury working with all the explosions."
- Vic Morrow
(Related: War, Work, Accident, Flowers, Injury, Job, Years)

"From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in them and that is eternity."
- Edvard Munch
(Related: Body, Eternity, Flowers)

"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
(Related: Time, People, Flowers, Joy)

"What, I sometimes wonder, would it be like if I lived in a country where winter is a matter of a few chilly days and a few weeks' rain; where the sun is never far away, and the flowers bloom all year long?"
- Anna Neagle
(Related: Country, Flowers, Rain, Sun, Winter, Wonder)

"You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming."
- Pablo Neruda
(Related: Flowers, Spring)

"To be overcome by the fragrance of flowers is a delectable form of defeat."
- Beverley Nichols
(Related: Defeat, Flowers)

"Now I believe that lovers should be draped in flowers and laid entwined together on a bed of clover and left there to sleep, left there to dream of their happiness."
- Conor Oberst
(Related: Happiness, Dream, Bed, Flowers, Lovers, Now, Sleep)

"I hate flowers - I paint them because they're cheaper than models and they don't move."
- Georgia O'Keeffe
(Related: Flowers, Hate)

"I had an awful first quarter but I picked it up. To all you single guys out there, it's not how you start the date, it's how you finish it sir. A lot of people can, you know, start the date with flowers and candy, but if you don't finish the date - you know what I mean?"
- Shaquille O'Neal
(Related: People, First, Flowers)

"Little deeds are like little seeds, they grow to flowers or to weeds."
- Daniel D. Palmer
(Related: Deeds, Flowers)

"A committee is organic rather than mechanical in its nature: it is not a structure but a plant. It takes root and grows, it flowers, wilts, and dies, scattering the seed from which other committees will bloom in their turn."
- C. Northcote Parkinson
(Related: Committee, Flowers, Will)

"There are souls which fall from heaven like flowers, but ere they bloom are crushed under the foul tread of some brutal hoof."
- Jean Paul
(Related: Flowers, Heaven)

"The flowers anew, returning seasons bring; but beauty faded has no second spring."
- Ambrose Philips
(Related: Beauty, Flowers, Seasons, Spring)

"Flowers are without hope. Because hope is tomorrow and flowers have no tomorrow."
- Antonio Porchia
(Related: Hope, Flowers, Tomorrow)

"True education flowers at the point when delight falls in love with responsibility."
- Philip Pullman
(Related: Education, Love, Delight, Flowers, Responsibility)

"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
(Related: Flowers, Man)

"My own funeral, I'd like to be laid out in a coffin in my own house. I would like my coffin to be put in the double parlor, and I would like all the flowers to be white."
- Anne Rice
(Related: Flowers)

"There's no dearth of kindness in this world of ours; Only in our blindness we gather thorns for flowers."
- Grantland Rice
(Related: Blindness, Flowers, Kindness, World)

"Since she got a cause and stopped being funny. I think she's real funny, but lately it's all been hearts and flowers and tears and saving teenagers and creating a role model. And that ain't funny. No giggles there."
- Andy Richter
(Related: Funny, Being, Cause, Flowers, Tears, Teenagers)

"The artist is the confidant of nature, flowers carry on dialogues with him through the graceful bending of their stems and the harmoniously tinted nuances of their blossoms. Every flower has a cordial word which nature directs towards him."
- Auguste Rodin
(Related: Nature, Artist, Flowers, Word)

"Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light."
- Theodore Roethke
(Related: Deep, Flowers, Light)

"It's all about creation and surprise. It just needs to be appreciated and watered like flowers. You have to water flowers. These peaks will come again."
- Sonny Rollins
(Related: Creation, Flowers, Needs, Water, Will)

"If you allow one single germ, one single seed of slavery to remain in the soil of America... that germ will spring up, that noxious weed will thrive, and again stifle the growth, wither the leaves, blast the flowers and poison the fair fruits of freedom."
- Ernestine L. Rose
(Related: Growth, America, Flowers, Freedom, Poison, Slavery, Spring, Will)

"There are no such things as Flowers there are only gladdened Leaves."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Flowers)

"Let your children be as so many flowers, borrowed from God. If the flowers die or wither, thank God for a summer loan of them."
- Samuel Rutherford
(Related: God, Children, Flowers, Summer)

"Help us to be ever faithful gardeners of the spirit, who know that without darkness nothing comes to birth, and without light nothing flowers."
- May Sarton
(Related: Darkness, Flowers, Help, Light, Nothing, Spirit)

"At present, I am mainly observing the physical motion of mountains, water, trees and flowers. One is everywhere reminded of similar movements in the human body, of similar impulses of joy and suffering in plants."
- Egon Schiele
(Related: Body, Flowers, Impulses, Joy, Mountains, Plants, Present, Suffering, Trees, Water)

"The advice I am giving always to all my students is above all to study the music profoundly... music is like the ocean, and the instruments are little or bigger islands, very beautiful for the flowers and trees."
- Andres Segovia
(Related: Music, Advice, Flowers, Giving, Islands, Ocean, Students, Study, Trees)

"For there is a sound reasoning upon all flowers. For flowers are peculiarly the poetry of Christ."
- Christopher Smart
(Related: Poetry, Christ, Flowers, Sound)

"Break open a cherry tree and there are no flowers, but the spring breeze brings forth myriad blossoms."
- Ikkyu Sojun
(Related: Flowers, Open, Spring)

"I hardly have any spare time! But when I do, I garden a lot - I love plants and flowers."
- Soundarya
(Related: Love, Flowers, Garden, Plants)

"And I came back and it was great, 'cuz George had set up all these flowers all over the studio saying welcome home. So then we got it together again. I always felt it was better on the White one for me. We were more like a band, you know."
- Ringo Starr
(Related: Home, Flowers, Saying)

"Art is like a border of flowers along the course of civilization."
- Lincoln Steffens
(Related: Art, Civilization, Flowers)

"Before the flowers of friendship faded friendship faded."
- Gertrude Stein
(Related: Friendship, Flowers)

"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
(Related: Change, Men, Dawn, Wind)

"We grow like flowers, and bear desire, The odor of the human flowers."
- Richard H. Stoddard
(Related: Desire, Flowers)

"To be happy, to make other people happy, to get into movie production more and probably to give some other people the chances that I had, to carry on enjoying being a mum and never to stop having flowers bought for me. I've still got a long way to go."
- Sharon Stone
(Related: People, Being, Flowers, Production)

"I like to be bought flowers and taken out for dinner. I like a man to be a gentleman. I don't like to be treated as if I am brainless. I like to be respected and to give respect."
- Sharon Stone
(Related: Flowers, Gentleman, Respect)

"I didn't even recall being on the DB sessions until Herbie Flowers reminded me a couple of years ago."
- Jim Sullivan
(Related: Being, Flowers, Years)

"We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls."
- Mother Teresa
(Related: Nature, God, Friend, Flowers, Moon, Silence, Stars, Sun, Trees)

"The cloning of humans is on most of the lists of things to worry about from Science, along with behaviour control, genetic engineering, transplanted heads, computer poetry and the unrestrained growth of plastic flowers."
- Lewis Thomas
(Related: Poetry, Science, Control, Growth, Computer, Engineering, Flowers, Worry)

"Let a hundred flowers bloom, let a hundred schools of thought contend."
- Mao Tse Tung
(Related: Thought, Flowers, Schools)

"Sweet April showers do spring May flowers."
- Thomas Tusser
(Related: April, Flowers, May, Spring)

"With a few flowers in my garden, half a dozen pictures and some books, I live without envy."
- Lope de Vega
(Related: Books, Envy, Flowers, Garden)

"I like perfume and flowers."
- Donatella Versace
(Related: Flowers)

"Nothing can beat the smell of dew and flowers and the odor that comes out of the earth when the sun goes down."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Dew, Earth, Flowers, Nothing, Sun)

"Flies, worms, and flowers exceed me still."
- Isaac Watts
(Related: Flies, Flowers)

"Reading music is like listening to flowers. I don't understand the concept."
- Paul Westerberg
(Related: Music, Flowers, Listening, Reading)

"Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed."
- Walt Whitman
(Related: Flowers, Garden)

"Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead."
- Oscar Wilde
(Related: Life, Love, Heart, Flowers, Garden)

"I named all my children after flowers. There's Lillie and Rose and my son, Artificial."
- Bert Williams
(Related: Son, Children, Flowers)

"Since childhood she had walked the Devon rivers with her father looking for flowers and the nests of birds, passing some rocks and trees as old friends, seeing a Spirit everywhere, gentle in thought to all her eyes beheld."
- Henry Williamson
(Related: Father, Thought, Birds, Childhood, Eyes, Flowers, Friends, Old, Rivers, Spirit, Trees)

"Flowers are happy things."
- P. G. Wodehouse
(Related: Flowers)

"For a writer, published works are like fallen flowers, but the expected new work is like a calyx waiting to blossom."
- Cao Yu
(Related: Work, Flowers, Waiting, Writer)

"Letting a hundred flowers blossom and a hundred schools of thought contend is the policy for promoting the progress of the arts and the sciences and a flourishing culture in our land."
- Mao Zedong
(Related: Thought, Policy, Progress, Culture, Flowers, Land, Schools)

"Let a hundred flowers bloom."
- Mao Zedong
(Related: Flowers)