Flower Quotes

The Song Garden’s Favorite Flower Quotes:



“It's so nice to get flowers while you can still smell the fragrance”
~Lena Horne


“Butterflies... not quite birds, as they were not quite flowers, mysterious and fascinating as are all indeterminate creatures.”
~Elizabeth Goudge


“Whatever I am offered in devotion with a pure heart - a leaf, a flower, fruit, or water - I accept with joy.”
~Bhagavad Gita


“If you want to say it with flowers, a single rose says: "I'm cheap”
~Delta Burke


“Find the seed at the bottom of your heart and bring forth a flower.”
~Shigenori Kameoka


“Die when I may, I want it said of me that I plucked a weed and planted a flower where ever I thought a flower would grow.”
~Abraham Lincoln


“You must not know too much or be too precise or scientific about birds and trees and flowers and watercraft; a certain free-margin, and even vagueness - ignorance, credulity - helps your enjoyment of these things.”
~Walt Whitman



“Flowers grow out of dark moments.”
Corita Kent

“The flower that follows the sun does so even in cloudy days”
~Robert Leighton


“Flowers leave some of their fragrance in the hand that bestows them”
~Chinese Proverbs


Earth laughs in flowers.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Hamatreya"

I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck. ~Emma Goldman


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


Bread feeds the body, indeed, but flowers feed also the soul. ~The Koran


I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.
~Claude Monet


In my garden there is a large place for sentiment. My garden of flowers is also my garden of thoughts and dreams. The thoughts grow as freely as the flowers, and the dreams are as beautiful.
~Abram L. Urban


Nobody sees a flower - really - it is so small it takes time - we haven't time - and to see takes time, like to have a friend takes time.
~Georgia O'Keefe



The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower, share a bit of knowledge and it becomes another's, smile at someone and receive a smile in return, are to me continual spiritual exercises.
~Leo Buscaglia

When I walk with you I feel as if I had a flower in my buttonhole.
~William Makepeace Thackeray

Why not a space flower? Why do we always expect metal ships?
~W. D. Richter

“If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.”
~Buddha

You can bury a lot of troubles digging in the dirt. ~Author ~Unknown

There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud
was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
- Anais Nin

It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
- William Carlos Williamsn

Happiness held is the seed; Happiness shared is the flower.
~John Harrigan

I decided that if I could paint that flower in a huge scale, you could not ignore its beauty.
~Georgia O'Keefe


Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.
~Hans Christian Andersen

"In summer, the song sings itself."
~William Carlos Williams

A weed is but an unloved flower.
~Ella Wheeler Wilcox


"You have to love a nation that celebrates its independence every July 4th, not with a parade of guns,
tanks, and soldiers who file by the White House in a show of strength and muscle, but with family picnics
where kids throw Frisbees, the potato salad gets iffy, and the flies die from happiness. You may think
you have overeaten, but it is patriotism."
~Erma Bombeck