61 Flower Quotes Perfect for Sharing

 

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If you’re thinking about giving flowers as a gift, you may want to include a great quote about flowers in the card message. These are also perfect for sharing out on social media since they are perfectly short and sweet.  We hope you’ll love our collection of flower quotes!

Flower Quotes for Every Occasion

  • “Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow.” – John Lennon
  • “Life is the flower for which love is the honey.” – Victor Hugo
  • “A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, and man cannot live without love.” – Max Muller
  • “If I had a single flower for every time I think about you, I could walk forever in my garden.” – Claudia Adrienne Grandi
  • “Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch, but whose fragrance makes the garden a place of delight just the same.” – Helen Keller
  • “If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly our whole life would change.” – Buddha
  • “Minds are like flowers; they open only when the time is right.” – Stephen Richards
  • “Flowers… are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty out values all the utilities in the world.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “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
  • “Love is flower like; Friendship is like a sheltering tree.” – Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • “The rose is the flower and handmaiden of love – the lily, her fair associate, is the emblem of beauty and purity.” – Dorothea Dix
  • “Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.” – Gerard De Nerval
  • “Happiness held is the seed; Happiness shared is the flower.” – John Harrigan
  • “Politeness is the flower of humanity.” – Joseph Joubert
  • “Flowers are like friends; They bring color to your world.” – Unknown
  • “Earth laughs in flowers.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “Flowers don’t tell, they show.” – Stephanie Skeem
  • “Flowers are the music of the ground. From earth’s lips spoken without sound.” – Edwin Curran
  • “The butterfly is a flying flower, the flower a tethered butterfly.” – Ecouchard Le Brun
  • “Flowers don’t worry about how they’re going to bloom. They just open up and turn toward the light and that makes them beautiful.” – Jim Carrey
  • “The flower that follows the sun does so even in cloudy days.” – Robert Leighton
  • Many eyes go through the meadow, but few see the flowers in it.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “Where flowers bloom so does hope.” – Lady Bird Johnson
  • “Flowers always make people better, happier and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.” – Luther Burbank
  • “Earth is a flower and it’s pollinating. ” – Neil Young
  • “Flowers don’t tell, they show.” – Stephan Skeem
  • “The fairest thing in nature, a flower, still has its roots in earth and manure.” – D. H. Lawrence
  • A young bride is like a plucked flower; but a guilty wife is like a flower that had been walked over.” – Honore de Balzac
  • “Flowers grow out of dark moments. ” – Corita Kent
  • “There are always flowers for those who want to see them.” – Henri Matisse
  • “Flowers are the music of the ground. From earth’s lips spoken without sound.” – Edwin Curran
  • “In joy or sadness, flowers are our constant friends.” – Kozuko Okakura
  • “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 – Miranda Kerr
  • “The smallest flower is a thought, a life answering to some feature of the Great Whole, of whom they have a persistent intuition.” Honore de Balzac – Honore de Balzac
  • “Flowers always make people better, happier and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine to the soul.” – Luther Burbank
  • “The Japanese say, If the flower is to be beautiful, it must be cultivated.” – Lester Cole
  • “Flowers whisper “Beauty!” to the world, even as they fade, wilt, fall.” – Dr. SunWolf
  • “I’d rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck”. – Emma Goldman
  • “All the flowers of the tomorrows are in the seeds of today.” – Indian Proverb
  • “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
  • “Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made, and forgot to put a soul into.” – Henry Beecher
  • “Flowers are those little colorful beacons of the sun from which we get sunshine when dark, somber skies blanket our thoughts.” – Dodinsky
  • “To be overcome by the fragrance of flowers is a delectable form of defeat.” – Beverly Nichols
  • “Flowers seem intended for the solace of ordinary humanity.” – John Ruskin
  • “Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.” – Stevie Wonder
  • “The flower fades that is not looked upon.” – Edward Counsel
  • “Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.” – Gerard de Nerval
  • “I would far rather have two or three lilies of the valley gathered for me by a person I like, than the most expensive bouquet that could be bought!” – Elizabeth Gaskell
  • “The flower that follows the sun does so even in cloudy days.” – Robert Leighton
  • “She is like a wildflower; beautiful, fierce, and free.” – Unknown
  • “One of the most attractive things about the flowers is their beautiful reserve.” – Henry David Thoreau
  • “Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them.” – A.A. Milne
  • “Live on coffee and flowers.” – Unknown
  • “Even the tiniest of flowers can have the toughest roots.” – Shannon Mullen
  • “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
  • “For myself I hold no preferences among flowers, so long as they are wild, free, spontaneous. Bricks to all greenhouses! Black thumb and cutworm to the potted plant!” – Edward Abbey
  • “Flowers… adorn our lanes, fields and fells, and… smile upon us and cheer and bless us in our country rambles…. the lovely blossoms… kiss the clear brooks and mountain wells…” – James Rigg
  • “To be overcome by the fragrance of flowers is a delectable form of defeat.” – Beverly Nichols
  • “I will be the gladdest thing under the sun! I will touch a hundred flowers and not pick one.” – Edna St. Vincent Millay
  • “The temple bell stops but I still hear the sound coming out of the flowers.” – Basho

We hope you’ve enjoyed these flower quotes!  If you love flowers you may enjoy our purple flowers article or meaning of flowers post.

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