Flowers quotes

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

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And if you voz to see my roziz As is a boon to all men’s noziz, You’d fall upon your back and scream ‘O Lawk! O criky! it’s a dream!’
– Edward Lear

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I do not think I have ever seen anything more beautiful than the bluebell I have been looking at. I know the beauty of our Lord by it.
– Gerald Manley Hopkins

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They are not long, the days of wine and roses: Out of a misty dream Our path emerges for a while, then closes Within a dream.
– Ernest Dowson

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I am following Nature without being able to grasp her . . . . I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.
– Claude Monet

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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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Flowers always make people better, happier and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine to the soul.
– Luther Burbank

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

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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

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