Flowers quotes - Page 2

Flowers. . . are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty out values all the utilities of the world.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Art is the unceasing effort to compete with the beauty of flowersand never succeeding.
– Marc Chagall

I will be the gladdest thing under the sun! I will touch a hundred flowers And not pick one.
– Edna St. Vincent Millay

Fair flowers that are not gather’d in their prime rot and consume themselves in little time.
– William Shakespeare

With daffodils mad footnotes for the spring, And asters purple asterisks for autumn.
– Conrad Aiken

If you pass by the color purple in a field and don’t notice it, God gets real pissed off.
– Alice Walker

I hate flowers — I paint them because they’re cheaper than models and they don’t move.
– Georgia O’Keeffe

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

When bright flowers bloom Parchment crumbles, my words fade. The pen has dropped.
– Morpheus

What’s in a name? that which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet.
– William Shakespeare

Summer set lip to earth’s bosom bare, And left the flushed print in a poppy there.
– Francis Thompson

A wedding is just like a funeral except that you get to smell your own flowers.
– Grace Hansen

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

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

The temple bell stops but I still hear the sound coming out of the flowers.
– Basho

Can we conceive what humanity would be if it did not know the flowers?
– Maurice Maeterlinck

Big doesn’t necessarily mean better. Sunflowers aren’t better than violets.
– Edna Ferber

Belladonna: In Italian, a beautiful lady; in English a deadly poison.
– Ambrose Bierce

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

If dandelions were hard to grow, they would be most welcome on any lawn.
– Andrew Mason