By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower.
~ Rabindranath Tagore

God writes the Gospel not in the Bible alone, but also on trees, and in the flowers and clouds and stars.
~ Martin Luther

Gardens and flowers have a way of bringing people together, drawing them from their homes.
~ Clare Ansberry, The Women of Troy Hill

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The fragrance of flowers spreads only in the direction of the wind. But the goodness of a person spreads in all direction.
~ Chanakya

One by one she slew her fears, and then planted a flower garden over their graves.
~ John Mark Green

Flowers are restful to look at. They have neither emotions nor conflicts.
~ Sigmund Freud

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Some women feel the need to act like they’re never scared, needy or hurt; like they’re as hardened as a man. I think that’s dishonest. It’s okay to feel delicate sometimes. Real beauty is in the fragility of your petals. A rose that never wilts isn’t a rose at all.
~ Crystal Woods

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

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Flowers… are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

You’re frustrated because you keep waiting for the blooming of flowers of which you have yet to sow the seeds.
~ Steve Maraboli

Where flowers bloom so does hope.
~ Lady Bird Johnson

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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

Who wants flowers when you’re dead? Nobody.
~ J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye

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April showers bring forth May flowers.
~ English Proverb

All the flowers of all the tomorrows are in the seeds of today.
~ Indian Proverb

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

Flowers are love’s truest language.
~ Park Benjamin

What’s in a name? that which we call a rose, by any other name would smell as sweet.
~ Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

The flowers take the tears of weeping night, and give them to the sun for the day’s delight.
~ Joseph Cotter

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

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

The fairest thing in nature, a flower, still has its roots in earth and manure.
~ D. H. Lawrence

In joy or sadness, flowers are our constant friends.
~ Kozuko Okakura

True friendship is like a rose: we don’t realize its beauty until it fades.
~ Evelyn Loeb

Flowers leave some of their fragrance in the hand that bestows them.
~ Chinese proverb

Perfumes are the feelings of flowers.
~ Heinrich Heine

In joy or sadness flowers are our constant friends.
~ Kakuzō Okakura, The Book Of Tea

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

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In the cherry blossom’s shade there’s no such thing as a stranger.
~ Issa

The flower that follows the sun does so even on cloudy days.
~ Robert Leighton

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The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world’s joy.
~ Henry Ward Beecher

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

Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.
~ Gerard De Nerval

The flower that smells the sweetest is shy and lowly.
~ William Wordsworth

Be honest, be nice, be a flower not a weed.
~ Aaron Neville

Just imagine becoming the way you used to be as a very young child, before you understood the meaning of any word, before opinions took over your mind. The real you is loving, joyful, and free. The real you is just like a flower, just like the wind, just like the ocean, just like the sun.
~ Don Miguel Ruiz

A flower doesn’t love you or hate you, it just exists.
~ Mike White

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

The fairest thing in nature, a flower, still has its roots in earth and manure.
~ D. H. Lawrence

The flower which is single need not envy the thorns that are numerous.
~ Rabindranath Tagore

Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
~ Victor Hugo

Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light.
~ Theodore Roethke

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

If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
~ Marcus Tullius Cicero

Stretching his hand up to reach the stars, too often man forgets the flowers at his feet.
~ Jeremy Bentham

I always like to have flowers on the table. I think they make it look special.
~ Ina Garten

Flowers don’t tell, they show. That’s the way good books should be too.
~ Stephanie Skeem

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Flowers are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Where flowers bloom, so does hope.
~ Lady Bird Johnson

I must have flowers, always, and always.
~ Claude Monet

Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair.
~ Susan Polis Schutz

A flower blossoms for its own joy.
~ Oscar Wilde

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

Flowers seem intended for the solace of ordinary humanity.
~ John Ruskin

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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

Flowers are words which even a babe may understand.
~ Arthur Cleveland Coxe

Flowers are love’s truest language.
~ Park Benjamin

In joy or sadness flowers are our constant friends.
~ Okakura Kakuz_

Flowers are the music of the earth.
~ Marty Rubin

The silence of a flower: a kind of silence which we continually evade, of which we find only the shadow in dreams.
~ Lewis Thompson

Flowers leave some of their fragrance in the hand that bestows them.
~ Chinese Proverb

One of the most attractive things about the flowers is their beautiful reserve.
~ Henry David Thoreau

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

Every flower must grow through dirt.
~ Laurie Jean Sennott

Flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words. They are the hieroglyphics of angels, loved by all men for the beauty of their character.
~ Lydia M. Child

Flowers bring to a liberal and gentlemanly mind, the remembrance of honesty, comeliness, and all kinds of virtue.
| John Gerard

Flowers knew how to preach divinity before men knew how to dissect and botanize them.
~ H.N. Hudson

If you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it’s your world for a moment.
~ Georgia O’Keeffe

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Flowers may beckon towards us, but they speak toward heaven and God.
~ Henry Ward Beecher

A flower’s appeal is in its contradictions – so delicate in form yet strong in fragrance, so small in size yet big in beauty, so short in life yet long on effect.
~ Adabella Radici

No flower wants to be at home when it is raining outside!
~ Mehmet Murat ldan

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Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair…
~ Susan Polis Schutz

A garden to walk in and immensity to dream in–what more could he ask? A few flowers at his feet and above him the stars.
~ Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

‘Butterflies are not insects,’ Captain John Sterling said soberly. ‘They are self-propelled flowers.’
~ Robert A. Heinlein

The violets in the mountains have broken the rocks.
~ Tennessee Williams, Camino Real

 

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

Perfumes are the feelings of flowers.
~ Heinrich Heine

God will reward you,’ he said. ‘You must be an angel since you care for flowers.”
~ Victor Hugo

In a rich moonlit garden, flowers open beneath the eyes of entire nations terrified to acknowledge the simplicity of the beauty of peace.
~ Aberjhani

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I hope that while so many people are out smelling the flowers, someone is taking the time to plant some.
~ Herbert Rappaport

I love your roots, not the flower everybody sees!
~ Akilnathan Logeswaran

The flowers like me back.
~ John H. Carroll, Rojuun

It is only goodness which gives extras, and so I say again that we have much to hope from the flowers.
~ Arthur Conan Doyle

Treat your relationship as if you are growing the most beautiful sacred flower. Keep watering it, tend to the roots, and always make sure the petals are full of color and are never curling. Once you neglect your plant, it will die, as will your relationship.
~ Suzy Kassem

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