Favorite Flower Quotes

March 29, 2011

small pink flowers

Courtesy of Sincerely Sarah Photography

Sometimes- other people say it better than you. Sometimes, they just say it first. Enjoy a collection of some of the things people have said about flowers that we love.

Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made, and forgot to put a soul into.  ~Henry Beecher, Life Thoughts, 1858

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

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

Flowers… are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1844

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

If you’ve never been thrilled to the very edges of your soul by a flower in spring bloom, maybe your soul has never been in bloom.  ~Terri Guillemets

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

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

 

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