Saturday, November 14, 2009

Quotes about Flowers

Earth laughs in flowers. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
Perfumes are the feelings of flowers. ~Heinrich Heine, The Hartz Journey

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

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 pass by the color purple in a field and don't notice it, God gets real pissed off.- Alice Walker
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. ~Audra Foveo

Flowers have an expression of countenance as much as men or animals. Some seem to smile; some have a sad expression; some are pensive and diffident; others again are plain, honest and upright, like the broad-faced sunflower and the hollyhock. ~Henry Ward Beecher, Star Papers: A Discourse of Flowers

Bread feeds the body, indeed, but flowers feed also the soul. ~The Koran

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

Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair... ~Susan Polis Shutz
Where flowers bloom so does hope.- Lady Bird Johnson

The world is a rose; smell it and pass it to your friends.- Persian Proverb

Flowers are love's truest language.- Park Benjamin

It is at the edge of a petal that love waits. - William Carlos Williams

Take time to smell the roses.-Gardening Cliches

With a few flowers in my garden, half a dozen pictures and some books, I live without envy. - Lope de Vega

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

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