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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Flowers:

I will be the gladdest thing
Under the sun!
I will touch a hundred flowers
And not pick one.
~ Edna St. Vincent Millay, Afternoon on a Hill.

I will meander and marvel at the flowers.
~ Deborah Anne Hancock, 1970.

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

If a man could pass through Paradise in a dream, and have a flower presented to him as a pledge that his soul had really been there, and if he found that flower in his hand when he awake - Aye, what then?.
~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

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

If someone loves a flower of which just one example exists among all the millions and millions of stars, that's enough to make him happy when he looks at the stars.
~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince, 1943, translated from French by Richard Howard.

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.

It's so nice to get flowers while you can still smell the fragrance.
~ Lena Horne.

Love is flower like; Friendship is like a sheltering tree.
~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

Love is much like a wild rose, beautiful and calm, but willing to draw blood in its defense.
~ Mark Overby.

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, A Fairly Honourable Defeat.

Perfumes are the feelings of flowers.
~ Heinrich Heine, The Hartz Journey.

I wandered lonely as a cloud
That floats on high o'er vales and hills,
When all at once I saw a crowd,
A host, of golden daffodils;
Beside the lake, beneath the trees,
Fluttering and dancing in the breeze
Continuous as the stars that shine
And twinkle on the milky way,
They stretched in never-ending line
Along the margin of a bay:
Ten thousand saw I at a glance,
Tossing their heads in sprightly dance.
~ William Wordsworth Quotes, I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud, 1804.

Pluck not the wayside flower;
It is the traveler's dower.
~ William Allingham.

Summer set lip to earth's bosom bare,
And left the flushed print in a poppy there.
~ Francis Thompson, The Poppy, 1891.

Sweet flowers are slow and weeds make haste.
~ William Shakespeare.

The best gesture of my brain
is less than the flutter of your eyelash
lady i swear by all the flowers
~ E.E. cummings.

The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life.
~ Jean Giraudoux.

The flower offered of itself
And eloquently spoke
Of Gods
In languages of rainbows
Perfumes
And secret silence...
~ Phillip Pulfrey, from Love, Abstraction and other Speculations.

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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