Flower Quotes (275)

Quotes and citations about flower

Life is the flower for which love is the honey.. view

By: mr-john

For myself I hold no preferences among flowers, so long as they are wild, free, spontaneous. Bricks to all greenhouses! Black thumb and cutworm to the potted plant!.. view

By: Edward Abbey

I abhor a hoe. I am fond of flowers but not of dirt, and had rather buy them than cultivate them... view

By: Lyman Abbott

What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure.. view

By: Joseph Addison

As in the rankest soil the most beautiful flowers are grown, so in the dark soil of poverty the choicest flowers of humanity have developed and bloomed... view

By: James Allen

The Flower of My Secret is definitely more based in true emotions. I also wanted to make something more realistic, but not naturalistic or simple... view

By: Pedro Almodovar

I think it's a change that I did not intend at the time but it is clear that, from The Flower of My Secret on, there is a change in my films. A lot of the journalists have very generously attributed this to my growing maturity... view

By: Pedro Almodovar

Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower... view

By: Hans Christian Andersen

Just living is not enough... one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower... view

By: Hans Christian Anderson

I take care of my flowers and my cats. And enjoy food. And that's living... view

By: Ursula Andress

I couldn't have found a better man than Brad. He still opens doors for me and brings me flowers. He's the sweetest goofball on the planet... view

By: Jennifer Aniston

There are strange flowers of reason to match each error of the senses... view

By: Louis Aragon

The smallest flower is a thought, a life answering to some feature of the Great Whole, of whom they have a persistent intuition... view

By: Honore de Balzac

A young bride is like a plucked flower.. view

By: Honore de Balzac

Love has its own instinct, finding the way to the heart, as the feeblest insect finds the way to its flower, with a will which nothing can dismay nor turn aside... view

By: Honore de Balzac

These flowers, which were splendid and sprightly, waking in the dawn of the morning, in the evening will be a pitiful frivolity, sleeping in the cold night's arms... view

By: Pedro Calderon de la Barca

I don't want to be stinky poo poo girl, I want to be happy flower child... view

By: Drew Barrymore

There is nothing you can see that is not a flower.. view

By: Matsuo Basho

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

By: Matsuo Basho

Their elegant shape, showy colours, and slow, sailing mode of flight, make them very attractive objects, and their numbers are so great that they form quite a feature in the physiognomy of the forest, compensating for the scarcity of flowers... view

By: Henry Walter Bates

All the lessons of history in four sentences: Whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad with power. The mills of God grind slowly, but they grind exceedingly small. The bee fertilizes the flower it robs. When it is dark enough, you can see the stars... view

By: Charles A. Beard

I went across the fields to avoid the straight highways, along the firing lines where people were shooting at a small wooded hill, which is now covered with wooden crosses and lines of graves instead of spring flowers... view

By: Max Beckmann

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

By: Henry Ward Beecher

The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world's joy... view

By: Henry Ward Beecher

If you think squash is a competitive activity, try flower arranging... view

By: Alan Bennett

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

By: Jeremy Bentham

Little things seem nothing, but they give peace, like those meadow flowers which individually seem odorless but all together perfume the air... view

By: Georges Bernanos

I think acting is about forgetting yourself in order to give the best of yourself. It's passing through you more than you're creating it. You're not the flower, but the vase which holds the flower... view

By: Juliette Binoche

The mare set off for home with the speed of a swallow, and going as smoothly and silently. I never had dreamed of such a motion, fluent and graceful, and ambient, soft as the breeze flitting over the flowers, but swift as the summer lightening... view

By: Richard Blackmore

To see the world in a grain of sand, and to see heaven in a wild flower, hold infinity in the palm of your hands, and eternity in an hour... view

By: William Blake

To see a world in a grain of sand and heaven in a wild flower Hold infinity in the palms of your hand and eternity in an hour... view

By: William Blake

A friend of ours has a hobby doing genealogy, and we found out that we were cousins in the ninth degree, that we had a common ancestor on the Mayflower... view

By: Marion Zimmer Bradley

I also like to garden. I grow things, vegetables, flowers... I particularly like orchids. I raise orchids... view

By: Beau Bridges

The world is full of people who never quite get into the first team and who just miss the prizes at the flower show... view

By: Jacob Bronowski

The world is made up of people who never quite get into the first team and who just miss the prizes at the flower show... view

By: Jacob Bronowski

Happiness is the natural flower of duty... view

By: Phillips Brooks

A fox is a wolf who sends flowers... view

By: Ruth Brown

Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get... view

By: H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Nothing makes you feel that you've overstayed your welcome like a flower arrangement that has withered and died... view

By: Holly Brubach

The little windflower, whose just opened eye is blue as the spring heaven it gazes at... view

By: William C. Bryant