Flower Quotes (275)

Quotes and citations about flower


Life is the flower for which love is the honey

By : mr-john

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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!

By : Edward Abbey

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

By : Lyman Abbott

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

By : Joseph Addison

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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.

By : James Allen

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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.

By : Pedro Almodovar

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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.

By : Pedro Almodovar

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

By : Hans Christian Andersen

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

By : Hans Christian Anderson

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

By : Ursula Andress

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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.

By : Jennifer Aniston

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

By : Louis Aragon

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

By : Honore de Balzac

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A young bride is like a plucked flower

By : Honore de Balzac

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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.

By : Honore de Balzac

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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.

By : Pedro Calderon de la Barca

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

By : Drew Barrymore

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There is nothing you can see that is not a flower

By : Matsuo Basho

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

By : Matsuo Basho

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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.

By : Henry Walter Bates

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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.

By : Charles A. Beard

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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.

By : Max Beckmann

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

By : Henry Ward Beecher

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

By : Henry Ward Beecher

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

By : Alan Bennett

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

By : Jeremy Bentham

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

By : Georges Bernanos

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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.

By : Juliette Binoche

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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.

By : Richard Blackmore

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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.

By : William Blake

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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.

By : William Blake

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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.

By : Marion Zimmer Bradley

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

By : Beau Bridges

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

By : Jacob Bronowski

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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.

By : Jacob Bronowski

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Happiness is the natural flower of duty.

By : Phillips Brooks

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A fox is a wolf who sends flowers.

By : Ruth Brown

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

By : H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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

By : Holly Brubach

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

By : William C. Bryant

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