Buttercup Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old buttercup quotes, buttercup sayings, and buttercup proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Spindly branches of buttercups were secreted among gleaming stems still moist at the roots from last night's rain that had washedand refreshed the entire wood, had dowered it in poignant transparency, the unique, inconsolable quality of rainy countries, as if all was glimpsed through tears.     

Angela Carter

Buttercups and daisies, Oh, the pretty flowers; Coming ere the spring time, To tell of sunny hours. When the trees are leafless; When the fields are bare; Buttercups and daisies Spring up here and there.     

Mary Howitt

Like a yellow blanket in the Himalayan foothills with a crown of gold, as a honey pot for bees, she stands as yellw bird dances inth e morning breeze winks with the glowing snow she is the gorgeous buttercup flower.     


Yellow japanned buttercups and star-disked dandelions, just as we see them lying in the grass, like sparks that have leaped from the kindling sun of summer.     

Oliver Wendell Holmes

The buttercups across the field made sunshine rifts of splendor.     

Dinah Maria Mulock

From the mud come flowers as golden as sunshine, as fluid as rain. They come at first in ones and twos, yet soon they are the most buoyant of crowds, happily dancing in the wind.     

Angela Abraham

The buttercups, bright-eyed and bold, held up their chalices of gold to catch the sunshine and the dew.     

Julia C. R. Dorr

Where are the flowers, the fair young flowers, that lately sprang and stood in brighter light and softer airs, a beauteous sisterhood?     

William Cullen Bryant