Flowers Sayings and Quotes

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


After women, flowers are the most lovely thing God has given the world.

Christian Dior

Flowers are restful to look at. They have neither emotions nor conflicts.     

Sigmund Freud

To me, flowers are happiness.     

Stefano Gabbana

Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty out-values all the utilities of the world.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Henry Ward Beecher

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

Emma Goldman

Flowers seem intended for the solace of ordinary humanity.

John Ruskin

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

Jean Giraudoux

Flowers don't worry about how they're going to bloom. They just open up and turn toward the light and that makes them beautiful.     

Jim Carrey

Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.

Gerard de Nerval

Flowers are words which even a babe may understand.     

Arthur Cleveland Coxe

Where flowers bloom so does hope.

Lady Bird Johnson

Flowers are love's truest language.

Park Benjamin

In joy or sadness flowers are our constant friends.

Okakura Kakuz_

A flower blossoms for its own joy.

Oscar Wilde

Flowers always make people better, happier and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine to the soul.

Luther Burbank

Flowers are without hope. Because hope is tomorrow and flowers have no tomorrow.

Antonio Porchia

The flower that smells the sweetest is shy and lowly.

William Wordsworth

Flowers are the music of the earth.     

Marty Rubin

The silence of a flower: a kind of silence which we continually evade, of which we find only the shadow in dreams.

Lewis Thompson

Flowers leave some of their fragrance in the hand that bestows them.

Chinese Proverb

The flowers take the tears of weeping night, and give them to the sun for the day's delight.

Joseph Cotter

The breath of flowers is far sweeter in the air than in the hand.

Sir Francis Bacon

Flowers in the city are like lipstick on a woman-it just makes you look better to have a little color.

Lady Bird Johnson

Flowers are not made by singing Oh, how beautiful, and sitting in the shade.

Rudyard Kipling

All the flowers of all the tomorrows are in the seeds of today.

Indian Proverb

The fairest thing in nature, a flower, still has its roots in earth and manure.

D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence

Deep in their roots all flowers keep the light.     

Theodore Roethke

One of the most attractive things about the flowers is their beautiful reserve.

Henry David Thoreau

A morning glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.     

Walt Whitman