Daffodil Sayings and Quotes

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


One daffodil is worth a thousand pleasures, then one is too few.     

William Wordsworth

Deprivation is for me what daffodils were for Wordsworth.     

Philip Larkin

Like daffodils in the early days of spring, my neurons were resprouting receptors as the winter of the illness ebbed.     

Susannah Cahalan

Life is the greatest gift that could ever be conceived ... A daffodil pushing up through the dark earth to the spring, knowing somehow deep in its roots that spring and light and sunshine will come, has more courage and more knowledge of the value of life than any human being I've met.     

Madeleine L'Engle

Daffodils are yellow trumpets of spring.     

Richard L. Ratliff