Daisy Sayings and Quotes

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


A daisy blooming in a desert is worth more than a rose blossoming in a rainforest.     

Matshona Dhliwayo

Human beings are born solitary, but everywhere they are in chains - daisy chains - of interactivity. Social actions are makeshift forms, often courageous, sometimes ridicilous, always strange.     

Andy Warhol

You have to decide if you're going to wilt like a daisy or if you're just going to go forward and live the life that you've been granted.     

Kevin Costner

Daisies are like sunshine to the ground.     

Drew Barrymore

The splendor of the rose and the whiteness of the lily do not rob the little violet of it's scent nor the daisy of its simple charm. If every tiny flower wanted to be a rose, spring would lose its loveliness.     

Therese of Lisieux

Stars are the daisies the begem the blue fields of the sky.     

David Macbeth Moir

Those fields of daisies we landed on, and dusty fields and desert stretches. Memories of many skies and earths beneath us - many days, many nights of stars.     

Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Daisies infinite Uplift in praise their little growing hands, O'er every hill that under heaven expands.     

Ebenezer Elliott

Daisies smell-less, yet most quaint, And sweet thyme true, Primrose, first born child of Ver, Merry Spring-time's harbinger.     

Francis Beaumont

Even thou who mournst the daisy's fate, That fate is thine--no distant date; Stern Ruin's ploughshare drives, elate, Full on thy bloom, Till crushed beneath the furrow's weight Shall be thy doom!     

Robert Burns

Be careful of words, they can be both daisies and bruises.     

Anne Sexton

The daisy, by the shadow that it casts, Protects the lingering dewdrop from the sun.     

William Wordsworth

Their desire was silent yet magnificent, like a thousand daisies attuning their faces toward the path of the sun.     

Jeffrey Eugenides

The love of God toward you is like the Amazon River flowing down to water a single daisy.     

F.B. Meyer

Never a daisy that grows, but a mystery guideth the growing; Never a river that flows, but a majesty scepters the flowing.     

Richard Realf

You can't be sad when Daisy is around, she won't let you.     

Maryam Faresh

In a world full of daisies dare to be a rose.     

Matshona Dhliwayo

Daisies that bring you joy are better than roses that bring you sorrow.     

Matshona Dhliwayo

Daisy had no idea how to put herself to rights again. But she thought it would be a good thing to stop thinking about herself and do something for someone else.     

Lisa Kleypas

The brief silence that follows is as tender as a rainstorm of daisies.     

Mathias Malzieu

Behold the azure sea in front of you, the turquoise sky above you, the amber mountain beneath your feet, and the golden daisy in your hands. How are you not the richest person on earth?     

Khang Kijarro Nguyen

Always have something beautiful in sight, even if it's just a daisy in a jelly glass.     

H. Jackson Brown Jr.

Tread lightly, she is near under snow, speak gently, she can hear the daisies grow.     

Oscar Wilde

Daisy was a consciously happy young woman without any of the usual endowments that make for conscious happiness, money apart. She was not pretty, she was not clever, she had no friends, no talents, nor even an imagination to make her think she was happy when she was really miserable. As she was never miserable, she had no need of an imagination.     

Laura Riding

Regret, Daisy knew, was the only confirmation of a well-lived life. If you didn't occasionally go too far, you weren't going anywhere.     

Chuck Palahniuk

April brings the primrose sweet, / Scatters daisies at our feet.     

Sara Coleridge

There's no dew left on the daisies and clover; there's no rain left in heaven.     

Jean Ingelow

Daisies in water are the longest lasting flower you can give to someone. Fact. Buy daisies. Not roses.     

Anne Sexton