Flowers Quotes

Must we always teach our children with books? Let them look at the stars and the mountains above. Let them look at the waters and the trees and flowers on Earth. Then they will begin to think, and to think is the beginning of a real education.

David Polis

Bread feeds the body, indeed, but flowers feed also the soul

The Koran

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

Henry Beecher

Gardening is the art that uses flowers and plants as paint, and the soil and sky as canvas.

Elizabeth Murray

By the time one is eighty, it is said, there is no longer a tug of war in the garden with the May flowers hauling like mad against the claims of the other months. All is at last in balance and all is serene. The gardener is usually dead, of course.

Henry Mitchell

In my garden there is a large place for sentiment. My garden of flowers is also my garden of thoughts and dreams. The thoughts grow as freely as the flowers, and the dreams are as beautiful

Abram L. Urban

God writes the Gospel not in the Bible alone, but also on trees, and in the flowers and clouds and stars.

Martin Luther

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

Chinese Proverb

God has sown his name on the heavens in glittering stars; but on earth he planteth his name by tender flowers.

Jean Paul Richter

Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light.

Theodore Roethke

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.

Claude Monet

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

Antonio Porchia

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

Basho

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

Henry Beecher

Flowers that are so pathetic in their beauty, frail as the clouds, and in their coloring as gorgeous as the heavens, had through thousands of years been the heritage of children - honored as the jewelry of God....

Thomas De Quincey

True glory takes root, and even spreads; all false pretences, like flowers, fall to the ground; nor can any counterfeit last long.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Standardization is the fertilizer of college education. A little may be useful, but flowers do not grow in pure manure.

Martin H. Fischer

When Spring unlocks the flowers to paint the laughing soil.

Bishop Reginald Heber

Spring comes with flowers, autumn with the moon, summer with the breeze, winter with snow. When idle concerns don't fill your thoughts, that's your best season.

Wu-Men

A great biography should, like the close of a great drama, leave behind it a feeling of serenity. We collect into a small bunch the flowers, the few flowers, which brought sweetness into a life, and present it as an offering to an accomplished destiny. It is the dying refrain of a completed song, the final verse of a finished poem.

Andre Maurois

Children in a family are like flowers in a bouquet: there's always one determined to face in an opposite direction from the way the arranger desires

Marcelene Cox

You're only here for a short visit. Don't hurry, don't worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way

Walter Hagen

Words and thoughts concerning compassionate action that are not put into practice are like beautiful flowers that are colorful but have no fragrance.

Thich Nhat Hanh
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