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Inspirational Flower Quotes to Brighten Your Day

September 18, 2013

Arrangement of the Month - AprilDoes a fresh, fantastically fragrant bouquet of blossoms always paint a smile on your face? You’re not alone! For ages, famous names and faces all around the world have been raving about the flower’s feel-good powers. Here are 22 well-known flower quotes to bring a bit of bloomin’ sunshine to your day!

Famous Quotes About Flowers

“Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.” – Gerard de Nerval

“Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.” – Luther Burbank

“Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.” – Henry Ward Beecher

“People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.” – Iris Murdoch

Arrangement of the Month - September“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” – William Shakespeare

“Flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words. They are the hieroglyphics of angels, loved by all men for the beauty of their character, though few can decipher even fragments of their meaning.” – Lydia M. Child

“Where flowers bloom so does hope.” – Lady Bird Johnson

“Arranging a bowl of flowers in the morning can give a sense of quiet in a crowded day—like writing a poem or saying a prayer.” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh

“The earth laughs in flowers.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Loveliest of lovely things are they on earth that soonest pass away. The rose that lives its little hour is prized beyond the sculptured flower.” – William C. Bryant

Arrangement of the Month - January“In joy or sadness flowers are our constant friends.” – Kakuzō Okakura

“The flowers of late winter and early spring occupy places in our hearts well out of proportion to their size.” – Gertrude S. Wister

“Happiness is to hold flowers in both hands.” – Japanese Proverb

“Flowers are words which even a babe may understand.” – Arthur Cleveland Coxe

“If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.” – Buddha

“Flowers leave some of their fragrance in the hand that bestows them.” – Chinese Proverb

“One marked feature of the people, both high and low, is a love for flowers.” – Robert Fortune

Arrangement of the Month - July“By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower.” – Rabindranath Tagore

“Flowers are love’s truest language.” – Park Benjamin

“The flower that follows the sun does so even in cloudy days.” – Robert Leighton

“Happiness held is the seed; happiness shared is the flower.” – Unknown

“Flowers are the music of the ground

From earth’s lips spoken without sound.” – Edwin Curran

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