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Famous Flower Quotes

Interesting and Inspiring Flower Quotes

Through poetry, music and stories, people have been writing about the magnificence and meaning of flowers for centuries. Their writings highlight the difference that beautiful fresh garden flowers and floral arrangements can make to their own lives, as well as the lives of their friends and loved ones.

Here's a selection of some of our favourite flower quotes... we hope you find them enjoyable and thought provoking too!

In joy or sadness, flowers are our constant friends.
- Kozuko Okakura

The world is a rose; smell it and pass it to your friends.
- Persian Proverb

True friendship is like a rose: we don't realize its beauty until it fades.
- Evelyn Loeb

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

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

Where flowers bloom so does hope.
- Lady Bird Johnson, Public Roads: Where Flowers Bloom

Each flower is a soul opening out to nature.
- Gerald De Nerval

Perfumes are the feelings of flowers.
- Heinrich Heine

Flowers are love's truest language.
- Park Benjamin

What's in a name? that which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet.
- Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
- William Carlos Williams

I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.
- Claude Monet

In the cherry blossom's shade there's no such thing as a stranger.
- Issa

He who is born with a silver spoon in his mouth is generally considered a fortunate person, but his good fortune is small compared to that of the happy mortal who enters this world with a passion for flowers in his soul.
- Celia Thaxter

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