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A flower, when offered in the bud, is no vain sacrifice. (Quote by - Isaac Watts)

A kiss without a hug is like a flower without the fragrance. (Quote by - Maltese Proverb)

Flowers have an expression of countenance as much as men or animals. Some seem to smile; some have a sad expression; some are pensive and diffident; others again are plain, honest and upright, like the broad-faced sunflower and the hollyhock. (Quote by - Henry Ward Beecher)

Fair flowers that are not gather'd in their prime rot and consume themselves in little time. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

The temple bell stops but I still hear the sound coming out of the flowers. (Quote by - Basho)

Break open a cherry tree and there are no flowers, but the spring breeze brings forth myriad blossoms. (Quote by - Ikkyu Sojun)

Where flowers degenerate man cannot live. (Quote by - Napoleon)

Gather the flowers, but spare the buds. (Quote by - Andrew Marvell)

Earth laughs in flowers. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

But ne'er the rose without the thorn. (Quote by - Robert Herrick)

I hate flowers -- I paint them because they're cheaper than models and they don't move. (Quote by - Georgia O'Keeffe)

Art is the unceasing effort to compete with the beauty of flowers - and never succeeding. (Quote by - Marc Chagall)

For myself I hold no preferences among flowers, so long as they are wild, free, spontaneous. Bricks to all greenhouses! Black thumb and cutworm to the potted plant! (Quote by - Edward Abbey)

To be overcome by the fragrance of flowers is a delectable form of defeat. (Quote by - Beverly Nichols)

Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love. (Quote by - Stevie Wonder)

And I will make thee beds of roses, And a thousand fragrant posies. (Quote by - Christopher Marlowe)

I sometimes think that never blows so red The Rose as where some buried Caesar bled; That every Hyacinth the Garden wears Dropt in her Lap from some once lovely Head. (Quote by - Omar Khayyam)

When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other. (Quote by - Chinese Proverb)

Of what are you afraid, my child? inquired the kindly teacher. "Oh, sir! the flowers, they are wild," replied the timid creature. (Quote by - Peter Newell)

Flowers may beckon towards us, but they speak toward heaven and God. (Quote by - Henry Ward Beecher)

If of thy mortal goods thoU art bereft, And from thy slender store two loaves alone to thee are left, Sell one, and with the dole Buy hyacinths to feed thy soul. (Quote by - Sadi)

Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Flowers always make people better, happier and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine to the soul. (Quote by - Luther Burbank)

If you've never been thrilled to the very edges of your soul by a flower in spring bloom, maybe your soul has never been in bloom. (Quote by - Audra Foveo)

Every flower is a soul blossoming in Nature. (Quote by - Gerard De Nerval)


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