Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul – Luther Burbank
The fragrance of flowers spreads only in the direction of the wind. But the goodness of a person spreads in all directions – Chanakya
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure: but scattered along life’s pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
After women, flowers are the most lovely thing God has given the world.
Flowers are restful to look at. They have neither emotions nor conflicts.
You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming.
Flowers… are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.
Little thing seems nothing, but they give peace, like those meadow flowers which individually seem odourless but all together perfume the air.
I am going to try to pay attention to the spring. I am going to look around at all the flowers, and look up at the hectic trees. I am going to close my eyes and listen.
Stretching his hand up to reach the stars, too often man forgets the flowers at his feet.
Forest, lakes, and rivers, clouds and winds, stars and flowers, stupendous glaciers and crystal snowflakes – every form of animate or inanimate existence, leaves its impress upon the soul of man.
People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.
I will be the gladdest thing under the sun! I will touch a hundred flowers and not pick one.
When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other.
Forest whisper “Beauty!” to the world, even as they fade, wilt, fall.