"Tis not knowing much, but what is useful, that makes a wise man."

Thomas Fuller





two white orchids


Quotes About Flowers and Nature


I owe perhaps becoming a painter to flowers.
- Claude Monet

The greatest service which can be rendered any country is to add a useful plant to its culture.
- Thomas Jefferson

A flowerless room is a soulless room, to my way of thinking: but even one solitary little vase of a living flower may redeem it.
- Vita Sackville-West

Can we conceive what humanity would be if it did not know the flowers?
- Maurice Maeterlinck

A morning glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.
- Walt Whitman

Thou cannot stir a flower
Without troubling a star.
- Francis Thompson

If I had but two loaves of bread, I would sell one and buy hyacinths, for they would feed my soul.
- Koran

'Tis my faith that every flower
Enjoys the air it breathes.
- William Wordsworth

The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life.
- Jean Giraudoux

To me, the meanest flower that blows can give
Thoughts that do often lie too deep for tears.
- William Wordsworth



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