45 Quotes About Smelling Flowers


Taking a moment to stop and smell the flowers means you are taking an opportunity to appreciate the world around you and your surroundings. These quotes about smelling flowers serve as a great reminder to what life is really about.

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

“A profusion of pink roses bending ragged in the rain speaks to me of all gentleness and its enduring.”

“After women, flowers are the most lovely thing God has given the world.”

“Break open a cherry tree and there are no flowers, but the spring breeze brings forth myriad blossoms.”

“Can we conceive what humanity would be if it did not know the flowers?”

“Don’t send me flowers when I’m dead. If you like me, send them while I’m alive.”

“Earth laughs in flowers.”

“Even if you think the Big Bang created the stars, don’t you wonder who sent the flowers?”

“Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.”

“Flowers are restful to look at. They have neither emotions nor conflicts.”

“Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made, and forgot to put a soul into.”

“Flowers are those little colorful beacons of the sun from which we get sunshine when dark, somber skies blanket our thoughts.”

“Flowers are without hope. Because hope is tomorrow and flowers have no tomorrow.”

“Flowers don’t worry about how they’re going to bloom. They just open up and turn toward the light and that makes them beautiful.”

“Flowers really do intoxicate me.”

“Flowers seem intended for the solace of ordinary humanity.”

“Flowers… are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.”

“Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed.”

“How can one help shivering with delight when one’s hot fingers close around the stem of a live flower, cool from the shade and stiff with newborn vigor!”

“I hope some day to meet God, because I want to thank Him for the flowers.”

“I like to think a flower opens itself to outgrow its plantedness. That it yearns to be carried away.”

“I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.”

“I yearn for flowers that bend with the wind and rain.”

“I’d rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.”

“If dandelions were hard to grow, they would be most welcome on any lawn.”

“If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?”

“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.”

“Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.”

“Look at us, said the violets blooming at her feet, all last winter we slept in the seeming death but at the right time God awakened us, and here we are to comfort you.”

“Next to the rose, whose divine right to monarchy cannot be questioned, the violet is the poet’s flower.”

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

“Poetry is a garden haunted by the sound of crying roses.”

“Springtime flowers bloom like colorful arrows piercing their way to the sun.”

“The artist is the confidant of nature, flowers carry on dialogues with him through the graceful bending of their stems and the harmoniously tinted nuances of their blossoms. Every flower has a cordial word which nature directs towards him.”

“The first wild-flower of the year is like land after sea.”

“The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life.”

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

“The fragrance of flowers spreads only in the direction of the wind. But the goodness of a person spreads in all directions.”

“The moon looks upon many night flowers; the night flowers see but one moon.”

“The quality of scent or perfume is essential, and any flower that lacks perfume is far from perfect, no matter what other qualities it may possess.”

“The temple bell stops but I still hear the sound coming out of the flowers.”

“The violets in the mountains have broken the rocks.”

“There are always flowers for those who want to see them.”

“To be overcome by the fragrance of flowers is a delectable form of defeat.”

“When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other.”

Smell is an integral part of our life. It helps to influence and incite our environment and remind us of special memories.

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