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Quotes of flowers

  1. The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers but for the wide world's joy. – Henry Ward Beecher
  2. A wedding is a funeral where you smell your own flowers – Eddie Cantor
  3. I don't like painting flowers in my music. I like painting guts and pain. – Jonathan Davis
  4. It is with flowers as with moral qualities; the bright are sometimes poisonous; but, I believe, never the sweet. – Augustus Hare
  5. Let a hundred flowers bloom, let a hundred schools of thought contend. – Mao Zedong
  6. A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers looks around for a coffin. – H. L. Mencken
  7. Because we are in a war situation, this can sometimes be dangerous work. But guys like A. D. Flowers and his technicians just take it in stride and get on with the job. In four years, we've never had a serious accident or injury working with all the explosions. – Vic Morrow
  8. The flowers anew, returning seasons bring; but beauty faded has no second spring. – Ambrose Philips
  9. For me, the vast marvel is to be alive. For man, or for flowers or beast or bird, the supreme triumph is to be most vividly and perfectly alive. – Al Purdy
  10. Let your children be as so many flowers borrowed from God. If the flowers die or wither, thank God for a summer loan of them. – Samuel Rutherford
  11. Help us to be ever faithful gardeners of the spirit, who know that without darkness nothing comes to birth, and without light nothing flowers – May Sarton
  12. At present, I am mainly observing the physical motion of mountains, water, trees and flowers One is everywhere reminded of similar movements in the human body, of similar impulses of joy and suffering in plants. – Egon Schiele
  13. For there is a sound reasoning upon all flowers For flowers are peculiarly the poetry of Christ. – Christopher Smart
  14. Flies, worms, and flowers exceed me still. – Isaac Watts
  15. For a writer, published works are like fallen flowers but the expected new work is like a calyx waiting to blossom. – Cao Yu

Usage examples for flowers

  1. What lovely flowers you have! – Jacqueline, v1 by Th. Bentzon (Mme. Blanc)
  2. I've seen him- sent him flowers sat beside him. – The Planet Strappers by Raymond Zinke Gallun
  3. Did you receive the flowers I sent this morning? – The Front Yard by Constance Fenimore Woolson
  4. Oh, but my flowers know when I water them, and could not bear to have me leave them altogether to others. – Barbara in Brittany by E. A. Gillie
  5. " We are well off for wild flowers here," he answered. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  6. I had thrown her some flowers and she had looked at me; at least I fancied that she had. – The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  7. I'm fond of flowers myself. – Beyond by John Galsworthy
  8. I wish I were like the flowers – Windows (Fifth Series Plays) by John Galsworthy Last Updated: February 10, 2009
  9. But the flowers were already dead. – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
  10. " She was so wise," sobbed her little maid, as she placed flowers in the cold hand, " she knew everything." – The Necklace of Princess Fiorimonde and Other Stories by Mary De Morgan
  11. " The sooner you put those flowers into water," he added, turning to his wife, " the longer they will last." – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  12. You are not to take those flowers home with you- do you understand? – The Scarlet Feather by Houghton Townley
  13. Every time during that summer that Philip saw his cousin, he thought her prettier than she had ever been before; some new touch of colour, some fresh sweet charm, seemed to have been added, just as every summer day calls out new beauty in the flowers – Sylvia's Lovers -- Complete by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  14. Of all flowers that grow, heart's- ease is the one I most prize." – Kenelm Chillingly, Book 5. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  15. And for us, where are our spring flowers – Literary and General Lectures and Essays by Charles Kingsley
  16. You are fond of flowers David? – Jezebel's Daughter by Wilkie Collins
  17. Flowers don't need meant to be seen. – Dramatic Technique by George Pierce Baker
  18. The same man, sir, who was found in the garden, looking at your flowers – The Guilty River by Wilkie Collins
  19. That's all right, answered Mr. Crewe; it doesn't cost anything to look at flowers that's what they're for. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  20. The next day was a day of forest and flowers – The Port of Adventure by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson

Rhymes for flowers

  • ours;
  • hours, scours, sours, towers, powers, showers, cowers, bowers, flours;
  • devours, empowers;
  • superpowers;

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