Flowers bring color in this world. Here is a collection of quotes and proverbs in which flowers are mentioned. For a similar collection in Dutch language see: bloemen.

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"You are my garden of beautiful roses,
My own rose, my one rose, that's you!"

Whose Body?
Dorothy L. Sayers

A flower blooms more than once.

If you miss something, you can get another chance later.

A fruit-bearing tree is known by its flowers.

A new year is unfolding - like a blossom with petals curled tightly concealing the beauty within.

A rose has thorns, a cat has claws; certainly both are worth the risk.

A thorn defends the rose, harming only those who would steal the blossom.

Chinese proverb

About her feet in wide vessels of green and brown earthenware, white water-lilies were floating, so that she seemed to be enthroned in the midst of a pool.

The Fellowship of the Ring
J. R. R. Tolkien
About Goldberry

An old man loved is a winter with flowers.

German proverb

And the fruits will outdo what the flowers have promised.

Francois de Malherbe

April showers bring May flowers.

Something bad today may result in something better in the future.

Around a flowering tree, there are many insects.

As the sun colors flowers, so does art color life.

John Lubbock

Bless the flowers and the weeds, my birds and bees.

Unknown source

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

Butterflies come to pretty flowers.


Do not linger to gather flowers to keep them, but walk on, for flowers will keep themselves blooming all your way.

Rabindranath Tagore

Each day you can admire the moon, the snow and the flowers.

Japanese proverb

Even the white lily casts a shadow.

Every flower of the field, every fiber of a plant, every particle of an insect carries with it the impress of its Maker and can—if duly considered—read us lectures of ethics or divinity.

Thomas Pope Blount

Every rose has its thorn.

Every good thing has an unpleasant side.

Everything in the garden is rosy.

Everything is satisfactory.

Everything was curved to fit the walls: the stove, the sink and the cupboards, and all of it had been painted with flowers, insects and birds in bright primary colours.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
J.K. Rowling

Flower of this purple dye, Hit with Cupid's archery, Sink in apple of his eye

A Midsummer Night's Dream, 1590

Friends are flowers that never fade.

English proverb

From the same flower the bee extracts honey and the wasp gall.

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