Quotations About / On: FLOWER

  • 41.
    I'll never strike at your past, not even with a flower.
    (Samuel Fuller (b. 1911), U.S. screenwriter. Grant (Michael Dante), The Naked Kiss, to Kelly (Constance Towery), after she has confessed her former life of prostitution to him (1964). Narrated in Kelly's memory of the moment.)
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  • 42.
    I hate flowers—I paint them because they're cheaper than models and they don't move.
    (Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986), U.S. artist. repr. In Laurie Lisle, Portrait of an Artist (1986). Quoted in New York Herald Tribune (April 18, 1954). in answer to the remark, "How perfect to meet you with flowers in your hands!")
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  • 43.
    Before the flowers of friendship faded friendship faded.
    (Gertrude Stein (1874-1946), U.S. author. (Written 1925-1926). A Novel of Thank You, ch. LXII, Yale University Press (1958).)
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  • 44.
    Out of this nettle danger we pluck this flower safety.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Hotspur, in Henry IV, pt. 1, act 2, sc. 4, l. 9-10 (1598).)
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  • 45.
    One of the most attractive things about the flowers is their beautiful reserve.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Journals, entry for June 17, 1853 (1906). The remark comes after a description of a visitor who "pestered" Thoreau "with his benignity.... They lick you as a cow her calf. They would fain wrap you about with their bowels.")
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  • 46.
    There are no such things as Flowers—there are only gladdened Leaves.
    (John Ruskin (1819-1900), British art critic, author. Fors Claveriga, letter 5 (1871).)
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  • 47.
    'Although that pretty Spring is short-lived, but We all read it very well In its flowers and In its roses, In its pretty birds, and In everything that it contains...'
    (This quotation is from poem called 'Reading Spring'. _____________________________________________________________)
    More quotations from: MOHAMMAD SKATI
  • 48.
    “I love all things, not only the grand but the infinitely small: thimble, spurs, plates, flower vases.....”
    More quotations from: Pablo Neruda
  • 49.
    If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever
    (If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever)
    More quotations from: Ali Sabry
  • 50.
    “A world without poetry and art would be too much like one without birds or flowers: bearable but a lot less enjoyable.”
    More quotations from: Aberjhani
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