55 Wildflower Quotes

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Wildflower Quotes

1. “It is easier to tell a person what life is not, rather than to tell them what it is. A child understands weeds that grow from lack of attention, in a garden. However, it is hard to explain the wild flowers that one gardener calls weeds, and another considers beautiful ground cover.” – Shannon L. Alder

2. “Wildflowers can’t be controlled, and neither can the girl with a soul boundless as the sky, and a spirit as free and wild as the ocean.” – Melody Lee

3. “I think I like wildflowers best,” I explain. “They just grow wherever they want. No one has to plant them. And then their seeds blow in the wind and they find a new place to grow.” – Rebecca

4. “They are wildflowers. They would not want a name.” – Silas House

5. “Wildflowers aren’t meant to be cut & tamed. They’re meant to be loved & admired.” – Anthony T. Hincks

6. “Wildflowers don’t grow haphazardly us we are led to believe. They grow in fantastic patterns which are different to each of us you see.” – Anthony T. Hincks

7. “If I had to describe the scent of Michigan in spring and summer, it wouldn’t be a particular smell – blooming wildflowers or boat exhaust off the lake – it would be a color: Green.” – Viola Shipman

8. “I’m going to give you a handful of wildflowers so, each petal that falls will remind you that the earth breathes, and the moon rises.” – Carolyn Riker

9. “I didn’t wave my daisy. I felt small, the way an ant must feel looking up at a field of wildflowers. I was nothing. I was trapped below flowers, buried under them, while girls like Lizzie Lovett danced overhead. That was life. We all have a place.” – Chelsea Sedoti

10. “There is poetry among the wildflowers.” – Rachel Irene Stevenson

11. “Wildflowers are the stuff of my heart.” – Lady Bird Johnson

12. “Love is like wildflowers; it’s often found in the most unlikely places.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

13. “No matter how chaotic it is, wildflowers will still spring up in the middle of nowhere.” – Sheryl Crow

14. “Man has created some lovely dwellings, some soul-stirring literature. He has done much to alleviate physical pain. But he has not… created a substitute for a sunset, a grove of pines, the music of the winds, the dank smell of the deep forest, or the shy beauty of a wildflower.” – Harvey Broome

15. “She is like a wildflower; beautiful, fierce, and free.” – Unknown

16. “Like wildflowers you must allow yourself to grow in all the places people thought you never would.” – Lorde

17. “One person’s weed is another person’s wildflower.” – Susan Wittig Albert

18. “To see a world in a grain of sand and a heaven in a wildflower.” – William Blake

19. “You belong among the wildflowers You belong in a boat out at sea You belong with your love on your arm You belong somewhere you feel free.” – Tom Petty

20. “If all flowers wanted to be roses, nature would lose her springtime beauty and the fields would no longer be decked out with little wildflowers.” – Therese of Lisieux

21. “Magic exists. Who can doubt it, when there are rainbows and wildflowers, the music of the wind and the silence of the stars? Anyone who has loved has been touched by magic. It is such a simple and such an extraordinary part of the lives we live.” – Nora Roberts

22. “Very little grows on jagged rock. Be ground. Be crumbled, so wildflowers will come up where you are.” – Rumi

23. “I hope you are blessed with a heart like a wildflower.” – Unknown

24. “Wildflowers don’t care where they grow.” – Dolly Parton

25. “Let me drink from the waters where the mountain streams flood Let the smell of wildflowers flow free through my blood Let me sleep in your meadows with the green grassy leaves Let me walk down the highway with my brother in peace Let me die in my footsteps Before I go down under the ground.” – Bob Dylan

26. “I am already kindly disposed towards you. My friendship it is not in my power to give: this is a gift which no man can make, it is not in our own power: a sound and healthy friendship is the growth of time and circumstance, it will spring up and thrive like a wildflower when these favour, and when they do not, it is in vain to look for it.” – William Wordsworth

27. “Men do change, and change comes like a little wind that ruffles the curtains at dawn, and it comes like the stealthy perfume of wildflowers hidden in the grass.” – John Steinbeck

28. “Some may wonder why I chose wildflowers when there are hunger and unemployment and the big bomb in the world. Well, I, for one, think we will survive, and I hope that along the way we can keep alive our experience with the flowering earth. For the bounty of nature is also one of the deep needs of man.” – Lady Bird Johnson

29. “My special cause, the one that alerts my interest and quickens the pace of my life, is to preserve the wildflowers and native plants that define the regions of our land-to encourage and promote their use in appropriate areas, and thus help pass on to generation in waiting the quiet jobs and satisfactions I have known since my childhood.” – Lady Bird Johnson

30. “What a lonely place it would be to have a world without a wildflower!” – Roland R. Kemler

31. “Literature is a vast forest and the masterpieces are the lakes, the towering trees or strange trees, the lovely, eloquent flowers, the hidden caves, but a forest is also made up of ordinary trees, patches of grass, puddles, clinging vines, mushrooms, and little wildflowers.” – Roberto Bolano

32. “At these times, the things that troubled her seemed far away and unimportant: all that mattered was the hum of the bees and the chirp of birdsong, the way the sun gleamed on the edge of a blue wildflower, the distant bleat and clink of grazing goats.” – Alison Croggon

33. “I dream of a quiet man who explains nothing and defends nothing, but only knows where the rarest wildflowers are blooming, and who goes, and finds that he is smiling not by his own will.” – Wendell Berry

34. “Being preoccupied with our self-image is like being deaf and blind. It’s like standing in the middle of a vast field of wildflowers with a black hood over our heads. It’s like coming upon a tree of singing birds while wearing earplugs.” – Pema Chodron

35. “It will create an excitement that will sweep the country like wildflowers.” – Samuel Goldwyn

36. “I wake up thinking: What am I reading? What will I read next? I’m terrified that I’ll run out, that I will read through all I want to, and be forced to learn wildflowers at last, to keep awake.” – Annie Dillard

37. “It is no use trying to improve on children’s names for wildflowers.” – Mary Hunter Austin

38. “Wildflower corners are easy to maintain, but once gone, they are hard to rebuild.” – Aldo Leopold

39. “My mother was perfectly horrified when I began shooting and tried to keep me in school, but I would run away and go quail shooting in the woods or trim my dresses with wreaths of wildflowers.” – Annie Oakley

40. “I think that people tend to associate the word “wild” with something that is used up and dirty; but I associate the word “wild” with wildflowers, wild roses, things in fields that haven’t been hurt yet! So let’s be things in fields that have healed and that have grown. Let’s be wild.” – C. JoyBell

41. “To find the universal elements enough; to find the air and the water exhilarating; to be refreshed by a morning walk or an evening saunter… to be thrilled by the stars at night; to be elated over a bird’s nest or a wildflower in spring – these are some of the rewards of the simple life.” – John Burroughs

42. “Devilish men should not be allowed to hold kittens, babies, or bouquets of wildflowers. There ought to be an Act of Parliament.” – Tessa Dare

43. “Wildflowers?” she asked, confused. “She said you liked them. She said to tell you to braid them into your hair.” – Cat Patrick

44. “Make it so the poor are no longer despised and thrown away. Look at them standing about – like wildflowers, which have nowhere else to grow.” – Philip Yancey

45. “In Austin, the eco-capital of Texas, residents tend to favor native plants and wildflowers to the sculpted lawns of the Palm Springs variety.” – Douglas Brinkley

46. “He’s the path lined with wildflowers, And I’m Red Riding Hood. I’ve been warned, but I just can’t resist the blossom and perfume that calls me over.” – Liz Reinhardt

47. “Almost every person, from childhood, has been touched by the untamed beauty of wildflowers.” – Lady Bird Johnson

48. “Now it looks no different from a patch of wildflowers growing in the forest. You could walk right by it, and never know it was there. Except that I do. It’s my landmark, now. I’ll always know how far I am from this spot. From her.” – Amie Kaufman

49. “Periods in the wilderness or desert were not lost time. You might find life, wildflowers, fossils, sources of water. I wish there were shortcuts to wisdom and self-knowledge: cuter abysses or three-day spa wilderness experiences. Sadly, it doesn’t work that way. I so resent this. – Anne Lamott

50. “And when our bodies rise again, they will be wildflowers, then rabbits, then wolves singing a perfect love to the beautiful, meaningless moon.” – Philip Appleman

51. “The smallest of them was sprawled on his belly, face buried in a mound of wildflowers.” – Sarah J. Maas

52. “They alighted on a little plateau covered in purple and orange wildflowers, its grasses hissing in the wind. Abraxos was practically grunting with joy, and Manon, her exhaustion as heavy as the red cloak she wore, didn’t bother to reprimand him.” – Sarah J. Maas

53. “My twenties were about exploring love and being a wildflower and trying to figure everything out. Now I’m not comfortable being that happy wildflower anymore, but I still don’t feel like a woman. I wonder when that moment’s going to hit.” – Drew Barrymore

54. “Not everyone needs more money, she says. I don’t. My family doesn’t. You might not realize it, but we have our riches here, and we have our peace. We have the forest, the wildflowers. They’re not weighted the same way your treasures are, not bought and sold. So you don’t recognize the value in them.” – J. J. Brown

55. “A strange breeze rustled through the clearing, temporarily overpowering the stink of trash and murk. It brought the smell of berries and wildflowers and clean rainwater, things that might’ve once been in these woods. Suddenly I was nostalgic for something I’d never knew.” – Rick Riordan

Amy Finn

Hi. I'm Amy, the founder of this blog. I love quotes and enjoy sharing the best ones with you.

2 thoughts on “55 Wildflower Quotes”

  1. thank you Amy. your collection is fresh and contemporary …it’s rare in Internet.
    you have helped me to find right words to congratulate my daughter-in-low on her birthday.
    stay blessed, dear Author of your world.

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