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Language Of Flowers Quotes


"I work with language. I love the flowers of afterthought." - Bernard Malamud

"Flowers are Love's truest language." - Park Benjamin, Sr.

"Shepherds know many mysterious languages; they speak the language of sheep and dogs, language of stars and skies, flowers and herbs." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"If the English language made any sense, lackadaisical would have something to do with a shortage of flowers." - Doug Larson

"For the flowers are great blessings. For the Lord made a Nosegay in the meadow with his disciples and preached upon the lily. For the flowers have great virtues for all senses. For the flower glorifies God and the root parries the adversary. For the flowers have their angels even the words of God's creation. For there is a language of flowers. For there is a sound reasoning upon all flowers. For flowers are peculiarly the poetry of Christ." - Christopher Smart

"Brave old-flowers! Wall-flowers, Gilly flowers, Stocks! For even as the field-flowers, from which a trifle, a ray of beauty, a drop of perfume, divides them, they have charming names, the softest in the language; and each of them, like tiny, art-less ex-votos, or like medals bestowed by the gratitude of men, proudly bears three or four." - Maurice Maeterlinck

"The forties and fifties were years of high poet-incense; the language-flowers were thickly sweet. Those flowers whined and begged white folks to pick them, to find them lovable. Then the '60s: Independent fire!" - Gwendolyn Brooks

"Once i spoke the language of the flowers,Once i undrestand each word the caterpillar said,Once i smiled in secret at the gossip of the starlings," - Shel Silverstein

"Beware of men bearing flowers." - Muriel Spark

"Vulgarism in language is the distinguishing characteristic of bad company, and a bad education. A man of fashion avoids nothing with more care than that. Proverbial expressions, and trite sayings, are the flowers of the rhetoric of vulgar man." - Lord Chesterfield

"Landscapes have a language of their own, expressing the soul of the things, lofty or humble, which constitute them, from the mighty peaks to the smallest of the tiny flowers hidden in the meadow's grass." - Alexandra David-Neel

"Once I spoke the language of the flowers, Once I understood each word the caterpillar said, Once I smiled in secret at the gossip of the starlings, And shared a conversation with the housefly in my bed. Once I heard and answered all the questions of the crickets, And joined the crying of each falling dying flake of snow, Once I spoke the language of the flowers. . . . How did it go? How did it go?" - Shel Silverstein

"Flowers are Love's truest language; they betray, Like the divining rods of Magi old, Where precious wealth lies buried, not of gold, But love - strong love, that never can decay!" - Park Benjamin

"I loved England's gentility and its civility. I'm from the Bronx, with a Bronx accent. I love the beauty of its language, the ways it's spoken. I love the green grass of England and the flowers." - Sid Bernstein

"My weapon has always been language, and I've always used it, but it has changed. Instead of shaping the words like knives now, I think they're flowers, or bridges." - Sandra Cisneros

"These stars of earth, these golden flowers." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Truth needs not flowers of speech." - Alexander Pope

"Perfumes are the feelings of flowers." - Heinrich Heine

"No path of flowers leads to glory." - Jean De La Fontaine

"Is love the sweetness of flowers?" - Helen Keller

"Flowers grow out of dark moments." - Corita Kent

"John Bunyan, while he had a surpassing genius, would not condescend to cull his language from the garden of flowers; but he went into the hayfield and the meadow, and plucked up his language by the roots, and spoke out in the words that the people used in their cottages." - Charles Spurgeon

"We grow like flowers, and bear desire, the odor of the human flowers." - Richard Henry Stoddard

"We grow like flowers, and bear desire, The odor of the human flowers." - Richard H Stoddard

"The language of the poem is the language of particulars." - Mary Oliver

"The instinctive and universal taste of mankind selects flowers for the expression of its finest sympathies, their beauty and their fleetingness serving to make them the most fitting symbols of those delicate sentiments for which language itself seems almost too gross a medium." - George Stillman Hillard

"Poetry is the art of using language to transcend language," - Laurence Overmire

"The language of the heart is mankind's main common language." - Suzy Kassem

"Language is the archives of history...Language is fossil poetry." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I love language, and I love the failure of language." - Nate Lowman

"Again and Again, however, we know the language of love, and the little churchyard with its lamenting names and the staggeringly secret abyss in which others find their end: again and again the two of us go out under the ancient trees, make our bed again and again between the flowers, face to face with the skies" - Maggie Stiefvater

"I very much wish that some day or other you may have time to learn Greek, because that language is an idea. Even a little of it is like manure to the soil of the mind, and makes it bear finer flowers." - Sara Coleridge

"A special kind of beauty exists which is born in language, of language, and for language." - Gaston Bachelard

"If it were admitted that the great object is to read and enjoy a language, and the stress of the teaching were placed on the few things absolutely essential to this result,... all might in their own way arrive there, and rejoice in its flowers..." - Harriet Beecher Stowe

"Happy is the man who can with vigorous wing Mount to those luminous serene fields! The man whose thoughts, like larks, Take liberated flight toward the morning skies -Who hovers over life and understands without effort The language of flowers and voiceless things!" - Charles Baudelaire

"Lovely flowers are the smiles of god's goodness." - William Wilberforce

"Flowers seem intended for the solace of ordinary humanity." - John Ruskin

"Only paper flowers are afraid of the rain." - Mary Quant

"These flowers are like the pleasures of the world." - William Shakespeare

"Flowers of all hue, and without thorn the rose." - John Milton

"Of all the flowers, me thinks a rose is best." - William Shakespeare

"...outrageous flowers swagging off balconies like bright skirts of ballgowns..." - Frances Mayes

"Into the field of Yellow flowers The red setting sun!" - Soseki Natsume

"God brings millions of flowers to bloom without force." - Wayne Dyer

"Come, see the true flowers of this pained world." - Matsuo Basho

"Like flowers in a storm, life is full of goodbyes" - Masuji Ibuse

"Flowers, leaves, fruit, are the air-woven children of light." - Jacob Moleschott

"Love slowly like a ship full of flowers." - Sidney Nolan

"Flowers and pricker bushes grow out of the same dust." - Cynthia Lewis

"The flowers of the forest are a' wide awae." - Jane Elliott

"Only bugs can truly appreciate the beauty of flowers." - Dov Davidoff

"The flowers of the forest are a' wede away." - Jane Elliot

"The flowers of the forest are a' wide awae." - Jane Elliot

"Waters are distilled out of Herbs, Flowers, Fruits, and Roots." - Nicholas Culpeper

"There is no road of flowers leading to glory." - Jean De La Fontaine

"Flowers are the Romeos and the Juliets of the nature!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Beneath the winter's snow lie germs of summer flowers." - John Greenleaf Whittier

"The career of flowers differs from ours only inaudibleness." - Emily Dickinson

"Before the flowers of friendship faded friendship faded." - Gertrude Stein

"I love sunflowers. They're one of my favorite flowers." - Bethany Mota

"The flowers, the gorgeous, mystic multi-coloured flowers are not the flowers of life, but people, yes people are the true flowers of life, and it has been a most precious pleasure to have temporarily strolled in your garden." - Lord Buckley

"Neither rings, bright chains, nor bracelets, perfumes, flowers, nor well-trimmed hair, Grace a man like polished language, th' only jewel he should wear." - Bhartrhari

"For there is a sound reasoning upon all flowers. For flowers are peculiarly the poetry of Christ." - Christopher Smart

"The imaginary flowers of religion adorn man's chains. Man must throw off the flowers, and also the chains." - Karl Marx

"Even bees, the little alms-men of spring flowers, Know there is richest juice in poison-flowers." - Isaac Watts

"Scent is the soul of flowers, and sea flowers, as splendid as they may be, have no soul!" - Jules Verne

"roses are the only flowers at garden-parties; the only flowers that everybody is certain of knowing." - Katherine Mansfield

"Yes, Heaven is thine; but this Is a world of sweets and sours; Our flowers are merely flowers." - Edgar Allan Poe

"The imaginary flowers of religion adorn man's chains. Man must throw off the flowers and also the chains." - Karl Marx

"Yes, Heaven is thine; but this Is a world of sweets and sours; Our flowers are merely?flowers." - Edgar Allan Poe

"I try to teach my students style, but always as a part of life, not as ornament. Style has to come out of communicating coherent thought, not in sticking little flowers on speeches. Style and substance and a sense of life are the things literature is composed of. One must use one's own personality in relationship to life and language, of course, and everyone has such a relationship. Some people find it, some don't find it, but it's there." - Marguerite Young

"Jas in the Arab language is despair, And Min the darkest meaning of a lie. Thus cried the Jessamine among the flowers, How justly doth a lie Draw on its head despair! Among the fragrant spirits of the bowers The boldest and the strongest still was I. Although so fair, Therefore from Heaven A stronger perfume unto me was given Than any blossom of the summer hours." - Charles Godfrey Leland

"The C language combines all the power of assembly language with all the ease-of-use of assembly language." - Mark Pearce

"Quiet talk is the language of love. It is the language of peace. It is the language of God." - Gordon B Hinckley

"Language is the archives of history." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Language is also a place of struggle." - Bell Hooks

"The chief merit of language is clearness." - Galen

"Stories are the reproductive organs of language." - Robert Bringhurst

"Laughter is the language of the heart" - Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

"Language is the machine of the poet." - Thomas B. Macaulay

"Simple is the language of truth." - Seneca the Younger

"Jazz is the language of the emotions." - Charles Mingus

"Music is the language of heaven." - Levon Helm

"Eighty percent of language lies to us." - Deena Metzger

"Music is a kind of harmonious language." - Gioachino Rossini

"Speak with the language of love." - Rumi

"Language is the inventory of human experience." - L. W. Lockhart

"Poetry is the language of feeling." - William Winter

"Dreams are the language of God." - Paulo Coelho

"Language is the medium of our thoughts." - Frederick Lenz

"Our language is the reflection of ourselves." - Cesar Chavez

"Language is the source of misunderstandings." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"The language of truth is unvarnished enough." - Seneca the Younger

"The language of truth is simple." - Euripides

"Grammar is the analysis of language." - Edgar Allan Poe

"Math is the language of the universe." - Lucas Grabeel

"Language is a form of organized stutter." - Marshall Mcluhan

"Accounting is the language of business." - Warren Buffett

"Mathematics is the language of size." - Lancelot Hogben

"Language is the light of the mind" - John Stuart Mill

"Sometimes, language is the sound of longing" - Simon Van Booy

"The original language of Christianity is translation." - Lamin Sanneh

"Language is the tool of the tools" - Lev S. Vygotsky

"Silence is the language of inertia." - Margaret Heffernan

"Poetry is the memory of language" - Jacques Roubaud

"Cultures are virtual realities made of language." - Terence Mckenna

"The language of God is Mystery." - Kedar Joshi

"Politically correct is the language of cowardice." - Billy Connolly

"Story is the language of the heart." - John Eldredge

"Ridicule is the language of the devil." - Thomas Carlyle

"Laughter is the language of the soul." - Pablo Neruda

"Mastery of language affords one remarkable opportunities." - Alexandre Dumas

"Music is the universal language of mankind." - Henry Wadsworth Longfello

"C is the assembly language of Tcl." - Karl Lehenbauer

"Mastery of language affords remarkable power." - Frantz Fanon

"Tears are the silent language of grief." - Voltaire

"Smiles are the language of love." - David Hare

"Music is the soul of language." - Max Heindel

"Music is the universal language of mankind." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Arabs respect only the language of force." - Moshe Sharett

"Finality is not the language of politics." - Benjamin Disraeli

"Language is the dress of thought." - Samuel Johnson

"Dig - the mostly uncouth - language of grace." - Geoffrey Hill

"Language makes infinite use of finite media." - Wilhelm Von Humboldt

"Money has a language of its own." - Robert Kiyosaki

"Language comes first. It's not that language grows out of consciousness, if you haven't got language, you can't be conscious." - Alan Moore

"What are the flowers of Scotland, All others that excel? The lovely flowers of Scotland, All others that excel! The thistle's purple bonnet, And bonny heather bell, Oh, they're the flowers of Scotland. All others that excel!" - James Hogg

"Quick as a humming bird is my love, Dipping into the hearts of flowers - She darts so eagerly, swiftly, sweetly Dipping into the flowers of my heart." - James Oppenheim

"Flowers and fruits are always fit presents - flowers, because they are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"As in the rankest soil the most beautiful flowers are grown, so in the dark soil of poverty the choicest flowers of humanity have developed and bloomed." - James Allen

"Feel that your body is like a bundle of flowers. When someone gives you flowers you enjoy their beauty, their purity. But you realize that, one day, the flowers will wither and fade." - Frederick Lenz

"Silence is the language of God; it is also the language of the heart." - Sivananda

"Faith talks in the language of God. Doubt talks in the language of man." - E. W. Kenyon

"The language of poetry is but the language of strong human passion!" - John Wilson

"Speak the language of high intelligence, and thus you speak the language of God." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"We're all surrounded by what I call faux language, fake language of commerce, of news media." - Toni Morrison

"Children must master the language of things before they master the language of words." - Friedrich Frobel

"The language of love is the language of humility or humbleness." - Mata Amritanandamayi

"The act of language or the act of denying language carries its own heaviness." - Leni Zumas

"The jargon of authenticity ... is a trademark of societalized chosenness, ... sub-language as superior language." - Theodor Adorno

"French is the language of diplomacy. Spanish is the language of bureaucracy." - Ernest Hemingway

"Language is a weapon of politicians, but language is a weapon in much of human affairs." - Noam Chomsky

"I call the language of political figures, pundits and administrators 'the haute couture of language.'" - Anna Deavere Smith

"A second blow of many flowers appears, flowers faintly tinged and breathing no perfume; but fruits, not blossoms, form the woodland wreath that circles Autumn's brow." - James Grahame

"We are living in a time when flowers are trying to live on flowers, instead of on good rain and black loam." - Ray Bradbury

"Of course, fresh flowers are the answer to any June gloom you may be feeling. Flowers really do solve all problems." - Mia Moretti

"I've come out of seeing death and chosen to focus on the life that's sprouting everywhere, like flowers. And I want to help feed the flowers." - Gary Holland

"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

"Color! What a deep and mysterious language, the language of dreams." - Paul Gauguin

"Language alone protects us from the scariness of things with no names. Language alone is meditation." - Toni Morrison



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