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Paper Flowers Quotes


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

"Flowers are heaven's masterpiece." - Dorothy Parker

"Flowers are my music." - Thomas Walker Arnold

"Flowers really do intoxicate me." - Vita Sackville-West

"Jewels, lies, slips of paper, dried flowers, memories of thing long past, useless quotations, idle hands, beads, buttons, and mischief." - Holly Black

"Imitating paper isn't the goal; the goal is surpassing paper." - Mark Bernstein

"Writing is thinking on paper." - William Zinsser

"Anything on paper is obsolete!" - Craig Bruce

"Love flowers best in openness and freedom." - Edward Abbey

"Where flowers bloom so does hope." - Lady Bird Johnson

"I've always thought my flowers had souls." - Myrtle Reed

"Only paper flowers are afraid of the rain. We are not afraid of the noble rain of criticism because with it will flourish the magnificent garden of music." - Konstantin Dankevich

"I used to cut out paper dolls." - Andy Warhol

"He who hunts for flowers will finds flowers; and he who loves weeds will find weeds." - Henry Ward Beecher

"All the things paper-thin and paper-frail, and all the people too." - John Green

"Friendship is love without its flowers or veil." - Augustus Hare

"April comes like an idiot, babbling and strewing flowers." - Edna St Vincent Millay

"There are flowers everywhere, for those who bother to look." - Henri Matisse

"Spring unlocks the flowers to paint the laughing soil." - Reginald Heber

"Spring comes: the flowers learn their colored shapes." - Maria Konopnicka

"Flowers always have it - poise, completion, fulfillment, perfection . . ." - Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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

"Sweet flowers are slow and weeds make haste." - William Shakespeare

"Flowers are words which even a baby can understand." - Arthur Cleveland Coxe

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

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

"For thee the wonder-working earth puts forth sweet flowers." - Lucretius

"And the fruits will outdo what the flowers have promised." - Francois De Malherbe

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

"As the sun colors flowers, so does art color life." - John Lubbock

"In joy or sadness, flowers are our constant friends." - Okakura Kakuzo

"Pasteboard pies and paper flowers are being banished from the stage by the growth of that power of accurate observation which is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it..." - George Bernard Shaw

"People don't buy plastic and paper, they buy emotions." - Scott Young

"Never begin the day until it is finished on paper." - Jim Rohn

"Tailor gang they rolling up those paper planes." - Wiz Khalifa

"Count my own money, see the paper cut fingers?" - Drake

"Endangered forests are being slaughtered for toilet paper" - Daphne Zuniga

"A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on." - Samuel Goldwyn

"Writers are people who put pen to paper every day." - Richard Russo

"Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart." - William Wordsworth

"If they give you ruled paper, write the other way." - Juan Ramon Jimenez

"I'm always jotting things down on pieces of paper. I've got pieces of paper all over my house." - Don Henley

"We live in such a digital age. Paper is going out of our lives. A poem on paper is tangible." - Peleg Top

"Each memory is like a paper flower stowed up a magician's sleeve: invisible one moment and then so substantial and florid the next I cannot imagine how it stayed hidden all this time. And like those paper flowers, once they've been let loose in the world, the memories are impossible to tuck away again." - Jodi Picoult

"With no mind, flowers lure the butterfly; With no mind, the butterfly visits the blossoms. Yet when flowers bloom, the butterfly comes; When the butterfly comes, the flowers bloom." - Ryokan Taigu

"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

"Goldfish are flowers ... flowers that move." - Han Suyin

"Christmas always rustled. It rustled every time, mysteriously, with silver and gold paper, tissue paper and a rich abundance of shiny paper, decorating and hiding everything and giving a feeling of reckless extravagance." - Tove Jansson

"It smelled like aging wood and creosote, plastic book covers, and old paper. Old paper, which my mom used to say was the smell of time itself." - Kami Garcia

"A paper town for a paper girl." - John Green

"Since half of all trees cut go to making paper, the only meaningful way to address destruction of our forest is to change the way paper is made." - Woody Harrelson

"You philosophers are lucky men. You write on paper and paper is patient. Unfortunate Empress that I am, I write on the susceptible skins of living beings." - Catherine The Great

"Paper publishers are doing everything they can to slow the transition to eBooks because, in a digital world, paper publishers' high hardback margins essentially disappear." - Barry Eisler

"Hours fly, Flowers die: New days, New ways: Pass by! Love stays." - Henry Van Dyke

"The flowers anew, returning seasons bring; but beauty faded has no second spring." - Ambrose Philips

"I hold no preference among flowers, so long as they are wild, free, spontaneous." - Edward Abbey

"Flowers may beckon todwards us, but they speak todward heaven and God." - Henry Ward Beecher

"The flowers are Nature's jewels, with whose wealth she decks her summer beauty." - George Croly

"April, like a child, Writes hieroglyphs on dust with flowers, Wipes them away and forgets." - Rabindranath Tagore

"Flowers are the beautiful hieroglyphics of nature with which she indicates how much she loves us." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Can we conceive what humanity would be if it did not know the flowers?" - Maurice Maeterlinck

"Money is a powerful aphrodisiac but flowers work almost as well." - Robert A Heinlein

"A garden, sir, wherein all rainbows and flowers were heaped together." - Charles Kingsley

"The flowers of life are but illusions. How many fade away and leave no trace." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Reason and happiness are like other flowers; they wither when plucked." - George Santayana

"This very moment is a seed from which the flowers of tomorrow's happiness grow." - Margaret Lindsay

"He who does not love flowers has lost all love and fear of God." - Johann Ludwig Tieck

"One of the most attractive things about the flowers is their beautiful reserve." - Henry David Thoreau

"Flowers are as common in the country as people are in London." - Oscar Wilde

"I always notice flowers." - Andy Warhol

"Say it with flowers." - Advertising Slogans

"Everything ends with flowers." - Helene Cixous

"The skeletons of the plants are for me as important as the flowers." - Piet Oudolf

"The window-lights, myriads and myriads, Bloom from the walls like climbing flowers." - Sara Teasdale

"Flowers feed the soul." - Nazr Mohammed

"Flowers are happy things." - P G Wodehouse

"Earth laughs in flowers." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I always found the extraordinary loss of life in the First World War very moving. I remember learning about it as a very young child, as an eight- or nine-year-old, asking my teachers what poppies were for. Every year the teachers would suddenly wear these red paper flowers in their lapels, and I would say 'What does that mean?" - Tom Hiddleston

"You will find scraps of paper all over the house when I am designing a new woodcut and woe betide the person who touches one of the scraps. When I have the exact design in my mind, I set the model up, pots and flowers, leaves and background, and begin work." - Margaret Preston

"We were playing a fair, and a few people were handing me stuffed animals and flowers, but one person handed me a paper sack. So I took all the stuff back to the bus. I put the sack in my lap and opened it, and a live iguana jumped out of the sack and onto my shirt. I screamed like a little girl!" - Blake Shelton

"My movie is born first in my head, dies on paper; is resuscitated by the living persons and real objects I use, which are killed on film but, placed in a certain order and projected on to a screen, come to life again like flowers in water." - Robert Bresson

"I always found the extraordinary loss of life in the First World War very moving. I remember learning about it as a very young child, as an eight- or nine-year-old, asking my teachers what poppies were for. Every year the teachers would suddenly wear these red paper flowers in their lapels, and I would say 'What does that mean?'" - Tom Hiddleston

"Any system or blueprint for success is better than none at all. Think on paper." - Brian Tracy

"I still have my laptop but I haven't used it. I'm a paper man, not electronic." - Carlos Slim

"A child's life is like a piece of paper on which every person leaves a mark." - Robert A Heinlein

"Writing a manual forces you to place your thoughts and ideas down on paper." - Tara VanDerveer

"....a perfect paper airplane." - Ellen Hopkins

"It turns out Dungeons & Dragons is much better on paper than it is in reality." - Robin Sloan

"Everyone has access to a pen and paper, but to be a great writer is difficult." - Pamela Yates

"Yeah? For what paper?" - Yogi Berra

"You will go to the paper towns and never come back." - John Green

"Committing your goals to paper increases the likelihood of your achieving them by one thousand percent!" - Brian Tracy

"All we want in this life is peace, prosperity and a little paper." - Q-Tip

"They say pu$$y and paper is poetry power and pistols." - Tupac Shakur

"Write . . . write . . . pencil . . . paper." - Heinrich Heine

"Heaven is purpose, principle, and people. Purgatory is paper and procedure. Hell is rules and regulations." - Dee Hock

"Usually the most interesting stories are written not on paper but hearts." - Richard Paul Evans

"This paper will no doubt be found interesting by those who take an interest in it." - John Dalton

"In other words, DC was never harmed by the paper shortages." - Gil Kane

"It's hard to get everybody to recycle paper and plastic, let alone." - Richard Karn

"The heart of the melody can never be put down on paper." - Pablo Casals

"Growing up, 'Newsday' was the paper that was delivered to my doorstep every day." - Kevin Connolly

"I can't remember a time when I wasn't trying to get something down on paper." - Robert Cormier

"Somehow, as a writer, you tend to use words to paper over structural cracks." - Stephen Fry

"The visionary starts with a clean sheet of paper, and re-imagines the world." - Malcolm Gladwell

"I think I'm right-brained, incapable of managing my way out of a brown paper bag." - Jeremy Grantham

"I am probably exaggerating a little, but I owe my equilibrium to ink and paper." - Julien Green

"Sean Penn's really the only one stupid enough to put anything down on paper." - Trey Parker

"One Ad is worth more to a paper than forty Editorials." - Will Rogers

"I beg you not to resort to demonstrations, for they have become nothing but burned paper." - Muqtada Al Sadr

"To be a novelist, all I need is a pen and a piece of paper." - Quentin Tarantino

"The only reason anyone ever called me a hero is because I get this paper, here." - Kyle Chandler

"The minute you start putting words on paper you're eliminating possibilities." - Joan Didion

"I'm not interested in possible complexities. I regard song structure as a graph paper." - Brian Eno

"The best writers who have put pen to paper have often had a journalism background." - Rick Bragg

"I was a paper boy, beginning the summer between my fourth-grade and fifth-grade years." - David Boies

"Before I ever put anything on paper, Jerry and I would talk back and forth." - Joe Shuster

"I write with a pen and paper. Never on a laptop." - Robert Smith

"I love the smell of paper in the morning; it smells like victory." - Alan Moore

"On paper, it looks rough, but I had a great childhood." - Samantha Morton

"I ain't never far away from a pencil and paper or a tape recorder." - Dolly Parton

"I read in the paper that I'd slashed my wrists. But I didn't." - Gail Porter

"I could work in the shower if I had plastic paper." - Umberto Eco

"I hate that not everything ever written is on iBooks. Man, I hate paper." - Penn Jillette

"The first thing I put down on paper is a storyboard, like a film director." - Anthony Browne

"It's just paper - all I own is a pickup truck and a little Wal-Mart stock." - Sam Walton

"What I've always wished I'd invented was paper underwear, even knowing that the idea never took off when they did come out with it. I still think it's a good idea, and I don't know why people resist it when they've accepted paper napkins and paper plates and paper curtains and paper towels-it would make more sense not to have to wash out underwear than not to have to wash out towels." - Andy Warhol

"in a middle of a room stands a suicide sniffing a Paper rose smiling to a self "somewhere it is Spring and sometimes people are in real:imagine somewhere real flowers,but I can't imagine real flowers for if I could,they would somehow not Be real" (so he smiles smiling)"but I will not everywhere be real to you in a moment" The is blond with small hands "& everything is easier than I had guessed everything would be;even remembering the way who looked at whom first,anyhow dancing" - E E Cummings

"The little boy went first day of school He got some crayons and started to draw He put colors all over the paper For colors was what he saw And the teacher said.. "What you doin' young man?" "I'm paintin' flowers" he said She said... "It's not the time for art young man And anyway flowers are green and red There's a time for everything young man And a way it should be done You've got to show concern for everyone else For you're not the only one." - Harry Chapin

"Belief is like plastic flowers, which look like flowers from far away. Trust is real rose. It has roots, and roots go deep into your heart and into your being." - Rajneesh

"I've done flowers and kicked myself. Flowers are so lame." - Steve Zahn

"Here's flowers for you; Hot lavender, mints, savoury, marjoram; The marigold, that goes to bed wi' the sun And with him rises weeping: these are flowers Of middle summer, and I think they are given To men of middle age." - William Shakespeare

"The rose has no 'Why?' It flowers because it flowers." - Angelus Silesius

"I have gathered a posy of other men?s flowers and only the thread that bonds them is my own." - Michel De Montaigne

"No shade, no shine, no butterflies, no bees, No fruits, no flowers, no leaves, no birds - November!" - Thomas Hood

"Spring with its wavin' green grass and heaps of sweet-smellin' flowers on every hill and in every dale." - Roy Bean

"Break open A cherry tree And there are no flowers; But the spring breeze Brings forth myriad blossoms." - Ikkyu

"I am not a greedy person except about flowers and plants, and then I become fanatically greedy." - May Sarton

"A bit of mould is a pleiad of flowers; a nebula is an ant-hill of stars." - Victor Hugo

"Science confounds everything; it gives to the flowers an animal appetite, and takes away from even the plants their chastity." - Joseph Joubert

"Even if you think the Big Bang created the stars, don't you wonder who sent the flowers?" - Robert Breault

"If you want to say it with flowers, remember that a single rose screams in your face: 'I'm cheap!'" - Delta Burke

"I hope that while so many people are out smelling the flowers, someone is taking the time to plant some." - Herbert Rappaport

"Natural beauty is essentially temporary and sad, hence the impression of obscene mockery which artificial flowers give us." - John Updike

"The flower you single out is a rejection of all other flowers; nevertheless, only on these terms is it beautiful." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"If flowers want to grow right out of concrete sidewalk cracks I'm going to bend down and smell them." - David Ignatow

"If there were nothing else to trouble us, the fate of the flowers would make us sad." - John Lancaster Spalding

"The mind is like a fertile garden in which anything that is planted, flowers or weeds, will grow." - Bruce Lee

"And where she went, the flowers took thickest root, As she had sow'd them with her odorous foot." - Ben Jonson

"It is not raining to me, It's raining daffodils; In every dimpled drop I see Wild flowers on distant hills." - Robert Loveman



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