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Wanting Flowers Quotes


"Where sense is wanting, everything is wanting." - Benjamin Franklin

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

"The world laughs in flowers." - Henry David Thoreau

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

"I like perfume and flowers." - Donatella Versace

"Man is a perpetually wanting animal." - Abraham Maslow

"Happiness is wanting what you have." - Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

"Winning isn't everything. Wanting to is." - Catfish Hunter

"Winning isn't everything. Wanting to win is." - Catfish Hunter

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

"Plant more flowers than you pick" - H Jackson Brown Jr

"Gather the flowers, but spare the buds." - Andrew Marvell

"Rock stars wanting to write is even worse than wanting to act in movies, right?" - Evan Dando

"There's a difference between wanting to be respected and being a strong female and being known for being able to do things, but still very much wanting guys to open the door, wanting them to ask us out, still bringing flowers and stuff like that." - Jennifer Love Hewitt

"I had spent my entire career not wanting to talk about weight, not wanting to deal with it, wanting to be an actor first." - Sara Rue

"Something is wanting to science until it has been humanised." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The primitive sign of wanting is trying to get...." - G. E. M. Anscombe

"I think that's the trick: wanting what I have." - Byron Katie

"There's always this thing of wanting to be elsewhere." - Charlotte Gainsbourg

"Everybody has their own ways of wanting to do things." - Kevin Drew

"Peace of mind comes from not wanting to change others." - Gerald Jampolsky

"Venture capital is always wanting to go up market." - Clayton Christensen

"I grew up wanting to be a writer for theatre." - Christopher Durang

"Pretexts are not wanting when one wishes to use them." - Carlo Goldoni

"We only consult the ear because the heart is wanting." - Blaise Pascal

"You can ruin your life wanting to be an actor." - Bill Nighy

"Faith: not wanting to know what is true." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"The will is commendable though the ability may be wanting." - Ovid

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

"Butterflies are not insects... They are self-propelled flowers." - Robert A Heinlein

"Flowers and butterflies drift in color, illuminating spring." - Anonymous

"Flowers and buds fall, and the old and ripe fall." - Proverbs

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

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

"Wanting contact I'm wanting contact I'm wanting contact with you." - Peter Gabriel

"Relationships are complicated, but happiness in a relationship isn't: It's just wanting exactly what you have. Wanting something else is dispiriting." - Carolyn Hax

"[My work is] maybe about me maybe not wanting to be me and wanting to be all these other characters. Or at least try them on." - Cindy Sherman

"I don't think anyone should grow up wanting to go around killing people. I don't think anyone should grow up wanting to be a secret agent." - Timothy Dalton

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

"Directing is something that I'd been wanting and hoping to do, as I've grown into myself." - Eric Balfour

"Virtue is about wanting right and good things, not about being particularly good at thinking." - Nomy Arpaly

"If I could just get over my issues of wanting people to like me." - Keegan-Michael Key

"Certainly nobody gets married wanting to get divorced or even expecting to - except me." - Rush Limbaugh

"A reporter is never put off by somebody not wanting to be interviewed." - Nat Hentoff

"I do not read advertisements. I would spend all of my time wanting things." - Franz Kafka

"It irritated me that my fans kept wanting me to retread old ground." - Dario Argento

"Just try to be happy. Unhappiness starts with wanting to be happier." - Sam Levenson

"I can imagine wanting to work with this ensemble and this company always." - James Levine

"I've spent my life navigating through sensitive issues. Not wanting to upset people." - Barry Mcguigan

"I was wanting to be a kid at 18 instead of being a young woman." - Kristy Mcnichol

"People are always giving you credit for really wanting to say more than you said." - Shel Silverstein

"I grew up wanting to be a painter and paint pictures." - Paul Simonon

"I'm really grounded and quite hippie, wanting to nurture and have children and be quiet." - Sienna Miller

"Of all follies there is none greater than wanting to make the world a better place." - Moliere

"I like stories that leave you wanting more, leave you wondering, but don't tell you everything." - Viggo Mortensen

"I've been accused of wanting to allow terrorists to have weapons to attack America." - Rand Paul

"There's nothing wrong at all with women wanting to be women." - Liz Phair

"I always saw myself wanting to do something deemed successful and good at the same time." - Howard Schultz

"I didn't always have 14,000 people wanting to hang out with me on a Saturday night." - Taylor Swift

"It is justice, not charity, that is wanting in the world." - Mary Wollstonecraft

"Leave them wanting more and you know they'll call you back." - Bobby Womack

"People know they are lacking something, they are constantly wanting some kind of spiritual guidance." - Douglas Hurd

"This was sheer idleness to my fellow-townsmen, no doubt; but if the birds and flowers had tried me by their standard, I should not have been found wanting. A man must find his occasions in himself, it is true. The natural day is very calm, and will hardly reprove his indolence." - Henry David Thoreau

"Early on, I made the mistake of wanting spiritual feelings to endure and remain romantic. Like a new couple expecting to always feel in love, I operated my faith thinking God and I were going to walk around smelling flowers. When this didn't happen, I became confused." - Don Miller

"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

"Flowers are my music." - Thomas Walker Arnold

"I always notice flowers." - Andy Warhol

"Say it with flowers." - Advertising Slogans

"For one thing, she pronounced flowers 'flars' and I couldn't let it slide." - James Thurber

"Peace is not just the absence of violence,peace is when the flowers bloom." - Amrita Pritam

"Everything ends with flowers." - Helene Cixous

"The eyes of men love to pluck the blossoms from the faded flowers they turn away." - Sophocles

"Hoeing: A manual method of severing roots from stems of newly planted flowers and vegetables." - Henry Beard

"As long as you know I am waiting, take your time flowers of the spring." - Yukio Mishima

"In the garden of literature, the highest and the most charismatic flowers are always the quotations." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"If April showers Should come your way, They bring the flowers That bloom in May." - Buddy de Sylva

"Why always not yet? Do flowers in spring say not yet?" - Norman Douglas

"Daughters are like flowers, they fill the world with beauty, and sometimes attract pests." - Anonymous

"Let life be as beautiful as summer flowers And death as beautiful as autumn leaves." - Rabindranath Tagore

"Garden fairies come at dawn, Bless the flowers then they're gone." - Anonymous

"Flowers whisper Beauty! to the world, even as they fade, wilt, fall." - Dr. SunWolf

"Bread feeds the body, indeed, but flowers feed also the soul." - The Koran

"I hope some day to meet God, because I want to thank Him for the flowers." - Robert Brault

"Sydneian showers Of sweet discourse, whose powers Can crown old Winter's head with flowers." - Richard Crashaw

"Flowers feed the soul." - Nazr Mohammed

"A wedding is a funeral where you smell your own flowers." - Eddie Cantor

"Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed." - Walt Whitman

"Flowers are happy things." - P G Wodehouse

"Earth laughs in flowers." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"When I was a child I experienced moments of not wanting to see the ugliness, not wanting to see not being wanted. This lack of love went into my eyes and into my mind." - John Lennon

"Faith means wanting God and wanting to want nothing else." - Brennan Manning

"A lot of the stories are internal. They leak it to me wanting to get attention, wanting to get that headline. More times than not, I will not give it to them." - Matt Drudge

"I'm an extremist, I have to deal with my own extreme personality, and I walk the fine line of wanting to die and wanting to be the ruler of it all." - Davey Havok

"My transition from wanting to be a cartoonist to wanting to be a writer may have come about through that friendly opposition, that even-handed pairing, of pictures and words." - John Updike

"There is a tension in relationships between wanting to return to the womb, but also wanting to be free. Because sometimes the woman's attentions can be overly maternal, and you want to go, 'Ahhhh!'" - Ralph Fiennes

"But, I swear, they're turning Donna into Annie Hall this season. More ties. More suits. But they're also keeping her really motivated, ya know? Like, wanting to be a rock journalist. Wanting to be the first woman president." - Laura Prepon

"What is life, when wanting love? Night without a morning; Love's the cloudless summer sun, Nature gay adorning." - Robert Burns

"Your children are not your children, they come through you, but they are life itself, wanting to express itself." - Wayne Dyer

"Poetry is the journal of a sea animal living on land, wanting to fly in the air." - Carl Sandburg

"If you're not popular, then everyone is not wanting anything to do with you, or not answering the phone." - Hilary Duff

"Even when we get what we addictively want, our wanting to keep things that way automatically creates a new addiction." - Ken Keyes Jr.

"A good book ... leaves you wanting to reread the book. A great book compels you to reread your own soul." - Richard Flanagan

"It's a curious, wanting thing." - Sarah Waters

"Wanting to leave is enough." - Cheryl Strayed

"I have read descriptions of Paradise that would make any sensible person stop wanting to go there." - Baron de Montesquieu

"I've been wanting to make a movie about the war in Sierra Leone, specifically, for more than 15 years." - Cary Fukunaga

"My wanting to write books annihilates the original root impulse that would have me bravely and blunderingly working on them." - Sylvia Plath

"I hope we get a decision shortly - I will be dead soon. (on wanting to be Man City manager)" - Stuart Pearce

"Mastery is in constantly wanting to close the gap between where you are and where you want to be." - Sarah Lewis

"I just remembered when I was an adolescent girl wanting to leave my island and find my calling." - Lin-Manuel Miranda

"I didn't grow up really wanting to be an actor. I don't remember ever not being an actor." - Jodie Foster

"Probably, on some subconscious level, I was motivated by not wanting to spoon-feed any similar flavors." - Feist

"My advice to anyone wanting to get into the music business, is always be ready to learn and remain humble." - Rayvon Owen

"I started out wanting to be a straight adventure cartoonist, but in 1979 realized what my real bag was." - Mike Royer

"Self-control means wanting to be effective at some random point in the infinite radiations of my spiritual existence." - Franz Kafka

"In our lives in a lot of ways it's all about fake. You've got people wanting things for fake reasons." - Billy Corgan

"The first step to believing something is true is wanting to believe it is true... or being afraid it is." - Terry Goodkind

"I'm just excited I get to sing all the time. There's nothing but open ears of people wanting to listen." - Delta Goodrem

"For me, each day begins and ends with wanting to learn a little more about the secrets of spider silk." - Cheryl Hayashi

"The most important basis of any novel is wanting to be someone else, and this means creating a character." - Antonio Tabucchi

"There are just certain times I sense the Lord is wanting me to write, and so I write." - Francis Chan

"I'm sure that my wanting to be an actor had to do with a need for approval." - Paul Rudd

"When I was starting out, I did not do short fiction well, because I kept wanting to write books." - Elizabeth Moon

"The worst thing that could happen to a filmmaker is growing up wanting to be a filmmaker." - Larry Fessenden

"I understand wanting to do your craft. I understand wanting to have a passion for your art and for your ability to be an actor, to be a singer, to be a dancer - that I understand. Wanting to be famous - I don't get that. But that's where we're living right now." - Lorna Luft

"I thought what if death is more like thinking, well, war is like the boss at your shoulder, constantly wanting more, wanting more, wanting more, and then that gave me the idea that Death is weary, he's fatigued, and he's haunted by what he sees humans do to each other because he's on hand for all of our great miseries." - Markus Zusak

"I think there's something about wanting to stand in the spotlight. I think the ball is a spotlight, for example, and I think they want to stand in that. I a lot of times see - LeBron is a guy that vacillates between wanting to do that and then wanting to get somebody else involved." - Phil Jackson

"It's not that I literally think I'm a fearie. It's just that I feel so different from most people. And this idea of a race living underground in caverns, spending all their days dancing and playing the fiddle and eating flowers and reciting poetry and sharing their dreams, that to me sounds much more real than the way people live in this world, hating and fighting and wanting and hurting." - Francesca Lia Block

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

"In my garden there is a large place for sentiment. My garden of flowers is also my garden of thoughts and dreams. The thoughts grow as freely as the flowers, and the dreams are as beautiful." - Abram L. Urban

"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

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

"Beware of men bearing flowers." - Muriel Spark

"Flowers are the earth laughing." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The trouble with flowers is that invariably, when I'm ready to photograph them, they are not in season." - Anne Geddes

"Let one thousand flowers bloom." - Mao Zedong

"If you are unknown, you can work better! Deserted soils of the mountains create the most beautiful flowers!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"I started delivering flowers for 25 cents a shot so don't tell me about the shop floor." - Irwin Stelzer

"Spare me a lecture from somebody in parliament to somebody who started out delivering flowers for 25c a shot." - Irwin Stelzer

"Standardization is the fertilizer of college education. A little may be useful, but flowers do not grow in pure manure." - Martin H Fischer

"The flowers of late winter and early spring occupy places in our hearts well out of proportion to their size." - Gertrude S. Wister

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

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

"Let a hundred flowers bloom." - Mao Tse-Tung

"Such cold mean flowers the spring puts forth betime, Before the sun hath thoroughly heat the clime." - Anne Bradstreet

"Across the downs a hummingbird Came dipping through the bowers, He pivoted on emptiness To scrutinize the flowers." - Nathalia Crane

"O Earth! all bathed with blood and tears, yet never Hast thou ceased putting forth thy fruit and flowers." - Madame De Stael



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