Inspiration from Blooming Nature
Inspiring Quotes

Inspiring Quotes

It's no secret that I love flowers and gardens so when I'm away on holidays I make sure I visit a beautiful garden with my camera and indulge my passions for photography and gardens.

Flowers are a wonderful source of inspiration with their colour and form, their role in nature and poetry, whether they're in a vase or the garden for people from all walks of life. So to help share and celebrate the innate qualities of flowers I've brought together for you a bouquet of flower quotes to inspire and delight.

Inspiring Flowers and Inspiring quotes Photography by Belinda Stinson

The photos through out this story are mine and were taken in a series of gardens in Tasmania.

Flower Quotes to Inspire

For happiness one needs security, but joy can spring like a flower even from the cliffs of despair. - Anne Morrow Lindbergh

I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck. - Emma Goldman

A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, and man cannot live without love. - Max Muller

Bloom where you are planted. - Mary Engelbreit

And so our mothers and grandmothers have, more often than not anonymously, handed on the creative spark, the seed of the flower they themselves never hoped to see - or like a sealed letter they could not plainly read. - Alice Walker

There are always flowers for those who want to see them. - Henri Matisse

A flower falls, even though we love it; and a weed grows, even though we do not love it. - Dogen

Where flowers bloom so does hope. - Lady Bird Johnson

Inspiring flower quotes and photographs by Belinda Stinson

Give fools their gold, and knaves their power; let fortune's bubbles rise and fall; who sows a field, or trains a flower, or plants a tree, is more than all. - John Greenleaf Whittier

Flowers are love's truest language - Park Benjamin

A weed is but an unloved flower. - Ella Wheeler Wilcox

A weed is no more than a flower in disguise, Which is seen through at once, if love give a man eyes. - James Russell Lowell

I will be the gladdest thing under the sun! I will touch a hundred flowers and not pick one. - Edna St. Vincent Millay

Flowers leave some of their fragrance in the hand that bestows them. - Chinese proverb

What's in a name? that which we call a rose, by any other name would smell as sweet. - Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

A woman should be like a single flower, not a whole bouquet. - Anna Held

All the flowers of all the tomorrows are in the seeds of today. - Indian Proverb

Happiness held is the seed; Happiness shared is the flower. - John Harrigan

Inspirational quotations about flowers and photography by Belinda Stinson

All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind. - Abraham Lincoln

The world is a rose; smell it and pass it to your friends. - Persian Proverb

As from a large heap of flowers many garlands and wreaths are made, so by a mortal in this life there is much good work to be done. - Buddha

Happiness is the natural flower of duty. - Phillips Brooks

Be like the flower, turn your faces to the sun. - Kahlil Gibran

The rose has thorns only for those who would gather it. - Chinese proverb

How does a pansy, for example, select the ingredients from soil to get the right colors for the flower? Now there's a great miracle. I think there's a supreme power behind all of this. I see it in nature. - Clyde Tombaugh

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. - Albert Camus

Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made, and forgot to put a soul into. - Henry Beecher

Happiness is to hold flowers in both hands. - Japanese Proverb

Inspirational flowers and quotes with photography by Belinda Stinson

How does the Meadow flower its bloom unfold? Because the lovely little flower is free down to its root, and in that freedom bold. - William Wordsworth

Beauty is but a flower, which wrinkles will devour. - Thomas Nash

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

I decided that if I could paint that flower in a huge scale, you could not ignore its beauty. - Georgia O'Keeffe

When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other. - Chinese Proverb

By means of microscopic observation and astronomical projection the lotus flower can become the foundation for an entire theory of the universe and an agent whereby we may perceive Truth. - Yukio Mishima

Earth is a flower and it's pollinating. - Neil Young

Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature. - Gerard De Nerval

How to Share Inspirational Quotes

Handmade porcelain bird necklaces and brooches by Creatively Belle Here are 7 great ways to use these inspirational flower quotes:

  1. choose a quote for your Facebook status
  2. share favourite quotes via Twitter
  3. send the perfect quote to a friend via email
  4. text a friend with a quote saying you've been thinking of them
  5. go old school and write a card to a friend with an inspiring quote
  6. love postcards? Send one to a loved one even when you're home with an inspiring quote
  7. taken a photo of a beautiful flower? Pick a quote you love to go in your photo album and scrapbook

Flower Photography

The flower images in this story are copyright to Belinda Stinson. Please respect this copyright. You are, of course, welcome to link to this story and share the inspiration with your friends and loved ones.

Inspiring flower quotes and photography by Belinda Stinson

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