Wise Words about flowers
Flowers have different meanings in different cultures. We associate flowers with various occasions and sentiments. Much symbolism is attached to flowers. They elicit smiles, tears, and sneezing for some of us.
So let’s celebrate flowers with some eloquent and clever wise words. Flowers are lovely to behold…thought-provoking to ponder.
Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made, and forgot to put a soul into. -Henry Beecher
Flowers seem intended for the solace of ordinary humanity. -John Ruskin
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
Bread feeds the body, indeed, but flowers feed also the soul. -The Koran
In joy or sadness, flowers are our constant friends. -Kozuko Okakura
We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses. -Abraham Lincoln
De-stress! Stop and smell the roses this week! Think of all the poetry, prose, and photos flowers inspire. Coming up for your Foto Friday…pictures of some creatures that inspire more panic than poetry and tips on living with these Florida icons.