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75 Sunflower Quotes

Sunflowers are one of nature’s many spectacular creations, and this collection of sunflower quotes will show you how much you can learn from this beautiful flower! Tall, bold, and gorgeous, sunflowers are loved by all; just as these phrases point out!

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1. “And the golden yellow sunflower by the brook, in autumn beauty stood.” – William Cullen Bryant

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2. “Fame is the scentless sunflower, with gaudy crown of gold; But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

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3. “Sunflowers end up facing the sun, but they go through a lot of dirt to find their way there.” – J.R. Rim

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4. “The sunflower is mine, in a way.” – Vincent Van Gogh

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5. “Advice from a Sunflower: Be bright, sunny and positive. Spread seeds of happiness. Rise, shine and hold your head high” – unknown

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6. “Does she realize she looks like a sunflower, ready to rain sunlight on all who look down upon her?”- Simone Elkeles

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7. “Sunflowers are like people to me.” – Joan Mitchell

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8. “Be like a flower and turn your face to the sun.” – Kahlil Gibran

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9. “Make it like a sunflower.”- Steve Jobs

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10. “If I were a flower… I would be a sunflower. To always follow the sun, turn my back to darkness, stand proud, tall and straight even with my head full of seeds.” – Pam Stewart

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11. “What a lonely place it would be to have a world without a wildflower.” – Roland R. Kemler

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12. “You look beautiful as a sunflower and charming as a rose.” -Avijeet Das

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13. “A sunflower teaches us so much about love.” – Samrah Ahmad

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14. “Never look at the sun directly, instead look at the sunflower.” – Vera Nazarian

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15. “Turn your face to the sun, and shadows follow behind you.” – Maori Proverb

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16. “I am painting with the same enthusiasm as a Marseillaise eats bouillabaisse … I am painting big sunflowers.” – Vincent Van Gogh

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17. “Here heart bloomed Sunflowers so she would always face the light” – Gemma Troy

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18. “If I were a flower. I would be a sunflower. To always follow the sun, Turn my back to darkness, Stand proud, tall and straight even with my head full of seeds.” – Unknown

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19. “The road to liberty is bordered with sunflowers” – Martin Firrel

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20. “Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. It’s what sunflowers do.” – Helen Keller

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21. “Mom has a massive sunflower for a soul so big there’s hardly any room in her for organs.” – Jandy Nelson

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22. “She may be a rose dipped in gold, but he prefers Sunflowers” – Katrina Nutter

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23. “I want to be like a sunflower; so that even on the darkest days I will stand tall and find the sunlight.” – Unknown

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24. “The morning glories and the sunflowers turn naturally toward the light, but we have to be taught, it seems.” – Richard Rohr

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25. “A sunflower field is just like a sky with a thousand suns.” – Corina Abdulahm-Negura

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26. “True friends are like bright sunflowers that never fade away, even over distance and time.” – Marie Williams Johnstone

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27. “A long time ago in a kingdom by the sea there lived a princess as tall and bright as a sunflower.” – Jeanne Desy

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28. “I chose a sunflower because when darkness descends they close up to regenerate. But I really wish I’d never had the tattoo in the first place. Clean, clear skin is always better.” – Halle Berry

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29. “Be a Sunflower in a field of roses” -T.F. Fox

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30. “Space for the sunflower, bright with yellow glow, To court the sky.” – Unknown

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31. “Every friend is to the other a sun, and a sunflower also. He attracts and follows.” – Jean Paul

32. “In the morning the sunflower blossoms due to the sun’s rays. This morning I just wanted to remind you that my heart blossoms with love for you every day I wake up and it is going to do that forever.” – Sheila Carey

33. “Wherever life plants you, bloom with charm.” – Old French Proverb

34. “The head of all flower heads is one flower; the sunflower in the sky, that gives the others vivid colour stemming from the inside.” – Curtis Tyrone Jones

35. “Like a single sunbeam on a warm summer day, there is an exuberance and brilliance in a sunflower.” – Unknown

36. “A rose can never be a sunflower, and a sunflower can never be a rose. All flowers are beautiful in their own way, and that’s like a woman too.” – Unknown

37. “Bring me then the plant that points to those bright Lucidites swirling up from the earth, and life itself exhaling that central breath! Bring me the sunflower crazed with the love of light.” – Eugenio Montale

38. “Despite knowing they won’t be here for long they still choose to live their brightest lives… Sunflowers” – Rupi Kaur

39. “Does she realize she looks like a sunflower, ready to rain sunlight on all who look down upon her?” – Simone Elkeles

40. “And here the sunflower of the spring burns bright in the morning’s beam.” – Ebenezer Elliott.

41. “In the morning the sunflower blossoms due to the sun’s rays. This morning I just wanted to remind you that my heart blossoms with love for you every day I wake up and it is going to do that forever.” – Sheila Carey

42. “If roses tried to be sunflowers, they would lose their beauty; and if sunflowers tried to be roses, they would lose their strength.” – Matshona Dhliwayo.

43. “Big doesn’t necessarily mean better. Sunflowers aren’t better than violets.” – Edna Ferber

44. “My will broke at the sound of his voice, and my head turned with as much inevitability as a sunflower turning its face to the sun.” –  Patricia Briggs

45. “Flowers have an expression of countenance as much as men or animals. Some seem to smile some have a sad expression some are pensive and diffident others again are plain, honest and upright, like the broad-faced sunflower and hollyhock.” – Henry Ward Beecher.

46. “Ah Sunflower, weary of time / Who countest the steps of the sun; / Seeking after that sweet golden clime / Where the traveler’s journey is done.” – William Blake

47 “A sunflower poem: The lofty follower of the sun, Sad when he sets, shuts up her yellow leaves, Drooping all night; and when he warm returns. Points her enamored bosom to his ray.” – James Thomson

48. “Attention shifted to him like sunflowers turning to the sun.” – Khaled Hosseini

49. “Sunflowers in spring, they’re just like you / Sunflower wipe away your tears / All your doubts and fears / You were born to fly, so high.” – Alice Peacock

50. “Her smile put the sunflower to shame.” – Jerry Spinelli

51. “We’re all golden sunflowers inside.” – Allen Ginsberg

52. “The sunflower is a favorite emblem of constancy.” – Thomas Bulfinch

53. “The earth paints a portrait of the sun at dawn with sunflowers in bloom. Unhappy with the portrait, she erases it and paints it again and again.” – Rabindranath Tagore

54. “Yellow is my favorite summer color – it makes me feel like a sunflower.” – Bria Vinaite

55. “My work is the world. Here the sunflowers, there the hummingbird – equal seekers of sweetness. Here the quickening yeast; there the blue plums.” – Mary Oliver

56. “I want to encourage women to embrace their own uniqueness. Because just like a rose is beautiful, so is a sunflower, so is a peony. I mean, all flowers are beautiful in their own way, and that’s like women too.” – Miranda Kerr

57. “Then one by one they raised their faces to the sky. ‘Like a field of sunflowers.” – Fiona Valpy

58. “If roses tried to be sunflowers, they would lose their beauty; and if sunflowers tried to be roses, they would lose their strength.” – Matshona Dhliwayo.

59. “Wherever the sun goes / The sunflower will follow / Through all of the pain / And all of the sorrow.” – Londrelle

60. “Restless sunflower; cease to move.” – Pedro Calderon de la Barca

61. “Smile to the world and smile to the people you love, as a sunflower smiles at the sun.” – Remez Sasson

62. “There are not too many fables about man’s misuse of sunflower seeds.” – Richard Brautigan

63. “So, I’m off to the market to buy a few sunflowers to place in a vase on my kitchen table. Have a beautiful day!” – Olivia Dunn

64. “Which way will the sunflower turn surrounded by millions of suns?” – Allen Ginsberg

65. Always look at the brighter side of life, just like the sunflower, which looks upon the sun, not the dark clouds.” – Unknown

66. “If roses tried to be Sunflowers, they would lose their beauty; and if Sunflowers tried to be roses, they would lose their strength” – Unknown

67. “The flower that follows the sun does so even in cloudy days.” – Robert Leighton

68. “Stand tall and face the sun.” – Unknown

69. “Don’t wait for someone to bring you flowers. Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul.” – Luther Burbank

70. “Let a hundred flowers bloom.” – Mao Zedong

71. “Open the bloom of your heart and become a gift of beauty to the world.” – Bryant McGill

72. “Every flower blooms at a different pace.” – Suzy Kassem

73. “A flower does not use words to announce its arrival to the world; it just blooms.” – Matshona Dhliwayo

74. “As for marigolds, poppies, hollyhocks, and valorous sunflowers, we shall never have a garden without them, both for their own sake and for the sake of old-fashioned folks, who used to love them.” – Henry Ward Beecher

75. “Every flower must grow through dirt.” – Laurie Jean Sennott