Beautiful & Inspirational Sunflower Quotes & Sayings

Sunflower Quotes & Sayings

If you love sunflowers, then you might want to check this collection of beautiful sunflower quotes. These quotes are not just beautiful but also positive, inspiring and uplifting. If you are feeling like today is not your day and you are looking for a ray of sunshine, these inspirational sunflower quotes will definitely lift your spirits and make you feel better instantly.

Sunflowers are beautiful, bright, and cheerful flowers. They are the lasting flowers of hope, loyalty, and friendship. Sunflowers symbolize happiness, adoration and loyalty. In Chinese culture, sunflowers symbolize good fortune, vitality, and long life. The Incas believed that their Sun good was represented by the sunflowers.

These beautiful flowers that follow the sun throughout the day are not just pretty to see but we can also learn so much from them. We have prepared a collection of beautiful, inspirational, and wise sunflower quotes and sayings.

Beautiful Sunflower Quotes

Seeking after that sweet golden clime,

Where the traveller’s journal done;

Where the youth pined away with desire,

And the pale virgin shrouded in snow,

Arise from their graves, and aspire

Where my Sunflower wishes to go!

– William Blake

Light-enchanted sunflower, thou

Who gazest ever true and tender

On the sun’s revolving splendour.

– Pedro Calderon de la Barca

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 enamor’d bosom to his ray.”

– James Thomson

Wherever the sun goes

The sunflower will follow

Through all of the pain

And all of the sorrow.

– Londrelle

beautiful sunflower quotes

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

Simple Sunflower Quotes

“Who knows what may lie around the next corner? There may be a window somewhere ahead. It may look out on a field of sunflowers.” – Joe Hill

sunflower quotes

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

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

“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

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

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

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

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

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

Sunflower Quotes About Friendship

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

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

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Inspirational Sunflower Quotes

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

sunflower quotes

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

“Advice from a sunflower. Be bright sunny and positive. Know your roots. Spread seeds of happiness. Rise, shine and hold your head up high. Keep on growing. Even on the darkest days, stand tall and find the sunlight.” – Unknown

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

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

“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

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

Cute Sunflower Quotes

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

cute sunflower quotes

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

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

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

“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

“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

“I faced the gaudy sunflower on her canvas bag — it looked hand-painted, and at last, my eyes fell into hers. I said, “Thanks for the card.” Her smile put the sunflower to shame. She walked off.” – Jerry Spinelli

Short Sunflower Quotes

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

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

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

sunflower quotes

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

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

“The road to freedom is bordered with sunflowers.” – Martin Firrell

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

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

“Sunflowers are the joy of my life.” – Unknown

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

“Make it like a sunflower.” – Steve Jobs

“Stand tall and face the sun.” – Unknown

Best Sunflower Sayings

“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

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

“I can’t feel bad about being who I am, just like the girl next to me can’t feel bad about being who she is. Because a rose can never be a sunflower, and a sunflower can never be a rose.” – Miranda Kerr

“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

“Despite knowing they won’t be here for long, they still choose to live their brightest lives — sunflowers.” – Rupi Kaur

sunflower sayings

“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

“The gaudy leonine sunflower hangs black and barren on its stalk and down the windy garden walk the dead leaves scatter – hour by hour.” – Oscar Wilde

“I am working with the enthusiasm of a man from Marseilles eating bouillabaisse, which shouldn’t come as a surprise to you because I am busy painting huge sunflowers.” – Vincent Van Gogh

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“The author O. Henry taught me about the value of the unexpected. He once wrote about the noise of flowers and the smell of birds – the birds were chickens and the flowers dried sunflowers rattling against a wall.” – Chuck Jones

“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

“Flowers have an expression of countenance as much as men or animals. Some seem to smile. Some have a sad expression; (and) some are pensive and diffident; others again are plain, honest, and upright, like the broad-faced sunflower and hollyhock.” – William Cullen Bryant

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

“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

“Someone was sitting in front of a sunflower, watching the sunflower, a cup of sun, and so I tried it too. It was wonderful; I felt the whole universe in the sunflower. That was my experience. Sunflower meditation. A wonderful confidence appeared. You can see the whole universe in a flower.” – Shunryu Suzuki

Sunflower Phrases for Instagram Captions

You are my sunshine!

sunflower quotes for instagram

Be bright, sunny, and positive.

Spread seeds of happiness.

Rise, shine, and hold your head high.

Choose to bloom and grow where you are.

Stay on the sunny side of life.

To just have one sunflower would make me happy.

Light and bright.

Be outstanding in your field.

Choose to shine!

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