78+ Best Cactus Quotes: Exclusive Selection

The word “cactus” derives from Latin kaktos, meaning spiny plant whose identity is not certain. Profoundly inspirational cactus quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

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Famous Cactus Quotes

Be sharp like a cactus, people are afraid to touch and not a sort of rubbish. Sophieya

Adolescence is like cactus. Anais Nin

Hope is not a resting place but a starting point  a cactus, not a cushion. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

A cactus is a desert’s rose. Matshona Dhliwayo

If you get struck by a cactus, consider it a cactus kiss. Because we all know Love hurts. Jessica Anna Jones

I hate cactuses. They are such a prick. Punny Leone

You may be given a cactus but you don’t have to sit on it. Joyce Meyer

In a world full of flowers, be a cactus. Kul Bhushan Negi

Deserts never believe in cactus. seeds so. Deepak Gupta

My dad is like a cactus  introverted and tough. Gary Anarchic

A daisy blooming in a desert is worth more than a rose blossoming in a rainforest. Mashona Dhimaya

Love speaks in flowers. Truth requires thorns. Leigh Bard Ugo

A cactus doesn’t live in the desert because it likes the desert; it lives there because the desert hasn’t killed it yet. Hope Jahren

Play with a cactus and you will get pricked! Anthony T. Hincks

Reach for the stars, even if you have to stand on a cactus.

The world is full of cactus, but we don’t have to sit on it. Will Foley

Life is like a cactus. Thorny, but beautiful.

Plants give us oxygen for the lungs and for the soul. Linda Solegato

My dad is like a cactus  introverted and tough. Gary Anarchic

People trample over flowers, yet only to embrace a cactus. James Joyce

Even from far away, I could see people being chased by hellhounds, burned at the stake, forced to run naked through cactus patches or listen to opera music. Rick Riordan

Focusing on the negative only makes a difficult journey more difficult. TobyMac

I am no cactus expert, but I know a prick when I see one.

Be sharp like a cactus, people are afraid to touch and not a sort of rubbish. Sophia

I bought a cactus. A week later it died. And I got depressed, because I thought, Damn. I am less nurturing than a desert. Demetri Martin

Don’t jack off a cactus, you’ll only hurt your hand and the cactus’ feelings. Tre Cool

I read books so dry even a cactus couldn’t grow on them. Jarod Kintz

If a flower can flourish in the desert, you can flourish anywhere. Mashona Dhimaya

Don’t jack off a cactus, you’ll only hurt your hand and the cactus feelings. Tre Cool

It was the act of a gentleman, and Damian was as gentle as a cactus. Isabella Sheikh

Being negative only makes a difficult journey more difficult. You may be given a cactus, but you don’t have to sit on it. Joyce Meyer

Gardening requires lots of water  most of it in the form of perspiration. Lou Erickson

We reap what we sow. We cannot expect apples when we have sown the seed of a cactus.

What a surprise. That boy doesn’t have the sense God gave a cactus. Kathleen Peacock

I remember very clearly someone saying, Don’t shake hands with the cactus, and I thought, Well, why not? What could possibly go wrong? Shaking hands is a friendly gesture. Benedict Cumberbatch

The Big Cactus because if you come too close, you’re gonna get stuck. Shaquille O’Neal

People trample over flowers, yet only to embrace a cactus. James Joyce

During your struggle society is not a bunch of flowers, it is a bunch of cacti. Amit Kalanithi

Love speaks in flowers. Truth requires thorns. Leigh Bard Ugo

Hope is not a resting place but a starting point  a cactus, not a cushion. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

The thorns are worth bearing for a flower. Kalinin

Thanks a heap coyote ugly. This cactus-gram stings worse than your abandonment. Diablo Cody

What a surprise. That boy doesn’t have the sense God gave a cactus. Kathleen Peacock

A daisy blooming in a desert is worth more than a rose blossoming in a rainforest. Mashona Dhimaya

Anger was simple, self sustaining as a cactus. You couldn’t look too closely at it, lest the spines get you in the eye. Rebecca Scherm

You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy succulents! And that is pretty much the same thing.

I want my body to help fertilize the growth of a cactus or cliff rose or sagebrush or tree. Edward Abbey

The world is full of cactus, but we don’t have to sit on it. Will Foley

If you get struck by a cactus, consider it a cactus kiss. Because we all know Love hurts. Jessica Anna Jones

People trample over flowers, yet only to embrace a cactus. James Joyce

People are not cactuses, they need plenty of water and, when talking about friendship, the water is our time. Birute Sol

Reach for the stars, even if you have to stand on a cactus.

I have learned the difference between a cactus and a caucus. On a cactus, the pricks are on the outside. Mo Udall

I read books so dry even a cactus couldn’t grow on them. But who cares? I’m not a farmer, I’m a thinker. Jarod Kintz

A cactus is just a really aggressive cucumber.

Deserts are very dry places, but plants can still grow there. Desert plants collect and use water in special ways. Julie Penn

In the Middle Ages people took potions for their ailments. In the 19th century, they took snake oil. Citizens of today’s shiny, technological age are too modern for that. They take antioxidants and extract of cactus instead. Charles Krauthammer

A cactus doesn’t live in the desert because it likes the desert; it lives there because the desert hasn’t killed it yet. Hope Jahren

She was elusive. She was today. She was tomorrow. She was the faintest scent of a cactus flower, the flitting shadow of an elf owl. We did not know what to make of her. In our minds we tried to pin her to a corkboard like a butterfly, but the pin merely went through and away she flew. Jerry Spinelli

Anger was simple, self sustaining as a cactus. You couldn’t look too closely at it, lest the spines get you in the eye. Rebecca Scherm

The Big Cactus because if you come too close, you’re gonna get stuck. Shaquille O’Neal

Cactus classification is similar to fashion on women skirts they first shorten improperly and then lengthen excessively. R. Foster

I’m like the trunk of a cactus I take in a dose of culture and time with friends, then I retreat and go live on it for a while until I get thirsty again. Nancy Horan

Being negative only makes a difficult journey more difficult. You may be given a cactus, but you don’t have to sit on it. Joyce Meyer

A whale is as unique as a cactus. But don’t ask a whale to survive Death Valley. We all have special gifts. Where we use them and how determines whether we actually complete something. Max De Pree

What is the difference between a cactus and a conservative caucus? On a cactus, the pricks are on the outside. John Diefenbaker

I had forgotten that talking to you is like trying to pet a cactus. Saiman said dryly. Thank you for reminding me. Ilona Andrews

The cardones cactus is very similar to saguaro cactus in Arizona. These cacti only grow in very specific, particular places. James Turrell

Cactus classification is similar to fashion on women skirts they first shorten improperly and then lengthen excessively. R. Foster

The cactus thrives in the desert while the fern thrives in the wetland. The fool will try to plant them in the same flower box. Vera Nazarian

The thorns are worth. Very often, people are obsessed with what others think of them. It’s like if a flower wants to be a cactus or a palm but it’s not. A flower is a flower, and that’s enough. That’s all you have to do is be a flower. Kalinin

A cactus could’ve loved any other cactus, but love is such a crazy stuff that it only fell for a balloon, where their togetherness is impracticable. Fathima Shamla

I hope that while so many people are out smelling the flowers, someone is taking the time to plant some. Herbert Rappaport

So, they drove again, Vivien sitting up and looking now, but as navigator only, letting the desert scratch its own thorny poetry on the enormous moon. Douglas Woolf

What is the meaning of a cactus flower?  It exists, that’s all. Marty Rubin

I’m an observer of life. I like to watch people, and I like to watch cactus. I like to talk to mountains and communicate with my friends in the other spheres and dimensions. Frederick Lenz

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