107+ Best Sunflower Quotes You Need Hear Today

Sunflower is a plant, usually having a very tall stem and a single large, round, flat, yellow flower, with many long, thin, narrow petals close together. Sunflowers symbolize unwavering faith and unconditional love. It also represents beauty, delight, hope and joy. Inspirational sunflower quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

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Famous Sunflower Quotes

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

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

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

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

Never look directly at the sun, instead look at the sunflower. Vera Nazarian

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

The road to freedom is bordered with sunflowers. Martin Firrel

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

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

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

We’re all golden sunflowers inside. Allen Ginsberg

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds that you plant. Robert Louis Stevensen

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

Aesthetic Sunflower Quotes

Wherever life plants you, bloom with grace. Old French Proverb

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

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

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

The sunflower is a favorite emblem of constancy. Thomas Bulfinch

Flowers have an expression of countenance as much as men and 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 the hollyhock. Henry Ward Beecher

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 enamor’d bosom to his ray. James Thomson

Which makes it ironic my favorite flower isn’t even indigenous to the British Isles, let alone Yorkshire. I don’t think there’s anything on this planet that more trumpets life that the sunflower. For me, that’s because of the reason behind its name. Not because it looks like the sun but because it follows the sun. During the course of the day, the head tracks the journey of the sun across the sky. A satellite dish for sunshine. Wherever light is, no matter how weak, these flowers will find it. And that’s such an admirable thing. And such a lesson in life. Tim Firth

top sunflower quotes

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

The road to freedom is bordered with sunflowers. Martin Firrell

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

All flowers are beautiful in their own way, and that’s like women too. Miranda Kerr

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

Light-enchanted sunflower, thou Who gazest ever true and tender On the sun’s revolving splendour. Pedro Calderon de la Barca

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

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

Her smile put the sunflower to shame. Jerry Spinelli

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sunflowers are like people to me. Joan Mitchell

Inspirational Sunflower Quotes

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 woman too. Unknown

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

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

Make it like a sunflower. Steve Jobs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves. James Matthew Barrie

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

Look at the sunny side of everything. Christian D. Larsen

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

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

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

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

Stand tall and face the sun. Unknown

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

Let a hundred flowers bloom. Mao Zedong

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

Every flower blooms at a different pace. Suzy Kassem

A flower does not use words to announce its arrival to the world; it justs blooms. Matshona Dhliwayo

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

Every flower must grow through dirt. Laurie Jean Sennott

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

Like wildflowers; You must allow yourself to grow in all the places people thought you never would. E.V.

Let us dance in the sun, wearing wildflowers in our hair. Susan Polis Schutz

Don’t let the tall weeds cast a shadow on the beautiful flowers in your garden. Steve Maraboli

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

A flower blooming in the desert proves to the world that adversity, no matter how great, can be overcome. Matshona Dhliwayo

Tomorrow it may rain, so I’ll follow the sun. The Beatles

If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden. Frances Hodgson Burnett

She is a sunflower! She brings hope to people. Avijeet Das

A sunflower teaches us so much about love. Samrah Ahmad

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

I think it’s something to do with the nurturing side of the psyche; tying up a sunflower or whatever and helping it grow, it is just some kind of core human experience. Joe Lycett

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

I remember my first role as a sunflower at nine. Kay Kay Menon

Pick up a sunflower and count the florets running into its centre, or count the spiral scales of a pine cone or a pineapple, running from its bottom up its sides to the top, and you will find an extraordinary truth: recurring numbers, ratios and proportions. Charles Jencks

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If you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it’s your world for a moment. Georgia O’Keeffe

Watch me bloom like spring after a long winter.

Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature. Gérard de Nerval

Choose to shine like a sunflower.

The butterfly is a flying flower,The flower a tethered butterfly. Ponce Denis Écouchard Lebrun

Advice from a sunflower: Be outstanding in your field.

Hidden inside every flower are seeds of imagination, destiny and future dreams. Sondra Faye

The best time for new beginnings is now.

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

She’s a sunflower—strong and bold and true to herself.

Tomorrow may rain, so I’ll follow the sun. The Beatles

Let your joy burst forth, like flowers in the spring.

I’ve got sunshine on a cloudy day. The Temptations

Happiness radiates like the fragrance from a flower and draws all good things towards you.

Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine. Anthony J. D’Angelo

Sun flowers are the joy of my life.

Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair… Susan Polis Schutz

You look beautiful as a sunflower.

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