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121 Sunflower Quotes to Inspire You

Inspirational, Deep, Happy, Beautiful, and Short Sunflower Quotes to feel motivated throughout the day.

Nature can do wonders for your physical and mental well-being. It restores your peace of mind and calms your nerves, but with our busy lives, we hardly find time to enjoy the beauty of nature. Among the many beautiful flowers of nature is the sunflower. It shines brightly as if the sun has come to grace the green fields of the earth. If you want to enjoy its beauty and learn little life lessons from the sunflower, then you can do so with these motivational quotes.

Enjoy the beautiful sunshine right in the comfort of your home. What better way to lose yourself in a beautiful sunflower field, right?

We hope these Sunflower quotes will bring you joy. Like the sunflowers, your life can blossom if you wish to learn the incredible life lessons it offers. Scroll down and have a look at these radiant quotes. Happy Reading.

Inspirational Sunflower Quotes

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

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

3.) “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

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

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

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

7.) “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.” – Unknown

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

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

10.) “Be the strongest, tallest, brightest bloom in the field.” Unknown

11.) “I don’t think there’s anything on this planet that more trumpets life than 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.”  Helen Mirren

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

13.) “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

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

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

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

17.) “She’s a sunflower—strong and bold and true to herself.” – Unknown

18.) “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

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

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

21.) “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

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

23.) “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 Jo

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

25.) “I chose a sunflower because when darkness descends they close up to regenerate.” – Halle Berry

Deep Sunflower Quotes

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

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

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

29.) “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

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

31.) “If you choose to reach for the sun, like the mighty sunflower, you will never have to live in the shadows of despair.”  Unknown

32.) “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

33.) “Light-enchanted sunflower, thou who gazest ever true and tender On the sun’s revolving splendour.” – Pedro Calderon de la Barca

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

35.) “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

36.) “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

37.) “Don’t let the tall weeds cast a shadow on the beautiful flowers in your garden.” – Steve Maraboli

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

39.) “A sunflower for my sunflower. To brighten the dark October days you hate so much. Plant some more, and be safe in the knowledge a warm and bright summer awaits.” – Cecelia Ahern

40.) “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

41.) “Sunflower on the shoreline / Shining brightly underneath the moonlight / Caught me by surprise.” Audio Medic

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

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

44.) “He that will enjoy the brightness of sunshine, must quit the coolness of the shade.” – Samuel Johnson

45.) “In a crowd of roses, choose to be a sunflower. Thornless. Unwithering. Abundant in seeds.” – JaTawny M. Chatmon

46.) “A flower needs sunlight to grow and develop. Learning is like sunshine to us, helping us grow and develop.” – Catherine Pulsifer

47.) “There are always flowers for those who want to see them.” – Henri Matisse

48.) “I will admit you are the finest if not the loveliest rose in the garden. But you see, my dear, I was looking for a sunflower.”  – Richelle E. Goodrich

49.)  “Sunflowers know the secret of life is to follow the sun.” – Clifford Thurlow

50.) “Let the sunflowers of thy soul bloomin the sunshine.”  Lailah Gifty Akita

Happy Sunflower Quotes

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

52.) “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

53.) “To just have one sunflower would make me happy.” – Unknown

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

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

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

57.) “I plant sunflowers and get back daily joy.” – Nadine Locke

58.) “Look at its shape, with vibrant yellows and oranges, a sunflower can brighten your day…it’s as if it is smiling like a happy face painted on the sun…so if you do only one thing all day, let it be to smile, so you can brighten the day of others around you, just like the sunflower.” Bodhi Smith

59.) “Happiness held is the seed; happiness shared is the flower.” – John Harrigan

60.) “I always like to have flowers on the table. I think they make it look special.”  Ina Garten

61.) “Advice from a sunflower: Be outstanding in your field.”  Unknown

62.) “Yes, I need you, my fairy-tale. Because you are the only person I can talk with about the shade of a cloud, about the song of a thought — and about how, when I went out to work today and looked a tall sunflower in the face, it smiled at me with all of its seeds.” – Vladimir Nabokov

63.) “You do not need to steal other people’s sunshine because you, my sunflower, are sunshine itself.”  Unknown

64.) “A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, and man cannot live without love.”  Max Muller

65.)  “They’re in bloom because they’ve found where they belong.”  Mark Sippings

66.) “Sunflowers in the tall grass, we were born to thrive but not born to last” – Unknown

67.) “I plant the sunflowers and get back daily glee.” – Unknown

68.)  “Some people are just so much sunshine to the square inch.” – Walt Whitman

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

70.) “When you have sunflowers, you have a little bit of sunshine even on a cloudy day.”  Unknown

71.) “Standing in a sunflower field on a sunny days gives you the feeling of being completely engulfed in sunshine.”  Unknown

72.) “Earth laughs in flowers.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

74.) “Let us dance in the sun, wearing wildflowers in our hair.” Susan Polis Schutz

Beautiful Sunflower Quotes

75.) “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 women too.”  Miranda Kerr

76.) “Sturdy your stem, open your petals wide, reach for the warmth, and feel life pulsing through your entire being, for you are a sunflower.”  Unknown

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

78.) “Live in the sunshine, swim in the sea, drink the wild air.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

79.) “Many flowers open to the sun, but only one follows him constantly. Heart, be thou the sunflower, not only open to receive God’s blessing, but constant in looking to Him.”  Jean Paul

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

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

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

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

84.) “Look at the sunny side of everything.”  Christian D. Larsen

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

86.) “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

87.) “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

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

89.) “If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden.” – Frances Hodgson Burnett

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

91.) “Sunflowers show us the beauty of staying connected with all that nourishes and sustains us.”  Unknown

92.) “Even the tiniest of flowers can have the toughest roots.”  Shannon Mullen

93.) “A perfect beauty of a sunflower! A perfect excellent lovely sunflower existence! A sweet natural eye to the new hip moon, woke up alive and excited grasping in the sunset shadow sunrise golden monthly breeze!” – Allen Ginsberg

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

95.) “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.”  Shunryu Suzuki

96.) “Like sunflowers, galaxies, and fingerprints, your life is an intricately designed spiral.”   Kristen Lee

97.) “Pick up a sunflower and count the florets running into its centre… and you will find an extraordinary truth: recurring numbers, ratios and proportions.”  Charles Jencks

98.) “Come with me into the field of sunflowers is a better line than anything you will find here, and the sunflowers themselves are far more wonderful than any words about them.”  Mary Oliver

Short Sunflower Quotes

99.) “Make it like a sunflower.” – Steve Jobs

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

101.) “A sunflower is always sun-kissed.” – Unknown

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

103.) “Be a Sunflower in a field of roses.”  T.F. Fox

104.) “Sunflowers are my friends.” – Laynni Locke

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

106.) “Sunflowers Never Lie.”  Emily Byrnes

107.) “Standing among the sunflowers, I craved divinity.” Michael Paterniti

108.) “Sunflowers are like people to me.”  Joan Mitchell

109.) “Model your life after the sunflower.” Kristen Lee

110.) “Do you know where the sunflowers’ lights go when they die?”
  Adriani Putri

111.) “You are touching so many people’s lives. You are a Sunflower.”
Avijeet Das

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

113.) “Wherever life plants you, bloom with grace.”  Old French Proverb

114.) “Be like a flower and turn your face to the sun.” – Khalil Jibran

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Connection to Sunflowers

Establishing a strong connection with the sunflowers is necessary to grow in life. These sunflower quotes can nourish your soul and help you become a better version of yourself. Try to incorporate one from each category to feel happy and inspired and live a beautiful life.

If you liked these quotes and think someone can benefit from them, please share them with your friends and family. Remember to always shine like a sunflower.

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