Inspiring Sunflower Quotes

Here is a quick collection of the most beautiful sunflower quotes you will ever come across:

“Never look directly at the sun, instead look at the sunflower.”

– Vera Nazarian

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

– an old Maori proverb

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

– Helen Keller

 “Wherever life plants you, bloom with grace.”

– Old French Proverb

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

– Unknown

“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

“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

“The sunflower is a favorite emblem of constancy.”

– Thomas Bulfinch

“Light-enchanted sunflower, thou Who gazest ever true and tender On the sun’s revolving splendour.”

– Pedro Calderon de la Barca

“The road to freedom is bordered with sunflowers.”

– Martin Firrell

“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

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

― J.R. Rim

“I don’t want to go to Peru.”
How do you know? You’ve never been there.”
I’ve never been to hell either and I’m pretty sure I don’t want to go there.”

― Richard Paul Evans

“We’re all golden sunflowers inside.”

– Allen Ginsberg

“Tomorrow it may rain, so I’ll follow the sun.”

– The Beatles

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

– Remez Sasson

“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

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

― Marie Williams Johnstone

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

– Simone Elkeles

“The sunflower is a favorite emblem of constancy.”

– Thomas Bulfinch

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

― Jandy Nelson

“Light-enchanted sunflower, thou who gazest ever true and tender on the sun’s revolving splendor.”

– Pedro Calderon de la Barca

“And the yellow sunflower by the brook, in autumn beauty stood.”

– William Cullen Bryant

“She is a sunflower! She brings hope to people.”

– Avijeet Das

“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

“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

“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

“Don’t confuse your path with your destination. Don’t confuse your path with your destination, just because it’s stormy now, doesn’t mean you aren’t headed for sunshine, just because it’s stormy now, doesn’t mean you aren’t headed for sunshine.”

– Dr. Anthony Fernando

“But once in a while, you pick the right thing, the exact best thing. Every day, the moment you open your eyes and pull off your blankets, that’s what you hope for. The sunshine on your face, warm enough to make you heart sing.”

– Sarah Ockler, ‘Bittersweet’

“If you want to shine like a sun, first burn like a sun.”

– APJ Abdul Kalam

“I always assumed everybody shared my love for overcast skies. It came as a shock to find out that some people prefer sunshine.”

– Glenn Gould

“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.”

– F. Scott Fitzgerald

“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

“What god does a sunflower believe in? That’s the god I believe in.”

― Marty Rubin

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

― Avijeet Das

“Her smile put the sunflower to shame.”

– Jerry Spinelli

“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

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

– Ebenezer Elliott

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

– Unknown

“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

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

Bria Vinaite

“Restless sunflower; cease to move.”

– Pedro Calderon de la Barca

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

– Richard Brautigan

That completes our list of sunflower quotes. In case you want some quotes to be included in this list, drop a comment along with the quotes. We will add the to this list.

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