White Flowers Quotes

White Flowers Quotes by R. S. Thomas, Rumi, Alfred Lord Tennyson, Rainer Maria Rilke, Rabindranath Tagore, John Keats and many others.

Verse should be as natural As the small tuber that feed

Verse should be as natural As the small tuber that feeds on muck And grows slowly from obtuse soil To the white flower of immortal beauty
R. S. Thomas
A white flower grows in the quietness. Let your tongue become that flower.
The white flower of a blameless life.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Everything is blooming most recklessly; if it were voices instead of colors, there would be an unbelievable shrieking into the heart of the night.
Rainer Maria Rilke
It sometimes strikes me how immensely fortunate I am that each day should take its place in my life, either reddened with the rising and setting sun, or refreshingly cool with deep, dark clouds, or blooming like a white flower in the moonlight. What untold wealth!
Rabindranath Tagore
Shed no tear – O, shed no tear!
The flower will bloom another year.
Weep no more – O, weep no more!
Young buds sleep in the root’s white core.
John Keats
The red rose whispers of passion,
And the white rose breathes of love;
O, the red rose is a falcon,
And the white rose is a dove.
John Boyle O’Reilly
The candle-buds opened their wide white flowers….Their scent spilled out into the air and took possession of the island.
William Golding
And I have by me, for my comfort, two strange white flowers – shriveled now, and brown and flat and brittle – to witness that even when mind and strength had gone, gratitude and a mutual tenderness still lived on in the heart of men.
H. G. Wells
Wearing the white flower of a blameless life, Before a thousand peering littlenesses, In that fierce light which beats upon a throne, And blackens every blot.
Alfred Lord Tennyson