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90 Beautiful Sunflower Quotes To Brighten Your Day

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If you are looking for an incredible selection of sunflower quotes you’re in the right place.

Sunflowers are one of the most widely recognised flowers in the world.

They also bloom at the time of year when everyone is looking forward to the summer months ahead.

Reading sunflower quotes is a great way to start your day and give you inspiration.

This collection of quotes about sunflowers will help to brighten your day.

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Right, let’s jump into this list of sunflower quotes.

Top 10 Sunflower Quotes

Attention shifted to him like sunflowers turning to the sun.

Khaled Hosseini
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We’re all golden sunflowers inside.

Allen Ginsberg
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And here the sunflower of the spring burns bright in the morning’s beam.

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

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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
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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
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The sunflower is a favorite emblem of constancy.

Thomas Bulfinch
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Tomorrow it may rain, so I’ll follow the sun.

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

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

J.R. Rim
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The sunflower is mine, in a way. Vincent van Gogh

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

Richard Brautigan

A flower needs sunlight to grow and develop. Learning is like sunshine to us, helping us grow and develop. Catherine Pulsifer

The road to freedom is bordered with sunflowers. Martin Firrell

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

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

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

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

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

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.


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

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

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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. Helen Mirren

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

Georgia O’Keeffe

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

Every flower must grow through dirt. Laurie Jean Sennott

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

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

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

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

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Her smile put the sunflower to shame. Jerry Spinelli

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

Steve Maraboli

A sunflower teaches us so much about love. Samrah Ahmad

Stand tall and face the sun. Unknown

The sun always shines above the clouds. Paul F. Davis

Look at the sunny side of everything.

Christian D. Larsen

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

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

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Eagle of flowers! I see thee stand, And on the sun’s noon-glory gaze; With eye like his, thy lids expand, And fringe their disk with golden rays: Though fix’d on earth, in darkness rooted there, Light is thy element, thy dwelling air, Thy prospect heaven. James Montgomery

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

Maori Proverb

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

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

Happy Sunflower Quotes

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

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

Matshona Dhliwayo

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 are like people to me. Joan Mitchell

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

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 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

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

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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

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

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

Jeanne Desy

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

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

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

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

Luther Burbank

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

He that will enjoy the brightness of sunshine, must quit the coolness of the shade. Samuel Johnson

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Let a hundred flowers bloom. Mao Zedong

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

Allen Ginsberg

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. Tim Firth

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

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

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

Bryant McGill

Make it like a sunflower. Steve Jobs

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

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 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

Inspirational Sunflower Quotes

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

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

Marie Williams Johnstone

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

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

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

Every flower blooms at a different pace.

Suzy Kassem

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

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

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

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


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

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

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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

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

Vincent Van Gogh

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

To Sum Up

Hopefully you enjoyed this big list of sunflower quotes.

There are lots to motivate and inspire you every day.

I’d love to know which sunflower quotes are your favourites.

Drop them in the comments below.

Last Updated on October 28, 2021 by TheGrowthReactor

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