Quotes of Daisy

“ Stoop where thou wilt, thy careless hand Some random bud will meet; Thou canst not tread, but thou wilt find The daisy at thy feet. ”

- Thomas Hood

“ I said to Heart, 'How goes it?' Heart replied: 'Right as a Ribstone Pippin!'. ”

- Hilaire Belloc

“ Thou unassuming Commonplace Of Nature. ”

- William Wordsworth

“ We meet thee, like a pleasant thought, When such are wanted. ”

- William Wordsworth

“ There is a flower, a little flower With silver crest and golden eye, That welcomes every changing hour, And weathers every sky. ”

- James Montgomery

“ Spake full well, in language quaint and olden, One who dwelleth by the castled Rhine, When he call'd the flowers, so blue and golden, Stars that on earth's firmament do shine. ”

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“ And daisy-stars, whose firmament is green. ”

- Thomas Hood

“ Not worlds on worlds, in phalanx deep, Need we to prove a God is here; The daisy, fresh from nature's sleep, Tells of His hand in lines as clear. ”

- John Mason Good

“ That of all the floures in the mede, Thanne love I most these floures white and rede, Suche as men callen daysyes in her toune. ”

- Geoffrey Chaucer

“ That men by reason will it calle may The daisie or elles the eye of day The emperice, and floure of floures alle. ”

- Geoffrey Chaucer

“ And a breastplate made of daisies, Closely fitting, leaf on leaf, Periwinkles interlaced Drawn for belt about the waist; While the brown bees, humming praises, Shot their arrows round the chief. ”

- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

“ The Rose has but a Summer reign, The daisy never dies. ”

- James Montgomery

“ Yun daisyd mantels ys the mountayne dyghte. ”

- Thomas Chatterton

“ The daisy's for simplicity and unaffected air. ”

- Robert Burns

“ The poet's darling. ”

- William Wordsworth

“ On a strawberry sundae of a day, all daisies and June sun and pastoral posing by world leaders on the Lancaster House lawn. ”

- John Vinocur

“ The mighty are brought low by many a thing Too small to name. Beneath the daisy's disk Lies hid the pebble for the fatal sling. ”

- Helen Hunt Jackson

“ There are only three ages for women in Hollywood — Babe, District Attorney, and Driving Miss Daisy. ”

- Goldie Hawn

“ One can get just as much exultation in losing oneself in a little thing as in a big thing. It is nice to think how one can be recklessly lost in a daisy. ”

- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

“ Swinging at daisies is like playing electric guitar with a tennis racket: if it were that easy, we could all be Jerry Garcia. The ball changes everything. ”

- Michael Bamberger

“ And what's romance? Usually, a nice little tale where you have everything as you like it, where rain never wets your jacket and gnats never bite your nose and it's always daisy-time. ”

- D. H. Lawrence

“ Bright flowers, whose home is everywhere Bold in maternal nature's care And all the long year through the heir Of joy and sorrow, Methinks that there abides in thee Some concord with humanity, Given to no other flower I see The forest through. ”

- William Wordsworth

“ You may wear your virtues as a crown, As you walk through life serenely, And grace your simple rustic gown With a beauty more than queenly. Though only one for you shall care, One only speak your praises; And you never wear in your shining hair, A richer flower than daisies. ”

- Phoebe Cary

“ All summer she scattered the daisy leaves; They only mocked her as they fell. She said: "The daisy but deceives; 'He loves me not,' 'he loves me will,' One story no two daisies tell." Ah foolish heart, which waits and grieves Under the daisy's mocking spell. ”

- Helen Hunt Jackson

“ If I had my life to live over I'd like to make more mistakes next time. I'd relax. I would limber up. I would be sillier than I have been this trip. I would take fewer things seriously. I would take more chances. I would climb more mountains and swim more rivers… ”

- Nadine Stair
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