Quotation Explorer - 'Lilies'

The calla lilies are in bloom again. Such a strange flower—suitable to any occasion. I carried them on my wedding day, and now I place them here in memory of something that has died. - Katharine Hepburn
I've been living in the shadow of empty people for far too long. Now I need to find chests full of wild lilies, minds full of wonder, hearts full of light. - Anita Krizzan
Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin. - Bible
Sweetest things turn sourest by their deeds; Lilies that fester smell far worse than weeds. - William Shakespeare
In a marshland amongst the crocodiles, there float beautiful water lilies! Even in the Hell, one can find the good and the beauty. - Mehmet Murat ildan
Let us make our way through these low valleys of the humble and little virtues. We shall see in them the roses amid the thorns, charity that shows its beauty among interior and exterior afflictions, the lilies of purity. - Francis de Sales
The new mythology of love was that it bent to the fashion of the day, obligated to take the shape of doves, lilies, jewels. This is a lie. Love is sometimes as passionate as war. - Brenna Yovanoff
Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless; peacocks and lilies for instance. - John Steinbeck
If beautiful lilies bloom in ugly waters, you too can blossom in ugly situations. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Foolish wise folk sneer at you; foolish wise folk would pull up the useless lilies, the needless roses, from the garden, would plant in their places only serviceable wholesome cabbage. But the Gardener knowing better, plants the silly short-lived flowers; foolish wise folk, asking for what purpose. - Jerome K. Jerome
Click any word or name in a quote to explore, or search for more. [JSON] [SOURCE]