40+ Falling & Dying Flower Quotes & Sayings Related to Life

We all know what it’s like to have our hearts broken. To feel the pain that comes with love and life. It seems like nothing ever goes right, and we just can’t catch a break. But even in the darkest of moments, we can find hope. In the beauty of falling flowers, and the way they die gracefully, we can see a reflection of our own lives, and how everything is eventually bound to come to an end. But even though things may be temporary, that doesn’t make them any less worth fighting for. And remember, every fallen flower gives way to a new one, so in that sense it represents new beginnings as well. Here’s our list of falling flower quotes to inspire you.

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Falling Flower Quotes & Sayings

1. “Everyone mourns the first blossom. Who will grieve the rest who fall?” – Leigh Bardugo

2. “Sometimes I wake up and lie still enough to hear a petal drop from the vase of flowers. Sometimes I lie awake and wish there was someone to hear my falling.” – Simon Van Booy

3. “Words. Borne on the ever swelling current of hatred, like flowers opening in the current, petals peeling back, then falling apart.” – Anne Rice

4. “(…) the tree forsakes not the flower: the flower falls from the tree.” – Alexandre Dumas

Fallen Flower Quotes

5. “See the flower, how generously it distributes perfume and honey. When it’s work is done, it falls away quietly. Try to be like the flower, unassuming despite all it’s qualities.” – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

6. “Greet the sky and live, blossom!… Yet even as the wind stirs your petals, flowers fall. My flowers are eternal, my songs live forever. I lift them in offering; I, a singer. I cast them to the wind, I spill them. The flowers become gold, they come to dwell inside the palace of eternity.” – Jacqueline Carey

7. “Your mother was such a gentle person. I always feel when I see someone like her that I’m watching the last flowers fall. This is no world for gentle people.” – Yasunari Kawabata

8. “First to flower. First to fall” – Cornelis Sandervoort

9. “I paint flowers so they will not die.” – Frida Kahlo

10. “And like a petal that’s fallen from a dying flower, I fell for you knowing it’s never work out anyways.”

11. “Oh threats of Hell and Hopes of Paradise!One thing at least is certain – This Life flies; One thing is certain and the rest is Lies -The Flower that once has blown forever dies.” – Omar Khayyam

12. “Their friendship was like a wilted bunch of flowers that she insisted on topping up with water. Why not let it die instead?” – David Nicholls

13. “Now, anyone with two thoughts in their mind can see that no future is set in stone. An infinite number of futures bud at the end of every moment, and each one of them can be changed by a falling rose petal.” – Robin Hobb

14. “Do you know what I think Mayflowers are, Marilla? I think they must be the souls of the flowers that died last summer, and this is their heaven.” – L.M. Montgomery

15. “Is there anything more pathetic than a flower that doesn’t get enough sunlight and dies, because it couldn’t get out of bed until four in the afternoon?” – Jarod Kintz

16. “On every fallen petal, beauty is lost of the flower.” – noorellejs

17. “And everybody cares about the fallen petals. But nobody mourns for the dried roots.” – S Mittal

18. “I will not be another flower, picked for my beauty and left to die. I will be wild, difficult to find, and impossible to forget.” – Erin Van Vuren

19. “Even the prettiest flower will fall one day.”

20. “Flowers are fragile and ephemeral…Even if you meant to protect them with a surrounding fence from wind and rain, they would die without sunlight…and a spindly fence has no power against a strong wind.” – Gosho Aoyama

21. “In love, treat your relationship as if you are growing the most beautiful flower. Keep watering it, tend to its roots, give it lots of sunlight, and always make sure the petals are full of color and are never curling. Once you neglect your plant, it will die, as will your relationship.” – Suzy Kassem

22. “Once a flower is picked it immediately begins to die.” – Nenia Campbell

Fallen Flowers Quotes

23. “Like petals we must eventually fall”

24. “My innocence is a dying flower” – Tite Ku

25. “We should enjoy this summer, flower by flower, as if it were the last one we’ll ever see.” – Andre Gide

26. “Rose petals of a thousand shades fall from the trees as Golds fight beneath them. They’re all red in the end.” – Pierce Brown

27. “One rose leaf, falling from an enormous height, like a little parachute dropped from an invisible balloon, turns, flutters waveringly.” – Virginia Woolf

28. “I loved the flowers that die, I loved the charm of the sky.” – Santosh Kalwar

29. “She is a flower, but she isn’t soft; when her petals fall, they hit like bullets.”

30. “So you must learn to follow your destiny, whatever it may be, with joy. As flowers grow, they show off their beauty and are appreciated by all; then, after they die, they leave their seeds so that others may continue God’s work.” – Paulo Coelho

31. “Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be daily earned and refreshed – else like a flower cut from its life-giving roots, it will wither and die.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower

32. “Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower” – Albert Camus

33. “Even though flowers fall, don’t regret it. Even though weeds grow, don’t hate them. Don’t arouse the passions of attraction and repulsion, hating and loving. If only we don’t arouse the passions, the falling of flowers and the growing of weeds as they are is manifest absolute reality.” – Hakuun Yasutani

34. “Flowers teach us that nothing is permanent: not their beauty, not even the fact that they will inevitably wilt, because they will still give new seeds.Remember this when you feel joy, pain, or sadness.Everything passes, grows old, dies, and is reborn.” – Paulo Coelho

35. “Every spark returns to darkness. Every sound returns to silence. Every flower returns to sleep with the earth. The journey of the sun and moon is predictable. But yours, is your ultimate art.” – Suzy Kassem

36. “Flowers and buds fall, and the old and ripe fall”

Fallen Flower Quotes

37. “Sometimes falling can be a new beginning too.” – Dhiman

38. “If you love a flower, don’t pick it up. Because if you pick it up it dies and it ceases to be what you love. So if you love a flower, let it be. Love is not about possession. Love is about appreciation.” – Osho


40. “It must be a real betrayal, when your body turns against you. I wonder if she likes flowers. All the bits of you that can go wrong…I don’t like flowers, not really. I like growing them, but that’s only because I like seeing them blossom, and seeing them die…But oh, how I do love to play God.” – Neil Gaiman

41. “I know love,” Says the littlest one. “Love is like a flower.” “Why is love a flower? Little one tell me.” “Love is a flower For the sweetness it gives Before it dies away.” – Guy Gavriel Kay

So here ends our list of falling flower quotes. Hope You’ve enjoyed it.