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487 Inspirational Quotes About Succulents (2023)

1. Dessert with a side of desert-like beings.


2. “The more help a person has in the garden, the less it belongs to him.” – W H Davies


3. “Learn to love, enjoy and embrace what you have in the here and now. That’s all you really need to be happy.”


4. “People trample over flowers, yet only to embrace a cactus.”


5. “The trees were in leaf and every plant was blooming, except for the cacti which were being stubbornly prickly.” – From God: The Ultimate Autobiography


6. “Take the rose, most people think it very beautiful: I don’t care for It at all. I prefer the cactus, for the simple reason that it has a more interesting personality. It has wonderfully adapted itself to its surroundings! It is the best illustration of the theory of evolution in plant life.” – Charles Proteus Steinmetz


7. “Home is where the succulents are.” – Unknown


8. “Dessert with a side of desert-like beings.”


9. Planting this beauty on my feed.


10. “Go wherever the succulents are.”


11. If you take a selfie with your succulents, is it called a face plant?


12. “I wet my plants.” – Unknown


13. “Stand tall and look sharp.”


14. “Home is where the succulents are.”


15. “The gardener wanted to plant flowers but couldn’t because he had not botany.” – Unknown


16. “Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.”


17. “Planting this beauty on my feed.”


18. “My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them.” – Mitch Hedberg


19. “People trample over flowers, yet only to embrace a cactus.” – James Joyce


20. “People are not cactuses, they need plenty of water and, when talking about friendship, the water is our time.” – Soil B


21. “A cactus is just a really aggressive cucumber.” – Unknown


22. “If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.” – Cicero


23. “Be your own kind of beautiful.” – Unknown


24. “Being negative only makes a difficult journey more difficult. You may be given a cactus, but you don’t have to sit on it.” – Joyce Meyer


25. I'm now taking name suggestions for my new succulent.


26. “The love of gardening is a seed that was once sown that never dies.” – Gertrude Jekyll


27. “If you love someone but rarely make yourself available to him or her, that is not true love.”


28. “The world is full of cacti, but we don’t have to sit on it.” – Will Foley


29. “Just wanted to say aloe” – Unknown


30. “Imagine if you could take every single one of these succulents home…”


31. “Life would succ without you.” – Proverb


32. Can’t touch this


33. Keep going, keep growing


34. “When we live in the spirit of gratitude, there will be much happiness in our life. The one who is grateful is the one who has much happiness while the one who is ungrateful will not be able to have happiness.”


35. “Don’t wait for someone to bring you succulents, plan your own, and decorate your soul.” – Luther Burbank


36. Slowly turning my kitchen into a succulent-filled desert.


37. “Just because you’ve only got houseplants doesn’t mean you don’t have the gardening spirit – I look upon myself as an indoor gardener.” – Sara Moss-Wolfe


38. “Succulent lady is the new cat lady.” — Anonymous


39. “When the going gets tough. Just like the golden barrel cactus, You bloom yellow. And poesy drips from you. Instead of tears.” – Neelam Saxena Chandra


40. “You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy more succulents and that’s pretty much the same thing!”


41. “You’re a sucCUTElent.” Unknown


42. “Life is like a cactus; thorny, but beautiful.” — Anonymous


43. “I’m just here, pricking up the pieces!” – Unknown


44. “Tiny succulent alert!” — Anonymous


45. “If you do not know how to take care of yourself, and the violence in you, then you will not be able to take care of others. You must have love and patience before you can truly listen to your partner or child. If you are irritated you cannot listen. You have to know how to breath mindfully, embrace your irritation and transform it. Offer ONLY understand and compassion to your partner or child – This is the true practice of love.”


46. “I read books so dry even a cactus couldn’t grow on them.” — Jarod Kintz


47. “We often think of peace as the absence of war, that if powerful countries would reduce their weapon arsenals, we could have peace. But if we look deeply into the weapons, we see our own minds- our own prejudices, fears and ignorance. Even if we transport all the bombs to the moon, the roots of war and the roots of bombs are still there, in our hearts and minds, and sooner or later we will make new bombs. To work for peace is to uproot war from ourselves and from the hearts of men and women. To prepare for war, to give millions of men and women the opportunity to practice killing day and night in their hearts, is to plant millions of seeds of violence, anger, frustration, and fear that will be passed on for generations to come.”


48. Oh, the places you will grow.


49. “Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help. Gardening is an instrument of grace.” – May Sarton


50. “I’m a succa for puns.”


51. “Hope is not a resting place but a starting point – a cactus, not a cushion.” – H. Jackson Brown Jr.


52. “The trees were in leaf, and every plant was blooming, except for the cacti, which were being stubbornly prickly.” — Jeremy Pascall


53. You're pretty fly for a little cacti.


54. “A passionate look, touch or a hug on a plant is enough to open your inner eyes than going for a serious yoga and other therapies.”


55. “Gardening requires lots of water – most of it in the form of perspiration.” – Lou Erickson


56. “Flower will not grow, if the stem doesn’t allow.”


57. “Watercolor is like life. Better get it right the first time – you don’t get a second chance! – Sergei Bongart


58. Pot it like it’s hot


59. “To plant succulents is to believe in tomorrow.” — Lone Thinker


60. “Another day, another succulent purchase.” – Unknown


61. “I’ve always felt that having a garden is like having a good and loyal friend.” – C Z Guest


62. “To think in terms of either pessimism or optimism oversimplifies the truth. The problem is to see reality as it is.”


63. “Nothing worth having comes easy, plant your succulents with patience and love.” – Proverb


64. “Don’t jack off a cactus, you’ll only hurt your hand and the cactus’ feelings.” – Unknown


65. “Bloom every day, darling.” – Unknown


66. “Say aloe to my little friend!” – Unknown


67. Got a new plant friend today, so it's safe to say it's been good.


68. “Slowly turning my kitchen into a succulent-filled desert.” — Anonymous


69. “Keep calm and plant more succulents.” – Unknown


70. “My cactus puns are succulent.”


71. “Be sharp like a cactus, people are afraid to touch and not a sort of rubbish.” – Sophieya


72. “I’ve never met a succulent I didn’t like.” — Anonymous


73. “I’m like the trunk of a cactus... I take in a dose of culture and time with friends, then I retreat and go live on it for a while until I get thirsty again.”


74. “Bloom where you are planted lovely face plant and stand tall.” – Unknown


75. “If our love is only a will to possess, it is not love.”


76. “I think I’ll just stay in this succulent-filled haven for a while.”


77. “In the Middle Ages people took potions for their ailments. In the 19th century, they took snake oil. Citizens of today’s shiny, technological age are too modern for that. They take antioxidants and extract of cactus instead.” – Charles K


78. “Succulents are a type of plant, with thick fleshy skin that’s full of water, like cacti, which is a type of beautiful succulent. Plants not only provide us with oxygen but also offer relief to our sore eyes, with their natural beauty. Read on for some of the best quotes on plants.” – Unknown


79. “Flowers are the music of the ground. From earth’s lips spoken without sound.” – Edwin Curran


80. “I prick you to be my valentine.” – Unknown.


81. “You know you’re an Arizona native when you hug a cactus only once in your lifetime.” — Nancy Dedera


82. “Enjoy the little things.” – Succulent Lover


83. “I bought a cactus. A week later it died. And I got depressed because I thought: Damn I am less nurturing than a desert.” – Demetri Martin


84. “You know you’re an Arizona native when you hug a cactus only once in your lifetime.” – Nancy Dedera


85. “You grow girl!” – Unknown


86. “By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower.” – Rabindranath Tagore


87. I think I'll just stay in this succulent-filled haven for a while.


88. “You told us to leave you in the desert because you planned to start a new life as cactus. Then you conjured up tiny needles and threw them at us. With pinpoint accuracy.” – Cassandra Clare


89. Another day, another succulent purchase.


90. “Deserts are very dry places, but plants can still grow there. Desert plants collect and use water in special ways.” – Julie Penn


91. “If you want to be happy for a lifetime, grow succulents.” — Proverb


92. “You had me at aloe.” – Unknown


93. “My neighbor asked if he could use my lawnmower and I told him, of course, he could, so long as he didn’t take it out of my garden.” – Eric Morecambe


94. “What is the difference between a cactus and a conservative caucus? On a cactus, the pricks are on the outside.” John Diefenbaker


95. “Thanks to impermanence, everything is possible.”


96. “When you love someone, you have to offer that person the best you have. The best thing we can offer another person is our true presence.”


97. “TBH, I think there’s still room in here for more succulents.” — Anonymous


98. “GET OUT, YOU FLATTENED DISCOUNT ARTICHOKES!”


99. “It’s not easy being so tiny and green.” – Unknown


100. “Each moment is a chance for us to make peace with the world, to make peace possible for the world, to make happiness possible for the world.”


101. “To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.”


102. “Because you are alive, everything is possible.”


103. “The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it.”


104. “I bought a cactus. A week later it died. And I got depressed, because I thought, Damn. I am less nurturing than a desert.” – Demetri Martin


105. TBH, I think there's still room in here for more succulents.


106. “Loving someone who doesn’t love you back is like loving a cactus. The tighter you hold on, the more it’s going to hurt you.” – Demetri Martin


107. “I read books so dry even a cactus couldn’t grow on them.” – Jarod Knitz


108. “Life would succ without you.” Unknown


109. “Be Yourself. Life is precious as it is. All the elements for your happiness are already here. There is no need to run, strive, search, or struggle. Just Be.”


110. “Imagine if you could take every single one of these succulents home.” — Anonymous


111. “Support plant parenthood.” – Unknown


112. Good things grow here


113. “You are looking sharp.” – Unknown


114. “I can’t make it. I’m busy tonight (staying home with my plants).”


115. “What you are looking for is already in you…You already are everything you are seeking.”


116. “Imagine if you could take every single one of these succulents home.” – Unknown


117. “Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them.” – A A Milne


118. “To plant succulents is to believe in tomorrow.” – Lone Thinker


119. “I’m just here, pricking up the pieces!”


120. I need a drink


121. “The fool will try to plant them in the same flowerbox.” – Uknown


122. “The thorns are worth. Very often, people are obsessed with what others think of them. It’s like a flower that wants to be a cactus or a palm but it’s not. A flower is a flower, and that’s enough. That’s all you have to do is be a flower.” – Kalinin


123. “Standing tall and looking sharp. Those are the delicate flowers of succulent plants.” – Unknown


124. “You prickle my fancy.” – Unknown


125. Welcome to the succulent jungle.


126. “What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


127. Happiness is watching your plants grow


128. “Deserts never believe in cactus – seeds so.” – Gupta


129. “If a flower can flourish in the desert, you can flourish anywhere.” – Dhimaya


130. “I wanted to make up a cactus joke for your birthday, but I’m just not that sharp.” – Unknown


131. “Looking sharp today.” – Unknown


132. “Get plenty of sunshine to accentuate your strong points Be patient through dry spells Conserve your resources Don’t desert your friends Wait for your time to bloom Stay sharp!” – Ilan Shamir, “Advice from a Cactus”


133. “You prickle my fancy, Succulents are fantastic, and Stuck on you, are some of the funny succulent puns we can enjoy every time. Here are some more cute and funny succulent quotes that are really good!” – Unknown


134. Go wherever the succulents are.


135. “Even from far away, I could see people being chased by hellhounds, burned at the stake, forced to run naked through cactus patches or listen to opera music.” – Rick R


136. “Not dead yet succa” – Unknown


137. “Be a cactus in a world of delicate flowers.” – Unknown


138. “Touching the present moment, we realize that the present is made of the past and is creating the future.”


139. Growth is growth no matter how small


140. “Garden as though you will live forever.” – William Kent


141. “You know you’re an Arizona native when you hug a cactus only once in your lifetime.” Nancy Dedera


142. “You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy more succulents and that’s pretty much the same thing!” – Unknown


143. “Best friends always stick together, just like succulents.” – Unknown


144. “Just another succulent appreciation post.” — Anonymous


145. “Being negative only makes a negative journey more difficult. You may be given a cactus but you don’t have to sit on it.” Joyce Meyer


146. “I might like plants more than people.”


147. Sorry I am late. I had to buy new plants


148. Hang in there


149. “Don’t moss with me.” – Unknown


150. “I found my happy place. It’s filled with succulents.”


151. “You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy even more succulents and that’s pretty much the same thing.” – Unknown


152. “I hope thistle cheers you up!” – Unknown


153. Tiny succulent alert!


154. I found my happy place. It's filled with succulents.


155. “Dwelling in the present moment I know this is the only moment.”


156. “Succulent lady is the new cat lady.” – Unknown


157. “Nature is pleased with simplicity.” – Sir Isaac Newton


158. “What a surprise. That boy doesn’t have the sense God gave a cactus.” – Katleen Peacock


159. “I am rooting for you” – Unknown


160. “Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light.” – Theodore Roethke


161. “Bloom where you are planted. – Unknown


162. “The roots of a lasting relationship are mindfulness, deep listening, and loving speech, and a strong community to support you.”


163. “Say aloe to my little friend!”


164. “Life is tough my darling, but so are you.” – Unknown


165. “A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all, it teaches entire trust.” – Gertrude Jekyll


166. “Be a succulent in a world of delicate flowers.” — Proverb


167. “Love speaks in flowers. Truth requires thorns.” – Leigh Bard Ugo


168. Sorry darling, I have plants this weekend


169. “Slow mornings and succulents, babe.” — Anonymous


170. “Life is like a succulent, full of pricks, but incredibly beautiful.” — Anonymous


171. “Cactus classification is similar to fashion on women skirts: They first shorten improperly, and then lengthen excessively.” – C. Glass and R. Foster


172. “Loving someone who doesn’t love you back is like hugging a cactus. The tighter you hold on, the more it’s going to hurt.” – Unknown


173. “Even from far away, I could see people being chased by hellhounds, burned at the stake, forced to run naked through cactus patches or listen to opera music.” – Rich Riordan, from The Lightning Thief


174. “I guess I’m a plant mom now.” – Unknown


175. “Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food, and medicine for the soul.” – Luther Burbank


176. “I succ at this.” – Unknown


177. “If you take a selfie with your succulents, is it called a face plant?”


178. “The favorite song of succulents is, ‘Aloe-lluyah, it’s raining, man’.” – Unknown


179. More escapes into the desert, please.


180. “If we are not fully ourselves, truly in the present moment, we miss everything.”


181. “Pot it like it’s hot.” – Unknown


182. “I did not choose plant life. The plant life chose me.” – Unknown


183. “Hope is not a resting place but a starting point — a cactus, not a cushion.” — H. Jackson Brown Jr.


184. “I like to take long walks down the succulent aisle.” — Anonymous


185. “Sometimes life succs, just stand tall, stay sharp and never desert your dreams.” – Unknown


186. “Have I just bought too many succulents?! Well I guess I succ at shopping.” – Unknown


187. “If you get struck by a cactus, consider it a cactus kiss. Because we all know Love hurts.” – Jessica Anne Jones


188. “In thorned regions


189. “I consider it the highest compliment when my employees go out and start their own companies in competition with me. I always send them a plant to wish them well. Of course, it’s a cactus.” – Unknown


190. “I guess I am a succulent mom now.” – Unknown


191. “It is my conviction that there is no way to peace—peace is the way.”


192. “Reach for the stars, even if you have to stand on a cactus.” – Susan Longacre


193. “I’m like the trunk of a cactus… I take in a dose of culture and time with friends, then I retreat and go live on it for a while until I get thirsty again.” – Nancy Horan


194. “The Big Cactus…because if you come too close, you’re gonna get stuck.” – Shaquille O’Neal.


195. “‘You have too many succulents,’ said no one ever.” — Anonymous


196. “A weed is a plant that is not only in the wrong place but intends to stay.” – Sara Stein


197. “When we are mindful, deeply in touch with the present moment, our understanding of what is going on deepens, and we begin to be filled with acceptance, joy, peace and love.”


198. “Only the present moment contains life.”


199. “Let’s root for each other and watch each other grow.” – Unknown


200. “Oh, the places you will grow.”


201. “I am no cactus expert, but I know a prick when I see one.”


202. “I’m now taking name suggestions for my new succulent.”


203. “The grandparent will move the flowerbox halfway out of the sun, succulent filled haven” – Unknown


204. “Be a succulent in a world of delicate flowers.” – Proverb


205. “Don’t judge a day by what you receive, but by the succulents, you grow.” — Harlow Kasprak


206. “A daisy blooming in a desert is worth more than a rose blossoming in a rainforest.” – Dhimaya


207. Say hello to my little succulent friends.


208. “I tried to think of a great cactus joke for your birthday, but I guess I’m just not that sharp.” – Unknown


209. “In a world full of flowers, be a cactus.” – Kul Negi


210. “I think you are succulent.”


211. “A cactus doesn’t live in the desert because it likes the desert; it lives there because the desert hasn’t killed it yet.” – Hopren


212. “More escapes into the desert, please.”


213. “If there are succulents, you can believe I am going to show up!” — Anonymous


214. “If you want to be happy for a lifetime, grow succulents.” – Proverb


215. “Anger was simple, self-sustaining as a cactus. You couldn’t look too closely at it, lest the spines get you in the eye.” – Rebecca Scherm


216. “Enjoy the little things for someday you will realize they were the big things”. – Kurt Vonnegut


217. “I promise I’ll never forget to water you.”


218. “We reap what we sow. We cannot expect apples when we have sown the seed of a cactus.” — Anonymous


219. “A man doesn’t plant a tree for himself. He plants it for posterity.”


220. I guess I'm a succulent mom now.


221. “If you’ve never experienced the joy of accomplishing more than you can imagine, plant a garden.” – Robert Brault


222. “Aloe you vera much.” – Unknown


223. “Succulents look like abstract art when placed together aesthetically. People are gifting more and more such succulent plant walls and small balcony landscapes for those who do not have a garden at home. It is a really exciting idea and a beautiful idea for buying some happiness. Here are some more happy succulent quotes and captions that are amazingly good.” – Unknown


224. I might like plants more than people.


225. “I have learned the difference between a cactus and a caucus. On a cactus, the pricks are on the outside.” – Mo Udal


226. “We are made for loving. If we don’t love, we will be like plants without water.”


227. “Gardening requires lots of water – most of it in the form of perspiration.” – Lou Ericksen


228. “My dad is like a cactus – introverted and tough.” – Gary A


229. “To love without knowing how to love wounds the person we love.”


230. “People trample on flowers, but respect cactuses.” – Lone Thinker


231. “Smile, even if you have to stand on a cactus” “Grow positive thoughts.” Bloom where you are planted.” “Keep going, you are growing.” “Don’t let the prickly things in life get you down.” “I consider it the highest compliment when my employees go out and start their own companies in competition with me. I always send them a plant to wish them well. Of course, it’s a cactus.” – Norman Brodsky, founder, and CEO of Perfect Courier.


232. “Hope is not a resting place but a starting point – a cactus, not a cushion.” – H. Jackson


233. “Understanding means throwing away your knowledge.”


234. “Those who are without compassion cannot see what is seen with the eyes of compassion.”


235. “My cactus puns are succulent.” – Unknown


236. “Cactus classification is similar to fashion on women skirts: They first shorten improperly, and then lengthen excessively.” C. Glass and R. Foster


237. “Every cactus blooms, some with little rooms, some give flowers that grow, others so small it won’t show! – Ana Claudia Antunes


238. “Breathing in, I calm body and mind. Breathing out, I smile. Dwelling in the present moment I know this is the only moment.”


239. “I hope that while so many people are out smelling the flowers, someone is taking the time to plant some.” – Herbert R


240. Cactus makes perfect.


241. “The cactus thrives in the desert while the fern thrives in the wetland.” – Unknown


242. “The florist will sign and add a wall divider and proper soil to both sides.” – Unknown


243. “I want my body to help fertilize the growth of a cactus or cliff rose or sagebrush or tree.” – Edward Abbey


244. “I’m a succa for you.” — Succulent Lover


245. “Life is available only in the present moment.”


246. “I am no cactus expert, but I know a prick when I see one.” – Unknown


247. “If holding a cactus can cure my pain, I would love to have it for a whole life.” – Proverb


248. “Life is like a succulent, full of pricks, but incredibly beautiful.” – Unknown


249. “You don’t have to be perfect to be amazing.” – Unknown


250. It's not easy being so tiny and green.


251. “I promise myself that I will enjoy every minute of the day that is given me to live.”


252. “What is the difference between a cactus and a political caucus? On a cactus, the pricks are on the outside.” — Anonymous


253. “Rearing three children is like growing a cactus, a gardenia, and a tubful of impatiens. Each needs varying amounts of water, sunlight, and pruning. Were I to be absolutely fair, I would have to treat each child as if he or she were absolutely identical to the other siblings, and there would be no profit for anyone in that.” – Phyllis Grissim-Theroux


254. “I read books so dry even a cactus couldn’t grow on them.”- Jarod Kintz


255. “You prickle my fancy”, “Succulents are planttastic”, and “Stuck on you”, are some of the funny succulent puns we can enjoy every time. Here are some more cute and funny succulent quotes that are really good!


256. “Broad-leaved parkeelya


257. “Another day, another succulent purchase.” — Anonymous


258. “It’s not easy being so tiny and green-tiny succulent alert” – Unknown


259. “I think you are succulent.” – Unknown


260. “Like people, plants respond to extra attention.”


261. What happens in the greenhouse, stays in the greenhouse


262. “To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” – Audrey Hepburn


263. “Here’s hoping that your day doesn’t succ.” – Unknown


264. “If one can see beauty in the strength of how a cactus blooms in the desert. They would see beauty in the thorns it displays.” – Reena S


265. “I don’t wanna brag, but this plant is a big dill.”


266. “I had forgotten that talking to you is like trying to pet a cactus.” — Ilona Andrews


267. “The mind can go in a thousand directions, but on this beautiful path, I walk in peace. With each step, the wind blows. With each step, a flower blooms.”


268. “Enjoy the little things.” — Succulent Lover


269. “Whenever you feel unhappy, plan a succulent garden.” – Unknown


270. “Can’t touch this.” – Unknown


271. “Tequila is a good drink: you drink it and you feel like a cactus; the only problem is that in the morning and thorns grow inward.”


272. “We reap what we sow. We cannot expect apples when we have sown the seed of a cactus.” – Unknown


273. “Trying to find a new place, I don’t need mushroom.”


274. “The philosopher who said that work well done never needs doing over never weeded a garden.” – Ray D Everson


275. “I had forgotten that talking to you is like trying to pet a cactus.” Ilona Andrews


276. “In life, we cannot do great things. We can only do small things with great love.” – Mother Teresa


277. “You have enough.”


278. “Gardening is cheaper than therapy – and you get tomatoes.” – unknown


279. “In the desert of my heart, you don’t need to blossom like a cactus.” – Richa


280. “I hope your birthday is on point.” – Unknown


281. “Got a new plant friend today, so it’s safe to say it’s been good.”


282. “Big plant mom energy.”


283. “Reach for the stars, even if you have to stand on a cactus.” – Susan Longarce


284. “I promise I’ll never forget to water you.” – Unknown


285. “Nature, time and patience are the three great physicians.” – Chinese proverb


286. “I’m sexy and I grow it.” – Unknown


287. “In the world full of red roses, be someone’s aloe vera. Having 101 qualities to cure.


288. “You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy more succulents, and that’s pretty much the same thing!” — Anonymous


289. “You told us to leave you in the desert, because you planned to start a new life as cactus. Then you conjured up tiny needles and threw them at us. With pinpoint accuracy.”


290. “You are beautiful no matter what shape you are.” – Unknown


291. “A tumble from the rocks would probably land us in a cactus—and anyone who’s ever tried to tangle with a teddy bear cactus knows there’s a whole lot more bear than teddy to it.” – Kevin Hearne, Hounded, 2011


292. “Cactus classification is similar to fashion on women skirts: They first shorten improperly, and then lengthen excessively.” — C. Glass and R. Foster


293. Just another succulent appreciation post.


294. “I remember very clearly someone saying, ‘Don’t shake hands with the cactus,’ and I thought, ‘Well, why not? What could possibly go wrong?’ Shaking hands is a friendly gesture.” – Unknown


295. “We know we cannot plant seeds with closed fists. To sow, we must open our hands.”


296. “Succulents would grow anew from a broken-off leaf, pushing roots out into the air, then down into the soil: a piece of its own body, transformed into its child.”


297. “Keep calm and grow succulents.” – Unknown


298. “Don’t jack off a cactus, you’ll only hurt your hand and the cactus’ feelings.” – Tre Cool


299. “The thorns are worth bearing for a flower.” – Kalinin


300. “Reach for the stars, even if you have to stand on a cactus.” – Unknown


301. “I always see gardening as an escape, as peace really. If you are angry or troubled, nothing provides the same solace as nurturing the soil.” – Monty Don


302. “I read books so dry even a cactus couldn’t grow on them.” Jarod Kintz


303. My life would totally succ without you.


304. See succulent quote stock video clips


305. “In true love, there is no pride.”


306. “Keeping your body healthy is an expression of gratitude to the whole cosmos—the trees, the clouds, everything.”


307. “Tequila is a good drink: you drink it and you feel like a cactus; the only problem is that in the morning and thorns grow inward.” – Anonymous


308. “You think my plant collection looks amazing? Awwwww succs!” – Unknown


309. “Being negative only makes a journey more difficult. You may have been given a cactus, but you don’t have to sit on it.” – Unknown


310. “Plant a kiss on me.” Unknown


311. “Earth laughs in flowers.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


312. “I had forgotten that talking to you is like trying to pet a cactus.” Saiman said dryly. “Thank you for reminding me. Always happy to oblige.” – Ilona Andrews


313. “It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses, we must plant more trees.”


314. “If you take a selfie with your succulents, is it called a face plant?” — Anonymous


315. “The cactus thrives in the desert while the fern thrives in the wetland. The fool will try to plant them in the same flowerbox.” – Vera Nazarian


316. “Tiny succulent alert!”


317. “Herb your enthusiasm.”


318. “Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.” – Gerard de Nerval


319. “I hope thistle cheer you up!”


320. “There are always flowers for those who want to see them.” – Henri Matisse


321. “Don’t judge a day by what you receive, but by the succulents you grow.” – Harlow Kasprak


322. “Cactus classification is similar to fashion on women skirts: they first shorten improperly and then lengthen excessively.” – R. Foster


323. “Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we still cling to anything—anger, anxiety, or possessions—we cannot be free.”


324. “The Big Cactus...because if you come too close, you’re gonna get stuck.”


325. “You may be given a cactus but you don’t have to sit on it.” – Joyce Meyer


326. “In true love, you attain freedom.”


327. “Don’t jack off a cactus, you’ll only hurt your hand and the cactus’ feelings.” Tre Cool


328. “We grow when things are hard.” – Succulent Queen


329. “Many gardeners suffer from hay fever. Isn’t that news a pollen?” – Unknown


330. “Aloe darkness, my old friend.” – Unknown


331. “To take good care of ourselves, we must go back and take care of the wounded child inside of us. You have to practice going back to your wounded child every day. You have to embrace him or her terderly, like a big brother or a big sister. You have to talk to him, talk to her. And you can write a letter to the Little child in you, of two or three pages, to that you recognize his or her presence, and will do everything you can to heal his or her wounds.”


332. “Bloom every day, darling.”


333. “You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming.” – Pablo Neruda


334. “Reach for the stars, even if you have to stand on a cactus succulent mom” – Unknown


335. I'm so glad I pricked you.


336. “I’m so glad I pricked you.” – Said a cactus 🙂


337. “Love has no meaning without understanding.”


338. “It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees.” – George Eliot


339. “Root out the violence in your life, and learn to live compassionately and mindfully. Seek peace. When you have peace within, real peace with others is possible.”


340. “Don’t wait for someone to bring you succulents; plan your own, and decorate your soul.” — Luther Burbank


341. “The biggest obstacle to good gardening is the desire to know the answers and not the questions.” – Monty Don


342. “The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.” – Colin R. Davis


343. “A whale is as unique as a cactus. But don’t ask a whale to survive Death Valley. We all have special gifts. Where we use them and how determines whether we actually complete something.” – Max De Pree


344. “People trample over flowers, yet only to embrace a cactus.” – Jamey J


345. “A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows.” – Doug Larson


346. “Old gardeners never die, they just go to seed.” – unknown


347. “Adolescence is like cactus.” — Anais Nin


348. “The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just the body, but the soul.” – Alfred Austin


349. Plants are my soil mates


350. “In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.” – Margaret Atwood


351. “Let’s stick together.” – Unknown


352. “You had me on aloe” – Unknown


353. “During your struggle society is not a bunch of flowers, it is a bunch of cacti.” – Amit K


354. 99 Problems but a plant ain’t one


355. “To be loved means to be recognized as existing.”


356. “Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.”


357. “Only a few love the cactus as others fail to see their beauty. Because others just hate them for the thorns they possess, and they don’t understand the fact that they are meant to work as their protecting gear.” – Lone Thinker


358. I’m rooting for you


359. “Stuck on you.” – Unknown


360. “Slow mornings and succulents, babe.” – Unknown


361. “Be honest. Have I bought too many succulents?” — Anonymous


362. “Supp succa?” – Unknown


363. You're looking really sharp.


364. “A flower does not think of competing with the flower next to it. It just blooms.” – Zen Shin


365. “Be honest, have I bought too many succulents?”


366. “They had left the buckets of stemmed flowers and now found themselves in the center of the indoor succulent section, an array of miniature plants with whimsical names such as burro's tail and flaming katy. Olive slowed her pace, taking her time perusing metal racks of each variety. She stooped down and plucked a container of a sweet, blossom-shaped plant.


367. “Have I just bought too many succulents! Wll I guess I succ at shopping.” – Unknown


368. “I’m a succa for you.” – Succulent Lover


369. “When you say something really unkind, when you do something in retaliation your anger increases. You make the other person suffer, and he will try hard to say or to do something back to get relief from his suffering. That is how conflict escalates.”


370. “Other people’s actions are the result of their own pain and not the result of any intention to hurt you.”


371. “Say hello to my little succulent friends.” — Anonymous


372. “Freedom is not given to us by anyone; we have to cultivate it ourselves. It is a daily practice… No one can prevent you from being aware of each step you take or each breath in and breath out.”


373. “To forget how to dig the earth and tend the soil is to forget ourselves.” – Mahatma Gandhi


374. “Life is like a cactus. Thorny, but beautiful.”


375. “In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect.” – Alice Walker


376. Slow mornings and succulents, babe.


377. Imagine if you could take every single one of these succulents home...


378. “A succulent to a new friend: Aloe there” – Unknown


379. “Nothing worth having comes easy; plant your succulents with patience and love.” — Proverb


380. “You think my plant collection looks amazing? Awwwww succs!”


381. “I am no cactus expert, but I know a prick when I see one.” — Anonymous


382. “I think I’ll just stay in this succulent-filled haven for a while.” — Anonymous


383. “Only a few love the cactus as others fail to see their beauty. Because others just hate them for the thorns they possess, and they don’t understand the fact that they are meant to work as their protecting gear.” – Anonymous


384. You are beautiful no matter what shape you are


385. “I bought a cactus. A week later, it died. And I got depressed because I thought: Damn, I am less nurturing than a desert.” — Demetri Martin


386. Home is where the succulents are.


387. “I tried grilled cactus at a restaurant today. It was succulent.” – Unknown


388. “I’m a succa for puns.” Unknown


389. “The best way to take care of the future is to take care of the present moment.”


390. I've never met a succulent I didn't like.


391. “Self Love is Key To Life: Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.” – Lucille Ball


392. Let’s root for each other and watch each other grow


393. “Hope is not a resting place but a starting point – a cactus, not a cushion.” – H.Jackson


394. “We reap what we sow. We cannot expect apples when we have sown the seed of a cactus.” – Anonymous


395. “Crazy cat lady-NO, crazy plant lady-YES.” – Unknown


396. You have too many succulents,' said no one ever.


397. “Life is like a cactus. Thorny, but beautiful. They are just perfect little succulent friends and you have to do a succulent purchase. You can never have too many succulents.” – Unknown


398. Be honest, have I bought too many succulents?


399. “Succ it up.” — Succulent Lover


400. Introverted but willing to discuss plants


401. “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” – Albert Einstein


402. “I bought a cactus. A week later it died. And I got depressed because I thought: Damn I am less nurturing than a desert.” Demetri Martin


403. “The Untouchables.” – Unknown


404. “Don’t be a prick.” – Unknown


405. “In the world full of red roses, be someone’s aloe vera. Having 101 qualities to cure.” – Unknown


406. “It’s not easy being so tiny and green.”


407. “Snail is slow, smooth and succulent but vulnerable. With a wet and luscious tongue, it maneuvers its way across thorns and thistles without harm.”


408. “Being negative only makes a difficult journey more difficult. You may be given a cactus, but you don’t have to sit on it.” — Joyce Meyer


409. “I remember very clearly someone saying, ‘Don’t shake hands with the cactus,’ and I thought, ‘Well, why not? What could possibly go wrong?’ Shaking hands is a friendly gesture.” – Benedict Cumberbatch


410. “I love you a lily more each day.”


411. “You had me at aloe.”


412. “I’m really quite simple. I plant flowers and watch them grow... I stay at home and watch the river flow.”


413. “The true miracle is not walking on water or walking in air, but simply walking on this earth.”


414. “I found my happy place. It’s filled with succulents.” — Anonymous


415. “I like gardening – it’s a place where I find myself when I want to lose myself.” – Alice Sebold


416. “Herb your enthusiasm.” – Unknown


417. “The child will turn it around properly so that the fern is in the shade, and not the cactus. The moral of the story? Kids are smart.” – Vera Nazarian


418. “I’m now taking name suggestions for my new succulent.” — Anonymous


419. “If seeds waited for perfect conditions to grow, there would be no plants in the desert.” – Dhimaya


420. “Succulents are planttastic.” – Unknown


421. “Adolescence is like cactus.”


422. “Home is where the succulents are as long as you have big plant mom energy” – Unknown


423. “We grow when things are hard.” — Succulent Queen


424. “The flower that smells the sweetest is shy and lowly.” – William Wordsworth


425. “When the world wearies and society fails to satisfy, there is always the garden.” – Minnie Aumonier


426. “Adolescence is like cactus.” – Anais Nin


427. “Use plants to bring life.” – Douglas Wilson


428. “Take the rose—most people think it very beautiful: I don’t care for It at all. I prefer the cactus, for the simple reason that it has a more interesting personality. It has wonderfully adapted itself to its surroundings! It is the best illustration of the theory of evolution in plant life.” – Charles Proteus Steinmetz


429. “Don’t judge a day by what you receive, but by the succulents, you grow.” – Harlow Kasprak


430. Wash your hands, water your plants


431. “I like to take long walks down the succulent aisle.”


432. “I’ll never leaf you.” – Unknown


433. “Aloe you.” – Unknown


434. “Welcome to the succulent jungle.”


435. Big plant mom energy.


436. “Until there is peace between religions, there can be no peace in the world.”


437. “Hope is not a resting place but a starting point - a cactus, not a cushion.”


438. “Hope is not a resting place but a starting point – a cactus, not a cushion.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


439. Just so you know, I’ve got a thing for plants


440. “Take the rose, most people think it very beautiful: I don’t care for It at all. I prefer the cactus, for the simple reason that it has a more interesting personality.” – Charles Proteus


441. “In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.” – Aristotle


442. “Big things often have small beginnings.” – Proverb


443. “Every cactus blooms, some with little rooms, some give flowers that grow, others so small it won’t show!” – Ana Claudia Antunes


444. “Keep calm and grow succulents.” — Anonymous


445. Can't keep my plants to myself.


446. Sorry, I can't. I'm hanging with my plants.


447. “She was elusive, she was today, she was tomorrow. She was the faintest scent of a cactus flower, the flitting shadow of an elf owl. We did not know what to make of her. In our minds, we tried to pin her to a corkboard like a butterfly, but the pin merely went through, and away she flew.” – Terry Spinell


448. “I want my body to help fertilize the growth of a cactus or cliff rose or sagebrush or tree.”


449. “Being negative only makes a difficult journey more difficult. You may be given a cactus, but you don’t have to sit on it.”


450. “Mindfulness helps you go home to the present. And every time you go there and recognize a condition of happiness that you have, happiness comes.”


451. “Naw, I’m not going out there and coming back, looking like you, cactus butt!” – Shenzi in The Lion King


452. “Don’t jack off a cactus; you’ll only hurt your hand and the cactus’ feelings.” — Tre Cool


453. “The cactus thrives in the desert while the fern thrives in the wetland.


454. “Just another succulent appreciation post.”


455. “If you were a cactus, I’d prick you!” – Unknown


456. “I’m busy tonight. Staying home with my plants.” – Unknown


457. “I guess I’m a succulent mom now.” — Anonymous


458. “Our notions about happiness entrap us. We forget that they are just ideas. Our idea of happiness can prevent us from actually being happy. We fail to see the opportunity for joy that is right in front of us when we are caught in a belief that happiness should take a particular form.”


459. “TBH, I think there’s still room in here for more succulents.”


460. “Plant and your spouse plants with you; weed and you weed alone.” – Jean-Jacques Rousseau


461. I like to take long walks down the succulent aisle.


462. “The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies.” – Gertrude Jekyll


463. “I love you from my head tomatoes.”


464. Be-leaf in yourself


465. “Life is available only in the present. That is why we should walk in such a way that every step can bring us to the here and the now.”


466. “Succ it up.” – Succulent Love


467. “I tried to think of a great cactus joke for your birthday, but I guess I’m just not that sharp.”


468. “What is the difference between a cactus and a conservative caucus? On a cactus, the pricks are on the outside.” — John Diefenbaker


469. “Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves – slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future.”


470. I like big plants and I cannot lie


471. “A flower blossoms for its own joy.” – Oscar Wilde


472. “Gardening is easy. Stick it in the ground the right way up and most plants will grow perfectly well.” – Monty Don


473. “Gardening is learning, learning, learning. That’s the fun of them. You’re always learning.” – Helen Mirren


474. “Tequila is a good drink: you drink it, and you feel like a cactus; the only problem is that in the morning and thorns grow inward.” — Anonymous


475. “You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy succulents! And that is pretty much the same thing.” – Unknown


476. “What is the difference between a cactus and a conservative caucus? On a cactus, the pricks are on the outside.” – John Diefenbaker


477. “You told us to leave you in the desert because you planned to start a new life as cactus. Then you conjured up tiny needles and threw them at us. With pinpoint accuracy.” — Cassandra Clare


478. “Where flowers bloom, so does hope.” – Lady Bird Johnson


479. I promise I'll never forget to water you.


480. “Pretty fly for a cacti.” – Unknown


481. “My new addition is suc-CUTE-lent.” – Unknown


482. “You think my plant collection looks amazing? Awwwww succulents!” – Unknown


483. “Go wherever the succulents are.” — Anonymous


484. “My life would totally succ without you.” — Anonymous


485. “Flowers are restful to look at. They have neither emotions nor conflicts.” – Sigmund Freud


486. “Slow mornings and succulents, babe.”


487. “I’m ready to stop being cacti, and ready to start being cactUS”

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