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The lavender plant belongs to the mint family, a flowering plant with a sweet floral fragrance.
Did you know that the lavender name was derived from the Latin word 'lavare', which means 'wash'? Lavender was also used as a holy herb in ancient times!
Lavender was a bath additive in regions like Persia, Rome, and Ancient Greece. These cultures used to believe that lavender helped to purify the body and mind. It was also used in the preparation of tea for a soothing effect. Since ancient times, lavender has been extensively used to treat different ailments, including insomnia, headaches and skin problems.
We have gathered the best quotes about lavender here for you, if you like our quotes, please read these blue sky quotes and [bird quotes] too.
Quotes About Calm Lavender
Lavender flowers symbolize spirituality, purity, silence, love, grace, serenity and calmness. Here are a few beautiful best lavender quotes and sayings that make you calm when you feel stressed.
1.“The air was fragrant with a thousand aromatic herbs, with fields of lavender, and with the brightest roses blushing in tufts all over the meadows.”
- William C. Bryant.
2."Forgiveness is the fragrance the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it."
3."Womanist is to feminist as purple is to lavender."
4.“Her love was like lavender, delicate and melancholy.”
― Laura Chouette, 'The Painting Of Mrs. Ravensbrook.'
Shakespeare Quotes About Lavender And Love
Lavender symbolizes enchantment and love. A person can express love to their beloved with a bouquet of lavenders. Here are a few lavender quotes from Shakespeare himself.
5."Hot lavender, mints, savory, marjoram; The marigold, that goes to bed wi' the sun, and with him rise weeping."
6."A violet in the youth of primy nature, Forward, not permanent."
-William Shakespeare, 'Hamlet'.
7. "Like the sweet sound, That breathes upon a bank of violets."
-William Shakespeare, 'Twelfth Night'.
8."I know a bank whereon the wild thyme blows, Where oxlips and the nodding violet grows."
-William Shakespeare, 'A Midsummer Night’s Dream'.
More Lavender Quotes And Sayings
Lavender is best known for its healing properties. Take a look at these famous quotes about relaxing lavender.
9. "As far as what I do love, I love birds; I love lavender."
10."Happiness radiates like the fragrance from a flower and draws all good things towards you."
-Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.
Feminine Quotes About Lavender
Lavender also symbolizes beauty and grace, here are a few lavender quotes that discuss or describe the experience of women.
11."It always seems to me as if the lavender was a little woman in a green dress, with a lavender bonnet and a white kerchief. She's one of those strong, sweet, wholesome people, who always rest you, and her sweetness lingers long after she goes away."
12."What woman, however old, has not the bridal-favors and raiment stowed away, and packed in lavender, in the inmost cupboards of her heart?"
-William Makepeace Thackeray.
13." Love isn't something you find. Love is something that finds you".
14.“When hope is fleeting, stop for a moment and visualize, in a sky of silver, the crescent of a lavender moon. Imagine it - delicate, slim, precise, like a paper-thin slice from a cabochon jewel. It may not be very useful, but it is beautiful. And sometimes it is enough.”
― Vera Nazarian, 'The Perpetual Calendar Of Inspiration.'
15.“Stella crossed to the sink beneath the window to fill the kettle. 'Would you like lavender tea?'”
― Ellen Read, 'Broken'.
16."Can I have a look at Uranus too, Lavender?"
-J. K. Rowling, 'Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire'.
More Quotes On Lavender
Purple is the color of royalty, refinement, and luxury. One will always fall in love with aroma of lavender, and here are a few more quotes involving flowers for you.
17."I feel such a connection to 'Violet'."
- Joshua Henry.
18."The violet flower gives the impression of shyness, growing as it does close to the protective ground and often beneath other plants, shrubs, and trees."
-Steven D. Price.
19."Before bed, I read a book or flip on the radio - I'm not picky, I'll just turn it on and see what comes up. I burn a yummy lavender- scented candle."
20."You cannot kill a breeze, a wind, a fragrance; you cannot kill a dream or an ambition."
- Michel Onfray.
21." To make a perfume, take some rose water and wash your hands in it, then take a lavender flower and rub it with your palms, and you will achieve the desired effect".
-Leonardo da Vinci.
22."We all have something in our past that is gripping us, and 'Violet' is very much about leaving those things behind."
23."Flowers are happy things."
-P. G. Wodehouse.
Short Lavender Quotes
The lavender essential oil has multiple uses which can be used to aid sleep, and to get improve hair and skin problems. We have listed a few short lavender quotes and lavender fields quotes that will get you feeling energized.
24."Mathematical discoveries, like springtime violets in the woods, have their season which no man can hasten..."
25."I feel like you have to tell people who you are, but you don't have to be disrespectful about it. But you also don't have to be a shrinking violet."
26."Little deeds are like little seeds, they grow to flowers or to weeds."
-Daniel D. Palmer.
27."But you, you foolish girl, you have gone home to a leaky castle across the sea to lie awake in linen smelling of lavender, and hear the nightingale, and long for me."
-Edna St. Vincent Millay.
28."Put a drop of lavender essential oil on my pillow before I go to sleep."
-Melissa Joan Hart.
29. "Under a lavender sky we lie
Do you, do you remember the day?"
- Ray LaMontagne, 'Lavender'.
30. "I disappeared last night
While sleeping in my bed
A field of lavender beneath my head"
- Two Door Cinema Club, 'Lavender'.
Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 30 lavender quotes that are very relaxing, then why not take a look at these April quotes, or [June quotes] too?