Lavender Quotes to Refresh Your Mind

Famous lavender quotes will bring peace, joy, and relaxation. As a symbol of inspiration, hope, and beauty, lavender also represents purity, silence, devotion, serenity, grace, and calmness. Powerful lavender quotes help you find clarity, restore balance and embrace a calmer, fuller life.

Best Lavender Quotes

If I were a painting, I wish I would be colored with lavender. Ramya

Womanist is to feminist as purple is to lavender. Alice Walker

Better keep the young on lemons and lavender until they’ve reached the age of discretion. Henry Miller

A violet in the youth of primy nature, forward, not permanent. William Shakespeare

Bursts of gold on lavender melting into saffron. It’s the time of day when the sky looks like it has been spray painted by a graffiti artist. Mia Kirshner

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

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. Myrtle Reed

Hot lavender, mints, savory, marjoram; the marigold that goes to bed wi’ the sun, and with him rise weeping. William Shakespeare

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

Forgiveness is the fragrance the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it. Mark Twain

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

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Like the sweet sound that breathes upon a bank of violets. William Shakespeare

Stella crossed to the sink beneath the window to fill the kettle. Ellen Read

Her love was like lavender, delicate and melancholy. Laura Chouette

At once a fragrance overwhelms him not saffron, not lavender, but something in between. John Ashbery

As far as what I do love, I love birds; I love lavender. Michael Moore

Rachael could see the lavender fields from where they sat at the kitchen table. They stretched in a purple haze over the landscape, the bright sunshine washing over them. The mauve complimented the blue grey of the Australian bush in the far distance. Ellen Read

I know a bank where the wild thyme blows, where oxlips and the nodding violet grows. William Shakespeare

Lemon, the flavor of sunshine, and lavender, a most powerful herb. It symbolized feminine beauty and grace, and Nellie could think of nothing better with which to celebrate Martha’s recent delivery. Karma Brown

Happiness radiates like the fragrance from a flower and draws all good things towards you. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Favorite lavender or go for something more. Romaine Brooks

Flowers are happy things. P.G. Wodehouse

The cut, which the merman had placed on my hip, was shimmering with a soft, almost transparent, lavender glow. Meaghan Rauscher

Little deeds are like little seeds, they grow to flowers or to weeds. Daniel D. Palmer

Once ruffle skirted vanity table where I primped at thirteen, opening drawers to a private chaos of eyeshadows lavender teal sky blue, swarms of hair pins ponytail fasteners, stashes of powders, colonies of tiny lipsticks. Barbara Blatner

Oh, here it is. Lavender brings luck and adventure for those who choose to embrace it, I said. Rajani LaRocca

We lavender folk spray up, spontaneously flowering in the color we had learned as an identifying mark of our culture when it was subterranean and secret.  Judy Grahn

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She wandered to one of the lavender stalks and touched the tiny violet blue blossoms, and brought her scented fingertips to her throat. Lisa Kleypas

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

It was our favorite part of the day, this in between time, and it always seemed to last longer than it should a magic and lavender space unpinned from the hours around it, between worlds. Paula McLain

I love Thieves, it is therapeutic if you’re not feeling well. It has a very strong scent but is quite wonderful. I also use lavender. Peppermint, when my stomach is upset. Donna Karan

It is easy to forget now, how effervescent and free we all felt that summer. Everything fades the shimmer of gold over White Cove; the laughter in the night air; the lavender early morning light on the faces of skyscrapers, which had suddenly become so heroically tall. Every dawn seemed to promise fresh miracles, among other joys that are in short supply these days. And so I will try to tell you, while I still remember, how it was then, before everything changed that final season of the era that roared. Anna Godbersen

And lavender, whose spikes of azure bloom shall be, ere while, in arid bundles bound to lurk amidst the labours of her loom, and crown her kerchiefs with mickle rare perfume. William Shenstone

Add a drop of lavender to milk, leave town with an orange, and pretend you’re laughing at it. Bill Bailey

A scent of lavender cannot be put into words. Marty Rubin

Be like a lavender flower which symbolizes purity, quietness, elegance, calmness, deluxe, royalty. Nayana D. Biju

The raindrops played across the coast all through the night, until the soft new day shrugged itself awake, tried on amethyst and lavender for a while, and finally decided on pale yellow. Garry D. Schmidt

I suppose there’s a time in life when a garden of roses and lavender fails to blind a girl to the true shabbiness of a place. Katie Crouch

Lavender in the hut, fertility beads under the mattress, a dreamcatcher by the plunge pool, oyster appetizers every afternoon, and a Michael Bolton love mix. Rachel Van Dyken

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. Keke Palmer

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It’s scented! Your wedding invitations are scented? It’s meant to be lavender. David Nicholls

The next day, she carried her secret weapon to school in her satchel. She was tingling with excitement. She was longing to tell Matilda about her plan of battle. In fact, she wanted to tell the whole class. But she finally decided to tell nobody. It was better that way, because then no one, even when put under the most severe torture, would be able to name her as a culprit. Roald Dahl

I turn away from the smell of death, pressing my lavender scented handkerchief as tight as I can against my nose. Meghan Masterson

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

Keep rosemary by your garden gate. Add pepper to your mashed potatoes. Plant roses and lavender, for luck. Fall in love whenever you can. Alice Hoffman

When the light turns green, you go. When the light turns red, you stop. But what do you do when the light turns blue with orange and lavender spots? Shel Silverstein

Lavender is the new pink. I’ll never stop wearing pink but I wanted to venture out. Nicki Minaj

Everything fades the shimmer of gold over White Cove; the laughter in the night air; the lavender early morning light on the faces of skyscrapers. Anna Godbersen

We dark glasses; bathe in lavender oil and cool fresh water. Alice Hoffman

I feel such a connection to Violet. Joshua Henry

Day after day we looked for rain, and day after day we saw nothing but the sun. Lavender that we had planted in the spring died. Peter Mayle

Love isn’t something you find. Love is something that finds you. Loretta Young

In place of bubble bath, use a lavender scented dishwashing liquid. David Letterman

You cannot kill a breeze, a wind, a fragrance; you cannot kill a dream or an ambition. Michael Onfray

Everything was alive, moving. I could smell lavender and honeysuckle in the air. And everything had a sound, a song. Kailin Gow

We all have something in our past that is gripping us, and Violet is very much about leaving those things behind. Joshua Henry

The hills were soon splashed with wildflowers; the grass became an altogether new and richer shade of green; and the air became scented with fresh and surprising smells of jasmine, honeysuckle, and lavender. Dalai Lama XIV

We were strangers under the same roof. We were perfect pretenders on the stage of the world. Ranjani Ramachandran

Forgiveness is the smell that lavender gives out when you tread on it. Mark Twain

There are some things, after all, that Sally Owens knows for certain always throw spilled salt over your left shoulder. Keep rosemary by your garden gate. Add pepper to your mashed potatoes. Plant roses and lavender, for luck. Fall in love whenever you can. Alice Hoffman

She was the perfect cliché among dear little old ladies, down to the very lavender bags she placed among her linen.

Murakami is not here anyway, I thought. He is most likely somewhere else, sealed in a space capsule in the center of a field of lavender, laboring over words. Patricia Lee Smith

You were the lavender my bedroom vases longed for, but you deserved to stay with the crotons in my backyard. Sadiqua Fathima

Lavender, for excitement? I think there’s an old saying that lavender is good for something like that. Rajani La Rocca

Like the fragrance of lavender, love cannot be hidden either. Sudipta Das

Bobbington seemed to be lost in thought. A lion dressed in a lavender bonnet would likely not have drawn his attention. Cindy Anstey

Her smile carries the soft fragrance of lavender, and her beauty to which the world surrenders. Anamika and Aditya

A rhododendron bud lavender tipped. Soon a glory of blooms to clash with the cardinals and gladden the hummingbirds. Dave Beard

To look upon lavender and feel content. Ramya

I joined an Internet community of Victorian scholars, which meant if I posted a question about 1875’s lavender harvest, more than a thousand experts would ponder it. Michel Faber

Your voice calmed me like petals of lavender. Indranil Kumar

Lavenders are colors of relaxation. With an aromatic fragrance, they are a sign of good luck. Their purple color is most attractive in the flowers. It’s good for sleep, it’s peaceful for our minds. Payel Bagchi

One trick I swear by I pour a little neroli or lavender oil onto a hot towel and use it to wipe off my makeup. It opens up my pores, and then my face cream sinks in better. Courteney Cox

Outside, beyond their borders, the honey slow twilight was thinning and quickening to a cold, dusty lavender. Peter S. Beagle

I love lavender both the color and the smell, and the sound is quiet so you can hear it. Jarod Kintz

Of course, it wasn’t actually lavender Wren was smelling it was magic. Adrienne Tooley

As a kid, I’d play with homemade recipes, like putting pineapple on my face to exfoliate my skin and doing facial steams with lavender or peppermint oils. I just loved doing stuff like that. It’s what motivated me to launch my skin care line. Demi Lovato

Lavender is an ingredient in the French spice mixture, herbs de Provence. But be careful how much you use it. Dr. Yufang Lin, MD

Before we had antiseptics, people used lavender to clean hospital wards. Dr. Yufang Lin

To have children is to plant roses, muguets, lavender, lilac, gardenia, stock, peonies, tuberose, hyacinth it is to achieve a whole sense, a grand sens one did not priorly know. Julia Glass

If feeling anxious about anything, Dr. Bach’s night time rescue remedy is great. Sometimes a bath before bed helps. Burning Lavender or Clary Sage in the room before retiring. Try not to work on my computer very late and then bed straight after. Getting enough exercise definitely helps sleep. Rachel Ryan

I was a princess in a castle, with a dress made of lavender and beside me there is a prince, with arctic blue eyes, and arms wrapped closely around me. Kailin Gow

Here’s your sweet lavender sixteen sprigs a penny that you’ll find my ladies will smell as sweet as any. Lavender Sellers’s Cry

Sprinkling drops of lavender and clary sage oil into a bath is a totally simple yet complex pleasure. Isabel Gillies

Lavender is popular essential oil long loved for its calming, shooting fragrance. When diffused, Lavender adds a clean and fresh scent to any room. It is also a relaxing addition to body care products and baths. Melanie Simon

I take my metal canister of tea off the shelf. It is my own mixture of dried lavender blossoms and lemon balm, harvested from my garden and hung in the storeroom to dry. Weed helped me hang these stalks, I think. His hands touched these tender leaves, just as they touched me. Maryrose Wood

The world beyond the hidden garden vanished from her awareness. There was only this place this patch of Eden sunny and quiet and blazing with unearthly color. The mixed scents of lavender and warm male skin were all around her. Too delicious, too compelling. Lisa Kleypas

The white pure sheet of her life had thunderous and royal purple lavender pride with a golden heart. Dr. Zainab Ansari

Nellie didn’t make these lavender muffins often, as they brought forth memories of her mother in better days, which was difficult. Yet, it remained one of her favorite recipes. Karma Brown

Somewhere, a rattlesnake strike makes the dance begin. Three hawks float in the light blue sky overhead. Crows caw and the sweet seduction of lavender fills my head. And she waltzes through my thoughts. Hunter S. Jones

His love held the scent of lavenders, as I carved them into poetry. Nithya Eliza

My love for you is like a Florida sunset. Orange, coral, pink, and lavender, it exists to warm your heart through the inevitable darkness. Jarod Kintz

Lavender is for lovers true, which evermore be gained; desiring always for to have some pleasure for the pain. Clement Robinson

The love, the desire tearing apart my soul was more than I could bear. I allowed him to take my arm, allowed myself to melt into him, to close my eyes and inhale once more his scent of lavender and winter skies as we walked together towards the orchards. Kailin Gow

You take me to a lavender bubble of our own world. Esperer

Meanwhile, spring came, and with it the outpourings of Nature. The hills were soon splashed with wild flowers; the grass became an altogether new and richer shade of green; and the air became scented with fresh and surprising smells of jasmine, honeysuckle, and lavender. Dalai Lama XIV

I allowed him to take my arm, allowed myself to melt into him, to close my eyes and inhale once more his scent of lavender and winter skies as we walked together towards the orchards. Kailin Gow

An artist must go beyond the mercy of satin or water from a gutty hue to that which is close to royal purple. All seasons and blossoms in between. Lavender. Theatrical and outrageous electric. Almost gray. True and false blue. Yusef Komunyakaa

Are you Lavender? You must be, for you are all about aroma. Dorji Wangmo

My favorite name for a color is puce. It’s kind of a dried blood color. It’s a hideous color. But I love the word. It’s so euphonic. But my favorite colors are lavender, purple, periwinkle blue, and white. Elizabeth Taylor

Crows caw and the sweet seduction of lavender fills my head. And she waltzes through my thoughts. Hunter S. Jones

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. Carrie Underwood

Put a drop of lavender essential oil on my pillow before I go to sleep. Melissa Joan Hart

I believe that for every illness or ailment known to man that God has a plant out here that will heal it. We just need to keep discovering the properties for natural healing. Vannoy Gentles Fite

At the door to the shop, a bell tinkled, and moments later they seemed to enter the very flowering of lavender. The scent was all around them; it curled and diffused in the air with a sweet warmth and subtlety, then burst with a peppery, musky intensity. Deborah Lawrenson

Lavender is known for its ability to calm the nervous system, lift the mood and even lower blood pressure. Dr. Yufang Lin

If you had to choose an oil, it would have to be lavender essential oil because it is antibacterial and antiviral. So, it’s great to have when people around you are sick; it can also be used to relax. Karen Rose

The soothing scent of lavender. It always hits me at the right nerves, helping me to calm my anxiety. The smell which I was initially skeptical to even use as I never wanted to get addicted, now helps me to deal with migraine and tucks me to sleep. Srishti Srivastava