199+ Positive Succulent Quotes For Succulent Lovers (A Collection)

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Succulents are plants for all seasons in all places. Now, this is not just a cute quote, it is a statement of fact. They are among the most amazing life forms in the world. In terms of resilience, these plants can withstand and thrive in conditions no other plants can. They are extremely hardy growing in some of the hottest, barest deserts on earth. The plants have adaptations to trap due from the atmosphere through the leaves when there is none to be had from the ground. The ability to do what other plants can’t do to survive makes them different. Mother Nature has endowed them with innovation, and the ability to think outside the box, they thrive where other people would easily perish.

These succulents do all the above while still managing to stand out, not only among plants but among the things we consider the most beautiful. Some of them are cute, others elegant and some are even scary but rarely will you find a succulent you can ignore. Succulent’s attributes are what we all aspire for; they can teach us important life lessons on a fighting spirit, resilience, innovation, and being gives of joy. Also, you can get some pretty nice puns from them. The following are some quotes about succulents.

Cute and Positive Succulent Quotes

  1.  “Aloe you vera much.” – Unknown
  2. “I guess I am a succulent mom now.” – Unknown
  3. “You had me on aloe” – Unknown
  4. “Succulents are planttastic.” – Unknown
  5.  “Stuck on you.” – Unknown
  6. “I hope your birthday is on point.” – Unknown
  7. “I’m ready to stop being cacti, and ready to start being cactUS”
  8. “I tried grilled cactus at a restaurant today. It was succulent.” – Unknown
  9. “I did not choose plant life. The plant life chose me.” – Unknown
  10. “Home is where the succulents are.” – Unknown
  11. “I guess I’m a plant mom now.” – Unknown
  12.  “You’re a sucCUTElent.” Unknown
  13.  “Have I just bought too many succulents?! Well I guess I succ at shopping.” – Unknown
  14. “My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them.” – Mitch Hedberg
  15.  “Another day, another succulent purchase.” – Unknown
  16. “Say aloe to my little friend!” – Unknown
  17. “I am rooting for you” – Unknown
  18. “You are looking sharp.” – Unknown
  19.  “Aloe you.” – Unknown
  20. “Let’s stick together.” – Unknown
  21. “Whenever you feel unhappy, plan a succulent garden.” – Unknown
  22. “Be a cactus in a world of delicate flowers.” – Unknown
  23. “The favorite song of succulents is, ‘Aloe-lluyah, it’s raining, man’.” – Unknown
  24. “Here’s hoping that your day doesn’t succ.” – Unknown
  25. “My cactus puns are succulent.” – Unknown
  26. “You prickle my fancy.” – Unknown
  27.  “I’m a succa for puns.” Unknown
  28.  “Life would succ without you.” Unknown
  29.  “You think my plant collection looks amazing? Awwwww succs!” – Unknown
  30. “I’m sexy and I grow it.” – Unknown
  31. “It’s not easy being so tiny and green.” – Unknown
  32. “I’m busy tonight. Staying home with my plants.” – Unknown
  33.  “Just wanted to say aloe” – Unknown
  34. “A succulent to a new friend: Aloe there” – Unknown
  35. “Sometimes life succs, just stand tall, stay sharp and never desert your dreams.” – Unknown
  36.  “I tried grilled cactus at a restaurant today. It was succulent.” – Unknown
  37.  “Not dead yet succa” – Unknown
  38.  “Supp succa?” – Unknown
  39. “Pretty fly for a cacti.” – Unknown
  40.  “I wet my plants.” – Unknown
  41. “I succ at this.” – Unknown
  42.  “My new addition is suc-CUTE-lent.” – Unknown
  43. “Crazy cat lady-NO, crazy plant lady-YES.” – Unknown
  44.  “Plant a kiss on me.” Unknown
  45. “Pot it like it’s hot.” – Unknown
  46. “You grow girl!” – Unknown
  47. “You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy even more succulents and that’s pretty much the same thing.” – Unknown
  48. “Aloe darkness, my old friend.” – Unknown
  49.   “Can’t touch this.” – Unknown
  50. “In thorned regions
    Stand the ranks
    Of patient cactus
    Watching with vegetable
    patience
    The deserts’ dying
    The winds’ empty voice
    As aliens
    Obliterate
    In well-meant ignorance
    The cactus
    and the
    cottonwood —“
    Steve Coppinger, from Cactus and the Cottonwood, in Arizona Highways, October 1971
  51. “If holding a cactus can cure my pain, I would love to have it for a whole life.” – Proverb
  52. “In the desert of my heart, you don’t need to blossom like a cactus.” – Richa

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Inspirational Succulent Quotes

  1.  “I had forgotten that talking to you is like trying to pet a cactus.” — Ilona Andrews
  2. “I am no cactus expert, but I know a prick when I see one.” — Anonymous
  3.  “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
  4. “Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them.” – A A Milne
  5. “It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees.” – George Eliot
  6. “The trees were in leaf, and every plant was blooming, except for the cacti, which were being stubbornly prickly.” — Jeremy Pascall
  7. April showers bring May flowers. – English proverb
  8. “In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect.” – Alice Walker
  9. “Flowers are the music of the ground. From earth’s lips spoken without sound.” – Edwin Curran
  10. “When the world wearies and society fails to satisfy, there is always the garden.” – Minnie Aumonier
  11. “The flower that smells the sweetest is shy and lowly.” – William Wordsworth
  12. “Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food, and medicine for the soul.” – Luther Burbank
  13. “Life is like a cactus; thorny, but beautiful.” — Anonymous
  14. “A flower blossoms for its own joy.” – Oscar Wilde
  15. “Hope is not a resting place but a starting point — a cactus, not a cushion.” — H. Jackson Brown Jr.
  16. “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
  17. “In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.” – Margaret Atwood
  18. “Don’t jack off a cactus; you’ll only hurt your hand and the cactus’ feelings.” — Tre Cool
  19. “I found my happy place. It’s filled with succulents.” — Anonymous
  20. “Another day, another succulent purchase.” — Anonymous
  21. “By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  22.  “The love of gardening is a seed that was once sown that never dies.” – Gertrude Jekyll
  23. “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
  24. All the flowers of tomorrow are in the seeds of today. – Indian proverb
  25. “We reap what we sow. We cannot expect apples when we have sown the seed of a cactus.” — Anonymous
  26. Show me your garden and I shall tell you what you are. – Alfred Austin
  27.  “There are always flowers for those who want to see them.” – Henri Matisse
  28. “To forget how to dig the earth and tend the soil is to forget ourselves.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  29. “You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming.” – Pablo Neruda
  30. The garden is the poor man’s apothecary. – German proverb
  31. Gardens are not made by singing ‘Oh, how beautiful,’ and sitting in the shade.” – Rudyard Kipling
  32. “Don’t judge a day by what you receive, but by the succulents, you grow.” — Harlow Kasprak
  33. “I’m now taking name suggestions for my new succulent.” — Anonymous
  34. “The more help a person has in the garden, the less it belongs to him.” – W H Davies
  35. “The biggest obstacle to good gardening is the desire to know the answers and not the questions.” – Monty Don
  36.  “You know you’re an Arizona native when you hug a cactus only once in your lifetime.” — Nancy Dedera
  37. The gardener who loves roses is a slave to a thousand thorns. – Turkish proverb
  38. “What is the difference between a cactus and a political caucus? On a cactus, the pricks are on the outside.” — Anonymous
  39. “Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.” – Gerard de Nerval
  40. “Adolescence is like cactus.” — Anais Nin
  41. “Garden as though you will live forever.” – William Kent
  42. He who plants a garden plants happiness. – Chinese Proverb
  43. “‘You have too many succulents,’ said no one ever.” — Anonymous
  44. “Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light.” – Theodore Roethke
  45. Life begins the day you start a garden. – Chinese Proverb
  46. “I like gardening – it’s a place where I find myself when I want to lose myself.” – Alice Sebold
  47. More grows in the garden than the gardener sows. – Spanish Proverb
  48. “You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy more succulents, and that’s pretty much the same thing!” — Anonymous
  49. “I’ve never met a succulent I didn’t like.” — Anonymous
  50. To an optimist every weed is a flower; to a pessimist, every flower is a weed. – Finnish proverb
  51. “Use plants to bring life.” – Douglas Wilson
  52. “Where flowers bloom, so does hope.” – Lady Bird Johnson
  53. “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
  54. “Life is like a succulent, full of pricks, but incredibly beautiful.” – Unknown
  55. “Earth laughs in flowers.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  56. “To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” – Audrey Hepburn
  57. All gardening is landscape painting.” – William Kent
  58. “A flower does not think of competing with the flower next to it. It just blooms.” – Zen Shin
  59. “Flowers are restful to look at. They have neither emotions nor conflicts.” – Sigmund Freud
  60. “Slowly turning my kitchen into a succulent-filled desert.” — Anonymous
  61. “Nothing worth having comes easy; plant your succulents with patience and love.” — Proverb
  62. All gardeners know better than other gardeners. – Chinese Proverb
  63. “What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  64. Yesterday’s flowers are today’s dreams. – Japanese proverb
  65. “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
  66. “Gardening is learning, learning, learning. That’s the fun of them. You’re always learning.” – Helen Mirren
  67. “Cactus classification is similar to fashion on women skirts: They first shorten improperly, and then lengthen excessively.” — C. Glass and R. Foster
  68. “If you’ve never experienced the joy of accomplishing more than you can imagine, plant a garden.” – Robert Brault
  69. “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
  70. “I’ve always felt that having a garden is like having a good and loyal friend.” – C Z Guest
  71. “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
  72. “Don’t wait for someone to bring you succulents; plan your own, and decorate your soul.” — Luther Burbank
  73. A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in. – Greek proverb
  74. “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
  75. “I read books so dry even a cactus couldn’t grow on them.” — Jarod Kintz
  76. “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”
  77. “Hope is not a resting place but a starting point – a cactus, not a cushion.” – H. Jackson Brown Jr.
  78. “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.
  79. “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
  80. “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
  81. “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
  82. “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
  83. “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
  84. “Reach for the stars, even if you have to stand on a cactus.” – Susan Longacre
  85. “Nothing worth having comes easy, plant your succulents with patience and love.” – Proverb
  86. . “Let’s root for each other and watch each other grow.” – Unknown

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Funny Succulent Quotes

  1. “Plant and your spouse plants with you; weed and you weed alone.” – Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  2. “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
  3. “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
  4. “Gardening is cheaper than therapy – and you get tomatoes.” – unknown
  5. “A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows.” – Doug Larson
  6. There are no gardening mistakes, only experiments.” – Janet Kilburn Phillips
  7. Housework is for people who don’t know how to garden” – unknown
  8. “The philosopher who said that work well done never needs doing over never weeded a garden.” – Ray D Everson
  9. “Gardening is easy. Stick it in the ground the right way up and most plants will grow perfectly well.” – Monty Don
  10. “A weed is a plant that is not only in the wrong place but intends to stay.” – Sara Stein
  11. “Old gardeners never die, they just go to seed.” – unknown
  12. “Gardening requires lots of water – most of it in the form of perspiration.” – Lou Erickson
  13. “Life is like a cactus. Thorny, but beautiful.”
  14. “I am no cactus expert, but I know a prick when I see one.”
  15. “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
  16. “I read books so dry even a cactus couldn’t grow on them.”- Jarod Kintz
  17. “You know you’re an Arizona native when you hug a cactus only once in your lifetime.” –  Nancy Dedera
  18. “Don’t jack off a cactus, you’ll only hurt your hand and the cactus’ feelings.” –  Tre Cool
  19. “Cactus classification is similar to fashion on women skirts: They first shorten improperly, and then lengthen excessively.” – C. Glass and R. Foster
  20. “A cactus is just a really aggressive cucumber.” – Unknown
  21. “What is the difference between a cactus and a conservative caucus? On a cactus, the pricks are on the outside.” – John Diefenbaker
  22. “We reap what we sow. We cannot expect apples when we have sown the seed of a cactus.” – Anonymous
  23. “The trees were in leaf and every plant was blooming, except for the cacti which were being stubbornly prickly.” – From God: The Ultimate Autobiography
  24. “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
  25. “Naw, I’m not going out there and coming back, looking like you, cactus butt!” – Shenzi in The Lion King

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Beautiful Succulent Quotes

  1. “Just another succulent appreciation post.” — Anonymous
  2. “I think I’ll just stay in this succulent-filled haven for a while.” — Anonymous
  3. “Life is like a succulent, full of pricks, but incredibly beautiful.” — Anonymous
  4. “I like to take long walks down the succulent aisle.” — Anonymous
  5. “Slow mornings and succulents, babe.” — Anonymous
  6. “Enjoy the little things.” — Succulent Lover
  7. “If you want to be happy for a lifetime, grow succulents.” — Proverb
  8. “Keep calm and grow succulents.” — Anonymous
  9. “If there are succulents, you can believe I am going to show up!” — Anonymous
  10. “Be a succulent in a world of delicate flowers.” — Proverb
  11. “Be honest. Have I bought too many succulents?” — Anonymous
  12. “Imagine if you could take every single one of these succulents home.” — Anonymous
  13. “I’m a succa for you.” — Succulent Lover
  14. “To plant succulents is to believe in tomorrow.” — Lone Thinker
  15. “We grow when things are hard.” — Succulent Queen
  16. “I’m now taking name suggestions for my new succulent.”
  17. “I found my happy place. It’s filled with succulents.”
  18. “I might like plants more than people.”
  19. “Tiny succulent alert!”
  20. “Planting this beauty on my feed.”
  21. “Home is where the succulents are.”
  22. “It’s not easy being so tiny and green.”
  23. “Just another succulent appreciation post.”
  24. “Succ it up.” — Succulent Lover
  25. “If you take a selfie with your succulents, is it called a face plant?” — Anonymous
  26. “Go wherever the succulents are.” — Anonymous
  27. Who does not love a nice succulent?
  28. “TBH, I think there’s still room in here for more succulents.” — Anonymous
  29. “Succulent lady is the new cat lady.” — Anonymous
  30. “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
  31. “Don’t judge a day by what you receive, but by the succulents, you grow.” – Harlow Kasprak
  32. “Don’t wait for someone to bring you succulents, plan your own, and decorate your soul.” – Luther Burbank
  33. “Oh, the places you will grow.”
  34. “I’m so glad I pricked you.” – Said a cactus 🙂
  35. “TBH, I think there’s still room in here for more succulents.”
  36. “I like to take long walks down the succulent aisle.”
  37. “Big plant mom energy.”
  38. “Go wherever the succulents are.”
  39. “Slow mornings and succulents, babe.”
  40. “If you take a selfie with your succulents, is it called a face plant?”
  41. “I think I’ll just stay in this succulent-filled haven for a while.”
  42. “Welcome to the succulent jungle.”
  43. “Be honest, have I bought too many succulents?”
  44. “Imagine if you could take every single one of these succulents home…”
  45. “Got a new plant friend today, so it’s safe to say it’s been good.”
  46. “More escapes into the desert, please.”
  47.  “Dessert with a side of desert-like beings.”

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Final Words

Growing succulents isn’t just satisfying on a surface level. It also has a way of giving perspective to life. The above quotes are from people who talked about keeping succulents, cacti, or situations that can be extrapolated from the art. There is something for everyone, whether you are looking for cute positive succulent quotes, inspiration, or otherwise. Might you want to add a few quotes as a succulent parent?

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Hey everyone! Welcome to Succulent City! We are all about succulents, cacti, and a bit about air plants. Ten years back, in 2013, we began the journey with succulents. It started as a simple hobby, crafting and selling charming succulent-themed pins and decorations. But as time passed, our fascination with these remarkable plants grew, and we gained extensive knowledge about them. Therefore, Succulent City is the blog as you see it is now. Enjoy your visit and happly planting!

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