65 Scent Quotes On Success In Life

These scent quotes will inspire you. The scent, a pleasant smell that is produced by something or a trail indicated by the characteristic smell of an animal and perceptible to hounds or other animals.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging scent quotes, scent sayings, and scent proverbs.

Best Scent Quotes

  1. “Smell is a potent wizard that transports you across thousands of miles and all the years you have lived.” ~ Helen Keller
  2. “Nothing is more memorable than a smell. One scent can be unexpected, momentary and fleeting, yet conjure up a childhood summer beside a lake in the mountains…” ~ Diane Ackerman
  3. “Scent is the strongest tie to memory.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  4. “No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.” ~ Samuel Johnson

  5. “The cup of tea on arrival at a country house is a thing which, as a rule, I particularly enjoy. I like the crackling logs, the shaded lights, the scent of buttered toast, the general atmosphere of leisured cosiness.” ~ P. G. Wodehouse
  6. “Smell is the primordial sense, more powerful, more primitive, more intimately tied to our memories and emotions than any other. A scent can trigger spiritual, emotional or physical peace and stimulate healing and wellness.” ~ Donna Karan
  7. “Real beauty is created when you are feeling good inside, whether that means being healthy, feeling confident or just wearing your favorite scent.” ~ Koo Stark
  8. “Life must be aromatic.

    There must be scent, somehow there must be some.” ~ Gwendolyn Brooks

  9. “Scent is often underestimated, when it can be the most evocative.” ~ Erin Morgenstern
  10. “Every scent is the sun’s scent.” ~ Dejan Stojanovic
  11. “A true poet does not bother to be poetical. Nor does a nursery gardener scent his roses.” ~ Jean Cocteau
  12. “Nothing revives the past so completely as a smell that was once associated with it.” ~ Vladimir Nabokov

  13. “Perfumes are the feelings of flowers.” ~ Heinrich Heine
  14. “The fabled musk deer searches the world over for the source of the scent which comes from itself.” ~ Ramakrishna
  15. “A fragrance is a veritable story, told and explained in scent, in notes, in impressions. It’s a score based on the emotions of each instant, a captivating music of the senses.” ~ Alber Elbaz
  16. “Scents bring memories, and many memories bring nostalgic pleasure. We would be wise to plan for this when we plant a garden.” ~ Thalassa Cruso

  17. “Odors have a power of persuasion stronger than that of words, appearances, emotions, or will. The persuasive power of an odor cannot be fended off, it enters into us like breath into our lungs, it fills us up, imbues us totally. There is no remedy for it.” ~ Patrick Süskind
  18. “The scent is sweet and meloncholy. A bit like dying, a bit like falling in love.” ~ Gabrielle Zevin , Scent quotes love
  19. “A woman’s perfume tells more about her than her handwriting.” ~ Christian Dior
  20. “An hour is not merely an hour, it is a vase full of scents and sounds and projects and climates.” ~ Marcel Proust

  21. “I’m totally on a mission to find my signature scent, but I’m too mercurial.” ~ Lexa Doig
  22. “Nothing is more memorable than a smell. One scent can be unexpected, momentary and fleeting, yet conjure up a childhood summer beside a lake in the mountains; another, a moonlit beach; a third, a family dinner of pot roast and sweet potatoes during a myrtle-mad August in a Midwestern town. Smells detonate softly in our memory like poignant land mines hidden under the weedy mass of years. Hit a tripwire of smell and memories explode all at once. A complex vision leaps out of the undergrowth.” ~ Diane Ackerman
  23. “Good shoes and a good scent make the perfect day.” ~ Nia Long
  24. “If every tiny flower wanted to be a rose, spring would lose its loveliness.” ~ Therese of Lisieux

  25. “You may break, you may shatter the vase, if you will, But the scent of the roses will hang round it still.” ~ Thomas Moore
  26. “The scent of wine, oh how much more agreeable, laughing, praying, celestial and delicious it is than that of oil!” ~ Francois Rabelais
  27. “If someone smells a flower and says he does not understand, the reply to him is: there is nothing to understand, it is only a scent. If he persists, saying: that I know, but what does it all mean? Then one has either to change the subject, or make it more abstruse by saying that the scent is the shape which the universal joy takes in the flower.” ~ Rabindranath Tagore
  28. “I think there is a spiritual scent in us which feels mischief coming, as they say birds scent storms.” ~ James Anthony Froude

  29. “To work magic is to weave the unseen forces into form; to soar beyond sight; to explore the uncharted dream realm of the hidden reality; to infuse life with color, motion and strange scents that intoxicate; to leap beyond imagination into that space between the worlds where fantasy becomes real; to be at once animal and god. Magic is…the ultimate adventure.” ~ Starhawk
  30. “I think scent is sensual. I guess evoking a mood or a spirit is key, and I think with the women’s fragrances we have evoked different types, moods or sensibilities of a woman – whether it’s Daisy with the sweetness and the innocence or Lola which is more provocative, sexy and sultry.” ~ Marc Jacobs , Scent quotes of a woman
  31. “I find you in all small and lovely things; in the little fishes like flames in the green water, in the furred and stupid softness of bumble-bees fat as laughter, in all the chiming radiance of warmth and light and scent in the summer garden.” ~ Winifred Holtby
  32. “The scent of the morning is prepared by the night; the scent of the night is prepared by the day; everything helps everything!” ~ Mehmet Murat Ildan

  33. “The best fragrance is the scent of water, the fragrance of dew and rain falling on plants. Water is the essential element, a source of life and energy. A perfume that, like a garment, moves to suit the woman, her skin. A perfume that embraces a woman.” ~ Issey Miyake
  34. “The effect of scent is really interesting. It can create a mood and change a feeling immediately. I wanted to create a modern wardrobe of fragrances … fragrances that can be very personal to the woman who’s wearing them.” ~ Aerin Lauder
  35. “Nothing is more wistful than the scent of lilac, nor more robust than its woody stalk, for we must remember that it is a tree as well as a flower, we must try not to forget this.” ~ Stevie Smith
  36. “When I was a boy, I thought scent was contained in dewdrops on flowers and if I got up very early in the morning, I could collect it and make perfume.” ~ Oscar de la Renta

  37. “Already the scent of victory is in the air.” ~ Wesley Clark
  38. “Your scent is like a drug to me like my own personal brand of heroin.” ~ Stephenie Meyer , Your scent quotes
  39. “There are two kinds of people in this world, and I am one of them.” ~ Dave Barry
  40. “Beauty is the garden scent of roses, murmuring water flowing gently…Can words describe the indescribable?” ~ Rumi

  41. “One has a nose. The nose scents and it chooses. An artist is simply a kind of pig snouting truffles.” ~ Igor Stravinsky
  42. “There is nothing like the sight of an old enemy down on his luck.” ~ Euripides
  43. “A man has his distinctive personal scent which his wife, his children and his dog can recognize. A crowd has a generalized stink. The public is odorless.” ~ W. H. Auden
  44. “The splendor of the rose and the whiteness of the lily do not rob the little violet of it’s scent nor the daisy of its simple charm. If every tiny flower wanted to be a rose, spring would lose its loveliness.” ~ Therese of Lisieux

  45. “Jasmine is just the most delicate and beautiful scent.” ~ Natalie Portman
  46. “It grew late. Through the open door, stealthily, came the scent of madonna lilies, almost as if it were prowling abroad.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  47. “My words are little jars For you to take and put upon a shelf. Their shapes are quaint and beautiful, And they have many pleasant colours and lustres To recommend them. Also the scent from them fills the room With sweetness of flowers and crushed grasses.” ~ Amy Lowell
  48. “There are two kinds of people in this world: Michael Jackson fans and losers.” ~ Seth Green

  49. “Nature, exerting an unwearied power,
    Forms, opens, and gives scent to every flower;
    Spreads the fresh verdure of the field, and leads
    The dancing Naiads through the dewy meads.” ~ William Cowper
  50. “Smell brings to mind… a family dinner of pot roast and sweet potatoes during a myrtle-mad August in a Midwestern town. Smells detonate softly in our memory like poignant land mines hidden under the weedy mass of years.” ~ Diane Ackerman
  51. “The flowers never waste their sweetness on the desert air or, for that matter, on the jungle air. In fact, they waste it only when nobody except a human being is there to smell it. It is for the bugs and a few birds, not for men, that they dye their petals or waft their scents.” ~ Joseph Wood Krutch
  52. “The good historian is like the giant of the fairy tale. He knows that wherever he catches the scent of human flesh, there his quarry lies.” ~ Marc Bloch

  53. “Pernicious weed! whose scent the fair annoys, Unfriendly to society’s chief joys: Thy worst effect is banishing for hours The sex whose presence civilizes ours.” ~ William Cowper
  54. “That which above all other yields the sweetest smell in the air is the violet.” ~ Francis Bacon
  55. “A women who doesn’t wear perfume has no future.” ~ Coco Chanel
  56. “Hit a tripwire of smell and memories explode all at once. A complex vision leaps out of the undergrowth.” ~ Diane Ackerman

  57. “I believe that people want the scent of love, more than anything else. And I don’t mean sentimentality, I don’t mean mush. I mean that idea, that human beings are more alike than we are different. And that means that I can love you. I don’t mean support you in bad things you do, that I can understand because you’re a human being.” ~ Maya Angelou
  58. “He began to search among the infinite series of impressions which time had laid down, leaf upon leaf, fold upon fold softly, incessantly upon his brain; among scents, sounds; voices, harsh, hollow, sweet; and lights passing, and brooms tapping; and the wash and hush of the sea.” ~ Virginia Woolf
  59. “Strawberries that in gardens grow
    Are plump and juicy fine,
    But sweeter far as wise men know
    Spring from the woodland vine.
    No need for bowl or silver spoon,
    Sugar or spice or cream,
    Has the wild berry plucked in June
    Beside the trickling stream.
    One such to melt at the tongue’s root,
    Confounding taste with scent,
    Beats a full peck of garden fruit:
    Which points my argument.” ~ Robert Graves
  60. “Sisters share the scent and smells… the feel of a common childhood.” ~ Pam Brown

  61. “It Wasn’t Hard To Follow The Scent Of Blood To The Living Room Where The Fae Had Been Killed. It Had Been A Violent Death, Perfect For Creating Ghosts.” ~ Patricia Briggs
  62. “Nature’s constantly screaming with all its shapes and scents: love each other! Love each other! Do as the flowers. There’s only love.” ~ Octave Mirbeau
  63. “The lime trees were in bloom. But in the early morning, only a faint fragrance drifted through the garden, an airy message, an aromatic echo of the dreams during the short summer night.” ~ Isak Dinesen

  64. “You should put scent where you like to be kissed.” ~ Catherine Deneuve
  65. “Can words describe the fragrance of the very breath of spring – that delicious commingling of the perfume of arbutus, the odor of pines, and the snow-soaked soil just warming into life.” ~ Neltje Blanchan

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