A desert plant known as a cactus has tall, leafless stems that are covered with prickly spines or pointed spikes.

The water-storing stems of cactus plants allow them to thrive in arid environments. 

We have made a list of the best Cactus quotes for inspiration.


Cactus Quotes

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

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The world is full of cactus, but we don’t have to sit on it. ~ Will Foley.

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What a surprise. That boy doesn’t have the sense God gave a cactus. ~ Kathleen Peacock.

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I have learned the difference between a cactus and a caucus. On a cactus, the pricks are on the outside. ~ Mo Udall.

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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.

Very often, people are obsessed with what others think of them. It’s like if a flower 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. ~ Stephan Hauser.

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.

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

People are not cactuses, they need plenty of water and, when talking about friendship, the water is our time. ~ Birute Sol.

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If you get struck by a cactus, consider it a cactus kiss. Because we all know Love hurts. ~ Jessica Anna Jones.

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.

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.

Meaningful Cactus Quotes

What a surprise. That boy doesn’t have the sense God gave a cactus. ~ Kathleen Peacock.

I read books so dry even a cactus couldn’t grow on them. But who cares? I’m not a farmer, I’m a thinker. ~ Jarod Kintz.

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A cactus doesn’t live in the desert because it likes the desert; it lives there because the desert hasn’t killed it yet. ~ Hope Jahren.

I hope that while so many people are out smelling the flowers, someone is taking the time to plant some. ~ Herbert Rappaport.

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.

A cactus is a desert’s rose. ~ Matshona Dhliwayo.

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.

Beautiful Cactus Quotes

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It was the act of a gentleman, and Damian was as gentle as a cactus. ~ Aishabella Sheikh.

Adolescence is like cactus. ~ Anais Nin.

Play with a cactus and you will get pricked! ~ Anthony T. Hincks.

My dad is like a cactus ~ introverted and tough. ~ Gary Anarchic.

Be sharp like a cactus, people are afraid to touch and not a sort of rubbish. ~ Sophieya.

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People trample over flowers, yet only to embrace a cactus. ~ James Joyce.

It was the act of a gentleman, and Damian was as gentle as a cactus. ~ Isabella Sheikh.

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

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I’m an observer of life. I like to watch people, and I like to watch cactus. I like to talk to mountains and communicate with my friends in the other spheres and dimensions. ~ Frederick Lenz.