Okay everyone, it’s time for some Cottagecore-esque quotes.

We’ve said it time and time again, but Cottagecore has stolen the hearts and minds (and styles) of many people during the pandemic by giving an uplifting outlook on the world and romanticising the simplicity we were all stuck in.

But if you don’t know what Cottagecore is yet, don’t be ashamed, you’re not the only one – basically, it is the romanisation of rural and country life.

From making jams and sourdough bread from your own kitchen to tending to gardens and having picnics in meadows, Cottagecore is the ultimate aesthetic right now.

However, while the name is relatively new, that doesn’t mean the concepts are – especially not to the 19th century Romantic poets and transcendentalists.

These quotes are perfect for fairy tales, fantasy, softness and whimsy and helping you escape the modern world.

Whimsical Cottagecore Quotes

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“The way he talked of their dreams made her want to grab his hand and run into tomorrow.” – Atticus

Breathing dreams like air.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

Watch carefully, the magic occurs, when you give a person enough comfort, to just be themselves.” – Atticus

Her soul was too deep to explore by those who always swam in the shallow end.” – A. J. Lawless

Her eyes were the colour of whiskey and grace. moments with her always felt like getting drunk on Sundays.” – B. Devine

It’s that heart of gold, and stardust soul that makes you beautiful.” – R. M. Broderick

Don’t deny your fire, my dear, just be who you are and burn.” – Mark Anthony

She’s fire and ice. You’ll fear the cold and crave the burn.” – J. M. Storm

There are all types of love in this world but never the same love twice.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

How was I to know that this tiny spark would spread like wildfires.” – N. R. Hart

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” – Mark Twain

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I’ll probably write about your for the rest of my life.” – Warsan Shire

She’s the type of flower that can grow after a forest fire.” – Acrewss

I have loved her, my little wanderer, with a mind full of wild forests and eyes that await adventures.” – Conny Cernik

You must not ever stop being whimsical. And you must not, ever, give anyone else the responsibility for your life.” – Mary Oliver

“To have endured horrors, to have seen the worst of humanity and have your life made unrecognizable by it, to come out of all that honorable and brave— that was magical.” – Ransom Riggs

“Look after the senses and the sounds will look after themselves” – Lewis Carroll

“There’s no backward and no forward, no day other than this. You fill your cart as you go, and that’s that.” – John Burnham Schwartz

“It was a night when you might expect to stray into a dance of mermaids.” – LM Montgomery

“Romance is like maintaining a car. If you do a good job of it, you will always have a dependable quiet ride.” – T. R. Wallace

More than whimsy, joy is a weapon we use to fight life`s battles. ” – Margaret Feinberg

If you`re alive, kick into drive. Chase whimsies. See if you can turn dreams into a way to make a living, if not an entire way of life.” – Kevin Smith

“Very rare, the intelligence of the heart. The intelligence of the whimsical brain is less rare, less attaching, sometimes tedious.” – Storm Jameson

“Look at that sea, girls — all silver and shadow and vision of things not seen. We couldn’t enjoy its loveliness any more if we had millions of dollars and ropes of diamonds.” – L. M. Montgomery

All good things are wild and free.” – Henry David Thoreau

The Made herself stronger by fighting the wind.” – Frances Hodgson Burnett

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“I want to stand by the river in my finest dress. I want to sing, strong and hard, and stomp my feet with a hundred others so that the waters hum with our happiness. I want to dance for the renewal of the world.” – Robin Wall Kimmerer

“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” – J. R. R. Tolkien

“One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.” – William Shakespeare.

“I am excessively fond of a cottage; there is always so much comfort, so much elegance about them. And I protest, if I had any money to spare, I should buy a little land and build one myself, within a short distance of London, where I might drive myself down at any time, and collect a few friends about me and be happy. I advise everybody who is going to build, to build a cottage.” – Jane Austen

“Home is what you take with you, not what you leave behind.”  – N. K. Jemisin

“For every tale carved in rock there are more inscribed on autumn leaves or woven into spider webs.” – Erin Morgenstern

“We have forgotten how to be good guests, how to walk lightly on the earth as its other creatures do.” – Barbara Ward

“You were once wild here. Don’t let them tame you.”  – Isadora Duncan

“What are dreams but an internal wilderness and what is desire but a wildness of the soul?” – Louise Erdich

“If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.” – Alfred, Lord Tennyson

“The stars are like the trees in the forest, alive and breathing. And they’re watching me.”  – Haruki Murakami

“You took the truth and you made it into flowers”  – Anna-Marie McLemore

Do you want to stay in the warmth and comfort of the Cottagecore world a little longer?

Read about the 6 Cottagecore books and these Cottagecore games.

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