Sunflowers have the amazing ability to lift spirits. Their bright yellow petals are warm and cheery. Their sun-like appearance is warm and inviting. They symbolize adoration, loyalty, and longevity. It’s not wonder that sunflowers are a favorite, especially during the warmer summer months. Don’t take my word for it though. Here are fifteen photos that prove sunflowers make people happy.

“We’re all golden sunflowers inside.” – Allen Ginsberg

“I want to be like a sunflower so that even on the darkest days I will stand tall and find the sunlight.” – Unknown

“True friends are like bright sunflowers that never fade away, even over distance and time.” – Marie Williams Johnstone

“If I were a flower… I would be a sunflower. To always follow the sun, turn my back to darkness, stand proud, tall and straight even with my head full of seeds.” – Pam Stewart

“Sunflowers end up facing the sun, but they go through a lot of dirt to find their way there.” ― J.R. Rim

Have I convinced you that sunflowers are the key to happiness? Feel free to surround yourself with sunflowers if you need to experience just how sunflowers make people happy for yourself.