Rose Quotes

For that mist may break when the sun is high And this soul forget its sorrow And the rose ray of the closing day May promise a brighter morrow.

Emily Jane Bront

Love is like the wild rose-briar; Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, But which will bloom most constantly?

Emily Jane Bront

When the rest of the congregation rose at the entrance of the choir he kept his seat. He argued that rising to one's feet at such a time tended to make the choir-boys conceited.

Isa Bowman

Life is like a rose . . . More exquisite and precious, When shared with others.

Jane Oechsle Lauer

There is simply the rose; it is perfect in every moment of its existence

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The rose that all are praising Is not the rose for me.

Thomas Haynes Bayly

One rose is enough for the dawn

Edmond Jabes

Love is much like a wild rose, beautiful and calm, but willing to draw blood in its defense.

Mark Overby

There is nothing more difficult for a truly creative painter than to paint a rose, because before he can do so he has first to forget all the roses that were ever painted.

Henri Matisse

A relationship is like a rose, How long it lasts, no one knows; Love can erase an awful past, Love can be yours, you'll see at last; To feel that love, it makes you sigh, To have it leave, you'd rather die; You hope you've found that special rose, 'Cause you love and care for the one you chose.

Rob Cella

It is a gorgeous, great rose-pink cavern of highly unconventional Gothic, a marvelous enclosure of space, a dated and unforgettable masterpiece of breathtaking audacity and extravagance.


If you cross a rambling rose with a pansy, you get a rose that still rambles, but it also skips!


What's in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet

William Shakespeare

One by one the flowers close, Lily and dewy rose Shutting their tender petals from the moon.

Christina G. Rossetti

A red rose is not selfish because it wants to be a red rose. It would be horribly selfish if it wanted all the other flowers in the garden to be both red and roses.

Oscar Wilde

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