Roses Quotes

A revolution is not a trail of roses. A revolution is a fight to the death between the future and the past.

Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz

Yes Truth may be, but 'tis not Here; mankind must seek and find it There, But Where nor I nor you can tell, nor aught earth-mother ever bare. Enough to think that Truth can be: come sit we where the roses glow, Indeed he knows not how to know who knows not also how to 'unknow.'

Sir Richard Francis Burton

we wouldn't ask why a rose that grew from the concrete for having damaged petals, in turn, we would all celebrate its tenacity, we would all love its will to reach the sun, well, we are the roses, this is the concrete and these are my damaged petals, dont ask me why, thank god, and ask me how.

Tupac Shakur

Making it, making it, in their chosen field the roses fall victim to a weakness of the heart.

Denise Levertov

A true poet does not bother to be poetical. Nor does a nursery gardener scent his roses.

Jean Maurice Eugne Clment Cocteau

A revolution is not a bed of roses.

Fidel Castro

We might well call this short Mock-play of ours A Posie made of Weeds instead of Flowers; Yet such have been presented to your noses, And there are such, I fear, who thought 'em Roses.

George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham

He who plants thorns must never expect to gather roses

Arabian Proverb

If I had a rose for every time I thought of you, I'd be picking roses for a lifetime.

Swedish Proverb

You cannot pluck roses without fear of thorns, Nor enjoy a fair wife without danger of horns

Benjamin Franklin

They are not long, the days of wine and roses: Out of a misty dream, our path emerges for a while, then closes within a dream.

Ernest Dowson

There Affectation, with a sickly mien, Shows in her cheek the roses of eighteen

Alexander Pope

Avoid being impatient. Remember time brings roses.

Unknown

Instead of complaining that the rosebush is full of thorns, be happy that the thorn bush has roses

German Proverb

Roses fall, but the thorns remain.

Dutch Proverb

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon-instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.

Dale Carnegie

Take time to smell the roses

Proverb

How cunningly nature hides every wrinkle of her inconceivable antiquity under roses and violets and morning dew!

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Truths and roses have thorns about them.

Henry David Thoreau

We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses

Abraham Lincoln

I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.

Emma Goldman

So lifeís year begins and closes; Days though shortening still can shine; What though youth gave love and roses; Age still leaves us friends and wine.

Thomas Moore

They are not long, the days of wine and roses; Out of a misty dream Our path emerges for a while, then closes Within a dream.

Ernest Dowson

What though youth gave love and roses age still leaves us friends and wine

Thomas Moore
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