Roses Quotes

Truths and roses have thorns about them.

Henry David Thoreau

Thorns and roses grow on the same tree.

Turkish Proverb

The sharp thorn often produces delicate roses.


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

It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees.

George Eliot

One may live without bread, not without roses

Jean Richepin

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

Mark Overby

One rose is enough for the dawn

Edmond Jabes

I'd be a butterfly born in a bower, Where roses and lilies and violets meet.

Thomas Haynes Bayly

Strew on her roses, roses, And never a spray of yew. In quiet she reposes: Ah! would that I did too.

Matthew Arnold

Sister, awake! close not your eyes, The day her light discloses; And the bright morning doth arise Out of her bed of roses.

Thomas Bateson

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : June 11, 2013
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