Quotation Explorer - 'Roses'

I was starting to hate my sixteenth birthday. A poufy white dress and a cake with roses made out of pink icing and awkward dancing with boys in awkward suits was starting to sound like a great alternative. Seriously. Sign my up, I wouldn't even complain. - Alyxandria Harvey
For marriage is like life in this—that it is a field of battle, and not a bed of roses. - Robert Louis Stevenson
And I knew that in spite of all the roses and kisses and restaurant dinners a man showered on a woman before he married her, what he secretly wanted was for her to flatten out underneath his feet like Mrs. Willard's kitchen mat. - Sylvia Plath
Some people get angry because God put thorns on roses, while others praise him for putting roses among thorns. - Anonymous
My roses are my jewels, the sun and moon my clocks, fruit and water my food and drink. - Hester Lucy Stanhope
Sure my rose-colored glasses don't let me see the world for what it is NOW but what they allow is the chance to see what the world would look like if people cared enough to plant more roses - Matthew Goldfinger
It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses, we must plant more roses. - George Eliot
Love won't always be sunshine and roses there is also sadness. - Auliq Ice
You only walk this path once. Make sure you take time to stop and enjoy the nice things. You can't smell last years roses. - Jury Nel
...throw roses into the abyss and say: 'here is my thanks to the monster who didn't succeed in swallowing me alive. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Roses are wilting, Violets are dead,The sugar bowl is empty,and so is your head. - WeeKittyAndTAT
Weeds blend in; roses stand out. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck. - Emma Goldman
Every man shall find his own desire; there is no one thing which pleases all: one man gathers thorns and another roses. - Petronius
It matters not what goal you seek Its secret here reposes: You've got to dig from week to week To get Results or Roses.
Let us make our way through these low valleys of the humble and little virtues. We shall see in them the roses amid the thorns, charity that shows its beauty among interior and exterior afflictions, the lilies of purity. - Francis de Sales
Knowledge is a Bed of Roses; for Every Beautiful Flower, there are a Dozen Thorns to Match - Joshua Caleb
When life throws shit at you, grow great, big, fuck off roses. - Heather Hill
Roses do not bloom hurriedly; for beauty, like any masterpiece, takes time to blossom. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Soft moonlight touches my lips and cheeks,I feel your soul dance in my heart.Breeze of the Southern sea blows my hair,I feel your love touch my flowers of desire,In my garden roses dance with the kindness of air.I feel my soul wanting her bliss to share. - Debasish Mridha
If roses were not special weeds would not envy them. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Heaven help the roses if the bombs begin to fall - Stevie Wonder
One can talk good and shower down roses, but it's the receiver that has to walk through the thorns, and all its false expectations. - Anthony Liccione
More than the disappearing trees and roses, it’s the human tendency to suppress the ‘Natural Voice’ of the ‘Nature’s Man’ which is sorrowful. - Ashutosh Gupta
...and here is a bed of roses for the great king now beyond us and our petty little world. - Michelle Shen
Never forget to stop and drink the beauty of roses to get drunk for a few moments of life. - Debasish Mridha
Life may be a bed of roses, but roses still have thorns. - Matshona Dhliwayo
A mother’s love is like an everlasting bed of roses, that continues to blossom. A mother’s love bears strength, comfort, healing and warmth. Her beauty is compared to a sunny day that shines upon each rose petal and inspires hope. - Ellen J. Barrier
Love for one another is built on the actions we take. Words that are said, are used for short comfort; but little do we know lies can be hidden in the riddle. Tread carefully through the puddle of roses for there, thorns await. - Ochir Napoleoni
You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can rejoice because thorns have roses.
Honor women! They strew celestial roses on the pathway of our terrestrial life. - Pierre-Claude-Victor Boiste
Roses are red violets are blue, God made me pretty, what happened to you? - rocky quicksilver
My tomb shall be in a spot where the north wind may scatter roses over it. - Omar Khayyám
One who loves roses cannot avoid its thorns. - Matshona Dhliwayo
My dear, a little smile, a little courtesy, a little kindness is what beauty entails. Some are not roses, some are oranges. - Adeosun Olamide
It's easy to take the time to stop and smell the roses but one must be willing to give of themselves enough to also stop to admire and understand life's weeds. 10/2015 - Colleen Dougherty
The best blush to use is laughter. It puts roses in your cheeks and in your soul. - Linda Knight
«And in the end» said the witch to the drowning prince «You've been the one choosing the thornless path in spite of knowing where it could lead. The one who afraid of the pricking roses, plunged himself into an abyss without petals - Nur Bedeir
If all we had were roses, would the thorns then be beautiful? - Kamand Kojouri
...... I hate biochemistry because there is no chapter on roses. - Farooq A. Shiekh
Roses do not take beauty advice from weeds. - Matshona Dhliwayo
God gave us our memories so that we might have roses in December. - James M. Barrie
Saepe creat molles aspera spina rosas" - "Often the prickly thorn produces tender roses - Ovid
Living with a whore--even the best whore in the world--isn't a bed of roses. - Henry Miller
Roses are red, Violettes are bllue,Valentines day is consumerous crap,now don't you have ironing to do"Unlikely thing to read in a valentines day card - Mock of the week the show
Love in your heart is better than roses in your hand. - Matshona Dhliwayo
God gives us memory so that we may have roses in December.
We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses. - Abraham Lincoln
Learn from roses; even when trampled they give off perfume, not despair. - Matshona Dhliwayo
God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December. - J.M. Barrie
With thorns in the inner world there will always be roses in the outer world, in law-able compensation. - G.I. Gurdjieff
How she felt when he kissed her- like a tub of roses swimming in honey, cologne, nutmeg and blackberries. - Samuel Sullivan Cox
As roses beautify gardens, love beautifies the world. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Money, which represents the prose of life, and which is hardly spoken of in parlors without an apology, is, in its effects and laws, as beautiful as roses. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
God gave us memories that we might have roses in December.
Every summer, like the roses, childhood returns. - Marty Rubin
Real life isn't purely filled with roses and rainbows. - Ken Poirot
Roses do not bloom the same time as daisies. - Matshona Dhliwayo
When we are smitten, we await love to be remontant and to be blooming over and over again, like remontant roses, with blossoms scenting through all the seasons of life. Passion and patience are to be good allies, though. - Erik Pevernagie
Life is painful. It has thorns, like the stem of a rose. Culture and art are the roses that bloom on the stem. The flower is yourself, your humanity. Art is the liberation of the humanity inside yourself. - Daisaku Ikeda
Come, come everyone, come with love, come with joy, come to my heart, there is always spring, roses always smiling, soul is always singing with joy in the light of love. I am waiting, are you coming. My heart is always ready to dance, always ready to love, always ready with a song. - Debasish Mridha
It's like: never relax, never take that breath, never stop to get that drink of water. You know you can always smell roses when you're running with them in your hand. - Garth Brooks
I don't know what it is about you that closes and opens; only something in me understands the voice of your eyes is deeper than all the roses. Nobody, not even the rain, has such small hands. - E.E. Cummings
He who teaches you how to tend a garden has given you more than he who has given you a hundred roses. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The sun shall always rise upon a new day and there shall always be a rose garden within me. Yes, there is a part of me that is broken, but my broken soil gives way to my wild roses. - C. JoyBell C.
As we come marching, marching, we battle too for men,For they are women's children, and we mother them again.Our lives shall not be sweated from birth until life closes;Hearts starve as well as bodies; give us bread, but give us roses! - James Oppenheim
Foolish wise folk sneer at you; foolish wise folk would pull up the useless lilies, the needless roses, from the garden, would plant in their places only serviceable wholesome cabbage. But the Gardener knowing better, plants the silly short-lived flowers; foolish wise folk, asking for what purpose. - Jerome K. Jerome
Only something in me understands the voice of your eyes is deeper than all roses. Nobody, not even the rain has such small hands. - E.E. Cummings
The roses, the lovely notes, the dining and dancing are all welcome and splendid. But when the Godiva is gone, the gift of real love is having someone who'll go the distance with you. Someone who, when the wedding day limo breaks down, is willing to share a seat on the bus. - Oprah Winfrey
It matters not what goal you seek Its secret here reposesYou've got to dig from week to week To get Results or Roses. - Edgar A. Guest
A revolution is not a bed of roses. A revolution is a struggle between the future and the past. - Fidel Castro
She was chaos and beauty intertwined. A tornado of roses from divine. - Shakieb Orgunwall
Up from the ashes come the roses of success. - Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
It comes from looking at the heart of things, from stopping to smell not only the roses but the bushes as well. It is a quality of attention to ordinary life that is so loving and intimate it is almost worship. - Martha N. Beck
It’s not wasting time when you sit and look upon the roses, they remind you, every rose has a thorn! - F.J. Namini
Philosophy is the toil which can never tire persons engaged in it. All ways are strewn with roses, and the farther you go, the more enchanting objects appear before you and invite you on. - Mary Wortley Montagu
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 that are blooming outside our windows today. - Dale Carnegie
Give your Friends Roses while they are still alive; don't wait until their funeral.-Robert L. Biehl (my dad) - Bobb Biehl
Lucretia Jane Price. A sweet name for a sweet lady that smelled of roses, spoke with a sweet drawl, and was surely made of all the sweet country things a man who hadn't eaten a good meal in a long time could imagine -- molasses, sweet peas, sweet corn, freshly churned butter. - Linda Leigh Hargrove
i do not know what it is about you that closesand opens;only something in me understandsthe voice of your eyes is deeper than all roses - E.E. Cummings
The smile of roses expresses the beauty of the heart. - Debasish Mridha
One of the 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 that are blooming outside our windows today. - Dale Carnegie
You can complain because roses have have thorns, or you can rejoice because thorns have roses.
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