Quotation Explorer - 'Thorns'

Flower is always a flower. No matter the color, shape, or aroma. It will always be welcome even with thorns. - Maria Goto
Knowledge is a Bed of Roses; for Every Beautiful Flower, there are a Dozen Thorns to Match - Joshua Caleb
Thorns may hurt you, men desert you, sunlight turn to fog;but you're never friendless ever, if you have a dog. - Douglas Malloch
Thorns do not keep a rose from blooming, neither should obstacles keep you from success. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Some of the most beautiful things worth having in your life come wrapped in a crown of thorns. - Shannon L. Alder
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
Pause you who read this, and think for a moment of the long chain of iron or gold, of thorns or flowers, that would never have bound you, but for the formation of the first link on one memorable day. - Charles Dickens
Some people are like thorns. But you have to let them be thorns, because thorns can't turn into petals. The trick is not letting them prick you; never let a thorn prick you! - C. JoyBell C.
You can complain because roses have have thorns, or you can rejoice because thorns have roses.
We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses. - Abraham Lincoln
Life is rose. Some look at the thorns ... some at the flower. - Scuro Chiaro - Photographer
If all we had were roses, would the thorns then be beautiful? - Kamand Kojouri
Learn from your past and shut the door behind to live in present.Our past is just like a dry rose which was once a rose with all colors of life, with sweet fragrance, with soft petal, with thorns but now it is left with only thorns which could still hurt. - ideaswar
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
Joy come and go like pleasant breeze. It's the miseries that stick in you like thorns - until you realize that it's all your doing. - Sadghuru
Leave her to heaven And to those thorns that in her bosom lodge, To prick and sting her. - William Shakespeare
If I left any good or planted any flowers among thorns, the credit goes to God and my many substantial friends. - Reverend Ada Caston Slaton Bonds
There is darkness in light, there is pain in joy, and there are thorns on the rose. - Cate Tiernan
The world is not respectable; it is mortal, tormented, confused, deluded forever; but it is shot through with beauty, with love, with glints of courage and laughter; and in these, the spirit blooms timidly, and struggles to the light amid the thorns. - George Santayana
A rose is not its thorns, a peach is not its fuzz and a human being is not his or her crankiness. - Lisa Kogan
You cannot drink the nectar of love without bleeding for its thorns. - Amit Howard
Life may be a bed of roses, but roses still have thorns. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Feeling like I have thorns on my body everywhere, That's by nobody want to stay in my life, They just come and leave me by saying you are everything I can wish for but they need time to be sure and after that they disappear and never come back !! - Paul karan
Not every thought is a flower; some are thorns. But while a flower may make you fall asleep and too see dreams, a thorn will wake you up and make you to think! - Mehmet Murat ildan
You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can rejoice because thorns have roses.
Some people get angry because God put thorns on roses, while others praise him for putting roses among thorns. - Anonymous
Every man shall find his own desire; there is no one thing which pleases all: one man gathers thorns and another roses. - Petronius
Truth wears a crown of thorns - Maria Faustina Kowalska
Good fortune comes with many fears. It is always threatened by tragedies. But misfortune always tends to hope and peace. Hope is the heart of life. Flowers have fear of being withered while Thorns have not fear of being withered. - M.K. Bhutta
Rumi says love turns thorns into flowers. This means that hate turns flowers into thorns! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Be like a rose; no matter how many thorns you encounter in life, bloom. - Matshona Dhliwayo
One who loves roses cannot avoid its thorns. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I wasn't born of a whistle or milked from a thistle at twilightNo I was all horns and thorns sprung out fully formed, knock-kneed and upright. - Joanna Newsom
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
Untilled ground, however rich, will bring forth thistles and thorns; so also the mind of man. - Teresa of Ávila
Lie beside me, oh my beloved! For thy thorns are more pleasurable than the petals of the world.Hold me in thy arms of hope, for the truth of separation can rest tonight. - Faraaz Kazi
I will soothe you and heal you,I will bring you roses.I too have been covered with thorns. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Carrying a grudge in your heart or in your mind is like carrying a bunch of thorns on your body. You are just choosing to prick yourself with it. - RVM
Even the most stunning rose has thorns.
Honesty whispers, "Don't get pricked by the thorns of lie. - Angelica Hopes
The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious of the rose. - Kahlil Gibran
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
Do not fear the thorns in your path, for they draw only corrupt blood. - Kahlil Gibran
You can see a rose both in two ways. First, through its beautiful petals. The other, through its thorns - Aries Eroles
Live in Thorns but always enchant the hearts with your fragrance - Alok Jagawat
If you scatter thorns, don't go barefoot. - Italian Proverb
No pain, no palm; no thorns, no throne; no gall, no glory; no cross, no crown. - William Penn
A Halloween flower,if ever there was one,would smell like an onion,have thorns like a rose.With charcoal black petalsand vines that entangle,t'would grow under moonlightin mud, I suppose. - Richelle E. Goodrich
With thorns in the inner world there will always be roses in the outer world, in law-able compensation. - G.I. Gurdjieff
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