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 that are blooming outside our windows today.
We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.
the voice of your eyes is deeper than all roses
I am thankful that thorns have roses.
Every rose that is sweet-scented within, That rose is telling of the secrets of the Universal.
Beauty is an ecstasy; it is as simple as hunger. There is really nothing to be said about it. It is like the perfume of a rose: you can smell it and that is all.
I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.
Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.
Gather ye rose-buds while ye may, Old Time is still a flying: And this same flower that smiles to day, Tomorrow will be dying.
The red rose whispers of passion,
And the white rose breathes of love;
O, the red rose is a falcon,
And the white rose is a dove.
As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round.
There is no salvation for the soul but to fall in Love. Only lovers can escape out of these two worlds. This was ordained in creation. Only from the heart can you reach the sky: The Rose of Glory can grow only from the heart.
The rose looks fair, but fairer we it deem
For that sweet odour which doth in it live.
But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold.
Gather the rose of love whilst yet is time.
A profusion of pink roses being ragged in the rain speaks to me of all gentleness and its enduring.
It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees.
The seasons alter: hoary-headed frosts
Fall in the fresh lap of the crimson rose.
The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose.
And I will make thee beds of roses, And a thousand fragrant posies.
You don't blast a heart open," she said. "You coax and nurture it open, like the sun does to a rose.
Then will I raise aloft the milk-white rose.
For whose sweet smell the air shall be perfumed.
I know Mama Rose is a great role and I love having a chance to do it.
If a man has only correct doctrine to offer me, I am sure to slip out at the first intermission to seek the company of someone who has seen for himself how lovely is the face of Him who is the Rose of Sharon and the Lily of the Valley. Such a man can help me, and no one else can.
Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose.
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