We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.
He who wants a rose must respect her thorn.
You may break, you may shatter the vase, if you will, But the scent of the roses will hang round it still.
The rose that lives its little hour Is prized beyone the sculpted flower.
Flowers of all hue, and without thorn the rose.
What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.
Hope is brightest when it dawns from fears.
Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.
It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees.
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.
Flowers seem intended for the solace of ordinary humanity.
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.
A cherry tree
And there are no flowers;
But the spring breeze
Brings forth myriad blossoms.
The sweetest flower that blows,
I give you as we part.
For you it is a Rose,
For me it is my heart.
Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.
A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world.
I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.
To be overcome by the fragrance of flowers is a delectable form of defeat.
I will be the gladdest thing under the sun! I will touch a hundred flowers and not pick one.
Flowers have an expression of countenance as much as men or animals. Some seem to smile; some have a sad expression; some are pensive and diffident; others are plain, honest and upright, like the broad faced sunflower and the hollyhock.
Flowers are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty out values all the utilities of the world. If dandelions were hard to grow, they would be most welcome on any lawn.
Love planted a rose, and the world turned sweet.
If dandelions were hard to grow, they would be most welcome on any lawn.
The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life.
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