We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.
Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.
I am thankful that thorns have roses.
Truths and roses have thorns about them.
But he that dares not grasp the thorn Should never crave the rose.
The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us
The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose.
Problems are only opportunities with thorns on them.
Roses have thorns, and silver fountains mud;
Clouds and eclipses stain both moon and sun,
And loathsome canker lies in sweetest bud.
All men make faults.
The rose looks fair, but fairer we it deem
For that sweet odour which doth in it live.
Life is thickly sown with thorns. I know no other remedy than to pass rapidly over them. The longer we dwell on our misfortunes the greater is their power to harm us.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
As the lily among thorns, so is my love among the daughters.
The land of literature is a fairy land to those who view it at a distance, but, like all other landscapes, the charm fades on a nearer approach, and the thorns and briars become visible.
There's no dearth of kindness In the world of ours; Only in our blindness We gather thorns for flowers.
You shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold.
Advance, and never halt, for advancing is perfection. Advance and do not fear the thorns in the path, for they draw only corrupt blood.
He wanted to play accordion on something of mine and I said you can play accordion, but I want you to play piano and organ on some stuff. He came over a couple times a week for two weeks and gave me therapy as to whether I should do The Thorns or not.
Surgery is the red flower that blooms among the leaves and thorns that are the rest of medicine.
And the heart that is soonest awake to the flowers is always the first to be touch'd by the thorns.