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  • "The rose is the flower of love. The world has acclaimed it for centuries. Pink roses are for love hopeful and expectant. White roses are for love dead or forsaken, but the red roses, ah the red roses are for love triumphant". Unknown.

  • "Friends are the roses of life... pick them carefully and avoid the thorns!" Unknown.

  •  "It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important". Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.

  • "Take time to smell the roses". Old Proverb.

  • "A rose must remain with the sun and the rain or its lovely promise won't come true". Ray Evans.

  • "If you enjoy the fragrance of a rose, you must accept the thorns which it bears". Isaac Hayes.

  • "A bit of fragrance always clings to the hand that gives you roses". Chinese Proverb.

  • "All June I bound the rose in sheaves, Now, rose by rose, I strip the leaves". Robert Browning.

  • "Loveliest of lovely things are they on earth that soonest pass away. The rose that lives its little hour is prized beyond the sculptured flower". William C. Bryant.

  • "The rose speaks of love silently, in a language known only to the heart". Anonymous.

  • "Love planted a rose, and the world turned sweet". Katharine Lee Bates.

  • "Tis the last rose of summer

         Left blooming alone;

         All her lovely companions

         Are faded and gone". Thomas Moore

  • "Do not watch the petals fall from the rose with sadness, know that, like life, things sometimes must fade, before they can bloom again". Unknown.

  • "I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck". Emma Goldman.

  • "In the garden of thy heart, plant naught but the rose of love". Bahaullah.

  • "Our highest assurance of the goodness of Providence seems to me to rest in the flowers. All other things, our powers, our desires, our food, are all really necessary for our existence in the first instance. But this rose is an extra. Its smell and its color are an embellishment of life, not a condition of it. It is only goodness which gives extras, and so I say again that we have much to hope from the flowers". Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

  • "Love is much like a wild rose, beautiful and calm, but willing to draw blood in its defense". Mark Overby.

  • "The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose". -Kahlil Gibran.

  • The Peace Rose:  'When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace'.  Jimi Hendrix

  • "O my Luve's like a red, red rose

         That’s newly sprung in June;

         O my Luve's like the melodie

         That’s sweetly play'd in tune". Robert Burns.

  • "The world is a rose; smell it and pass it to your friends". Old Persian Proverb.

  • "This old world that we're livin' in

         Is might hard to beat.

         You get a thorn with every Rose

         But - ain't the roses sweet?" Frank Stanton

  • "At middle age the soul should be opening up like a rose, not closing up like a cabbage".  John Andrew Holmes.

  • "Man is harder than iron, stronger than stone and more fragile than a rose". - Turkish Proverb.

  • "And since what comes to-morrow who can say?

         Live, pluck the roses of the world to-day".

         Pierre de Ronsard. Poet and Gardener. 1524 - 1585.

  • "A profusion of pink roses bending ragged in the rain speaks to me of all gentleness and its enduring". William Cullen Bryant.

  • "I don't know whether nice people tend to grow roses or growing roses makes people nice".  Roland A. Browne.

  • "Gather ye rosebuds while ye may,

         Old Time is still a-flying;

         And this same flower that smiles today,

         Tomorrow will be dying". Robert Herrick. 1592 - 1674.

  • "There is nothing more difficult for a truly creative painter than to paint a rose, because before he can do so he has first to forget all the roses that were ever painted".  Henri Matisse 1869 - 1954.

  • "Love planted a rose, and the world turned sweet".  Katharine Lee Bates.

  • "Won't you come into the garden? I would like my roses to see you."  Richard Brinsley Sheridan.

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