Rose Quotes

By | 06.05.2022

Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose. Gertrude Stein

My life is part humor, part roses, part thorns. Bret Michaels

But he who dares not grasp the thorn, should never crave the rose. Anne Bronte

A rose does not answer its enemies with words, but with beauty. Matshona Dhliwayo

Real beauty is in the fragility of your petals. A rose that never wilts isn’t a rose at all. Crystal Woods

There is simply the rose; it is perfect in every moment of its existence. Ralph Waldo Emerson

It’s the time that you spent on your rose that makes your rose so important…People have forgotten this truth, but you mustn’t forget it. You become responsible forever for what you’ve tamed. You’re responsible for your rose. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

The world is a rose; smell it and pass it to your friends.

Roses do not bloom hurriedly; for beauty, like any masterpiece, takes time to blossom. Matshona Dhliwayo

Where, you tend a rose, my lad, a thistle cannot grow. Frances Hodgson Burnett

One rose says more than the dozen. Wendy Craig


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 blooming outside our windows today. Dale Carnegie

Tis the last rose of summer Left blooming alone; All her lovely companions Are faded and gone. Thomas Moore

If roses tried to be sunflowers, they would lose their beauty; and if sunflowers tried to be roses, they would lose their strength. Matshona Dhliwayo

You may break, you may shatter the vase, if you will, but the scent of the roses will hang round it still. Thomas Moore

The rose and the thorn, and sorrow and gladness are linked together. Saadi

Life is like a rose garden — watch for the thorns and keep the pest dust handy
The pink roses are love hopeful and expectant. White roses are love dead or forsaken–but the red roses–ah, Leslie, what are the red roses? Love triumphant. Lucy Maud Montgomery

The more you love roses the more you must bear with thorns. Matshona Dhliwayo

A rose does not lose sleep because it was mocked by weeds. Matshona Dhliwayo

A rose dreams of enjoying the company of bees, but none appears. The sun asks: ‘Aren’t you tired of waiting?’ ‘Yes,’ answers the rose, ‘but if I close my petals, I will wither and die. Paulo Coelho

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


If roses were not special weeds would not envy them. Matshona Dhliwayo Popular roses quotes

A relationship is like a rose. How long it lasts, no one knows. Rob Cella

Rose is the most beautiful flower – it and tuberose are my favourites. Aerin Lauder

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

True love is like little roses, sweet, fragrant in small doses. Ana Claudia Antunes

The rose is fairest when its budding new, and hope is brightest when it dawns from fears. Sir Walter Scott

That which God said to the rose, and caused it to laugh in full-blown beauty, He said to my heart, and made it a hundred times more beautiful. Rumi

Forgiveness is the scent that the rose leaves on the heel that crushes it
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace. Jimi Hendrix

In a world full of roses, stand out like a dandelion in the middle of a green, plush lawn! June Stoyer

The Rose is without an explanation; She blooms, because She blooms. Angelus Silesius

Take time to smell the roses. Proverb

O Rose thou art sick. The invisible worm, That flies in the night. William Blake, The Sick Rose

As delicate as flower, as tender as rose petals, choosing to be tender and kind in a harsh environment is not weakness, it’s courage. Luffina Lourduraj


If the rose is beautiful flower, it is also because it opens itself. Charles De Leusse

True friendship is like a rose, we don’t realize its beauty until it fades.

It’s the time you spent on your rose that makes her so important. Antoine De Saint Exupéry

A rose in a desert can only survive on its strength, not its beauty. Matshona Dhliwayo

Tonight I miss you like the sky misses his moon; a delicate epiphany growing on grass. I serenade the breeze into dancing a cha cha cha; the mountains echo in the background. September sky never looked more charming; or the sublime petals of the rose looked so graceful. Avijeet Das

Truths and roses have thorns about them. Henry David Thoreau. Quotes about red roses

Where there are no thorns there are no roses. Matshona Dhliwayo

A rose by any other name would smell as sweet. William Shakespeare

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. W. Somerset Maugham

The rose is a rose from the time it is a seed to the time it dies. Within it, at all times, it contains its whole potential. It seems to be constantly in the process of change: Yet at each state, at each moment, it is perfectly all right as it is. Paulo Coelho

And his dark secret love Does thy life destroy. William Blake, The Sick Rose

If a rose is full of thorns, it does not mean it’s not full of beauty. Matshona Dhliwayo

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

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.

The world is a rose, smell it, and pass it to your friends. Persian Proverb


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

Her lips like a dew on a red rose Her eyes like a rainbow In every drop of rain walking goddess glistened like a diamond. Kshanasurya

For the rose, though its petals be torn asunder, still smiles on, and it is never cast down. Rumi

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

Those who don’t pick roses in summer won’t pick them in winter either. German Proverb

When the devil offers you a rose, its petals are laced with poison. Matshona Dhliwayo

God gave us memories that we might have roses in December. J. M. Barrie

When love first came to Earth, the Spring spread rose-beds to receive him. Thomas Campbell

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

Just like the rose holds her beauty among the thorns- we can gather our strength from the most unlikely places. Christine Evangelou, Rocks Into Roses: Life Lessons and Inspiration for Personal Growth

When love came first to earth, the Spring spread rose beds to receive him. Thomas Campbell

Every rose has its thorn Just like every night has its dawn.  Poison, Every Rose Has Its Thorn.


Dear Superwoman, remember that a rose does not stop looking beautiful, because of the thorns around it. So, never allow weaknesses to stop you from admiring your own strengths. Gift Gugu Mona

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

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

Roses shouldn’t waste their thorns on each other. Heather Herrman, The Corpse Queen

There’s no gift more classic and more beautiful than roses. La La Anthony

Love thou the rose, yet leave it on its stem. Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

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. John Boyle O’Reilly

A rose that grows without a thorn is robbed of its beauty. Matshona Dhliwayo

I’d rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck. Emma Goldman


The rose is the flower and handmaiden of love – the lily, her fair associate, is the emblem of beauty and purity. Dorothea Dix

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 Cullen Bryant

The gentle rose offers a powerful joy known only to the heart. Andrew Pacholyk

A rose’s rarest essence lives in the thorn. Rumi

Gather the rose of love whilst yet is time. Edmund Spenser

A life filled with love, must have some thorns, but a life empty of love will have no roses.

O my Luve is like a red, red rose That’s newly sprung in June; O my Luve is like the melody That’s sweetly played in tune. Robert Burns

Her heart was tender as a rose, His love protected her heart, As a thorn that protects the rose. Luffina Lourduraj

The sharp thorn often produces delicate roses. Ovidv

Love and a red rose can’t be hid. Thomas Holcroft

Love is a rose, but you’d better not pick it, only grows when it’s on the vine. Handful of thorns and you know you’ve missed it. Lose your love when you say the word mine. Linda Ronstadt

But ne’er the rose without the thorn. Robert Herrick


Don’t raise your girls to be porcelain roses protected behind a cabinet’s glass sliding doors. Raise your girls to be wild roses growing on mountaintops, exposed to the sunlight and to bees. I give you this guarantee: that life requires the latter and the prior is a myth. C. JoyBell C.

They are not long, the days of wine and roses. Ernest Dowson

We have chased away the clouds, the sky is all ‘rose. Francois Hollande

Deep in black roses Dateless doses I’m fallin’ victim to black roses. Charlie XCX, ‘Black Roses

A rose, no matter how beautiful, still has to contend with thorns. Matshona Dhliwayo

When autumn darkness falls, what we will remember are the small acts of kindness: a cake, a hug, an invitation to talk, and every single rose. These are all expressions of a nation coming together and caring about its people. Jens Stoltenberg

A woman is like a rose…If you take good care of her, you will see love blossom.

A cactus is a desert’s rose. Matshona Dhliwayo

If the rose is a beautiful flower, it is also because it opens itself. Charles De Leusse

A profusion of pink roses bending ragged in the rain speaks to me of all gentleness and its enduring. William Carlos Williams

There may be many flowers in one’s life…but only one rose.


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

Count the roses, not the thorns. Matshona Dhliwayo

Love and a red rose can’t be hid. Thomas Holcroft

But the rose leaves herself upon the brier, For winds to kiss and grateful bees to feed. John Keats

The rose that is democracy has its own thorns. We have to bear with it. DON SANTO

There may be many flowers in a man’s life…but only one rose.

English Rose’ – what does that actually mean? That I am pale? That I am English, maybe? They are going to say that about any actress from this country! Rachel Hurd-Wood

Roses, roses, roses, I thank all the roses that bloom in the Spring. Andy Williams, And Roses And Roses

If you know how to make people happy with a single look, then you are a rose! If you know how to hurt people with a single touch, then you’re a thorn! Mehmet Murat ildan

I can’t feel bad about being who I am, just like the girl next to me can’t feel bad about being who she is. Because a rose can never be a sunflower, and a sunflower can never be a rose. Miranda Kerr

One rose is enough for the dawn. Edmond Jabes

Every breathe of her flowers a rose in my garden. Kshanasurya


In a world full of daisies dare to be a rose. Matshona Dhliwayo

If I had a rose for every time I thought of you, I’d be picking roses for a lifetime. Swedish Proverb

I’ll say she looks as clear as morning roses newly washed with dew. William Shakespeare

World without poetry is like a lover without a rose. Shiny

The splendor of the rose and the whiteness of the lily do not rob the little violet of it’s scent nor the daisy of its simple charm. If every tiny flower wanted to be a rose, spring would lose its loveliness. Therese of Lisieux

Smell the roses. Smell the coffee. Whatever it is that makes you happy. Rita Moreno

This love is the rose that blooms forever. Rumi

From fairest creatures we desire increase That thereby beauty’s rose might never die. William Shakespeare

The more you focus on the beauty of roses, the more invisible their thorns become; and an anthophile will never stop loving roses even when their thorns harm him. Therefore, this is how love should be! Bruce Mbanzabugabo


An idealist is one who, on noticing that roses smell better than a cabbage, concludes that it will also make better soup. H. L. Mencken

Rose quotes: My love is like a rose divided into two, the leaves I give to others, but the rose I give to you.

Tis dangerous to take a cold, to sleep, to drink; but I tell you, my lord fool, out of this nettle, danger, we pluck this flower, safety. William Shakespeare

Death offers you thorns, eternity offers you roses, and life offers you both. Matshona Dhliwayo

A pink rose among a thousand white daisies stand out; be likewise. Matshona Dhliwayo

Life is like a rose, peeping through the hardships of life to bloom with color. Stephanie

The mind is a red rose with thorns… Don’t get too close. Bert McCoy

In real life, unlike in Shakespeare, the sweetness of the rose depends upon the name it bears. Things are not only what they are. They are, in very important respects, what they seem to be. Hubert H. Humphrey

But he that dares not grasp the thorn. Should never crave the rose. Anne Bronte

Red roses mean love; yellow roses infidelity. So a man would have to choose his flowers carefully. Vanessa Diffenbaugh

Our eyes reflect light. Better that the lips are more like a rose petal. Olivier Theyskens

O my Luve’s like a red, red rose That’s newly sprung in June. Robert Burns, A Red Red Rose


If there are many thorns in your life, it is because you are a rose. Matshona Dhliwayo

He sends me a poem; red roses whispering passion, white roses breathing love… Soulla Christodoulou

Some people grumble that roses have thorns; I am grateful that thorns have roses. Alphonse Karr

I can’t have white roses. They symbolize death. Nina Arianda

You cannot steal a roses beauty, even if you cover it with thorns. Matshona Dhliwayo

I want to encourage women to embrace their own uniqueness. Because just like a rose is beautiful, so is a sunflower, so is a peony. I mean, all flowers are beautiful in their own way, and that’s like women too. Miranda Kerr

Thorns and roses grow on the same tree. Turkish Proverb

She who loves roses must be patient and not cry out when she is pierced by thorns. Olga Broumas

Only when your love of roses is greater than your fear of thorns can you grow a beautiful garden. Matshona Dhliwayo

I once had a rose named after me and I was very flattered. But I was not pleased to read the description in the catalogue: no good in a bed, but fine up against a wall. Eleanor Roosevelt

Discipline trains you to put up with disappointments, every rose has a thorn. Sai Baba

I am a rose, you are my thorns, clutching to me, protecting me. Bernice Ellrick


A rose does not lose its beautiful scent because it grew in dirt. Matshona Dhliwayo

The roses came in four colors: white, yellow, red, pink, and the subtleties of their meaning were parsed and analyzed by the female population to no end. Mimi had always understood it thus: white for love, yellow for friendship, red for passion, and pink for a secret crush. Melissa de la Cruz

A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world. Leo Buscaglia

We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses. Abraham Lincoln

Long live the rose that grew from the concrete when no one else ever cared. Tupac Amaru Shakur

A rose does not lose its beauty because it is covered with thorns. Matshona Dhliwayo

If you want to be a walking-rose, wear red clothes! Mehmet Murat ildan


But he that dares not grasp the thorn should never crave the rose. Anne Bronte

I’d rather let you cover all my roads with thorns than with dead roses. Nema Al-Araby

A rose to the living is more than sumptuous wreaths to the dead. Nixon Waterman

A rose started off a bud, a bird started off an egg, and a forest started off a seed. Matshona Dhliwayo

Positioned on my dresser, that white-as-snow rose is a personal message to me. Suzanne Collins

Only in art will the lion lie down with the lamb, and the rose grow without thorn. Martin Amis

Life is a flower of which love is the honey. Victor Hugo


I remember, I remember The roses, red and white, The violets, and the lily-cups, Those flowers made of light! The lilacs, where the robin built, And where my brother set The laburmum on his birthday,- The tree is living yet. Thomas Hood

Live in Thorns but always enchant the hearts with your fragrance. Alok Jagawat

A rose, isn’t quite as beautiful as it once was, when after its thorn pricks you. Anthony Liccione

Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow. John Lennon

If you get over the darkness, a wonderful new day will come. The bright morning will be filled with light and the birds will be singing . There’ll be white roses with a lovely fragrance. Aya Kito

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